Post Tagged with: "School of Aerospace Sciences"

David Delene, a UND atmospheric scientist, recently was awarded funding from North Dakota’s Centers of Excellence Commission (COE) to further improve understanding of how precipitation develops in clouds. His work could lead to more effective cloud seeding applications to reduce hail, enhance rain and conduct snow augmentation in parts of the world that need it. Photo by Shawna Schill.

UND’s rainmaker lands funding

November 17, 2016

David Delene will help the private sector improve weather-modification products for optimizing cloud precipitation, reducing hail

UND Aerospace’s Kim Kenville (left) and Dean Paul Lindseth cut the ribbon, signifying partial completion of a major project to replace the Flight School’s concrete aircraft parking areas surrounding the Flight Operations Center at the Grand Forks International Airport. UND will seek additional funding to complete the project in the next biennium. Photo by Shawna Schill.

On solid ground

November 15, 2016

UND Aerospace thanks legislators for funding partial completion of major repairs to aircraft parking ramps at the airport

UND students, part of a collaboration with students from NDSU in Fargo, show of their version of a “CubeSat,” a miniature satellite that is slated to be launched into space and orbit the Earth early next year. In the image, left to right, are Skye Leake, Michael Hirsch, Christian Peterson, Jeremy Straub and Karl Schmaltz.  Straub is heading up the project at UND and NDSU. He is a Ph.D. graduate of UND’s Computer Sciences Department and currently works as a faculty member in NDSU’s Computer Science division. Photo by Jackie Lorentz.

First in flight

November 8, 2016

UND and NDSU students collaborate on what would be North Dakota’s pioneer free-flying satellite

Leon Osborne (center), with his wife, Kathy, and son, John, enjoy a laugh during a tribute event for the Chester Fritz Distinguished Professor of Atmospheric Sciences at UND. More than 100 people attended the event for Osborne to celebrate his career and accomplishments. Photo by Jackie Lorentz.

Feet on the ground, head in the clouds

October 25, 2016

Friends and colleagues take time to celebrate career and accomplishments of Leon Osborne, the so-called ‘People’s Weatherman’ from UND

UND Space Studies Associate Professor Pablo de León looks on as former UND grad student Tiffany Swarmer, wearing one of his latest versions of the UND NDX space suit system, manipulates a camera. Photo by Jackie Lorentz.

Out of this world

October 20, 2016

UND space engineer takes the spotlight at Smithsonian, shows up in centerfold of November issue of National Geographic magazine

UND alum Matt Dunlevy, the CEO of a successful UAS industry start-up business, SkySkopes, personifies the spirit of interdisciplinary collaboration at UND. He’s blended an educational background in history and aviation to build a growing business that is making waves in the UAS community around the world.

Legacy of collaboration

October 11, 2016

President Kennedy highlights interdisciplinary links across campus