Goddard Engineering Colloquium Series

Spring 2014 Schedule

Date  Topic  Speaker 
January 21 No Colloquium (holiday)  
January 27
Building 3 Auditorium
Space Technology vs. Tomb Robbers in Central Turkey Compton Tucker
February 3
Building 3 Auditorium
The Science of Star Trek David Batchelor
February 10
Building 3 Auditorium
Designing Trajectories for Low-thrust Propulsion Jacob Englander & Frank Kirchman
February 17 No Colloquium, holiday  
February 24
Building 3 Auditorium
Ice Lubrication for Moving Heavy Stones to the Forbidden City in 15th – 16th Century China Howard Stone
Princeton University
March 3
Building 8 Auditorium
Cancelled because of snow: we hope to reschedule. The Slide Rule: 350 Plus Years from Napier through the Manned Apollo Missions Ed Chamberlain
The Oughtred Society  
March 10
Building 3 Auditorium
Quantum Computing Sam Lomonaco
March 17
Building 3 Auditorium
Postponed till April 14
Minimizing Human Factors Mishaps in Unmanned Aircraft Systems
Raza Waraich
March 24
Building 3 Auditorium
The Future of Virtual Reality Catherine Asaro
Science Fiction Author and Physicist
March 31
Building 3 Auditorium
Interstellar Colonization on the Rapacious Hardscrapple Frontier Robin Hanson
George Mason University
April 7
Building 3 Auditorium
John Wheeler's H-Bomb Blues: Searching for a Missing Document in the High Cold War Alex Wellerstein
American Institute of Physics
April 14
Building 3 Auditorium
Minimizing Human Factors Mishaps in Unmanned Aircraft Systems Raza Waraich
April 21
Building 3 Auditorium
No Colloquium  
April 28
Building 3 Auditorium
Goddard's Safety Awareness Campaign
Modeling Wildfires: Past, Present and Future
Michael Gollner
University of Maryland
May 5
Building 3 Auditorium
We Died at Such a Place: The Interaction of Battlefield Archaeology and Forensic Science Walter Rowe
George Washington University
May 12
Building 3 Auditorium
Schneebaum Award Lecture:     Extreme Spacecraft Design David Kusnierkiewicz
Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory
May 19
Building 3 Auditorium
Where Did We All Come From? Tracing Human Migration Using Genetic Markers Moses Schanfield
George Washington University
May 26
Building 3 Auditorium
No Colloquium, Holiday  

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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.
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