College of Engineering

ME431 Hybrid Rocket

Danita Baghdasarin, Justin Gorman, Greg Nedell, Ted Sharp and Dr. Fabian pose with their rocket


The Mechanical Engineering design team are designing a hybrid rocket to compete in the Intercollegiate Rocket Engineering Challenge (IREC).  The team is designing the rocket to reach an altitude of 25,000 ft. The team members are in ME431 (Propulsion Detail Design) and also are part of the Ignite Grant program. Dr. Mike Fabian has held numerous positions in the Air Force related to propulsion and rocketry including Deputy Director for the Propulsion Directorate and Chief of the Engine Branch for the Rocket Propulsion Division.


Team members: Danita Baghdasarin, Justin Gorman, Greg Nedell, and Ted Sharp

Faculty Mentor: Dr. Mike Fabian