2020 Region IV Student Conference 27 March - 29 March 2020 Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, Oklahoma
Save the date for the 2020 Region IV Student Conference taking place 27–29 March 2020 at the Oklahoma State University in Stillwater, OK. Students will be able to present their research to peers and professional members of the industry, and be eligible for monetary prizes.
Registration & Cancellation
- Registration opens 3 January 2020.
- More information coming soon!
Final Papers Due: 28 February 2020
Stillwater, OK, is located 75 miles North of Oklahoma City.
There are several hotels in Stillwater, OK, where you may make your accommodations:
|Friday, March 27, 2020|
|Social & Registration Check in||6:00pm – 8:00pm|
|Friday, March 27, 2020|
|Social & Registration Check in||8:00am – 8:30am|
|Paper Sessions||8:30am – 10:00am|
|Coffee Break||10:00am – 10:30am|
|Paper Sessions||10:30am – 12:00pm|
|Guest Speaker Lunch Presentation||12:00pm – 1:30pm|
|Paper Sessions||1:30pm – 3:00pm|
|Facility Tours||3:00pm – 5:00pm|
|Awards Banquet & Guest Speaker Presentation||5:00pm – 6:30pm|
*All times, dates, and activities are subject to change. All items are tentative.
Associate Mission Manager, Artemis
Sarah Shull works in the Exploration Integration and Science Directorate at NASA's Johnson Space Center where she is the Associate Mission Manager for NASA’s Artemis Missions. Prior to this role, Sarah spent 6 years in the Crew and Thermal Systems Division where she was the Deputy Project Manager for the Advanced Exploration Systems (AES) Life Support Systems Project and the group lead for the Environmental Control and Life Support Systems (ECLSS) Technology Development Team. Prior to that, Sarah worked for 10 years in JSC's Mission Operations Directorate supporting Space Shuttle and ISS missions. Sarah holds a bachelor’s degree in Aerospace Engineering from the University of Michigan and a master’s degree in Aeronautics and Astronautics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). She is an Associate Fellow of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA).
Dr. Ravi Chaudhary
Director of Advanced Programs and Innovation
Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)
Dr. Ravi Chaudhary is the Director of Advanced Programs and Innovation, Office of Commercial Space Transportation (AST), at the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). Dr. Chaudhary is responsible for the execution of advanced development and research programs in support of the FAA's Commercial Space Transportation mission. He also leads all AST Research and Development activities, including the FAA's nationally recognized Center of Excellence in Commercial Space (COE CST), a consortium of ten different universities committed to cutting-edge research in the space field. Dr. Chaudhary has led a distinguished career at the FAA, recently serving as the Executive Director, Regions and Center Operations where he was responsible for leadership, integration, and execution of aviation operations in 9 different regions located nationwide. Prior to working for the FAA, Dr. Chaudhary had a 21-year career in the US Air Force where he held a variety of roles, including as a C-17 pilot and test flight engineer, where he led global flight operations around the world.