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Aerospace Systems

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William Garrard

William L. Garrard
Professor and Director of the Minnesota Space Grant Consortium
Ph.D., Engineering Mech., University of Texas-Austin


Research Areas:
-Dynamics and control of aerospace vehicles
-Stability and control of nonlinear systems
-Control of gas turbines
-Parachute dynamics
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Current research projects

Demoz Gebre-Egziabher

Demoz Gebre-Egziabher
Associate Professor and Director of Graduate Studies
Ph.D., Aeronautics and Astronautics, Stanford University


Research Areas:
-Sensor fusion
-Design of multi-sensor systems for navigation, guidance and control of aerospace vehicles
-Global Position System (GPS)
-Inertial navigation
-GPS-based precision landing systems
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Yohannes Ketema

Yohannes Ketema
Associate Professor
Ph.D., Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, Sweden


Research Areas:
-Optimal trajectory generation for unmanned aerial vehicles
-Orbital mechanics
-Mechanics of human walking
-Dynamics and stability of formations
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Current research projects


Bernie Mettler

Bérénice Mettler
Associate Professor
Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University


Research Areas:
-Autonomous guidance and control
-Trajectory planning
-Automated maneuvering
-Environment and task representation
-System identification modelling
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Current research projects


Pete Seiler

Peter J. Seiler
Assistant Professor
Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, University of California, Berkley


Research Areas:
-Aerospace flight control systems
-Fault detection and isolation for safety critical systems including UAVs
-Modeling, control, and fault detection for wind turbines
-Nonlinear analysis
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Current research projects


Maziar S. Hemati
Assistant Professor
Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, University of California, Los Angeles


Research Areas:
-Design techniques for low-order modeling, dynamical analysis and control of large-scale systems
-Constructing low-dimensional data-driven models of aggressive aeroelastic aircraft flight maneuvers
-Formulating strategies for real-time control of uncertain large-scale nonlinear systems

Richard Linares
Assistant Professor
Ph.D., Aerospace Engineering, University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY


Research Areas:
-State and parameter estimation,
-Uncertainty quantification
-Space situational awareness
-Vehicle attitude estimation
-Small satellite systems



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