Summer of Code in Space


Listed here are the projects that are part of the SOCIS 2019 program.

Find here the list of all project ideas that were submitted this year.

Sponsored by ESA/ESRIN – PhiLab

A1Advanced Cloud Detection
Mentor: Luis Veci, SkyWatch
Student: Aaron Pinto, McMaster University, Canada
A2NLP EO Data Search
Mentor: Joel Cumming, SkyWatch
Student: Lily Yang, University of Waterloo, Canada
A3Whale detection in time and space using AI
Mentor: Linwood Pendleton, WWF
Student: Manuel Rey Area, Autonomous University of Barcelona, Spain
A4Detecting wildlife waterholes with AI
A5AI4EO forecast
Mentor: Pablo Ruiz Sánchez, Deep Blue Globe
Student: Gábor Péterffy, Eötvös Loránd University, Hungary

Sponsored by ESA/ESTEC – Adv. Concepts & Studies Office

B1GUI and communications in embedded C / C++ Python
Mentor: Bence Nagy, Alba Orbital Ltd.
Student: Scott Hurley, University of Strathclyde, Scotland
B2Solar sailing design using ants intelligence
Mentor: Dario Izzo, pagmo
Student: Giacomo Acciarini, TU Delft, The Netherlands
B3Multi-objective trajectory optimization for GTOP
Mentor: Marcus Märtens, Pykep
Student: Mike Heddes, Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences, The Netherlands
B4Extension of the library as a package for symbolic calculations
Mentor: Ritwik Saha, EinsteinPy
Student: Sofía Ortín Vela, Universidad de Zaragoza, Spain
B5Orbit determination using SatNOGS network and Orekit
Mentor: Luc Maisonobe, Orekit
Student: Noel Janes, University of Glasgow, Scotland
B6Mission Design Module
Mentor: Dominic Dirkx, Delft University of Technology
Student: Marie Fayolle-Chambe, TU Delft, The Netherlands
B7Graph Designer
Mentor: Marcos Cardinot, Evoplex
Student: Eleftheria Chatziargyriou, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
B8gr-satellites, a SDR amateur satellite receiver framework: expanding the CCSDS stack support
Mentor: Daniel Estévez, GNU Radio
Student: Athanasios Theocharis, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
B9Expand the scope of solarbextrapolation
B10Land art with blockchain and satellites
B11Machine Learning on health-keeping telemetry for cubesat awareness and diagnostic
Mentor: Redouane Boumghar, Libre Space Foundation
Student: Jan-Peter Ceglarek, Technical University of Darmstadt, Germany
B12Portable AI solutions for test results analysis
Mentor: Carla Salas, Thales Alenia Space España
Student: Divija Palleti, Indian Institute of Information Technology, India

Honorable Participation

These projects are either self-funded by the respective organizations or run without sponsorship, but undergo same reviews as sponsored projects.

C1Super-resolution Imaging through High-frequency Subbands Prediction in the Wavelet Domain
Mentor: Vicente González Ruiz,
Student: Shobhit Patel, Pranveer Singh Institute Of Technology, India
C2Visual Relativity using EinsteinPy
Mentor: Shreyas Bapat, EinsteinPy
Student: Varun Singh, Indian Institute of Technology Mandi, India
C3Software for Evaluation of Data from Cosmic Ray Detectors AIRDOS and SPACEDOS
Mentor: Ondrej Ploc, Nuclear Physics Institute of the CAS
Student: Micky Yun Chan, Latvian University of Life Science and Technologies, Latvia
C4Adaptive Mesh refinement for EinsteinPy
C5Land art with blockchain and satellites
Mentor: Denisa Kera, University of Salamanca
Student: Ayush Prasad, Sikkim Manipal Institute of Technology, India
C6Land art with blockchain and satellites
Mentor: Denisa Kera, University of Salamanca
Student: Yu Hang, Wen Zhou University, China
C7Improving the Graphical User Interface (GUI) for monitoring the GNSS-SDR status in real time
Mentor: Carles Fernandez, GNSS-SDR
Student: Alvaro Cebrian, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, Spain
C8Lone Pseudoranger: Orbit determination by doppler shift tracking CubeSats
Mentor: Andreas Hornig,
Student: Felipe Leonardo Gómez-Cortés, Universidad de Los Andes, Colombia
C9Improving the Jhelioviewer client using conditional replenishment
Mentor: Vicente González Ruiz,
Student: Dhiraj Sharma, Army Institute of Technology, India