March 5, 2018
Congratulations to Professor Brian Gunter, Dr. Brant Jones, Professor Panagiotis Tsiotras, and Dr. Mick West who have been selected as this year’s JPL Summer Faculty Fellows. The CSTAR Faculty Fellow program enables Georgia Tech Faculty to perform collaborative research on site at JPL with colleagues during the summer months. This is the fifth annual cohort of JPL Summer Fellows sponsoring 21 faculty since the program was established in 2013. This year’s selected research topics are:
“Earth and Planetary Mission Analysis Using MONTE”, Brian Gunter, Assistant Professor, Aerospace Engineering; “Quantification of X-Ray Stimulated Desorption of Mars Organic Analogues”, Brant Jones, Chemistry and Biochemistry; “Covariance Steering Theory for GN&C Terrain Relative Navigation During Entry Descent and Landing”, Panagiotis Tsiotras, Professor, Aerospace Engineering; and “Applications of Autonomous Underwater Vehicles in Marine Science”, Mick West, Georgia Tech Research Institute