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Hugh Chesser

Associate Professor, Teaching, P.Eng

Department:

ESSE

Bio

Almost 20 years experience in the space engineering profession in Canada. Work experience includes both technical engineering roles as well as supervisory positions.

Specific missions include: Intelsat 7, Radarsat-1, Cold Plasma Analyzer, MOPITT (Measurements of Pollution in the Troposhpere), Scisat-1, CFZF (Shuttle Experiment), MOST (Microvariability and Oscillations of STars), Canada-led Mars Mission (study only), Argus Sensor Operations Team.

Research Interests

  • Using design, development, launch and operations of nanosatellites to increase student engagement with engineering curriculum.
  • Low cost spacecraft development, launch and operations.
  • Use of industrial and open source software tools in engineering curriculum.