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Power and Measurement Inventions Merit R&D 100 Awards

Non-Flow-Through PEM Fuel Cell Team

Three teams of researchers and scientists at NASA’s Glenn Research Center were honored with R&D Magazine’s “Oscar of Invention” during the annual awards banquet on Oct. 13, at Renaissance Orlando at SeaWorld in Florida.The magazine’s editors, along with an independent judging panel, selected the ...

Optical Society of America (OSA) Announces Inaugural Class of Senior Members

Dr. David Fischer of the Combustion Branch is one of 162 individuals worldwide to be awarded the new senior member designation. The full press release can be found at the OSA website. The Optical Society of America, established in 1916, unites more than 106,000 optics professionals from 134 ...

Cleveland’s NASA Glenn Research Center Aids in Comeback of Supersonic Flight

A Cleveland Plain Dealer article, "Cleveland's NASA Glenn Research Center Aids in Comeback of Supersonic Flight," was published on November 30, 2009 and spotlighted NASA Glenn's role: "In the labs and wind tunnels of Cleveland's Glenn Research Center and three other NASA facilities, the prospect of ...

Bryan Palaszewski Receives NASA Honor Group Achievement Award

Bryan Palaszewski (Combustion Branch) received a NASA Honor Group Achievement Award from NASA Ames for his supporting work with the Aeroacoustics of the NASA Crew Exploration Vehicle (CEV) Launch Abort System (LAS). The award is entitled "CEV Aeroacoustics Testing Team" and reads, "For leading a ...

Space Flight Awareness Honoree and Attends Events Associated with STS-125 Launch

Bryan Palaszewski was selected as a Space Flight Awareness (SFA) Honoree and attended honoree events associated with STS-125 Space Shuttle launch. He was selected as an honoree for his work supporting oxygen/methane reaction control systems the Constellation Program, aeroacoustics for the Orion ...

AIAA Best Paper Awarded

A journal paper titled, "Observation of Turbulent Mixing in Lean-Direct-Injection Combustion at Elevated Pressure," received an AIAA Best Paper Award (Northern Ohio section). In this paper, the authors reported the first quantitative time-resolved multiscalar data in a realistic air-fed gaseous fuel ...

NASA Tech Brief Award for New Optical Thermometry Technique

A new method of optical thermometry in combustion environments using low-resolution pure rotational Raman scattering, developed by Drs. Viet Nguyen (Space Environment & Experiments Branch) and Jun Kojima (Combustion Branch/OAI) has just been published in the November 2008 issue of NASA Tech ...