Daniel Wibben

Email: dwibben@email.arizona.edu

Educational Background

B.S. Aerospace Engineering, University of Arizona, 2010
B.S. Mechanical Engineering, University of Arizona, 2010
M.S. Systems Engineering, University of Arizona, 2012

Current Projects

  •  OSIRIS-REx SPOC Systems Engineer
  • Non-linear spacecraft guidance techniques
  • Non-linear control, Sliding Mode Control, Hybrid Control, and Adaptive Control Methods

Past Projects

  •           Trajectory Optimization to Near-Earth Objects
  •           Thermal Finite Element Analysis of Geological Phenomena

Publications, Presentations, Posters

  • Wibben, D.R., Gaudet, B., Furfaro. R., Simo, J., “Multiple Sliding Surface Guidance for Planetary Landing: Tuning and Optimization via Reinforcement Learning”, Proceedings of the 2013 AAS/AIAA Space Flight Mechanics Meeting (AAS 13-328), 2013. 
  • Wibben, D.R., Furfaro, R., Sanfelice, R.G., “Optimal Lunar Landing and Retargeting using a Hybrid Control Strategy”, Proceedings of the 2013 AAS/AIAA Space Flight Mechanics Meeting (AAS 13-329), 2013.  
  • Furfaro, R., Cersosimo, D., Wibben, D.R., “Asteroid Precision Landing via Multiple Sliding Surfaces Guidance Techniques”, Journal of Guidance, Control, and Dynamics, Vol. 36, Number 4, pp. 1075-1092.  
  • Wibben, D.R., Furfaro, R., Sanfelice, R.G., “Switching System Model for Pinpoint Lunar Landing Guidance Using a Hybrid Control Strategy”, Proceedings of the 2012 AIAA Guidance, Navigation, and Control Conference (AIAA 2012-4919), 2012.  
  • Wibben, D.R., Furfaro, R. “Integrated Guidance and Attitude Control for Asteroid Proximity Operations using Higher Order Sliding Modes”, Proceedings of the 2012 AIAA/AAS Astrodynamics Specialist Conference (AIAA 2012-5071), 2012.  
  • Kidd Jr., J.N., Furfaro, R., Wibben, D.R., Hergenrother, C.W., Lauretta, D. “Mission Analysis for Temporary Geocentric Asteroids”, Proceedings of the 2012 AIAA/AAS Astrodynamics Specialist Conference (AIAA 2012-5060), 2012.  
  • Wibben, D.R., Furfaro, R. “Integrated Guidance and Attitude Control for Pinpoint Lunar Guidance using Higher Order Sliding Modes”, Proceedings of the 22nd AAS/AIAA Space Flight Mechanics Meeting (AAS 12-195), 2012.  
  • Cupples, M.L., Furfaro, R., Hergenrother, C.W., Wibben, D.R., Kidd Jr., J.N. “A Survey of Potential Human-Precursor Robotic Asteroid Missions”, Journal of Spacecraft and Rockets, 2012. Under review.  
  • Selnick, S., Furfaro, R., Wibben, D.R. “Atmospheric Entry Guidance Via Multiple Sliding Surfaces Control for Mars Precision Landing”, Proceedings of the 2011 AAS/AIAA Astrodynamics Specialist Conference (AAS-11-470), 2011.  
  • Furfaro, R., Wibben, D.R. “Asteroid Precision Landing via Multiple Sliding Surfaces Guidance Techniques”, Proceedings of the 2011 AAS/AIAA Astrodynamics Specialist Conference (AAS-11-647), 2011.  
  • Furfaro, R., Selnick, S., Cupples, M.L., Gardner, T.G., Cribb, M.W., Wibben, D.R., SanFelice, R. “Non-Linear Sliding Guidance Algorithms for Precision Lunar Landing and Retargeting”, Proceedings of the 21st AAS/AIAA Space Flight Mechanics Meeting (AAS 11 – 167), 2011.  
  • Cupples, M.L., Furfaro, R., Hergenrother, C.W., Adebonojo Jr., B.O., Wibben, D.R., Kidd Jr., J.N.  “A Mission Analysis Survey of Potential Human Precursor Robotic Asteroid Missions”, Proceedings of the 21st AAS/AIAA Space Flight Mechanics Meeting (AAS 11 – 100), 2011.  
  • Kargel, J.S., Furfaro, R., Wibben, D.R., Berman, D.C., Hubbard, B., Milliken, R.E., Pelletier, J., Rodriguez, J.A.P. “Melting a Martian Viscous Flow Feature: A Modern-Climate, Dust-Blanketed Glacier Model”, Proceedings of the 42nd Lunar and Planetary Science Conference (#2266), 2011.  
  • Furfaro, R., Kargel, J.S., Wibben, D.R., Lopes, R.M., Kirk, R.L., Mitchell, K.L. “Geological Processes on Titan Driven by Low Thermal Conductivity Volatile-Rich Deposits: Implications for Ammonia-Water Cryovolcanism”, Proceedings of the 42nd Lunar and Planetary Science Conference (#2329), 2011.  
  • Cupples, M.L., Furfaro, R., Hergenrother, C.W., Wibben, D.R., Kidd Jr., J.N. “A Survey of Human-Precursor Robotic Asteroid Missions”, Proceedings of the 2011 AAS/AIAA Astrodynamics Specialist Conference (AAS-11-441), 2011.

University of Arizona College of Engineering