Evan Derek Hoffman

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Evan Derek Hoffman

  • RSCH AST, SOLID EARTH GEOPHYSICAL STD
  • 301.286.1394
  • NASA/GSFC
  • Mail Code: 61A.1
  • Greenbelt , MD 20771
  • Employer: NASA
  • Positions/Employment

    6/2016 - Present

    SLR Instrument Scientist

    NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, Maryland
    1/2013 - 10/2014

    Researcher

    GFZ German Research Centre for Geosciences, Potsdam, Germany
    4/2008 - 5/2016

    Systems Engineer

    Honeywell Technology Solutions, Inc., Lanham, Maryland
    6/2007 - 3/2008

    Electronics Engineer

    United States Naval Observatory, Washington, D.C.

    Publications

    Refereed

    Mao, D., J. F. McGarry, E. Mazarico, et al. G. A. Neumann, X. Sun, M. H. Torrence, T. W. Zagwodzki, D. D. Rowlands, E. D. Hoffman, J. E. Horvath, J. E. Golder, M. K. Barker, D. E. Smith, and M. T. Zuber. 2017. "The Laser Ranging Experiment of the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter: Five Years of Operations and Data Analysis." Icarus, 283: 55-69 [10.1016/j.icarus.2016.07.003]

    Sun, X., D. R. Skillman, E. D. Hoffman, et al. D. Mao, J. F. McGarry, L. McIntire, R. S. Zellar, F. M. Davidson, W. H. Fong, M. A. Krainak, G. A. Neumann, M. T. Zuber, and D. E. Smith. 2013. "Free space laser communication experiments from Earth to the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter in lunar orbit." Optics Express, 21 (2): 1865 [10.1364/oe.21.001865]

    Non-Refereed

    Hoffman, E. D., D. S. Patterson, H. L. Donovan, J. L. Mcgarry, and C. B. Clarke. 2016. "SGSLR Range Control Electronics Design and Implementation." 20th International Workshop on Laser Ranging, Potsdam Germany, October 9-14, 2016 [Full Text (Link)]

    Merkowitz, S. M., J. Esper, L. M. Hilliard, et al. E. D. Hoffman, J. E. Horvath, F. G. Lemoine, J. L. Long, C. Ma, D. McCormick, J. L. Mcgarry, B. P. Michael, C. E. Noll, J. Sager, M. D. Shappirio, and S. L. Wetzel. 2016. "The NASA Space Geodesy Network." 20th International Workshop on Laser Ranging, Potsdam Germany, October 9-14, 2016 [Full Text (Link)]

    Hoffman, E. D. 2016. "SGSLR Testing Facility at GGAO." GSFC-E-DAA-TN35238 [Full Text (Link)]

    Donovan, H. L., D. S. Patterson, S. L. Wetzel, et al. J. Marzouk, J. L. Mcgarry, J. J. Degnan, A. Nelson, F. Hall, J. W. Cheek, M. Shappirio, and E. D. Hoffman. 2016. "The Gimbal and Telescope Assembly for NASA's Next Generation Space Geodesy SLR Systems." 20th International Workshop on Laser Ranging, Potsdam Germany, October 9-14, 2016 [Full Text (Link)]

    Mcgarry, J. L., H. L. Donovan, S. L. Wetzel, et al. J. Marzouk, J. J. Degnan, J. E. Horvath, J. W. Cheek, E. D. Hoffman, D. S. Patterson, I. Diegel, R. Ricklefs, R. Machan, E. L. Leventhal, A. M. Mann, and C. B. Clarke. 2016. "Designing NASA's Next Generation SLR stations with the goal of full automation." 20th International Workshop on Laser Ranging, Potsdam Germany, October 9-14, 2016. [Full Text (Link)]

    Sun, X., D. R. Skillman, E. D. Hoffman, et al. D. Mao, J. L. Mcgarry, G. A. Neumann, L. McIntire, R. S. Zellar, F. M. Davidson, W. H. Fong, M. A. Krainak, M. T. Zuber, and D. E. Smith. 2013. "Simultaneous Laser Ranging and Communication from an Earth-Based Satellite Laser Ranging Station to the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter in Lunar Orbit.”." Proceedings of the SPIE XXV Conference on Free-Space Laser Communication and Atmospheric Propagation [10.1117/12.2006645]

    Publications

    Refereed

    Mao, D., J. F. McGarry, E. Mazarico, et al. G. A. Neumann, X. Sun, M. H. Torrence, T. W. Zagwodzki, D. D. Rowlands, E. D. Hoffman, J. E. Horvath, J. E. Golder, M. K. Barker, D. E. Smith, and M. T. Zuber. 2017. "The Laser Ranging Experiment of the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter: Five Years of Operations and Data Analysis." Icarus 283 55-69 [10.1016/j.icarus.2016.07.003]

    Sun, X., D. R. Skillman, E. D. Hoffman, et al. D. Mao, J. F. McGarry, L. McIntire, R. S. Zellar, F. M. Davidson, W. H. Fong, M. A. Krainak, G. A. Neumann, M. T. Zuber, and D. E. Smith. 2013. "Free space laser communication experiments from Earth to the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter in lunar orbit." Optics Express 21 (2): 1865 [10.1364/oe.21.001865]

    Non-Refereed

    Hoffman, E. D., D. S. Patterson, H. L. Donovan, J. L. Mcgarry, and C. B. Clarke. 2016. "SGSLR Range Control Electronics Design and Implementation." 20th International Workshop on Laser Ranging, Potsdam Germany, October 9-14, 2016 [Full Text (Link)]

    Merkowitz, S. M., J. Esper, L. M. Hilliard, et al. E. D. Hoffman, J. E. Horvath, F. G. Lemoine, J. L. Long, C. Ma, D. McCormick, J. L. Mcgarry, B. P. Michael, C. E. Noll, J. Sager, M. D. Shappirio, and S. L. Wetzel. 2016. "The NASA Space Geodesy Network." 20th International Workshop on Laser Ranging, Potsdam Germany, October 9-14, 2016 [Full Text (Link)]

    Hoffman, E. D. 2016. "SGSLR Testing Facility at GGAO." GSFC-E-DAA-TN35238 [Full Text (Link)]

    Donovan, H. L., D. S. Patterson, S. L. Wetzel, et al. J. Marzouk, J. L. Mcgarry, J. J. Degnan, A. Nelson, F. Hall, J. W. Cheek, M. Shappirio, and E. D. Hoffman. 2016. "The Gimbal and Telescope Assembly for NASA's Next Generation Space Geodesy SLR Systems." 20th International Workshop on Laser Ranging, Potsdam Germany, October 9-14, 2016 [Full Text (Link)]

    Mcgarry, J. L., H. L. Donovan, S. L. Wetzel, et al. J. Marzouk, J. J. Degnan, J. E. Horvath, J. W. Cheek, E. D. Hoffman, D. S. Patterson, I. Diegel, R. Ricklefs, R. Machan, E. L. Leventhal, A. M. Mann, and C. B. Clarke. 2016. "Designing NASA's Next Generation SLR stations with the goal of full automation." 20th International Workshop on Laser Ranging, Potsdam Germany, October 9-14, 2016. [Full Text (Link)]

    Sun, X., D. R. Skillman, E. D. Hoffman, et al. D. Mao, J. L. Mcgarry, G. A. Neumann, L. McIntire, R. S. Zellar, F. M. Davidson, W. H. Fong, M. A. Krainak, M. T. Zuber, and D. E. Smith. 2013. "Simultaneous Laser Ranging and Communication from an Earth-Based Satellite Laser Ranging Station to the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter in Lunar Orbit.”." Proceedings of the SPIE XXV Conference on Free-Space Laser Communication and Atmospheric Propagation [10.1117/12.2006645]

                                                                                                                                                                                            
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