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MESA Research Academy

A train-the-trainer academy for understanding “what is research” 5 day immersive experience to introduce research to undergraduates.  10 MESA students from San Diego City College and Southwestern College, and 5 MESA students from San Diego State University participate in active research projects at SDSU and UCSD, including:

  • Near space balloons
  • Flames in microgravity
  • Advanced prosthetics
  • And more!
  • Learn research and presentations skills
  • Learn about research opportunities in San Diego

The California Space Grant Consortium (CaSGC) is California’s implementation arm of NASA’s National Space Grant College and Fellowship Program. It meets program objectives through a wide variety of aerospace-related activities that target pre-college to university level education and learning, research, workforce development, and public outreach. The CaSGC is comprised of colleges, universities, businesses, and other private and public sector institutions – all working to further aerospace education and career training.

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Student participants:

David Robinson San Diego City College
Cole Jacobson San Diego City College
Jonathan Bravo San Diego City College
Victor M. Franco Jr. San Diego City College
Arian Reyes San Diego City College
Carolina Salinas San Diego City College
Cesar Meza San Diego City College
Areyana Marquez San Diego City College
Arnold Suarez San Diego City College
Terral Salcedo San Diego City College
Kevin Cruz San Diego State University
Erica Cabaluna San Diego State University
Kevin Sibaja Allec San Diego State University
Engelberto Macias San Diego State University
Allan Gausin San Diego State University
Nicholson Alforque Southwestern College
Edna Stewart Southwestern College
Rafael Mancera Southwestern College
Antonio Sosa Southwestern College
Eduardo Lopez Southwestern College
Erica Castano Southwestern College
Ariel Stutzman Southwestern College
yousra yassein Southwestern College
Paul Lewallen Southwestern College
Josue Gonzalez Southwestern College

Published in Research Academy