Gas Surface Interactions Lab


Olivia Schroeder

ORCID: 0000-0003-0487-2992

Devin Sparks

ORCID: 0000-0002-6125-6160

Zhiyong (Zack) Li, PhD

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ORCID: 0000-0003-4763-2139

Dr. Francesco Panerai, PhD

Francesco Panerai NASA Ames Research Center
ORCID: 0000-0002-8378-8416

Joseph C. Ferguson

1450273_10151694370350936_2088522999_n NASA Ames Research Center

David L. Smith, M.Sc.

David Smith Email:

Nima Nouri, M.Sc.

Yale University

Dr. Huaibao (Paul) Zhang, PhD

Department of Physics, Sun Yat-sen University, Guangzhou, GD, 40506, China
ORCID: 0000-0001-6076-0245

Dr. Ovais U. Khan, PhD

7293894 Dr. Khan received his bachelor’s in Mechanical Engineering from NED University, Karachi. Subsequently, he went to King Fahd University, Dhahran for master’s program. After completing his M.Sc., he went to pursue his doctoral degree in Aerospace Engineering from Wichita State University, Kansas.
During his PhD, he worked on the modeling and simulation of magneto-hydrodynamic compressible flows. He joined GSAL as a Postdoctoral Scholar where he is working on the development of charring-ablator material response code. During his overall professional career, he has received several national and international scholarships and fellowships.Dr. Khan is now a Faculty member at Tuskegee University, in the Department of Aerospace Science Engineering.

Evan Whitmer

B.Sc. Student
ORCID: 0000-0003-0022-2706

Courtney Montague

B.Sc. Student
Department Mechanical Engineering
University of Kentucky
Lexington, KY 40506-0503
ORCID: 0000-0003-1280-3639