Conference Chair

Leslie Gertsch (
Missouri University of Science and Technology, Rolla, MO
Phone:  573-341-7278

Symposia Chairs
Symposium 1 - Granular Materials in Space Exploration

Juan Agui (
NASA Glenn Research Center, Cleveland, OH and
Phil Metzger (
University of Central Florida

Symposium 2 - Exploration and Utilization of Extra-Terrestrial Bodies

Rob Mueller (
NASA Kennedy Space Center, FL and
Kris Zacny (
Honeybee Robotics, Pasadena, CA

Symposium 3 - Advanced Materials and Designs for Hydraulic, Earth, and Aerospace Structures

Robert Goldberg (
NASA Glenn Research Center, Cleveland, OH and
Pizhong Qiao (
Washington State University, Seattle, WA

Symposium 4 - Structures in Challenging Environments: Dynamics, Controls, Smart Structures, and Sensors

Ramesh B. Malla (
University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT and
Gangbing Song (
University of Houston, Houston, TX

Student Paper Competition

Paul van Susante (
Michigan Technological University
Houghton, MI


John Koppelman (
Boeing Corporation, Seattle, WA