Aerospace and Fusion Plasmas, Aerodynamics.
Space systems, advanced lightweight aerospace structures, autonomous vehicles, advanced sensing technology, and novel orbital analysis.
Bachelor’s degree: industrial engineering with an international minor in French studies, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Master’s degree: mechanical and aerospace engineering, George Washington University
Doctoral degree: mechanical engineering, University of Kentucky
Advanced space propulsion, nuclear fusion, hypersonics, space plasmas, and computational plasma physics.
Bachelor’s degree: aerospace and mechanical engineering, Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT)
Master's degree: aeronautics and astronautics, University of Washington, Seattle
Doctoral degree: aeronautics and astronautics, University of Washington, Seattle
Now Hiring: Assistant or Associate Professor – Magnetosphere-Ionosphere Physics, Space Weather, & Remote Sensing
Undergrad Radio Amateur Uses Reverse Beacon Network in Research Project
A Virginia Tech undergraduate researcher and radio amateur has used Super Dual Auroral Radar Network (SuperDARN) and Reverse Beacon Network (RBN) data to study how solar flares impact HF radio propagation over the entire dayside — the time Earth is in sunlight — with communication loss related to both flare intensity and distribution, read more.
Space@VT Hosts Apple Ridge Farm
Campers from Apple Ridge Farm visited Space@VT on Thursday, July 9, 2015 and spent time viewing many demonstrations and activities, read more.
Dr. Wayne Scales Receives 2014 Editors’ Citation for Excellence in Refereeing for Geophysical Research Letters
Congratulations to Dr. Wayne Scales for receiving the 2014 Editors' Citation for Excellence in Refereeing for Geophysical Research Letters by the American Geophysical Union (AGU).