MSAE Project & Thesis Reports: 2016

Spring 2016

Jesus Ricardo Zatarain Amezquita
Propulsion systems for nanosatellites
Advisor: Marcus Murbach, NASA Ames RC

Sean Fritz
Optimal trajectory determination and mission design for asteroid / deep space exploration via multi-bodu gravity assist maneuvers
Advisor: Dr. Kamran Turkoglu

Brian Graham

Matt Miller

Jose Mojica
CFD Analysis of a Passive Deorbit Device

Jimmy Rico
Arduino Based Low- Cost Experimental Unmanned Aerial Flight Systems for Attitude Determination in Autonomous Flights
Advisor: Dr. Kamran Turkoglu

Thomas Shu

Matthew Smith
Design of a long-range, hydrogen-powered transport aircraft
Advisor: Dr. Nikos J. Mourtos

Eric Wahl
Non-linear receding horizon control based real-time guidance ad control methodologies for launch vehicles
Advisor: Dr. Kamran Turkoglu

Kevin Young
Conceptual design of a fixed-wing crop dusting unmanned aerial vehicle
Advisor: Dr. Nikos J. Mourtos

Fall 2016 

Daniel Aguilar

Gustavo Moreno

Davon Mukhar

Phuong Nguyen

Thomas Palma

Daniel Piombo

Anirudh Rajeswar 

Arturo Villasenior 

Johnson Zhen