Category Archives: Lab

Natalie Successfully Defends her Thesis!

Congratulations Natalie on defending your thesis. The donuts during your defense were delicious. To read her dissertation, please go to the publications page thesis dissertations.

With a great understanding of his audience, Walker was able to secure 1st place in the Three-Minute Thesis (3MT) competition. By boiling down his doctoral thesis “Electrical Facility Effects on Hall Effect Thruster Operation” to something less intimidating, his talk … Read the rest of this entry

ARCS Scholars Award

HPEPL is proud to announce that Jason Frieman (current PhD student) has been awarded the Achievement Rewards for Academic Scientists (ARCS) Scholar Award. This award recognizes outstanding doctoral students who have a record of past achievement and who show exceptional … Read the rest of this entry

See HPEPL in GT AE and NSLC Videos

HPEPL is featured in two new videos by GT Aerospace and the National Student Leadership Conference. Check them out at the links below to learn more about what we do! Featuring HPEPL personnel: Dr. Mitchell Walker, Dr. Thomas Liu, doctoral … Read the rest of this entry

Patent 8604681: Cold Cathodes and Ion Thrusters and Methods of Making and Using Same

United States Patent no. 8,604,681, issued on Dec. 10, was assigned to Georgia Tech Research Corp. (Atlanta). “Cold cathodes and ion thrusters and methods of making and using same” was invented by William Judson Ready (Atlanta) and Mitchell L. R. … Read the rest of this entry