The Daniel Guggenheim School of Aerospace Engineering at Georgia Tech

Leslie Hall

Leslie Hall is a graduate student at Georgia Tech's Aerospace Systems Design Lab. She grew up in the suburbs of Detroit and some of her favorite hobbies include reading science fiction, jogging, playing classical piano and playing tuba with the Georgia Tech Pep Band.

Research Interests

  • Grand Challenge: Micro-Autonomous System Technologies: Quantitative Technology Assessment and Gap Analysis
  • ONR Framework Design: Investigating Collaborative Design Challenges by utilizing Semantic Web Capabilities
  • Systems Engineering
  • Robotics
  • Spacecraft EDL Design

Education and Work Experience

  • B.S., Aerospace Engineering, 2009, The University of Michigan - Ann Arbor
  • M.S., Aerospace Engineering Systems Design, 2011, Georgia Institute of Technology
  • Research Assistant, Georgia Institute of Technology, August 2010 - Present
  • Space Grant Recipient, NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory, May 2009 - August 2009, May 2010 - August 2010
  • Process Engineer, Gentz Aerospace Industries, May 2007 - May 2010
  • Research Assistant, The University of Michigan, August 2005 - May 2007


  • A. Sengupta, M. Mehta, M. Pokora, L. Hall, N. Renno, “Mars Landing Engine Plume Impingement Ground Interaction,” Proceedings of the Earth and Space 2010 Conference, Paper 555, 2010, Honolulu HI.