Goddard Engineering Colloquium Series

Spring 2015 Schedule

Date  Topic  Speaker 
January 19 No Colloquium (holiday)  
Postponed till
September 21
Tracking the Internet into the 21st Century
Postponed because of snow.
Rescheduled for September 21, 2015.
Vinton G. Cerf
Google Vice President and Chief Internet Evangelist
February 2
Building 3 Auditorium
Social Implications of Brain Emulations Robin Hanson
George Mason University
February 9
Building 3 Auditorium
Sensors for On-Orbit Docking Stephen Granade
February 16 No Colloquium, holiday  
February 23
Building 3 Auditorium
Laboratory-Based Satellite Impact Experiments for Better Characterization of the Orbital Debris Populations J.-C. Liou
March 2
Building 3 Auditorium
The Slide Rule: 350+ Years from Napier through the Manned Apollo Missions
Bring your slide rule! We'll check to see how many people still have theirs.
Ed Chamberlain
March 9
Building 3 Auditorium
Interplanetary Transport Network Dave Folta
March 16
Building 3 Auditorium
CubeSats: Innovation & Risk in the (tiny) New Space Frontier Alex "Sandy" Antunes
Capitol Technology University
March 23
Building 3 Auditorium
Storm and Surge Risk to Major Coastal Cities in a Changing Climate Kerry Emanuel
March 30
Building 3 Auditorium
Infinite Worlds: NASA in Photographs Michael Soluri
April 6
No Colloquium  
April 13
Building 3 Auditorium
Additive Manufacturing for Spacecraft Applications; the Technology, the Hype, and What's Happening at Goddard Ted Swanson
April 20
Building 3 Auditorium
Changed time: 10:00 AM
From Medicine to Space: Impact of the Insulated Gate Bipolar Transistor (IGBT) on Society This talk will be at 10:00 AM Jayant Balinga
North Carolina State University
April 27
Building 8 Auditorium
10:00 AM
Note Changed Time and Location
Safety Lessons from Top Gun
This talk is part of the Goddard Safety Awareness Campaign
Scott Altman
NASA (retired)
May 4
Building 3 Auditorium
How the Future Was: Visual Speculations of Tomorrow and Beyond Vincent Di Fate
Artist and Illustrator
May 11
Building 3 Auditorium
The MESSENGER Mission to Mercury Dan O'Shaughnessy
Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Lab
May 18
Building 3 Auditorium
Project Dyna-Soar: a Shuttle Ahead of Its Time Amy Shira Teitel
Spaceflight Historian
May 25
Building 3 Auditorium
No Colloquium, Holiday  
May 27
Building 3 Auditorium
Joint presentation with the Goddard Scientific Colloquium:
Fracking - Evil Scourge or Gamechanging Technology?
John Veil
Veil Environmental, LLC

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.
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