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Donghoon Kim, Ph.D.

Donghoon Kim, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor

311C Walker Engineering Building
501 Hardy Road
Mississippi State, MS 39762
Phone: 662.325.7793
Email: d.kim@ae.msstate.edu

Donghoon Kim received his Ph.D. in Aerospace Engineering from Texas A&M University in 2013 and his B.S. and M.S. in aerospace engineering from Korea Aerospace University in 2008 and 2010, respectively.

 

Teaching Areas

  • Spacecraft Attitude Dynamics and Control
  • Celestial Mechanics
  • Optimal Control
  • Estimation Theory
  • Unmanned Autonomous System

Research Areas

  • Unmanned Autonomous System
  • Guidance, Navigation, and (Fault-tolerant) Control
  • Failure Detection, Isolation, and Reconfiguration
  • Simultaneous Localization and Mapping
  • Robotics
  • Celestial Mechanics

Funding Agencies

  • Raspet Flight Research Laboratory, Mississippi State University, 2017.
  • Office of Research and Economic Development, Mississippi State University, 2017.

Selected Journal Publications

  • J.-H. Lee, D. Kim, J.-C. Kim, and H.-S. Oh, “Shorter Path Design and Control for an Under-Actuated Satellite,” International Journal of Aerospace Engineering, In Press.
  • D. Kim, J. Turner, and S. Lee, “Inertia Estimation Using EKF-SGF Combination,” Transactions of the Japan Society for Aeronautical and Space Sciences, Vol. 59, No. 3, pp. 189-191, May 2016.
  • D. Kim, S. Yang, and S. Lee, “Rigid Body Inertia Estimation Using Extended Kalman and Savitzky Golay Filters,” Mathematical Problems in Engineering, Vol. 2016, pp. 1-7, Jun. 2016.
  • H. Leeghim, D.-H. Cho, and D. Kim, “An Optimal Trajectory Design for the Lunar Vertical Landing,” Proceeding of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part G: Journal of Aerospace Engineering, Vol. 230, No. 11, pp. 2077-2085, Sep. 2016.
  • D. Kim and J. Turner, “Suboptimal Continuous Torque Attitude Maneuvers for Underactuated Spacecraft,” Aerospace Science and Technology, Vol. 40, No. 1, pp. 104-108, Jan. 2015.
  • D. Kim, J. Junkins, and J. Turner, “Multisegment Scheme Applications to Modified Chebyshev Picard Iteration Method for Highly Elliptical Orbits,” Mathematical Problems in Engineering, Vol. 2015, pp. 1-7, Jan. 2015.
  • H. Leeghim and D. Kim, “Adaptive Neural Control of Spacecraft Using Control Moment Gyros,” Advances in Space Research, Vol. 55, No. 5, pp. 1382-1393, Mar. 2015.
  • D. Kim and H. Leeghim, “A New Approach for Handling Under-actuated System Control,” Transactions of the Japan Society for Aeronautical and Space Sciences, Vol. 58, No. 2, pp. 110-111, Mar. 2015.
  • D. Kim, J. Turner, and J. Junkins, “Optimal Actuator Failure Control Using a Homotopy Method,” Journal of Guidance, Control, and Dynamics, Vol. 38, No. 4, pp. 623-630, Apr. 2015.
  • D.-H. Cho, D. Kim, H. Leeghim, “Optimal Lunar Landing Trajectory Design for Hybrid Engine,” Mathematical Problems in Engineering, Vol. 2015, pp. 1-8, Jun. 2015.
  • D. Kim and J. Turner, “Near-Minimum-Time Control of Asymmetric Rigid Spacecraft Using Two Controls,” Automatica, Vol. 50, No. 8, pp. 2084-2089, Aug. 2014.
  • H. Leeghim, D.-H. Cho, S.-J. Jo, and D. Kim, “Generalized Guidance Scheme for Low-Thrust Orbit Transfer,” Mathematical Problems in Engineering, Vol. 2014, pp. 1-9, Sep. 2014.
  • D. Kim, D. Choi, and H.-S. Oh, “Failure Diagnosis of Actuator Using the EKF and the NP Theorem,” International Journal of Control, Automation, and Systems, Vol. 11, No. 3, pp. 450-459, Jun. 2013.
  • D. Kim, J. Turner, and H. Leeghim, “Reorientation of Asymmetric Rigid Body Using Two Controls,” Mathematical Problems in Engineering, Vol. 2013, pp. 1-8, Sep. 2013.
  • D. Kim and J. Turner, “Suboptimal Asymmetric Spacecraft Maneuvers Using Two Controls,” Journal of Guidance, Control, and Dynamics, Vol. 36, No. 6, pp. 1855-1859, Nov.-Dec. 2013.
  • H. Leeghim, D. Kim, and J. Turner, “Solution for Nonlinear Three-Dimensional Intercept Problem with Minimum Energy,” Mathematical Problems in Engineering, Vol. 2013, pp. 1-8, Nov. 2013.
  • D. Kim, S.-W. Lee, S. Lee, and H.-S. Oh, “Application of a New Efficient Attitude Determination Algorithm on a Ground Simulator,” International Journal of Control, Automation, and Systems, Vol. 9, No. 5, pp. 998-1004, Oct. 2011.
  • D. Kim, S. Yang, D.-I. Cheon, S. Lee, and H.-S. Oh, “Combined Estimation Method for Inertia Properties of STSAT-3,” Journal of Mechanical Science and Technology, Vol. 24, No. 11, pp. 1737-1741, Aug. 2010.
  • D. Kim, D. Choi, and H.-S. Oh, “Inertia Estimation of Spacecraft based on Modified Law of Conservation of Angular Momentum,” Journal of Astronomy and Space Sciences, Vol. 27, No. 4, pp. 353-357, Dec. 2010.

Professional Memberships

  • American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA)
  • American Astronautical Society (AAS)
  • Institute of Control, Robotics, and Systems (ICROS)
  • The Korean Space Science Society (KSSS)
  • The Korean Society for Aeronautical Space sciences (KSAS)
  • The Korean Society of Mechanical Engineers (KSME)
  • The Society for Aerospace System Engineering (SASE)
  • The Japan Society for Aeronautical and Space Sciences (JSASS)