The Florida Space Institute’s seminar series will resume September 7, 2016; see the schedule below for currently scheduled speakers. The seminar series is open to UCF researchers, administrators, and students, NASA-KSC personnel, FSI member institutions and FSI employees. Josh Colwell, Assistant Director of FSI, and Christopher Bennett, Assistant Professor in the Physics department, administer the seminar series that is held in the Partnership I building located in Research Park, adjacent to UCF. Contact Dr. Bennett at / 407-823-0844, if you are interested in presenting a talk, wish to recommend someone for a talk, or wish to be on his email distribution list for notices of upcoming talks.

Upcoming Seminars – Fall 2016

Seminars will begin at 11:00am with talks lasting about 45 minutes and 10 minutes for questions. There are some exceptions to the standard date, time and location so please check the schedule below (*).

Location for directions and parking information click here):

12354 Research Parkway

Partnership I Bldg. Suite 209

Orlando, FL 32826


Speaker Title Date
Antonio Paris: St. Petersburg College, FL  The Moon: 3D September 7
Sven Bilén, Pennsylvania State University An Overview Of The OSIRIS-3U CubeSat Mission To Investigate Ionospheric Heating September 28
Terry Hurford: Planetary Scientist, NASA Goddard Tidal Activity On Phobos October 5
Cyril Opeil Thermo-Physical Properties of Carbonaceous Chondrites October 26
Humberto Campins: Physics, UCF November 8
Charles Schambeau: Physics, UCF December 7

To watch previous seminars click here.