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ABOUT THE DESIGN CHALLENGE

DESIGN TEAMS

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Past Teams

DESIGN TEAM NOTEBOOK

DESIGN TOPICS

GUIDELINES

TIMELINE & DEADLINES

 

 

 

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 2013 TEAMS

With 10 Successful Years under its belt . . . the program is pleased to host both incoming and returning teams seeking to find solutions to issues of importance to the NASA community.

Spring 2013 Design Teams [* denotes team leader]

Lamar University logo LAMAR UNIVERSITY - ASTRO CARDINALS Team Patch
Sanitizing Airlock for ISS
Semester II of II

 

Institution: Lamar University
Department Represented: Mechanical Engineering
Team: ME Seniors: Philip Daleo*, Don Petry, Mauro Hernandez, David Robinson
Faculty Advisor: Dr. Kendrick Aung, Department of Mechanical Engineering
Mentored By: Robert Trevino, NASA JSC, Crew and Thermal Systems Division
Lamar University logo LAMAR UNIVERSITY - GLIESE581 Team Patch
Intelligent Lighting Control System
Semester II of II

 

Institution: Lamar University
Department Represented: Electrical Engineering
Team: EE Seniors: Kelvin Lai, Joseph Hancock*
Faculty Advisor: Dr. Harley Myler, Chair, Dept of Electrical Engineering
Mentored By: George Salazar, NASA JSC Human Interface Branch, Avionics Systems Division
Rice University logo RICE UNIVERSITY - HERMES Team Patch
Integrating Low-Power Sensors with Passive RFID Tags for ISS C02 Monitoring
Semester II of II

 

Institution: Rice University
Department Represented: Dept of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Team: EE Seniors: Kai He, Elaine Chung*, Jiwon Choe, Nonso Anyigbo, Daryl Arredondo, Samuel Whisler
Faculty Advisor: Dr. Joseph Cavallaro, Dept of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Mentored By: Raymond Wagner and Richard Barton, NASA JSC Avionics Systems Division
Texas A&M Kingsville University logo TEXAS A&M UNIVERSITY, KINGSVILLE - TAMUK DESIGN Team Patch
Mars Drill
Semester I of II

 

Institution: Texas A&M University, Kingsville
Department Represented: Mechanical Engineering
Team: ME Seniors: Joshua Ronk*, Oscar Ballet, Joshua J. Ortiz, Abraham Perez Reyes,Liza M. Silva
Faculty Advisor: Dr. Larry Peel, Dept of Mechanical Engineering
Mentored By: Dr. Hum Mandell, University of Texas Center for Space Research