Robert McSwain

NASA Langley AQUIFER project CO-PI


Bachelor of Science from the University of Washington William E. Boeing Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics College of Engineering

With NASA for 5 years, he serves as the Aqueous, Quick-charging battery Integration For Electric flight Research (AQUIFER) Co-Principal Investigator (Co-PI) for the NASA Aeronautics Research Missions Directorate (ARMD) Transformative Aeronautics Concepts Program (TACP) Convergent Aeronautics Solutions (CAS) project. Working out of NASA Langley Research Center (LaRC) he supports the multi-center AQUIFER project by interfacing with Armstrong Flight Research Center (AFRC) and Glenn Research Center (GRC) to coordinate LaRC project tasks, schedules and resources. Prior NASA work includes: Design and development of an experimental VTOL Uninhabited Aerial System (UAS) testbed designated Langley Aerodrome 8 (LA-8); Managing and executing performance flight testing of the NASA 50% Scale Greased Lightning (GL-10) Uninhabited Aerial System (UAS). Member of the Vertical Flight Society and Association of Unmanned Vehicle Systems International.

Robert McSwain

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Day 1
1:40 pm

NASA AQUIFER: Nano Electrofuel (NEF) Aqueous Flow Battery and Rim-driven Motor (RDM)

NASA AQUIFER: Nano Electrofuel (NEF) Aqueous Flow Battery and Rim-driven Motor (RDM)


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