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SURP in the News:

  • Grape disease detection from the final frontier
      Collaboration with: Cornell University

      Published: February 22, 2021 as part of a Goodfruit site article.

  • Lava‐Rise Plateaus and Inflation Pits in the McCartys Lava Flow Field, New Mexico: An Analog for Pāhoehoe‐Like Lava Flows on Planetary Surfaces
      Collaboration with: University of Arizona

      Published: April 27, 2020 as part of the AGU JGR Planets Book. Video about research can be seen here

  • Joint ASU-NASA project seems straight out of science fiction
      Collaboration with: Arizona State University

      Published: October 1, 2019 as part of an ASU Now Story

  • CUDA Framework for Linear Time-Invariant Control of Adaptive Optics Systems
      Collaboration with: UCLA

      Published: April 1, 2017 on Tech Briefs

  • SURP Publications:

  • "Using Remote Sensing and in situ Measurements for Efficient Mapping and Optimal Sampling of Coral Reefs" by Alberto Candela, Kevin Edelson, Michelle M. Gierach, David R. Thompson, Gail Woodward, David Wettergreen, Frontiers in Marine Science. 2021, DOI=10.3389/fmars.2021.689489.

  • "High-order resonant orbit manifold expansions for mission design in the planar circular restricted 3-body problem," by Bhanu Kumar, Rodney L. Anderson, Rafael de la Llave, Communications in Nonlinear Science and Numerical Simulation. Volume 97, 2021,

  • "Analytical model for starshade formation flying with applications to exoplanet direct imaging observation scheduling," by Gabriel J. Soto, Dmitry Savransky, Rhonda Morgan, J. Astron. Telesc. Instrum. Syst. 7(2), 021209 (2021), doi: 10.1117/1.JATIS.7.2.021209.

  • "Exploring Reinforcement Learning for Autonomous Delay Tolerant Network Management." by Garcia Buzzi, Pau, Daniel Selva, and Marc Sanchez Net. ASCEND 2020. 2020. 4007

  • "Autonomous Delay Tolerant Network Management Using Reinforcement Learning." by Garcia Buzzi, Pau, Daniel Selva, and Marc Sanchez Net. Journal of Aerospace Information Systems.

  • “BeaverCube: Coastal Imaging with VIS/LWIR CubeSats” by Paula do Vale Pereira, Madeline Garcia, Madeleine Schroeder, Humberto Caldelas, Charles Lindsay, et al., 2020 Small Satellite Conference, 2020.

  • “Maneuver Planning for Demonstration of a Low-Thrust Electric Propulsion System,” by Madeleine Schroeder, Christopher Womack, and Amelia Gagnon 2020 Small Satellite Conference, 2020.

  • “Open-Source Flight Computer Platform for CubeSats” by Charles Lindsay and Ethan Sit, 2020 Small Satellite Conference, 2020.

  • “In-situ Thermochemical Analysis of Hybrid Rocket Fuel Oxidation via Laser Absorption Tomography of CO, CO2, and H2O.” by Bendana, F. A., Sanders, I. C., Castillo, J. J., Hagström, C. G., Pineda, D. I., & Spearrin, R. M." (2020). Experiments in Fluids, 61(9), 190.

  • “Assessing oxidizer injector design via thermochemical imaging of PMMA combustion in a hybrid rocket motor geometry.” by Sanders, I. C., Bendana, F. A., Hagstrom, C., & Spearrin, R. M." (2020). (2020). In AIAA Propulsion and Energy 2020 Forum.

  • "Applying tipping point theory to remote sensing science to improve early warning drought signals for food security." by Krishnamurthy R, P. K., Fisher, J. B., Schimel, D. S., & Kareiva, P. M. (2020).Earth's Future, 8, e2019EF001456.

  • "Parameterizing the Search Space of Starshade Fuel Costs for Optimal Observation Schedules." by: Gabriel J. Soto, Dmitry Savransky, Daniel Garrett, and Christian Delacroix. Journal of Guidance, Control, and Dynamics, accepted 2019. doi10.2514/1.G003747

  • "Diode Laser Ignition Mechanism for Hybrid Propulsion Systems." by David Dyrda, Veronika Korneyeva, Brian J. Cantwell. AIAA Propulsion and Energy 2019 Forum, AIAA 2019-3833, 2019.

  • “Adaptive control for the IOS adaptive optics system” by: Jonathan Tesch, Tuan Truong, Lewis C. Roberts Jr., Steve Gibson. In Unconventional and Indirect Imaging, Image Reconstruction, and Wavefront Sensing 2019 (Vol. 11135, p. 1113509). International Society for Optics and Photonics.

  • “Thermochemical structure of a hybrid rocket reaction layer based on laser absorption tomography.” by Bendana, F. A., Castillo, J. J., Hagström, C. G., & Spearrin, R. M." (2019). In AIAA Propulsion and Energy 2019 Forum.

  • "Toward Generalized Change Detection on Planetary Surfaces with Convolutional Autoencoders and Transfer Learning." by Hannah R. Kerner, Kiri L. Wagstaff, Brian D. Bue, Patrick C. Gray, James F. Bell III, and Heni Ben Amor. Journal of Selected topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing, ,vol. 12, issue 10, p. 3900-3918, 2019.

  • “High-Order Resonant Orbit Manifold Expansions for Mission Design in the Planar Circular Restricted 3-Body Problem,” by Kumar, B., R. L. Anderson, and R. de la Llave,. 70th International Astronautical Congress, IAC–19–C1.4.9x51517, International Astronautical Federation, Washington, D.C., October, 2019.

  • “Fusing State-Space and Data-Driven Strategies for Computational Shock Response Prediction” by Patrick T. Brewick, Mohamed Abdelbarr, Armen Derkevorkian, Ali R. Kolaini, Sami F. Masri and Jin-Song Pei., AIAA Journal, 2018.

  • “Highly selective ultraviolet aluminum plasmonic filters on silicon.” by Morsy, A.M., Povinelli, M.L. and Hennessy, J.,Optics Express, 26(18), pp.22650-22657 (2018).

  • “Optimal Starshade Observation Scheduling” by: Soto, G., Keithly, D., Garrett, D., Delacroix, C., Savransky, D. (2018) Proceedings of the SPIE Space Telescopes and Instrumentation 2018: Optical, Infrared, and Millimeter Wave; doi: 10.1117/12.2311771.

  • “On-sky demonstration of optimal control for adaptive optics at Palomar Observatory” by: Jonathan Tesch, Tuan Truong, Rick Burruss, and Steve Gibson. Optics Letters Vol. 40, Issue 7, pp. 1575-1578 (2015)