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Courses Taught

Course #
% Responsible
Win-2016ESS102-DL (distant learning)515050%

UW Class Seminars and Lectures

Course #
Feb 9, 2015AA Lowe HallSample return systems for space exploration
Nov 6, 2014ESS JHN HallSample Return from Small Solar System Objects

Awards and Honors

Award Name
Date Bestowed
Awarding Body
Brief Description
DISCOVER Magazine Awards for Technological Innovation2001sponsored by the Christopher Columbus Fellowship Foundation, Aerospace category
UW Undergraduate Research Mentor Awardee2014Undergraduate Academic Affairs

Professional Talks and Presentations

03-27-2015NASA Innovative Advanced Concepts (NIAC)Spring MeetingCOralWinglee, R. M., C. Truitt, and R. Hoyt, Sample return systems for extreme environments
12-14-2015AGUFall MeetingCPosterNorthway, P. P. Sturmer, and E. Winglee, Enabling CubeSat missions beyond Low Earth Orbit
02-01-2016Outer Planets Assessment GroupAnnualCPosterWinglee, R. M., T. Robinson, M. Danner, C. Truitt, R. Shibata, C. Herrera, and B. Petrich, Two-Stage Penetrator System for Icy Moon Landers
03-03-2016Southwest Research InstituteSpecial SeminarCOralWinglee, R. M., C. Truitt, T. Robinson, M. Danner, Penetrator Systems for Sample Return or Instrument Deployment on Small Solar System Bodies

Public and Community Service

Type of Service
Feb 2015Community College Arduino WorkshopWorkshop organizer
Nov 2015Coleville Tribal School, Coleville, Rocketry Blast OffOrganizer
Oct 2015SACNASCEnv representative
2015-Education Advisory Board, Museum of Flight, SeattleCommittee member

Recent Publications and Manuscripts in the Press

Johnson, I. K., R. M. Winglee and B. R. Roberson, A Solid Propellant High Power Helicon Thruster, Propulsion and Energy Forum, submitted 52th AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference, 2016

Winglee, R. M. and E. Harnett, Magnetosphere Magnetic Field Wobble Effects on the Dynamics of the Jovian Magnetosphere. Acta Geophys, submitted 2015.

Achilleos, N., N. Andre, C. S. Arridge, X. Blanco-Cano, P. C. Brandt, P. Delamere and R. M. Winglee, Transport of Energy and Momentum in Planetary Magnetodisc Regions, Space Sci. Rev., DOI:10.1007/s11214-014-0086-y, 2014.

Murakami, N. , R. M. Winglee, I. K. Johnson, and B. R. Roberson, Downstream flow analysis of high power helicon double gun thruster with application to spacecraft propulsion system, Propulsion and Energy Forum, July 28-30, 2014 Cleveland, OH, 50th AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference, AIAA 2014-3698, 2014.

Johnson, I. K., R. M. Winglee and B. R. Roberson, Pulsed Plasma Thrusters for Atmospheric Operation, Propulsion and Energy Forum, July 28-30, 2014 Cleveland, OH, 50th AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference, AIAA 2014-3403, 2014.

Johnson, I., R. Roberson, C. Truitt, J. Waldock, P. Northway, M. Pfaff, and R. Winglee, Development of a Rockoon Launch Platform and a sulfur fuel pulsed plasma thruster CubeSat, 28th Annual AIAA/USU Conference on Small Satellites, SSC14-P2-10, 2014.

Winglee, R. M., A. Kidder, E. Harnett, N. Ifland, C. Paty, and D. Snowden, Generation of Periodicities within the Kronian Magnetosphere by Titan’s Interaction with the Centrifugal Instability, J. Geophys. Res., 118, 4253–4269, doi:10.1002/jgra.50397, 2013.

Kidder, A., C. S. Paty, R. M. Winglee and E. M. Harnett, External Triggering of Plasmoid Development at Saturn, J. Geophys. Res., 117, A07206, doi: 10.1029/2012JA017625, 2012.

Kallio, E., J.-Y Chaufray, R. Modolo, D. Snowden, and R. Winglee, Three-dimensional fluid modeling at Venus, Mars and Titan, Space Science Reviews, 267-307, DOI: 10.1007/s11214-011-9814-8, 2011.

Roberson, B. R., R. M. Winglee, and J. Prager, Enhanced Magnetic Field Perturbations and Electric Currents Observed Downstream of the High Power Helicon, Physics of Plasmas, 18, 053505, doi:10.1063/1.3574753, 2011.

Snowden, D., and R. M. Winglee, Titan at the Edge I: Titan's interaction with Saturn's magnetosphere in the pre-noon sector, J. Geophys. Res., 116, A08229, doi:10.1029/2011JA016435, 2011.

Snowden, D., and R. M. Winglee, Titan at the Edge II: A global simulation of Titan exiting and re-entering Saturn's magnetosphere at 13.6 SLT, J. Geophys. Res., 116, A08229, doi:10.1029/2011JA016435, 2011.

Winglee, R. M., and E. Harnett, Influence of heavy ionospheric ions on substorm onset, J. Geophys. Res., 116, A11212, doi:10.1029/2011JA016447, 2011.

Current Research Interests

Space Plasmas, Magnetospheric Physics, Advanced Propulsion, Rockets, Sample Return Missions

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