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1991

Warkentin, David
1991, SM
Embedded Electronics for Intelligent Structures

1993

Anderson, Eric
1993, PhD
Robust Placement of Actuators and Dampers for Structural Control

1994

Aguirre, Francisco
1994, SM
Multi-Axis Active Isolation from a Lightly Damped Vibrating Structure

Bent, Aaron
1994, SM
Piezoelectric Fiber Composites for Structural Actuation

Blaurock, Carl
1994, SM
Impedance Matching and Energy Shunting Control for Nonpositive Real Structures

Bobronnikov, Sergei
1994, SM
Modeling and Modal Identification of Jointed Space Structures in One- and Zero-Gravity Environments

Cazeau, Patrick
1994, SM
The Implementation of Optimal Full State Feedback Using Area Averaging Sensors

Chan, Kin
1994, SM
Nonlinear Modeling of High Field Ferroelectric Ceramics For Structural Actuation

Collins, Simon
1994, PhD
Multi-Axis Adaptive Feedforward Cancellation of Cryocooler Vibration

Glaese, Roger
1997, PhD
Impedance Matching for Structural-Acoustic Control
1994, SM
Development of Zero-Gravity Structural Control Models from Analysis and Ground Experimentation

Grocott, Simon
1997, PhD
Dynamic Reconstruction and Multivariable Control for Force-Actuatued, Thin Facesheet Adaptive Optics
1994, SM
Comparison of control techniques for robust performance on uncertain structural systems

Jacques, Robert
1994, PhD
On-Line System Identification and Control Design for Flexible Structures

Masters, Brett
1994, SM
Multiple degree of freedom force-state component identification
1997, PhD
Evolutionary Design of Controlled Structures

Reich, Gregory
1994, SM
Design and Modeling of an Active Aeroelastic Wing

Spangler, Ronald
1994, PhD
Broadband Control of Structural Vibration Using Simultaneous Sensing and Actuation with Nonlinear Piezoelectric Elements

1995

Kim, Philip
2000, SM
Model-based planning for coordinated air vehicle missions

Kim, Susan
2006, SM
Mission Design and Trajectory Analysis for Inspection of a Host Spacecraft by a Microsatellite

Kim, Yool
1998, PhD
Thermal Creak Induced Dynamics of Space Structures
1995, SM
Transient Thermo-Structural Analysis of an Insulated Space Structure

1996

Abernathy, Erik
1996, PhD
Probabilistic Analysis and Design of Dimensionally Stable Composite Structures

Andersson, Mark
1996, PhD
Structural Shape Estimation Using Shaped Sensors

Campbell, Mark
1996, PhD
Uncertainty Modeling for Structural Control Analysis and Synthesis

Hyde, Tupper
1996, PhD
Active Vibration Isolation for Precision Space Structures

Lin, Charrissa
1996, PhD
Towards Optimal Strain Actuated Aeroelastic Control

Lublin, Leonard
1996, PhD
The Use of Additional Actuators to Enhance Performance Robustness

Surka, Derek
1996, SM
A Comparison of Structurally Connected and Multiple Spacecraft Interferometers

Yang, Kyle
1996, PhD
Efficient Design of Robust Controllers for H2 Performance

1997

Glaese, Roger
1997, PhD
Impedance Matching for Structural-Acoustic Control
1994, SM
Development of Zero-Gravity Structural Control Models from Analysis and Ground Experimentation

Grocott, Simon
1997, PhD
Dynamic Reconstruction and Multivariable Control for Force-Actuatued, Thin Facesheet Adaptive Optics
1994, SM
Comparison of control techniques for robust performance on uncertain structural systems

Masters, Brett
1994, SM
Multiple degree of freedom force-state component identification
1997, PhD
Evolutionary Design of Controlled Structures

Schwarz, Robert
1997, SM
A Probabilistic Model of the Effects of Satellite System Automation on Availability and Costs

Sedwick, Ray
1997, PhD
Analysis of an Open Cycle Gas Core Nuclear Propulsion System Using MHD Driven Vortices for Fuel Containment

Tuttle, Timothy
1997, PhD
Creating Time-Optimal Commands For Linear Systems

1998

Asari, Koji
1998, PhD
Vibroacoustic Modeling and Control for Launch Vehicle Shrouds

Fife, John
1998, PhD
Hybrid-PIC Modeling and Electrostatic Probe Survey of Hall Thrusters

Ingham, Michel
1998, SM
Microdynamics and Thermal Snap Response of Deployable Space Structures

Jilla, Cyrus
2002, PhD
A Multiobjective, Multidisciplinary Design Optimization Methodology for the Conceptual Design of Distributed Satellite Systems
1998, SM
Separated Spacecraft Interferometry - System Architecture Design and Optimization

Kim, Philip
2000, SM
Model-based planning for coordinated air vehicle missions

Kim, Susan
2006, SM
Mission Design and Trajectory Analysis for Inspection of a Host Spacecraft by a Microsatellite

Kim, Yool
1998, PhD
Thermal Creak Induced Dynamics of Space Structures
1995, SM
Transient Thermo-Structural Analysis of an Insulated Space Structure

Kong, Edmund
2002, PhD
Spacecraft Formation Flight Exploiting Potential Fields
1998, SM
Optimal Trajectories and Orbit Design for Separated Spacecraft Interferometry

Lozano-Tovar, Paulo
2003, PhD
Studies on the Ion-Droplet Mixed Regime in Colloid Thrusters
1998, SM
Dynamic Models for Liquid Rocket Engines with Health Monitoring Application

Makarenko, Alexei
1998, SM
Force and Strain Feedback for Distributed Actuation

Onishi, Tatsuo
2002, PhD
Numerical Study of Current Collection by an Orbiting Bare Tether
1998, SM
Electron Current Collection by a Positively Charged Tether Using a Particle-In-Cell Method

Oyerokun, Folusho
1998, SM
A Theoretical Study on Alkali Seeding of Arcjet Thrusters

Qarnain, Salma
1998, SM
Issues Regarding a Complete Computational Model of a Hall Thruster from the Acceleration Channel through the Plume

Robertson, Darrel
1998, SM
A Two-Dimensional, Non-Equilibrium, Numerical Model of an Alkali Seeded Hydrogen Arcjet Thruster

Shaw, Graeme
1998, PhD
The Generalized Information Network Analysis Methodology for Distributed Satellite Systems

Stephenson, Robert
1998, SM
Comparative System Trades Between Structurally Connected and Separated Spacecraft Interferometers for the Terrestrial Planet Finder Mission

Yashko, Gregory
1998, SM
Ion Micro-Propulsion and Cost Modeling for Satellite Clusters

1999

de Weck, Olivier
2001, PhD
Multivariable Isoperformance Methodology for Precision Opto-Mechanical Systems
1999, SM
Integrated Modeling and Dynamics Simulation for the Next Generation Space Telescope

Enright, John
2002, PhD
A Flight Software Development and Simulation Framework for Advanced Space Systems
1999, SM
Investigation of Spacecraft Cluster Autonomy Through An Acoustic Imaging Interferometric Testbed

Gutierrez, Carlos
2000, SM
Unidirectional Active Acoustic Control for Launch Vehicle Fairings

Gutierrez, Homero
1999, PhD
Performance Assessment and Enhancement of Precision Controlled Structures During Conceptual Design

Masterson, Rebecca
2005, PhD
Dynamic Tailoring and Tuning for Space-Based Precision Optical Structures
1999, SM
Development and Validation of Empirical and Analytical Reaction Wheel Disturbance Models

Noguchi, Reid
1999, SM
Linear 1-D Analysis of Oscillations Instabilities in Stationery Plasma Thrusters

Pascal, Robert
1999, SM
Actuator and Sensor Design and Modeling for Structural Acoustic Control

2000

Bourgault, Frederic
2000, SM
Model Uncertainty and Performance Analysis for Precision Controlled Space Structures

Gutierrez, Carlos
2000, SM
Unidirectional Active Acoustic Control for Launch Vehicle Fairings

Gutierrez, Homero
1999, PhD
Performance Assessment and Enhancement of Precision Controlled Structures During Conceptual Design

Hacker, Troy
2000, SM
Performance Analysis of a Space-Based GMTI Radar System Using Separated Spacecraft Interferometry

Khayms, Vadim
2000, PhD
Advanced Propulsion for Microsatellites

Kim, Philip
2000, SM
Model-based planning for coordinated air vehicle missions

Kim, Susan
2006, SM
Mission Design and Trajectory Analysis for Inspection of a Host Spacecraft by a Microsatellite

Kim, Yool
1998, PhD
Thermal Creak Induced Dynamics of Space Structures
1995, SM
Transient Thermo-Structural Analysis of an Insulated Space Structure

Mallory, Gregory
2000, PhD
Development and Experimental Validation of Direct Controller Tuning for Spaceborne Telescopes

Saenz-Otero, Alvar
2000, SM
The SPHERES Satellite Formation Flight Testbed: Design and Initial Control
2005, PhD
Design Principles for the Development of Space Technology Maturation Laboratories Aboard the International Space Station

2001

Andringa, Jason
2001, SM
A System Study on how to Dispose of Small Satellites

Clawson, Alissa
2001, SM
Capturing the Impact of Model Error on Structural Dynamic Analyses During Design Evolution

de Weck, Olivier
2001, PhD
Multivariable Isoperformance Methodology for Precision Opto-Mechanical Systems
1999, SM
Integrated Modeling and Dynamics Simulation for the Next Generation Space Telescope

Elias, Laila
2004, PhD
Dynamics of Multi-Body Space Interferometers Including Reaction Wheel Gyroscopic Stiffening Effects: Structurally Connected and Electromagnetic Formation Flying Architectures
2001, SM
A Structurally Coupled Disturbance Analysis Method Using Dynamic Mass Measurement Techniques, with Application to Spacecraft-Reaction Wheel Systems

Lamassoure, Elisabeth
2001, SM
A Framework to Account for Flexibility in Modeling the Value of On-Orbit Servicing for Space Systems

Marais, Karen
2001, SM
The Development and Analysis of Scanned Pattern Interferometric Radar

McGuire, Thomas
2001, SM
Aero-Assisted Orbital Transfer Vehicles Utilizing Atmosphere Ingestion
2007, PhD
Improved Lifetimes and Synchronization Behavior in Multi-grid Inertial Electrostatic Confinement Fusion Devices

Merchant, Christopher
2001, SM
Active Noise Control Using Glow Discharge Plasma Panels

Reichbach, Jeffrey
2001, SM
Micropropulsion System Selection for Precision Formation Flying Satellites

Schweighart, Samuel
2001, SM
Development and Analysis of a High Fidelity Linearized J2 Model for Satellite Formation Flying
2005, PhD
Electromagnetic Formation Flight Dipole Solution Planning

Szabo, James
2001, PhD
Fully Kinetic Numerical Modeling of a Plasma Thruster

Thomas, Stephanie
2001, SM
Developing a Space Shuttle Experiment for Hall and Pulsed Plasma Thrusters

Uebelhart, Scott
2001, SM
Conditioning, Reduction, and Disturbance Analysis of Large Order Integrated Models for Space-Based Telescopes
2006, PhD
Non-Deterministic Design and Analysis of Parameterized Optical Structures during Conceptual Design

Velasquez, Luis
2001, SM
A Microfabricated Colloid Thruster Array
2004, PhD
The Design, Fabrication and Testing of Micro-fabricated Linear and Planar Electrospray Thruster Arrays

Wong, Jonathan
2001, SM
Implementation of Multi-Layer Active Structural-Acoustic Transmission Control

Yung, Jeremy
2001, PhD
Gain Scheduling for Geometrically Nonlinear Flexible Space Structures
2001, SM
Compensation Methodologies for Local Control using Strain Actuators and Sensors

2002

Bellingham, John
2002, SM
Coordination and Control of UAV Fleets using Mixed-Integer Linear Programming

Chen, Allen
2002, SM
Propulsion System Characterization for the SPHERES Formation Flight and Docking Testbed

Cheng, Shannon
2002, SM
Computational Modeling of a Hall Thruster Plasma Plume in a Vacuum Tank
2007, PhD
Modeling of Hall Thruster Lifetime and Erosion Mechanisms

Chung, Seung
2003, SM
A Decomposed Symbolic Approach to Reactive Planning
2008, PhD
Model-based Planning through Constraint and Causal Order Decomposition

Chung, Soon-Jo
2002, SM
Design, Implementation and Control of a Sparse Aperture Imaging Satellite
2007, PhD
Nonlinear Control and Synchronization of Multiple Lagrangian Systems with Application to Tethered Formation Flight Spacecraft

Enright, John
2002, PhD
A Flight Software Development and Simulation Framework for Advanced Space Systems
1999, SM
Investigation of Spacecraft Cluster Autonomy Through An Acoustic Imaging Interferometric Testbed

Henry, Melvin
2002, SM
Model-based Estimation of Probabilistic Hybrid Automata

Jilla, Cyrus
2002, PhD
A Multiobjective, Multidisciplinary Design Optimization Methodology for the Conceptual Design of Distributed Satellite Systems
1998, SM
Separated Spacecraft Interferometry - System Architecture Design and Optimization

Kenny, Sean
2002, PhD
Optimal Rejection of Nonstationary Narrowband Disturbances for Flexible Systems

Kimbrel, Scott
2002, SM
Optimization of Electric Propulsion Orbit Raising

Kong, Edmund
2002, PhD
Spacecraft Formation Flight Exploiting Potential Fields
1998, SM
Optimal Trajectories and Orbit Design for Separated Spacecraft Interferometry

Makins, Brian
2002, SM
Interferometer Architecture Trade Studies for the Terrestrial Planet Finder Mission

McConnell, Joshua
2002, SM
Technical and Policy Issues Surrounding the Use of Autonomous Maneuverable Earth Observing Satellites

Onishi, Tatsuo
2002, PhD
Numerical Study of Current Collection by an Orbiting Bare Tether
1998, SM
Electron Current Collection by a Positively Charged Tether Using a Particle-In-Cell Method

Pacros, Anne
2002, SM
Instruments Design and Testing for a Hall Thruster Plume Experiment on the Space Shuttle

Pohlman, Nicholas
2002, SM
Estimation and Control of a Multi-Vehicle Testbed Using GPS Doppler Sensing

Radcliffe, Andrew
2002, SM
A Real-Time Simulator for the SPHERES Formation Flying Satellites Testbed

Richards, Arthur
2002, SM
Trajectory Optimization using Mixed-Integer Linear Programming

Smith, Bryan
2002, SM
Definition, Expansion and Screening of Architectures for Planetary Exploration Class Nuclear Electric Propulsion and Power Systems

Smith, Matthew
2014, PhD
Model-Based Requirement Defi nition for Instrument Systems
2010, SM
Minimizing Actuator-Induced Residual Error in Active Space Telescope Primary Mirrors

Sou, Kin Cheon
2002, SM
Fast Time Domain Simulation for Large Order Hybrid Systems

Tillerson, Michael
2002, SM
Coordination and Control of Multiple Spacecraft using Convex Optimization Techniques

Van Eepoel, John
2002, SM
Achieving Real-time Mode Estimation through Offline Compilation

Wertz, Julie
2002, SM
Reliability and Productivity Modeling for the Optimization of Separated Spacecraft Interferometers
2005, PhD
Expected Productivity-Based Risk Analysis in Conceptual Design: With Application to the Terrestrial Planet Finder Interferometer Mission

2003

Azziz, Yassir
2003, SM
Instrument Development and Plasma Measurements on a 200-Watt Hall Thruster Plume
2007, PhD
Experimental and Theoretical Characterization of a Hall Thruster Plume

Chaize, Mathieu
2003, SM
Enhancing the Economics of Satellite Constellations via Staged Deployment and Orbital Reconfiguration

Chung, Seung
2003, SM
A Decomposed Symbolic Approach to Reactive Planning
2008, PhD
Model-based Planning through Constraint and Causal Order Decomposition

Chung, Soon-Jo
2002, SM
Design, Implementation and Control of a Sparse Aperture Imaging Satellite
2007, PhD
Nonlinear Control and Synchronization of Multiple Lagrangian Systems with Application to Tethered Formation Flight Spacecraft

de Blonk, Brett
2003, PhD
Optical-Level Structural Modelling of Membrane Mirrors for Spaceborne Telescopes

Ferguson, Philip
2003, SM
Distributed Estimation and Control Technologies for Formation Flying Spacecraft

Kuwata, Yoshiaki
2003, SM
Real-time Trajectory Design for Unmanned Aerial Vehicles using Receding Horizon Control

Liu, Kuo-Chia (Alice)
2003, PhD
Stochastic Performance Analysis and Staged Control System Designs for Space Based Interferometers

Lozano-Tovar, Paulo
2003, PhD
Studies on the Ion-Droplet Mixed Regime in Colloid Thrusters
1998, SM
Dynamic Models for Liquid Rocket Engines with Health Monitoring Application

Scialom, Uriel
2003, SM
Optimization of Satellite Constellation Reconfiguration

Warner, Noah
2003, SM
Performance Testing and Internal Probe Measurements of a High Specific Impulse Hall Thruster
2007, PhD
Theoretical and Experimental Investigation of Hall Thruster Miniaturization

Wehowsky, Andreas
2003, SM
Safe Distributed Coordination of Heterogeneous Robots through Dynamic Simple Temporal Networks

2004

Chang, Darren Datong
2004, SM
Quantifying Technology Infusion and Policy Impact on Low Earth Orbit Communication Satellite Constellations

Cohanim, Babak
2004, SM
Multiobjective Optimization of a Radio Telescope Array

Deux, Jean-Marie
2004, SM
Kinetic Modeling of Electrodynamic Space Tethers

Elias, Laila
2004, PhD
Dynamics of Multi-Body Space Interferometers Including Reaction Wheel Gyroscopic Stiffening Effects: Structurally Connected and Electromagnetic Formation Flying Architectures
2001, SM
A Structurally Coupled Disturbance Analysis Method Using Dynamic Mass Measurement Techniques, with Application to Spacecraft-Reaction Wheel Systems

Galabova, Kalina
2004, SM
Architecting a Family of Space Tugs based on Orbital Transfer Mission Scenarios

Howell, Deborah
2004, SM
Multi-Configuration Model Tuning for Precision Opto-Mechanical Systems
2007, PhD
Spatial Nyquist Fidelity Method for Structural Models of Opto-Mechanical Systems

Lamamy, Julien-Alexandre
2004, SM
Enhancing the science return of Mars missions via sample preparation, robotic surface exploration and in orbit fuel production
2007, PhD
Methods and Tools for the Formulation, Evaluation and Optimization of Rover Mission Concepts

Lobosco, David
2004, SM
Integrated Modeling of Optical Performance for the Terrestrial Planet Finder Structurally Connected Interferometer

Sullivan, Kay Ueda
2004, SM
PIC Simulation of SPT Hall Thrusters: High Power Operation and Wall Effects

Velasquez, Luis
2001, SM
A Microfabricated Colloid Thruster Array
2004, PhD
The Design, Fabrication and Testing of Micro-fabricated Linear and Planar Electrospray Thruster Arrays

Whiting, James
2004, SM
Orbital Transfer Trajectory Optimization

Woffinden, David
2004, SM
On-Orbit Satellite Inspection: Navigation and Delta V Analysis

2005

Bounova, Gergana
2005, SM
Graph-theoretical Considerations in the Design of Complex Engineering Systems for Robustness and Scalability
2005, SM
Graph-theoretical Considerations in the Design of Complex Engineering Systems for Robustness and Scalability

Carretero-Benignos, Jorge
2005, PhD
Numerical Simulation of a Single Emitter Colloid Thruster in Pure Droplet Cone-Jet Mode

Kwon, Daniel
2005, SM
Electromagnetic Formation Flight of Satellite Arrays
2009, PhD
Cryogenic Heat Pipe for Cooling High Temperature Superconductors with Application to Electromagnetic Formation Flight Satellites

Masterson, Rebecca
2005, PhD
Dynamic Tailoring and Tuning for Space-Based Precision Optical Structures
1999, SM
Development and Validation of Empirical and Analytical Reaction Wheel Disturbance Models

Nadir, Bill
2005, SM
Multidisciplinary Structural Design and Optimization for Performance, Cost, and Flexibility

Neave, Matthew
2005, SM
Dynamic and Thermal Control of an Electromagnetic Formation Flight Testbed

Nilchiani, Roshanak
2005, PhD
Measuring the Value of Space Systems Flexibility: A Comprehensive Six-element Framework

Pigeon, Tim
2005, SM
Studies of Plume Condensation Contamination upon Surfaces of the Terrestrial Planet Finder Spacecraft

Rodgers, Lennon
2005, SM
Concepts and Technology Development for the Autonomous Assembly and Reconfiguration of Modular Space Systems

Saenz-Otero, Alvar
2000, SM
The SPHERES Satellite Formation Flight Testbed: Design and Initial Control
2005, PhD
Design Principles for the Development of Space Technology Maturation Laboratories Aboard the International Space Station

Samuels, Ayanna
2005, SM
Assessing the Technical, Economic and Policy-centered Feasibility of a Proposed Satellite Communication System for the Developing World

Schweighart, Samuel
2001, SM
Development and Analysis of a High Fidelity Linearized J2 Model for Satellite Formation Flying
2005, PhD
Electromagnetic Formation Flight Dipole Solution Planning

Wertz, Julie
2002, SM
Reliability and Productivity Modeling for the Optimization of Separated Spacecraft Interferometers
2005, PhD
Expected Productivity-Based Risk Analysis in Conceptual Design: With Application to the Terrestrial Planet Finder Interferometer Mission

Zeineh, Christopher
2005, SM
Applications of an Electrostatic High-Voltage Tether to Radiation Belt Remediation

2006

Bairstow, Brian
2006, SM
Effectiveness of Integration of System-Level Optimization in Concurrent Engineering for Rocket Design

Huffman, Kara
2006, SM
Designing Star Trackers to Meet Micro-satellite Requirements

Kim, Philip
2000, SM
Model-based planning for coordinated air vehicle missions

Kim, Susan
2006, SM
Mission Design and Trajectory Analysis for Inspection of a Host Spacecraft by a Microsatellite

Kim, Yool
1998, PhD
Thermal Creak Induced Dynamics of Space Structures
1995, SM
Transient Thermo-Structural Analysis of an Insulated Space Structure

Lim, Ryan
2006, SM
Staged Attitude-Metrology Pointing Control and Parametric Integrated Modeling for Space-based Optical Systems

Siddiqi, Afreen
2006, PhD
Reconfigurability in Space Systems: Architecting Framework and Case Studies

Uebelhart, Scott
2001, SM
Conditioning, Reduction, and Disturbance Analysis of Large Order Integrated Models for Space-Based Telescopes
2006, PhD
Non-Deterministic Design and Analysis of Parameterized Optical Structures during Conceptual Design

York, Stephen
2006, SM
Engine Placement for Manned Descent at Mars Considering Single Engine Failures

2007

Ahsun, Umair
2007, PhD
Dynamics and Control of Electromagnetic Satellite Formations

Azziz, Yassir
2003, SM
Instrument Development and Plasma Measurements on a 200-Watt Hall Thruster Plume
2007, PhD
Experimental and Theoretical Characterization of a Hall Thruster Plume

Baldesarra, Mark
2007, SM
A Decision-Making Framework to Determine the Value of On-Orbit Servicing Compared to Replacement of Space Telescopes

Berkovitz, Dustin
2007, SM
System Characterization and Online Mass Property Identification of the SPHERES Formation Flight Testbed

Celik, Murat
2007, PhD
Experimental and Computational Studies of Electric Thruster Plasma Radiation Emission

Cheng, Shannon
2002, SM
Computational Modeling of a Hall Thruster Plasma Plume in a Vacuum Tank
2007, PhD
Modeling of Hall Thruster Lifetime and Erosion Mechanisms

Chung, Seung
2003, SM
A Decomposed Symbolic Approach to Reactive Planning
2008, PhD
Model-based Planning through Constraint and Causal Order Decomposition

Chung, Soon-Jo
2002, SM
Design, Implementation and Control of a Sparse Aperture Imaging Satellite
2007, PhD
Nonlinear Control and Synchronization of Multiple Lagrangian Systems with Application to Tethered Formation Flight Spacecraft

Cohan, Lucy
2007, SM
Integrated Modeling to Facilitate Control Architecture Design for Lightweight Space Telescopes
2010, PhD
Integrated Modeling and Design of Lightweight, Active Mirrors for Launch Survival and On-Orbit Performance

Deems, Elizabeth
2007, SM
Risk Management of Student-Run Small Satellite Programs

Dietrich, Carl
2007, PhD
Improving Particle Confinement in Inertial Electrostatic Fusion for Spacecraft Power and Propulsion

Fox, Justin
2007, PhD
Advances in Fully-Kinetic PIC Simulations of a Near-Vacuum Hall Thruster and Other Plasma Systems

Gassend, Blaise
2007, PhD
A Fully Microfabricated Two-Dimensional Electrospray Array with Applications to Space Propulsion

Hoff III, Nicholas
2007, SM
Design and Implementation of a Relative State Estimator for Docking and Formation Control of Modular Autonomous Spacecraft

Howell, Deborah
2004, SM
Multi-Configuration Model Tuning for Precision Opto-Mechanical Systems
2007, PhD
Spatial Nyquist Fidelity Method for Structural Models of Opto-Mechanical Systems

Huntington, Geoffrey
2007, PhD
Advancement and Analysis of a Gauss Pseudospectral Transcription for Optimal Control Problems

Jordan, Elizabeth
2007, SM
Design and Shape Control of Lightweight Mirrors for Dynamic Performance and Athermalization

Lamamy, Julien-Alexandre
2004, SM
Enhancing the science return of Mars missions via sample preparation, robotic surface exploration and in orbit fuel production
2007, PhD
Methods and Tools for the Formulation, Evaluation and Optimization of Rover Mission Concepts

McCloskey, Scott
2007, SM
Development of Legged, Wheeled, and Hybrid Rover Mobility Models to Facilitate Planetary Surface Exploration Mission Analysis

McGuire, Thomas
2001, SM
Aero-Assisted Orbital Transfer Vehicles Utilizing Atmosphere Ingestion
2007, PhD
Improved Lifetimes and Synchronization Behavior in Multi-grid Inertial Electrostatic Confinement Fusion Devices

Mohan, Swati
2007, SM
Reconfiguration Methods for On-orbit Servicing, Assembly, and Operations with Application to Space Telescopes
2010, PhD
Quantitative Selection and Design of Model Generation Architectures for On-Orbit Autonomous Assembly

Nolet, Simon
2007, PhD
Development of a Guidance, Navigation and Control Architecture and Validation Process Enabling Autonomous Docking to a Tumbling Satellite

Pucci, Justin
2007, SM
An Analysis of Energy Balance in a Helicon Plasma Source for Space Propulsion

Sakaguchi, Aya
2007, SM
Micro-Electromagnetic Formation Flight of Satellite Systems

Shull, Sarah
2007, SM
Integrated Modeling and Simulation of Lunar Exploration Campaign Logistics

Stewart, Andrzej
2007, SM
Design and Optimization of Lightweight Space Telescope Structures

Taylor, Christine
2007, PhD
Integrated Transportation System Design Optimization

Warner, Noah
2003, SM
Performance Testing and Internal Probe Measurements of a High Specific Impulse Hall Thruster
2007, PhD
Theoretical and Experimental Investigation of Hall Thruster Miniaturization

2008

Bogosian, Josef
2008, SM
Image Collection Optimization in the Design and Operation of Lightweight, Low Areal-Density Space Telescopes

Chung, Seung
2003, SM
A Decomposed Symbolic Approach to Reactive Planning
2008, PhD
Model-based Planning through Constraint and Causal Order Decomposition

Chung, Soon-Jo
2002, SM
Design, Implementation and Control of a Sparse Aperture Imaging Satellite
2007, PhD
Nonlinear Control and Synchronization of Multiple Lagrangian Systems with Application to Tethered Formation Flight Spacecraft

Courtney, Daniel
2008, SM
Development and Characterization of a Diverging CuspedField Thruster and a Lanthanum Hexaboride Hollow Cathode
2011, PhD
Ionic Liquid Ion Source Emitter Arrays Fabricated on Bulk Porous Substrates for Spacecraft Propulsion

Edwards, Christine
2008, SM
Proximity Operations of a Miniature Inspector Satellite Using Emulated Computer Vision

Fejzic, Amer
2008, SM
Development of Control and Autonomy Algorithms for Docking to Complex Tumbling Satellites

Gray, Thomas
2008, SM
Minimizing High Spatial Frequency Residual in Active Space Telescope Mirrors

Lee, Sang-il
2008, SM
Design and Implementation of the State Estimator for Trajectory Following of an Electromagnetic Formation Flight Testbed

Legge, Robert
2008, SM
Fabrication and Characterization of Porous Metal Emitters for Electrospray Applications
2014, PhD
Optimization and Valuation of Recon gurable Satellite Constellations Under Uncertainty

Myers, Rebecca
2008, SM
Potential For Tsunami Detection And Early-Warning Using Space-Based Passive Microwave Radiometry

Odegard, Ryan
2008, SM
Increased Confidence in Concept Design through Trade Space Exploration and Multiobjective Optimization

Panish, Robert
2008, SM
Vehicle Egomotion Estimation Using Computer Vision

White, Daniel
2008, SM
Power Balance in a Helicon Plasma Source for Space Propulsion

Zayas, Daniel
2008, SM
Electromagnetic Extraction and Annihilation of Antiprotons for Spacecraft Propulsion

2009

Azkarate, Martin
2009, SM
Optimal Formation Flight Control Using Coupled Inter-Spacecraft Dynamics

Bruccoleri, Alexander
2009, SM
The Design and Feasibility of a 10 mN Chemical Space Propulsion Thruster

Chepko, Ariane
2009, SM
Technology Selection and Architecture Optimization of In-Situ Resource Utilization Systems

Diaz-Aguillo, Marc
2009, SM
Optimal Interferometric Maneuvers for Distributed Telescopes

Katz, Jacob
2009, SM
Estimation and Control of Flexible Space Structures for Autonomous On-Orbit Assembly
2013, PhD
Achieving Broad Access to Satellite Control Research with Zero Robotics

Kwon, Daniel
2005, SM
Electromagnetic Formation Flight of Satellite Arrays
2009, PhD
Cryogenic Heat Pipe for Cooling High Temperature Superconductors with Application to Electromagnetic Formation Flight Satellites

Mandy, Christophe
2009, SM
Trajectory Design and Control for Formation Flying Spaceborne Interferometers

Takigushi, Yu
2009, SM
Emission of Whistler Waves from an Ionospheric Tether

Zorzos, Anthony
2009, SM
The Use of Ionic Liquid Ion Sources (ILIS) in FIB Applications

2010

Bailey, Zachary
2010, SM
A Trade Space Model for Robotic Lunar Exploration

Burke, Caley
2010, SM
Nutation in the Spinning SPHERES Spacecraft and Fluid Slosh

Cohan, Lucy
2007, SM
Integrated Modeling to Facilitate Control Architecture Design for Lightweight Space Telescopes
2010, PhD
Integrated Modeling and Design of Lightweight, Active Mirrors for Launch Survival and On-Orbit Performance

Field, John
2010, SM
Acquisition and Control of a Precision Formation Flying Mission

Mohan, Swati
2007, SM
Reconfiguration Methods for On-orbit Servicing, Assembly, and Operations with Application to Space Telescopes
2010, PhD
Quantitative Selection and Design of Model Generation Architectures for On-Orbit Autonomous Assembly

Pong, Christopher
2010, SM
Autonomous Thruster Failure Recovery for Underactuated Spacecraft
2014, PhD
High-Precision Pointing and Attitude Estimation and Control Algorithms for Hardware-Constrained Spacecraft

Ramirez, Jaime
2010, PhD
New Decentralized Algorithms for Spacecraft Formation Control Based on a Cyclic Approach

Richmond, John
2010, SM
Adaptive Thermal Modeling Architecture for Small Satellite Applications

Robinson, Joseph
2010, SM
An Integrated Evolutionary Model Approach to Small Satellite Engineering

Smith, Bryan
2002, SM
Definition, Expansion and Screening of Architectures for Planetary Exploration Class Nuclear Electric Propulsion and Power Systems

Smith, Matthew
2014, PhD
Model-Based Requirement Defi nition for Instrument Systems
2010, SM
Minimizing Actuator-Induced Residual Error in Active Space Telescope Primary Mirrors

Takahashi, Nanako
2010, SM
Molecular Dynamics Modeling of Ionic Liquids in Electrospray Propulsion

Tartler, Brett
2010, SM
Construction and Performance of an Inverted Pendulum Thrust Balance

Tsay, Michael
2010, PhD
Two-Dimensional Numerical Modeling of Radio-Frequency Ion Engine Discharge

Tweddle, Brent
2010, SM
Computer Vision Based Navigation for Spacecraft Proximity Operations
2013, PhD
Computer Vision-Based Localization and Mapping of an Unknown, Uncooperative and Spinning Target for Spacecraft Proximity Operations

2011

Corbin, Ben
2011, SM
Spectral Measurements of Hydrogen Lyman-alpha in the Atmospheres of Venus and Jupiter Using a Sounding Rocket and the Hubble Space Telescope

Courtney, Daniel
2008, SM
Development and Characterization of a Diverging CuspedField Thruster and a Lanthanum Hexaboride Hollow Cathode
2011, PhD
Ionic Liquid Ion Source Emitter Arrays Fabricated on Bulk Porous Substrates for Spacecraft Propulsion

de Soria-Santacruz Pich, Maria
2011, SM
Radiation of VLF/ELF Waves from a Magnetospheric Tether
, SM


Diaz, Pablo
2011, SM
Electrospray Emitters For Diffusion Vacuum Pumps

Do, Sydney
2011, SM
An Airbag-Based Impact Attenuation System for the Orion Crew Exploration Vehicle
2016, PhD
Towards Earth Independence- Tradespace Exploration of Long-Duration Crewed Mars Surface System Architectures

Fragnière, Benjamin
2011, SM
Advanced Staged Control Design for Stellar Interferometry with Experimental Results on SPHERES

Guerra Garcia, Carmen
2011, SM
High Voltage Repetitive Pulsed Nanosecond Dis- charges as a Selective Source of Reactive Species

Han, Christopher
2011, SM
Development of Modular Real-Time Software for the TALARIS Lunar Hopper Testbed

McCormack, Matthew
2011, SM
Trade Study and Application of Symbiotic Software and Hardware Fault-tolerance on a Microcontroller-based Avionics System

McLinko, Ryan
2011, SM
Conceptual Phase Structural Design Tool for Microsatellites

Nothnagel, Sarah
2011, SM
Development of a Cold Gas Propulsion System for the TALARIS Hopper

Sondecker, George
2011, SM
Identification and Evolution of Quantities of Interest for a Stochastic Process View of Complex Space System Development

Yue, Howard
2011, SM
Propulsive and Logistical Feasibility of Alternate Future Human-Robotic Mars Exploration Architectures

2012

Babuscia, Alessandra
2012, PhD
Statistical Risk Estimation for Communication System Design

Baker, Brittany
2012, SM
Reconfigurable Wheels: Re-Inventing the Wheel for the Next Generation of Planetary Rovers

Chiasson, Thomas
2012, SM
Modeling the Characteristics of Propulsion Systems Providing Less Than 10 N Thrust

Cunio, Philip
2012, SM
Tradespace Model for Planetary Surface Exploration Hopping Vehicles

Daspit, Ryan
2012, SM
Performance Characterization and Optimization of a Diverging Cusped Field Thruster with a Calibrated Counter-Weighted Millinewton Thrust Stand

Gettliffe, Gwendolyn
2012, SM
High-Temperature Superconductors as Electromagnetic Deployment and Support Structures in Spacecraft
2016, PhD
Stability Analysis of Electromagnetically Supported Large Space Structures

Gildea, Stephen
2012, PhD
Development of the Plasma Thruster Particle-in-Cell Simulator to Complement Empirical Studies of a Low-Power Cusped-Field Thruster

Knutson, Matthew
2012, SM
Fast Star Tracker Centroid Algorithm for High Performance CubeSat with Air Bearing Validation

Makowka, Konrad
2012, SM
Vision Based Navigation with an Experimental Satellite Testbed

Matlock, Taylor
2012, PhD
An Exploration of Prominent Cusped-Field Thruster Phenomena: The Hollow Conical Plume and Anode Current Bifurcation

Nag, Sreeja
2012, SM
Collaborative Competition for Crowdsourcing Spaceflight Software and STEM Education using SPHERES Zero Robotics
2015, PhD
Design and Evaluation of Distributed Spacecraft Missions for Multi-Angular Earth Observation

Paek, Sung Wook
2012, SM
Reconfigurable Satellite Constellations for Geo-spatially Adaptive Earth Observation Missions

Paek, Sung
2016, PhD
Asteroid Deflection Campaign Design Integrating Epistemic Uncertainty

Thai, Sonny
2012, SM
Collaborative Editor Environments for Player Programs

2013

Beerer, Ingrid
2013, SM
Modeling Dispersions In Initial Conditions For Air-Launched Rockets And Their Effect On Vehicle Performance

Bralower, Harrison
2013, SM
Mechanical Design, Calibration, and Environmental Protection of the REXIS DAM

Buck, Alexander
2013, SM
Path Planning and Position Control and of an Underactuated Electromagnetic Formation Flight Satellite System in the Near Field

Clements, Emily
2013, SM
Characterizating Uncertainty to Manage Risk in Spacecraft Development with Application to Structures and Mass

Eslinger, Gregory
2013, SM
Dynamic Programming Applied to Electromagnetic Satellite Actuation

Jyothindran,, Vishnu
2013, SM
A Vision Based Control System for Autonomous Rendezvous and Capture of a Mars Orbital Sample

Katz, Jacob
2009, SM
Estimation and Control of Flexible Space Structures for Autonomous On-Orbit Assembly
2013, PhD
Achieving Broad Access to Satellite Control Research with Zero Robotics

Lohmeyer, Whitney
2013, SM
Data Management of Geostationary Communications Satellite Telemetry and Correlation to Space Weather
2015, PhD
Space Radiation Environment Impacts on High Power Amplifiers and Solar Cells On-board Geostationary Communications Satellites

Marinan, Annie
2013, SM
From CubeSats to Constellations: Systems Design and Performance Analysis

Martinez-Perez, Carla
2013, SM
Characterization of Ionic Liquid Ion Sources for Focused Ion Beam Applications

Minier, Alain
2013, SM
Vision-based navigation for the inspection of a spinning spacecraft

Nicholas, Austin
2013, SM
Attitude and Formation Control Design and System Simulation for a Three-Satellite CubeSat Mission

Pang, Anthony
2013, SM
Development and Simulation of a Cylindrical Cusped-Field Thruster and a Diagnostics Tool for Plasma-Materials Interactions

Schmidt, Frank
2013, SM
Fault Tolerant Design Implementation on Radiation Hardened By Design SRAM-Based FPGAs

Stout, Kevin
2013, SM
Design Optimization of Thermal Paths in Spacecraft Systems
2015, PhD
Bayesian-based Simulation Model Validation for Spacecraft Thermal Systems

Tweddle, Brent
2010, SM
Computer Vision Based Navigation for Spacecraft Proximity Operations
2013, PhD
Computer Vision-Based Localization and Mapping of an Unknown, Uncooperative and Spinning Target for Spacecraft Proximity Operations

Wise, Evan
2013, SM
Design, Analysis, and Testing of a Precision Guidance, Navigation, and Control System for a Dual-Spinning Cubesat

2014

Alibay, Farah
2014, PhD
Evaluation of Multi-Vehicle Architectures for the Exploration of Planetary Bodies in the Solar System

Boulanger, Louis
2014, SM
Improvements to a Fully Kinetic Hall Thruster Simulation Code and Characterization of the Cylindrical Cusped Field Thruster

Brikner, Natalya
2014, PhD
On the Identification and Mitigation of Life-limiting Mechanisms of Ionic Liquid Ion Sources Envisaged for Propulsion of Microspacecraft

Chodas, Mark
2014, SM
Improving the Design Process of the REgolith X-Ray Imaging Spectrometer with Model-Based Systems Engineering

Dave, Pratik
2014, SM
Using a Co-located GNSS Radio Occultation Payload for Microwave Radiometer Calibration

Gracia March, Marina
2014, SM
Theoretical and experimental study of a collector satellite tethered system

Hansel, George
2014, SM
Power conversion and scaling for vanishingly small satellites with electric propulsion

Hayhurst, Dustin
2014, SM
Development and Implementation of the SPHERES-Slosh Experiment

Hicks, Fernando Mier
2014, SM
Characterization of a Magnetically Levitated Testbed for Electrospray Propulsion Systems

Jewison, Christopher
2014, SM
Reconfigurable Thruster Selection Algorithms for Aggregative Spacecraft Systems
2017, PhD
Guidance and Control for Multi-stage Rendezvous and Docking Operations in the Presence of Uncertainty

Legge, Robert
2008, SM
Fabrication and Characterization of Porous Metal Emitters for Electrospray Applications
2014, PhD
Optimization and Valuation of Recon gurable Satellite Constellations Under Uncertainty

McCarthy, Bryan
2014, SM
Flight Hardware Development for a Space-based Robotic Assembly and Servicing Testbed

Pong, Christopher
2010, SM
Autonomous Thruster Failure Recovery for Underactuated Spacecraft
2014, PhD
High-Precision Pointing and Attitude Estimation and Control Algorithms for Hardware-Constrained Spacecraft

Quadrino, Meghan
2014, SM
Testing the Attitude Determination and Control of a CubeSat with Hardware-in-the-Loop

Smith, Bryan
2002, SM
Definition, Expansion and Screening of Architectures for Planetary Exploration Class Nuclear Electric Propulsion and Power Systems

Smith, Matthew
2014, PhD
Model-Based Requirement Defi nition for Instrument Systems
2010, SM
Minimizing Actuator-Induced Residual Error in Active Space Telescope Primary Mirrors

Sternberg, David
2014, SM
Development of an Incremental and Iterative Risk Reduction Facility for Robotic Servicing and Assembly Missions
2017, PhD
Optimal Docking to Tumbling Objects with Uncertain Properties

Urbain, Gabriel
2014, SM
Calibration and Fusion of Stereoscopic and Time-of-Flight Cameras for Zero Gravity Targets Inspection

Whitlock, Caleb
2014, SM
Application of Ion Electrospray Propulsion to Lunar and Interplanetary Missions

2015

Alvisio, Bruno
2015, SM
Development and Validation of an Electromagnetic Formation Flight Simulation as a Platform for Control Algorithm Design

Carte, David
2015, SM
The REgolith X-ray Imaging Spectrometer Flight Model: Structural Design, Analysis, and Testing

Cataldo, Giuseppe
2015, PhD
Development of ultracompact, high-sensitivity, space-based instrumentation for far-infrared and submillimeter astronomy

Coffee, Thomas
2015, PhD
Validated Global Multiobjective Optimization of Trajectories in Nonlinear Dynamical Systems

Hilton, Andrew
2015, SM
A Performance-Driven Experiment Framework for Space Technology Development Using the International Space Station

Ho, Koki
2015, PhD
Dynamic Network Modeling for Spaceflight Logistics with Time-Expanded Networks

Jones, Michael
2015, SM
The Engineering Design of the REXIS Solar X-ray Monitor and Risk Management Considerations for Resource Constrained Payload Development

Kennedy, Andrew
2015, SM
Resource Optimization Algorithms for an Automated Coordinated CubeSat Constellation

Kingsbury, Ryan
2015, PhD
Optical Communications for Small Satellites

Lohmeyer, Whitney
2013, SM
Data Management of Geostationary Communications Satellite Telemetry and Correlation to Space Weather
2015, PhD
Space Radiation Environment Impacts on High Power Amplifiers and Solar Cells On-board Geostationary Communications Satellites

Miller, Duncan
2015, SM
Development of Resource-Constrained Sensors and Actuators for In-Space Satellite Docking and Servicing

Miller, Catherine
2015, SM
On the Stability of Complex Ions in Ionic Liquid Ion Sources

Mockelman, Jeffrey
2015, SM
Semi-Analytical Model of Ionization Oscillations in Hall Thrusters

Nag, Sreeja
2012, SM
Collaborative Competition for Crowdsourcing Spaceflight Software and STEM Education using SPHERES Zero Robotics
2015, PhD
Design and Evaluation of Distributed Spacecraft Missions for Multi-Angular Earth Observation

Nguyen, Tam
2015, SM
Laser Beacon Tracking for Free-space Optical Communication on Small-Satellite Platforms in Low-Earth Orbit
2015, SM
Laser Beacon Tracking for Free-space Optical Communication on Small-Satellite Platforms in Low-Earth Orbit

Riesing, Kathleen
2015, SM
Development of a Pointing, Acquisition, and Tracking System for a Nanosatellite Laser Communications Module

Schreiner, Samuel
2015, SM
Molten Regolith Electrolysis Reactor Modeling and Optimization of In-Situ Resource Utilization Systems

Sheerin, Todd
2015, SM
Design and Utility Assessment of Attitude Control Systems for EVA Task Performance

Steiner, Ted
2015, PhD
Utility-based Map Reduction for Ground and Flight Vehicle Navigation

Stout, Kevin
2013, SM
Design Optimization of Thermal Paths in Spacecraft Systems
2015, PhD
Bayesian-based Simulation Model Validation for Spacecraft Thermal Systems

2016

Bayley, Laura
2016, SM
Integration and Test of the REgolith X-ray Imaging Spectrometer and Recommendations for Low-Cost, High-Risk Spaceflight Programs

Brown, Julian
2016, SM
ROAD: Rapid Optical Asteroid Detection

Byrne, James
2016, SM
Resource-constrained Avionics Design for CubeSats

Carlton, Ashley
2016, SM
Fault Detection Algorithms for Spacecraft Monitoring and Environmental Sensing

Clark, James
2016, SM
Nonlinear Optics for Frequency-Doubling in Nanosatellite Laser Communications

Coffman, Chase
2016, PhD
Electrically-Assistated Evaporation of Charged Fluids: Fundamental Modeling and Studies on Ionic Liquids

Cordeiro, Timothy
2016, SM
Dynamic Instabilities Imparted by CubeSat Propulsion

Decker, Zachary
2016, SM
A Systems-Engineering Assessment of Multiple CubeSat Build Approaches

Do, Sydney
2011, SM
An Airbag-Based Impact Attenuation System for the Orion Crew Exploration Vehicle
2016, PhD
Towards Earth Independence- Tradespace Exploration of Long-Duration Crewed Mars Surface System Architectures

Gettliffe, Gwendolyn
2012, SM
High-Temperature Superconductors as Electromagnetic Deployment and Support Structures in Spacecraft
2016, PhD
Stability Analysis of Electromagnetically Supported Large Space Structures

James, Jillian
2016, SM
Development of a Verification and Validation Framework for Autonomous Soft-Docking of Spacecraft with Uncertain Dynamic Properties

Jivanescu, Iulia
2016, SM
Structure and Performance of Carbon Xerogel Molded Emitters for Micropropulsion Applications

Kay, Ewan
2016, SM
Numerical Models of Hall Thruster Ionization Oscillations

Marlow, Weston
2016, SM
Improving Attitude Determination and Control of Resource-constrained CubeSats Using Unscented Kalman Filtering

Masuyama, Kento
2016, PhD
Electrochemistry of Room Temperature Ionic Liquids with Applications to Electrospray Propulsion

McMenamin, Conor
2016, SM
Application of Bayesian-based Uncertainty and Global Sensitivity Analyses to Spacecraft Thermal Design

Paek, Sung Wook
2012, SM
Reconfigurable Satellite Constellations for Geo-spatially Adaptive Earth Observation Missions

Paek, Sung
2016, PhD
Asteroid Deflection Campaign Design Integrating Epistemic Uncertainty

Pasqual, Michael
2016, PhD
Experimental Study of Non-resolved Active Polarimetry for Space Surveillance

Schneider, Jonathan
2016, SM
A Pilot Study of Fatigue and Situation Awareness During Simulated Small Satellite Operations

Ward, Eric
2016, SM
A Socio-Technical Systems Analysis of Change Processes in the Design of Flagship Interplanetary Missions

2017

Jewison, Christopher
2014, SM
Reconfigurable Thruster Selection Algorithms for Aggregative Spacecraft Systems
2017, PhD
Guidance and Control for Multi-stage Rendezvous and Docking Operations in the Presence of Uncertainty

Mier-Hicks, Fernando
2017, PhD
Spacecraft Charging and Attitude Control Characterization of Electrospray Thrusters on a Magnetically Levitated Testbed

Sanchez, William
2017, SM
State Estimation of Cooperative Satellites for On-Orbit Assembly and Servicing of Spacecraft

Setterfield, Timothy
2017, PhD
On-Orbit Inspection of a Rotating Object Using a Moving Observer

Sternberg, David
2014, SM
Development of an Incremental and Iterative Risk Reduction Facility for Robotic Servicing and Assembly Missions
2017, PhD
Optimal Docking to Tumbling Objects with Uncertain Properties

Teran Espinoza, Antonio
2017, SM
Probabilistic and Learning Approaches through Concurrent Parameter Estimation and Adaptive Control for In-Space Robotic Assembly