Visiting Scholars

Vice President, Government Affairs, Moon Express
(August 2017 - August 2019)
Research Topic: U.S. Commercial Space Policy 
From March 2015 until March 2017, Ben was the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy's (OSTP) Assistant Director for Civil and Commercial Space. He came to OSTP from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), where he served as a program examiner in the Commerce and Science/Space Branches, and as a Special Assistant in the OMB Director's Office. Prior to joining the Executive Office of the President, Ben worked as a Deputy Attorney General for the State of Hawaii and as a strategy and operations consultant for Deloitte Consulting in northern California. 

Takashi Uchino
Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology, Government of Japan
(April 2018 - April 2019)
Research Topic: Comparison and Examination of Japan's Space Policy with the U.S. Manned Space Exploration Policy 
Takashi has participated in the reformation of governmental strucure of Japanese space development and utiliziation. During his time as a member of the Office of National Space Policy, Cabinet Office of GOJ, Takashi contributed to the development of the H3 rocket.  

 


Past Visiting Scholars 

Dr. Ruth Stilwell
Aerospace Policy Solutions LLC
(December 2017 - August 2018)
Research Topic: Integrating New Entrants in Space Operations and Unmanned Aircraft in Civil Airspace above 60,000 feet
 
Dr. Cho Hong-Je
Research Institute for National Security Affairs, Korea National Defense University
(December 2017 - May 2018)
Research Topic: Military Competition and Arms Control in Space in Asia
 
Taehwan Cho
Republic of Korea Air Force
(December 2016 - June 2017)
Research Topic: A Development Plan for Korean Satellite Based Augmentation System
 
Alissa Haddaji
Committee on Space Research
(September 2016 - May 2017)
Research Topic: Planetary Protection
 
Keiichi Tabuchi
Research Promotion Bureau, Japan
(March 2016 - April 2017)
Research Topic: Political Trends of Space Development and Utilization
 
Paul Wohrer
International Space University
(January 2017 - February 2017)
Research Topic: Comparing International Commercial Launch Markets
 
Tomas Hrozensky
Matej Bel University, Slovakia
(August 2016 - February 2017) 
Research Topic: Changing Structure of Global Space Sector
 
HyeJin An
Republic of Korea Air Force
(November 2015 - April 2016)
Research Topic: Plan for Establishing a Korea Early Warning Satellite
 
Olga Stelmakh
McGill Institute of Air and Space Law, Canada
(March 2016 – May 2016)
Research Topic: Non-US Satellite Registration Practices and Procedures
 
Nammi Choe
Korean Aerospace Research Institute, Korea
(January 2015 - December 2015)
Research Topic: U.S. Non-Proliferation Policy Towards Asian Space Activities
 
Daeweon Kim
Airforce, Republic of Korea
(September 2014 – March 2015)
Research Topic: Space Situational Awareness
 
Simon Kim
Airforce, Republic of Korea
(September 2014 – March 2015)
Research Topic: Space Situational Awareness
 
Takehito Morishima
Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology, Japan>
(April 2014 – April 2015)
Research Topic: Enhancing Cooperation and Innovation in Space
 
Anna Slomovic
Consultant, USA
(April 2014 – January 1, 2015)
Research Topic: Wearable Devices and Privacy
 

Yonggang Fan
Institute of Policy and Management, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China

Bleddyn Bowen
Aberystwyth University, Wales

Tomokoazu Ueta
Environmental Policy Bureau, Ministry of the Environment, Japan

Soohong Lee
Ministry of National Defense, Korea

Shouping Li
Director of Institute of Space Law at the Beijing Institute of Technology and Professor of International Space Law, China

Keiichi Anan
Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology, Japan

Chris Gilbert
Astrium Space Transportation, Bremen, Germany

Zhang Ming
Institute of Asia-Pacific Studies, Shanghai Academy of Social Science, China

Dinesh Kumar Yadavendra
Headquarters Integrated Defense Staff, Ministry of Defense, Government of India

Seiji Anai
Japan GPS Council

Koji Umehara
Space Development and Utilization Division, Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology, Japan

Edwin Tachlian
Sergio Arboleda University, Columbia

Alanna Krolikowski
University of Toronto, Canada

Hongyul Paik
Korea Aerospace Research Institute

Jo Gilbert
Griffith Asia Institute, Australia

Mischa Hansel
University of Cologne, Germany

Myoung-Hwan Ahn
Korea Meteorological Administration

Daisuke Saisho
Japanese Aerospace Exploration Agency

Charles Otegbade
International Space University, France

Yuichiro Nagai
Nihon University, Japan

Anna Burzykowska
Polish Space Office

Zhou Yi
Chinese Academy of Space Science and Applications

Roberto Vasconcellas
University of Sao Paulo, Brazil

Evelyne Greneche
College de Polytechnique, France

Sadiharo Hagiwara
Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports Science and Technology, Japan

Daichi Harada
Japanese Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology

Wang Cheng
Chinese National Space Administration, China

Eun-Chul Choi
Ministry of Science and Technology, Korea

Tae Ho Eom
Yonsei University, Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology, Japan

Wilson Correa da Fonseca
Brazilian Enterprise for Agricultural Research

Jae-Ho Jang
Korea Atomic Energy Research Institution

Nikoloas Evangelators
University of Athens, Greece

Sabine Herlitschka
Austrian Research Promotion Agency

Himilcon de Castro Calvarho
National Institute for Space Research, Brazil

Hiro Watanabe
Osaka University, Japan

Kevin Eggers
Seattle University, Washington

Byung Yong Hwang
Korea Institute of S&T Evaluation and Planning

Ding Kyu Park
Korea Evaluation Institute of Industrial Technology

Daeyong Cho
Korea Institute of Construction and Transportation Technology Planning and Evaluation

Seung-Ku Ahn
Korea Institute of S&T Evaluation and Planning

Bo-Hyeon Jo
Korea Institute of S&T Information