Paulo Lozano

Photo: Paulo Lozano
M. Alemán-Velasco Professor of Aeronautics and Astronautics
Director, Space Propulsion Lab
Faculty director, MIT-Mexico Program
Head, Space Sector, AeroAstro Department

Space Propulsion Lab
Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
77 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02139

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Administrative Assistant
Financial Officer
Paulo Lozano in action
Academic Degrees

Ingeniero Fisico Industrial, 1993, ITESM, Mexico M.Sc., 1996 CINVESTAV, Mexico S.M., 1998, Massachusetts Institute of Technology Ph.D., 2003, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Honors and Awards

Young Investigator Program award from the Air Force, Karl Chang Fund innovation award, Outstanding Faculty UROP Mentor Award (2009-2010), Quo+Discovery Channel Future Mind Award (2011)

Society Memberships

American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Associate Fellow; American Physical Society

Specialization and Research Interests

Space propulsion, electrospray thrusters, micro and nano-fabrication, space mission design, small satellite technology development, ion beams, additive manufacturing.

Teaching Interests

Space and rocket propulsion; plasma and ion beam physics

Lab/Research Group Affiliation