About Us

About Us

SPEX Admin:

Student Director: Ryan Brown  

Ryan is a fifth year Mechanical Engineering student with interest in aerospace and materials. He is on the rovers team doing mechanical engineering.  He loves soccer and animals.    

Deputy Student Director: Ben Stuhr  

Ben is a fourth year Mechanical Engineering student. He's currently part of the Rovers and CubeSat teams. He's also had internships at Moog Inc. and at Polymer Conversions.

Rovers Team Lead: Simon Mastroserio

Simon is a fourth year mechanical engineering student with an interest in aerospace and manufacturing. He is currently the lead of the Rovers team.

VR Team Lead: Mason Wahlers

Mason is a second year Imaging Science student with an interest in virtual reality.  He is currently doing research on the VR team.

Technical Coordinator and Cube-SAT Team Lead: Max Wolbeck

Max is a fourth year Mechanical Engineering-Aerospace student who is interested in space exploration and habitat development. He is currently working as the lead of the Cube-Satellite team, developing a Cosmic Ray deflection shield payload.

Secretary and Astrodynamics Team Lead: Mimi Harrison

Mimi is a second year Physics major interested in Astrophysics and astrophotography. She is currently the lead of the Astrodynamics team.

Alumni Coordinator: Duncan Horvath

Duncan is a second year computer science student and a part of the CubeSat team.

Adviser Team:

Faculty Director: Dr. Mihail Barbosu

Engineering Adviser: Dr. Dorin Patru

Faculty Adviser: Dr. Grover Swartzlander