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    Space@VT Faculty

The faculty members of Space@VT have a broad range of interests and expertise in space science and engineering. Most critical research and educational areas are represented. Graduate student education, training, and mentoring is also critical to the mission of Space@VT. Graduate students have opportunities to work on a broad spectrum of research projects and experience a diverse and interdisciplinary educational curriculum.

Faculty Members 

    Dr. Scott Bailey

Scott Bailey

Associate Professor

(540) 231-0459

vt.edu Email: baileys

 
    Dr. Joseph Baker

Joseph Baker

Assistant Professor

(540) 231-3355

vt.edu Email: jo.baker

    Dr. Jonathan Black

Jonathan Black

Associate Professor

vt.edu Email: jonathan.black

    Xia Cai

Xai Cai

Research Scientist

(757) 325-6790

vt.edu Email: xcai

    Dr. Robert Clauer

Robert Clauer

Professor
Assistant Director

(757) 325-6917

vt.edu Email: rclauer

    Dr. Gregory Earle

Gregory Earle

Professor

(540) 231-2294

vt.edu Email: earle

 
    Dr. Ray Greenwald

Ray Greenwald

Research Professor

vt.edu Email: ray.greenwald

    Dr. Robert W. McGwier

Robert W. McGwier

Research Professor ECE

(540) 231-2041

vt.edu Email: rwmcgwi

 
    Dr. J. Michael Ruohoniemi

J. Michael Ruohoniemi

Associate Professor

(540) 231-1482

vt.edu Email: mikeruo

    Dr. Wayne A. Scales

Wayne Scales

Professor 
Director of Space @ Virginia Tech

(540) 231-5622

vt.edu Email: wscales

    Dr. Kevin Shinpaugh

Kevin Shinpaugh

VBI, Washington St.

(540) 231-1246

vt.edu Email: kashin

    Dr. Bhuvana Srinivasan

Bhuvana Srinivasan

Assistant Professor

vt.edu Email: srinbhu

    Dr. Daniel Weimer

Daniel Weimer

Research Professor

(757) 325-6908

vt.edu Email: dweimer


Research Associates

Name Location Phone vt.edu Email
Davidson, Ryan 1901 Innovation Drive (540) 231-0971 ryandav
Kim, Hyomin 1901 Innovation Drive (540) 231-0971 hmkim
Thurairajah, Brentha 1901 Innovation Drive (540) 231-0656 brenthat
Xu, Zhonghua Hampon, VA (757) 325-6913 zxu77

 

Graduate Students 

Name Location vt.edu Email Advisor(s)
Atkins, Brad 1901 Innovation Drive atkbr T.Henderson
Bordikar, Maitrayee 1901 Innovation Drive maitrayee W.Scales
Carstens, Justin 1901 Innovation Drive jcar S.Bailey
Deshpande, Kshitija 1901 Innovation Drive kshitija R.Clauer
Dhar, Saurav 1901 Innovation Drive sdhar86 G.Earle
Eassa, Micah 1901 Innovation Drive adley01 T.Henderson
Frissell, Nathaniel 1901 Innovation Drive nafrissell M.Ruohoniemi & J. Baker
Fu, Haiyang 1901 Innovation Drive haiyangf W.Scales
Harlow, Zach 1901 Innovation Drive harlowz T.Henderson
Janeski, John 1901 Innovation Drive jana710 W. Scales
Jones, Adam 1901 Innovation Drive atjones T.Henderson
Karthik, Venkataramani 1901 Innovation Drive karthik0 S.Bailey
Kasmer, Tom 1901 Innovation Drive tkasmer T.Henderson
Kunduri, Bharat Simha Reddy 1901 Innovation Drive bharatr M.Ruohoniemi & J. Baker
de Larquier Sebastien 1901 Innovation Drive sdelarquier M.Ruohoniemi & J. Baker
Lin, Ying-Tsen (Cissi) 1901 Innovation Drive incen S.Bailey
Mahmoudian, Alireza 1901 Innovation Drive alirezam W.Scales
Peng, Senlin 1901 Innovation Drive slpeng W. Scales,
Pramodkumar, Neeraj 1901 Innovation Drive neeraj89 M.Ruohoniemi & J. Baker
Ribeiro, Alvaro 1901 Innovation Drive ribeiro M.Ruohoniemi & J. Baker
Robertson, Robbie 1901 Innovation Drive voorhies G.Earle & T.Henderson
Samimi, Alireza 1901 Innovation Drive arsamimi W.Scales
Thomas, Evan 1901 Innovation Drive egthomas M.Ruohoniemi & J. Baker
Yonker, Justin 1901 Innovation Drive yonker S.Bailey
Vaughan, Matt 1901 Innovation Drive mpvaugha T.Henderson