Olivas Joins Space Safety Journal as Field Editor
May 19, 2015 | UNIVERSITY COMMUNICATIONS
John "Danny" Olivas, Ph.D., UTEP director of space initiatives and former NASA astronaut, has been invited to join the Journal of Space Safety Engineering as a field editor.
The Journal of Space Safety Engineering is a quarterly publication of the International Association for the Advancement of Space Safety. It provides information in space safety design, research and development and seeks to establish channels of communication between industry, academy and government in space safety and related environmental issues.
As a field editor, Olivas will review papers submitted for publication in the journal.
In addition to his position as director of space intiatives, Olivas leads UTEP's Center for the Advancement of Space Safety and Mission Assurance Research, or CASSMAR. The center is focused on risk reduction research to make commercial human spaceflight safe and successful.