Published: April 6, 2021 By

University of Colorado Boulder aerospace students have earned high honors in the 2021 American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics Region V Student Paper competition.

Senior design teams from the Ann and H.J. Smead Department of Aerospace Engineering Sciences earned second and third place in the April competition, which was held virtually this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

  • 2nd Place: Team FLASH - Functional LiDAR Analysis of Structural Health
  • 3rd Place: Team SpaceNet - Passive Orbit Determination Based on Time Delay of Arrival

2nd Place: Team FLASH

Team Roster: Ricky Carlson, Shray Chauhan, Andrew Fu, Jake Fuhrman, Courtney Kelsey, Ishaan Kochhar, Julian Lambert, Fiona Mcgann, Kunal Sinha, Erik Stolz. Advisor: Dennis Akos

3rd Place: Team SpaceNet

Team Roster: Ryan Burdick, Samuel Firth, Noah Francis, Jordan Gage, E Owen, Tyler Pirner, Keith Poletti, Ryan Prince, Israel Quezada Cordova, Colin Ruark, Benji Smith. Advisor: Francisco López Jiménez