James Nabity

Associate Professor
Contact Information:
James.Nabity@colorado.edu
303-492-3243

Office Location: ECOT 612

Focus Area

Bioastronautics

Education

Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, University of Colorado (2007)
Systems Engineering Certificate Program, Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons Division (1998)
M.S., Aeronautics & Astronautics, Naval Postgraduate School (1989)
B.S., Mechanical Engineering, University of Nebraska (1983)

Professional Experience

Associate Professor, University of Colorado (2013-present)
Principal Engineer, TDA Research, Inc. (2007-2013)
Senior Engineer, TDA Research, Inc. (1999-2007)
Mechanical Engineer, Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons Division (1983-1999)

Awards (selected)

Letter of Appreciation from Capt. John Walsh, USN (1997)
Technical Fellow, Combustion, Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons Division (1996)
Special Act Award Instrumentation Upgrade of Dock 18, Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons Division (1996)
Long-term Training Fellowship (1988-1989 academic year)

Research Interests

Life support systems for human spaceflight (thermal control, oxygen and fuels from CO2, and waste management); spacecraft/habitat design; propulsion and power.