Space-Based Research and Payload Development Awards
PI University Project Title
Dr. Zhe Cheng FIU Environmental Friendly Processing of Low Cost Flexible Copper Zinc Tin Sulfide Solar Cells
Dr. John Conklin UF A femto-g intertial sensor
Dr. Brian Kaplinger FIT Mobile GPU Computing for Spacecraft Payloads
Dr. Dan Kirk FIT Self-Assembly in Biology and the Origin of Life (SABOL)
Dr. Thomas Pekarek UNF Exploration of Doped III-VI THz systems in the new class of layered III-VI diluted magnetic semiconductors
Dr. Tianyu Yang ERAU Efficient Adaptive Beamforming Techniques for Integrated Satellite-Ground Communications
Space Exploration & Spaceport Technology Development Awards
PI University Project Title
Dr. Hyun Cho Bethune Cookman Detection, Quantification and Mapping of Algal Blooms in the Indian River Lagoon
Dr. Jian Ge UF Design Study of an Extremely Compact Near-IR 3-D Imaging Spectrometer for Remote Sensing
Dr. Hamid Hefazi FIT Discrete Element Modeling (DEM) of Regolith During Lunar Landing
Dr. Donald Malocha UCF Correlator Transceiver Development for Wireless Sensors
Dr. Seetha Raghavan UCF High temperature materials for reusable spacecraft characterized under extreme conditions
Space Education and Training Programs Awards
PI University Project Title
Dr. Zanna Beharry FGCU Girls in Engineering, Math, and Science (GEMS) Exploring the Facets of Space
Dr. Frank Muller-Karger USF STEM to Stars
Michelle Personette FSU Next Generation Robotics for Next Generation Standards to Excite and Educate the Next Generation of NASA Engineers
Dr. Anatoly Streltsov ERAU Development a new course “Introduction to Space Plasma Physics”