Congrats to Juan-Pablo Almanza-Soto for winning Best Undergraduate Paper at the AIAA Section VI Student Conference!


Juan-Pablo Almanza-Soto wins the Best Paper award in the undergraduate category at the AIAA Section VI student conference hosted in San Luis Obispo, CA. Almanza-Soto presented on "Effects of Electric Field on Primary Electron Trajectories in Miniature Gridded Ion Thrusters" which he conducted research on under the supervision of Gary Li. He was awarded a $500 cash award as well as a fully funded trip to present his research at the 2019 AIAA SciTech conference in Orlando, FL.