Space Exploration & Spaceport Technology Development Awards
PI University Project Title
Dr. Debashish Chanda UCF Multi Spectral Uncooled Low SWaP Printed Infrared Detectors for Spectroscopic Chemical Analysis during Long Space Missions
Dr. Hongbo Su FAU An Intefrated Computer Vision System to Support the Outer Space Exploration
Dr. Robert Ferl UF UF in the Antarctic EDEN module in collaboration with DLR
Dr. Jacob Chung UF Two-Phase Fluid Dynamic and Heat Transfer Effects on In-Space Cryogenics Propellant Management Devices
Dr. Landolf Rhode-Barbarigos Miami Tensegrity Modules for Shape Control and Locomation Through Simulation and Physical Rapid Prototying
Dr. Stephen Kuebler UCF Light Concentrators for Next -Generation Imaging, Energy Harvesting and Opitcal Computingr
Dr. Sudipta Seal UCF Nanomaterial for Radiation Protection Through DNA-Materials Interaction
Dr. Ali Ghahremaninezhad Miami Indigenous materials for space construction using 3D printing
Space-Based Research and Payload Development Awards
PI University Project Title
Dr. Sathya Gangadharan ERAU Modeling and Experimental Validation of a Novel on On-Orbit Propellant Storage and Transfer System
Dr. Riccardo Bevilacqua UF Solar Sail Cubesats for Mars GPS and Communication Services
Dr. Ranga Narayanan UF Evaporative Heat-Transfer – An Application to Temperature Control of Space Habitats
Dr. Eric Hsiao FSU Improving the precision of Type Ia Supernova for WFIRST
Dr. Woo Hyoung Lee UCF Renewable Microalgal Hydrogen Production
Dr. Robert Austin Fl Poly Trehalose and Tetrahymena: A Space Life
Space Education and Training Programs Awards
PI University Project Title
Dr. Glenn Thompson USF Seismic and Infrasound Recording of Rockets Launches from KSC
Dr. Kevin Huffenberger FSU Research Training with NASA Mission Science Data
Dr. Terry Oswalt ERAU A Search for Planetary Survivors among Highly Evoled Host Stars