Conner R. Awald

Georgia Institute of Technology


I’m a full-time microelectronics engineer in the Electro-Optical Systems Lab at the Georgia Tech Research Institute. I’m also a graduate student in the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering and the Space System Design Lab at Georgia Tech. My research interests include wireless communications, digital systems, and electronics design for harsh environments, primarily focused on space applications. I’m also passionate about teaching and finding new ways to reduce the educational barriers that exist in the engineering curriculum.

I graduated from Georgia Tech with my Bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering in December, 2021. I started working at the Georgia Tech Research Institute in January, 2022. I decided to pursue my graduate degree the next semester in August, 2022. I’m originally from Hendersonville, NC. Outside of school, I enjoy photography, playing piano, and amateur astronomy.

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Oct 01, 2023 Created the website, now to populate it

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    Systems Integration and Test of the Lunar Flashlight Spacecraft
    Nathan Cheek ,  Collin Gonzalez ,  Philippe Adell , and 7 more authors
    In 36th Annual Small Satellite Conference , 2022