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SUMMER'18 OPPORTUNITY AT NASA GRC - Application Deadline - Mar. 16

03/13/ 2018

Dear Students,

By way of introduction, I am Dr. Kankam serving as the Center University Affairs at Glenn Research Center (GRC) in Cleveland, OH. This announcement is to inform you of a unique 2018 summer opportunityat GRC. We plan to competitively select a total of 8 students to be split into 2 equal teams of 4 students per team to work on challenging and rewarding projects, on-site at GRC for 10 consecutive weeks,starting on Monday, June 4. The umbrella for the two projects noted below is GRC's new Aeronautics Research and Engineering Student TeamProject (ARETEP).

One team of 4 students will focus on the Opportunity-

·       "Community Noise Impact of Urban Air Mobility Operations"

** Seeks - Undergrad Snrs/Rising Snrs;  Master’s;  1st Yr. Ph.D. Students

Majors – Aerospace/Computer/Electrical/Mech./Integrated Engg.;Applied Maths; Physics

Another 4-member student team will execute -

·       "Weather Tolerant Operations for Urban Air Mobility"

** Seeks – Undergrad Snrs/Rising Snrs;  Master’s;  1st Yr. Ph.D. Students

Majors - Aerospace/Computer/Electrical/Mech./Integrated Engg.;Applied Maths; Physics

The two projects are currently posted in NASA's One Stop Shopping Initiative (OSSI) application system. We encourage all those interested in possibly working at GRC this coming summer to submityour application before 11:59PM on Friday, March 16 which is the new application deadline for summer'18 Internship enrolment. If you have interned at a NASA Center within the past one-to-two years or so, orpresently interning at a NASA Center, you may be able to use your profile and other pieces of pertinent information already in OSSI to expedite your application to one or both of the above projects. Do your best to ensure timely submissions of your letters of referenceand transcripts by the March 16 deadline. I look forward to reading your complete application. Thank you.

Wishing you the best outcome of your summer'18 application!

Regards,

Dave

M. David Kankam, Ph.D. (EE), Dip.Bus.Admin., Fellow IEEE
NASA Administrator’s Fellow (NAFP) - Cohort I
University Affairs Officer-GRC / NIFS Lead
NASA Glenn Research Center (GRC)
21000 Brookpark Rd., MS 7-4
Cleveland, OH 44135
Ph.: (216) 433-6143
Fax: (216) 433-3687
E-mail: Mark.D.Kankam@nasa.gov