Oregon NASA Space Grant Consortium annually presents a Student Symposium, hosted on the Oregon State University campus in Corvallis, Oregon. The Student Symposium features a poster session and research presentations from OSGC funded interns, fellows, team projects, and research scholarship awardees. Scroll down for proceedings and presentations from previous symposiums.
2017 Oregon NASA Space Grant Student Symposium: NOVEMBER 9, 2017
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The Oregon NASA Space Grant Consortium presents the 2017 Student Symposium, Thursday, November 9, 2017. The Symposium will be held from 9-6pm at the LaSells Stewart Center/OSU Conference Center, on the Oregon State University campus in Corvallis, Oregon. Oregon NASA Space Grant students who were awarded fellowships, internships, undergraduate research scholarships, and team research awards in 2017 will present their research projects and share their experiences at the OSGC Student Symposium. Oregon NASA Space Grant is committed to providing quality educational and research opportunities to students in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) disciplines including STEM education. You are invited to attend the 2017 Student Symposium to see firsthand the opportunities our students have experienced.
This is a great way for students who are interested in participating in a NASA student program to learn more about opportunities that are available for summer 2018. You can be the face of NASA in Oregon!
Thursday, November 9, 2017
- 9-9:30am - Poster Session, Meet and Greet
- 9:30am - Keynote Address, Mr. Torry Johnson, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
- 10am-12pm - Presentations
- 12-1pm - Lunch/Networking/Posters
- 1-5pm - Presentations
- 5-6:30pm - Reception
FREE and OPEN TO ALL: Call 541-737-2414 for more information. Accommodations for disabilities may be made by calling 541-737-2414.
- Abstracts: A brief abstract of your work is due via email no later than Wednesday, October 25, 2017. Abstracts should be no longer than 250 words and should include your project purpose, methodology, results, and conclusions. Presenters should use these abstracts as guides when constructing their oral presentations. Please email your abstract as a Word document or rich text file to the following email address: firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Posters: A poster representing the fundamentals of your research project is required. Posters will be displayed during the Symposium sessions and will be retained by the Oregon Space Grant for future display on the OSU campus and at future Space Grant functions. Posters should be printed at a maximum size of 48” x 36”. Posters need to be laminated; please do not mount posters on foam board. Poster set up is from 8-9am on the day of the Symposium. Please be there during that time to set up your poster, which will remain on display until the end of the event.
- Presentations: Oral presentations should elaborate upon your abstract. Each presenter will be allotted 20 minutes, which includes time for Q & A. Presentations running over the allotted time will be stopped by the moderators. PowerPoint presentations are suggested. A laptop and projection equipment will be available. Please bring your presentation on a USB drive. Presentations will be retained and posted to the OSGC website.
- Logos: As the funding source for your projects, please include both the NASA and National Space Grant Program logos on your posters. You may also want to include the logo from your respective institution and/or NASA center (interns). Appropriate logos have been sent via email; if you did not receive the logos, please contact the Space Grant office.
- Attendance and Travel: All Oregon Space Grant funded students participating in NASA internships, research projects, and fellowships are required to present their work at the Student Symposium. If you are unable to attend, you must make alternative arrangements for presentations prior to the Symposium. Students from outside the Corvallis area may with to budget a small portion of their stipend for travel to the Symposium; no additional travel funds will be provided.
- Location: The Symposium will be hosted in the LaSells Stewart Center in the AG Production Room. LaSells Stewart Center is located on the southeast corner of SW 26th Street and SW Western Blvd. across from Reser Stadium on the OSU campus. There is student and visitor parking available at Reser Stadium.
Please contact the Space Grant staff with any questions at 541-737-2414.
Student Poster Presentations (2017)
- James Benbrook, Ryan Domres, Dagim Gebretsadik, Chloe Jordan, and Justin Luc - Oregon State Rocketry Team ESRA Spaceport America Cup Competition
- Amy Caldwell - Oregon State University - Creating the Acquiescent Rail Translator Equipment for Mass and Inertial Support (ARTEMIS)
- Alexander Chabert, Thomas Manfredonia, and Savon Sengsavanh - University of Portland - Micro-Radial Jet Engine
- Sam Colosimo - University of Portland -Silicon X-Ray Optics Manufacturing
- Nina Cox, Daniel Folkerts, and Savannah Grey - Oregon Coast Community College -Using Radiosondes to Detect Atmospheric Changes During the Total Solar Eclipse
- Miles Curry - Oregon State University - Seacast - A Python Web Application to Display High Resolution Weather and Ocean Forecast Models for Ocean Consumers
- Betrand DeChant, Mark Musil, Tara Prevo, and Jacob Tiller - Portland State University - Portland State Aerospace Society Liquid Fuel Engine Test Stand (LFETS)
- Diana Demchenko - Portland State University - Creating a General Antiviral: Testing the Inhibition of Spindle-Shaped Virus 1 and Yellow Fever Virus by Silver Nanoparticles
- Louis Detweiler - Southern Oregon University - Tool Support for UAS Hazard Risk Assessment
- Alex Farias - Portland State University - Portland State Aerospace Society Composite Cryogenic Fuel Tank
- Austin Gulstrom - Oregon State University - Analytical Software Validation for Composite Technology
- Matthew Lucas and Audrey Vaughn - Linn-Benton Community College - Lauch Procedures for Offshore Flights
- Matthew Morse - Oregon State University - Orbital Class Nanosatellite Launch Vehicle Spin-Stabilization System
- Michael Polander - Oregon State University - OSU 2017 RockSat-X Program - Hephaestus
- Caleb Turner - Portland State University - Propulsion Analysis of Lunar Lander Concept
- Levi Willmeth - Oregon State University - Adapting NASA Avionics Software Commonly Used on Rockets and Satellites, to Control a Commercially Available Drone
- Charity Woodrum - University of Oregon - Evolution in Solitude: Field Galaxies from Half the Age of the Universe to the Present
Student Poster Presentations (2016)
Student Poster Presentations (2015)
Recorded Video Sessions (2014)
Student Poster Presentations (2014)