Key Personnel

Meet the team of collaborators participating in the University Leadership Initiative research proposal.

Principal Investigator

Maj Dean Mirmirani, Ph.D.
Dean, College of Engineering
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
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Co-Principal Investigators

Katerina Aifantis, Ph.D. 
Associate Professor and Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Faculty Fellow
University of Florida
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Pat Anderson, Ph.D.
Professor of Aerospace Engineering and Director of the Eagle Flight Research Center
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
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Soon-Jo Chung, Ph.D. 
Bren Professor of Aerospace, Graduate Aerospace Laboratories
California Institute of Technology
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Kyle Collins, Ph.D.
Research Assistant Professor at Eagle Flight Research Center
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
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Patrick Currier, Ph.D.
Associate Professor & Associate Chair of Mechanical Engineering
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
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Borja Martos, Ph.D.
Research Engineer at Eagle Flight Research Center
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
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Mndoye Ndoye, Ph.D. 
Assistant Professor, Department of Electrical Engineering
Tuskegee University
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Industry Collaborators

Eric Bartsch
Chief Executive Officer & Co-Founder
VerdeGo Aero
Read more about Bartsch l See CV

Richard Thomas
Co-Owner & Program Manager  
Flight Level Engineering

Pruthvish Patel
Mechanical Actuation Engineer
Boeing

 

Contact Us

Questions on the NASA ULI research proposal submission may be referred to: 
Principal Investigator Dr. Maj Mirmirani 
Co-Principal Investigator Dr. Pat Anderson