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Joseph Jiong Wang

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Associate Professor of Astronautical Engineering and Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering

Education

  • 1991, PhD, Plasma Physics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • 1991, PhD, Other Physical Sciences, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • 1988, Masters, Aeronautics and Astronautics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • 1988, Other, Aeronautics and Astronautics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • 1985, Bachelors, Engineering Mechanics/Thermophysics, Tsinghua University
  • 1985, Bachelors, Other Engineering, Tsinghua University

Biography


1991 Ph.D., Plasma Physics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
1988 S.M., Aeronautics and Astronautics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
1985 B.Eng., Engineering Mechanics, Tsinghua University

Research Summary


Electric propulsion, space environment and spacecraft interactions, particle simulation algorithms for gases and plasmas, microfluidics

Awards


  • 1999 NASA Group Achievement Award for Deep Space 1 Mission Team
  • 1999 NASA Group Achievement Award for NSTAR Project
  • 2000 Jet Propulsion Laboratory The Lew Allen Award for Excellence
  • 2001 NASA "Turning Goals Into Reality" Award for NASA Solar Electric Propulsion Technology Readiness Team
  • 2002 NASA Group Achievement Award for Deep Space 1 Mission Comet Team
  • 2003 AIAA Space Systems Award for Deep Space 1 Mission Team
  • 2004 Natioanal Academy of Engineering NAE Frontiers of Engineering
  • 2006 Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University Dean's Award for Excellence in Research
  • 2008 National Academies Keck Futures Initiative on Complex Systems
  • 2009 Natioanal Academy of Engineering NAE German-American Frontiers of Engineering
Appointments
  • Astronautical Engineering
  • Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering

Office
  • RRB 104
  • Robert Glen Rapp Engineering Research Building
  • 854 Downey Way, Los Angeles, CA 90089
  • USC Mail Code: 1191

Contact Information
  • (213) 821-5814
  • josephjw@usc.edu

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