People

Space@VT People

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

Name Title Phone vt.edu Email
Adams, Colin Assistant Professor (540) 231-4046
csadams
Bailey, Scott Professor
Director, Space@VT
(540) 231-0459
baileys
Baker, Joseph Associate Professor (540) 231-3355
jo.baker
Black, Jonathan Professor
Co-Director, Space@VT
(540) 231-0037
jonathan.black
Clauer, Robert Professor, Emeritus Co-Director (757) 325-6917
rclauer
Earle, Gregory Professor (540) 231-2294
earle
England, Scott Associate Professor (540) 231-4828
englands
Greenwald, Ray Research Professor --- ray.greenwald
Hartinger, Michael Research Assistant Professor (757) 325-6915
mdhartin
Lind, Elena Spinei Assistant Professor (540) 231-0443
eslind
McGwier, Robert Research Professor (540) 231-2041
rwmcgwi
Psiaki, Mark Kevin Crofton
Faculty Chair
(540) 231-1907
mlpsiaki
Ruohoniemi, J. Michael Professor (540) 231-1482
mikeruo
Scales, Wayne Professor, Emeritus Director & J. Byron Maupin Chair (540) 231-5622
wscales
Shinpaugh, Kevin Director of IT and Computing Services--Biocomplexity Insitute
(540) 231-1246
kashin
Srinivasan, Bhuvana Assistant Professor (540) 231-6795
srinbhu
Sweeney, Dennis Director of Instructional Laboratories (540) 231-4871
dsweeney
Thurairajah, Brentha Research Scientist (540) 231-0656
brenthat
Weimer, Daniel Research Professor (757) 325-6908
dweimer

Research Faculty

Name Position vt.edu Email
Suleiman Baraka Fulbright Scholar baraka
Stephen Noel Systems Engineer snoel07
Kevin Schroeder Postdoctoral Associate kschro1
Bharat Kunduri Postdoctoral Associate bharatr

Research Associates

Name vt.edu Email
Justin Carstens jcar
Kevin Sterne ksterne
Rafiat Kaka rafiatok
Sonya Rowe sarowe
Zachary Leffke zleffke
Daniel Doyle danieldoyle

Graduate Students

Name vt.edu Email Advisor(s)
Angarita, John
jea2142
Black
Bean, Ian
ibean86 Adams
Blandino, Theresa
btheresa
Black
Bowman, John
jrbowman
Clauer/Hartinger
Carrier, Matt
carrierm
Adams
Chakraborty, Shibaji
shibaji7 Baker
Coyle, Shane
shanec1 Clauer/Hartinger
Das, Saswati
saswad1
Bailey
Das, Satyaki
satyaki
England
Debchaudhury, Shantanab
sdch10 Earle
Dong, Yun
dyazpwb
Lind
Elliott, Ian
ianelli
Black
Ertan, Tunc
te53 Psiaki
Esswein, Michael
mcesswei
Psiaki
Frazier, Janay
janayaf1
Lind
Friedrichs, Gaeron
gaeron
Black
Gargioni, Gustavo
gargioni
Black
Gonzalez-Rocha, Javier
javig86
Black
Han, Xiaoyu (Harry)
xiaoyu95
Earle
Huda, Md Nurul
mdnurul3
England
Kaka, Rafiat
rafiatok Scales
Kennedy, Paul
paulsk4
Ruohoniemi
Kocur, Nash
nkocur
Lind
Kordella, Lee
lee8 Earle
Kumar, Aishwarya
aishsk6
Bailey
Lin, Dong
ldong7 Scales
Maimaitirebike, Maimaiti
rafiq Ruohoniemi
McLemore, Brian
brianm13 Psiaki
Mohr, Hannah
hdmohr Black
Moses, Magda
magda14 Earle
Mott, Katie
kemott Black
Napiecek, Andrew
andrewn7 England
Nastasi, Kevin
kevin.nastasi
Black
Newark, Nabil
nabil
Lind
Nikrant, Alex
anik417
Adams
Ogorzalek, Jeremy
jeremyo Black
Peek, Taikara
tpeek Clauer/Hartinger
Peng, Yuxiang
yuxiang7
Scales
Petersen, Marco
  Black
Poche, Brett
bpoche
Bailey
Robb, Esther
erobb Ruohoniemi
Robertson, Ellen
joyfaith Earle
Samaddar, Srimoyee
srimoyl Bailey
Sandana, Disha
dishas9 Earle
Sauerwein, Kevin
kevinls Psiaki
Schneider, Maximilian
schnem4 Adams
Sherburne, Michael
smich95 Adams
Shi, Xueling
xueling7 Ruohoniemi
Smith, Virginia
vgsmith Black
Smith, Brandon
brnds14
Black
Thomas, Dylan
  Black
Thomas, Edward
hardsnow Weimer
Venkataramani, Karthik
karthik0 Bailey
Wolosik, Anthony
awolosik
Black
Yellu, Augustine
ay113907 Scales