My published research projects so far fall into two broad categories: heat+energy and space.
Green roofs are vegetated roofs that are installed to manage stormwater and potentially reduce urban heat.
A quasi-experimental approach for evaluating the heat mitigation effects of green roofs in Chicago, Illinois
Kathryn McConnell, Christian V. Braneon, Equisha Glenn, Natasha Stamler, Evan Mallen, Daniel P. Johnson, Raaghav Pandya, Jacob Abromowitz, Gabriel Fernandez, and Cynthia Rosenzweig
Sustainable Cities and Society, 2022
Urban Heat and COVID-19
Understanding where people are most vulnerable to both heat and COVID-19 and using that to inform mitigation policy.
Building Energy Efficiency
Reducing building energy usage through optimized design.
Lunar Communications Tower
Developing a communications tower for the permanently shadowed regions (PSRs) of the Moon as part of the 2020 BIG Idea Challenge.
Design Development of a Stable, Lightweight, Tall and Self-Deploying Lunar Tower
Alex Miller, George Lordos, Paul Portmann, Avril Studstill, Joshua Rohrbaugh, Wilhelm Schoeman, Christian Williams, Emma Rutherford, Natasha Stamler, John Z. Zhang, Palak B. Patel, Benjamin C. Martell, Oliver de Weck, Jeffrey Hoffman, and Juan M. Fernandez
44th International IEEE Aerospace Conference, 2023
MELLTT: Multifunctional Expandable Lunar Lite & Tall Tower
Caleb Amy, Marc-André Bégin, Becca Browder, Manwei Chan, Charles Dawson, Paula do Vale Pereira, Travis Hank, Eric Hinterman, George Lordos, Benjamin Martell, Alex Miller, Cormac O’Neill, Vineet Padia, Natasha Stamler, Jessica Todd, Nieky Wang, Dava J. Newman, Olivier L. de Weck, and Jeffrey A. Hoffman
BIG Idea Forum 2020, 2021
Autonomously Deployable Tower Infrastructure for Exploration and Communication in Lunar Permanently Shadowed Regions
Goerge C. Lordos, Caleb Amy, Becca Browder, Manwei Chan, Charles Dawson, Paula do Vale Pereira, Sydney I. Dolan, Travis Hank, Eric D. Hinterman, Benjamin Martell, Alex Miller, Cormac O’Neill, Natasha Stamler, Jessica Todd, Nieky Wang, M.-A. Bégin, V.J. Padia, Dava J. Newman, Olivier L. de Weck, and Jeffrey A. Hoffman
ASCEND 2020, 2020
Designing a proposed greenhouse for Mars as part of the 2019 BIG Idea Challenge.
MarsGreenhouse: Designing an ecosystem for a sustainable multiplanetary future
Eric Hinterman, Aldo Moccia, Sheila Baber, Fabio Maffia, Samuele Sciarretta, Thomas Smith, Natasha Stamler, Hans Nowak, Jana Lukic, Valentina Sumini, Zhuchang Zhang, Tajana Schneiderman, George Lordos, Elliott Seaman, Siranush Babakhanova, Joseph Kusters, Franco Bernelli-Zazzera, Paolo Maggiore, Laura Mainini, and Jeffrey Hoffman
Acta Astronautica, 2022
Mars Garden: An Engineered Greenhouse for a Sustainable Residence on Mars
Siranush Babakhanova, Sheila Baber, Franco Bernelli Zazzera, Eric Hinterman, Jeffrey Hoffman, Joseph Kusters, George C. Lordos, Jana Lukic, Fabio Maffia, Paolo Maggiore, Laura Mainini, Aldo Moccia, Hans Nowak, Tajana Schneiderman, Samuele Sciarretta, Sara Seager, Samantha Seaman, Thomas Smith, Natasha Stamler, Valentina Sumini, and Zhuchang Zhan
AIAA Propulsion and Energy 2019 Forum, 2019