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Greg Guzik, LA EPSCoR Director, Louisiana State University

Louisiana participates in all of the agency EPSCoR programs and is committed to enhancing its R & D capacity both for educational and economic development. Louisiana has a long history of involvement with the NASA space program including use of the Michoud Assembly Facility in New Orleans for fabrication of the Apollo Saturn V, the Shuttle External Tank, and now Orion and SLS. The NASA EPSCoR program enables Louisiana to foster development of academic / government / industry partnerships directed toward nationally-competitive capabilities in aerospace related research, further the education of students to develop the next generation workforce, and foster new infrastructure with the potential to contribute to state economic development goals. NASA EPSCoR is funding a wide array of Louisiana research projects in these areas: Astrophysics, Self-Healing Composites, Aircraft Safety, Genetic Assessment, Human-Machine Interface, Advanced Sensors and Combustion, Biotechnology with Nanoparticles, Energy Storage, Advanced Materials, and Additive Manufacturing.

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Bio-mimetic Self-healing Composite Sandwich for Impact Tolerant NextGen Aerospace Structures (Self-Healing Structures)


Research Infrastructure Development


Integrated Trajectory Information Processing and management for aircraft Safety (ITIPS) Genetic Assessment of the Space Environment using MEMS Technologies Investigating Terrestrial Gamma Flash Production from Energetic Particle Acceleration in Lightning using TETRA-II

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NASA EPSCoR Stimuli 2014 -15

Senator Bill Cassidy

Senator David Vitter

Representative Steve Scalise (1st District)

Representative Cedric Richmond (2nd District)

Representative Charles Boustany Jr. (3rd District)

Representative John Fleming (4th District)

Representative Ralph Abraham (5th District)

Representative Garret Graves (6th District)

EPSCoR Stimuli 2014-15  

NASA Office of Education’s Aerospace Research & Career Development (ARCD) is pleased to release NASA EPSCoR Stimuli, a collection of univers...

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