Specialties and Expertise
Space Suit Design
Extravehicular Activity / Bioastronautics
Human Factors Design and Engineering
ApSt 5185 Human Factors in Design
Holschuh, B., and Newman, D. "Mechanical Counter-Pressure Space Suits," a chapter to appear in Section VI -- “Space Suits and Extravehicular Activity” -- of the Handbook of Life Support Systems for Spacecraft and Extraterrestrial Habitats, Springer, Fall 2015.
Holschuh, B., and Newman, D. "Two-Spring Model for Active Compression Textiles with Integrated NiTi Coil Actuators," in Smart Materials and Structures 24(3)035011, 06 February 2015.
Holschuh, B., Obropta, E., and Newman, D. "Low Spring Index NiTi Coil Actuators for Use in Active Compression Garments," in IEEE Transactions on Mechatronics 20(3), p. 1264-1277, 25 June 2014.
Holschuh, B. “Mechanical Counter-Pressure Space Suit Design using Active Materials”, Ph.D. Dissertation, Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, June 2014.
Holschuh, B., and Newman, D. "Low Spring Index, Large Displacement Shape Memory Alloy (SMA) Coil Actuators for Use in Macro- and Micro-Systems," in SPIE MOEMS-MEMS, 897505, 10.1117-12.2044406, February 2014.
Holschuh, B., Obropta, E., Buechley, L., and Newman, D. "Materials and Textile Architecture Analyses for Mechanical Counter-Pressure Space Suits Using Active Materials," technical manuscript presented at AIAA Space 2012, AIAA 2012-5206, September 2012.
Meyen, F., Holschuh, B., Kobrick, R., Jacobs, S., and Newman, D. "Robotic Joint Torque Testing: A Critical Tool in the Development of Pressure Suit Mobility Elements," technical manuscript presented at 41st International Conference on Environmental Systems (ICES), AIAA 2011-5105, July 2011.
Newsome, S., Yamamoto, N., Grindle, A., Holschuh, B., Ono, M., and Weigel, A. "Analysis of US Policy Options for the Future of the International Space Station," technical manuscript presented at AIAA Space 2009, AIAA 2009-6498, September 2009.
Holschuh, B., Waldie, J., Hoffman, J., and Newman, D. "Characterization of Structural, Volume and Pressure Components to Space Suit Joint Rigidity" technical manuscript presented at 39th International Conference on Environmental Systems (ICES), 2009-01-2535, July 2009.
2015: Reviewer, Journal of Mechanical Engineering Science (Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers - Part C).
2015: Reviewer, 45th International Conference on Environmental Systems (ICES) Conference Proceedings.
2014: Reviewer, 44th International Conference on Environmental Systems (ICES) Conference Proceedings
2015 First Place, NSBRI Post-Doctoral Poster Competition, NASA Human Research Program Investigators’ Workshop
2013 First Place, NSBRI Graduate Student Poster Competition, NASA Human Research Program Investigators’ Workshop
2011 NASA Space Technology Research Fellowship (NSTRF) Recipient
2007 MIT Aero/Astro Apollo Award
2014: Gizmodo Feature: “Shrink-wrapping spacesuits”, <http://gizmodo.com/mits-new-biosuit-shrinkwraps-astronauts-to-hold-them-to-1636382746>
2014: The Science Channel Miniseries Episode: “Man vs. the Universe [episode 3] - Mars is Ours”
2012: Popular Science Feature: “The Deep-Space Suit”, <http://www.popsci.com/technology/article/2012-10/deep-space-suit>
2011: Fargo Form Guest Editorial: “A Sunrise for Space Program” <http://www.inforum.com/content/letter-editor-sunrise-space-program>
Apparel Design Program
Co-director, Wearable Technology Lab
Faculty Affiliate, MnDRIVE Initiative
(Robotics, Sensors, and Advanced Manufacturing)
Department of Design, Housing, and Apparel
220 McNeal Hall
1985 Buford Ave.
St. Paul, MN 55108-6136