John D. Odegard School of Aerospace Sciences

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

Ron Stenz Receives Award for Presentation

Categories: Atmospheric Sciences

Ron Stenz, Ph.D. graduate student in Atmospheric Sciences, received an award for Outstanding Student Presentation at the Joint Satellite Program held during the 95th Annual Meeting of the American Meteorological Society. The title of his presentation was “Improving Satellite Quantitative Precipitation Estimates by using GOES Cloud Optical Depth”, co-authored by Xiquan Dong, Baike Xi, Zhe […]

Alumni Review Highlights Atmospheric Sciences

Categories: Atmospheric Sciences

The Winter 2014 issue of the UND alumni Review highlighted the weather and the Atmospheric Sciences department. The cover featured a picture by Dr. Aaron Kennedy, AtSc assistant professor. Other stories highlighted Wade Stettner, AtSc 1996 graduate who is the on-site meteorologist for the PGA; Jerrid Sebesta, AtSc 2002, Miranda Hilgers, 2011 and Matt Benz, […]

STEM Undergraduate Summer Internship Opportunity

Categories: ND NASA Space Grant Consortium

Undergraduates!  Apply for a summer 2015 internship at the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics today! “In the Summer of 2015 scientists from the Solar and Stellar X-Ray Group (SSXG) and the Solar, Stellar, and Planetary Group (SSP) at the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics (CfA) will host undergraduate students from around the US. For 10 weeks these […]

NASA 2015 Scholarships/Internships

Categories: ND NASA Space Grant Consortium, Space Studies

NASA currently has scholarships and internships available for undergraduates and graduate students in a STEM field.  NASA MUREP (Minority University Research and Education Project) also has scholarships and internships available to underrepresented minority students in STEM. Application deadline: March 31, 2015. Apply online here. See flyer for details.

ND NASA CAN FY2015 Announcement – RFP

Categories: ND NASA EPSCoR

The North Dakota NASA Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (EPSCoR) is soliciting research proposals from faculty at the University of North Dakota (UND) and North Dakota State University (NDSU) to conduct NASA relevant research in one or more RFAs that are designed to promote and expand particular NASA research sub disciplines in North Dakota.  […]

Space Studies December Graduate Highlight

Categories: Space Studies

Congratulations to fall 2014 graduate from the master’s program, Tiffany Swarmer!  Her academic and research journey is highlighted in the most recent University Letter, which can be found here.  Tiffany Swarmer received Space Grant funding during her graduate studies to complete a summer internship at NASA’s Johnson Space Center in 2013.

Dr. Whalen Receives Mentor of the Year Award

Categories: Space Studies

Dr. David Whalen was awarded the 9th Annual Mentor of the Year Award presented by the Society of Satellite Professionals International.  The Mentor Award honors those in the industry who devote the time and energy to nurture the next generation of satellite professionals, on which the future of the industry depends.  The award was presented […]