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Space Systems Operations Research Laboratory
Dr. Hang Woon Lee, Assistant Professor

Publications

Preprints

  1. T. H. Clareson, M. Fox, D. Amato, and H. Lee, "Embedded State Estimation for Optimization of Cislunar Space Domain Awareness Constellation Design,"  (Under review at Journal of Spacecraft and Rockets)

Journal Articles

  1. H. Lee, D. Williams Rogers, B. Pearl, H. Chen, and K. Ho, "Deterministic Multi-stage Constellation Reconfiguration Using Integer Linear Programming and Sequential Decision-Making Methods," Journal of Spacecraft and Rockets, Forthcoming.
  2. M. Patel, Y. Shimane, H. Lee, and K. Ho, "Cislunar Satellite Constellation Design Via Integer Linear Programming," The Journal of the Astronautical Sciences, vol. 71, no. 26, 2024, doi: http://doi.org/10.1007/s40295-024-00445-8.
  3. H. Lee and K. Ho, "Regional Constellation Reconfiguration Problem: Integer Linear Programming Formulation and Lagrangian Heuristic Method," Journal of Spacecraft and Rockets, vol. 60, no. 6, pp. 1828-1845, 2023, doi: http://doi.org/10.2514/1.A35685.
  4. H. Lee, S. Shimizu, S. Yoshikawa, and K. Ho, "Satellite Constellation Pattern Optimization for Complex Regional Coverage," Journal of Spacecraft and Rockets, vol. 57, no. 6, pp. 1309-1327, 2020, doi: http://doi.org/10.2514/1.A34657.
  5. H. Chen, H. Lee, and K. Ho, "Space Transportation System and Mission Planning for Regular Interplanetary Missions," Journal of Spacecraft and Rockets, vol. 56, no. 1, pp. 12-20, 2019, doi: http://doi.org/10.2514/1.A34168.
  6. H. Lee, P. Jakob, K. Ho, S. Shimizu, and S. Yoshikawa, "Optimization of Satellite Constellation Deployment Strategy Considering Uncertain Areas of Interest," Acta Astronautica, vol. 153, pp. 213-228, 2018, doi: http://doi.org/10.1016/j.actaastro.2018.03.054.

Conference Papers

  1. S. N. Paul and H. Lee, "Hypothesis Surface-Based Sensor Tasking for LEO Objects: Leveraging Space Sensor Data for Ground-Based Optical Observations," AIAA SciTech, Orlando, FL, Jan. 2024.
  2. D. Williams Rogers, S. Kim, M. Lee, Y. Kim, and H. Lee, "Designing Optimal Satellite Constellation Patterns with Facility Location Problem Models and Mixed Integer Linear Programming," AIAA ASCEND, Las Vegas, NV, Oct. 2023.
  3. T. H. Clareson, M. Fox, D. Amato, and H. Lee, "Optimization Framework for Multi-Sensor Systems in Cislunar Space Domain Awareness," AAS/AIAA Astrodynamics Specialist Conference, Big Sky, MT, Aug. 2023.
  4. B. Pearl, L. Gold, and H. Lee, "Comparing the Effectiveness of Agility and Reconfigurability in Earth Observation Satellite Systems for Disaster Response," AAS/AIAA Astrodynamics Specialist Conference, Big Sky, MT, Aug. 2023.
  5. M. Patel, Y. Shimane, H. Lee, and K. Ho, "Cislunar Satellite Constellation Design Via Integer Linear Programming," AAS/AIAA Astrodynamics Specialist Conference, Big Sky, MT, Aug. 2023.
  6. H. Lee and Z. Liu, "A Novel Formulation for the Multi-Stage Satellite Constellation Reconfiguration Problem: Initial Results," AAS/AIAA Space Flight Mechanics Meeting, Austin, TX, Jan. 2023.
  7. H. Lee, H. Chen, and K. Ho, "Maximizing Observation Throughput via Multi-Stage Satellite Constellation Reconfiguration," AAS/AIAA Astrodynamics Specialist Conference, Charlotte, NC, Aug. 2022.
  8. P. Clifton, H. Lee, A. Honda, S. Yoshikawa, and K. Ho, "Optimization Framework for Minimal Conjunction Satellite Constellation Design and Post Mission Disposal Trajectories," IEEE Aerospace Conference, Mar. 2022.
  9. H. Chen and H. Lee, "Distributed In-Situ Resource Utilization System Optimization for Multi-Mission Space Exploration," AIAA ASCEND, Nov. 2021.
  10. H. Lee and K. Ho, "A Lagrangian Relaxation-Based Heuristic Approach to Regional Constellation Reconfiguration Problem," AAS/AIAA Astrodynamics Specialist Conference, Aug. 2021.
  11. H. Lee and K. Ho, "Binary Integer Linear Programming Formulation for Optimal Satellite Constellation Reconfiguration," AAS/AIAA Astrodynamics Specialist Conference, Aug. 2020.
         - John V. Breakwell Student Travel Award
  12. H. Lee, K. Ho, S. Shimizu, and S. Yoshikawa, "A Semi-Analytical Approach to Satellite Constellation Design for Regional Coverage," AAS/AIAA Astrodynamics Specialist Conference, Snowbird, UT, Aug. 2018.
  13. H. Chen, H. Lee, and K. Ho, "Space Transportation System and Infrastructure Design for Regular Interplanetary Cargo Missions," AIAA SPACE Conference and Exposition, Orlando, FL, Sep. 2017.
  14. H. Lee, P. Jakob, K. Ho, S. Shimizu, and S. Yoshikawa, "Optimization of Satellite Constellation Deployment Strategy Considering Uncertain Areas of Interest," 9th International Workshop on Satellite Constellations and Formation Flying, Boulder, CO, Jun. 2017.
         - The Graduate College Conference Travel Award
  15. M. Prinkey, D. Miller, P. Bauer, K. Cahoy, E. Wise, C. Pong, R. Kingsbury, A. Marinan, H. Lee, and E. Main, "CubeSat Attitude Control Testbed Design: Merritt 4-Coil per axis Helmholtz Cage and Spherical Air Bearing," AIAA Guidance, Navigation, and Control Conference, Boston, MA, Aug. 2013.

Invited Technical Talks / Seminars

  1. H. Lee, "Recent Progress in Space Systems Operations Research," Center for KINETIC Plasma Physics, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV, Nov. 2022.
  2. H. Lee, "Regional constellations as alternative business strategy: Overcoming startups’ challenges in the space-based communications industry," AAS John Glenn Memorial Symposium, Virtual, July 2020.
         - The Molly K. Macauley Award

Theses

  1. H. Lee, "Design and Operations of Satellite Constellations for Complex Regional Coverage," Ph.D. Dissertation, Georgia Institute of Technology, 2022.

Magazine Articles

  1. O. Gunasekara, H. Lee, K. Ho, "Commercial human spaceflight leads year of firsts," Aerospace America, Vol. 58, No. 11, pp. 68, Dec. 2020.
  2. H. Lee and K. Ho, "Supplying the space station, preparing to put humans back on the moon," Aerospace America, Vo. 57, No. 11, pp. 63, Dec. 2019.