Ames, Iowa

Member since 2021

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Mehmet B. Sefer is pursuing a major in Aerospace Engineering at Iowa State University. His invention of in-space welding technology, recognized by NASA, has led him into the role of Project Manager for a NASA Marshall-funded research endeavor. The current focus of his team is the investigation of cold welding's potential in ultra-high vacuum environments for in-space construction applications. Sefer's research portfolio encompasses unmanned aerial systems, space environment testbeds, and micro/nano mechanics. In addition to his research pursuits, Sefer has consulted for a space solar power company, which he believes represents the future of renewable energy. Proudly serving as a NASA Lucy Asteroid Ambassador and Solar System Ambassador, Sefer embodies his passion for inspiring others to explore the cosmos. Beyond his professional endeavors, he enjoys outdoor activities such as climbing, diving, and camping. Mehmet B. Sefer's journey exemplifies the convergence of passion and innovation, positioning him as an emerging leader in the future of the aerospace industry.