Impact

Establishing a rapid, multiplexed diagnostic assay for use in space missions
Name: Trevor Abts
Major: Natural Sciences and Biological Sciences
Mentor: Eric Bortz
Funding Period: 2021 to 2022
Institute: University of Alaska Anchorage
Mission Directorate(s): Human Exploration and Operations
Experiments and PIC Simulations of Atmospheric Pressure Plasma Corona Discharge
Name: Katherine Sakeagak
Major: Mathematics and Civil Engineering
Mentor: Nathaniel Hicks
Funding Period: 2021 to 2022
Institute: University of Alaska Anchorage
Katherine Sakeagak Mission Directorate(s): Science
Zirconocene Catalyzed Construction and Deconstruction of Peptide Bonds
Name: Daniel Fabrizio
Major: Chemistry
Mentor: Bill Howard
Funding Period: 2021 to 2022
Institute: University of Alaska Fairbanks
Daniel Fabrizio Mission Directorate(s): Human Exploration and Operations
Green Biotechnology, Genetic Engineering of Shewanella oneidensis for enhanced Rare Earth Element Extractions for Arctic & Space Applications
Name: Michael Martinez
Major: Chemistry
Mentor: Brandon Briggs
Funding Period: 2021 to 2022
Institute: University of Alaska Anchorage
Michael Martinez Mission Directorate(s): Space Technology
Studying the Efficacy of Using Resistive Circuits to Maintain Optimal Temperatures for Peak Battery Performance in Cold Ambient Conditions
Name: Corey Giddings
Major: Electrical Engineering
Mentor: Nathaniel Hicks
Funding Period: 2021 to 2022
Institute: University of Alaska Anchorage
Mission Directorate(s): Space Technology
Investigation of the interactions of solar wind and Earth’s magnetosphere during polar reversals via computational plasma modeling and Planeterrella experiments
Name: Autumn Fox
Major: Geological Sciences
Mentor: Nathanial Hicks
Funding Period: 2021 to 2022
Institute: University of Alaska Anchorage
Autum Fox Mission Directorate(s): Science
A Step Closer to Understanding Black Hole and Galaxy Co-Evolution: Determining Circumnuclear Disk Geometrie
Name: Cassidy Berger
Major: Mathematics
Mentor: Erin Hicks
Funding Period: 2021 to 2022
Institute: University of Alaska Anchorage
Mission Directorate(s): Science
Proteomic analysis of Deinococcus radiodurans after exposure to radiation
Name: Cora Lyon
Major: Health Sciences and Biological Sciences
Mentor: Eric Bortz
Funding Period: 2021 to 2022
Institute: University of Alaska Anchorage
Mission Directorate(s): Human Exploration and Operations
Ball Milling Techniques For Use With Lunar Regolith
Name: Joren Bowling
Major: Mining Engineering and Mechanical Engineering
Mentor: Dr. Orion Lawlor
Funding Period: 2021 to 2022
Institute: University of Alaska Fairbanks
Joren Bowling Mission Directorate(s): Human Exploration and Operations
Pixel Walking: Ground-truth validation of NASA’s MODIS greening estimates in northwest Alaska
Name: Toshio Matsuoka
Major: Marine and Environmental Sciences and Environmental Public Health
Mentor: Dr. Roman Dial
Funding Period: 2021 to 2022
Institute: Alaska Pacific University
Toshio Matsuoka Mission Directorate(s): Science
Internship at The Launch Company
Name: Tadeusz Martynowicz
Funding Period: 2021
Institute: University of Alaska Anchorage
Tadeusz Martynowicz Photo Mission Directorate(s): Space Technology
Internship at Coupi, Inc.
Name: Uddeep Karki
Major: Computer Science and Mathematics
Mentor: Jerome Johnson
Funding Period: 2021
Institute: University of Alaska Fairbanks
Uddeep Karki Mission Directorate(s): Space Technology