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ABOUT THE DESIGN CHALLENGE

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PROGRAM CONTACTS

Dr. Tim Urban
designchallenge@tsgc.utexas.edu

voice: 512-471-0967
fax: 512-471-3585

3925 West Braker Lane, Suite 200
Austin, Texas 78759

toll-free switchboard:
1-800-248-8752

 

Talia Jurgens
designchallenge@tsgc.utexas.edu

voice: 512-471-8271
fax: 512-471-3585

3925 West Braker Lane, Suite 200
Austin, Texas 78759

toll-free switchboard:
1-800-248-8752

 

 

DESIGN TEAMS

MEET THE Spring 2008 TEAMS

The twelfth season of the Design Challenge is a reunion of the teams and projects that made the Fall 2007 semester such a great success. Eleven teams in all! Ten teams are returning to continue work on projects begun during the Fall 2007 semester. A new set of team members will join the pack - - picking up and continuing work on a project begun by a Fall 2007 graduating team. One entirely new team and project will join the group.

Spring 2008 Design Teams [* denotes team leader]

Lamar University logo CARDINAL B.E.A.S.T.
Advanced Robotics Technology
Robotics - Semester II of II
http://ee.lamar.edu/SeniorProjects/TSGC/BEAST/BEAST.htm

Lamar CARDINAL B.E.A.S.T. Team Patch
Institution: Lamar University
Team: Barnett, Becker *, Crawford, Landry
Faculty Advisor: Dr. Harley Myler, Dept of Electrical Engineering
Mentor: Dave Cheuvront [JSC-ZF], NASA JSC Constellation Program Office
Lamar University logo CARDINAL DIRECTION
Advanced Robotics Technology
Robotics - Semester II of II
http://blog.cardinaldirection.org/?page_id=21

CARDINAL DIRECTION Team Patch
Institution: Lamar University
Team: Burch, Cooper, Gaspard *, Gimber, Tade, Truncale
Faculty Advisors: Dr. Harley Myler, Dept of Electrical Engineering
Mentor: Dave Cheuvront [JSC-ZF], NASA JSC Constellation Program Office
Lamar University logo CARDINAL D.E.E.P.
Mars Drill Automation
Exploration - Semester II of II
http://ee.lamar.edu/SeniorProjects/TSGC/DEEP/DEEP.html

CARDINAL D.E.E.P. Team Patch
Institution: Lamar University
Team: Davis *, Hollis, Patterson, Shenkir, Vinson
Faculty Advisors: Dr. Harley Myler, Dept of Electrical Engineering
Mentor: Dr. Humboldt Mandell, NASA Retired / Center for Space Research
Rice University logo TEAM PHOENIX
Medical Diagnostics for Space Application
Medical Diagnostics - Semester II of II
http://bioephoenix.googlepages.com/home

TEAM PHOENIX Team Patch
Institution: Rice University
Team: Yu *, Cheng, Chu, De, Vasco, Wang
Faculty Advisor: Dr. Z. Maria Oden, Dept of BioEngineering
Mentor: Dr. Tara Ruttley [JSC-EA3], NASA JSC Biomedical Systems Branch
Texas A&M University logo SEI ROBOTICS SPACE COLONIZATION
Advanced Robotics Technology
Robotics - Semester II of I
http://sei.tamu.edu/robotics/index.php

SEI ROBOTICS SPACE COLONIZATION Team Patch

Institution: Texas A&M University
Team: Boehringer, Bolon, Holmstrom *, Nguyen, Palacios, Soto, Spratlen, Weitz
Faculty Advisor: Mrs. Magdalini Lagoudas, Space Engineering Institute
Mentor: Dave Cheuvront [JSC-ZF], NASA JSC Constellation Program Office
Texas A&M University logo TEAM AG
Biomedical Systems for Space Application
Biomedical Systems - Semester II of II

TEAM AG Team Patch
Institution: Texas A&M University
Team: Gaona *, Renteria, Ravi, Thibodeaux
Faculty Advisor: Dr. Charles Lessard, Dept of Biomedical Engineering
Mentor: Dr. Tara Ruttley [JSC-EA3], NASA JSC Biomedical Systems Branch
Texas A&M - Kingsville University logo SPACE COWBOYS
Design of a Hand Held Lunar Dust Removal Brush
NASA JSC Advanced EVA Technology Development Group - Semester II

SPACE COWBOYS Team Patch
Institution: Texas A&M University, Kingsville
Team: Fitzgerald *, Guzman, Lozano, Monjaraz
Faculty Advisor: Dr. Larry Peel, Dept of Mechanical & Industrial Engineering
Mentor: Robert Trevino [JSC-EC5], Advanced EVA Technology Development Group
Texas Tech University logo AQUA-NAUTS
Design of a Water/Ice Transportation System for the Moon's South Pole
Energy Systems / Fluid Transportation - Semester II of II
http://www.webpages.ttu.edu/sadatta/

AQUA-NAUTS Team Patch
Institution: Texas Tech University
Team: Datta, Hayse, Mathew *, McGuire, Polcari, Warren
Faculty Advisor: Dr. David Tate, Dept of Mechanical Engineering
Mentor: Victor Spencer [JSC-EP4], NASA JSC Energy Systems Division
University of Houston logo SPACEWALKERS
Design of a Food Warmer for a Transit Mars Mission
NASA JSC Space Food Systems Laboratory - Semester I of I

UH Spacewalkers Team Patch
Institution: University of Houston
Team: Abdeen, Elwasslimy, Hussein, Walker *
Faculty Advisor: Dr. J. R. Rao, Dept of Mechanical Engineering
Mentor: Dr. Michele Perchonok [JSC-SF3] - Habitability and Human Factors Branch
University of Houston logo COOGS
Design of a Food Stowage System for a Mission to Mars
NASA JSC Space Food Systems Laboratory - Semester I of I

UH Coogs Team Patch
Institution: University of Houston
Team: Chau, Durrani, Lazo *, Medina
Faculty Advisor: Dr. J. R. Rao, Dept of Mechanical Engineering
Mentor: Dr. Michele Perchonok [JSC-SF3] - Habitability and Human Factors Branch
University of Texas at El Paso logo INHUMANS
Initial Human Moon Exploration Village
Exploration - Semester II of II
http://inhumans.cs.utep.edu/~rsoto4/

INHUMANS Team Patch
Institution: University of Texas, El Paso
Team: Goeway, Hicks, See Tao*, Soto, Vega
Faculty Advisor: Dr. Scott Starks, Dept of Electrical Engineering
Mentor: Dr. Humboldt Mandell, NASA Retired / Center for Space Research