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2012 WORKSHOP - GREENBELT, MARYLAND - STUDENT SESSION

2012 INTERNATIONAL WORKSHOP ON
ENVIRONMENT AND ALTERNATIVE ENERGY

“Enabling Sustainable Space Exploration”

Greenbelt, Maryland - December 4 - 7, 2012

Student Invitation for Presentations
Graduate and Undergraduate Students Encouraged to Participate
Being held at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), and European partners, intend to raise awareness with students for the latest technologies, especially towards environmental and alternative energy strategies.

The workshop will provide opportunities for students to meet and work with students from universities and industries around the globe on projects related to:

  • Potential Principles for Greening Space Systems
  • Use of Life Cycle Assessments (LCA) in Aerospace Applications
  • Environmentally-Driven Changes to Aerospace Materials and Processes
  • Quantification of Green Roofs’ Contributions to Building and Community Performance
  • Facility Energy Supply Solutions for Critical Applications including Energy Security

 

FUNDING
NASA will fund travel and lodging for 5 selected US students. US citizenship required.

ESA Education will support European Students travel and accommodation expenses up to a maximum of 800€ per selected student.   For details: Opportunity for European Students:  The European Space Agency (ESA) Student Sponsorship.

STUDENT ABSTRACT DEADLINE IS OCTOBER 19, 2012
The projects should be of interest to NASA, ESA, and industry, represent new ideas or take a fresh look at existing designs, models, or concepts in the above areas.

The student involvement will encourage exchange of ideas and information, creative thinking, and the projects that are presented could meet interest of any of the sponsors and lead to further research initiatives, or development of projects.

Participating students need to work with their advisors to submit abstracts and provide a poster of their project and research area.  Abstracts should be less than 250 words.

Abstracts need to be submitted via email to lamb@itb-inc.com.

Abstracts will be evaluated by selected NASA personnel and University professors, and students will be notified if they qualify for presentation.

+ Abstract Submission Form

For further information please contact Michelle Lamb at lamb@itb-inc.com

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