Oliver Jia-Richards

Doctoral Candidate - MIT Space Propulsion Laboratory

Teaching assistant for the course Space Propulsion taught at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Spring 2021. Responsibilities included designing homework assignments, holding virtual tutoring sessions, designing and conducting a laboratory experiment on the operation of an electrospray thruster, and teaching two lectures on analytial methods for low-thrust mission analysis and perturbation methods.

Guest Lectures

  1. Perturbation methods for the initial analysis of low-thrust missions for the course Space Propulsion taught at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Spring 2020.
  2. Analytical and numerical methods for low-thrust mission analysis for the course Space Propulsion Physics and Engineering taught at Cornell University in Fall 2020.