Chris Dodson

Ph.D. Candidate, NSF Graduate Research Fellow

Chris received his B.S. degree in mechanical engineering from Ohio University in 2006. He then worked at Space Exploration Technologies for several years as a propulsion test and development engineer on the Dragon spacecraft propulsion system. He is currently working towards his Ph.D. degree at UCLA in aerospace engineering, focusing on computational and experimental aspects of the plasma-material interactions of electric propulsion and pulsed power devices.