John D. Odegard School of Aerospace Sciences

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UND researchers tapped to help improve oil-and-gas safety in Gulf of Mexico

Categories: Aviation, Home Page News

Aerospace, Petroleum Engineering receive $755,000 to study whether aviation safety concepts work for offshore drilling Daniel Kwasi Adjekum, assistant professor of aviation, is the principal investigator on a prestigious grant from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine examining the safety culture of the offshore drilling industry in the Gulf of Mexico. Photo by […]

Ricardo Alfaro-Contreras Receives ND Space Grant Award

Categories: Atmospheric Sciences, ND NASA Space Grant Consortium

UND Atmospheric Sciences graduate student Ricardo Alfaro-Contreras has received a grant from the North Dakota Space Grant Consortium. Ricardo will be using this support to complete a fall research project for his M.S. degree regarding the global analysis of above cloud aerosols from multi-sensor measurements. This work is being conducted under the direction of Atmospheric […]

Timothy Logan Receives Grant to Study in China

Categories: Atmospheric Sciences

Timothy Logan, Ph.D. student in Atmospheric Sciences, has received a $5000 grant through the National Science Foundation to participate in the East Asia and Pacific Summer Institute (EAPSI) program. This program provides U.S. graduate students with the opportunity to conduct research and learn about the science policies and culture of their particular host country. Tim […]

Grad Student Awarded NASA Grant for $99,000

Categories: Space Studies

Nathaniel Ambler, a graduate student in the Department of Space Studies, has received funding approval of $99,000 for the development of a recovery and storage system for gaseous hydrogen as vented during vehicle loading and drainback operations of the External Tank on the Space Shuttle.The system has a bypass capability to prevent potential negative launch […]