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 […]
Electrospray visualization research published by Kurt Terhune and Brad King at Michigan Tech in collaboration with Dr. John Cumings and Dr. Kai He of the University of Maryland was featured in Space Daily.
Isp Lab researcher, Kurt Terhune, recently published his collaborative work in Nanotechnology entitled, Radiation-induced solidification of ionic liquid under extreme electric field.
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.
Research in the Ion Space Propulsion lab was recently featured in print edition of The Economist titled: “It’s not rocket science.”
Dr. Lyon B. King was recently awarded the Ron and Elaine Starr endowed professorship. Special thanks to Ron and his wife Elaine Starr for this endowment in their name and their service to Michigan T
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
Dr. King is honored to be a recipient of the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE). Recipients of this award are selected by the White House after being nominated by the top U.S. research agencies.