David H. Atkinson, Ph.D.
Electrical Engineering


[David H. Atkinson] Professor
Research Interests: Electromagnetics, Planetary Exploration, Science and Engineering Education
Office: GJL209
Phone: 208-885-6870
email: atkinson@uidaho.edu

My Curriculum Vita
PhD Thesis (595 pages)
Research Papers
Travel
Office Schedule






ESA Article (01 June 2007)
Scientists now know exactly how Huygens made its way to the surface of Titan. The trajectory reconstruction
is the culmination of two years of effort and is particularly valuable for a correct interpretation of the
observations from all six scientific investigations on board.

Endeavour's Last Flight, Moffett Field, 21 Sept 2012 (88MB)
KCBS Interview (Dec. 2005)
Huygens Interview (Jan. 2010)
ABC News Galileo Summary, January, 1996
DTWG Summary, 2007
Mike Bird, DWE Summary (Jan. 2010)
Systems Engineering (Gentry Lee/JPL)
Saturn Probes
Palatine Slides

Covariant Formulation of Electromagnetics
(Leonard Susskind, Stanford University)
Summer, 2014 Engineering Outreach
ECE330 Electromagnetic Theory
ECE432 Propagation of Wireless Signals


Fall, 2014
ENGR205 Near Space Engineering
ECE330 Electromagnetic Theory
ECE432 Propagation of Wireless Signals
ECE490 Near Space Engineering Leadership
ECE491 Senior Seminar
ECE591 Graduate Research Colloquium


Fall, 2014 Engineering Outreach
ECE330 Electromagnetic Theory
ECE339 Electromagnetic Theory (Engineering Outreach)
ECE432 Propagation of Wireless Signals


Code of Ethics
IEEE Code of Ethics
NSPE Code of Ethics

11th International Planetary Probe Workshop (2014)
International Planetary Probe Workshops

MHS RISE Video, Spring 2008
MHS RISE: First Four Launches (2010)

Saturn Probe Papers and Posters

Decadal Survey Whitepaper 2009:
"Entry Probe Missions to the Giant Planets"

* Outer Planets Assessment Group

* Huygens Public Outreach Newsletters

* The Nine Planets

* Astronomy Picture of the Day

* The Sky in Motion (Click on Playlist on left hand side)

* "Elizabeth Kolawa (JPL) Extreme Environments Presentation (28 M)"

* "NASA Space Exploration Vision" (5.4MB)

* Interesting Papers

Miscellaneous
Lead the Leaders

The Real Reason We Explore Space (Mike Griffin, 2007)

PAET (1973, 6MB)

Planetary Mission Entry Vehicles

Huygens Data and Document Archive

"Robert Iran Interview", KRFP, 28 June 2009

"Not On the Test" (Tom Chapin)

Mills, 1973

"The Diploma"

"Branca Throws....."

"Field of Dreams"

"Wonderful World"

"Baseball vs. Football (MPG, 11.5 MB)"

"Baseball vs. Football (AVI, 11.5 MB)"

"Wonderful World" (Video)

"Over the Rainbow"

"Univ of Idaho, June 10, 2008 (.avi file, 4MB)"







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