Ph.D in Aerospace Engineering, Karunya Institute of Technology and Sciences, Tamil Nadu, India.
2014 – 2018 (Expected to graduate in December 2018)
Mastère spécialisé in Space Systems Engineering, l’Institut Supérieur de l'Aéronautique et de l'Espace (ISAE), Toulouse, France.
Graduated in September 2012
Short Course on Probe Science Instrumentation,
9th International Planetary Probe Workshop, ISAE, Toulouse, France, 16-17 June 2012.
Master of Science (M.S) in Aerospace Engineering, University of Southern California (USC), Los Angeles, CA, USA.
Graduated in December 2010
Satellite Tool Kit Fundamentals Training, Analytical Graphics Inc, Long Beach, CA, USA, 3 November 2009.
Bachelor of Engineering (B.E) in Computer Science and Engineering, PSG College of Technology, Anna University, Tamil Nadu, India.
Graduated in May 2008
Astrodynamics Researcher (November 2018 – Present)
AgniKul Cosmos Private Limited, Indian Institute of Technology Madras, India
Visiting Researcher (April 2018 – September 2018)
Institute for Computational Engineering and Sciences, The University of Texas at Austin, USA
Funded by Advanced Sciences and Technology Research in Astronautics (ASTRIA).
Senior Research Fellow (August 2016 – August 2017)
Karunya University, India
Working on optimal re-entry time estimation of space debris using regularized orbit propagation theory. Funded by Science and Engineering Research Board (SERB), Department of Science and Technology (DST), Government of India. Project ending in August 2017.
Visiting Research Student (June 2015 – July 2015)
Asher Space Research Institute, Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, Israel
Worked on developing efficient onboard orbit propagator algorithm for small satellite systems. Funded by Technion through European Research Council FADER Project.
Junior Research Fellow (August 2014 – July 2016)
Karunya University, India
Worked on development of regularized orbit propagation theories for Earth orbiters. Funded by SERB – DST, Govt. of India.
Stagiaire (Engineering Intern) (April 2012 – September 2012)
Le Centre National d’Etudes Spatiales (CNES), France
Developed an interplanetary trajectory analysis tool in Scilab for CELESTLAB and analyzed a mission to asteroid Apophis.
Grader (January 2010 – May 2010)
University of Southern California, USA
Assisted the professor in designing the undergraduate course (Astronautics and Space Environment – I), held office hours and discussion sessions and graded assignments and tests.
Student Worker (October 2008 – May 2010)
Pertusati USC Bookstore, USA
Software: Scilab, Maxima, Mathematica, Matlab, AGI, Adobe Photoshop, MS Office;
Programming: Fortran77, Python; Environments: Windows, Ubuntu Linux, Mac OSx;
Native of Tamil, Fluent in English, Beginner in French
AWARDS AND GRANTS:
COSPAR travel grant (2018)
Best Poster Award – Colloquium on Research Practices (2017, Karunya University, India)
SERB Senior Research Fellowship (2016 – current, Karunya University, India)
COSPAR travel grant (2016) – Assembly cancelled due to force majeure in Turkey
SERB Junior Research Fellowship (2014 – 2016, Karunya University, India)
Associate member – Committee on Space Research (COSPAR)
Student member – American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA)
Student member – American Astronautical Society (AAS)
Sellamuthu H., and Sharma R.K., Hybrid orbit propagator for small spacecraft using Kustaanheimo-Stiefel elements, Journal of Spacecraft and Rockets, Vol. 55, No. 5, pp. 1282 – 1288, 2018. DOI: 10.2514/1.A34076
Sellamuthu H., and Sharma R.K., Orbit theory with lunar perturbation in terms of Kustaanheimo-Stiefel regular elements, Journal of Guidance, Control, and Dynamics, Vol. 40, No. 5, pp. 1272 – 1277, 2017. DOI: 10.2514/1.G002342
Conference proceedings, abstracts, and posters
Sellamuthu H., Arumugam S., and Sharma R.K., “Sun gravity-assist to trans-lunar injection orbits,” Accepted for presentation at the 63rd Congress of the Indian Society for Theoretical and Applied Mechanics, December 20 – 23, 2018, Bangalore, India.
Sellamuthu H., and Sharma R.K., “Optimal re-entry time prediction of resident space objects from highly elliptical orbits,” Paper presented at the 42nd COSPAR Scientific Assembly, July 14 – July 22, 2018, Pasadena, California, USA.
Sellamuthu H., and Sharma R.K., “On-board orbit propagator using Kustaanheimo-Stiefel elements for Mars micro orbiters,” Poster presented at the 3rd International Workshop on Instrumentation for Planetary Missions, October 24 – 27, 2016, Pasadena, CA, USA, Paper #4004.
Sellamuthu H., and Sharma R.K., “Orbital theory in terms of KS elements with luni-solar perturbations,” Accepted for presentation at the 41st COSPAR Scientific Assembly, July 30 – August 7, 2016, Istanbul, Turkey. (Assembly cancelled due to force majeure in Turkey).
Sellamuthu H., and Sharma R.K., “Development of software for satellite orbit prediction with luni-solar gravity perturbation in terms of KS elements,” Presented at the International Conference on Celestial Mechanics and Dynamical Astronomy, December 14 – 18, 2015, Hyderabad, India.
Sellamuthu H., Jeevi A.A., and Sharma R.K., “Orbit predictions of high eccentricity satellite orbits with luni-solar effects using KS elements,” Proceedings of the 66th International Astronautical Congress, IAC, 7, pp. 5582 – 5589, October 12 – 16, 2015, Jerusalem, Israel, Paper # IAC-15,C1,4,11,x28734.
Sellamuthu H., and Sharma R.K., “Analytical theory using KS elements for orbit prediction with solar gravitation perturbation,” Presented at the 59th Congress of the Indian Society for Theoretical and Applied Mechanics, December 16 – 20, 2014, Bangalore, India.
Sellamuthu H., Interplanetary Trajectory Analysis and Mission to Apophis, Mastère spécialisé Thesis, September 2012, CNES/ISAE, Toulouse, France.
Bentata S., Cáceres X., Casamayor V., Girault S., Millot L., Sellamuthu H., Sepúlveda J.C., and Tanguy S., PEEP-HOLE Ground Segment, Integrated Team Project Report, March 2012, ISAE, Toulouse, France.
Sellamuthu H., Balakrishnan S., Biju A.D., Ali H., Fingerprint Authentication for Mobile Phones Using Bio-Applets, B.E Thesis, April 2008, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, PSG College of Technology, Anna University, Coimbatore, India.
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