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Edmonton Branch Luncheon: Space Innovation and Space Exploration

11:30 am - 1:00 pm

Register by October 17, 2018

Dr. Carlos Lange will present aerospace research at the Mechanical Engineering program of University of Alberta.

This talk will include discussion on:

  • Research on atmospheric flows and the CFD-Lab
  • Participation in the Phoenix Mars lander project
  • MECE courses and Student Teams, including the AlbertaSat Ex-Alta 1
  • The future of space exploration.

About the Presenter

Dr. Carlos Lange, P.Eng.Dr. Carlos Lange, P.Eng., is an Associate Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering of the University of Alberta. Dr. Lange specializes in applying Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) to a wide range of applications. From 2016 to 2018, he was also President of the CFD Society of Canada. Dr. Lange and his team conceived the Telltale wind sensor for the Phoenix Mars Lander and they used CFD for the first time in a Mars mission to characterize the effect of winds on the Lander. Dr. Lange is currently advisor for the thermal management sub-system of the AlbertaSat Student Team and their lead faculty advisor in Mechanical Engineering. In this capacity he supervises—together with Dr. Duncan Elliott—the development of a new, simplified thermal model for cubesats, called Transient Thermal Circuit model.


University of Alberta Faculty Club
Saskatchewan Room

11435 Saskatchewan Drive
Edmonton, AB T6G 2G9


October 23, 2018


11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Registration: 11:30 a.m.

Lunch and Presentation: 12:00 p.m.


Dr. Carlos Lange, Ph.D., P.Eng.

Associate Professor

Department of Mechanical Engineering

University of Alberta


Member: $35

Non-Member: $40

Students: $20

Registration Deadline

October 17, 2018

Register Now