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  • Khashayar Kotobi, Philip B. Mainwaring, Conrad S Tucker and Sven G Bilen, 2015, "Data-Throughput Enhancement Using Data Mining-Informed Cognitive Radio", Electronics, 4, (2), pp. 221-238
  • Sven G. Bilén, S. Sitamraju and M. J. Janik, 2014, "Software-Defined Radio: A New Paradigm for Integrated Curriculum Delivery", IEEE Communications Magazine, 52, (5), pp. 184-193
  • T. R. Brubaker, Sven G Bilen and S. D. Knecht, 2014, "A Microwave Microgap Plasma Source for Use in a Plasma Line System"
  • Ill Bell, C, Iversion, Brian E. Gilchrist, Jesse K. McTernan and Sven G Bilen, 2014, "Analyzing Miniature Electrodynamic Tether Propulsion Capabilities and the Interaction with the Low Earth Orbit-Plasma Environment"
  • Sven G Bilen, Khashayar Kotobi and Conrad S. Tucker, 2014, "Data Mining-Informed Cognitive Radio Networks"
  • Christopher L. Hassa, David B. Spencer and Sven G Bilen, 2014, "Drag Coefficient Estimation Using Satellite Attitude and Orbit Data"
  • Sven G Bilen, Les Johnson, Brian E. Gilchrist, Robert P. Hoyt, Craig H. Elder, Keith P. Fuhrhop, Michael P. Scadera and Nobie H. Stone, 2014, "Implementation Options for the PROPEL Electrodynamic Tether Demonstration Mission"
  • Todd Bodnar, Conrad Tucker, Kenneth Hopkinson and Sven G Bilen, 2014, "Increasing the Veracity of Event Detection on Social Media Networks Through User Trust Modeling"
  • Nikhil Shashtri, Alexandria Western, Abhishek Cauligi, Roshan Radhakrishnan, Bret Bronner, Rupak Karnik, Siju Varushese, Brian E. Gilchrist, Jesse K. McTernan and Sven G Bilen, 2014, "Investigating the Feasibility and Mission Enabling Potential of Miniaturized Electrodynamic Tethers for Femtosatellites and Other Ultra-small Satellites"
  • Jesse K. McTernan, Timothy R. Brubaker and Sven G Bilen, 2014, "The Pulsed Langmuir Probe Technique to Mitigate Contamination Effects on Small Spacecraft"
  • Okhtay Azarmanesh and Sven G Bilen, 2013, "I-Q diagram utilization in a novel modulation classification technique for cognitive radio applications", EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking
  • Rachel Dzombak, Chanakya Mehta, Khanjan Mehta and Sven G Bilen, 2013, "The Relevance of Systems Thinking in the Quest for Multifinal Social Enterprises", Systemic Practice and Action Research
  • Brian E. Gilchrist, Linda Habash Krause, Dennis Lee Gallagher, Sven G Bilen, Keith Fuhrhop, Walt R. Hoegy, Rohini Inderesan, Charles Johnson, Jerry Keith Owens, Joseph Powers, Nestor Voronka and Scott Williams, 2013, "Tethered Satellites as an Enabling Platform for Operational Space Weather Monitoring Systems"
  • Sven G Bilen, Sridhar Anandakrishnan, Peter Burkett, Aaron Fleishman and Julio Urbina, 2013, "Design and Implementation of a Wireless Sensor Network of GPS-Enabled Seismic Sensors for the Study of Glaciers and Ice Sheets"
  • A. Weinert, P. Erickson, H. Reis, P. Breimyer, T. Hackett, M. Samperi, J. Huff, C. Parra, E. Stoekl, P. Zunditsch, R. Morris, I. Iakimenko, E. Petschauer and Sven G Bilen, 2013, "Enabling Communications in Disadvantaged Environments: An Airborne Remote Communication (ARC) Platform"
  • Rachel Dzombak, Chanakya Mehta, Khanjan Mehta and Sven G Bilen, 2013, "The Praxis of Systems Thinking for Concurrent Design Space and Business Strategy Exploration", IEEE 2013 Global Humanitarian Technology Conference
  • Jesse K. McTernan and Sven G Bilen, 2013, "Electrodynamic Tether Systems on Small-Scale Spacecraft Using Dual-Purpose Materials for the Plasma-Spacecraft Interface", AIAA SPACE 2013 Conference and Exposition
  • Iverson C. Bell, Kyle A. Hagen, Vritika Singh, Steven L. McCarty, James W. Cutler, Brian E. Gilchrist, Jesse K. McTernan and Sven G Bilen, 2013, "Investigating Miniature Electrodynamic Tethers and Interaction with the Low Earth Orbit Plasma", AIAA SPACE 2013 Conference and Exposition
  • Iverson Bell, Brian Gilchrist, David Liaw, Vritika Singh, Kyle A. Hagen, Chen Lu, James W. Cutler, Sven G Bilen and Jesse K. McTernan, 2013, "Investigating the Feasibility and Mission Enabling Potential of Miniaturized Electrodynamic Tethers for Femtosatellites and Other Ultra-small Satellites", 27th Annual AIAA/USU Conference on Small Satellites
  • J.K. McTernan, T.R. Brubaker and Sven G Bilen, 2013, "Indium tin oxide coverings on solar panels for plasma-spacecraft connection", 2013 IEEE 39th Photovoltaic Specialists Conference (PVSC)
  • Robert P. Hoyt, C. Les Johnson, Bruce M. Wiegmann, Leslie Alexander, Craig H. Elder, Keith P. Fuhrhop, Michael Scardera, Abel Girma, Brian E. Gilchrist, Sven G Bilen and Nobie Stone, 2013, "PROPEL-TUG: Design of an Electrodynamic Tether Tug Demonstration", JANNAF JPM/MSS/LPS/SPS Meeting
  • Jesse McTernan and Sven G Bilen, 2013, "The Plasma-Spacecraft Interface on Small-Scale Spacecraft with Implications for Electrodynamic Tether Systems"
  • Iverson C. Bell, Kyle A. Hagen, Vritika Singh, Steven L. McCarty, James W. Cutler, Brian E. Gilchrist, Jesse K. McTernan and Sven G Bilen, 2013, "Investigating Miniature Electrodynamic Tethers and Interaction with the Low Earth Orbit Plasma"
  • Andrew J. Weinert, Paul Breimyer, Steven M. Devore, Joshua M. Miller, Greg S. Brulo, R. Scott Teal, David Zhang, Allen T. Kummer and Sven G Bilen, 2012, "Providing Communication Capabilities During Disaster Response: Airborne Remote Communication (ARC) Platform"
  • Iverson Bell, Brian Gilchrist, Sven G Bilen and Jesse K. McTernan, 2012, "Investigating the Use of Miniaturized Electrodynamic Tethers to Enhance the Capabilities of Femtosatellites and other Ultra-small Satellites"
  • Shabnam Sodagari, Alireza Attar, Victor C. M. Leung and Sven G Bilen, 2012, "Combating channel eviction triggering denial-of-service attacks in cognitive radio networks", Transactions on Emerging Telecommunications Technologies, 23, (5), pp. 454-465
  • Joanna F. DeFranco, Kathryn W. Jablokow, Sven G Bilen and Andras Gordon, 2012, "The Impact of Cognitive Style on Concept Mapping: Visualizing Variations in the Structure of Ideas", 2012 ASEE Annual Conference
  • Jesse K. McTernan and Sven G Bilen, 2012, "System for Measuring Current-Voltage Characteristics of Collectors and Emitters for Small-Scale Electrodynamic Tether Systems"
  • Iveson C. Bell, David Liaw III, Brian E. Gilchrist, Sven G Bilen, Jesse K. McTernan, Robert P. Hoyt and Nestor R. Voronka, 2012, "The Potential of Miniature Electrodynamic Tethers to Enhance Capabilities of Femtosatellites"
  • Brian Gilchrist, Sven G Bilen, Rob Hoyt, Nobie Stone, Jason Vaughn, Keith Fuhrhop, George Khazanov, Linda Krause and Les Johnson, 2012, "The PROPEL Electrodynamic Tether Mission and Connecting to the Ionosphere"
  • Sven G Bilen, C. Les Johnson, Bruce M. Wiegmann, Leslie Alexander, Brian E. Gilchrist, Robert P. Hoyt, Craig H. Elder, Keith P. Fuhrhop, Michael Scadera and Nobie Stone, 2012, "The PROPEL Electrodynamic Tether Demonstration Mission"
  • Jesse K. McTernan, Sven G Bilen, Iverson C. Bell III and Brian E. Gilchrist, 2012, "Current Collection to and Plasma Interaction with Femtosatellite- and CubeSat-Scale Electrodynamic Tether Subsystems"
  • Thomas J. Tyson, Erik J. Davidson, Eric N. Koski and Sven G Bilen, 2012, "An Automated Design Assistant for Software-Defined Radio Design"
  • Shabnam Sodagari and Sven G Bilen, 2011, "On cost-sharing mechanisms in cognitive radio networks", European Transactions on Telecommunications, 22, (8), pp. 515-521
  • Erica E. Capalungan, Michael M. Micci and Sven G Bilen, 2011, "The Design and Development of a 30-GHz Microwave Electrothermal Thruster"
  • Daniel P. Lubey, Sven G Bilen, Michael M. Micci and Pierre-Yves Taunay, 2011, "Design of the Miniature Microwave-Frequency Ion Thruster"
  • Sven G Bilen, Jesse K. McTernan, Brian E. Gilchrist, Iverson C. Bell, Robert P. Hoyt and Nestor R. Voronka, 2011, "Harnessing the 'Orbital Battery' for Propulsion via Energy-Harvesting Electrodynamic Tethers"
  • Iverson C. Bell, Brian E. Gilchrist, Jesse K. McTernan, Sven G Bilen, Robert P. Hoyt, Nestor R. Voronka and Mason A. Peck, 2011, "The Potential of Miniature Electrodynamic Tethers to Enhance Capabilities of Femtosatellites"
  • Jesse K. McTernan and Sven G Bilen, 2011, "Development of a Modeling Capability for Energy Harvesting Modules in Electrodynamic Tether Systems"
  • Iverson C. Bell III, Brian E. Gilchrist, Jesse K. McTernan, Sven G Bilen, Robert P. Hoyt, Nestor R. Voronka and Mason A. Peck, 2011, "Enabling Ultra-small Sensor Spacecraft for the Space Environment using Small-Scale Electrodynamic Tethers"
  • J. K. McTernan, Sven G Bilen, I. C. Bell, B. E. Gilchrist, R. P. Hoyt and N. R. Voronka, 2011, "Energy Harvesting on Spacecraft using Electrodynamic Tethers"
  • James Nemes, Kristen S. Hochstedt, Mary Lynn Brannon, Elizabeth C. Kisenwether, Robert M. Capuro and Sven G Bilen, 2011, "SE Capstone: Introduction of Systems Engineering into an Undergraduate Multidisciplinary Capstone Course", 2011 ASEE Annual Conference
  • Okhtay Azarmanesh and Sven G Bilen, 2011, "Novel Modulation Classification Technique for Multi-Carrier and Single-Carrier Signals in Cognitive Radio Applications"
  • P. W. A. Roming, Sven G Bilen, D. N. Burrows, A. D. Falcone, D. B. Fox, T. L. Herter, J. A. Kennea, M. L. McConnell and J. A. Nousek, 2011, "Joint Astrophysics Nascent Universe Satellite: Utilizing GRBs as High Redshift Probes", Conference on GRBs as Probes: From the Progenitor's Environment to the High Redshift Universe
  • Andras Gordon, Kathryn W. Jablokow and Sven G Bilen, 2011, "Bringing the Systems Approach to Introductory Engineering Design", 2011 Middle Atlantic Regional Conference
  • Christopher N. Davis, Peter Y. Peterson and Sven G Bilen, 2011, "Hypersonic or Re-Entry Plasma Communication"
  • Allen T. Kummer, Erik D. Weir, Trey J. Morris, Corey W. Friedenberger, Aseem Singh, Robert M. Capuro, Sven G Bilen, Johnny Fu, Gregory T. Swanson and David B. Hash, 2011, "Testing of a Wireless Sensor System for Instrumented Thermal Protection Systems"
  • Christopher N. Davis, Peter Y. Peterson and Sven G Bilen, 2011, "Communication through Hypersonic or Re-Entry Plasmas"
  • Allen T. Kummer and Sven G Bilen, 2011, "The Role of Suborbital Flights for Education and Technology Development within Penn State's Student Space Programs Laboratory"
  • A. R. Aramyan, G. R. Aramyan, K. P. Haroyan, G. A. Galechyan, A. A. Vardanyan, G. A. Danielyan, H. B. Nersisyan and Sven G Bilen, 2011, "A Study of Acoustic Waves Generated by the Shock Wave of an Antihail Gun", Acoustical Physics, 57, (3), pp. 426-430
  • G. A. Lehmacher, T. D. Scott, M. F. Larsen, Sven G Bilen, C. L. Croskey, J. D. Mitchell, M. Rapp, F.-J. Lübken and R. L. Collins, 2011, "The Turbopause experiment: atmospheric stability and turbulent structure spanning the turbopause altitude", Ann. Geophys., 29, pp. 2327-2339
  • S. Sodagari, A. Attar and Sven G Bilen, 2011, "On a Truthful Mechanism for Expiring Spectrum Sharing in Cognitive Radio Networks", IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications, 29, (4), pp. 856-865
  • Shabnam Sodagari, Alireza Attar, Victor C. M. Leung and Sven G Bilen, 2010, "Denial of Service Attacks in Cognitive Radio Networks Through Channel Eviction Triggering", IEEE Global Communications Conference
  • Shabnam Sodagari, Alireza Attar, Victor C. M. Leung and Sven G Bilen, 2010, "Time-Optimized and Truthful Dynamic Spectrum Rental Mechanism", 72nd IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference Fall (VTC 2010-Fall)
  • Sven G Bilen and Brian E. Gilchrist, 2010, "Arc Suppression Coatings for Spacecraft Cabling and Electrodynamic Tether Applications"
  • Sven G Bilen, Jesse K. McTernan, Brian E. Gilchrist, Iverson Bell, Nestor R. Voronka and Robert P. Hoyt, 2010, "Energy Harvesting Electrodynamic Tethers"
  • Brian E. Gilchrist, Iverson Bell, Sven G Bilen, Jesse K. McTernan, Nestor R. Voronka and Robert P. Hoyt, 2010, "Electrodynamic Tethers for ChipSats and Nanospacecrafts"
  • Adam C. Escobar and Sven G Bilen, 2010, "A Langmuir Probe Instrument for Small Spacecraft for Research in the Terrestrial Ionosphere"
  • Daniel E. Clemens, Michael M. Micci, Sven G Bilen, Jeffrey R. Hopkins, Jacob H. Blum, Christopher A. DeForce and Silvio G. Chianese, 2010, "Evaluation and Optimization of an 8-GHz Microwave Electrothermal Thruster", pp. AIAA 2010-6520
  • Gerald Lehmacher, Miguel Larsen, Richard Collins, Sven G Bilen, Charles Croskey, John Mitchell, Franz-Josef Luebken and Markus Rapp, 2010, "Simultaneous observations of density fluctuations, trimethyl aluminum trail diffusion, wind shears and gravity waves in the Turbopause region"
  • Charles Camarda, Sven G Bilen, Olivier de Weck, Jeannette Yen and Jack Matson, 2010, "Innovative conceptual engineering design -- A template to teach innovative problem solving of complex multidisciplinary design problems", 2010 ASEE Annual Conference
  • Sven G Bilen and Okhtay Azarmenesh, 2010, "Experiences with student-developed software-defined radios in the Smart Radio Challenge", 2010 ASEE Annual Conference
  • Renee Stepler, Steve Garguilo, Khanjan Mehta and Sven G Bilen, 2010, "Applying systems thinking for realizing the mission of technology-based social ventures in Africa", 2010 ASEE Annual Conference
  • Shabnam Sodagari, Alireza Attar and Sven G Bilen, 2010, "Strategies to achieve truthful spectrum auctions for cognitive radio networks based on mechanism design", 2010 IEEE International Dynamic Spectrum Access Networks (DySPAN) Symposium
  • Kenneth W. Jenkins and Sven G Bilen, 2010, "EEREU @ Penn State: Research Toward Applications"
  • Collin Brady, Jim Coyne, Sven G Bilen, Liz Kisenwether, Garry Miller, Robert P. Mueller and Kris Zacny, 2010, "Feasibility Study of Commercial Markets for New Sample Acquisition Devices", pp. AIAA-2010-8704
  • Shabnam Sodagari and Sven G Bilen, 2010, "Power-Optimized Cooperative Spectrum Sensing in Cognitive Radio Networks using Bandit Processes", Military Communications Conference
  • Okhtay Azarmanesh, Pradyumna Desale, Christopher Gardner and Sven G Bilen, 2010, "Feature extraction methods on a novel modulation classification technique for cognitive radio applications"
  • Sven G Bilen, Jesse K. McTernan, Brian E. Gilchrist, Iverson C. Bell, Nestor R. Voronka and Robert P. Hoyt, 2010, "Electrodynamic Tethers for Energy Harvesting and Propulsion on Space Platforms", pp. AIAA-2010-8844
  • D. N. Burrows, P. W. A. Roming, D. B. Fox, T. L. Herter, A. Falcone, Sven G Bilen, J. A. Nousek and J. A. Kennea, 2010, "JANUS: Exploring the High Redshift Universe", SPIE Astronomical Telescopes and Instrumentation Conference
  • Sven G Bilen, Pavol Pribula, Allen T. Kummer, Adam C. Escobar, Julio V. Urbina, Paul A. Bernhardt, Michael T. Rietveld, Michael J. Kosch and Sixto A. Gonzalez, 2009, "The OSIRIS CubeSat Mission: A System of Satellites for Investigating the Response of the Stimulated Ionosphere"
  • Sven G Bilen and Brian E. Gilchrist, 2009, "Arc Suppression Coatings for Electrodynamic Tethers and Spacecraft Cabling"
  • Jacob H. Blum, Jeffrey R. Hopkins, Michael M. Micci and Sven G Bilen, 2009, "Evaluation and optimization of an 8-GHz Microwave Electrothermal Thruster", pp. IEPC-2009-201
  • Thomas A. Trudel, Sven G Bilen and Michael M. Micci, 2009, "Design and performance testing of a 1-cm Miniature Radio-Frequency Ion Thruster", pp. IEPC-2009-167
  • Jeffrey R. Hopkins, Michael M. Micci and Sven G Bilen, 2009, "Design and testing of a low power Radio-Frequency Electrothermal Thruster", pp. IEPC-2009-201
  • Sven G Bilen, 2009, "Academia's Role in Educating SDR Engineers'"
  • Kyle M. Holmes, Brian C. Schratz and Sven G Bilen, 2009, "High Energy Monitoring Instrument for gamma-ray burst studies"
  • Steven M. Devore, Allen T. Kummer, Brian C. Schratz and Sven G Bilen, 2009, "The Student Space Programs Laboratory: Fostering student space Systems education and research within a university environment"
  • Allen T. Kummer, Sven G Bilen, Richard T. Fissinger and Brian A. Herrold, 2009, "The Hybird Plasma Probe: A unique combination for plasma probes for in situ space environment characterization"
  • Gerald A. Lehmacher, Miguel F. Larsen, Sven G Bilen, Charles L. Croskey, John D. Mitchell, Franz-Josef Lübken, Markus Rapp and Richard Collins, 2009, "Where Is the Turbopause? Rocket Campaign: Overview and First Results"
  • M. M. Micci, Sven G Bilen and D. E. Clemens, 2009, History and Current Status of the Microwave Electrothermal Thruster, Torus Press, Moscow, Russia, pp. 425-438
  • Enyu Gao and Sven G Bilen, 2008, "COMSOL Multiphysics Modeling of a 20-W Microwave Electrothermal Thruster"
  • Okhtay Azarmanesh and Sven G Bilen, 2008, "A Modulation Classification Technique for Software-Defined Radio Using In Phase-Quadrature Diagrams"
  • Okhtay Azarmanesh and Sven G Bilen, 2008, "Developing a Rapid Prototyping Method Using a MATLAB/Simulink/FPGA Development Environment to Enable Importing Legacy Code"
  • Sven G Bilen, Dongwon Lee, John I. Messner, Hien T. Nguyen, Timothy W. Simpson, Angsana A. Techatasanasoontorn and Richard F. Devon, 2008, "Tablet PC Use and Impact on Learning in Technology and Engineering Classrooms: A Preliminary Study"
  • Ronan Farrell, Rudi Villing, Alexander M. Wyglinski, Christopher R. Anderson, Jeffrey H. Reed, Philip Balister, Chris Phelps, Tom Tsou, Joseph Gaedert, Carlos Aguayo, Sven G Bilen, George Nychis, Behrouz Farhang-Boroujeny, Neil Patwari, John Chapin, Jean-Christophe Schiel and Francois Montaigne, 2008, "Rationale for a Clean Slate Radio Architecture"
  • Thomas S. Rutledge, Michael M. Micci and Sven G Bilen, 2008, "Design and Initial Tests of a Low Power Radio-Frequency Electrothermal Thruster"
  • Valerie M. Mistoco and Sven G Bilen, 2008, "Numerical Modeling of a Miniature Radio-Frequency Ion Thruster"
  • Sven G Bilen and Brian C. Schratz, 2008, "The Penn State Student Space Programs Lab: Training the next generation of space systems engineers", 2008 ASEE Annual Conference
  • Sven G Bilen, Mieke Schuurman, Lisa Brown, Timothy Wheeler and Julio Urbina, 2008, "Addressing Aerospace Workforce Needs: The Impact of Hands-On Space Systems Project Experiences on Career Choices", 2008 ASEE Annual Conference
  • Khanjan Mehta and Sven G Bilen, 2008, "Championing High-Tech Renaissance: Sensor and Controller System Integration Course", 2008 ASEE Annual Conference
  • Angsana Techatassanasoontorn, Sven G Bilen, Dongwon Lee, John Messner, Timothy Simpson and Hien Nguyen, 2008, "Tablet PC Use, Diffusion Patterns, and Impact on Learning"
  • A. R. Aramyan, G. A. Galechyan, G. G. Harutyunyan, N. R. Mangasaryan, Sven G Bilen and S. Soroka, 2008, "Modeling of Interaction of Acoustic Waves With Ionosphere", IEEE Transactions on Plasma Science, 36, (1), pp. 305-309
  • Sven G Bilen, Andrew Price, Okhtay Azarmanesh and Julio Urbina, 2007, "Modulation Classification for Radio Interoperability via SDR"
  • Chrysanthos Chrysanthou, James K. Breakall, Kyle L. Labowski, Sven G Bilen and William J. Glessner, 2007, "A Simplified Analytical Urban Propagation Model (UPM) for Use in CJSMPT"
  • Hien Nguyen, Sven G Bilen, Richad Devon and John Wise, 2007, "Adopting Tablet PCs in Design Education: Student Use of Tablet PCs and Lessons Learned"
  • Nestor R. Voronka, Robert P. Hoyt and Sven G Bilen, 2007, "Multipoint In-Situ Radiation and Plasma Sensing System (MIRPSS)"
  • Matthew C. Edgar and Sven G Bilen, 2007, "Design and Testing of a High Power Electron Cyclotron Resonance Neutralizer"
  • Karl M. Goovaerts, Sven G Bilen and Michael M. Micci, 2007, "Design and Initial Testing of a Miniature Microwave Electrothermal Thruster (MiniMET)"
  • M. M. Micci, Sven G Bilen and D. E. Clemens, 2007, "History and Current Status of the Microwave Electrothermal Thruster"
  • Nguyen Hien, John Wise, Sven G Bilen and Richard Devon, 2007, "The Effect of Student Tablet PC Use on Their Attitudes towards and Understanding of Conceptual Design", 2007 ASEE Annual Conference
  • Sven G Bilen, C. Russell Philbrick, Adam C. Escobar, Brian C. Schratz, Eivind V. Thrane, Michael Gausa, Kolbjorn Dahle, Farideh Honary, Steven Marple, Roger Smith, Martin Friedrich and Thomas Zilaji, 2007, "NittanySat--A Student Satellite Mission for D-Region Study and Calibration of Riometers"
  • Brian C. Schratz, Sven G Bilen and C. Russell Philbrick, 2007, "The Student Space Programs Laboratory: Fostering Student Space Systems Education and Research Within a University Environment"
  • Timothy F. Wheeler, Sven G Bilen, Kenneth Haugland and C. Russell Philbrick, 2007, "A Broader Vision: Space Projects and International Collaboration"
  • D. E. Clemens, M. M. Micci, Sven G Bilen and S. G. Chianese, 2007, "Microwave Electrothermal Thruster Performance Using Nitrogen, Simulated Hydrazine, and Ammonia Propellants"
  • Richard Devon, Sven G Bilen, Andras Gordon, Hien Nguyen and Charles D. Cox, 2007, "Rapid and Flexible Graphical Communication for Conceptual Design", Intl. J. Engineering Education, Special Issue on Mobile Technologies for Engineering Education, 23, (3), pp. 474-482
  • Richard Devon, Gul Okudan, Hien Nguyen, Andras Gordon, Sven G Bilen, Xinli Wu and Dhushy Sathianathan, 2007, "Decision-making models for choosing CAD software", World Transactions on Engineering and Technology Education, 6, (2), pp. 227-233
  • D. E. Clemens, M. M. Micci and Sven G Bilen, 2006, "Microwave electrothermal thruster using simulated hydrazine"
  • Beverly K. Jaeger and Sven G Bilen, 2006, "The One-Minute Engineer: Getting design class out of the starting blocks", 2006 ASEE Annual Conference
  • Sven G Bilen, 2006, "Implementing a Hands-on Course in Software-defined Radio", 2006 ASEE Annual Conference
  • Sven G Bilen, C. Russell Philbrick, Timothy F. Wheeler, John D. Mathews, Robert G. Melton and David B. Spencer, 2006, "An overview of space science and engineering education at Penn State", IEEE Aerospace and Electronic Systems Magazine, 21, (7), pp. S-23 - S-27
  • Richard F. Devon, Sven G Bilen, Javier Sánchez Sierra and Peter Olfs, 2005, "Teaching global engineering design", 15th International Conference on Engineering Design
  • Sven G Bilen and Richard F. Devon, 2005, "Innovative engineering design education", 15th International Conference on Engineering Design
  • Sven G Bilen, C. J. Valentino, M. M. Micci and D. E. Clemens, 2005, "Numerical electromagnetic modeling of a low power microwave electrothermal thruster"
  • Richard Devon, Sven G Bilen, Andras Gordon and Hien Nguyen, 2005, "Informal graphics for conceptual design", 2005 ASEE Annual Conference
  • Sven G Bilen, Charles L. Croskey, Robert Melton, David Spencer, Deborah Levin and Michael M. Micci, 2005, "Students designing and building satellites: Penn State's LionSat and the University Nanosat Program", 2005 ASEE Annual Conference
  • Éric Choinière, Sven G Bilen, Brian E. Gilchrist, Keith R. Fuhrhop and Alec D. Gallimore, 2005, "Experimental investigation of electron collection to solid and slotted tape probes in a high-speed flowing plasma", IEEE Transactions on Plasma Science, 33, (4), pp. 1310-1323
  • Sven G Bilen, Elizabeth C. Kisenwether, Sarah Rzasa and John Wise, 2005, "Developing students' entrepreneurial skills and mindset", J. Engineering Education, 94, (2), pp. 233-243
  • P. Cipollo, B. S. Surrusco and Sven G Bilen, 2004, "An electrically actuated pin-puller for space application using nickel-titanium memory alloy", 18th Annual AIAA/Utah State University Conference on Small Satellites
  • Sven G Bilen, Richard F. Devon, Mark R. Henderson and Hien Nguyen, 2004, "Global approaches to teaching global design: Stakeholders, programmes, assessments", World Transactions on Engineering and Technology Education, 3, (1), pp. 29-34
  • R. Devon, Sven G Bilen, A. de Pennington, A. McKay, P. Serrafero and J. Sanchez Sierra, 2004, "Integrated design: What knowledge is of most worth in engineering design education?", International Journal of Engineering Education, 20, (3), pp. 424-432
  • Gul E. Okudan, Sven G Bilen and Xinli Wu, 2003, "Gender orientation of the design task: Product domain and familiarity issues", 14th International Conference on Engineering Design
  • V. F. Mistoco, R. D. Siegel, B. S. Surrusco, E. Medoza and Sven G Bilen, 2003, "Design of the Local Ionospheric Measurements Satellite", 17th Annual AIAA/Utah State University Conference on Small Satellites
  • Sven G Bilen, Robert N. Pangborn and Hanna Lee, 2003, "Linking student-initiated projects to the engineering design education", 2003 ASEE Annual Conference
  • Gul E. Okudan and Sven G Bilen, 2003, "Effect of gender orientation of the design task on design team performance: A preliminary study", 2003 ASEE Annual Conference
  • Brian E. Gilchrist, Sven G Bilen, Eric Choiniere, Alec D. Gallimore and Timothy Smith, 2002, "Analysis of chamber simulations of long collecting probes in high-speed, dense plasma", IEEE Transactions on Plasma Science, 30, (5), pp. 2023-2034
  • Sven G Bilen, Elizabeth Kisenwether and Adrew Lau, 2002, "Development of a temperature control system laboratory and design module for an introduction to engineering design course", 2002 ASEE Annual Conference
  • Sven G Bilen, Richard Devon and Gul E. Okudan Kremer, 2002, "Cumulative knowledge and the teaching of engineering design processes", 2002 ASEE Annual Conference
  • Sven G Bilen, Matthew T. Domonkos and Alec D. Gallimore, 2001, "Simulating ionospheric plasma with a hollow cathode in a large vacuum chamber", Journal of Spacecraft and Rockets, 38, (4), pp. 617-621
  • Sven G Bilen and Brian E. Gilchrist, 2000, "Pulse propagation along electrodynamic tethers in the ionosphere", Spacecraft Charging Technology Conference, pp. 181-186
  • Sven G Bilen and Brian E. Gilchrist, 2000, "Transient plasma sheath model for thin conductors excited by negative high voltages with application to electrodynamic tethers", IEEE Transactions on Plasma Science, 26, (6), pp. 2058-2074
  • Matthew T. Domonkos, Alec D. Gallimore and Sven G Bilen, 1998, "A Hall probe diagnostic for low density plasma measurements", Review of Scientific Instruments, 69, (6), pp. 2546-2549
  • B. E. Gilchrist, C. Bonifazi, Sven G Bilen, W. J. Raitt, W. J. Burke, N. H. Stone and J. P. Lebreton, 1998, "Enhanced electrodynamic tether currents due to electron emission from a neutral gas discharge: Results from the TSS-1R mission", Geophysical Research Letters, 25, (4), pp. 437-440
  • Sven G Bilen, Victor M. Aguero, Brian E. Gilchrist and W. John Raitt, 1997, "Transient potential modification of large spacecraft due to electron emissions", Journal of Spacecraft and Rockets, 34, (5), pp. 655-661
  • Sven G Bilen, Brian E. Gilchrist, Enrico Melchioni and Carlo Bonifazi, 1995, "Transient response of an electrodynamic tether system in the ionosphere: TSS-1 first results", Radio Science, 30, (5), pp. 1519-1535
  • Sven G Bilen, Pavol Pribula, Allen T. Kummer, Adam C. Escobar, Julio V. Urbina, Paul A. Bernhardt, Michael T. Rietveld, Michael J. Kosch, Sixto A. Gonzalez and José Román-Rasado, , "The OSIRIS Mission: An Orbital System for Investigating the Response of the Ionosphere to Stimulation and Space Weather"
 

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The Penn State Department of Aerospace Engineering, established in 1961 and the only aerospace engineering department in Pennsylvania, is consistently recognized as one of the top aerospace engineering departments in the nation, and is also an international leader in aerospace education, research, and engagement. Our undergraduate program is ranked 16th and our graduate programs are ranked 15th nationally by U.S. News & World Report, while one in 25 holders of a B.S. degree in aerospace engineering in the U.S. earned it from Penn State. Our students are consistently among the most highly recruited by industry, government, and graduate schools nationwide.

The department is built upon the fundamentals of academic integrity, innovation in research, and commitment to the advancement of industry. Through an innovative curriculum and world-class instruction that reflects current industry practice and embraces future trends, Penn State Aerospace Engineering graduates emerge as broadly educated, technically sound aerospace engineers who will become future leaders in a critical industry

Department of Aerospace Engineering

229 Hammond Building

The Pennsylvania State University

University Park, PA 16802

Phone: 814-865-2569