About Us

About Us

SPEX is an organization made of students and faculty who are interested and passionate about space.


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Director

Ansel Obergfell

Ansel is a third year physics major with a focus on astrophysical data science. He’s worked with the HAB and astrodynamics teams in the past. Ansel serves as student director for RIT SPEX.


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Technical Coordinator

Ryan Brown

Ryan is a third year mechanical enginering major with interest in aerospace and materials. He is on the rovers team. Ryan serves as the Technical Coordinator for RIT SPEX and Newsletter Committee Chairman in the Honors Program. He loves soccer and animals.


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Community Lead

Carola Vasquez

Carola is a fourth-year mechanical engineering student here at RIT. She's worked on projects like IREC. She serves as the RIT SPEX community lead.


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Treasurer

Ben Stuhr

Ben is a second-year mechanical engineering student here at RIT. He's currently working on the rovers team. He's also had internships at Moog Inc. and at Polymer Conversions. Ben serves as the treasurer for RIT SPEX.


Adviser Team

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Faculty Director

Dr. Mihail Barbosu

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Astrophysical Science and Technology Adviser

Dr. Jennifer Connelly

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Engineering Adviser

Dr. Dorin Patru

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Faculty Adviser

Dr. Grover Swartzlander