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Opportunity at Naval Postgraduate School (NPS)

The Design and Analysis of Integrated Guidance, Navigation, and Control Systems for Unmanned Air Vehicles

Location

Naval Postgraduate School, Engineering, Applied Sciences and Computer Science

RO# Location
62.10.03.B4011 Monterey, CA 939435138

Advisers

name email phone
Isaac I. Kaminer kaminer@nps.edu 831 656 3382

Description

We are investigating new ways of solving the multi-rate, asynchronous filtering problems in a frequency-like framework that is compatible with that used for control systems design and with the types of sensor specifications that are usually available from the manufacturers. Furthermore, we are interested in developing new algorithms that lift the usual assumption on the separation of the time scales associated with unmanned air vehicle sensor processing (navigation), vehicle dynamics (control), and kinematics (guidance).

 

Keywords:
Automated flight guidance; Filters; Sensors;

Eligibility

Citizenship:  Open to U.S. citizens, permanent residents and non-U.S. citizens
Level:  Open to Postdoctoral and Senior applicants

Stipend

Base Stipend Travel Allotment Supplementation
$67,000.00 $3,000.00

Experience Supplement:
Postdoctoral and Senior Associates will receive an appropriately higher stipend based on the number of years of experience past their PhD.

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