Carmen Guerra Garcia

Carmen Guerra Garcia

Boeing Assistant Professor of Aeronautics and Astronautics (starting September 2017)

Academic Degrees

Ingeniero Aeronautico, 2007, Madrid Polytechnic University; S.M. Aeronautics and Astronautics, 2011, Massachusetts Institute of Technology; Ph.D. Aeronautics and Astronautics, 2014, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Honors and Awards

AeroAstro Vos fellowship, 2013; Foundation Caja Madrid scholarship, 2012; Amelia Earhart fellowship, 2012; International Fulbright Science and Technology Award, 2009; First National Prize in Aeronautical Engineering studies, 2007; Spanish Society of Aeronautical Engineers Francisco Arranz Prize, 2007.

Positions Held at MIT

Boeing Assistant Professor of Aeronautics and Astronautics (starting September 2017); Postdoctoral Associate, 2015-2016

Positions Held outside MIT

Research Engineer, Boeing Research & Technology – Europe, 2016-2017; Exchange scholar, Princeton University, Nov 2013 – Jan 2014; Mission Analysis Engineer, Deimos Space, 2007-2009

Specialization and Research Interests

Plasma physics and aerospace applications, multiphysics modeling and experimentation, propulsion, combustion, lightning strike protection

Teaching Interests

Space and rocket propulsion, ionized gases, thermodynamics, fluid mechanics

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