John D. Odegard School of Aerospace Sciences

News and information from the UND John D. Odegard School of Aerospace Sciences.

ESSP welcomes new postdoctoral fellow, Dr. Wai Wah Ng

Categories: Earth System Science & Policy

The ESSP Department welcomes Dr. Wai Wah Ng a new postdoctoral fellow. Dr. Ng will be working with Dr. Xiaodong Zhang on studying impact of regional climate change on water balance. This research is part of a five-year EPSCoR NSF award “Center for Regional Climate Study” a collaborative research project involving faculty of the ESSP […]

North Dakota Science and Math Teachers Meeting 2015

Categories: ND NASA Space Grant Consortium

Thirty educators attended the Space Grant sessions at the 2015 ND Math and Science Teachers’ Meeting: Full STEAM Ahead. Resources for the sessions presented on 3/20/2015 are available for download below. This same activity was conducted with 20 education students from the University of North Dakota on 3/25/15.  Thanks to both groups for some fun […]

Thesis Defense by Travis Nelson on March 23rd

Categories: Home Page News, Space Studies

Space Studies master’s student, Travis Nelson, will defend his thesis as follows.  All Space Studies students, faculty and staff are encouraged to attend.  Please show your support! When:  Monday, March 23rd at 8:30am (Central time) Where:  Ryan Hall, Room 111 Title: 30 Day Lunar/Martian Planetary Habitation Analog: An Assessment of Crew Stress, Anxiety, and Performance About […]

Colloquium Series to Feature Dr. Kevin McGouldrick on March 23rd

Categories: Home Page News, Space Studies

The Spring 2015 Space Studies Colloquium Series will focus on the NASA Discovery Program–the development of a planetary science mission– and will feature several leading experts in the field. The second presentation in this series will feature Dr. Kevin McGouldrick, Research Scientist, Laboratory for Atmospheric and Space Physics, University of Colorado Boulder. Topic:  “The Clouds […]

Thesis Defense by Greg Simpson on March 27th

Categories: Home Page News, Space Studies

Space Studies Master’s student, Charles (Greg) Simpson, will defend his thesis as follows.  Please show your support by attending. When: Friday, March 27 at 8:30 a.m. (Central time) Where: Ryan Hall, Room 111 Title: Assessment of National Security Space Management and Organization About the Topic:  Analyzes the results of the Report of the Commission to Assess the […]

Pre-service Workshop at UND

Categories: ND NASA Space Grant Consortium

University of North Dakota elementary education students participated in a workshop during the spring semester 2015, completing an activity titled, “Strange New Planet.”  Resources for the workshop can be downloaded below. Educator Resources Handout Strange New Planet Handout NASA Websites and Kepler Presentation Strange New Planet LPI Instructions (Short – Informal Setting) Strange New World […]

Professors Dong, Kennedy and Gilmore Receive NOAA Grant

Categories: Atmospheric Sciences

Professors Xiquan Dong, Aaron Kennedy and Matt Gilmore recently received a grant award from NOAA entitled “Improvement of Convective/Severe Weather Prediction through an Integrative Analysis of WRF Simulations and NEXRAD/GOES Observations over the CONUS”. This work will be funded under the NOAA Research to Operation (R2O) program. This is a 2-year grant funded for $491,707, […]