El-Genk Appointed Fellow of the International Association for the Advancement of Space Safety

April 9, 2008

el-genkUNM Regents’ Professor of Chemical, Nuclear and Mechanical Engineering Mohamed S. El-Genk has been elected fellow of the International Association for the Advancement of Space Safety. El-Genk is also the founding director of the Institute for Space and Nuclear Power Studies at UNM.

El-Genk serves on the IAASS Academic Committee to develop international education and training programs in collaboration with other universities in the United States and internationally in the areas of space power and propulsion technologies and the advancement of space safety.

IAASS is a non-profit organization dedicated to furthering international cooperation and scientific advancement in the field of space systems safety and is a member of the International Astronautical Federation.