Integrated Systems, Inc. (ISI) Santa
Clara, CA, 1988-1998.
- MSTI Spacecraft Attitude Control Design: Attitude
control engineer for 3 spacecraft over a span of 7 years. Flight code project
manager for MSTI3. Responsible for attitude control design, coding, testing,
integration, documentation, and post-launch operation.
Automotive Power Steering Control:
Developed a classical, lag-compensation control algorithm and a real-time
hardware-in-the-loop simulation for a prototype system at GM/Saginaw.
- KKV Control Simulation: Simulated and verified control
system design for a prototype Kinetic Kill Vehicle.
Lockheed Missiles and Space Co., Sunnyvale, CA, 1982-1988
- Spacecraft Attitude Determination: Designed and
simulated a Kalman Filter attitude determination algorithm based on gyrocompassing.
- Hubble Space Telescope: Simulated a Sun-pointing
DeAnza Community College, Cupertino, CA, 1984.
- Instructor: Taught "Introduction to Control
"Modeling and Control of a Variable-Length
AUV," Rob McEwen and Knut Streitlien. Unmanned Untethered Submersible
Technology (UUST) Conference, 27 August 2001, University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH.
"MSTI3 Star Tracker Attitude Determination and
Estimation Algorithm," John Farazian, Rob McEwen, and Rick Todd. AIAA Guidance and
Control Conference, 29 July 1996, San Diego.
"MSTI3 Attitude Control Software Development
Using Automatic Code Generation," F. Tubb, R. McEwen, J. Farazian, A. Waddell. AIAA
Small Satellite Conference, 29 Aug 1994, Utah State University, Logan UT.
"Spacecraft Attitude Control Software Development
Using Automatic Code Generation Technologies," F. Tubb and R. McEwen. 2nd ESA
International Conference on Guidance, Navigation and Control Systems, 12 Apr, 1994.
"Overview of the Miniature Sensor Technology
Integration Attitude Control System," R. McEwen. AAS Conference on Guidance and
Control, 2 Feb 1993, Keystone CO. Also presented at the Flight Mechanics/Estimation Theory
Symposium, 17 May 1994, Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt MD.
- "Quadratic Weight Adjustment for the Enhancement of Feedback
Properties," R. McEwen and D. Looze. IEEE JACC Conference Proceedings, April 1981.