Oakland University ECE Seminar: Exploring the Cosmos: Insights and Experiences from NASA Missions

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The Space Department at the Johns Hopkins University, Applied Physics Laboratory (JHU/APL) has played a crucial role in space exploration, leading numerous complex NASA missions. Dr. Mosavi-Hoyer, as a Program Manager at JHU/APL, will delve into NASA’s roadmaps and the APL’s involvement in executing them, sharing her experiences from this remarkable journey.

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  • Date: 11 Apr 2024
  • Time: 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM
  • All times are (UTC-04:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
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  • 115 Library Drive
  • Rochester, Michigan
  • United States 48309
  • Building: Engineering Center
  • Room Number: 279

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  • Starts 02 April 2024 12:00 PM
  • Ends 11 April 2024 11:45 AM
  • All times are (UTC-04:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
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Dr. Nelli Mosavi-Hoyer of Johns Hopkins University, Applied Physics Laboratory


Dr. Nelli Mosavi-Hoyer is a Principal Staff Member and Program Manager at the Space Exploration Sector of Johns Hopkins University’s Applied
Physics Laboratory. She has made significant contributions to NASA missions such as MESSENGER, Van Allen Probes, Solar Parker Probe, DART, and Europa Clipper over the past 15 years. She has played a pivotal role in managing the Van Allen Probes and Lunar Surface Innovation Consortium (LSIC) missions. Currently, she is involved in NASA’s Electrojet Zeeman Imaging Explorer (EZIE) mission, which aims to study electrical currents in Earth’s upper atmosphere. Dr. Mosavi-Hoyer began her academic journey with a B.S. degree in EE from Oakland University. She further pursued her studies and obtained an M.S. in EE from The Johns Hopkins University and a Ph.D. in EE from the University of Maryland.