Curriculum Vitae of Dan Bhanderi

CURRICULUM VITAE OF DAN D. V. BHANDERI

Last update: 18 January 2008

PERSONAL DATA
Name: Dan D. V. Bhanderi
Degree: M.Sc.E.E., Ph.D.
Birth: May 4th, 1977 in Vejle, Denmark
Gender: Male
Citizenship: Danish

CURRENT AFFILIATION:
  Systems & Software Engineer
  Terma A/S
  Vasekær 12
  DK-2730 Herlev
  Denmark
 

EMPLOYMENT
2007 - present Systems & Software Engineer, Terma, Denmark
2004 - 2007 Assistant Professor, Aalborg University, Denmark
2001 - 2004 Ph.D. Student, Aalborg University, Denmark
1999 - 2001 ASP/SQL Web programmer vejtid.dk (Free-lance), Dansk Vejtidsskrift, Denmark
1998 - 2000 Windows Applications Lecturer (Free-Lance), Data Instituttet, Denmark

EDUCATION
2001 - 2005 Ph.D. Control Engineering, Aalborg University, Denmark
  Thesis Title: Spacecraft Attitude Determination with Earth Albedo Corrected Sun Sensor Measurements
  Supervisor: Assoc. Prof. Thomas Bak
1996 - 2001 M.Sc. Electrical Engineering, Aalborg University, Denmark
  Thesis Title: Attitude Estimator for Rømer
  Supervisor: Assoc. Prof. Thomas Bak

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES

PROJECTS/RESPONSIBILITIES
2007 - present ASIM ISS Columbus External Payload, Engineer Manager, Terma A/S, Denmark
2007 Intelligent Autonomous Systems Master Program, Program Coordinator, Aalborg University, Denmark
2006 - 2007 AAUBOT bipedal robot, Co-Manager, Aalborg University, Denmark
2005 - 2006 Co-Founding of the Danish Doctoral School of Space Science and Technology, Aalborg University, Copenhagen University, Danish Space Center, Risø National Laboratory, Technical University of Denmark, Denmark
2004 - 2007 Member of Danish Space Consortium, Public Communications and Education Forum
2004 - 2005 Member of NFAR, Netværk for Formidlere af Astronomi og Rumfart (Network of Communicators of Astronomy and Space)
2004 - 2005 Baumanetz satellite, On-Board Computer Deliverable Program Manager, Aalborg University, Denmark
2003 - 2007 AAUSAT-II satellite, System Engineering Manager, Aalborg University, Denmark
2003 RABBIT satellite, Attitude Control System Lead, Stanford University, California
2001 - 2003 AAU CubeSat satellite, Steering Committee Member/Sub-system Supervisor, Aalborg University, Denmark
2001 - 2002 Rømer satellite, Attitude Control System Designer, Aalborg University, Denmark

EXTERNAL VISITS
2003 Visiting Researcher, 6 months, Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Stanford University, California
2000 Stagiare, 4 months, European Space Research and Technology Center, European Space Agency, The Netherlands

PROGRAM COMMITTEE MEMBER
2003 Nordic MATLAB Conference, Copenhagen, Denmark, October 21-22

CONFERENCE ATTENDANCE
2006 American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Guidance, Navigation, and Control Conference, Keystone, Colorado, August 21-24
2005 American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Guidance, Navigation, and Control Conference, San Francisco, California, August 15-18
2003 Nordic MATLAB Conference, Copenhagen, Denmark, October 21-22
2003 American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Guidance, Navigation, and Control, Austin, Texas, August 11-14
2001 Nordic MATLAB Conference, Oslo, Norway, October 17-18

CONFERENCES HOSTED/CO-ORGANIZED
2005 Space Technology and Education Conference, Aalborg University, Denmark, April 6-8, 2005

CONFERENCE SESSIONS/PAPERS PEER REVIEW
2003 Elsevier, Journal on Aerospace Science and Technology
2003 Institute of Electrical Engineers, Proceedings on Control Theory and Applications
2003 European Control Conference, Cambridge, UK, September 1-4
2002 Sixth World Conference on Integrated Design and Process Technology, Pasadena, CA, June 23-28

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT COURSES
2007 University Teacher Education for Assistant Professors 7 ECTS, Aalborg University
2004 Course in Patenting for Researchers, 1.5 ECTS, Danish Patent and Trademark Office
2003 Modeling and Control of Hybrid Systems, 3.5 ECTS, Dutch Institute of Systems and Control
2002 Hybrid Systems Workshop, 1.5 ECTS, Danish Informatics Network in the Agricultural Sciences
2002 Pedestrian Approach to Non-Linear Control Theory, 3.75 ECTS, Aalborg University
2002 Advanced Mathematics for Ph.D. candidates in the Engineering Sciences: Analysis and Topology, 5.0 ECTS, Aalborg University
2002 Automata and Formal Logic, 2.5 ECTS, Aalborg University
2001 Writing and Reviewing Scientific Papers, 3.75 ECTS, Aalborg University
2001 Philosophy of Science and Technology, 2.5 ECTS, Aalborg University
2001 The Scientific Undertaking, 2.5 ECTS, Aalborg University
2001 Problem Based Learning, 1 ECTS, Aalborg University

PUBLICATIONS

1. Nielsen, J. D., Bhanderi, D. D. V., The Engineering Space Workforce of Tomorrow - The Integrated Space Engineer. In AIAA Space 2007 Conference and Exposition Proceedings, Long Beach, California, 2007.
2. Bhanderi, D. D. V., Modeling Earth Albedo Current on Sun Sensors for Improved Vector Observation. In AIAA Guidance, Navigation and Control Proceedings, Keystone, Colorado, 2006.
3. Nielsen, J. D., Alminde, L., Bisgaard, M., Laursen, K. L., Bhanderi, D. D. V., A Large Scale Problem Based Learning Inter-European Student Satellite Construction Project. Contributions to the International PBL Conference in Lima, Peru, 2006.
4. Bhanderi, D. D. V., Bisgaard, M., Alminde, L., Nielsen, J. D., A Danish Perspective on Problem Based Learning in Space Education. IEEE Aerospace and Electronic Systems, Vol. 21(7):S_19 - S_23, 2006.
5. Amini, R., Larsen, J., Izadi-Zamanabadi, R., Bhanderi, D. D. V., Design and Implementation of a Space Environment Simulation Toolbox for Small Satellites. In 56th International Astronautical Congress, Fukuoka, Japan, 2005.
6. Bhanderi, D. D. V., Bak, T., Modeling Earth Albedo for Satellites in Earth Orbit. In AIAA Guidance, Navigation and Control Proceedings, San Francisco, California, 2005.
7. Bhanderi, D. D. V., Spacecraft Attitude Determination with Earth Albedo Corrected Sun Sensor Measurements. Ph.D. Thesis, Aalborg University, 2005.
8. Nielsen, J., Bisgaard, M., Alminde, L., Bhanderi, D., Space Related Education at the University of Aalborg, Denmark. Nordic Space Activities, Vol. 13(No. 2):pp. 8-14, 2005.
9. Alminde, L., Bisgaard, M., Bhanderi, D., Nielsen, J. D., Experience and Methodology gained from 4 years of Student Satellite Projects. In Recent Advances in Space Technologies Conference, Istanbul, Turkey, 2005.
10. Bak, T., Bhanderi, D., Quottrup, M., Rømer ACS SC Simulator. Technical Report, Aalborg University, 2002.
11. Bak, T., Bhanderi, D., Blanke, M., Niemann, H., Noteborn, R., Quottrup, M., Ziegler, B., Rømer ACS Simulator. Technical Report, Aalborg University, 2002.
12. Bhanderi, D., Rømer ACS Algorithms Verification and Validation. Technical Report roemer/iesp/sus/dd/0002(1), Aalborg University, 2001.
13. Bhanderi, D., Attitude Estimator For Rømer. M.Sc. Thesis, Aalborg University, 2001.
14. Bhanderi, D., Laser Metrology for SMART-2 with Spherical Mirror as Formation Reference. European Space Research and Technology Center, European Space Agency, 2001.

TEACHING

SEMESTER COORDINATION
2007 10th Semester, Intelligent Autonomous Systems
2007 8th Semester, Intelligent Autonomous Systems
2006 5th Semester, Computer Engineering

SUPERVISION
2007 Development, Modeling and Control of a Humanoid Robot, Group 1033, 9th-10th Semester Master Thesis, Intelligent Autonomous Systems
2007 Three -Axis Satellite Attitude Determination Using Sun and Earth Albedo Vectors, Group 833, 8th Semester, Intelligent Autonomous Systems
2007 SMS Controlled Automation Unit, Group E4-411. 4th Semester, Electrical Engineering
2006 Using Bluetooth Parked Slave Broadcast for DMX-512 Communication, Group 730, 7th Semester, Control Engineering
2006 A Master/Slave based Session Layer Protocol for Real-Time Wi-Fi, Group 731, 7th Semester, Control Engineering
2006 Mission Control Client for GENSO, Group 552, 5th Semester, Computer Engineering
2006 Co-Existence of 802.11g and Bluetooth, Group 839a, 8th Semester, Distributed Systems
2006 Simulated Control System, Group 2, 1st Year, Master in Industrial Information Technology
2005 Darwin Formation Control and Micro-Meteoroid Impacts, Martin Kragelund, 9th Semester, Intelligent Autonomous Systems
2005 Thrust Vector Control Analysis and Design for the VEGA Launch Vehicle, Martin Green, 9th Semester, Intelligent Autonomous Systems
2005 PolarBot - Towards Deployment in Antarctica, Rasmus Stougaard, 9th Semester, Intelligent Autonomous Systems
2005 WLAN Real-Time Properties with Respect to DMX-512 Usage, Group 734, 7th Semester, Control Engineering
2005 Attitude Control System for the AAUSAT-II Satellite, Group 834, 8th Semester, Intelligent Autonomous Systems
2005 Attitude Determination System for the AAUSAT-II Satellite, Group 833, 8th Semester, Intelligent Autonomous Systems
2004 Attitude Determination System for the AAUSAT-II Satellite, Group 830b, 8th Semester, Intelligent Autonomous Systems
2004 Development of Command and Data Handling System for AAUSAT-II, Group 720, 7th Semester, Informatics
2002 Guidance, Formation Flying Linear Kinematics and Dynamics for a 3 Spacecraft Interferometer GNC, Thomas Clausen, 9th Semester, Intelligent Autonomous Systems
2002 Bluetooth as a Replacement for DMX-512?, Henrik Waaben, B.S. Thesis, Control Engineering
2002 DMX Light Control Unit, Group D4-457. 4th Semester, Computer Engineering
2001 Designing On Board Computer for the AAU Cubesat, Group 732, 7th Semester, Control Engineering
2001 Data Handling System for the AAU Satellite, Group 720, 7th Semester, Informatics
2001 Simplified Attitude Control System of the Rømer Satellite, Group 550, 5th Semester, Computer Engineering

COURSE LECTURES
2007 Structured System Development, 4th Semester, Electrical and Computer Engineering
2006 Estimation and Sensor Information Fusion, 9th Semester, Intelligent Autonomous Systems
2006 Databases, 7th Semester, Control Engineering
2006 Matlab, 2nd Semester, Basic Study Programme of Engineering, Science and Medicine
2006 Structured System Development, 4th Semester, Electrical and Computer Engineering
2005 Estimation and Sensor Information Fusion, 9th Semester, Intelligent Autonomous Systems
2004 Estimation and Sensor Information Fusion, 9th Semester, Intelligent Autonomous Systems
2004 Real-Time Workshop, Continuing Engineering Education within Electronics and IT (ELITE)
2002 Introduction to IT Infrastructure, 7th Semester Introduction for International Masters, Intelligent Autonomous Systems
2001 Introduction to IT Infrastructure, 7th semester Introduction for International Masters, Intelligent Autonomous Systems



Dan Bhanderi 2008-01-18