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Seminar: Stochastic Modeling for Physics-Consistent Uncertainty Quantification on Constrained Spaces - Dec. 2

Dec. 1, 2022

Johann Guilleminot Assistant Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Duke University Friday, Dec. 2 | 10:40 A.M. | AERO 120 Abstract: In this talk, we discuss the construction of admissible, physics-consistent and identifiable stochastic models for uncertainty quantification. We first consider a continuum mechanics setting where variables and fields take...

STS-135 Shuttle Atlantis

Future Insight Seminar: From flying on the last Space Shuttle to Artemis: What is the future of the U.S. Space Program? - Nov. 30

Nov. 29, 2022

Please join Mark Sirangelo as he welcomes Dr. Sandy Magnus on Nov. 30 for a wide-ranging webinar discussion taking us from the beginnings of her NASA career to her flight on the last Space Shuttle mission. We will also discuss the Artemis program, ISS and the future of the Space Industry...

Earth from space

Future Insight Seminar: How does NASA really work? - Nov. 16

Nov. 7, 2022

Casey Swails NASA Deputy Associate Administrator for Business Operations Wednesday, Nov. 16 | 4:00 P.M. | Zoom Webinar - Register Now Please join Mark Sirangelo as he welcomes Casey Swails, NASA’s deputy associate administrator for Business Operations for a talk on how NASA really works day to day. Casey leads...

Bat wing and a robotic bat wing

Seminar: What animals can teach us about aerodynamics - Nov. 4

Oct. 27, 2022

Kenny Breuer Professor of Engineering, Brown University Friday, Nov. 4 | 10:40 A.M. | AERO 120 Abstract: Who amongst us has not marveled at flight in nature? While humans have been flying for barely 100 years, insects, birds and bats have ruled the air for over 300 million years, and...

Chris Koehler

Seminar: Public Speaking - Tips and Techniques To Nailing Every Presentation - Nov. 4

Oct. 26, 2022

Chris Koehler Lecturer, Smead Aerospace Friday, Nov. 4 | 9:00 A.M. | AERO 114 Abstract: Speaking in front of an audience is a part of every career path. Yet many individuals (students and professionals) struggle to confidently present to room of people. While it is OK to be nervous, no...

Marcus Holzinger

Seminar: Challenges and Opportunities in Space Development - Oct. 20

Oct. 17, 2022

Marcus Holzinger Associate Professor, Smead Aerospace Thursday, Oct. 20 | 3:00 P.M. | AERO 111 Abstract: The annual space economy is currently $400B, and is expected to grow to $1.2-3T over the next 15-20 years. With this substantial increase in economic activity in space, new challenges and opportunities in Space...

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Seminar - On the Fusion of Invariant Manifolds, Orthogonal Approximation and Optimal Control: For Cis-Lunar Fun and Profit! - Oct. 21

Oct. 15, 2022

John Junkins Distinguished Professor of Aerospace Engineering, Texas A&M University Friday, Oct. 21 | 10:40 A.M. | AERO 120 Abstract: Motivated by a renewed interest in cis-lunar space vehicle operations and other Lunar missions, we consider how to make judicious use of the invariant manifolds associated with the periodic orbits...

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Seminar: Orbital Debris Challenges and Space Sustainability - Oct. 14

Oct. 6, 2022

Daniel Porras Director of Strategic Partnerships and Communications, Secure World Foundation Friday, Oct. 14 | 10:40 A.M. | AERO 120 Abstract: With the rate of human space activities rising rapidly, the question of sustainability is becoming more urgent. How long can we sustain this rate of growth? Challenges such as...

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Seminar: JPL GPS Space Receivers Then and Now, and How the Latest Version Will Be Used in the SunRISE Smallsat Constellation - Oct. 7

Sept. 30, 2022

Angela Dorsey Technologist in the Near Earth Tracking Systems Group, NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory Friday, Oct. 7 | 10:40 A.M. | AERO 120 Abstract: At JPL, there is a long history of developing space flight projects for studying the Earth, the solar system, and beyond. For the past 20 years...

Grace Gao

Seminar: Robust Autonomous Vehicle Localization: from Tandem Drifting Cars to “GPS” on the Moon - Sept. 23

Sept. 19, 2022

Grace Gao Assistant Professor, Dept. of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Stanford University Friday, Sept. 23 | 10:40 A.M. | AERO 120 Abstract: Autonomous vehicles often operate in complex environments with various sensing uncertainties. On Earth, GPS signals can be blocked or reflected by buildings; and camera measurements are susceptible to lighting...