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
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
March 30 Plastic in the Oceans Nancy Wallace
April 6 The LightSail 2 Solar Sailing Mission Bruce Betts
April 13 SEXTANT Jason Mitchell
April 20 The Future of the Hubble Space Telescope, Beyond 30 Years   Morgan van Arsdall and Jennifer Wiseman;
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  

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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.