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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 2016 TEAMS

Welcome to the Spring 2016 Design Challenge!

Texas Space Grant Consortium is proud to announce nine teams for the new semester. Congratulations to the four returning and five new teams!

Spring 2016 Design Teams [* denotes team leader]

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

 

Institution: Lone Star College - CyFair
Department Represented: Math, Sciences, and Engineering
Team: Kevin Dolan*, Tania Acosta, Yahael Goldstein, Jesse Goerlich
Faculty Advisor: Yiheng Wang
Mentored By: Eric Darcy, NASA JSC
Prairie View A&M University logo PRAIRIE VIEW A&M UNIVERSITY - LAS PANTERAS DE PRAIRIE VIEW A&M Team Patch
Hypervelocity Impact Modeling On Windows
Semester I of II

 

Institution: Prairie View A&M University
Department Represented: Mechanical Engineering
Team: Hugo Morales*, Atiq Islam, Jose Cabrera, Jose Garcia Santos, Mauricio Barrera, Byrun Perkins
Faculty Advisor: Ramalingman Radhakrishnan
Mentored By: John Alred, NASA JSC
San Jacinto College width= SAN JACINTO COLLEGE - NANOCOUGS Team Patch
Cooling System For Batteries
Semester II of II

 

Institution: San Jacinto College
Department Represented: Chemical/Mechanical Engineering
Team: Lien Tran*, Altovely Uriostegui, Jesus Lopez, Jorge Lopez, Maria Zavala, Avery Barrera
Faculty Advisor: Nathanial Wiggins
Mentored By: Gilberto Varela, 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 II of II

 

Institution: Texas A&M University - Kingsville
Department Represented: Mechanical Engineering
Team: Cody Cockrell*, Mitchell Bro, Payton Evans, Van Nguyen, Paul Rodriguez, Tein Tariah
Faculty Advisor: Larry Peel
Mentored By: William Harris, NASA JSC
University of North Texas logo UNIVERSITY OF NORTH TEXAS - EAGLE ENGINEERS Team Patch
Prototype of A Space Wifi Mobile, Disruption‐Tolerant, Ad‐Hoc Mesh Network
Semester I of II

 

Institution: University of North Texas
Department Represented: Electrical Engineering
Team: Jonathan Ericson*, Darius Hawkins, Tashanique Jones, Henry Johnson
Faculty Advisor: Kamesh Namuduri
Mentored By: Chatwin Lansdowne, NASA JSC
University of North Texas logo UNIVERSITY OF NORTH TEXAS - IRON IRIS Team Patch
Mars Habitat and Initial Settlement Village
Semester I of II

 

Institution: University of North Texas
Department Represented: Electrical Engineering
Team: Dasan Washburn*, Taylor Muskopf, Michael Thomason, Stephen Morris
Faculty Advisor: Kamesh Namuduri
Mentored By: Dr. Hum Mandell, University of Texas Center for Space Research
University of Texas at Austin logo UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT AUSTIN - TSGC-WASHER Team Patch
Alternate Clothing Washing or Sanitizing System for Long Duration Space Missions
Semester I of I

 

Institution: University of Texas at Austin
Department Represented: Mechanical Engineering
Team: Kiowa Campbell*, Obehi Dibua, Kyeongcheon Na, Rohan Buntval
Faculty Advisor: Richard Crawford
Mentored By: Robert Trevino, NASA JSC
UTRGV logo UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT RIO GRANDE VALLEY - SICOFT Team Patch
Olfactory Delivery System (ODS) Development
Semester I of II

 

Institution: University of Texas at Rio Grande Valley
Department Represented: Computer Engineering
Team: Jorge Vargas*, German Sanchez, Humberto Villasenor, Abel Luna, Brandon Barajas
Faculty Advisor: Mohammed Jasim Uddin
Mentored By: George Salazar, NASA JSC