The Bentil Group

Sam Whitlock

Undergraduate Student

Hometown: Houston, Texas

Brief Biography

Sam Whitlock is a second-year student in the Aerospace Engineering Department. He joined The Bentil Group in May 2022. See the following link to learn more about Sam’s experience at the Johnson Space Center in June 2022:


Research Interests

  • Development of an experimental protocol to increase the grip strength of gloves worn by astronauts during lunar exploration.


  • B.S., Aerospace Engineering, Iowa State University, in progress


  • Cooking
  • Skiing
  • 3D Printing