John "Danny" Olivas, Ph.D., P.E., president of Los Angeles-based OMS117, director of space initiatives at the Center for the Advancement of Space Safety and Mission Assurance Research (CASSMAR), and a former NASA astronaut and mission specialist, has joined the Journal of Space Safety Engineering as a field editor.
As a field editor, he will review papers submitted under space safety and other human factor related topics around human spaceflight. He will help determine which papers are accepted for publication. When necessary, he obtains advice from outside experts.
Olivas encourages professionals interested in writing for the journal to contact him through CASSMAR at firstname.lastname@example.org
About the Journal of Space Safety Engineering
The Journal of Space Safety Engineering (JSEE) is a quarterly publication of the International Association for the Advancement of Space Safety (IAASS). The journal’s focus is to communicate space safety issues to engineers and scientists working in research and development programs. It promotes space safety by providing a forum for peer-reviewed technical work. For more information, follow this link: http://iaass.space-safety.org/publications/journal/
OMS117 is a team of veteran scientists, engineers and business people who combine dozens of years of experience, across disciplines, to evaluate mission-critical systems from every angle. Each member of the team has both a prestigious academic background and extensive hands-on practical experience. By design, the team works together in a collaborative, collegial way -- each team member is encouraged to comment, challenge and bring their special expertise, experience and perspective to every engagement. For more information, log on to www.oms117.com.
The Center for the Advancement of Space Safety and Mission Assurance Research at the University of Texas at El Paso, focuses on risk-reduction research to make commercial human spaceflight safe and successful. For more information, follow this link: www.cassmar.com.