CaSGC Undergraduate Engineering Seminar

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

Information for upcoming seminar, May 29, 2013:

Speaker: Tim Wheeler, Senior in Aerospace Engineering

Topic: Tim will discuss his work with rockets, drones and near-space balloons and bring to light many of the opportunities available to engineering students at UCSD. Tim will touch upon research with faculty, student competition teams, and industry internships, specifically with his own involvement in research under Dr. John Kosmatka, the UCSD Near Space Balloon Team, the UCSD Autonomous Airplane Team, and an internship at Space Exploration Technologies (SpaceX). “Out of this World” is meant to encourage and empower students to apply themselves and take advantage of the opportunities which surround them.

When: May 29, 2013 from 3:00 to 4:00

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

Bio: Tim Wheeler is a 4th year Aerospace Engineering major / Mathematics minor graduating at the end of this quarter. He has been extensively involved in engineering projects throughout his undergraduate career, including four years with the Autonomous Airplane Team and Near Space Balloon Team, autonomous-plume tracking research under Dr. John Kosmatka, work with the Scan Eagle UAV at Scripps, and will be completing his second internship with SpaceX this summer and then attending Stanford University in the Aerospace/Astronomy department this Fall.

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For More Information: Please email or call Aundrea Dominguez; (858) 822-1597.