Christopher L. Bertagne

Thermal Engineer at NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory




M.S. Aerospace Engineering, Texas A&M University, August 2016
Thesis Topic: An Experimentally Validated Analysis Framework for Modeling the Thermomechanically Coupled Behavior of Shape Memory Alloy-Based Morphing Radiators
Concentrations: Applications of Active Materials, Spacecraft Thermal Control
Advisor: Dr. Darren Hartl

B.S. Aerospace Engineering, Texas A&M University, December 2013
Minor: Mathematics
Honors: Magna Cum Laude, University Honors, Aerospace Engineering Honors

Selected Coursework

Graduate: Conduction and Radiation, Continuum Mechanics, Mechanics of Active Materials, Nonlinear Finite Element Method, Methods of Applied Mathematics I-II, Spacecraft Dynamics

Undergraduate: Active Controls for Aerospace Vehicles, Advanced Engineering Mathematics, Aerospace Structural Design, Heat Transfer and Viscous Flows, Orbital Mechanics, Senior Capstone Design: Spacecraft