Elaine Petro

Elaine Petro

Visiting Assistant Professor
Sibley School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Selected Publications

Petro, E. and Sedwick, R. "Effects of Water-Vapor Propellant on Electrodeless Thruster Performance," Journal of
Propulsion and Power, Articles in Advance (2017). https://doi.org/10.2514/1.B36389

Petro, E. and Sedwick, R. "Survey of Moderate-Power Electric Propulsion Systems," Journal of Spacecraft and
Rockets, Vol. 54, No. 3 (2017), pp. 529-541. https://doi.org/10.2514/1.A33647 

S. MacKenzie, V. Sun, J. Hofgartner, S. Leung, A. Krishnamurthy, T. Caswell, K. Powell, E. Petro, E. Stavros, J.
Dhaliwali, K. John, C. Phillips-Lander, C. Steuer, J. Wynne, K. DeBruin, J. O’Rourke, S. Phan, M. Crismani, C.
Budney, and K. Mitchell (2016), “THEO Concept Mission: Testing the Habitability of Enceladus's Ocean,” Advances
in Space Research, Vol. 58 (6): 1117-1137, 2016.

Education

B.S. (Aerospace Engineering), University of Maryland, College Park, 2018

M.S. (Aerospace Engineering), University of Maryland, College Park, 2015

Ph.D. (Aerospace Engineering), University of Maryland, College Park, 2018