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Naia Butler-Craig

Georgia Institue of Technology

PhD Student

Graduate School of Aerospace Engineering

High-Power Electric Propulsion Laboratory

Teaching Assistant

Fall 2019: AE 2010 Thermodynamics & Fluids Fundamentals

Research

Graduate Research Assistant in the High-Power Electric Propulsion laboratory.

Papers

Benavides, G., Liu, T., Kamhawi, H., Yim, J., Verhey, T., Rhodes, C., Pinero, L., Butler-Craig, N., Meyers, J., Gray, T., Mackey, J. “Performance, Stability, and Wear Characterization of a Sub-Kilowatt Hall Thruster,” IEPC (2019).

Benavides GF, Kamhawi H, Liu T, Pinero LR, Sarver-Verhey TR, Rhodes CR, Yim J, Mackey J, Gray TG, Butler-Craig NI, Myers JL. "Development of a High-Propellant Throughput Small Spacecraft Electric Propulsion System to Enable Lower Cost NASA Science Missions." AIAA Propulsion and Energy 2019 Forum. 2019.

Cox, S., Engel, J., Butler-Craig, N., Gaddes, Joseph., Schaffer, A., Guevarez, T., Stinne, T., White, Z. "CubeSat Payload to Explore the Effects of Space Radiation Exposure on Cell Population Growth." (2019).

Naia I. Butler-Craig. “An Investigation of the Thermal Behavior of High-Power Density 3U CubeSats Capable of Supporting High Impulse Missions,” 2018 Joint Propulsion Conference, AIAA Propulsion and Energy Forum, (AIAA 2018-4972)

Butler-Craig, Naia I. (2018) "An Investigation of the System Architecture of High-Power Density 3U CubeSats Capable of Supporting High Impulse Missions," McNair Scholars Research Journal: Vol. 5, Article 6.

Organizations

Head of Student Chapters, Society of Women in Space Exploration, 2019-present

Regional Membership Chair, Region 3 National Society of Black Engineers, 2017-2018

Vice President, ERAU National Society of Black Engineers, 2017

President/Founder, ERAU Embry-Riddle Dancing Eagles, 2015-2017

Community Outreach Analyst/STEM Power Lead, Dreams Soar Inc., 2016-2018

Social Media

Linkedin: Naia Butler-Craig

Research Gate: Naia Butler-Craig

Twitter: @astronaia

Instagram: @astronaia_