Space Exploration & Spaceport Technology Development Awards
PIUniversityProject Title
Dr. Nirmalkumar PatelUNFNanocrystalline gas sensors arrays for detecting gases
Dr. YI Sharaf-EldeenFITSolar Hydrogen-Fuel Cell Energy System
Dr. Sasan FathpourUCFPlasmonic Enhanced Two-Photon Photovoltaic Cells for Space Applications
Dr. Bhavani SankarUFMolecular-Dynamic Simulation of Nano Composities for Lightweight Cryogenic Storage Systems
Dr. Brian MooreUCFSimulating the Effects of Rocket Exhaust on Lunar Soil
Dr. Robert PealeUCFSubmillimeter-wave Fabry Perot Spectrometer
Dr. Anil RaoUFA Multidisciplinary design for optimization approach to rapid space mission planning
Dr. Ali MehrabianMiamiAnalysis of Structures for Lunar Surface Systems
Dr. Michael Proctor
Dr. Brian Guise
UCFFeasibilty of Rehearsal & Assessment of Manned & Robotic Celesital Body Missions
Dr. Jeffrey FanFIUNASA: H.264 Based Target Tracking and Visualization in Space Exploration
Space-Based Research and Payload Development Awards
PIUniversityProject Title
Dr. Stefan MancasERAUAerodynamic Stability of Satellites in Elliptic Low Earth Orbits
Dr. Jamie FosterUFOptimizing carbon sequestration with environmental manipulations of modern microbialiteis
Dr. Ranga NarayananUFEvaporative Heat-Transfer – An Application to Temperature Control of Space Habitats
Dr. Yunjun XuUCFVision Based State and Parameter Estimation & Trajectory Predicaion of Space Debris in Close Proximity
Dr. Brian LailFITImpedance-Matched Antenna-Coupled Detectors for Far-Infrared Astronomy
Dr. Chan HamUCFDevelopment of an Innovative propellantless Propulsion system for LEO satellites (Explorer for a Gossamer Tech and a Tether)
Dr. Daniel KirkFITNovel Framework for Characterization of Slosh Dynamics in Low=Gravity
Space Education and Training Programs Awards
PIUniversityProject Title
Dr. Gene TavaresAstronaut Memorial FoundationTeacher Connect:Aerospace & Digital Tech (TC)
Dr. Norm ThagardFSUCRATERSCAPE Curriculum: Development , Design and Distribution
Dr. Janusz ZalewskiFGCUExpansion of Internet-based Embedded Systems Lab to Enhance Space Related Courses
Dr. Kurt WinkelmannFITLearning Chemistry through Mars-Themed Experiments in a Virtual Lab
Dr. Kevin SimmonsTekna-TheosThe innovation Project::Promoting STEM Education through Aerospace competitions and entrepreneurial training