Goddard Engineering Colloquium Series

Spring 2018 Schedule

Date  Topic  Speaker 
February 1
Special Colloquium for the Unveiling of the Goddard Dinosaur Tracks
A Surprising Life and Death Dinosaur-Age Drama Found Beneath Our Feet at Goddard
Ray Stanford
Dinosaur Track Hunter
Martin Lockley
University of Colorado at Denver (emeritus)
February 5 The Trojan Horse: Legendary Fantasy, Earthquake, or Miracle of Engineering? Eric Cline
George Washington University
February 12 What Could NASA and Sotheby's Auction House Possibly Have in Common? Jamie Martin
Orion Analyical (Sotheby's)
February 19 No Colloquium; Holiday  
February 26 Tall Ships and Baltimore's Maritime History Niall O'Malley
Maryland Historical Society
March 5 The August 2017 Total Solar Eclipse: Through the Eyes of NASA - Science, Safety and Success Alex Young
March 12 Planetary Defense, Impact Hazards, & OSIRIS REx Joseph Nuth
March 19 NASA Mission Use of the SpaceCube Hybrid Data Processing System David Petrick
March 26 Cryo-Vacuum Testing the James Webb Space Telescope Randy Kimble
April 2 No Colloquium  
April 9 Postponed; We hope to reschedule for fall.
The Quantum Dot Spectrometer
Mahmooda Sultana
April 16 Long Range Wireless Power Transfer – Some New Ideas Steven Anlage
University of Maryland, College Park
April 19
This lecture is on Thursday.
Quantum Communications for Satellites
Robert Malaney
University of New South Wales
April 23 Safety Awareness Campaign: The Apollo 1 Fire Andrew Chaikin
April 30 Goddard's Building 36 and Sustainability Kelly Busquets
May 7 G-LiHT v2.0:  The Next Generation of NASA Goddard’s LiDAR, Hyperspectral, and Thermal Airborne Imager Bruce Cook
Wednesday, May 9 This lecture is on Wednesday.
Joint Engineering and Scientific Colloquium: Designing Robot Collectives
Kirsten Petersen
Cornell University
May 14 This lecture will be held in the Building 36 Symposium Room.
Diffractive Imaging for Milliarcsecond Resolution
Doug Rabin
May 21 Assessing and Mitigating Hurricane Storm Surge Risk in a Changing Environment Ning Lin
Princeton University
May 28 No Colloquium, Holiday  
July 9
At 10:00 AM
Visions of the Future: Graphic Design for Star Trek, NASA, and Beyond
This talk will be held at 10:00 AM, not at our usual time.
Michael and Denise Okuda

Notice: Nothing appearing in these pages is to be construed as an endorsement by NASA.
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.

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