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Dr. Aprille Joy Ericsson
Dr. Aprille Joy Ericsson was
Dr. Ericsson is currently an aerospace engineer at NASA Goddard Space
Flight Center (GSFC). Dr. Ericsson has 12
years of experience in structural dynamics and controls of spacecraft missions. As GSFC Instrument/Proposal Manager, Dr. Ericsson
has won significant amounts of development funds for mission enabling technology.
Dr. Ericsson is the
recipient of the 2002 HU College of Engineering, Architecture & Computer Sciences (CEACS) Alumni Excellence Award and the
1997 Women in Science and Engineering Award for Best Female Engineer. She has been featured on
NBC Nightly News Series Women
to Watch and recorded in history books honoring African-American Women in
Space and Science. Dr. Ericsson is published
in Howard Magazine and numerous scientific journals.
Dr. Ericsson is known as motivational speaker, mentor, and friend to students and professionals. She has increased the number of students entering the NASA science, mathematics, and engineering educational pipeline. She is the creator of an email pipeline distribution of grants, internships and employment opportunities. The HU Upper Bound Math & Science Initiative Program is named in Dr. Ericssons honor.
Dr. Ericsson is
adjunct professor at HU in the
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