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CaSGC Undergraduate Engineering Seminar 5/21/14

The California Space Grant Consortium is pleased to announce the eighth in a series of  Undergraduate Engineering Seminars, designed to introduce undergraduate students to funded research opportunities.

Upcoming seminar will be Wednesday, May 21, 2014 @ 3:00PM

Speaker: Phuong Truong, Structural Engineering,  UCSD

Where: UC San Diego’s Jacobs Hall, Room 2512, Henry G. Booker Room

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  • RockOn 2014 Registration Now Open

    RockOn 2014 is a hands on workshop held at NASA Wallops Flight Facility. During the workshop, teams of three build a sounding rocket payload from a kit and launch it into space. Since 2008, more than 240 people have participated in this exciting opportunity.  Click here to learn more.

    Student Research Takes Flight

    David Salazar

    California Space Grant Consortium (CaSGC) student David Salazar was very busy in 2013.  As the recipient of a CaSGC Undergraduate Research Opportunity Program Scholarship, the recent college graduate took a leadership role in an exciting scientific experiment conducted in the Mojave Desert of California. Continue reading

    NASA Earth and Space Science Fellowship Opportunity

    NASA has announced a call for graduate fellowship proposals for the NASA Earth and Space Science Fellowship (NESSF) Program-2014/2015 Academic Year (proposals due 2/3/14).  Individuals from accredited U.S. Universities who are pursuing Masters or Doctoral degrees in Earth and Space Sciences or related disciplines are invited to apply. The purpose of NESSF is to ensure continued training of a highly qualified workforce in disciplines needed to achieve NASA’s scientific goals. Continue reading

    2013 NASA Interns

    We are proud of our California Space Grant Summer 2013 NASA Interns:

    • Eric Gutierrez, Stanford University (NASA Dryden Aeronautics Academy)
    • Nathan Suppanade, CSU Los Angeles (NASA Dryden Aeronautics Academy)
    • Samira Motiwala, Stanford University (NASA Ames Internship)
    • Noelle Oguri, UC Davis (NASA Academy at Ames Research Center)
    • Darren Sholes, Cal Poly–San Luis Obispo (NASA JPL Space Grant Internship)
    • Paula S. Adhikari, University of Southern California (NASA JPL Space Grant Internship)
    • Alexie Pogue, UC San Diego (NASA Ames Internship)
    • Jeffrey Friesen, UC San Diego (NASA Ames Internship)

    These students were able to apply classroom knowledge to exciting real-world projects, gaining experience far beyond any classroom. Through NASA internships, our students become leaders with a deeper understanding of NASA objectives and outstanding real-world aerospace expertise.
    For photos and personal statements, click here.

    Undergraduate Engineering Seminar November 19, 2013

    The California Space Grant Consortium is pleased to announce the fourth in a series of  Undergraduate Engineering Seminars, designed to introduce undergraduate students to funded research opportunities.

    • Speaker: Terrance V. Yee, President and CEO Black Sun Planetary Solutions
    • When: Tuesday, November 19 from 3PM to 4PM
    • Where: UC San Diego’s Jacobs Hall, Room 2512, Henry G. Booker Room Continue reading