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Space Systems Design Lab

Georgia Institute of Technology
Atlanta, Georgia 30332-0150
Phone: 404.894.7783
Fax: 404.894.2760

SSDL Alumni: 2011

Greg Dubos
PhD AE 5/11
Systems Engineer
Mission Systems Concepts
Jet Propulsion Laboratory
Pasadena, CA
greg.dubos@gmail.com
Sarah McNeese
MS AE 5/11
Mission Integrator
Product and Mission Management
SpaceX
Hawthorne, CA
sarahemilymcneese@gmail.com
Lab Photo 2010-2011

2010-2011 Academic Year Space Systems Design Laboratory Personnel.

SSDL Alumni: 2010

Wade Birdwell
MS AE 5/10
Space Operations Officer
United States Army
Colorado Springs, CO
bellicose_bear@hotmail.com
John Dec
PhD AE 5/10
Aerospace Engineer
NASA Langley Research Center
Hampton, VA
john.a.dec@nasa.gov
Jenny Kelly
MS AE 5/10
Research Engineer
Space Systems Design Laboratory
Georgia Institute of Technology
Atlanta, GA
jenny.kelly@gatech.edu
Gregory Lantoine
PhD AE 12/10
Postdoctoral Researcher
Orbital Maneuvers
Centre National d'Etudes Spatiales (CNES)
Toulouse, France
gregory.lantoine@gmail.com
Scott Martinelli
MS AE 8/10
Member of the Technical Staff
Space Architecture Department
The Aerospace Corporation
El Segundo, CA
scott.martinelli@gmail.com
Brandon Smith
PhD/MS AE 12/10
Aerospace Engineer
Entry Systems and Vehicle Development Branch
NASA Ames Research Center
Moffett Field, CA
bsmithgt@gmail.com
Nathalie Vedie
MS AE 5/10
Software Developer Engineer
Thales
Toulouse, France
nathalie.vedie@gmail.com
Lab Photo 2009-2010

2009-2010 Academic Year Space Systems Design Laboratory Personnel.

SSDL Alumni: 2009

Kristina Alemany
PhD AE 12/09
Senior Member of the Technical Staff
Space Architecture Department
The Aerospace Corporation
El Segundo, CA
kalemany@gmail.com
Adam Brinckerhoff
MS AE 5/09
Associate Capacity Management Engineer
Intelsat
Washington, DC
adam.brinckerhoff@gmail.com
Ian Clark
PhD AE 8/09
Systems Engineer
EDL and Advanced Technologies Group
Jet Propulsion Laboratory
Pasadena, CA
ian.clark@gatech.edu
Thomas Hiriart
MS AE 12/09
Columbus Spaceflight Controller
DLR
Munich, Germany
thomas.hiriart@gmail.com
Allison Hutchings
MS AE 8/09
Engineer 2
ATA Engineering
San Diego, CA
allison.hutchings@ata-e.com
LTJG Christopher Marsh
MS AE 5/09
Student Naval Aviator
U.S. Navy
Pensacola, FL
christopher.l.marsh@gmail.com
Bala Radharamanan
MS AE 5/09
Macon, GA
gtg079r@mail.gatech.edu
Lab Photo 2008-2009

2008-2009 Academic Year Space Systems Design Laboratory Personnel.

SSDL Alumni: 2008

Kevin Flaherty
MS AE 05/08
Aerospace Propulsion Division
Wright Patterson Air Force Base
Dayton, OH
kevin.flaherty@wpafb.af.mil
Jimmy Young
PhD AE 12/08
Senior Systems Engineer
ARES Corporation
Houston, TX
jyoung@arescorporation.com

2007-2008 Academic Year Space Systems Design Laboratory Personnel Photo Not Available.

SSDL Alumni: 2007

John Christian
MS AE 05/07
University of Texas
Austin, TX
john.a.christian@mail.utexas.edu
Timothy Kokan
PhD AE 02/07
Advanced Concepts Group
Pratt & Whitney
Huntsville, AL
timothy.kokan@pwr.utc.com
Kara Kranzusch
MS AE 12/07
NASA Johnson Space Center
Houston, TX
kara.m.kranzusch@nasa.gov
Zack Krevor
PhD AE 08/07
Project Orion Reliability, Maintainability & Supportability
Lockheed Martin
Denver, CO
zachary.c.krevor@lmco.com
Reuben Rohrschneider
PhD AE 05/07
Systems Engineering, Spacecraft Subsystems
Ball Aerospace
Boulder, CO
rrohrsch@ball.com
Angela Spence
MS AE 08/07
U.S. Air Force
Store Separations Engineer
Eglin AFB, FL
angela.spence@eglin.sf.mil
Ben Stahl
MS AE 12/07
NASA Johnson Space Center
Houston, TX
benjamin.a.stahl@nasa.gov
David Young
PhD AE 05/07
Future Technical Leader
Northrop Grumman
San Bernardino, CA
david.young@ngc.com
Lab Photo 2006-2007

2006-2007 Academic Year Space Systems Design Laboratory Personnel.

SSDL Alumni: 2006

Scott Francis
MS AE 05/06
Entry Systems Design
Lockheed-Martin Space Systems
Littleton, CO
scott.francis@lmco.com
Zach Putnam
MS AE 05/06
Entry Guidance & Control
Charles Stark Draper Laboratory
Houston, TX
zputnam@draper.com
David Street
MS AE 05/06
Exploration Systems Design
Lockheed-Martin Space Systems
Littleton, CO
david.street@lmco.com
Lab Photo 2005-2006

2005-2006 Academic Year Space Systems Design Laboratory Personnel.

SSDL Alumni: 2005

Luke Colby
MS AE 05/05
Space Propulsion
Scaled Composites, LLC
Mojave, CA
colby@scaled.com
Barry Hellman
MS AE 08/05
Aerospace Systems Design
ASC/XRE
Wright Patterson Air Force Base
barry.hellman@wpafb.af.mil
Devin Kipp
MS AE 05/05
Planetary Entry
Jet Propulsion Laboratory
Pasadena, CA
devin.m.kipp@jpl.nasa.gov
Ravi Prakash
MS AE 05/05
Planetary Atmospheric Flight
Jet Propulsion Laboratory
Pasadena, CA
ravi.prakash@jpl.nasa.gov
Lab Photo 2004-2005

2004-2005 Academic Year Space Systems Design Laboratory Personnel.

SSDL Alumni: 2004

Nichols Brown
MS AE 05/04
Senior Member of the Technical Staff
Space Architecture Department
The Aerospace Corporation
El Segundo, CA
nichols.f.brown@aero.org
John Crowley
MS AE 05/04
Space Propulsion
CDI Aerospace
West Palm Beach, FL
j.e.crowley@gmail.com
Virgil Hutchinson, Jr.
MS AE 05/04
Advanced Programs Group
Orbital Science Corporation
Dulles, VA
hutchinson.virgil@orbital.com
John D. Reeves
MS AE 07/04
Operations and Life-Cycle Analysis
NASA Langley Research Center
Hampton, VA
j.d.reeves@larc.nasa.gov
Tadashi Sakai
PhD AE 12/04
NHK International Corp.
Wixom, MI
tadashi.sakai@nhk-intl.com

SSDL Alumni: 2003

Alex Keisner
MS AE 12/03
Analytic Partners
New York, NY
alexkeisner@gmail.com
Brad St. Germain
PhD AE 08/03
Advanced Concepts
SpaceWorks Engineering, Inc.
Atlanta, GA
brad.stgermain@sei.aero
Stephen Steffes
MS AE 12/03
German Aerospace Center (DLR)
Bremen, Germany
ssteffes@gmail.com

SSDL Alumni: 2002

Jeff Miller
MS AE 05/02
Aero & CAD
The Boeing Company
Seal Beach, CA
jeffrey.j.miller@boeing.com
Eric Staton
MS AE 05/02
Operations & Safety
Sverdrup Technology, Inc.
Huntsville, AL
eric.staton@msfc.nasa.gov

SSDL Alumni: 2001

Ryan Bechtel
MS AE 05/01
TBCC Propulsion
Pratt & Whitney
E. Hartford, CT
ryanbechtel@hotmail.com
John Bradford
PhD AE 08/01
Hypersonic Propulsion
SpaceWorks Engineering Inc.
Atlanta, GA john.bradford@sei.aero
Tim Cormier
MS AE 12/01
Propulsion
Pratt & Whitney
E. Hartford, CT
cormieta@pweh.com
Stephen Izon
MS AE 12/01
TPS & Aeroheating
Booz Allen
McLean, VA Izon_Stephen@bah.com
Steven Lee
MS AE 08/01
INSEAD, MBA Program
France
steven.ll@alumni.insead.edu
Leland Marcus
MS AE 12/01
Systems Planning & Analysis
Alexandria, VA lmarcus@spa.com
David McCormick
PhD AE 08/01
Uncertainty Analysis & MDO
The Boeing Company
Seal Beach, CA
david.j.mccormick@boeing.com
James McIntire
MS AE 05/01
Aero & CAD
MIT Lincoln Laboratory
Boston, MA
james@ll.mit.edu
Randy Morrell
MS AE 08/01
Propulsion
GE Power Systems
Atlanta, GA
randy.morrell@ps.ge.com
Doug Nelson
MS AE 05/01
Trajectories
Orbital Sciences Corp.
Dulles, VA
nelson.doug@orbital.com
Andrew Scott
MS AE 05/01
Frameworks & MDO
Lockheed Martin Astronautics
Denver, CO
andrew.scott@lmco.com
David Way
PhD AE 08/01
Planetary Entry & MDO
NASA Langley Research Center
Hampton, VA
d.w.way@larc.nasa.gov
John Weglian
MS AE 12/01
Senior Member Engineering Staff
Lockheed Martin MS2
Moorestown, NJ
john.e.weglain@lmco.com

SSDL Alumni: 2000

Irene Budianto
PhD AE 12/00
Trajectory & Orbital Mechanics
U.S. Air Force Research Lab
Albuquerque, NM
irene_budianto@lycos.com
A.C. Charania
MS AE 08/00
Engineering Economics
SpaceWorks Engineering, Inc.
Atlanta, GA
ac@sei.aero
Kris Cowart
MS AE 05/00
TPS & Aeroheating
U.S. Air Force
Eglin AFB, FL
thecowarts@cox.net
Laura Krothapalli (Ledsinger)
PhD AE 08/00
Trajectory & Orbital Mechanics
The Aerospace Corporation
El Segundo, CA
laura.a.krothapalli@aero.org

SSDL Alumni: 1999

Kirk Sorensen
MS AE 12/99
Aero & CAD
NASA Marshall Space Flight Center
Huntsville, AL
Jeff Tooley
MS AE 12/99
Performance
The Aerospace Corporation
El Segundo, CA
jtooley@canal.aero.org

SSDL Alumni: 1998

David Acton
MS AE 06/98
Frameworks/MDO
Ball Aerospace Corp.
Boulder, CO
dacton@ball.com
Jeff Scott
MS AE 12/98
Aero & CAD
RSA Engineering
Anchorage, AK
jscott@rsa-ak.com
Kim Steadman
MS AE 06/98
Frameworks/ISE
Jet Propulsion Lab
Pasadena, CA
kimberly.b.steadman@jpl.nasa.gov
Jeff Whitfield
MSM 08/98
Economics
WorldWideTesting
Atlanta, GA
jeff_whitfield@yahoo.com

SSDL Alumni: 1997

Peter Bellini
MS AE 12/97
Performance/CAD
Lockheed Martin Astronautics
Denver, CO
peter.x.bellini@lmco.com
Hosung "Mike" Lee
MS AE 08/97
Patrick McGinnis
MS 06/97
Propulsion
Pratt & Whitney
West Palm Beach, FL
mcginns@pw.utc.com

SSDL Alumni: 1996

Greg Saks
MS AE 06/96
Propulsion
Lockheed Martin Astronautics
Huntsville, AL
greg.saks@lmco.com