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ABOUT THE DESIGN CHALLENGE

DESIGN TEAMS

Past Teams

Showcase Photos

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 SPRING 2017 TEAMS

Welcome to the Spring 2017 Design Challenge!

TSGC continues its fifteenth year of the program with thirteen teams competing in the Spring 2017 Design Challenge. This semester brings the total number of teams that have participated in the Design Challenge to 301! We are thrilled with the continued enthusiastic response to this long-standing program. Good luck to all the teams!

Spring 2017 Design Teams [* denotes team leader]

Lamar University logo LAMAR UNIVERSITY - LAMAR LAUNDERERS Team Patch
Alternate Clothing Washing or Sanitizing System for Long Duration Space Flight
Semester II of II

 

Institution: Lamar University
Department Represented: ME
Team: David Michaelsen*, Christopher Stelse, John Gust, Federico Gasbarri, Wesley Wilson
Faculty Advisor: Kendrick Aung
Mentored By: Robert Trevino, NASA JSC
Lamar University logo LAMAR UNIVERSITY - LAMDA Team Patch
Dual-Use Wideband Microphone Array System Challenge
Semester II of II

 

Institution: Lamar University
Department Represented: EE
Team: Lukas Moravits*, Mitchell Davis, Jesse Wells
Faculty Advisor: Harley Myler
Mentored By: George Salazar, NASA JSC
Lamar University logo LAMAR UNIVERSITY - MEEN Machine Team Patch
Mars Sample Return System (MSRS)
Semester II of II

 

Institution: Lamar University
Department Represented: ME
Team: Thomas Wendling*, Matthew Hunt, Luke McCall, Allen Godinez, Travis Miller
Faculty Advisor: Jenny Zhou
Mentored By: John Alred, NASA JSC
Lone Star College logo LONE STAR COLLEGE - CYFAIR - CYCLONE Team Patch
Mars Drill Design & Automation
Semester II of II

 

Institution: Lone Star College
Department Represented: ME
Team: Christopher Geisheker *, Dung T. Bui, Bryce Reynolds, Todd Oakes, Dejuan Miller, Alexander P Holcombe
Faculty Advisor: Yiheng Wang
Mentored By: Dr. Hum Mandell, University of Texas Center for Space Research
Prairie View A&M University logo PRAIRIE VIEW A&M UNIVERSITY - IRON PANTHER Team Patch
Hypervelocity Impact Modeling On Windows
Semester I of I

 

Institution: Prairie View A&M University
Department Represented: CEE
Team: Jhonmer Payares*, Alegra Beaux, Kevin Pardo, Trey Williams, Okwudili Ekesi
Faculty Advisor: Dr. Ramalingman Radhakrishnan
Mentored By: John Alred, NASA JSC
San Jacinto College logo

U o fH Clearlake logo
SAN JACINTO COLLEGE / UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON - CLEAR LAKE - LIGHT INTEGRATION TECHNOLOGIES (LIT) Team Patch
Intelligent Lighting Control System
Semester II of II

 

Institution: San Jacinto College / University of Houston Clear Lake
Department Represented: EE & CE
Team: Nancy Williams*, Brianna Siller, Jose Daniel Velazco, Joel Estuardo Godinez, Erik Pereira
Faculty Advisor: Nathanial Wiggins
Mentored By: George Salazar, NASA JSC
San Jacinto College logo

University of Texas at Tyler logo
SAN JACINTO COLLEGE / UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT TYLER - GLACIATORS Team Patch
Ice Printer
Semester II of II

 

Institution: Lone Star College / University of Texas at Tyler
Department Represented: ME
Team: Avery Barrera *, Eduardo Garcia‚ÄźEstrada, Houston Green, Angel Hernandez, Gustavo Martinez, Alejandro Silos
Faculty Advisor: Nathanial Wiggins
Mentored By: Brian Banker, NASA JSC
TAMUK logo TEXAS A&M KINGSVILLE - DOTTERWEICH ENGINEERS Team Patch
Field Installation Tool For Electrical Bulkheads
Semester II of II

 

Institution: Texas A&M University - Kingsville
Department Represented: EE
Team: David Avila*, Andrew Duncan, Shaquira Kennedy, Armondo Cantu, Greg Pitre
Faculty Advisor: Grady Isensee
Mentored By: Chatwin Lansdowne, NASA JSC
Texas State University logo TEXAS STATE UNIVERSITY - TEAM ORION Team Patch
Orion Heat Shield Spectrometer - Software Application
Semester II of II

 

Institution: Texas State University
Department Represented: EE
Team: Francesca Williams*, Steven Starns, Jeff Meehan
Faculty Advisor: Rich Compeau
Mentored By: Doug Holland, NASA JSC
U of H Downtown logo UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON DOWNTOWN - GATOR SWAMP LAB Team Patch
Mars Field Lab
Semester II of II

 

Institution: University of Houston Downtown
Department Represented: CS
Team: Jose Miguel Gonzalez*, Glaubyane Viana, Vicente Rodriguez, Robby Abalos, Leslie Lopez, Jonathan Smith
Faculty Advisor: Weining Feng
Mentored By: John Alred, NASA JSC
University of North Texas logo UNIVERSITY OF NORTH TEXAS - IRIS Team Patch
Internet Protocol Version 6 Addressing In Space
Semester II of II

 

Institution: University of North Texas
Department Represented: CE
Team: Jacen Kohler*, Alexander Fatum, Yale Empie, Tyler Alvarez
Faculty Advisor: Robin Pottathuparambil
Mentored By: Chatwin Lansdowne, NASA JSC
University of North Texas logo UNIVERSITY OF NORTH TEXAS - SPATIUM LUCIS Team Patch
Intelligent Lighting Control System
Semester II of II

 

Institution: University of North Texas
Department Represented: CE
Team: Zachary Simpson*, Chukwuebuka Nwankwo, Terry So, Jeremy Trammell
Faculty Advisor: Robin Pottathuparambil
Mentored By: George Salazar, NASA JSC
UTRGV logo UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT RIO GRANDE VALLEY - THE TRI-FORCE Team Patch
Olfactory Delivery System (ODS) Development
Semester I of II

 

Institution: University Of Texas At Rio Grande Valley
Department Represented: EE
Team: Jocelyn Olmedo*, Luis Torres, Rafael Lumba Jr.
Faculty Advisor: Yong Zhou
Mentored By: George Salazar , NASA JSC