Students 研究生 (updated: 09/01/2016)

Students can participate satellite (FORMOSAT-5/AIP, FORMOSAT-7C1/IVM, and INSPIRESat-2/CIP) missions during their study in SPL. Some research topics could be learned like payload, space environmental tests, computing, etc. as follows:

  • Space payload 太空酬載

    • Mechanical design and structuring: Ashlar-Vellum Cobalt and Graphite (1 seat), Autodesk AutoCAD, Dassault Systèmes SolidWorks (30-seat floating license), MSC Software Academic FEA Bundle (5-seat floating license), Nippon Avionics welding machine, etc.
    • Data acquisition: NI LabVIEW (NI Academic Site License - Department Teaching License: LabVIEW Core Software), NI PXI (3 sets), NI USB DAQ, etc.
    • Digital processing system: NI Single-Board RIO (5 sets of sbRIO-9632 and 1 set of sbRIO-9606), NI LabVIEW Real-Time and FPGA (NI Academic Site License - Department Teaching License: Control and Embedded Systems Software Option and Signal Processing and Communications Option Components), NI CompactRIO (4 sets of 4-slot and 2 sets of 8-slot), NI myRIO (10 sets), NI CompactDAQ (a set of 1-slot and a set of 8-slot), Xilinx Spartan-3AN FPGA Starter Kit (5 sets), Xilinx CoolRunner-II CPLD Starter Kits (5 sets), Digilent ZYBO Zynq-7000 development boards (15 sets), Xilinx Vivado Design Suite: System Edition (University License 25 Licenses), etc.
    • Circuit design/simulation: NI Circuit Design Suite (5 seats of standalone license, 1 seat of Power Pro, and NI Academic Site License - Department Teaching License: Circuit Design Option), educational data acquisition/circuit design platform (5 sets of NI ELVIS and 5 sets of NI ELVIS II+), etc.
    • PCB fabrication: LPKF circuit board plotter, through-hole conductivity/plating, multilayer prototyping, screen printing and solder-resist masks, SMT solder paste printer, pick-and-place assembly system, lead-free reflow oven, etc.

  • Environmental tests 環境測試

    • Space Plasma Simulation Chamber: operation, monitoring system, data acquisition system, residual gas analyzer, mass flow meter & controller, photonic multichannel analyzer, turn table in vacuum, UV light source for plasma generation, etc.
    • Thermal vacuum chamber: a vacuum chamber, thermal plates, a pumping subsystem, etc.
    • Temperature cycling facility: TP04300A ThermoStream, front load style FL30 ThermoChamber, compressed air supply, etc.
    • Vibration test facility: sine and random vibration function, fixtures, vibration measurement subsystem, etc.
    • Clean booth (Class 10,000): a clean bench (Class 1,000), an electronic ultra-dry box, etc.

  • Computing 程式計算

    • Programming languages: FORTRAN, C (2-seat floating license of Intel Composer XE for Windows 2013), Objective-C (Xcode), etc.
    • Graphic packages: KaleidaGraph, proFit, MATLAB and Simulink (25-seat floating license), IDL, etc.
    • Scripting languages: Unix shell scripts, AppleScript Studio, etc.
    • Computing platforms: Mac OS X (client and server), Microsoft Windows (XP, Vista, 7, 8, and 10), etc.
    • Advanced programming skills: POSIX threads programming, Xgrid, Mac OS X programming, OpenGL, etc.

Evaluation 評估測試

An evaluation on rookie students in SPL will be held regularly before the beginning of the 1st semester and conducted by senior members. Students are required to leave the SPL if they fail the evaluation.

Graduate student # 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Available 1 0 3 3 3 6 2 6 2 4
Final 1 0 1 2 0 5 2 3 1 4
Graduate student # 2016 2017 2018
Available 3 3 4
Final 2 3 ?

Personality 個人特質

I tried to conclude my expectations to graduate students as follows:

  • Open mind and enjoy sharing with others.
    心胸寬闊,樂與他人分享。

  • Take up challenges and can meet them.
    勇於接受挑戰,有能力達成目標。

Of course I am also required by these conditions. :)

Scholarships 獎學金

Every semester one graduate student will represent GISS to compete for a scholarship at NCU. Fortunately, all recommended students have received their scholarships as expected.

  • 太空所碩二吳柏宏,102 學年度第二學期優秀學生獎學金。
  • 太空所博一茅雅䪧,102 學年度博士班獎學金。
  • 太空所碩一蔡豐名,102 學年度碩士班獎學金。
  • 太空所碩二周彥含,101 學年度第二學期優秀學生獎學金。
  • 太空所碩二徐妤婷,101 學年度第一學期優秀學生獎學金。
  • 太空所碩一茅雅䪧,100 學年度第二學期優秀學生獎學金。
  • 太空所碩一倪健航,100 學年度第一學期優秀學生獎學金。
  • 太空所博一林再文,100 學年度博士班獎學金。
  • 太空所碩二沈裕德,99 學年度第二學期優秀學生獎學金。
  • 太空所碩二朱宴達,99 學年度第一學期優秀學生獎學金。
  • 太空所碩二林再文,98 學年度第二學期優秀學生獎學金。