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3rd Annual ISS R&D Conference
July 30, 2014

“Discoveries, Applications and Opportunities”
July 17 – 19, 2014
Chicago, Illinois

Award Winners:  ISS Top Discoveries in Microgravity 

“Global Lightning and Sprite Measurements on Japanese Experiment Module Exposed Facility (JEM-GLMIS): First Qualitative Nadir Observations of Lightning and Transient Luminous Events” – Mitsuteru Sato, Hokkaido
• Breathing Modes in Cellular Interface Pattern Formation – Rohit Trivedi, Iowa State University
Materials International Space Station Experiment (MISSE): Overview, Accomplishments and Future Needs” – Kim de Groh,           NASA GRC 


Award Winners:  ISS Top Engineering Development and Technology Maturation Projects from 2013  

Liquid Sloshing Behavior in Microgravity with Application to Spacecraft Propulsion Systems” – Gabriel Lapilli, Florida Institute      of Technology
Amine Swingbed Payload Technology Demonstrations” – Jeff Sweterlitsch, NASA JSC


Award Winners:  Award Winners: Most Compelling Results from ISS in 2013 

A Microfluidic, High Throughput Protein Crystal Growth Method for Microgravity” – Carl Carruthers, Jr., NanoRacks, LLC
Microgravity Arrests Host Immunity in vitro: Multi Omics Approach” – Nabarun Chakraborty, US Army Center for Environmental       Health Research
Integrated Cardiovascular Results” – Jeffrey Hastings, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
Taking Consumer Product Design to Entirely New Heights” – Matthew Lynch, The Procter and Gamble Company


Award Winners:  Space Station Top Results for Biotechnology, Health and Education 

 Microbes, Microgravity and Microvirulence – Timothy Hammond, Duke University School of Medicine
Understanding the Effects of Long-Duration Space Flight on Astronaut Functional Task Performance – Jacob Bloomberg,              NASA JSC
Zero Robotics: ISS Programming Challenge  – Alvar Saenz-Otero, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Sally Ride EarthKAM (Earth Knowledge Acquired by Middle School Students) – Karen Flammer, Sally Ride Science, Inc.


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