Archive for May, 2012

FSRP 2000 – Fall

Spaceport Transportation (ST)
PI University Project Title
Dr. J Clayton Baum & Dr. Alan Brown FIT Low Level Detection of Hydrazines using Flourescence
Dr. David P. Chynoweth UF Anaerobic Composting System for Space Missions
Dr. Janice Horn Command & Control Technologies Intelligent Systems Technology for Next Generation Space Traffic Control
Dr. Orlando Melendez KSC & UF Production of Oxygen from Carbon Dioxide in a Martian Atmosphere using Platinum Catalysts on Silver Membranes
Dr. John Wise ERAU Intelligent Range & Checkout Systems
Dr. D. DeFreese & Dr. Scott Eckert Hubbs-Sea World Research Inst. & UCF Tracking the Endangered Leatherback From Space
Dr. Naphtali Rishe FIU Storage and Distribution of Remotely Sensed Data for Environmental Monitoring
Dr. Marianne Barnes UNF Florida Protein Crystals in Space : Ongoing Outreach for K-16 teachers and Students
Dr. Marianne Barnes UNF Florida Protein Crystals in Space : Ongoing Outreach for K-16 teachers and Students
Dr. Elliot P. Douglas UF Summer Technology Workshop: Training The Future Workforce
Dr. John Olivero ERAU Rotation Inhibiting Space Tool
Dr. Norman E. Thagard & Mr. R. Fisher FSU Preparing Florida’s Schools for the Aerospace Industry
Dr. Roger W. Johnson UCF Design and Construction of a Low Earth Orbit Satellite Ground Station
Mr. R. Glenn Sellar UCF Remote Sensing and Space Science Instrument Calibration & Test Facility

FSRP 2001 – Fall

Spaceport Transportation (ST)
PI University Project Title
Jay Kapat/Louis Chow/Bill Notardonato UCF/KSC Development & Testing of key components for a reliable, compact & light-weight cryo-cooler
Sudipta Seal/L Ludwig/Clyde Parrish UCF/KSC Development of Gas sensors with high sensitivity & selectivity based on Doped Nano-crystalline metal oxides for space exploration
Space Education & Training Program (SETP)
PI University Project Title
Marianne Barnes UNF Protein crystals in space in Florida Schools
Larry Chew UCF Materials Science & Engineering for Teachers
Space-Based Research & Payload Development (SRPD)
PI University Project Title
Chuanmin Hu USF Development of a simple Remote-Sensing Instrument for aquatic applications
Donald Platt/Chan Micro Aero. Solutions & UCF A prototype for a hydrazine monopropellant thruster system for nanosatellites.
Jonathan Whitlow FIT An investigation of a modified Reverse Water Gas Shift Process for Oxygen Production

FSRP 2001 – Spring

Space Exploration & Spaceport Technology Development Awards
PI University Project Title
Ken Christensen christen@csee.usf.edu USF Advances in Networked Video to Improve Safety, Effectiveness, and Security of Florida Spaceport Operations
M Hampton/L Gianuzzi mhampton@mail.ucf.edu UCF New Hydrogen Storage Material and a study of property – structure relationships
Al Stiegman stiegman@chemmail.chem.fsu.edu FSU Reactive Aerogels for the Amelioration of Airborne Contaminants
Space Research Infrastructure Program (SRIP)
PI University Project Title
Joseph Dwyer/H Rassoul dwyer@pss.fit.edu FIT Developing an improved energy measurement for space-based time-of-flight mass spectrometers
Larry Chew lnc@pegasus.cc.ucf.edu UCF Development of Payload in Super Loki Rockets
Space Education & Training Program (SETP)
PI University Project Title
Marianne Barnes mbarnes@unf.edu UNF Protein Crystals in Space Program in Florida Schools
Sathya Gangadharan sathya@db.erau.edu ERAU Effectiveness of video-based augmented reality paradigms for training space-related and spaceport-related technical tasks
Hans Graber/P Minnett hans@rsmas.miami.edu UM Space Odyssey 2001: Exploring Earth from Space Using Satellite Remote Sensing
Jane Hodges janeahodges@yahoo.com Edisto Press Integrating Aerospace into the K-8 Curriculum
Space-Based Research & Payload Development (SRPD)
PI University Project Title
Kunal Mitra/Subramaniam kmitra@fit.edu FIT A transient Radiative Transfer Model for Improved Remote Sensing of Lightening Through Clouds
Thomas Wu tomwu@mail.ucf.edu UCF Advanced RF CMOS components for space applications
Undergraduate Summer Scholarships (USS)
PI University Project Title
Nadine Barlow ngb@physics.ucf.edu UCF Comparison of layered ejecta morphologies on Ganymede & Mars
Joseph Cain cain@gfdi.fsu.edu FSU Development of parallel processing for an application in scientific data analysis
Ruey-Hung Chen chenrh@pegasus.cc.ucf.edu UCF Unsteady combustion under conditions similar to those in combustion Chambers
Ruey-Hung Chen chenrh@pegasus.cc.ucf.edu UCF Unsteady combustion under conditions similar to those in combustion Chambers
Larry Chew lnc@pegasus.cc.ucf.edu UCF Integrating Aerospace into the K-8 Curriculum Microreactor
Peter Erdman erdmanpe@db.erau.edu ERAU Infrared Spectroscopy of a Hypersonic shock
Chan Ham cham@mail.ucf.edu UCF Simulation of a Maglev Launch System
Jennifer Jacobs jjaco@ce.ufl.edu UF Characterization of remotely sensed soil moisture for rainfall – runoff modeling
Roger Johnson rjohnson@mail.ucf.edu UCF ALSARM end-effector enhancement design
Kuo-Chi Lin klin@pegasus.cc.ucf.edu UCF Simulation of a Flexible Launch Procedure
Undergraduate Summer Scholarships (USS)
PI University Project Title
J. Mantovani jmantova@fit.edu FIT Study of the Electrostatic Properties of Martian and Lunar Soil Simulants
David Mazyck cain@gfdi.fsu.edu UF Separation of Photocatalytic Particles for Water Recovery
Vladimir Rakov rakov@ece.ufl.edu UF Continued study of the close lightning electromagnetic environment
Bhavani Sankar sankar@aemes.aero.ufl.edu UF Impact resistance and fracture toughness of carbon-foam composites
C Subramaniam subraman@zach.fit.edu FIT A transient Radiative Transfer Model for Improved Remote Sensing of Lightening Through Clouds
Loc Vu-Quoc vu-quoc@ufl.edu UF Continued development of a new object-oriented finite-element code
Thomas Wu tomwu@mail.ucf.edu UCF Microwave extended resonance power amplifier

FSRP 2002

Space Exploration & Spaceport Technology Development Awards
PI University Project Title
M Hampton/L Gianuzzi mhampton@mail.ucf.edu UCF New hydrogen storage materials based on mechanically alloyed mixtures & metallic foams
Roger Johnson rjohnson@pegasus.cc.ucf.edu UCF Autonomous Health Monitoring & Data validation and Control System
C Subramanian & K Mitra FIT Non-destructive detection of thermal tile system debonding using short-pulse laser
Clayton Baum cbaum&fit.edu FIT Fluorescence detection of hydrazines utilizing hydrogen bonding
Space-Based Research and Payload Development Awards
PI University Project Title
E Ackerman esa@scis.nova.edu Nova SE Univ. Scanning probe microscopy for the International Space Station
D DeFreese ddefreese@hswri.org Hubbs Seaworld Tracking Leatherback turtles from space tracking camera
J Ladesic / A Helfrick ladesicj@cts.db.erau.edu ERAU Eage eye – a flight demonstration of user controlled remote sensing enhance cell adhesion
Space Education and Training Programs Awards
PI University Project Title
L Chew lnc@mail.ucf.edu UCF Engineering design process through Robotics
M Fauerbach mfauerba@fgcu.edu FGCU The ACUMEN Project
Al Koller kollera@brevard.cc.fl.us BCC Aerospace Technology Internships
G Tavares tavares@amfcse.org AMF Statewide Space and technology education program for teachers
N Thagard / R Fisher challenger@eng.fsu.edu FAMU-FSU Aerospace cadre in North Florida development
Space Research & Infrastructure Programs
PI University Project Title
L Baksay / R Meinke baksay@pss.fit.edu FIT/AML Inc. Measurements with the Foster Miller Maglev Track
P Jennings jennings@fit.edu FIT Membrane separation of gases in spacecraft atmospheres
W Lear / S Sherif lear@ufl.edu UF Weight optimization of a capillary-pumped space thermal
G Zha zha@apollo.eng.miami.edu UM Numerical simulation of 3D Unsteady Turbopump Flows with cavitation for space launch vehicle engines

FSRP 2003

Space Exploration & Spaceport Technology Development Awards
PI University Project Title
Keonwook Kim & Ors. kkim@eng.fsu.edu FSU An innovative health monitoring system (IHMS) based on intelligent wireless sensor networks for a spacecraft launch processing
S Kozaitis kozaitis@fit.edu FIT Automated inspection of Orbiter Flaws
G Prasad / R Johnson Aximetric Inc./UCF Simulation Training Tool
David Ross david.ross@erau.edu ERAU Statistical process control for shuttle maintenance
B Sankar & Ors. sankar@ufl.edu UF Integration thermal protection systems for reusable launch vehicles
Space-Based Research and Payload Development Awards
PI University Project Title
L Andrews landrews@ucf.edu / C Young
cyyoung@mail.ucf.edu
UCF Laser Communications
William Lear & Ors. lear@ufl.edu UF Integration of space thermal management and propulsion systems
David Nicholson nicholsn@mail.ucf.edu UCF Weight optimal design of momentum wheels for space applications
M Reyhanoglu reyhanom@erau.edu ERAU Modeling & Control of underactuated spacecraft systems
James Wanliss james.wanliss@erau.edu ERAU Martian Aerial reconnaissance vehicle
Ming Zhang mzhang@pss.fit.edu FIT Developing & testing solid-state detector system for high-energy particle experiments on space missions
Space Education and Training Programs Awards
PI University Project Title
Larry Chew lnc@pegasus.cc.ucf.edu UCF Balloon Payload Development
Darci Hames & Ors. dhames@gator.net UF Early Education for Space Science – Baby Gator Educational Research Center for Child Development
John Oliver oliver@astro.ufl.edu UF Teaching Astronomy through real-time web based resources
K Simmons kreksimmons@aol.com Tekna-Theos Inc. Student space-related education through bioreactor design and osteoblast research in microgravity
N Thagard / R Fisher challenger@eng.fsu.edu FAMU-FSU Martian Aerial reconnaissance vehicle
Kurt Winkelma kwinkel@fit.edu FIT Introducing Mars Terraforming in General Chemistry
Janusz Zalewski zalewski@fgcu.edu FGCU Undergraduate student education in Real-Time satellite tracking for ground control station
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