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FAST Center - Research Projects

The FAST Center's Research Projects

The FAST Center strives to build partnerships between faculty, students, and clients that are productive and value added to all stakeholders. Through this collaborative process of multi-disciplinary research and learning synergy is created that benefits all participating parties.

Active Research Projects

The FAST Center is currently conducting research for 4 different clients within the scope of 9 unique projects. Below is a list of the current projects that the FAST Center is working on. There are several other new projects that will be coming online soon, so please check back often.

Client Project Title Principal Investigator
Lockheed Martin
GHG Corporation Storefront Engineering Services
Dr. Cesar Carrasco
Lockheed Martin
CRADLE I : PV Components Requirements Entry
Dr. Cesar Carrasco
Air Force Research Laboratory
A computational and Experimental Investigation into Dynamic Fracture of ZrO2Y2O3 Coating for ZrB2/ZrC Composite Containing Y2Ti2O7 Precipitates at 1750C
Dr. Art Bronson
Dr. Jack Chessa
John Hopkins Univ - Applied Physics Lab
Solar Probe Light - Dust impact risk analysis
Dr. Cesar Carrasco
Boeing
EPSOP Analysis Initialization Software Program Development  I
Dr. Steve Roach
Boeing
ISS Study of Probabilistic Approach for ISS Structural Life Assessment I
Dr. Cesar Carrasco
Boeing
TECS ISS Structural Health Assessment
Dr. Cesar Carrasco
Boeing
CDA Tool Migration - Phase I
Dr. Steve Roach
Boeing
Spacecraft Electrical Equipment Database
Dr. Steve Roach

 

Successfully Concluded Research Projects

The FAST Center has successfully completed over 30 projects for 6 different industry and govermental clients. Below is a list of some of the projects that were productively concluded.

Client Project Title Principal Investigator
Lockheed Martin
Crew Exploration Vehicle - II: Analysis, Design and Manufacturing of Mechanism Test Fixtures 
Dr. Cesar Carrasco
Dr. Jack Chessa
Lockheed Martin GTA Mass Simulator - Design and Fabrication Dr. Cesar Carrasco
Dr. Jack Chessa
Lockheed Martin
GHG Corporation Storefront Engineering Services
Dr. Cesar Carrasco
Lockheed Martin
CRADLE II : FTA Components Requirements Entry
Dr. Cesar Carrasco
Lockheed Martin
Lap Joint Testing of Inserts
Nathaniel Robinson
JTI- JACOBS
Overtime Tool Asset Management - CBA Overtime Track Tool Reqs
Dr. Eric MacDonald
NAVY- SPAWAR
SPAWAR Development Magnetometer
Dr. Eric MacDonald
MDA (Missile Defense Agency)
Modeling of Energetic Materials for Lethality Enhancement of Near-Miss Warheads
Dr. Cesar Carrasco
Boeing
Effect of treadmill loading bungee on subject drift
Dr. Thompson Sarkodie-Gyan
Boeing
EPSOP Analysis Initialization Software Program Development  I
Dr. Steve Roach
Boeing DM&R Database Application Dr. Rolfe Sassenfeld
Boeing
EPS Saber Analysis Tool Development-Plotting Software III
Dr. Eric MacDonald
Boeing
EVA & CSI - UG CAD Conversion Part I
Jonathan Valenzuela
Boeing
IATCS Coolant Support  Phase I : Degradation of OPA - I
Dr. David Borrok
Dr. Richard Tim Miller
Boeing
MSER UG CAD Conversion Part II
Jonathan Valenzuela
Boeing
NORS Trade on spherical vs Cylindrical High Pressure Tank Mass
Dr. Cesar J Carrasco
Dr. Carlos Ferregut
Octavio Melchor-Lucero
Boeing
MSE -Load & Dynamics - Gait Analysis - LifeMOD Model Correlation
Dr. Thompson Sarkodie-Gyan
Boeing
SupEng - Proof of Concept Prototype: ISS Supportability Think Tank
Dr. Francois Modave
Dr. Carlos Ferregut
Boeing
ARIS/PARIS Env Study-GUI Dev.  Control Des GUI
Dr. Thompson Sarkodie-Gyan
Boeing
IATCS Coolant Support  Phase I : Degradation of OPA - II
Dr. Robert Kirken
Dr. Richard Tim Miller
Dr. David Borrok
Dr. Jeremy Ross
Boeing
MSER UG CAD Modeling USLAB Aft Interior Structure
Jonathan Valenzuela
Boeing
ECNP-ARIS Sustaining Engineering- Conversion of On-Orbit Proc. and Submital of Change Package
Octavio Melchor-Lucero
Boeing
CEDRA On-Orbit anomaly investifation
Dr. Stephen B Aley
Dr. Geoffrey B Saupe
Dr. Chintalapalle Ramana
Dr. David Borrok
Dr. Mingua Ren
Dr. John F Chessa
Dr. Keith H Pannell
Dr. Hemant Charma
Boeing
MSER UG CAD Modeling USLAB Aft Interior Structure
Jonathan Valenzuela
Boeing
ECNP-ARIS Sust Eng- Maint of OO Crew P. & Subm of Assmb Chng Pckgs
Octavio Melchor-Lucero
Boeing
Spacecraft Electrical Equipment Database
Nathaniel Robinson