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     Date Submitted:19-04-2012
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     Current job:Research Assistant
     Employment Term:Permanent
     Job location:Anywhere
     Date available:within 2 months
     Industry:Satellite Operators, , , Consulting/Engineering Services
     KeywordsKalman Filter, Simulation, Numerical Modeling, CFD, Estimation, Navigation
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    RESEARCH INTEREST

    • Spacecraft and Vehicle Navigation via Wireless Local Positioning System (WLPS)
    • Data Assimilation for measurement history matching
    • Photovoltaic System Maximum Power Point Tracking
    • Endoscopy capsule tracking

    EDUCATION

    Michigan Technological University

    PhD Candidate, May 2012

    Mechanical Engineering - Engineering Mechanics

    Advisors: Dr. Ossama Abdelkhalik, Mechanical Engineering Department

        Dr. Seyed A. (Reza) Zekavat, Electrical Engineering Department

     

    University at Buffalo, State University of New York

    Master of Science, Aerospace Engineering, Sept. 2007. GPA: 3.63/4.0

    Advisors: Dr. John L. Crassidis, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Department

     

    University at Buffalo, State University of New York

    Bachelor of Science, Aerospace Engineering, June 2005. GPA: 3.46/4.0

    JOURNAL PUBLICATIONS

    1. Shu Ting Goh, Ossama Abdelkhalik and Seyed A. (Reza) Zekavat, “Spacecraft Formation Orbit Estimation using WLPS-based Localization”, International Journal of Navigation and Observation, vol. 2011, Article ID 654057, 12 pages, 2011. doi:10.1155/2011/654057.
    2. Shu Ting Goh, Ossama Abdelkhalik and Seyed A. (Reza) Zekavat, “Constraint Estimation of Spacecraft Positions”, Journal of Guidance, Control, and Dynamics, Vol. 35, No. 2, 2012.
    3. Shu Ting Goh, Ossama Abdelkhalik and Seyed A. (Reza) Zekavat, “Implementation of Differential Geometric Filter for Spacecraft Formation Orbit Estimation”, International Journal of Aerospace Engineering, vol. 2012, Article ID 910496, 13 pages, 2012. doi:10.1155/2012/910496.
    4. Shu Ting Goh, Ossama Abdelkhalik and Seyed A. (Reza) Zekavat, “A Weighted Measurement Fusion Kalman Filter Implementation for UAV Navigation”, Aerospace Science and Technology, (under review).
    5. Ahmed Kadry, Shu Ting Goh, Ossama Abdelkhalik, Shehab Ahmed and Ahmed Massoud, “Iterated Unscented Kalman Filter-Based Maximum Power Point Tracking for Photovoltaic Applications”, IEEE Transactions on Sustainable Energy, (under review).

    CONFERENCE PROCEEDING PUBLICATIONS

    1. Shu Ting Goh, Ossama Abdelkhalik and Seyed A. (Reza) Zekavat, “Spacecraft Constellation Orbit Estimation via a Novel Wireless Positioning System” AAS/AIAA Winter Conference, AAS 09-116, Feb 2009, Savannah, Georgia.
    2. Shu Ting Goh, Ossama Abdelkhalik and Seyed A. (Reza) Zekavat, “Differential Geometric Estimation for Spacecraft Formation Orbits via a Cooperative Wireless Positioning” IEEE Aerospace Conference, IEEEAC 1644, March 2010, Big Sky, Montana.
    3. Shu Ting Goh, Chris E. Passerello and Ossama Abdelkhalik, “Spacecraft Relative Attitude Determination” IEEE Aerospace Conference, IEEEAC 1654, March 2010, Big Sky, Montana.
    4. Seyed A. (Reza) Zekavat, Ossama Abdelkhalik, Shu Ting Goh, and, Daniel R. Fuhrmann, “A novel space-based solar power collection via LEO satellite networks: Orbital management via wireless local positioning systems” IEEE Aerospace Conference, IEEEAC 1645, March 2010, Big Sky, Montana.
    5. Shu Ting Goh, Seyed A. (Reza) Zekavat and Ossama Abdelkhalik, “Space-Based Wireless Solar Power transfer via a network of LEO satellites: Doppler Effect Analysis” IEEE Aerospace Conference, March 2012, Big Sky, Montana.

    TEACHING EXPERIENCE

    Michigan Technological University

    Fall 2012 MEEM 4705/5704 Introduction to Robotics and Mechatronics,Teaching Assistant

    Spring 2011 MEEM 2500 Integrated Design and Manufacturing,Teaching Assistant

    Fall 2010 MEEM 2500 Integrated Design and Manufacturing,Teaching Assistant

    MASTER’S THESIS

    Thesis title: Unscented Kalman Filtering for Relative Attitude and Position Estimation

    KEY SKILLS

    Expertise: Kalman Filter, Particle Filter, Data Assimilation, State Estimation, Data Fusion

    Text processing: Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, LaTex

    Programming: Matlab, C/C++ Language, Adept V+ Language, Labview

    LANGUAGES

    English, Mandarin, Malay, Cantonese, Hokkien

    HONORSCLUB/SOCIETY

    American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) Student Member

    American Astronautical Society (AAS) Student Member

     

    Golden Key Club member

    Sigma Gamma Tau member

    Tau Beta Pi, Ny Nu Chapter member.

    OTHERS

    Assistant Director of Wireless Positioning Labhttp://www.ece.mtu.edu/ee/faculty/rezaz/wlps/index.html

    REFERENCES

    1. Dr. Ossama Abdelkhalik, ooabdelk(at)mtu.edu

    Assistant Professor of MechanicalEngineering, Michigan Technological University

    1. Dr. Seyed A. Zekavat, rezaz(at)mtu.edu

    Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering, Michigan Technological University

    1. Dr. Chris  E. Passerello, cepass(at)mtu.edu

    Professor of MechanicalEngineering, Michigan Technological University



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