a tutorial program for the astronomy department as well as working with
Native American students in El Monte. The goal is to encourage those
students to enroll in PCC and transfer to CSULA.
the weekly seminars of SPACE Laboratory. The topics include: shape
control of JWST using decentralized control technology, embedded control
architecture of JWST, scheduling of parallel signal processing tasks,
FITS Viewer Design, astronomical image compression and enhancement.
the SERENADES Laboratory Technical Workshop, June, 2005. 11
presentations were given.
trip on Friday May 13th to
NASA Goldstone. We toured radio telescopes of the Deep Space Network.
to NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory. We toured the Microelectronics Device Lab
and the Mars Sandbox.
entitled Â“The Search for Extrasolar Planets,Â” which reviewed the searches
that are currently underway for planets around other stars.
and workshops on various space science topics: students obtained fundamental
knowledge in space science, and were exposed to some widely used
astronomical software package such as IDS, SkyView, and IRAF.
courses on astronomical image processing.
attending the Physics and Astronomy colloquia.
regular meetings of the Physics Club, and participated in related activities
such as astronomy workshops at the California Science Center at Zzyxx, CA.
course - EE 454 Real-time Multimedia Systems - is currently being developed
to provide students with knowledge of a client-and-server model of real-time
operations for interdisciplinary applications.
Other courses include PHYS 311 Elements of Modern Astronomy and PHYS 412 Lab
Applications of Minicomputers and Microcomputers.
undergraduate students have participated in summer internships with Boeing
graduate students have been enrolled in the NASA Planetary Science Summer
School hosted by JPL.
undergraduate student from the SERENADES Laboratory has enrolled in the M.S.
program at USC. The personnel will focus on fault-tolerant, real-time
embedded architecture of the SPACE testbed.