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Addressing Aerospace Workforce Needs: The Impact Of Hands On Space Systems Project Experiences On Career Choices

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2008 Annual Conference & Exposition

Location

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Publication Date

June 22, 2008

Start Date

June 22, 2008

End Date

June 25, 2008

ISSN

2153-5965

Conference Session

Preparing a Modern Aerospace Workforce

Tagged Division

Aerospace

Page Count

9

Page Numbers

13.152.1 - 13.152.9

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https://peer.asee.org/3677

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25

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Sven Bilen

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SVEN G. BILÉN is an Associate Professor of Engineering Design, Electrical Engineering, and Aerospace Engineering at Penn State. He is the Chief Technologist for Penn State's Center for Space Research Programs and Director of the Student Space Programs Lab. He is member of IEEE, AIAA, AGU, ASEE, URSI, and Sigma Xi.

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Lisa Brown

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LISA BROWN is the Director of the Pennsylvania Space Grant Consortium and an Instructor in the College of Earth and Mineral Sciences at Penn State.

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Mieke Schuurman

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MIEKE SCHUURMAN is an engineering education research associate with the Leonhard Center for the Enhancement of Engineering Education in the College of Engineering at The Pennsylvania State University. She has a Ph.D. in Social Psychology from The University of Groningen in The Netherlands.

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Timothy Wheeler

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TIMOTHY F. WHEELER is a Research Assistant in the Electrical Engineering Department at Penn State University, where he leads long-term project-based programs based on sounding rockets and community service.

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Julio Urbina

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JULIO URBINA received his B.S. degree from Universidad Nacional de Ingenieria, Lima, Peru, and M.S. and Ph.D degrees from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Electrical Engineering at Penn State.

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Bilen, S., & Brown, L., & Schuurman, M., & Wheeler, T., & Urbina, J. (2008, June), Addressing Aerospace Workforce Needs: The Impact Of Hands On Space Systems Project Experiences On Career Choices Paper presented at 2008 Annual Conference & Exposition, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. https://peer.asee.org/3677

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