Category: URC Virtual Poster Session

Winning Students, Runner-Up Announced in NASA University Research Centers Virtual Poster Session

An example of URC research. Gilberto Corona fine-tunes the Particle image velocimetry (PIV) system at the University of Texas at El Paso Center for Space Exploration Technology Research (cSETR). Image Credit: NASAFour 2012 NASA summer intern projects have emerged as the top entries in the University Research Centers (URC) Virtual Poster Session and Symposium (VPSS), from a total of 40 students who submitted posters for the inaugural event.

Development of Chemical Sensors for Hydrogen Detection

Chemical engineering doctoral candidate Héctor Mendez-Colberg catching a rare moment of rest during his internship at NASA Glenn Research Center. Image Credit: URC.

Chemical engineering doctoral candidate Héctor Mendez-Colberg catching a rare moment of rest during his internship at NASA Glenn Research Center. Image Credit: URC.

Modeling a SSAF Service

Photo of Darian Phillips .Image Credit: URC

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Update: Gravitational Wave Galaxy Catalogue for the Rapid Search of Electromagnetic Counterparts from Gravitational Waves

Physics student Frank Ceballos standing in front of a banner at Goddard SPace Center. Image Credit: URC.

Physics student Frank Ceballos standing in front of a banner at Goddard SPace Center. Image Credit: URC.

The Use of Thermoelectric Devices for Power Generation

Photograph of intern Robert Ellis. Credit: URC

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Quantum Cascade Laser Frequency Modulation for Trace Gas Detection

Photo of NASA researcher Harry Burton configuring a LabView program to control motion within a laser chamber. Image Credit: URC.

Photo of NASA researcher Harry Burton configuring a LabView program to control motion within a laser chamber. Image Credit: URC.

Molten Salt Flux Synthesis to Reduce Cation Disorder in Cathodes for Lithium Ion Batteries

Edwin Ortiz-Quiles works on the synthesis set up for the LiCl molten flux. Image Credit: URC.

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NICER X-Ray Optics Assembly and Testing

Goddard intern Billy Barrios performing an optical check on one of the NICER Optic’s mirrors. Image Credit: URC.

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A Life Cycle Assessment of a Self-Sustainable Renewable Energy Ecosystem

Kimberlin Schnittker cleans and monitors the six ecosystems for optimal growth of halophytes (salt-tolerant plants) used for the creation of biofuels. Image Credit: NASA Glenn/Tamaera McDowell.

Kimberlin Schnittker cleans and monitors the six ecosystems for optimal growth of halophytes (salt-tolerant plants) used for the creation of biofuels. Image Credit: NASA Glenn/Tamaera McDowell.

Chemical Etching of Plastic Nuclear Track Detectors

Prairie View A&M University researcher Janet Ruedas engraves CR-39 detectors for etching. Image Credit: URC.