Moriba Jah
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Moriba Jah

Dr. Moriba Jah is an Associate Professor of Aerospace Engineering and Engineering Mechanics at The University of Texas at Austin. He holds the Mrs. Pearlie Dashiell Henderson Centennial Fellowship in Engineering. Moriba came to UT Austin through the Air Force Research Laboratory and NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory before that, where he was a Spacecraft Navigator on a handful of Mars missions. He's the director of Computational Astronautical Sciences and Technologies (CAST), a group within the Oden Institute for Computational Engineering and Sciences, and the Lead for the Space Security and Safety Program at the Robert Strauss Center for International Security and Law. Moriba is a Fellow of multiple organizations: TED, American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA), American Astronautical Society (AAS), International Association for the Advancement of Space Safety (IAASS), Royal Astronomical Society (RAS), and the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL). He's served on the US delegation to the United Nations Committee On Peaceful Uses of Outer Space (UN-COPUOS), is an elected Academician of the International Academy of Astronautics (IAA), and has testified to congress on his work related to Space Situational Awareness and Space Traffic Management. And as a Co-Editor of the IAA and Elsevier Acta Astronautica journal and serving on multiple committees: IAA Space Traffic Management, IAA Space Debris, AIAA Astrodynamics, IAF Astrodynamics, and IAF Space Security.