Carolin Frueh

Carolin Frueh

2014 - Assistant Professor

Degrees

Ph.D., Physics with Specialization in Astronomy, University of Bern, Switzerland, 2011
MS of Science, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany 2006

Contact

701 W. Stadium Ave.
West Lafayette, IN 47907-2045

Office: 3309
Office Phone: 765-49-47436
Email: cfrueh@purdue.edu

Interests

Space Situational Awareness (satellites, debris and near earth objects)

Awards and Major Appointments

US National Research Council Postdoctoral Fellowship Air Force Research Lab, 2012/2013
Schweizerische Studienstiftung (Swiss Government) Fellowship, 2008/09/10
ESA Education Office Award, 2008
Hoelderlin-SAP award, 2004
Deutsche Studienstiftung (German Government) Fellowship, 2001-2011

Research Areas

Coupled orbit-attitude dynamics, natural force interaction, finite set statistics and tracking.perturbation modeling,optical characterization of unknown RSO, man-made object taxonomy,semi-coupled integration

Publications

Name transcriptions, which are in use: Früh, Frueh, (wrongly: Fruh)

Books


Identification of Space Debris, C. Früh, Shaker Verlag Aachen, 2011, ISBN: 978-3-8440-0516

Papers


C. Früh, M. Jah, Efficient High Area-to-Mass ratio (HAMR) Object Propagation including Self-Shadowing, Acta Astronautica, 95, 227 - 241, 2014

C. Früh, M. Jah, Attitude and Orbit Propagation using a Semi-Coupled Approach, Journal of the Astronautical Sciences, , DOI: 10.1007/s40295-014-0013-1, 2014.

C. Früh, D. Ferguson, C. Lin, M. Jah, Passive Electrostatic Charging of Near-Geosynchronous Space Debris HAMR Objects and its Effects on the Coupled Object Dynamics, Proc. AAS Space Flight Mechanics Meeting, Santa Fe, NM, February 2014.

C. Früh, M. Jah, E.Valdez, P. Kervin, T. Kelecy, Phylogenetic Taxonomy for Artificial Space Objects, Proc. AAS Space Flight Mechanics Meeting, Santa Fe, NM, February 2014.

C. Früh, D. Ferguson, C. Lin, M. Jah, The effect of passive electrostatic charging on neargeosynchronous high area to mass ratio objects, Proceedings of the International Astronautical Congress, 2013

C. Früh, M. Jah, Detection Probability of Earth Orbiting Objects Using Optical Sensors in Different Observation Scenarios, Proc. AIAA/AAS Astrodynamics Specialists Conference, Hilton Head, August 2013.

C. Früh, M. Jah, E.Valdez, T. Kelecy, P. Kervin, Initial Taxonomy and Classification Scheme for Artificial Space Objects, Proceedings of the 2010 AMOS Technical Conference, Maui, Hawaii, USA, 2013.

C. Früh, T. Kelecy, M. Jah Coupled Orbit-Attitude Dynamics of High Area-to-Mass Ratio (HAMR) Objects: Influence of Solar Radiation Pressure, Earth's Shadow and the Visibility in Light Curves, Celestial Mechanics and Dynamical Astronomy, 117:385404, 2013.

C. Früh, M. Jah, E.Valdez, P. Kervin, T. Kelecy, Development of an Initial Taxonomy and Classification Scheme for Artificial Space Objects, Proc. ESA Space Debris Conference, Darmstadt, April 2013.

C. Früh, Attitude and Orbit Propagation of High Area-to-Mass Ratio (HAMR) Objects using a Semi-Coupled Approach, Proc. AAS Space Flight Mechanics Meeting, Kauai, HI, February 2013.

C. Früh, Coupled Orbit-Attitude Motion of High Area-to-Mass Ratio (HAMR) Ojects including Self-Shadowing, Proc. AAS Space Flight Mechanics Meeting, Kauai, HI, February 2013.

C. Früh, T. Schildknecht, Accuracy of Two Line Element Data for Geostationary and High-Eccentricity Orbits. In AIAA, Guidance, Control and Dynamics, Vol. 35, No. 5, September 2012.

C. Früh, T. Schildknecht, Attitude Motion of Space Debris under Inuence of Solar Radiation Pressure and Gravity, Proceedings of the International Astronautical Congress 2012, A6.2.6, Naples, Italy, 1 - 5 Oct, 2012.

C. Früh, T. Kelecy, M. Jah, Attitude Dynamics Simulation of MLI Space Debris Objects in Geosynchronous Earth Orbit, Proc. AIAA/AAS Astrodynamics Specialists Conference, Minneapolis, MN, August 2012.

C. Früh, T. Schildknecht, Variation of Area-to-Mass-Ratio of HAMR Space Debris Objects. In Monthly Notices of Royal Astronomical Society 419, 3521 { 3528, 2012.

C. Früh, T. Schildknecht, Object Image Linking of Objects in Near Earth Orbits in the Presence of Cosmics. In Advances in Space Research, 49, 594 -- 602, 2012.

C. Früh, T. Schildknecht, Combination of Light Curve Measurements and Orbit Determination for Space Debris Identification. In Proceedings of the International Astronautical Congress 2011, A6.1.14, Cape Town, South Africa, 3 - 7 Oct, 2011.

C. Früh, T. Schildknecht, Area-to-Mass Variations of HAMR Objects Determined Using ZIMLAT Observations. In Proceedings of the International Symposium on Orbit Propagation and Determination, Lille, France, 26 - 28 September, 2011.

C. Früh, T. Schildknecht, A. Hinze, M. Reber, Optical Observation Campaign in the Framework of the ESA Space Surveillance System Precursor Services. In Proceedings of the European Space Surveillance Conference, Madrid, Spain, 7 - 9 June, 2011.

C. Früh, T. Schildknecht, Analysis of Observed and Simulated Light Curves of Space Debris. In Proceedings of the International Astronautical Congress 2010, A6.1.9, Prague, Czech Republic, 27 Sep- 1 Oct, 2010.

C. Früh, T. Schildknecht, Investigation of Properties and Characteristics of High-Area-to-Mass Ratio Objects Based on Examples of Optical Observation Data of Space Debris Objects in GEO-like Orbits. In Proceedings of the 2010 AMOS Technical Conference, Maui, Hawaii, USA,14-17 September 2010.

C. Früh, T. Schildknecht, Orbit Propagation and Validation with Angle-Only Observations. In Proceedings of the 20th AAS/AIAA Astrodynamics Specialist Conference, Toronto, Canada, August 2nd - 5th, 2010.

C. Früh, T. Schildknecht, M. Ploner, Comparison of different Methods of Ephemeris Retrieval for Correlation of Observations of Space Debris Objects. In Proceedings of the 2009 AMOS Technical Conference, Maui, Hawaii, USA, 1-4 September 2009.

C. Früh, T. Schildknecht, R. Musci, M. Ploner, Catalogue Correlation of Space Debris Objects. In Proceedings of the Fifth European Conference on Space Debris, ESOC, Darmstadt, Germany, 30 March-2 April 2009.

C. Früh, R. Musci, T. Schildknecht, Improved Method for Recognizing unknown Space Debris Objects on Series of CCD Frames. In Proceedings of the International Astronautical Congress 2008, A6.5.2, Glasgow, Scotland, Great Britain, 29 Sep- 3 Oct, 2008.

Co-Authored


K. J. DeMars, I.I. Hussein, C. Früh, M.K.Jah, R.S. Erwin, An AEGIS-FISST Approach for Multiple Object Tracking in Space Situational Awareness, Celestial Mechanics and Dynamical Astronomy, Battin Special Issue, submitted.

S. Channumsin, M. Ceriotti, C. Früh, G. Radice, Orbital Dynamics of Lightweight Flexible Debris, Proceedings of the International Astronautical Congress, 2013.

Y. Cheng, C. Früh, K.J. DeMars, Comparison of PHD Filter and CPHD Filter for Space Object Tracking, Proc. AIAA/AAS Astrodynamics Specialists Conference, Hilton Head, August 2013

Y. Cheng, K.J. DeMars, C. Früh, M.K. Jah, Gaussian Mixture PHD Filter for Space Object Tracking, Proc. AAS Space Flight Mechanics Meeting, Kauai, HI, February 2013.

I. I. Hussein, C. Früh, R. S Erwin, M.K. Jah, An AEGIS-FISST Algorithm for Joint Detection, Classification and Tracking, Proc. AAS Space Flight Mechanics Conference, Kauai, HI, February 2013.

I. I.Hussein, K.J. DeMars,C. Früh, R.S. Erwin, M.K.Jah, An AEGIS-FISST Integrated Detection and Tracking Approach to Space Situational Awareness, Proc. AIAA/AAS Astrodynamics Specialists Conference, Minneapolis, MN, August 2012.

I. I. Hussein,K.J. DeMars, C. Früh, R.S. Erwin, M.K. Jah, An AEGIS-FISST Integrated Detection and Tracking Approach to Space Situational Awareness, 15th International Conference on Information Fusion, Singapore, July 2012.

T. Schildknecht, W. Flury, C. Früh, J. Herzog, A. Hinze, A.Vananti, Using Optical Observations to Survey, Track, and Characterize Small-Size Objects at High Altitudes. In 28th International Symposium on Space Technology and Science, June 5-12, Okinawa, Japan, 2011.

T. Schildknecht, C. Früh, A. Hinze, J. Herzog, Dynamical Properties of High Area to Mass Ratio Objects in GEO-Like Orbits. In Advances in Space Research, to be published in 2011.

J. Herzog, C. Früh, T. Schildknecht, Build-up and Maintenance of a Catalogue of GEO Objects with ZimSMART and ZimSMART2. In Proceedings of the International Astronautical Congress 2010, A6.5.2, Prague, Czech Republic, 27 Sep- 1 Oct, 2010.

M. Ploner, T. Schildknecht, C. Früh, A.Vananti, Space Surveillance Observations at the Zimmerwald Observatory. In Proceedings of the Fifth European Conference on Space Debris, ESOC, Darmstadt, Germany, 30 March-2 April 2009.

T. Flohrer, H. Krag, H. Klinkrad, B. Bastida Virgili, C. Früh, Improving ESA's Collision Risk Estimates by an Assessment of he TLE orbit errors of the US SSN Catalogue. In Proceedings of the Fifth European Conference on Space Debris, ESOC, Darmstadt, Germany, 30 March-2 April 2009.

T. Schildknecht, R. Musci, C. Früh, M. Ploner, Color Photometry and Light Curve Observations of Space Debris GEO. In Proceedings of the International Astronautical Congress 2008, A6.1.4, Glasgow, Scotland, Great Britain, 29 Sep- 3 Oct, 2008.

T. Flohrer, T. Schildknecht, C. Früh, R. Musci, M. Ploner, Optical Observations at the Zimmerwald Observatory. In Proceedings of the International Astronautical Congress 2007, Hyderabad, India, 21 - 28 Sep, 2007.

Humanities


C. Früh, book review on Das geschenkte Universum, Astrophysik und Schopfung (Astrophysics and Creation), Arnold Benz, Patmos 2010, Internationale Kirchliche Zeitschrift (International Church Journal, IKZ), 102 (2012), Heft 1/2, Editor Prof. Dr. Urs von Arx

C. Früh, book review on Goettliche Weltoekonomie, Perspektiven der Wissenschaftlichen Revolution vom 15. bis zum 17. Jahrhundert, Dieter Groh, Suhrkamp 2010, Internationale Kirchliche Zeitschrift (International Church Journal, IKZ), January 2013, Editor Prof. Dr. Urs von Arx

C. Früh, book review on Goettliche Weltoekonomie, Perspektiven der Wissenschaftlichen Revolution vom 15. bis zum 17. Jahrhundert (Divine World Economy, perspectives of the scientific revolution from the 15th to the 17th century), German, Dieter Groh, Suhrkamp 2010, 46 (4), December 2011, Zygon, Journal of Religion and Science, 1100 East 55th Street, Chicago, IL
60615-5112, USA

Fiction


C. Früh, Short story Schlangenwelt, Kalliope Zeitschrift fuer Literatur und Kunst (Journal of Literature and Art), Bernstein Verlag, I/2008, p.38


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