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SURP Year-End Presentations - 2020 Research Conference

Arizona State University

Title Team Presentation
JPL University PDF PPT
Enhancing JPL’s Mission Science Planning & Data Discovery Capabilities with Machine Learning Kiri L. Wagstaff (PI)
James M. Mcauley (Co-PI)
Paul Horton
Heni Ben Amor
James Bell, III
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Low Density Invar Scott N. Roberts (PI)
Kumar Ankit
Nikhelesh Chawla
Justin Whetten
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TeraCube: A Cubesat Terahertz Spectrometer for Earth and Planetary Remote Sensing Jose Vicente Siles Perez (PI)
Adrian J. Tang (Co-PI)
Christopher Groppi
Cassandra Whitton
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Carnegie Mellon University

Title Team Presentation
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Automated Mapping and Planning to Improve Assessment of Coral Reef Health Michelle M. Gierach (PI)
Gail M. Woodward (Co-PI)
David R. Thompson (Co-PI)
David Wettergreen
Alberto Candela
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Adaptive Optics for Enhanced Laser Control in Powder Bed Additive Manufacturing Scott N. Roberts (PI)
John B. Steeves (Co-PI)
Anthony Rollett
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Cornell University

Title Team Presentation
JPL University PDF PPT
Development of a 2D Circulation Model for Rapid Exploration of Exoplanet Atmospheres Tiffany Kataria (PI)
Carmen Boening (Co-PI)
Nikole Lewis
Lisa Kaltenegger
Alice Nadeau
Ekaterina Landgren
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Resolving the diurnal cycle of Solar-Induced Chlorophyll Fluorescence (SIF) from stomate to landscape. Nicholas C. Parazoo (PI)
Jiaming Wen
Ying Sun
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Stretchable Optical Lightguides for Sensing Deformation During Parachute Deployment Jason Rabinovitch (PI)
Huiju Park
Robert Shepherd
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Advanced Simulation and Modeling for Direct Imaging Exoplanet Missions Rhonda M. Morgan (PI)
Dmitry Savransky
Gabriel Soto
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Georgia Institute of Technology

Title Team Presentation
JPL University PDF PPT
Quantifying the role of climate variability in driving the recent acceleration of Earth’s fastest glacier Helene L. Seroussi (PI)
Alexander Robel
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HYPERVELOCITY CAPTURE AND ANALYSIS OF SIMULATED PLUME MATERIALS OF ENCELADUS Isik Kanik (PI)
Bryana L. Henderson (Co-PI)
Steven M. Jones (Co-PI)
Amanda Stockton
Thomas Orlando
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An Investigation into Inter-Satellite Ranging Techniques and Applications for Nanosatellite Platforms Eric D. Gustafson (PI)
Brian Gunter
Byron Davis
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Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Title Team Presentation
JPL University PDF PPT
Concurrent Engineering & Lifecycle Product Development: Research Opportunities for the Next Generation of Space Systems Engineers David C. Sternberg (PI)
Jennifer L. Maxwell (Co-PI)
James P. Chase (Co-PI)
Sydney Do (Co-PI)
Farah Alibay (Co-PI)
Kerri Cahoy
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Accelerating MCMC to Operational Speeds Amy J. Braverman (PI)
Vijay Natraj (Co-PI)
Jonathan M. Hobbs (Co-PI)
David R. Thompson (Co-PI)
Youssef Marzouk
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Quantifying the Effect of Dust on Solar Energy Generation in Burkina Faso Olga Kalashnikova (PI)
Michael J. Garay (Co-PI)
Alyssa M. Deardorff (Co-PI)
Stewart Isaacs
Danielle Wood
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Orbit determination via image simulation and processing for Exoplanet Direct Imaging Missions Rhonda M. Morgan (PI)
Kerri Cahoy
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Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Title Team Presentation
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Analysis of Hybrid Rocket Combustion Efficiency based on Laser Spectroscopy Ashley C. Karp (PI)
Elizabeth Jens (Co-PI)
Mitchell Spearrin
Fabio Bendana
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Princeton University

Title Team Presentation
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Control of Hall Thruster Oscillations by External Voltage Modulations Vernon H. Chaplin (PI)
Jacob Simmonds
Yevgeny Raitses
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Stanford University

Title Team Presentation
JPL University PDF PPT
Investigation of Hybrid Rocket Laser Ignition Ronald T. Reeve (PI)
Ashley C. Karp (Co-PI)
Brian Cantwell
David Dyrda
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Online Model Predictive Control for Under-Actuated Robotic Aerial Platforms Luis Phillipe C. Tosi (PI)
Jacob Izraelevitz (Co-PI)
Matthew Gildner (Co-PI)
Zac Manchester
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Texas A&M University

Title Team Presentation
JPL University PDF PPT
Development of a Cognitive Delay Tolerant Network Node Marc Sanchez Net (PI)
Scott C. Burleigh (Co-PI)
Daniel Selva
Pau Garcia Buzzi
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Linking the Texas Water Observatory with ECOSTRESS Kerry-Anne Cawse-Nicholson (PI)
Binayak Mohanty
Dhruva Kathuria
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Autonomous Deep Space Navigation using Intersatellite Optical Measurements Stefano Campagnola (PI)
Timothy P. McElrath (Co-PI)
Shyamkumar Bhaskaran (Co-PI)
Eric D. Gustafson (Co-PI)
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Scattering of a particle with internal structure from a single slit in microgravity Jason R. Williams (PI)
David C. Aveline (Co-PI)
Wolfgang Schleich
Marlan Scully
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Hardware-in-the-Loop Testbeds for Robust Landing Navigation Systems Sarah U. Stevens (PI)
Nikolas Trawny (Co-PI)
Alejandro M. San Martin (Co-PI)
Tejas P. Kulkarni (Co-PI)
Eli D. Skulsky (Co-PI)
Anup B. Katake (Co-PI)
Manoranjan Majji
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University of Arizona

Title Team Presentation
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Alternative Methods for Acceleration of Wavefront Control Computation for Large Space Telescopes Eric J. Cady (PI)
Ewan Douglas
Kerri Cahoy
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Pattern to Process: Flood Basalt Emplacement Parameters and their Cross-Sectional Morphologies Laura A. Kerber (PI)
Christopher Hamilton
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Eppur Si Muove: defining the next generation of cosmological missions Eric M. Huff (PI)
Elisabeth Krause
Pranjal Singh
Hung-Jin Huang
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University of California, Los Angeles

Title Team Presentation
JPL University PDF PPT
Drought tipping points: can satellite remote sensing provide improved early warning signals for food and water security? Joshua B. Fisher (PI)
Peter Kareiva
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Aeolian processes on Mars: hypothesis testing with experiments and remote sensing Kathryn M. Stack Morgan (PI)
Abigail A. Fraeman (Co-PI)
Mackenzie Day
Jonathan Sneed
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Building a New Planet Formation Model for Characterizing Habitable Rocky Planets Yasuhiro Hasegawa (PI)
Brad Hansen
Tze Yeung (Mathew) Yu
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Enhanced Broadband Multi-Beam Luneburg-Like Metamaterial Lens Antenna Richard E. Hodges (PI)
Yahya Rahmat-Samii
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University of Colorado, Boulder

Title Team Presentation
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Investigating Lunar Caves with Diviner Thermal Infrared Data and Numerical Models Catherine M. Elder (PI)
Paul Hayne
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A new phase in GNSS-R: using coherent phase measurements to estimate surface parameters Rashmi Shah (PI)
Y. Jade Morton
Ian Collett
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University of Michigan

Title Team Presentation
JPL University PDF PPT
Monolithic High-Performance Infrared Detectors on Silicon Substrates for Integrated Photonics Sarath D. Gunapala (PI)
Alexander Soibel (Co-PI)
Pallab Bhattacharya
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Enabling Mars Radio Occultation by Smallsats Chi O. Ao (PI)
David M. Kass (Co-PI)
David Sweeney
Stephen Bougher
Nilton Renno
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Hall Thruster Stability at Low Power and High Specific Impulse Richard R. Hofer (PI)
Benjamin Jorns
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Analog to digital converter for a phasemeter Pekka P. Kangaslahti (PI)
Michael Flynn
Matthew Belz
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Michigan’s Miniature Tether Electrodynamics Experiment II CubeSat Mission Vritika Singh (PI)
Bruno M. Quadrelli (Co-PI)
Brian Gilchrist
Darren McKague
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University of Southern California

Title Team Presentation
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Direct Back-End Integration of III-V Single Crystalline Materials in CMOS via Growth for Active Integrated Photonic Components and 3-D Integrated Sensing Technologies Harold F. Greer (PI)
Sarath D. Gunapala (Co-PI)
Daniel C. Masters (Co-PI)
Alexander Soibel (Co-PI)
Rehan Kapadia
Daniel Dapkus
Debarghya Sarkar
Hyun Uk Chae
Khaled Ahmed
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Extremely high-energy density batteries using fluoride-ion insertion William C. West (PI)
Brent Melot
Nicholas Bashian
JoAnna Milam-Geurrero
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SWARMS Adarsh Rajguru (PI)
Bruno M. Quadrelli (Co-PI)
David Barnhart
Glenn Lightsey
Paul Scowen
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University of Texas at Austin

Title Team Presentation
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New science capability in GRACE-like gravity missions with onboard gradiometers Sheng-Wey Chiow (PI)
Nan Yu (Co-PI)
Srinivas Bettadpur
Mitchell Rosen
Furun Wang
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Ice Penitente Modeling for Icy Worlds Surfaces Daniel F. Berisford (PI)
Kevin P. Hand (Co-PI)
Takuro Daimaru (Co-PI)
David Goldstein
Phillip Varghese
Laurence Trafton
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University of Wisconsin

Title Team Presentation
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Remote VSWIR Imaging spectroscopy for Global Discovery and Conservation Science David R. Thompson (PI)
Charles E. Miller (Co-PI)
Philip Townsend
Gregory Asner
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