SPEAKERS AT AIAA UH

Olga Bannova

Professor Bannova, an alumna of the University of Houston, conducts research and design studies that address a variety of topics, including: planning analyses for a broad range of space vehicles, habitats and systems; inflatable hydroponics laboratory and logistic modules; special design influences and requirements for different gravity conditions in space; and habitat concepts for extreme environments on Earth. She is a corresponding member of International Academy of Astronautics, IAC Space and Society Symposiums coordinator, senior member of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics and chair of the educational subcommittee of the AIAA Space Architecture Technical Committee. Bannova earned her PhD from Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden, in 2016, and Master in Architecture and M.S. in Space Architecture degrees from the University of Houston in 2001 and 2005, respectively and initiated several new educational and research projects. Prior to arrival to Houston she worked as a professional architect in Moscow, Russia, on industrial, office, and healthcare projects. Several of her designs have been built in Moscow city, Moscow and Leningrad regions.

Eryn Besiner

Eryn Besiner work on the ExtraVehicular Activity (EVA) Flight Control Team at the Johnson Space Center. Simply put, she train astronauts how to spacewalk and watch over them during an EVA from the Mission Control Center. We are the experts on the space station airlock, spacesuits, and the tools and systems that support EVA.  

John Scott

Manage an engineering department responsible for the Human Space Program's technical expertise in power generation, pyrotechnics, and planetary mining.

Alvaro Ibarra

United Airline Service Engineer that works on the Aircraft Structure and Interiors. He is also a University of Houston graduate that explores the grounds within aviation.  

Houston, TX 77002, USA