MSGC Faculty Mentors

The information in the table below demonstrates the breadth of fields that produce MSGC fellowship recipients.  Any professor at a MSGC member institution is eligible to be a mentor/advisor for students on MSGC fellowship. The faculty in the table below are familiar with Michigan Space Grant Consortium’s fellowship programs and welcome student interest.  They may or may not be available to mentor a student any particular year.

InstitutionDepartmentFaculty namesCampus RepresentativeHas Mentored an Undergraduate
Calvin UniversityPhysics and AstronomyLarry Molnar
Physics and AstronomyJason Smolinski
Eastern Michigan UniversityGeography and GeologyChristine ClarkX
Mathematics and StatisticsRoxanne KatusX
PhysicsJames Sheerin
Grand Valley State UniversityBiologyGary GreerX
ChemistryRichard Lord
ChemistryRandy Winchester
ChemistryAndrew Lantz
ChemistryScott Thorgaard
GeologyPatrick Colgan
GeologyVirginia Peterson
GeologyJohn Weber
Water ResourcesBopi Biddanda
Hope CollegeChemistryJeffrey Johnson
ChemistryJason Gillmore
EngineeringCourtney Peckens
EngineeringMatthew Smith
EngineeringKatharine Polasek
EngineeringMichael Misovich
Geological and Environmental SciencesSuzanne DeVries-Zimmerman
Geological and Environmental SciencesEdward Hansen
MathematicsYew Meng KohX
MathematicsBrian Yurk
PhysicsPeter Gonthier
Michigan State UniversityEarth and Environmental SciencesSusannah Dorfman
Earth and Environmental SciencesTyrone Rooney
Earth and Environmental SciencesMichael Velbel
Physics and AstronomyLaura ChomiukX
Michigan Technological UniversityMaterials Science and EngineeringJaroslaw Drelich
Biomedical EngineeringJeremy Goldman
Electrical and Computer EngineeringChristopher Middlebrook
Geological & Mining Engr and Sci.Aleksey Smirnov
Kinesiology & Integrative PhysiologySteve Elmer
Pavlis Honors CollegeLorelle Meadows
PhysicsWill Cantrell
Oakland UniversityBiologyLuis Villa Diaz
ChemistrySanela Martic
ChemistryEvan Trivedi
ChemistryColin Wu
Computer Science and EngineeringJingshu Chen
Electrical and Computer EngineeringOsamah Rawashdeh
Mechanical EngineeringLaila Guessous
PhysicsWei Zhang
Saginaw Valley State UniversityChemistryJennifer Chaytor
Computer Sci. & Information Systems Sci.Abir Rahman
University of MichiganChemistryKerri Pratt
Climate and Space Sciences and Engr.Mark Moldwin
PhysicsKeith Riles
Western Michigan UniversityElectrical and Computer EngineeringDamon Miller
Electrical and Computer EngineeringMassood Atashbar
Mechanical and Aerospace EngineeringKristina Lemmer


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