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Joshua Rovey

Rocket Man

An interview with Joshua Rovey, Assistant Professor, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Missouri S&T

When “alternative energy” is mentioned, solar or wind power might be the first forms that come to mind, but Joshua Rovey’s work may add plasma to that list. The assistant professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering finds that unique qualities of plasma make it equally suited to making a better x-ray and a better space shuttle.