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  • SSDL Presents at ASCEND 2020

    Students from SSDL attended the virtual AIAA ASCEND 2020 conference to present their research. Below are the papers that were presented

  • SSDL Students pass AE PhD Qualifying Exams

    The following SSDL students have passed their AE PhD Qualifying exams and have advanced to candidacy- Alex Lee, Hang Woon, Hao Chen, Kento Tomita, Mohamed Nassif and Tristan Sarton. Congrats to all of them!!



  • SSDL Welcomes Dr. Carr and Dr. Erickson

    The Space Systems Design Lab is happy to welcome two new faculty members joining our lab-Dr. Christopher Carr, Assistant Professor; and Dr. Anna Erickson, Adjunct Professor.

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    Hang Woon Lee Receives AAS Molly K. Macauley Award
    Hang Woon Lee, has received the AAS Molly K. Macauley Award for his paper and presentation about the startup challenges in the space-based communications industry.
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    SSDL Professors featured in 'We are the Engineers' magazine

    SSDL Professors Dr. Lightsey and Dr. Ho are featured in this semester's 'We are the Engineers' magazine by the College of Engineering for their work in advancing space exploration technology. Dr. Lightsey's work on his team's efforts to build autonomous miniature spacecrafts to match performance of large spacecrafts. Also mentioned was his work with developing propulsive technologies for use on CubeSats. Dr. Ho and his Space Systems Optimization Group's research on using mathematical models to solve space transportation logistics problem.