Dean’s Distinguished Lecture: A Brief History of Electric Propulsion Research at the University of Michigan

Alec Gallimore
UCI CALIT2 Building Auditorium
Alec D. Gallimore, Ph.D.

Robert J. Vlasic Dean of Engineering

Bio: Alec D. Gallimore is the Robert J. Vlasic Dean of Engineering at the University of Michigan. Dean Gallimore is a rocket scientist, and in 2019 he was elected to the National Academy of Engineering--among the highest professional distinctions accorded to an engineer. He earned a bachelor's degree in aeronautical engineering from Rensselaer, and a master's degree and doctorate in aerospace engineering with a focus on plasma physics from Princeton. He is the Richard F. and Eleanor A. Towner Professor of Engineering, an Arthur F. Thurnau Professor in the Department of Aerospace Engineering, and founder and co-director of the Plasmadynamics and Electric Propulsion Laboratory. He is also a member of the applied physics faculty. He is co-founder of ElectroDynamic Applications, Inc., a high-tech aerospace firm in Ann Arbor, specializing in plasma device engineering. 

Hosted by Gregory Washington, Stacey Nicholas Dean of Engineering

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