Events archive (2016 Onwards)

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ZARM Drop Tower
Lecture Theatre M18, Northern Mezzanine Level (on external stairs), Chemical Sciences Building (Building F10), UNSW Kensington
Thursday, 23 February 2017 - 1:00pm

This talk will give a short introduction to ZARM with its 140m droptower used for microgravity experiments. We will present recent works in the area of satellite propagation and micro satellites. In particular we will discuss the role of the modelling of non-gravitational forces influencing...Read more

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Lecture Theatre M18, Northern Mezzanine Level (on external stairs), Chemical Sciences Building (Building F10), UNSW Kensington
Thursday, 16 February 2017 - 1:00pm

In this seminar the following topics will be discussed:

  1. Development of two new UKF based estimation algorithms called the Single Propagation Unscented Kalman Filter (SPUKF) and the Extrapolated Single Propagation Unscented Kalman Filter (ESPUKF) which require only single sigma point
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Dr Moeness Amin
Lecture Theatre M18, Northern Mezzanine Level (on external stairs), Chemical Sciences Building (Building F10), UNSW Kensington
Thursday, 9 February 2017 - 1:00pm

Dr Moeness Amin
Director, Center for Advanced Communications
Villanova University, USA

Radar has proven to be an effective tool for urban sensing and through wall imaging. Now, the radar technology is moving towards indoor...Read more

Assortment of GPS jammers
Seminar Room G3, Electrical Engineering Building (map G17), UNSW Kensington
Wednesday, 2 November 2016 - 1:00pm

With the increasing use of global navigation satellite systems (GNSS) in myriad applications, ensuring the integrity of the GNSS signals has become of paramount importance. However, the low received power level makes the GNSS signals vulnerable to either unintentional or intentional (jamming)...Read more

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Seminar Room G3, Electrical Engineering Building (map G17), UNSW Kensington
Wednesday, 9 November 2016 - 1:00pm

Fusion, the process that powers the sun and the stars, offers a solution to the world's long-term energy needs: providing large scale energy production with zero greenhouse gas emissions, short-lived radio-active waste compared to conventional nuclear fission cycles, and a virtually limitless...Read more

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Seminar Room G3, Electrical Engineering Building (map G17), UNSW Kensington
Wednesday, 5 October 2016 - 3:30pm

BLUEsat is proud to present the BLUEtongue 2.0 Rover for the European Rover Challenge 2016! 

The team has made a lot of improvements this year, and there is still more to come. This presentation will give a summary of the upgrades the team made on last...Read more

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Colombo Theatre C (underneath Colombo House, close to Gate 4, High St)
Wednesday, 14 September 2016 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm

American, Russian, Chinese, Japanese and European Astronauts all walk into a Cave...

No punchline: that's an actual European Space Agency mission, completed this year underground in Italy! Andrea will present updates from the European Astronaut Centre (EAC) including post...Read more

UNSW EC0 CubeSat
Seminar Room G3, Electrical Engineering Building (map G17), UNSW Kensington
Wednesday, 21 September 2016 - 1:00pm

This presentation gives an overview of the attitude determination and control system (ADCS) of the EC0 cubesat due to launch in December this year as part of the QB50 mission. EC0's ADCS system comprises UNSW developed hardware and software as well as commercial off the shelf hardware which has...Read more

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Seminar Room G3, Electrical Engineering Building (map G17), UNSW Kensington
Wednesday, 12 October 2016 - 1:00pm

Moving near an asteroid is dangerous, especially when you don't want to break your half billion dollar spacecraft. Using a swarm of small and cheap nanosats removes the pressure of keeping a single spacecraft operating nominally, but they don't have the same capabilities. This talk will cover...Read more

Arunkumar Rathinam
Seminar Room G3, Electrical Engineering Building (map G17), UNSW Kensington
Wednesday, 31 August 2016 - 1:00pm

This presentation gives a brief overview on Multi-GNSS services for missions operating between MEO and GEO altitudes. Terrestrial and space-borne receivers at low altitude (up to 3000 km) enjoy seamlessly available GNSS services. However, receivers at higher altitudes operating between Medium...Read more

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