2023 Porth Lecture at S&T

Thursday, October 19, 2023 at 3:00pm to 4:00pm

Hasselmann Alumni House
1200 N. Pine St., Rolla, MO 65409

The privatization of space flight is a promising frontier for scientific exploration and the advancement of commerce, security and technology in outer space, but harnessing that potential requires infrastructure. Visiting speaker Dr. Ajay P. Malshe will discuss this and other Space 2.0 needs during the 2023 Porth Lecture. The lecture, titled “In-space Servicing, Assembly and Manufacturing: Factories-in-Space for Space 2.0,” will be held at 3 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 19, in Hasselmann Hall and via Zoom. 

Malshe is the R. Eugene and Susie E. Goodson Distinguished Professor of Mechanical Engineering at Purdue University. He is co-director of XMO – eXcellence in Manufacturing and Operations and is inaugural director of Manufacturing and Materials Research Laboratories. He is an expert in advanced manufacturing, multifunctional-resilient-sustainable bio-inspired design, functional multimaterials, and system integration and productization.

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