osborneDr. Barnaby Osborne
Visiting Professor - Satellite Applications

BEng (Hons) Mechanical and Space Engineering, University of Queensland
PhD Microgravity Physics, University of Queensland
 
Currently:

Academic Fellow, University of New South Wales, Australia (2012 - Present)
Director, Osborne Kruger Ltd, London, UK (2011 - Present)

Formerly:

Senior Lecturer in Astronautics, School of Aerospace Engineering, Kingston University, London (2007-12)
Testing and Instrumentation Engineer, BMT WBM Pty Ltd, Australia (2006-07)
Doctoral Research Student, School of Mechanical Engineering, University of Queensland, Australia (2001-08)

Research and Teaching Interests:

Microgravity fluid physics, microgravity experimentation, cubesats, systems engineering, space propulsion

Publications Include:

Refereed Full Papers:

1. A. P. R. Edwards, B. P. Osborne, J. M. Stoltzfus, T. Howes and T. A. Steinberg, "Instabilities and drop formation in cylindrical liquid jets in reduced gravity", Physics of Fluids, Oct, 2002.
2. B. P. Osborne, T. Suvorovs, J. De Wit and T. A. Steinberg, "Microanalysis of Quenched and Self-extinguished Aluminium Rods Burned in Oxygen", Flammability and Sensitivity of Materials in Oxygen-Enriched Atmospheres: Tenth Volume, ASTM STP 1454, T. A. Steinberg, H. D. Beeson, and B. E. Newton, Eds., ASTM International, West Conshohocken, PA, 2003.
3. T. Suvorovs, J. De Wit, B.P. Osborne and T.A. Steinberg, "Investigation of Burning Iron in Oxygen-Enriched Atmospheres through Microanalysis Techniques", Journal of ASTM International, Apr, 2004.
4. T. Suvorovs, J. De Wit, B.P. Osborne and T.A. Steinberg, "Investigation of Burning Aluminum in Oxygen-Enriched Atmospheres through Microanalysis Techniques", Journal of ASTM International, Aug, 2004.
5. B. P. Osborne, T. A. Steinberg, “An Experimental Investigation into Liquid Jetting Modes and Break-up Mechanisms Conducted in a New Reduced Gravity Facility”, Microgravity Science and Technology, 2006.
6. B. P. Osborne, V. J. Osborne and M. L. Kruger, “Comparison of sattelitte surveying to traditional surveying methods for the resources industry”, Journal of the British Interplanetary Society, Vol. 65, 2012.
7. B. P. Osborne and C. Welch, “Two degree of freedom model of chaotic dripping in reduced gravity”, Journal of the British Interplanetary Society, Vol. 65, 2012.
8. A. M. Ismail, B. P. Osborne and C. Welch, “The Potential of Aluminium Metal Powder as a Fuel for Space Propulsion Systems”, Journal of the British Interplanetary Society, Vol. 65, 2012.
9. J. Trunins, A. Curley and B. P. Osborne, “Design of a Mars rover mobility system”, Journal of the British Interplanetary Society, Vol. 65, 2012.
10. B. P. Osborne and C. Welch, “Short duration reduced gravity drop tower design and development”, Journal of the British Interplanetary Society, Vol. 65, 2012.
11. C.S. Welch and B.P. Osborne, “KUSPACE: Embedding Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Ambassador activities in the undergraduate engineering curriculum”, Journal of the British Interplanetary Society, Vol. 65, 2012.
12. J. S. Arkwright B. P. Osborne and C. Welch, “Development of a desktop hybrid rocket motor for classroom demonstration”, Journal of the British Interplanetary Society, Vol. 65, 2012.
13. J. Trunins, B.P Osborne and A. Augousti, “Drive system alignment and calibration of a microgravity drop tower of novel design”, Journal of Physics: Conference Series 450 (1) 2013
14. T. H. Nguyen, N. Tsafnat, E. Cetin, B. P. Osborne and T. F. Dixon, “Low-Earth orbit satellite constellation for ADS-B based in-flight aircraft tracking”, Advances in Aircraft and Spacecraft Science, 2014

Refereed Conference Publications:

1. P. Teakle, C.E. Nash, S.A. Johnson and B.P. Osborne, "Solid Fuel Rocket Testing at The University of Queensland", 4th Australian Space Research Conference, 2001.
2. B.P. Osborne, C.L. Pienaar, A.P.R. Edwards, G.J.A. Chiffoleau and T.A. Steinberg, "Reduced Gravity Testing at The University of Queensland and Research Opportunities", 7th Australian Space Development Conference, 2002
3. B.P. Osborne, C.L. Pienaar, C.E. Nash, T. Suvorovs and T.A. Steinberg, "Reduced gravity testing and research at The University of Queensland", 10th Australian International Aerospace Congress, 2003
4. P. Teakle, R.G. Morgan and B.P. Osborne, "Development of a solid fuel rocket at The University of Queensland", 10th Australian International Aerospace Congress, 2003
5. B.P. Osborne, "Short duration reduced gravity drop tower design and development", 59th International Astronautics Congress, 2008
6. B.P. Osborne and C.S. Welch, "Two degree of freedom model of chaotic dripping in reduced gravity", 62nd International Astronautics Congress, 2011
7. B.P. Osborne, V.J. Osborne and M.L. Kruger, " Comparison of satellite surveying to traditional surveying methods for the resources industry", 62nd International Astronautics Congress, 2011
8. C.S. Welch and B.P. Osborne, “KUSPACE: Embedding Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Ambassador activities in the undergraduate engineering curriculum", 62nd International Astronautics Congress, 2011
9. A.M. Ismail, B.P. Osborne and C.S. Welch, “The potential of aluminium metal powder as a fuel for space propulsion systems", 62nd International Astronautics Congress, 2011
10. O. Al-Khudairi, H. Hadavinia, E. Lewis and B. Osborne, L.S. Bryars, “Determining fracture envelope of laminated FRP composite for application in horizontal axis wind turbine blade", Mechanics of Materials Conference, 2012
11. E. Aboutanios and B.P. Osborne, “Grounding the UNSW masters in satellite systems engineering - the role of cubesats", 65th International Astronautics Congress, 2014
12. T. Nguyen, E. Cetin, B.P. Osborne, N. Tsafnat and T. Dixon, “Space Based ADS-B via a Low-Earth Orbit CubeSat Constellation", 65th International Astronautics Congress, 2014
13. J. Brandt, B.P. Osborne, C. Welch, E. Cetin, N. Tsafnat and T. Barber, “Designing a Microgravity Fluidics Experiment for use on-board the International Space Station", 65th International Astronautics Congress, 2014

Conference Abstracts:

1. B.P. Osborne and E. Aboutanios, "Warrawal: A new masters program in satellite systems engineering", 12th Australian Space Science Conference, 2012
2. B.P. Osborne, E. Aboutanious, A. Dempster, E. Cetin, G. Heiser, E. Glennon, “UNSW QB50 CubeSat Design: Experiments in radiation tolerance critical systems, GNSS remote observation and 3-D printed satellite structures.”, 5th European CubeSat Symposium, 2013
3. B.P. Osborne, E. Aboutanious, A. Dempster and E. Glennon, “GPS Remote sensing with a 2U QB50 CubeSat”, Asia Oceania Geosciences Society Conference, 2013
4. B.P. Osborne, E. Aboutanious, A. Dempster and G. Heiser, “Overview of the UNSW QB50 CubeSat - Educational CubeSat 0 (EC0)”, Asia Oceania Geosciences Society Conference, 2013
5. L. Qaio, M. Zhang, B.P. Osborne and A. Dempster, “Attitude Determination and Control System (ADCS) of UNSW QB50 project  “UNSW EC0”” 13th Australian Space Science Conference 2013
6. E. Aboutanios and B.P. Osborne, “A masters program in satellite systems engineering” 13th Australian Space Science Conference 2013
7. B.P. Osborne, J. Kepple, N. Tsafnat, E. Aboutanios and A. Dempster, “Design of a space compatible 3d printed satellite structure” 14th Australian Space Science Conference 2014
8. B.P. Osborne, E. Aboutanios and A. Dempster, “Impact of the Australian space hardware regulatory requirements on small satellite missions” 14th Australian Space Science Conference 2014
9. J. Brandt, B.P. Osborne, N. Tsafnat, and T. Barber, “The Breakup of Liquid Jets in Reduced Gravity Conditions” 14th Australian Space Science Conference 2014
10. L. Qiao, B.P. Osborne, and A. Dempster, “Design and simulation of attitude determination of UNSW ECO CubeSat using EKF” 14th Australian Space Science Conference 2014

Book Chapters:

1. O. Al-Khudairi, H. Hadavinia, E. Lewis, B. Osborne and L.S. Bryars, “ADVANCED COMPOSITE MATERIALS FOR AUTOMOTIVE APPLICATIONS: Chapter 12 Building Delamination Fracture Envelope under Mode I/Mode II Loading for FRP Composite Materials”, Wiley, 2014

Other:

1. B.P. Osborne, A.P.R. Edwards, C.L. Pienaar and T.A. Steinberg, "The University of Queensland Reduced Gravity Facility 2 Second Drop Tower", Mathematics and Science Conference (Poster Presentation), 2002
2.  JI Kepple, BP Osborne, N Tsafnat, E. Aboutanios and A Dempster, “Rapid Manufactured Thermoplastic Satellite Structure for QB50 Mission”, The 16th Israel Materials Engineering Conference (Poster Presentation), 2014
3.  JI Kepple, N Tsafnat and BP Osborne, “Analysis of Failure through Fracture of the 'Liberator' Rapid Prototyped Gun”, The 16th Israel Materials Engineering Conference (Poster Presentation), 2014
4. B. P. Osborne, A. Dempster and E. Aboutanios. “Investing in space: what the UK Space Agency can teach Australia”, The Conversation, 23rd July 2014.

Other Activities:

• Member of DeltaV, Space business accelerator for Australia

Professional Society Memberships
• Member of the Institute of Engineering and Technology