Ron Madler of Aerospace Engineering spent summer 2005 at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory working with a team of students on a satellite project. In 2006 he spent five months at NASA's Johnson Space Center working with researchers on low orbit debris to determine if it poses a threat to spacecraft. His work also includes working with multiple student teams in the NASA Space Grant Consortium.
Dr. Madler is a Professor of Aerospace Engineering. His areas of expertise are space mechanics and orbital space debris. He also leads the Prescott Campus NASA Space Grant efforts.