Charles Swenson

Electrical and Computer Engineering

Professor


Charles  Swenson

Contact Information

Office Location: EL 241D
Phone: 435-797-2958
Email: charles.swenson@usu.edu
Curriculum Vitae: Download

Educational Background

PhD, Electrical Engineering, Cornell University, 1992
In Situ Observations of Ionospheric Critical Velocity Experiment
MS, Electrical Engineering, Utah State University, 1989
An Evaluation of Plasma Frequency Probe
BS, Electrical Engineering and Physics, Utah State University, 1985

Teaching Interests

Space Engineering, Space Science, Systems Engineering, Circuits and Instrumentation

Research Interests

Space Science, Instrumentation for Measuring the Space Environment, Space Systems Engineering and Small Satellites

Awards

Outstanding Teacher of the Year, 2018

Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Utah State University

Outstanding Teacher of the Year, 2013

Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Utah State University

Achievement Award for the DICE Team, 2012

Space Dynamics Laboratory

Chair of The Space Dynamics Lab Professor, 2012

College of Engineering, Utah State University

Honorable Mention Eric Stromberg, 2010

Small Satellite Student Competition

35th Annual Last Lecture, 2010

We Choose to go to the Moon

Outstanding Service, 2008

NASA

Best Poster Award, 2005

9th Spacecraft Charging Technology Conference

Outstanding Researcher of the Year, 2005

Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Utah State University

Research Excellence , 2005

College of Engineering, Utah State University

Excellence in Education at Utah State University, 2004

Logan LDS Institue of Religion

Outstanding Faculty Employee Finalist, 2004

Utah State University

Outstanding Faculty Investigator Award, 2003

USU Space Dynamics Lab

Outstanding Professor, 1998

Utah State University Mortar Board

Outstanding Teacher , 1998

Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Utah State University

Escort for the College of Engineering Valedictorian, 1996

College of Engineering

Outstanding Researcher of the Year, 1996

Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Utah State University

Reserach Excellence , 1996

Utah State University

Outstanding Advisor , 1995

Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Utah State University

Outstanding Professor, 1995

Utah State University Mortar Board

Tau Beta Phi, 1986

Phi Kapa Phi, 1985


Publications | Journal Articles

Academic Journal

An asterisk (*) at the end of a publication indicates that it has not been peer-reviewed.

Publications | Technical Reports

AES Reports

    An asterisk (*) at the end of a publication indicates that it has not been peer-reviewed.

    Publications | Other

    An asterisk (*) at the end of a publication indicates that it has not been peer-reviewed.

    Teaching

    ECE, MAE 5240, 5530 - Space System Design, Spring 2020
    ECE 2250 - Electrical Circuits I, Fall 2019
    ECE 2250 - Electrical Circuits I, Fall 2019
    ECE 2250 - Electrical Circuits I, Fall 2019
    ECE 2250 - Electrical Circuits I, Fall 2019
    ECE 2250 - Electrical Circuits I, Fall 2019
    ECE 5230 - Spacecraft Systems Engineering, Fall 2019
    ECE 5240 - Space System Design, Spring 2019
    ECE 2250 - Electrical Circuits I, Fall 2018
    ECE 2250 - Electrical Circuits I, Fall 2018
    ECE 2250 - Electrical Circuits I, Fall 2018
    ECE 2250 - Electrical Circuits I, Fall 2018
    ECE 2250 - Electrical Circuits I, Fall 2018
    ECE 5240 - Space System Design, Spring 2018
    ECE 7210 - Spacecraft Instrumentation, Spring 2018
    ECE 2250 - Electrical Circuits I, Fall 2017
    ECE 5230 - Spacecraft Systems Engineering, Fall 2017
    ECE 5240 - Space System Design, Spring 2016
    ECE 7210 - Spacecraft Instrumentation, Spring 2016
    ECE 5230 - Spacecraft Systems Engineering, Fall 2015
    ECE 7210 - Spacecraft Instrumentation, Spring 2015
    ECE 2250 - Electrical Circuits I, Fall 2014
    ECE 5230 - Spacecraft Systems Engineering, Fall 2014
    ECE 6240 - Space Environment and Engineering, Spring 2014
    ECE 5240 - Space System Design, Spring 2014
    ECE 2250 - Electrical Circuits I, Fall 2013
    ECE 5230 - Spacecraft Systems Engineering, Fall 2013
    ECE 5240 - Space System Design, Spring 2013
    ECE 7210 - Spacecraft Instrumentation, Spring 2013
    ECE 6930 - Special Topics in Electrical Engineering, Spring 2013
    ECE 2250 - Electrical Circuits I, Fall 2012
    ECE 2250 - Electrical Circuits I, Fall 2012
    ECE 2250 - Electrical Circuits I, Fall 2012
    ECE 2250 - Electrical Circuits I, Fall 2012
    ECE 5230 - Spacecraft Systems Engineering, Fall 2012
    ECE 5240,6930 - Space System Design, Spring 2012
    ECE 7210 - Spacecraft Instrumentation, Spring 2012
    ECE 2250 - Electrical Circuits, Fall 2011
    ECE 5230 - Spacecraft Systems Engineering, Fall 2011
    ECE 5240 - SPACE SYSTEM DESIGN, Spring 2011
    ECE 7210 - SPACECRAFT INSTRUMENT, Spring 2011
    PHYS 7210 - SPACECRAFT INSTRUMENT, Spring 2011
    ECE 6930 - ST: SPACE SYSTEM DESIGN, Spring 2011
    ECE 2250 - Electrical Circuits, Fall 2010
    ECE 2250 - Electrical Circuits, Fall 2010
    ECE 2250 - Electrical Circuits, Fall 2010
    ECE 5230 - Spacecraft Systems Engineering, Fall 2010

    Graduate Students Mentored

    Andrew Blake Moss, Electrical & Computer Engineering, December 2019
    Nathan Paul Tipton, Electrical & Computer Engineering, September 2018
    Caleb Young, Electrical & Computer Engineering, June 2018
    Nazmus Sakib, Electrical & Computer Engineering, April 2018
    Lucas Anderson, Electrical & Computer Engineering, December 2015
    Paul Berkelis Vicioso Osoria, Electrical & Computer Engineering, January 2015 - February 2019
    Jordan Michael Haws, Electrical & Computer Engineering, October 2017 - January 2019
    Padmashri Suresh, Electrical & Computer Engineering, January 2011 - August 2016
    Joel Christopher Nelsen, Electrical & Computer Engineering, August 2013 - October 2015
    Daniel Lewis Farr, Electrical & Computer Engineering, August 2011 - September 2014
    Julio Martin Hidalgo, Electrical & Computer Engineering, August 2012 - August 2014
    Steven R. Burr, Electrical & Computer Engineering, August 2010 - July 2013
    Stephanie Sullivan, Electrical & Computer Engineering, August 2011 - April 2013
    Prashant Morbhat, Electrical & Computer Engineering, August 2010 - August 2012
    Debrup Hui, Electrical & Computer Engineering, August 2009 - December 2011
    Robert David Burt, Electrical & Computer Engineering, January 2008 - December 2011
    Padmashri Suresh, Electrical & Computer Engineering, August 2008 - May 2011
    Jessica Gregory, Electrical & Computer Engineering 2009
    John Pratt, Electrical & Computer Engineering 2009
    Christian Marchant, Electrical & Computer Engineering 2007
    Jared Crace, Electrical & Computer Engineering 2007
    Jayaprabha Shankar, Electrical & Computer Engineering 2007
    Wayne Sanderson, Electrical & Computer Engineering 2007
    Allan McInnes, Electrical & Computer Engineering 2007
    Aroh Barjatya, Electrical & Computer Engineering 2007
    Jason Bingham, Electrical & Computer Engineering 2006
    Matthew Carney, Electrical & Computer Engineering 2006
    Timothy B. Campbell, Electrical & Computer Engineering 2006
    Albert Hummel, Electrical & Computer Engineering 2005
    Chad Fish, Electrical & Computer Engineering 2005
    John Salmon, Electrical & Computer Engineering 2005
    Matthew Warner, Electrical & Computer Engineering 2005
    Pranay Gupta, Electrical & Computer Engineering 2005
    Scott Cornelsen, Electrical & Computer Engineering 2005
    Jeff Ward, Electrical & Computer Engineering 2005
    Pat Patterson, Electrical & Computer Engineering 2005
    Sid Henderson, Electrical & Computer Engineering 2005
    Asti Bhatt, Electrical & Computer Engineering 2004
    Balachander Srinivasan, Electrical & Computer Engineering 2004
    Chad Carlson, Electrical & Computer Engineering 2004
    Jeffrey Henry, Electrical & Computer Engineering 2004
    Krishna Kurra, Electrical & Computer Engineering 2004
    Lin Niu, Electrical & Computer Engineering 2004
    Omar Morales, Electrical & Computer Engineering 2004
    Sid Stock, Electrical & Computer Engineering 2004
    Aroh Barjatya, Electrical & Computer Engineering 2003
    Todd Humphreys, Electrical & Computer Engineering 2003
    Anuradah Chandrasekaran, Electrical & Computer Engineering 2002
    Jeff Ward, Electrical & Computer Engineering 2002
    John Jensen, Electrical & Computer Engineering 2000
    Mark Wilkinson, Electrical & Computer Engineering 1999
    Darin K. Fowers, Electrical & Computer Engineering 1998
    Kerry M. Nelson, Electrical & Computer Engineering 1998
    Pavel V. Nikitin, Electrical & Computer Engineering 1998
    Gary L. Jensen, Electrical & Computer Engineering 1997
    Laurel L. Abeyta, Electrical & Computer Engineering 1997
    Scott A. Heritch, Electrical & Computer Engineering 1997
    John Allan Stevens, Electrical & Computer Engineering 1996
    Stephen E. Clarke, Electrical & Computer Engineering 1996