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    Seebany Datta-Barua, PhD - Assistant Professor of Aerospace Engineering

    Seebany Datta-Barua, PhD

    Assistant Professor of Aerospace Engineering

    Office: E1-252B

    Phone: 312.567.3566
    Fax: 312.567.7230



    • B.S. Physics, Stanford University, 2000
    • M.S. and Ph.D. Aeronautics and Astronautics, Stanford University, 2008


    Space weather forecasting through imaging and estimation of ionospheric dynamics using GNSS-based remote sensing of the upper atmosphere, and in mitigating atmospheric effects on aircraft navigation systems.

    Current Projects

    • Ionospheric Storm Transition Region Properties, NSF AGS-1114424
    • CEDAR -- The Space-time Properties of High Latitude Ionospheric Irregularities by a Two-dimensional Array of GPS Scintillation Receivers, NSF AGS-1139121


    • ION GNSS 2011 Conference, Best Presentation of Session



    Selected Publications

    Datta-Barua, S., G. S. Bust, and G. Crowley (2011), "Deducing storm-time F region ionospheric dynamics from 3-D time-varying imaging," Journal of Geophysical Research, 116, A05324, doi:10.1029/2010JA016304.

    Lee, J., S. Datta-Barua, G. Zhang, S. Pullen, and P. Enge (2011), Observations of low-elevation ionospheric anomalies for ground-based augmentation of GNSS, Radio Sci., 46, RS6005, doi:10.1029/2011RS004776.

    Datta-Barua, S., J. Lee, S. Pullen, A. Ene, D. Qiu, G. Zhang, and P. Enge (2010), "Iono-spheric Threat Parameterization for Local Area GPS-Based Aircraft Landing Systems," Journal of Aircraft, 0021-8669 vol.47 no.4 (1141-1151), doi: 10.2514/1.46719.

    Datta-Barua, S., G. S. Bust, G. Crowley, and N. Curtis (2009), "Neutral wind estimation from 4-D ionospheric electron density images," Journal of Geophysical Research, 114, A6, doi:10.1029/2008JA014004.

    Datta-Barua, S., A. J. Mannucci, T. Walter, and P. Enge (2008), "Altitudinal variation of midlatitude localized TEC enhancement from ground- and space-based measurements," Space Weather, 6, S10D06, doi:10.1029/2008SW000396.

    Datta-Barua, S., T. Walter, J. Blanch, and P. Enge (2008), "Bounding higher-order ionosphere errors for the dual-frequency GPS user," Radio Science, 43, RS5010, doi:10.1029/2007RS003772.

    Lee, J., S. Pullen, S. Datta-Barua, and P. Enge (2007), "Assessment of Ionosphere Spatial Decorrelation for Global Positioning System-Based Aircraft Landing Systems," Journal of Aircraft, vol. 44, no. 5, pp. 1662--1669.

    Joerger, M., J. Neale, S. Datta-Barua, and B. Pervan, "Ionospheric Error Modeling for Carrier Phase-Based Multi-Constellation Navigation Systems," IEEE Transactions on Aerospace and Electronic Systems, accepted for publication 5 July 2012.

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    Department of Mechanical, Materials & Aerospace Engineering
    10 West 32nd Street
    243 Engineering 1 Building
    Chicago, IL 60616-3793
    Phone: 312.567.3175
    Fax: 312.567.7230