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Clark, Torin K Assistant Professor


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research overview

  • Prof. Clark's research is focused on the challenges that humans face during space exploration missions. Specifically he focuses on astronaut biomedical issues, space human factors, human sensorimotor/neurovestibular function and adaptation, interaction of human-autonomous systems, mathematical models of spatial orientation perception, and human-in-the-loop experiments.


  • bioastronautics, orientation perception, sensory adaptation, neurovestibular, aerospace human factors


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courses taught

  • ASEN 2004 - Aerospace 4: Aerospace Vehicle Design and Performance
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2019
    Introduction to design and analysis of aircraft and spacecraft. Aircraft topics include cruise performance, wing design, propulsion, stability, control, and structures. Spacecraft topics includerocket staging, orbit selection, launch systems, and spacecraft subsystems. Includes laboratory experiments and team design exercises. Offered spring only.
  • ASEN 2012 - Experimental and Computational Methods in Aerospace Engineering Sciences
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2018
    Introduces statistical, experimental, and computational methods used in aerospace engineering sciences. Usage of MatLab is extensive. Offered fall only.
  • ASEN 5519 - Selected Topics
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2018
    Reflects upon specialized aspects of aerospace engineering sciences. Course content is indicated in the online Class Search. May be repeated up to 9 total credit hours. Recommended prerequisite: varies.


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global connections related to teaching and scholarly work (in recent years)

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