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Jan 15

ISP Lab Researcher Interviewed by LiveScience

Ph.D. Candidate and Isp Lab researcher Brandon Jackson was recently interviewed for an article on LiveScience. In the article, Brandon discusses the applications of ferrofluids and how these fluids form their captive patterns.

Nov 28

Dr. Kurt Terhune Successfully Defends

Kurt Terhune successfully defended his dissertation titled: “Influence of Magnetic Nanoparticles and Magnetic Stress on an Ionic Liquid Electrospray Source.”  Congratulations to Dr. Terhune!  Acknowledgments to NASA and the Air Force Office of Scientific Research for supporting Kurt’s research activities.  

Oct 16

ISP Lab Researchers and Alumni attend IEPC 2017

Members and alumni of the Ion Space Propulsion Laboratory attended the 35th International Electric Propulsion Conference (IEPC) which took place October 8 – 12, 2017 in Atlanta Georgia. Current members of the lab presented progress on ongoing research on Ionic Liquid Ferrofluid electrospray. The IEPC is held every two years and is attended by over […]

Jun 12

Isp Lab Researchers Visit Yale

On June 9th and 10th, the Ion Space Propulsion Lab staff visited Yale University, in New Haven Connecticut, where Prof. King gave an invited talk at the John Fenn Centennial symposium to celebrate the 100th anniversary of John Fenn.

Mar 20

MTU micro propulsion technology featured on MIPlasma

The Michigan institute for Plasma Science and Engineering (MIPSE), together with the National Science Foundation and the Department of Energy, has a great series of short clips describing how plasma affects our lives.   In December 2015 MIPSE interviewed Professor King to understand how ionic liquid ferrofluids might be used to provide propulsion for the […]

Nov 3

Isp Lab Submits Video to APS Gallery of Fluid Motion

Members of the Isp lab have submitted a video to the American Physical Society Gallery of Fluid Motion. This gallery is designed to be a “non-technical presentation to share the aesthetics of one’s research with fellow researchers and the general public.”  The video submitted by the Isp lab is titled: “Electric and Magnetic Fluid Spraying Instabilities” […]

Dec 9

Dr. Lyon B. King gives seminar at MIPSE

Dr. King was the invited speaker at the December Michigan Institute for Plasma Science and Engineering seminar held in Ann Arbor where he described on-going research in the area of superparamagnetic ionic liquids and their potential use as spacecraft thruster propellant.

Jun 16

Dr. Lyon B. King wins SAE Engineering Education Award

Dr. King was recently awarded the SAE International’s Ralph R. Teetor Educational Award. The award was established in 1965 in honor of long-time member and former SAE president Ralph R. Teetor. Dr. King is grateful for receiving this honor

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