Academy Profiles

Emily Bathgate Emily Bathgate
University of Technology Sydney, Australia
Marine Biology/Geology for Honours
Principal Investigator: Dr. Carol Stoker
Project: mineralogical analyses of Mars analogue soils sampled at MDRS in Utah
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Johnathan Conley Johnathan Conley
University of Arkansas Fayetteville, AR
Mechanical Engineering / Physics
Principal Investigators: Pete Worden and John Karcz
Project: Low-Cost Manned Mars Mission Architecture
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Eric Hinkson Eric Hinkson
Arizona state university polytechnic Mesa, AZ
Electronics Engineering / Alternative Energy
Principal Investigator: Dr. Robert S. McCann
Project: Habitat Demonstration Unit Pressurized Excursion Module
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Arlen Kam Arlen Kam
Stanford University Stanford, CA
Aero / Astronautics
Principal Investigator: Dr. butler hine
Project: LADEE
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Sara Kokkila Sara Kokkila
College of saint benedict Saint Joseph, MN
Chemistry and Mathematics
Principal Investigator: Dr. Timothy J. Lee
Project: Theoretical Chemistry Approach to Determine Properties of the Azirinyl Cation and its Significant Isomers
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Kamau Mbalia Kamau Mbalia
Central State University Wilberforce, Ohio
Environmental Engineering
Principal Investigator: Dr. Friedemann Freund
Project: Earthquake Forecasting using the Oxidation of Aromatic Particles
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Jesica Navarrete Jesica Navarrete
University of Texas El Paso, Texas
Geomicrobiology
Principal Investigator: Lynn Rothschild
Project: Synthetic Biology
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Nathan Parrish Nathan Parrish
California Polytechnic State Universityv San Luis Obispo, California
Aerospace Engineering
Principal Investigator: Matthew D'Ortenzio
Project: Detection of Caves and Subsurface Geology on Mars
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William Rapin William Rapin
Isae / Supaero (Superior Institute for Aeronautics & Space) Toulouse, France
Astrophysics & Aerospace Engineering
Principal Investigator: Dr. William J. Borucki
Project: Characterization of Kepler's Planetary Candidates Within the Habitable Zone Kepler Space Telescope
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Jon Reijneveld Jon Reijneveld
Delft University of Technology Delft, the Netherlands
Aerospace Engineering/Space Systems Engineering
Principal Investigator: Dr. Peter Jenniskens
Project: Developing of a Proposal for 'The 2011 Draconids Multi-Instrument Aircraft Campaign'
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Chantz Thomas Chantz Thomas
University of Washington Seattle, WA
Microbiology, Immunology, History of Science
Principal Investigator: Dr. Richard Boyle, ARC & Millie Hughes-Fulford, UCSF
Project: Effects of Spaceflight on Murine Thymus Structure and Function
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Ashley Williams Ashley Williams
Washington University St. Louis, MO
Biomedical Engineering
Principal Investigator: Dr. Richard Boyle
Project: The Effects of Radiation and Microgravity on the Vestibular System
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Michael Zero Michael Zero
Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology Terre Haute, IN
Mechanical Engineering
Principal Investigator: Dr. Larry Young
Project: Rotorcraft Studies
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Angela Zoumplis Angela Zoumplis
Christopher Newport University Newport News, VA
Biology/Chemistry
Principal Investigator: Dr. Rachel Mastrapa
Project: Astrochemistry
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Kevin Newman Kevin Newman
University of Arizona Tucson, AZ
Optical sciences and engineering Program Coordinator
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Veronica Wu Veronica Wu
University of California, San Diego La Jolla, CA
Aerospace Engineering Program Coordinator
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Dr. Douglas A. O'Handley Dr. Douglas A. O'Handley
Emeritus Director for the NASA Ames Academy for Space Exploration
NASA Ames Research Center
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Brad Bailey Brad Bailey
NASA Lunar Science Institute Staff Scientist and Deputy Director for the NASA Ames Academy for Space Exploration
NASA Ames Research Center
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Kristina Gibbs Kristina Gibbs
Section Manager for Lockheed Martin and Director for the NASA Ames Academy for Space Exploration
NASA Ames Research Center
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Liza Coe Liza Coe
Code V Program Director for the NASA Ames Academy for Space Exploration
NASA Ames Research Center
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Matthew Reyes Matthew Reyes
Exploration Solutions, Inc. Winter Park, FL
Alumni of the 2000 Ames Academy
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Desireemoi Bridges Desireemoi Bridges
Program Coordinator for the NASA Ames Academy for Space Exploration
NASA Ames Research Center
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