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Wang

Joseph Wang
Associate Professor of Astronautics


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Address:
University of Southern California
Division of Astronautical Engineering
854B Downey Way
Los Angeles, California 90089-1192

Office: RRB 216

Telephone: (213) 740-5370

Email: josephjw@usc.edu

Research Interests: Electric propulsion, space environment and spacecraft interactions, particle simulation algorithms for gases and plasmas, microfluidics

Education:

1991  Ph.D., Plasma Physics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
1988  S.M., Aeronautics and Astronautics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
1985  B.Eng., Engineering Mechanics, Tsinghua University

Positions Held:

2008- Associate Professor, Astronautics, University of Southern California
2001- Associate Professor, Aerospace and Ocean Engineering, Virginia Polytechnic Institute
2007- Associate Director, Center for Space Science and Engineering, Virginia Polytechnic Institute
2003 Visiting Professor, Radio Science Center for Space and Atmosphere, Kyoto University
 2003-05 Faculty Fellow, Virginia Bioinformatics Institute, Virginia Polytechnic Institute
2001 Visiting Professor, Electrical Engineering, Kyushu University
 2000-01 Principal Staff Member (Advanced Propulsion Technology), NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory
 1997-2000 Senior Staff Member (Advanced Propulsion Technology), NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory
 1994-97 Member Technical Staff (Advanced Propulsion Technology), NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory
 1991-94 Member Technical Staff (Spacecraft Reliability Engineering), NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory












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