USRA-NAMS Staff Receive Ames Contractor Council Award

Mountain View, California, November 1, 2018 - University Space Research Association NAMS staff received  excellence awards at the 2018 Ames Contractor Council Excellence Award Ceremony. The award recipients were acknowledged at the ceremony by Ames Center Director Dr. Eugene Tu and were nominated by Dr. David Bell, Director of RIACS and NAMS Chief Technologist. 

 

USRA Recipients and Awards: 

Davide Venturelli, PhD; Science Operations Manager

Award for R&D Collaborations Quantum Artificial Intelligence Lab (QuAIL)

For exceptional technical leadership in growing the ecosystem for Quantum Artificial Intelligence Lab, growing the engagements to include more than forty organizations with key research outputs in a range of application areas.

Jeff Myers, Technical Area Lead for Earth Science

Award for R&D Collaborations for Earth Science

For exceptional technical leadership developing R&D collaborations for Earth Science, including engagements with universities for new instruments and enhancements for instrument calibration capabilities.

Kenny Cheung, Technical Area Lead for Aeroflightdynamics

R&D Collaboration with Cal State

For exceptional technical leadership creating new curriculum for optimization-based flight control design with Cal State University.

 

 

 

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USRA Celebrates 50th Anniversary

USRA institutes and programs will celebrate USRA’s 50th anniversary on March 12, 2019. USRA was founded on March 12, 1969 in Washington, D.C. as a private, nonprofit corporation under the auspices of the National Academy of Sciences. 

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