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Glenn Research Center

Space Environment & Experiments

Kim de Groh Featured in ‘Meet a NASA Glenn Employee’

Kim de Groh

Kim de Groh, Senior Materials Research Engineer, Space Environment and Experiments Branch, was recently featured on the NASA Glenn Research Center website section, ”Meet a NASA Glenn Employee.” "A materials research engineer studies materials (metals, polymers, ceramics or composites) for various ...

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 ...

NASA Glenn Article Highlights Materials International Space Station Experiment (MISSE)

MISSE 7A & 7B, mounted to the exterior of the space station.

An article posted April 28, 2011, on the NASA Glenn website, entitled "Materials: Out of This World," highlights the work of the Materials International Space Station Experiment, or MISSE, a series of experiments that test the stability and durability of materials and devices in the space ...

NASA Glenn Funds Technologies with Potential High Commercial Value

Four technologies developed at NASA's Glenn Research Center that involve advanced polymers, a life-saving biomedical device, innovative imaging and harsh environment sensor development have been selected to benefit from the 2010 Technology Transfer Fund. "It is expected that, with a minimal ...

NASA Tech Brief Award, Patent Application Filed, and Paper Accepted in Journal for Glenn-Developed High-Fidelity Iron Nanoparticle Lunar Simulant Technology

The research to produce iron nanoparticles as a part of the task to fabricate high fidelity lunar simulants has reached a milestone that includes receiving a NASA Tech Brief Award, a patent application filed to U.S. Patent Office, and a paper officially accepted by Meteoritics & Planetary ...

Kim de Groh Receives Society of Women Engineers (SWE) Region G Gem Award

Kim de Groh Receives Her Award from SWE Region G Governor, Jessica Rannow

Kim de Groh received the SWE Region G Gem Award on March 6, 2010, at the SWE Region G Conference in Lexington, Kentucky. The Region G Gem Award is given "in recognition of a professional who has advanced and achieved successes in engineering technical career, has demonstrated outstanding technical ...

Students Semifinalists in 2009-2010 Siemens Competition in Math, Science, and Technology

Students Aobo Guo, Arielle Stambler, and Karen Inoshita are semifinalists in the 2009-2010 Siemens Competition in Math, Science, and Technology for their team research paper “Effect of Solar Exposure on the Atomic Oxygen Erosion of Hubble Space Telescope Bi-Stem Thermal Shield Aluminized-Teflon ...

Atomic Oxygen Testing Facilities Highlighted in NASA’s Technology Innovation Magazine

The NASA Glenn Research Center’s unique atomic oxygen testing facilities were highlighted in NASA’s Technology Innovation Magazine for Business and Technology (Volume 15, Number 2, 209). The two-page article (written by Laurel Stauber, Cindy Dreibelbis of GRC and Nancy Oates of Fuentek, LLC), ...

Researcher in Space Processes and Experiments Division Inducted into Ohio Women’s Hall of Fame

Kim de Groh, with Governor Ted Strickland and First Lady Frances Strickland, holds Ohio Women’s Hall of Fame award at the Ohio Statehouse Capitol in Columbus.

On August 26th, Kim de Groh of the Space Environment and Experiments Branch was inducted into Ohio Women's Hall of Fame by Governor Ted Strickland. The induction ceremony took place at the Ohio Statehouse Atrium. Established in 1978 by the Women's Programs at the Ohio Department of Job and Family ...

Patent Awarded for Optical Quantum Communications System

U.S. Patent 7,574,137 entitled, "Multi-wavelength time-coincident optical communications system and methods thereof," was awarded to John Lekki (Optical Instrumentation & NDE Branch) and Quang-Viet Nguyen (Space Environment & Experiments Branch) on August 11, 2009. The patent describes a new ...