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ABOUT THE DESIGN CHALLENGE

DESIGN TEAMS

Past Teams

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TEAM NOTEBOOK

DESIGN TOPICS

TIMELINE

 

 

 

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 FALL 2015 TEAMS

Welcome to the Fall 2015 Design Challenge!

Texas Space Grant Consortium is thrilled to have squeezed ELEVEN teams into our eight-team budget for the new semester. Noted thanks to the applicants that combined forces enabling more students to participate.

Fall 2015 Design Teams [* denotes team leader]

Lamar University logo LAMAR UNIVERSITY - L.U.M.A.R.D. Team Patch
Mars Drill Design And Automation
Semester I of II

 

Institution: Lamar University
Department Represented: Mechanical Engineering
Team: Matthew K Perdue*, Clay Robinson, Megan Campbell, Allen Giberson, Caleb Washburn
Faculty Advisor: Kendrick Aung
Mentored By: Dr. Hum Mandell, University of Texas Center for Space Research
Lone Star College logo LONE STAR COLLEGE - CYFAIR - CYDUCK Team Patch
Leak Determination Of Cots Li-Ion Battery Cells
Semester I of II

 

Institution: Lone Star College - CyFair
Department Represented: Math, Sciences, and Engineering
Team: Kevin Dolan*, Carter Morris, Jesse Goerlich, Maria Sanchez
Faculty Advisor: Yiheng Wang
Mentored By: Eric Darcy, NASA JSC
San Jacinto College width= SAN JACINTO COLLEGE - THE A TEAM Team Patch
Cooling System For Batteries
Semester I of II

 

Institution: San Jacinto College
Department Represented: Mechanical Engineering
Team: Julio Herrera Jr*, Christopher Reveriano, Silva Gustavo, William Etheredge, Victor Leon, Ronald Lloyd
Faculty Advisor: Nathanial Wiggins
Mentored By: Gilberto Varela, NASA JSC
San Jacinto College logo SAN JACINTO COLLEGE - COYOTE DESIGN Team Patch
Smart Watch Challenge
Semester I of II

 

Institution: San Jacinto College
Department Represented: Computer Science
Team: Raul Alberto Espinosa Perez*, Yeznith Del Pilar Gutierrez, Jorge Eduardo Lecea, Silvia Fabiola Perez Hinojosa
Faculty Advisor: Pamela M. Betts
Mentored By: Brian Schwing, NASA JSC
Texas A&M Kingsville logo TEXAS A&M UNIVERSITY - KINGSVILLE - TEAM V3 Team Patch
Low Force Orbital Replacement Unit Cold Plate Design
Semester I of II

 

Institution: Texas A&M University - Kingsville
Department Represented: Mechanical Engineering
Team: Cockrell Cody*, Bro Mitchell, Evans Payton, Nguyen Van, Rodriguez Paul, Tariah Tein
Faculty Advisor: Larry Peel
Mentored By: William Harris, NASA JSC
Texas State University logo TEXAS STATE UNIVERSITY - BOBCAT DRILLERS Team Patch
Mars Drill Design And Automation
Semester I of I

 

Institution: Texas State University
Department Represented: Mechanical Engineering
Team: Tyler Sterling*, Patrick Kirts, Davontae Habbit, Jake Waldrep
Faculty Advisor: Namwon Kim
Mentored By: Dr. Hum Mandell, University of Texas Center for Space Research
University of North Texas logo UNIVERSITY OF NORTH TEXAS - AD ASTRA Team Patch
Novel Air Revitalization Approach
Semester II of II

 

Institution: University of North Texas
Department Represented: Mechanical, Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering
Team: Jordan Essman*, Rudy Nagasimha , Andrew Carr, Lawson Faris , Sarah Hagerman , Ahmad Shabbar
Faculty Advisor: Dr. Kyle Horne
Mentored By: Joe Chambliss, NASA JSC
University of North Texas logo UNIVERSITY OF NORTH TEXAS - TEAM ROCKET Team Patch
Prototype Of A Space Wifi Mobile, Disruption-Tolerant, Ad-Hoc Mesh Network
Semester II of II

 

Institution: University of North Texas
Department Represented: Electrical Engineering
Team: Gerardo Alvarez*, Paul Yapobi, Kidist Hailemariam, Li Huang
Faculty Advisor: Kamesh Namuduri
Mentored By: Chatwin Lansdowne, NASA JSC
UTRGV logo UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT RIO GRANDE VALLEY - CHRONOS Team Patch
Intelligent Lighting Control System
Semester I of II

 

Institution: University of Texas at Rio Grande Valley
Department Represented: Engineering Physics
Team: Angelica Cortez*, Alberto E. Vilano Reyna, Aaron Barrera, Christian Yair Miranda Solis, Andrea Karina Martinez, Diana Mendoza Ramirez, Miguel Angel Payns Villalobos
Faculty Advisor: Yong Zhou
Mentored By: George Salazar, NASA JSC
UTRGV logo UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT RIO GRANDE VALLEY - MARSTEK Team Patch
Mars Drill Design And Automation
Semester I of II

 

Institution: University of Texas at Rio Grande Valley
Department Represented: Mechanical Engineering / Computer Engineering
Team: Raul Alberto Espinosa Perez*, Yeznith Del Pilar Gutierrez, Jorge Eduardo Lecea, Silvia Fabiola Perez Hinojosa
Faculty Advisor: Yong Zhou
Mentored By: Dr. Hum Mandell, University of Texas Center for Space Research
UTRGV logo UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT RIO GRANDE VALLEY - MOTTIOXIS Team Patch
Crew Force Loading on Primary and Secondary Structure
Semester I of II

 

Institution: University of Texas at Rio Grande Valley
Department Represented: Mechanical Engineering
Team: Christian Feliciano*, Mario Alonso, Aaron Millan, Israel Vasquez
Faculty Advisor: Yong Zhou
Mentored By: James P. Smith, NASA JSC