The Florida Space Institute’s seminar series will resume February 10, 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 and Ashley Kehoe of FSI administer the seminar series that is held in the Partnership I building located in Research Park, adjacent to UCF. Contact Josh Colwell at or Ashley Kehoe at 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 – Spring 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
Zoe Landsman: Physics, UCF Primitive Asteroids In The Mid-Infrared: Comparing Young And Old Families February 10
Peter Brown: Western University, Canada Physical Structure And Origin Of Meter-Sized Earth Impactors February 17
David Carrier The Four Things You Need To Know About The Geotechnical Properties Of Lunar Soil March 16
Noemi Pinilla-Alonso: FSI, UCF March 30
Cyril Opeil: Boston College April 20
Charles Schambeau: Physics, UCF Thermophysical Modeling Of The Nucleus Of Comet 29P/Schwassmann-Wachmann 1 Using Spin-State Constraints Derived From Outburst Observations April 27

To watch previous seminars click here.