Mitchell Walker

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  • Job Title: John W. Young Chair and Professor
  • Alternate Job Title: Professor, School of Aerospace Engineering
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Mitchell Walker has more than 20 years of experience as a researcher, consultant, and innovator in the field of electric propulsion. His current research involves theoretical and experimental work in spacecraft propulsion and how to protect Earth from space debris. Walker has testified before Congress, helping to guide U.S. investments in the future of space exploration. He also serves on NASA’s advisory council and was part of the testbed study of the electric propulsion of the International Space Station. A plasma physics and rocket expert, Walker has been a lead consultant for companies such as Newell Rubbermaid and Lockheed Martin, and for the Department of Defense and the Department of Energy. 


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  • Created On: Aug 19, 2022 - 10:53pm
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