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NASA researchers are renowned for letting their imaginations soar. Whether their developments are applied to space exploration or to private industry, they consistently strive to reach beyond the stars.

Manan Vyas Featured in ‘Meet a NASA Glenn Employee’

Manan Vyas

Manan Vyas is a research engineer in propulsion flow dynamics, performing research and development of aerospace engine aerodynamics, investigating new engine designs and components using computational fluid dynamics (CFD) simulations and conduct wind tunnel experiments.. He was recently featured on ...

Francisco Solá Featured in ‘Meet a NASA Glenn Employee’

Francisco Sola

Francisco Solá, Materials Research Engineer in the Advanced Metallics Branch, is involved in several research projects mainly within the Structures and Materials Division and is currently support research projects in nanotechnology, advanced thermoelectrics and nanocomposite blades. He was recently ...

Jeremiah McNatt Featured in ‘Meet a NASA Glenn Employee’

Jeremiah McNatt

Jeremiah McNatt, Electrical Engineer in the Photovoltaics and Power Technologies Branch performing research and development engineering in the area of space solar power, was recently featured on the NASA Glenn Research Center website section, ”Meet a NASA Glenn Employee.” "I do experimental ...

Vivake Asnani Featured in ‘Meet a NASA Glenn Employee’

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Vivake Asnani, Mechanical Research Engineer in the Tribology and Mechanical Components Branch, was recently featured on the NASA Glenn Research Center website section, ”Meet a NASA Glenn Employee.” "My career has been focused on creating new mechanical and electro-mechanical mechanisms. Examples ...

Ron Colantonio Featured in ‘Meet a NASA Glenn Employee’

Ron Colantonio

Ron Colantonio, Atmospheric Environment Safety Technologies Project Manager in the Aviation Safety Program, was recently featured on the NASA Glenn Research Center website section, ”Meet a NASA Glenn Employee.” "I manage the NASA knowledge and technology developments that can lead to safer ...

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 ...

Félix A. Miranda Featured in ‘Meet a NASA Glenn Employee’

Félix A. Miranda

Félix A. Miranda, chief of the Antenna and Optical Systems Branch, was recently featured on the NASA Glenn Research Center website section, ”Meet a NASA Glenn Employee.” "I lead a group of scientists and engineers that performs research and development (R&D) and technology evaluation and ...

Rebecca MacKay Featured in ‘Meet a NASA Glenn Employee’

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Rebecca MacKay, materials research engineer in the Structures and Materials Division, was recently featured on the NASA Glenn Research Center website section, ”Meet a NASA Glenn Employee.” "My specialty is metallic materials that are capable of being used in the most demanding service conditions ...

Dr. Robert S. Okojie

Dr. Robert S. Okojie

Dr. Robert S. Okojie has numerous engineering contributions to high temperature aerospace technologies, in particular, electronic devices based on silicon carbide (SiC) semiconductors. His contributions to the design, fabrication, and packaging of high temperature electronics are of high importance ...

Dr. Kathy C. Chuang

Dr. Chun-Hua “Kathy” C. Chuang

Recipient: 2008 National Women of Color Technology Award Over her 17-year career with the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), Dr. Chun-Hua “Kathy” Chuang has had a significant impact on the aerospace industry and materials community through her novel research on improving the ...