Mike Gruntman

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Professor of Astronautics and Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering

Education

  • Doctoral Degree, Physics, Space Research Institute (IKI), The USSR Academy of Sciences
  • Master's Degree, Physics, Moscow Physical Technology Institute



Research Summary


Astronautics, spacecraft and space mission design, space physics, space instrumentation and sensors, space plasmas, spacecraft technologies, rocketry, propulsion, orbital debris, missile defense. Authored and co-authored more than 300 scholarly publications, including 4 books. Short educational videos with >10^6 views on YouTube alone. Member (Academician) of the International Academy of Astronautics.

Awards


  • 2011 NASA Group Achievement Award
  • 2006 International Academy of Astronautics Luigi Napolitano Award
  • 2001 NASA NASA Group Achievement Award
  • 2000 NASA NASA Group Achievement Award
  • 1999 USC Viterbi School of Engineering Exceptional Service Award
  • 1998 Los Angeles Section of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics Certificate
  • 1997 Los Angeles Section of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics Certificate of Appreciation
Appointments
  • Assoc Chair, ASTE MS Director
  • Astronautical Engineering
  • Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering

Office
  • RRB 226
  • Robert Glen Rapp Engineering Research Building
  • 854 Downey Way, Los Angeles, CA 90089
  • USC Mail Code: 1192

Contact Information
  • (213) 740-5536
  • mikeg@usc.edu

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