After an inaugural lunch on October 16, we will have our research lunch every two or three weeks at 12:45, typically on Wednesdays but we will adjust to the constraints of the speaker.
At that time of the day, most students and researchers of ISU and local university departments and companies usually have a free slot to meet and discuss the latest developments of their own research, or of the studies of our visitors and lecturers.
The format is to have first an (informal) 30-min presentation, followed by a 15-min paper discussion, or conference summary, both favoring interruptions and interactions!
- 1 July: Mohamed Elhariry (ISU) on optical communications, and Ezequiel González (ISU): Towards a global SETI initiative
- 17 June: Henry Hertzfeld (George Washington): International Law, Economic Realities, and Space Resources: More Questions than Answers
- 23 June: Olivier Hainaut (European Southern Observatory): light pollution by satellite constellations (jointly with the Astronomical Observatory of Strasbourg)
- 10 June: Olivier White (U. Bourgogne): The brain, gravity and fractals
- 3 June: Iya Whiteley (UCL): Human mission to MARS: Exploring Human mind; Giuliana Rotola and Federico Rondoni (ISU): Life on Mars: To Terraform or not to Terraform
- 27 May: Tricia Larose (NTNU): Spaceflight Preparation
- 30 April: Sabine Klinker (IRS): Flying Laptop and new developments; Iliass Tanouti (ISU) on OneWeb bankruptcy and the spacenews webinar
- 5 May: Ignasi Ribas (IEEC): the IEEC and space astronomy projects (jointly with the Astronomical Observatory of Strasbourg); and Sue Kaur (ISU): Women in astronomy
- 16 April: David Jeevendrampillai and Aaron Parkhurst (UCL): New Space and space exploration: a brief introduction to anthropology and its relation to outer space, an outline of the ETHNO-ISS project and some examples of work to date.
- 1 April: Pascale Ehrenfreund (DLR/ISU): New Space and space exploration
- 17 March: Virginia Wotring (ISU): A new virus among us
- 4 March: Gongling Sun (ISU): China Lunar Exploration Roadmap and Introduction of Chang’e-4 Mission
- 19 February: Taiwo Tejumola (ISU): Space Systems – Requirements for small Spacecrafts ; Supreet Kaur (ISU): Human Factors at NASA Ames Research Center
- 6 February: Stephanie Rochas: my week at EAC; Avner Bendheim: “Design thinking is a human-centered approach to innovation that draws from the designer’s toolkit to integrate the needs of people, the possibilities of technology, and the requirements for business success” (Tim Brown, CEO of IDEO).
- 23 January: Hervé Cadiou, on the geomagntic orientation of animals; paper: Anamol Mittal (ISU): the Space Generation Advisory Council
- 7 January: Prof. Kazuya Yoshida (Tohoku University); paper: Anamol Mittal (ISU): the Space Generation Advisory Council
- 4 December 2019: James Hurell and Hameed Mohamed (ISU): Sonobubbles after ZARM, paper, Shreya Sarkar (ISU): Benefits of Multi-NGSS
- 20 November 2019: Vasilis Zervos (ISU) “The European space-industrial complex: New myths, old realities”, Giuliana Rotola (ISU): “The legal framework protecting cultural heritage sites on the Moon and in situ preservation”
- 6 November 2019: Jean-Marie Hameury (Observatoire de Strasbourg): CNES science projects, followed by a summary of the IAC of Washington by Juan de Dalmau
- 16 October 2019: Bertrand Goldman (ISU/Observatoire de Strasbourg): What the ESA Gaia mission tells us about nearby comoving stars; paper: Virginia Wötring: The NASA Twins studies.