Goddard Engineering Colloquium Series

Fall 2014 Schedule

Date  Topic  Speaker 
September 1 No Colloquium (holiday)  
September 8
Building 3 Auditorium
Today's speaker had to cancel. We hope he will be able to speak next spring.  
September 15
Building 3 Auditorium
Evaluating Alternative Sources of Energy: Solar Energy from Space Paul Jaffe
Naval Research Laboratory
September 22
Building 3 Auditorium
Tragedy to Triumph - Rebuilding the Majestic B&O Roundhouse Pam Coleman and William Rockey
Century Engineering, Inc.
September 29
Building 3 Auditorium
Invisibility,  the Theory & Practice,  or A Sufficiently Advanced Science Can Be Even Better Than Magic! John Ashmead
Independent Computer Consultant
October 6
Building 3 Auditorium
Manufacturing, Actuation, Sensing, and Control for Robotic Insects Robert J. Wood
Harvard University
October 13
Building 3 Auditorium
No Colloquium, holiday  
October 20
Building 3 Auditorium
How to Bootsrap Technology: Building an Ocean-Going Polynesian Canoe from Scratch Douglas Herman
Smithsonian Institution
Wednesday, October 29
Building 8 Auditorium
Joint Engineering and Scientific Colloquium,
Note changed Location and Day of Week:
A Celebration of Fifty Years of Satellite Laser Ranging
John Degnan
NASA-GSFC (ret.)
November 3
Building 3 Auditorium
The Goddard Master Plan Dave Richardson
November 10
No Colloquium: Day before Veterans Day  
November 12
Building 3 Auditorium
Joint Presentation with the Scientific Colloquium Commmittee
(Note changed day of week):
Space and Earth: How the Search For MH370 Reveals The Ubiquity - And Limitations - Of Surveillance From Space
Jonathan McDowell
Harvard University
November 17
Building 3 Auditorium
Nuclear Rockets for the Future Igor Eberstein
NASA-GSFC (ret.)
November 24
Building 3 Auditorium
Monday of Thanksgiving Week  
December 1
Building 3 Auditorium
Liquid Natural Gas in the United States: A History John Hrastar
NASA-GSFC (ret.)
December 8
Building 3 Auditorium
Seeing Other Earths:  Progress in Technologies for Imaging Extrasolar Rocky Planets from Space Jeremy Kasdin
Princeton University
December 15 Today's talk cancelled - we hope to reschedule.  
December 22 No Colloquium  

Engineering Colloquium home page: https://ecolloq.gsfc.nasa.gov/

All colloquia are held at 3:30 p. m. on Mondays in either the Building 3 Auditorium or the Building 8 Auditorium, as indicated above.
Notice: Nothing appearing in these pages is to be construed as an endorsement by NASA.