HSL News

Wed, 02/06/2019

HSL Seminar: Janet C. Johnston (9 a.m., 2/13, 33-206)

"What You Need to Know About Export Control"

Janet C. Johnston
MIT Export Control Officer
Office of Sponsored Programs

Abstract: Everyone in a technology-related career needs...

Thu, 01/24/2019

Panel Talk Title: Developing Future NASA Human Spaceflight Operations Concepts and Technologies, Today.


1) Matthew J. Miller, Ph.D.
Exploration Research Engineer
JACOBS/JETS | Advanced Exploration Group, NASA...

Mon, 12/10/2018

Aerospace Medicine Grand Rounds
“Autonomous Medical Support for Exploration Missions: Research, Training, and Operations”


Douglas Ebert, Ph.D.
Senior Scientist, KRBwyle/NASA JSC
Fellow, NASA Human Health and Performance Contract


Wed, 12/05/2018

"Teaching Able-Bodied People How to Walk Like They Are Paralyzed: Measuring and Modeling the Gait of Persons with Paraplegia"

W Brett Johnson, PhD
Research Engineer
Global Engineering And Research (GEAR) Laboratory
Mechanical Engineering...

Mon, 11/26/2018

"Cultivating Ingenuity: A Modern Renaissance and the Role of Government"

Howard A. Zucker, M.D., J.D.
Commissioner of Health for New York State


Abstract: Traveling through history from the 15th century and...

Mon, 11/19/2018




"Biomechanical Human Performance Metrics of Coordination and Balance for Operational Decision-Making"

Richard Fineman
PhD Candidate, MEMP Bioastronautics 
Harvard-MIT Health Science & ...

Thu, 11/08/2018

"Improving our relationship with technology: Key challenges in vehicle automation"

Bobbie D. Seppelt, Ph.D., M.S.
Research Scientist
Massachusetts Institute of Technology AgeLab & New England University Transportation Center

Thu, 11/01/2018

"Lessons and Opportunities: Open Innovation, STEAM education, and leadership at NASA and the Executive Branch"
Ryan L. Sims

Ryan L. Sims is a Budget Analyst at NASA Headquarters in Washington, DC. As an analyst in NASA’s Office of the Chief...

Tue, 10/23/2018

HSL Meeting on Wednesday, October 31, in room 33-206 from 9AM to 10 AM.

Student Elevator Talks – Dava Newman Faculty Lead

Research Presentations:

Astronaut performance and suit design
Earthspeaks:  from Oceans to Space...

Wed, 10/03/2018

Aerospace Medicine Grand Rounds
“Update on Travel Medicine: vaccines, malaria, and diarrheal diseases”

A. Clinton White, MD
Professor, Division of Infectious Diseases
Department of Internal Medicine
Executive Director, Coordinating...