Faculty Summary

The Space Systems Academic Group (SSAG) at The Naval Postgraduate School is an interdisciplinary association of faculty and academic chair professors representing a number of separate academic disciplines at NPS (MAE, PH, IS, GSDM, ECE, and NSA) and the PEO Space Chair Professor.

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Newman
James H. Newman
SSAG Chair
Space Systems Academic Group
Ph.D, Rice University, 1984
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Alex Bordetsky
Associate Professor
Information Sciences
PhD, Chelyabinsk St Tec University, 1982

Christopher Brophy
Associate Professor
MAE
Ph.D, The University of Alabama in Huntsville, 1997

Daniel Sakoda
Faculty Associate - Research
Space Systems Academic Group
MS, Naval Postgraduate School, 1992

James Horning
Faculty Associate Research
Space Systems Academic Group
MS, Naval Postgraduate School, 1997

James Clay Moltz
Professor
National Security Affairs


Marcello Romano
Associate Professor
Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
Ph.D, Politecnico di Milano (Milan Polytechnic University), 2001

Richard C. Olsen
Professor
Physics
Ph.D, University of California, San Diego, 1980

Rudy Panholzer
Professor Emeritus
Space Systems Academic Group
Ph.D, Technical University, GRAZ, Austria, 1961
Research Interests: Solid state sensors and electronics, Microprocessors and microcomputer systems for space applications.

Sherif Michael
Professor
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Ph.D, West Virginia University, 1983

Stephen Tackett
Instructor
Space Systems
LCDR, USN

Terry Alfriend
Visting Professor
SSAG
Ph.D, Virgina Tech, 1967
Research Interests: Astrodynamics, SSA, dynamics & control of satellite formation

Todd Weatherford
Associate Professor
Electrical and Computer Engineering
Ph.D, North Carolina State University, 1993

William (Will) Crane
Program Officer
Space Systems Academic Group
CDR, USN

Charles M. Racoosin
Lecturer
Space Systems Academic Group
MS, Naval Postgraduate School, 1989

Douglas J. Fouts
Professor
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Ph.D, UC Santa Barbara, 1990

Herschel H. Loomis
Distinguished Professor
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Ph.D, MIT, 1963

Wenschel Lan
Senior Lecturer
Space Systems
Ph.D Naval Postgraduate School,

Craig Boucher
Military Lecturer
SSAG


James H. Newman
SSAG Chair
Space Systems Academic Group
Ph.D, Rice University, 1984

Brij N. Agrawal
Distinguished Professor
MAE
Ph.D, Syracuse University, 1970

Andreas Knopp
NATO Visiting Professor
SSAG
Bundeswehr University Munich

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