Michaela Lucas serves as the Associate Director of the NASA Nebraska Space Grant and EPSCoR Programs. In this capacity, she directs the administration of several million dollars in NASA-funded research and education grants.
Michaela is responsible for the daily operations, including coordination with NASA Headquarters management; direction of seed research, outreach, and scholarship programs; long-term program outcomes tracking and reporting; and achieving strategic plan goals.
In addition, Michaela serves as an instructor for the UNO Aviation Institute. She teaches Aviation Safety, Airport Safety and Security, and Diversity in Aviation. Michaela is a licensed pilot and Basic Ground Instructor.