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PRC and COE Lead NIRPS Academic Advisory Team

Dr. Robert Frederick, Director of the UAH Propulsion Research Center (PRC), and and Dr. Shankar Mahalingam, Dean of the UAH College of Engineering (COE), co-chaired a National Workshop entitled, “Grand Challenges in Propulsion Research,” …


PRC Collaborates with AFRL, Argonne National Laboratory

In cooperation with the U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory, Ph.D. student Chad Eberhart recently conducted experimental work on behalf of the Propulsion Research Center at Argonne National Laboratory (ANL).   The research incorporated …


Four PRC Personnel Receive College Awards

Four of the academic members of the UAH Propulsion Research Center received special recognition from the UAH College of Engineering at the EWeek Banquet on February 23, 2012. Because we are committed to performing research in the academic …


Dr. Ann R. Karagozian to Speak March 27 on UCLA Propulsion

UAH College of Engineering and Propulsion Research Center Present

March 27, 2012 at 11:00 AMLocation: Technology Hall Room …


Dr. Jeff Evans wins NSF Early Career Development Award

The UAH Propulsion Research Center is proud to announce the one of our Associated Faculty, Dr. Jeff Evans, Assistant Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, has won an NSF Early Career Development (CAREER) Award.  This is a …


Charger Rocket Launch Competitio​n – Sat. – April 21

On Saturday April 21st, the UAH Charger Rocket Works team will be competing in the NASA sponsored University Student Launch Initiative (USLI) competition. The purpose of this competition is to give college students the opportunity to …


Dr. Cassibry Leading Nuclear Propulsion Initiative

"We are trying to develop a small, lightweight pulsed  nuclear fusion system for deep space missions," explained Dr. Jason Cassibry, an associate professor of engineering at UAH. "If this works we could reach Mars in six to eight weeks …


Von Braun Propulsion Scholarship

The Propulsion Research Center of the University of Alabama in Huntsville is seeking highly qualified graduate students for research in its core …


Fall-Spring Student Opportunities at PRC

This post contains description of  some positions on pending contracts and grants that we are working on for the fall 2012 and the spring 2013.  If you have interest in becoming a Graduate …


UAH Student Awarded Patent for Rocket Nozzle Design

A patent was recently awarded to Sean Entrekin, Dr. James B. Blackmon, and Dr. D. Brian Landrum of the UAH Propulsion Research Center (PRC) for a new approach that increases the performance of RBCC Propulsion Systems. This new concept uses …