Wednesday 26th July 2017,
NASA – Missouri Space Grant Consortium

Publications 2009-2010

For complete student reports, contact Dr. Stephen Haug

2009-2010 MOSGC Student Report Abstracts

  • Justin Aholt, Control of Laminar Separation Bubbles via Plasma Actuators: a Preliminary Computational Study
  • Elochukwu Osoego and Mattew Baggs, Removing Organic Solvents from Waste Water using Palladium Nanoparticles
  • Jocelyn B. Bailey Warner C. Meeks, Hollow Cathode Electron Source Design, Fabrication, and Characterization
  • Jennifer Bean, Evaluating Period Search Programs
  • Alison Beehr, Synthetic Iron Phyllosilicates as Analogs for Martian Phyllosilicates
  • Jasmine Berg, Understanding Extreme Environments, the Limits to Life, and the Possibility of Life on Other Planets: a Characterization of Microbial Communities in a Sulfur-rich Hydrothermal Vent System
  • Benjamin R. Bettis, Quantification of Uncertainty in Aerodynamic Heating of a Reentry Vehicle due to Uncertain Wall and Freestream Conditions
  • Josiah A. Bryan, Maximum-Range Trajectories for an Unpowered Reusable Launch Vehicle
  • Emily Bush, Carbonate-Associated Sulfates as Tracers of Global Biogeochemical Cycling
  • William G. Zhao, Gary L. Solbbrekken, and Darnell M. Cage, Numerical Simulations and Experimental Evaluations of Heat Transfer Performance of Improved Cryogenic Vials for Cryopreservation
  • Xiaomin Chen, Optimization of Flatback Airfoils for Wind Turbine Blades Using a Genetic Algorithm
  • Craig Chval, Maximizing Battery Voltage in a MEMS with Ordinary Differential Equations
  • Logan Compton, Non-Heat Flux Sensitivity Analysis of High Temperature Heat Flux Sensors
  • David Coss, Effects of Dark Matter Halo Shape Variations on Weak Gravitational Lensing
  • Selby Cull, Dusty Ice and Icy Soil at the Mars Phoenix Landing Site
  • Brian Ellis Dallstream, Aerosol Modeling
  • Anastasia M. Doennig, Mapping and Interpreting Mars Gravity Data
  • K. Brianna Dowdy, Aerothermodynamic Analysis of Re-entry Vehicles with Low-Fidelity Models for Conceptual Design
  • Kristen Erickson, Shaping A Star Cluster: The Initial Mass Function for the Rho Ophiuchi Cloud
  • Stephanie Evans, Propulsion System Design for a Microsatellite
  • Robert Fares and Xiaomin Chen, Shape Optimization of an Axisymmetric Diffuser and a 3D Hydro-Turbine Draft Tube Using a Genetic Algorithm
  • Andrew Friedrichs, Re-entry with Sliding Mode Control
  • John Benjamin Gaither, Development of Numerical Analysis of Electron Beam Interactions with Hydrogen
  • Katherine Gibson, Testing Petrogenetic Relationships of the Lunar NWA 773 Meteorite Clan
  • Justin Travis Gilker, The Baker Observatory Sub-Minute Survey
  • Kimberly M. Halom, Scaling Configuration for a Multi-Mission Sample Return Earth Entry Vehicle
  • Lori Halvorson, Analyzing Compression and Buoyancy in Technical Swimming Suits
  • Aaron Hathaway, Contact Angle Effect on Hydraulic Diameter Forming Vapor Plugs in an Oscillating Heat Pipe
  • Lee Hicks, Streamline & Automation of Image Reduction
  • Melissa L. Holtmeyer, Oxy-Fuel Combustion to Minimize Greenhouse Gases
  • Cory Honer, Detection of Low-Amplitude Brightness Variation in Yellow Supergiant Stars
  • Philip Janini, A Search for HDO in Comet Ikeya-Zhang
  • Brad Jefferies, Adaptive Semiconductor Multiple Quantum Wells for Non-Destructive Testing
  • Daniel Kowal, Methods of Capturing Stereoscopic Movies, Their Uses and Their Limitations
  • Eru Kyeyune-Nyombi Jr., Direct Combustion of Water-based Fuels for High Efficiency Power Generation
  • Kai-Wing Chan, William Zhang, Timo Saha, David Robinson, Lawrence Olsen, Ryan McClelland, James Mazzarella, Lawrence Lozipone, John Lehan, Melinda Hong, Charles Fleetwood, Tyler Evans, Glenn Byron, and Jacob Larimore, An Approach for Alignment, Mounting and Integration of IXO Mirror Segments
  • Annette S. Lee, Applications of Digital Cartography: Georeferencing Remote Research Sites and the Washington University Campus
  • Sydnie Lieb, Characterization of the Soot Inception Zone Boundaries in Nonpremixed Flames
  • Hao Lin, Modeling of Parametric Excitation
  • Christopher D. Marley, A Numerical Study of Novel Drag Reduction Techniques for Blunt Bodies in Hypersonic Flows
  • Michael McBride, Development of Temperature Measurement System to Study Stratification Effects
  • Aron McCart, A Strategy Behind the Search for Extrasolar Water
  • David McKinnon, A Numerical Study of the Effects of Energy Deposition and Heated Zones on Pitching Moments of Airfoils in Hypersonic Flight
  • David McKinnon, A Numerical Study of the Effects of Energy Deposition and Heated Zones on Pitching Moments of Airfoils in Hypersonic Flight
  • J. Garrecht Metzger, Interpreting Global Environmental Change Using the Stable Isotopes of C and S
  • James H. Meub, A Comparison of Control Techniques for the M-SAT Formation Flight Mission
  • Shanna Montgomery, How to Put Together a Spacecraft: Lessons Learned from Component Integration
  • Janese A. Neher, WINNERS – (Women In Nuclear’s Next Evolutionary Revolutionary Scientists) Save Our World Contest
  • Cecilia Nguyen, Small Satellite Integration and Ground Support
  • Meredith Ordway, X-ray Diffraction of Hydrogen and Helium Implants in Silicon Wafers
  • Elochukwu Osoego and Mattew Baggs, Removing Organic Solvents from Waste Water using Palladium Nanoparticles
  • Alyssa Packard, Nano-engineered Polyurethane Resin System
  • Manoj Palavalli and Michael L. Reinig, Insensitive Explosives as Propellants
  • David Peaslee, Experimental Apparatus for Measuring Gas Desorption and Pico-gram Mass Changes in Nano-scale Metal-hydrogen Systems Confined in Nano-porous Frameworks
  • Amanda Quint, Asteroseismology Using NASA’s Kepler Satellite
  • Michael Reinig, Dimethyl oxalate – Alternative Fule in a Direct Oxidation Fuel Cell, Review of Literature Reported Properties, and Thermodynamic Analysis
  • Rosaura Salinas and William C. Lowes, Synthesis of Novel Nanocomposites: Zinc Oxide Encapsulated Iron Oxide Nanowires
  • Tyler Sanders, Physiological Plasticity of Ectotherms in a Changing Environment
  • Alison M. Schroeder, Qualitative Assessment of the Operational Effectiveness of DRIFIRE® Flame Resistant Material against Cryogenic Hazards
  • Jason D. Searcy, Development of a Three Degree-of-Freedom Attitude Simulator
  • Tara Seely, Using ArcGIS as a Data Analysis Tool for Hawaii and the Mojave Desert
  • Sangita Sharma, Adsorption of Iodine on Graphite: A Review
  • Matthew P. Simones, Design and Testing Apparatus for Size and Charge Distribution Measurements of Various Aerosols
  • Zebadiah M. Smith, A Numeric Solution to the Potential Theory Surface Integral Equations for Multiple Bodies
  • Lauren N. Stephenson, Optical Spectroscopy of the Surface Population of the Rho Ophiuchi Molecular Cloud
  • Yefer M. Suarez, Platinum Deposition on Sp3-Bond Carbon: Applications in Corrosive Environments and Catalyst Support Material
  • Emily Sudholt, Volatiles in Comet C/2007 N3 (Lulin)
  • Adam Sweeney, Performance Analysis of Airfoils with Protuberances on the Leading Edge
  • Matthew Alexander Thompson, Automated Detection and Classification of Variable Stars
  • Jason Thrasher, Characterization of the Magnetic Field of a Cusped Field Thruster
  • Lauren Van Dyke, Dynamic Modeling and Path Prediction for the Mars Exploration Rovers
  • Charlotte Weinstein, Analysis of Cu Isotopes in Iron Meteorites
  • Logan White, Ashrafuddin Mohammad, and Sanjay Roberts, Photovoltaic Cell and Nanotechnology
  • Denis A. Wisniewski, Nuclear Batteries for Space Based Power Systems
  • Beth Yount, Solar Energy Studies Towards More Adaptable Photovoltaic Arrays
  • Emily Fry and Kristyn Sample, UMC – CASA Elementary Student Outreach 2009-2010
  • Reneé Alexander, Vicki Angelini and Kayla Ellis, UMKC Engineered Fun
  • Reneé Alexander, Vicki Angelini and Kayla Ellis, UMKC “Inventure U”
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