AAS Spaceflight Mechanics Committee Members

Current Committee Members, last updated Feb 2021.
Term expiration dates are in parentheses.


portrait Dr. Puneet Singla (2022)
(Committee Chair)
The Pennsylvania State University
Department of Aerospace Engineering
234A Hammond Building
University Park, PA 16802
(814) 865-3892
psingla(AT)psu.edu

portrait Dr. Terry Alfriend (2023)
Texas A&M University
701 H.R. Bright Bldg
College Station, TX 77843-3141
alfriend(AT)tamu.edu
portrait Dr. Roberto Armellin (2021)
Auckland Space Institute
The University of Auckland
Building 401, Office 902
20 Symonds Street, 1010, Auckland, NZ
+64 2108847159
roberto.armellin(AT)auckland.ac.nz
portrait Dr. Nitin Arora (2022)
Jet Propulsion Laboratory
Mail Stop 1709-115
4800 Oak Grove Dr.
Pasadena, CA 91109
(818) 354-2417
Nitin.Arora(AT)jpl.nasa.gov
portrait Dr. Nicola Baresi (2025)
Surrey Space Centre
University of Surrey
BA Building, Office 1901
GU2 7XH, Guildford, Surrey, UK
n.baresi(AT)surrey.ac.uk
portrait Dr. Christopher Binz (2025)
U.S. Naval Research Laboratory
Bldg A59, Room 215
4555 Overlook Ave SW
Washington, DC 20375
(202) 767-0701
christopher.binz(AT)nrl.navy.mil
Dr. Natasha Bosanac (2023)
Colorado Center for Astrodynamics Research
Smead Department of Aerospace Engineering Sciences
University of Colorado Boulder
431 UCB, Boulder CO 80309
Office: ECNT 418
(303) 492-7061
natasha.bosanac(AT)colorado.edu
portrait Dr. Arnaud Boutonnet (2024)
Mission Analysis Section
ESA/HSO/GFA
ESOC
Robert-Bosch-Str. 5
D-64293 Darmstadt, Germany
Arnaud.Boutonnet(AT)esa.int
portrait Dr. John Christian (2022)
Department of Mechanical, Aerospace, and Nuclear Engineering
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute 110 8th Street
Troy, NY 12180-3590
(518) 276-8024
chrisj9(AT)rpi.edu
portrait Dr. Fabio Curti (2023)
School of Aerospace Engineering, Sapienza University of Rome
Via Salaria 851- 0038 Rome, Italy
+390649919775
fabio.curti(AT)uniroma1.it
portrait Dr. Simone D'Amico (2022)
Assist. Prof., Aeronautics and Astronautics
Director, Space Rendezvous Laboratory (SLAB)
Satellite Advisor, Stanford Space Student Initiative
Stanford University, Department of Aeronautics & Astronautics
496 Lomita Mall, Stanford, CA 94305-4035
(650) 497-4682
damicos(AT) stanford.edu
portrait Dr. Diane Davis (2022)
(Committee Secretary)
a.i. solutions, Inc.
Houston, TX 77058
diane.davis(AT)ai-solutions.com
portrait Dr. Chris D'Souza (2021)
NASA JSC, EG6
2101 NASA Parkway
Houston, TX 77059
(832) 221-1060
chris.dsouza(AT)nasa.gov
portrait Dr. Carolin Frueh (2021, extended)
Assistant Professor
School of Aeronautics and Astronautics
Purdue University
701 W. Stadium Ave.
West Lafayette, IN 47907-2045
(765) 494-7436
cfrueh(AT)purdue.edu
portrait Dr. Sonia Hernandez (2022)
Jet Propulsion Laboratory
Mail Stop 230-110D
4800 Oak Grove Dr.
Pasadena, CA 91109
(818) 354-0418
Sonia.Hernandez-Doran(AT)jpl.nasa.gov
portrait Dr. Kathleen Howell (2019, extended)
ARMS 3233
School of Aeronautics and Astronautics
College of Engineering
Purdue University
West Lafayette, IN 47907
(765) 494-5786
howell(AT)purdue.edu
Dr. Islam Hussein (2021)
Thornton Tomasetti
2001 K Street, NW
Suite 600 North
Washington, DC 20006-1047
(734) 604-6475
IHussein(AT)ThorntonTomasetti.com
portrait Dr. Richard Linares (2022)
Assistant Professor
Dept. of Aerospace Engr. & Mechanics
University of Minnesota
Minneapolis, MN 55455
(914) 216-3732
rlinares(AT)umn.edu
portrait Dr. Manoranjan Majji (2024)
Aerospace Engineering
Texas A& M University
College Station, TX 77843-3141
(979) 845-3912
mmajji(AT)tamu.edu
Dr. Belinda G. Marchand (2020)
Progalaxia, LLC
815 Brazos Street, Suite A #282
Austin, TX 78701
(512) 992-1850
belinda.marchand(AT)progalaxia.com
portrait Dr. Robert Melton (2025)
Pennsylvania State University
Department of Aerospace Engineering
229 Hammond Bldg
University Park, PA 16802
(814) 865-1185
rgmelton(AT)psu.edu
portrait Dr. Daniele Mortari (2023)
746C H.R. Bright Building
Ross Street - 3141 TAMU
Texas A&M University
College Station, TX 77843-3141
(979) 845-0734
mortari(AT)tamu.edu
portrait Dr. Martin T. Ozimek (2022, extended)
(Committee Treasurer)
The Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory
11100 Johns Hopkins Road
Laurel, MD 20723-6099
(443) 778-1569
Martin.Ozimek(AT)jhuapl.edu
portrait Dr. Jeffrey Parker (2025)
Advanced Space, LLC.
1400 W 122nd Ave Suite 200
Westminster, CO, 80234
parker(AT)advanced-space.com
portrait Dr. Anil Rao (2021)
University of Florida
MAE-A 314
Gainsville, FL 32611
(352) 392-5523
(352) 392-7303 Fax
anilvra(AT)ufl.edu
portrait Dr. Javier Roa Vicens (2024)
Jet Propulsion Laboratory
4800 Oak Grove Dr.
Pasadena, CA 91109, USA
M/S T1709
(818) 354-1295
javier.roa(AT)jpl.nasa.gov
portrait Dr. Marcello Romano (2022)
Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Department
Naval Postgraduate School
700 Dyer Road
Monterey, CA 93940
(831) 656-2885
mromano(AT)nps.edu
portrait Dr. Christopher Roscoe (2021)
Tiger Innovations
P.O. Box 1102
Herndon, VA 20170
christopher.w.t.roscoe(AT)gmail.com
portrait Dr. Daniel J. Scheeres (2024)
Ann and H.J. Smead Department of Aerospace Engineering Sciences
Office 454
Aerospace Engineering Sciences Building
3775 Discovery Drive
UCB 429
Boulder, CO 80303
scheeres(AT)colorado.edu
portrait Dr. Jeffrey R. Stuart (2023)
Mission Design and Navigation Section
Jet Propulsion Laboratory
4800 Oak Grove Dr.
Pasadena, CA 91109
jeffrey.r.stuart(AT)jpl.nasa.gov
Dr. Kamesh Subbarao (2023)
500 W. First St., Box 19018, 211 Woolf Hall
Arlington, TX 76019, USA
(817) 272-7467
subbarao(AT)uta.edu
portrait Dr. Paul Thompson (2021, extended)
Jet Propulsion Laboratory
Mail Stop 264-820
4800 Oak Grove Dr.
Pasadena, CA 91109
Paul.F.Thompson(AT) jpl.nasa.gov
portrait Dr. Powtawche N. Valerino (2024)
Guidance, Navigation and Mission Analysis Branch (EV42)
NASA Marshall Space Flight Center
4600 Rideout Road, Room 4413
Huntsville, AL 35812
powtawche.n.valerino(AT)nasa.gov
Dr. Mar Vaquero (2025) portrait
Jet Propulsion Laboratory
Mail Stop 301-121
4800 Oak Grove Dr.
Pasadena, CA 91109
(818) 354-5670
Mar.Vaquero(AT)jpl.nasa.gov
portrait Mr. Sean Wagner (2021, extended)
(Committee Historian)
Jet Propulsion Laboratory
Mail Stop 230-205
4800 Oak Grove Dr.
Pasadena, CA 91109
(818) 393-5972
Sean.V.Wagner(AT)jpl.nasa.gov
portrait Dr. Roby Wilson (2020, extended)
Jet Propulsion Laboratory
Mail Stop 301-121
4800 Oak Grove Dr.
Pasadena, CA 91109
roby.s.wilson(AT)jpl.nasa.gov
Dr. Ryan Woolley (2023)
Jet Propulsion Laboratory
4800 Oak Grove Dr.
Pasadena, CA 91109
woolley(AT)jpl.nasa.gov