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Rainville, Nicholas G Instructor


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research overview

  • Embedded system design for small satellites and distributed instruments. Signals of Opportunity remote sensing, including GNSS remote sensing. Software Radar development and operation.



courses taught

  • ASEN 1320 - Aerospace Computing and Engineering Applications
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2021 / Fall 2021
    Uses problems and tools from Engineering. Teaches techniques for writing computer programs in higher level programming languages to solve problems of interest in Engineering and other domains. Appropriate for students with little or no prior experience in programming.
  • ASEN 3300 - Aerospace Electronics and Communications
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2019 / Spring 2020
    Provides the fundamentals of electronics and communications widely used in aerospace engineering. Includes analog instrumentation electronics, data acquisition, digital electronics and radio communication.
  • ASEN 5018 - Graduate Projects II
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2019 / Spring 2020 / Fall 2020 / Spring 2021 / Fall 2021
  • ASEN 6028 - Graduate Projects II
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2019 / Spring 2020 / Fall 2020 / Spring 2021 / Fall 2021
    Exposes MS and PhD students to leadership positions in project management and systems engineering while working a complex aerospace engineering project as part of a project team. The project team may perform some or all of the following project activities during this second semester of the two-semester course sequence: requirements definition, design and design review, build, test, and verification. Recommended prerequisite: ASEN 4138 or ASEN 5148 or ASEN 5018 or ASEN 5158 or instructor consent required.


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