Moriba Jah
Published August 15, 2018

Moriba Jah is an associate professor of aerospace engineering and engineering mechanics at the University of Texas, Austin. He is also the director of Computational Astronautical Sciences and Technologies (CAST), a group within the Oden Institute for Computational Engineering and Sciences, as well as the lead for the Space Security and Safety Program at the Robert Strauss Center for International Security and Law. Jah’s research focuses on the convergence of policy, technology and security related to space traffic management and space situational awareness.

During his time at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Jah navigated several missions to Mars. He 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 an associate editor of the journal Advances in Space Research, and serves on multiple committees: IAA Space Debris, AIAA Astrodynamics, IAF Astrodynamics and IAF Space Security.

Expertise: Space security, space policy, space traffic

Location: Austin, Texas


Phone: (512) 471-5322

Twitter: @moribajah

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