SMALL SATELLITE PROGRAM
Members of the USUsat Team
Program Management
Dr. Charles Swenson is a Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering. He is interested in space engineering and plasma physics. He works closely with other investigators at the Space Dynamics Laboratory on designing instrumentation for spacecrafts and small satellites to measure various atmospheric phenomena. He is currently the Principal Investigator for the Small Satellite Program.
Matthew Carney is a graduate student in electrical engineering.  He has interest in spacecraft communications and systems engineering.  He worked with the Small Satellite program for more than 3 years and is now the Program Manager for TOROID. Matthew is currently investigating communcation system design.  
Jared Clements is a Masters student in the Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Department. His research is an exploration of the modular capabilities of the USUsat platform. He performed the thermal analysis on USUsat II and TOROID and is currently the Thermal Lead and a systems engineer for the Small Satellite Program.
Jared Crace is a Concurrent Masters student in the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department. His research focuses on real time systems. He currently is the Software lead and a systems engineer for the Small Satellite Program.
Structure
Quentin Alldrege is a Masters student in the Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Department. He currently is the Structure lead for the Small Satellite Program.
Jonathan Howell is a Sophomore in the Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Department.
David Walk is a Junior in the Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Department.
Josh Soelberg is a Junior in the Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Department.
Ryan Smith is a graduate student in the Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Department.
Cormac McCarthy is a Junior in the Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Department.
Command and Data Handling
Manohar Kashyap is a Masters student in the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department. His research focuses on real time systems and VLSI. He currently is the C&DH lead for TOROID.
Taylor Hoenes is a Senior in the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department. He has served as the C&DH lead and is currently involved with and internship at Hill AFB.
Software
Jared Crace is a Concurrent Masters student in the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department. His research focuses on real time systems. He currently is the Software lead and a systems engineer for the Small Satellite Program.
Paul Rodriguez is a Junior in the Elecrical and Computer Engineering Department.
Communications
Matthew Carney is a graduate student in electrical engineering.  He has interest in spacecraft communications and systems engineering.  He worked with the Small Satellite program for more than 3 years and is now the Program Manager for TOROID. Matthew is currently investigating communcation system design.  
Andrew Moss is a Junior in the Elecrical and Computer Engineering Department.
Jonathan Haws is a Junior in the Elecrical and Computer Engineering Department.
Blair Leonard is a Junior in the Elecrical and Computer Engineering Department.
Ground Station
Nate Crookston is a Senior in the Elecrical and Computer Engineering Department. He is currently the lead for the Ground Stationn, as well as the IT manager for the Small Satellite Program.
Karl Burk is a Senior in the Elecrical and Computer Engineering Department.
Electrical Power System
Joshua Daley is a Junior in the Elecrical and Computer Engineering Department. He is currently the Power Lead.
Ground Support Equipment
Richard Wilson is a Junior in the Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Department. He is currently the lead for the Ground Support Equipment.
Attitude Determination and Control
Scott Jensen is a Masters Student in the Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Department. His research focuses on dynamics and controls. He currently is the lead for the Attitude Control and Determination System.
Urmila Prakash is an electrical engineering student in the Master's program at USU. She specializes in Controls Systems.
Mechanism
Dan Swenson is concurrent masters student in the Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering departement. His research interests inlcude mechanism design and cryogenic properties of composite materials. Dan is the Mechanism lead on TOROID.
Thermal
Jared Clements is a Masters student in the Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Department. His research is an exploration of the modular capabilities of the USUsat platform. He performed the thermal analysis on USUsat II and is currently the Thermal Lead and a systems engineer for the Small Satellite Program.
Science
John Salmon is a graduate student in electrical engineering at USU. His interests include optical and space systems engineering. He is currently investigating the optics design of the TOROID science instrument.
Travis Moesser is a concurrent masters student in the Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Department. His area of research is dynamics and controls. He is currently working on the mechanical design of the TOROID instrument.
Previous Members
Philip Jones graduated with his Bachelor of Science degree is Electrical Engineering in May 2005 from Utah State University. He has worked for Iomega and is currently studying in South Korea. He worked on the C&DH design for USUsat II.
Pranay Gupta graduated with a Master of Science degree in Electrical Engineering in 2005 from Utah State University. Pranay worked on the EPS for USUSat II.
Joël Quincieu graduated with a Masters of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from Utah State University in 2005. He currently works for ATK in Brigham City, UT. He has worked in Europe and US for several corporate such as Demaurex Robotique Switzerland on the Delta Robot and Medtronic Europe in the pacemakers manufacturing. He also worked for Parker Hanifin as a manufacturing engineer in their aircraft commercial division in Ogden, Utah. He was the program manager of the USUsat II program.
Josh George graduate with a Masters of Science in Mechanical Engineering from the concurrent Masters program at USU in 2006. He is currently working with the Center for Advanced Satellite Manufacturing, researching the utility of ultrasonic consolidation in satellite fabrication. He has created all of the graphic design elements and web pages for the Small Satellite Program. He was the structure lead for TOROID.
Joe Graham graduated with a Bachelors of Science degree in Computer Engineering from Utah State University in 2006. He is currently working with Wind River Systems in Alameda, CA. Joe was the software lead for USUSat II and TOROID.
Amy Hazen is an electrical engineering student at USU and is currently a Senior.. She is NASA certified, throught the Space Dynamics Lab, for hand soldering and wiring.
Ratnesh Muchhal graduated with a Masters of Engineering degree from Utah State University in 2006. He is currently employed at Intel. He was the power lead on TOROID.
Jon Nielsen is a Senior at Utah State University. Jon was the C&DH lead.
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