Goddard Engineering Colloquium Series

Spring 2020 Schedule

Date in first column; Title link in second; speaker in third.
Date  Topic  Speaker 
January 27 NuScale Small Modular Reactor and Micro Reactor Design Overview and Licensing Status Steven Mirsky
February 3 Technology and Climate Change in the Seventeenth Century Dagomar Degroot
Georgetown University
February 10 Computational Design with Topology Optimization James Guest
Johns Hopkins University
February 17 No Colloquium; Holiday  
February 24 What Silicon Valley's space entrepreneurs owe NASA, and how NASA can get it back Tim Fernholz
March 2 Our Dietary Past: the technological link between nature, man and food Bill Schindler
Eastern Shore Food Lab
March 9 One Giant Leap: the Impossible Mission that Flew Us to the Moon Charles Fishman
Author
March 16 Postponed; we hope to reschedule.
From Warp Drives to Tachyons: Physics in Star Trek.
Erin Macdonald
Astrophysicist and Star Trek Advisor
March 23 Instruments to test for Life on Other Planets Dina Bower
NASA-GSFC
March 30 Plastic in the Oceans Nancy Wallace
NOAA
April 6 The LightSail 2 Solar Sailing Mission Bruce Betts
April 13 SEXTANT Jason Mitchell
NASA-GSFC
April 20 The Future of the Hubble Space Telescope, Beyond 30 Years   Morgan van Arsdall and Jennifer Wiseman;
NASA-GSFC
April 27    
May 4    
May 11 Exploring Titan with Cassini/Huygens and Dragonfly Ralph Lorenz
JHU Applied Physics Lab
May 18    
May 25 No Colloquium, Holiday  

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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