Corina Battista Print


  240-228-4369

  Corina.Battista@jhuapl.edu

: SES

:   Program Manager

:  Planetary, Heliophysics

  Europa Clipper, PIMS, JUICE, JENI, JoEE

 
Degree Field of Study Year Attained Institution Name
Master of Science Technical Management 2011 The Johns Hopkins University - Whiting School of Engineering
Bachelor of Arts Philosophy/Psychology 1991 Muhlenberg College

25 years of experience as a Project/Program Manager.  Managed the development of real-time equipment and network management software for a variety of telephony and data applications. Led multiple Teams for several DoD Programs. Managed/Managing the development of 5 Probes, several Spacecraft, and 2 Instruments for various NASA and ESA Missions. Involved in all Product Lifecycle Phases and successfully achieved an array of assignments that span the following areas:

• Project/Program Management

• Spacecraft Management

• Instrument Management

• Risk Management

• Subcontractor Management

• Project Planning & Control (PP&C)

• Earned Value Management (EVM)

• Proposal Management and Contract Negotiations

• Production Planning/Management

• Product Management

• Vendor Management.

 
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Start Year End Year Description
2020 Current Deputy Program Manager (Spacecraft/Mission Operations) - IMAP, JHU/APL: Responsible for all schedule, cost, technical, risk, quality, customer-facing, and safety aspects of the Spacecraft and Mission Operations efforts for the Interstellar Mapping and Acceleration Probe (IMAP) Mission. Develop and deliver IMAP’s Weekly Report for the NASA customer. Manage the new IMAP Leads mentoring relationships (facilitated Agreement Plans to close out an IMAP SRR RFA).
2016 Current Program Manager - PEP-Hi, JHU/APL: Responsible for all schedule, cost, technical, risk, quality, customer-facing, and safety aspects of the JUICE Mission's Particle Environment Package - Hi (PEP-Hi) Project. Lead the PEP-Hi Monthly Management Reviews (MMR) with the NASA customer. Chair the PEP-Hi Risk Board/lead the Risk Management process. Present PEP-Hi’s status at the SESMAC Project Tag-Up Meetings. Drove the successful execution of the PEP-Hi NASA Critical Design Review in June 2018.
2016 Current Deputy Project Manager - PIMS, JHU/APL: Manage the day-to-day schedule, cost, and technical efforts of the Europa Clipper Mission's Plasma Instrument for Magnetic Sounding (PIMS). Chair the PIMS Risk Board/lead the Risk Management process. Lead/support the PIMS Monthly Management Reviews (MMR) with the customer. Drove the successful execution of the PIMS Critical Design Review (iCDR) in May 2019. Drove the successful execution of the PIMS Preliminary Design Review (iPDR) in December 2017.
2014 2016 Production Planning Manager - PSP, JHU/APL: Led the successful (with minimal delays/defects/issues) completion of all Production Planning efforts as the Program Office representative for PSP. Instantiated and spearheaded Production Planning Meetings across all affected PSP Electrical and Mechanical Subsystems. Acted as the liaison to REDD (the Shops) and SEH (Parts/Component Engineering) in this new role for the SES. Co-developed a new Engineering Change Process with SMA and SEH.
2013 2014 Acting Program Manager/Deputy Program Manager - MSIS, JHU/APL: Led the MSIS Mission to conclusion on time and under budget. Negotiated a contract extension for MSIS to keep the Team engaged to help position JHU/APL to win follow-on work. Provided Risk Management for MSIS. Managed the MSIS Subcontractor. Led the MSIS Risk Review Board Meetings. Championed a tour of the facilities and the MSIS hardware for the DoD customer and SES Management.
Year Description
1991 Phi Beta Kappa
2020 SES Explorer Award
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Becker, M.~C. and Presley, M. and Clark, G.~B. and Brand t, P.~C. and Parker, C.~W. and Battista, C.~C. and Jaskulek, S. and Peitsch, C.~M., (2020), Spaceflight Instrumentation Enabled by Additive Manufacturing: A Case Study Analysis with the JUICE/JoEE Instrument, Lunar and Planetary Science Conference, 1736

Westlake, J.~H. and McNutt, R.~L., Jr. and Kasper, J.~C. and Battista, C. and Case, A.~W. and Cochrane, C. and Grey, M. and Jia, X. and Kivelson, M. and Kim, C. and Korth, H. and Khurana, K.~K. and Krupp, N. and Paty, C.~S. and Roussos, E. and Rymer, A.~M. and Stevens, M.~L. and Slavin, J.~A. and Smith, H.~T. and Saur, J. and Coren, D., (2017), The Plasma Instrument for Magnetic Sounding (PIMS) on The Europa Clipper Mission, AGU Fall Meeting Abstracts, 2017, SH44A-03

Westlake, Joseph H. and McNutt, Ralph L. and Kasper, Justin C. and Rymer, Abigail and Case, Anthony and Battista, Corina and Cochrane, Corey and Coren, David and Crew, Alexander and Grey, Matthew and Jia, Xianzhe and Khurana, Krishan and Kim, Cindy and Kivelson, Margaret G. and Korth, Haje and Krupp, Norbert and Paty, Carol and Roussos, Elias and Stevens, Michael and Slavin, James A. and Smith, Howard T. and Saur, Joachim, (2017), The Plasma Instrument for Magnetic Sounding (PIMS) onboard the Europa Clipper Mission, AAS/Division for Planetary Sciences Meeting Abstracts #49, 219.18

Westlake, Joseph H. and McNutt, Ralph L. and Kasper, Justin C. and Case, Anthony W. and Grey, Matthew P. and Kim, Cindy K. and Battista, Corina C. and Rymer, Abigail and Paty, Carol S. and Jia, Xianzhe and Stevens, Michael L. and Khurana, Krishan and Kivelson, Margaret G. and Slavin, James A. and Korth, Haje H. and Smith, Howard T. and Krupp, Norbert and Roussos, Elias and Saur, Joachim, (2016), The Plasma Instrument for Magnetic Sounding (PIMS) on The Europa Clipper Mission, AAS/Division for Planetary Sciences Meeting Abstracts #48, 123.27