2016-17 MSGC Academic Year Undergraduate Award Recipients

The University of Maine’s Center for Undergraduate Research (CUGR) and the Maine Space Grant Consortium (MSGC) have announced the 2017 MSGC Undergraduate Research Fellowship Award recipients.

The purpose of the MSGC fellowship and scholarship programs at UMaine is to provide research opportunities to undergraduate and graduate students in aerospace technology, space science, Earth science, human exploration/space development, and other science- or engineering-related fields.

2016-17 MSGC Undergraduate Award Recipients

(Student Name, Academic Program, Project Title, Faculty Mentor)

William Patrick Breeding, Bioengineering, “Homogenous Integration of Iron Oxide Nanoparticles into Cellulose Nanofibers”, advised by Michael Mason

Matthew A. MoyetBiology, “Synthesis of New Bismuth Nanoparticles for Photocatalysis of Harmful Pesticides”, advised by Howard H. Patterson

Nathan Roscoe, Mechanical Engineering, “Controlling a Martian Entry, Descent, and Landing (EDL) of a Hypersonic Inflatable Aerodynamic Decelerator (HIAD) Vehicle using an Internal Movable Mass Actuator (IMMA)”,  advised by David Rubenstein