ISU Central Campus Faculty


Prof. Jean-Jacques Favier
CNES Chair - Physical Sciences and Human Performances in Space

Engineering Degree, Polytechnic Institute of Grenoble
DEA Metallurgy and Physics, University of Grenoble
PhD Engineering and Metallurgy, Mining School of Paris
PhD Solid State Physics, University of Grenoble
CNES Astronaut, Payload Specialist on NASA shuttle missions (alternate on STS 65, prime on STS 78)



Dr. Hugh Hill
Space Science

B.A. Physics and Computing, The Open University, U.K.
M.Sc. (by research) Meteoritics, University of Dublin (Trinity College)
Ph.D. Astronomy, Institut d'Astrophysique Spatiale/CNRS, Orsay, and Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle, Paris


Junijiro Nakahara


Mr. Junjiro Nakahara
JAXA Visiting Professor - Space Engineering

Bachelor of Electrical Engineering, Kyushu Institute of Technology
Master of Information Technology, Kyushu University



Prof. Walter Peeters
ISU President

Space Business and Management

Bachelor of Industrial Engineering, MBA (University of Louvain, Belgium), Doctorate of Engineering in Industrial Organisation (Technical University of Delft, the Netherlands).
Seconded by ESA


 chris welch faculty

Prof. Christopher Welch
Masters Director 

Astronautics and Space Engineering
BSc (Hons) Physics, Cardiff University
MSc Experimental Space Physics, University of Leicester
PhD Spacecraft Engineering, Cranfield University



Dr. Vasilis Zervos
Economics and Space Policy

BA in Economics from the American College of Greece
M.Sc. from the University of Birmingham, UK
Ph.D from the University of York, UK