2017 Maine Space Grant Consortium Award Recipients

(Student Name, Department, Project Title, Mentor)

Undergraduate MSGC Awardees:

Matthew A. Moyet, (Biology), Synthesis of New Bismuth Nanoparticles for Photocatalysis of Harmful Pesticides, Howard H. Patterson

William Patrick Breeding, (Bioengineering), Homogenous Integration of Iron Oxide Nanoparticles into Cellulose Nanofibers, Michael Mason

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),  David Rubenstein

Graduate MSGC Awardees:

Shawn Brackett, (Physics and Astronomy), Integrated Environmental & Proximity Sensing for UAV Application, Sam Hess

Vincent Lewis, (Mechanical Engineering), Development of a Simulate Brain Using a Gel Matrix for Brain Trauma Research in Astronauts, Vincent Caccese

Anne St. Amand, (Climate Change Institute), El Nino  and Human Adaptation: Remote Identification of Archaeological Sites and Environmental Change, Dan Sandweiss, Alice Kelley

Aaron Nicholas, (Chemistry), Microfabrication Design of Copper-Iodide Nanoparticle-Based Sensors for Hostile Chemical Environments, Howard. H. Patterson

Robert Arthur, (Chemistry), Physical Characterization of Bismuth Oxyhalide Photocatalysts, Howard Patterson

Mark Royer, (Computer Science), A Java Class Loading Extension to Support Units-of-Measurement Error Detection, Sudarshan S. Chawathe

Ahmed Almaghasilah, (Electrical Engineering), Ali Abedi