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Tam Nguyen

PhD Candidate

Home Town: Sugar Land, Texas
Office Number: 37-346
Advisor: Professor Cahoy

Undergraduate Education:
School: Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Degree: S.B in Engineering as recommended by the Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics and in Physics
Graduation Year: 2013

Master's Degree:
School: Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Degree: S.M. in Aeronautics and Astronautics
Graduation Year: 2015

Project Roles:Former Project Roles:Theses:
2015, SM
Laser Beacon Tracking for Free-space Optical Communication on Small-Satellite Platforms in Low-Earth Orbit
2018, PhD
Fine-Pointing System Development and Photometric Precision Assessment for the Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite

Conference Papers:
A Dual-Spinning, Three-Axis Stabilized CubeSat for Earth Observations
Evan Wise, Christopher Pong, David Miller, Tam Nguyen, Kerri Cahoy
AIAA Guidance, Navigation, and Control Conference , 2013