Aerojet Rocketdyne is a world-recognized aerospace and defense leader providing propulsion and energetics to the space, missile defense, strategic, tactical missile and armaments areas in support of domestic and international markets.
Busek Co. Inc., is a space propulsion company that provides a wide range of thrusters, electronics, research and complete mission and system engineering support.
DH Industries USA Inc. is an experienced cryogenic service provider, specialized in stand-alone cryocoolers, closed-loop cryogenic cooling systems, cryostats and cryogenic process equipment.
Electric Rocket Propulsion Society is dedicated to organizing the bi-annual IEPC, as well as recognizing leaders in the field
of electric propulsion.
The George Washington University is the host of the 2013 IEPC. Located in Washington, D.C., the George Washington University offers undergraduate, graduate and professional programs through its 10 colleges and schools.
L-3 Electron Technologies, Inc. (ETI) is a leading provider of electric propulsion systems for both commercial and scientific spacecraft. ETI has delivered 13cm and 25cm Xenon Ion Propulsion Systems or XIPS®. ETI also delivered the 30cm XIPS® for NASA’s Deep Space 1 and DAWN spacecraft. ETI has developed an 8cm xenon thruster for small sat application.
The Micro-propulsion and Nanotechnology Laboratory at GWU is active in the experimental and theoretical study of plasmas. Current application areas include plasma propulsion, plasma medicine and plasma-based nanotechnology. The MpNL has ongoing collaborative studies with university, private sector, and government research entities.
The National Science Foundation is an independent federal agency created by Congress in 1950 to promote the progress of science; to advance the national health, prosperity, and welfare; to secure the national defense… With an annual budget of about $7.0 billion (FY 2012), NSF is the funding source for approximately 20 percent of all federally supported basic research conducted by America's colleges and universities.
GWU Office of the Vice President for Research (OVPR) supports research at GW, with more than 85 centers and institutes and research in cutting edge projects in science and technology, health, public policy, global security, and the arts and humanities.
Particle In Cell Consulting LLC specializes in providing analytical and experimental support to the plasma and rarefied gas community, with topics including electric thruster plumes, spacecraft environment interactions, thermal vacuum testing, and contamination control.
School of Engineering and Applied Science (SEAS) is a tight-knit community of faculty and students who know each other by name and who work together to explore solutions to today's engineering and computer science challenges. The school consists of the following departments: Civil and Environmental Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Engineering, Management and Systems Engineering, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
Snecma, part of the SAFRAN group, is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of aircraft and rocket engines. Snecma designs, develops, produces and markets, alone or in partnership, engines for commercial and military aircraft, launch vehicles and satellites.
Tech-X Corporation is committed to technical excellence and innovation. Core competencies include simulation of processes, devices, and physical systems related to plasma physics, fusion, and accelerator technologies, performed on computer systems ranging from desktops to Leadership Computing Facilities.