Soon-Jo Chung

Soon-Jo Chung

Bren Professor of Aerospace and Control and Dynamical Systems; Jet Propulsion Laboratory Research Scientist

Degrees and Appointments

B.S., Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, 1998; S.M., Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2002; Sc.D., 2007. Associate Professor, Caltech, 2016-18; Professor, 2018-19; Bren Scholar, 2016-19; Bren Professor, 2019-; Jet Propulsion Laboratory Research Scientist, 2016-.


Research Group Matters
Paula Mark
385 Firestone Laboratory

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Research Overview

Professor Chung's research focuses on distributed spacecraft systems, space autonomous systems, and aerospace robotics, and in particular, on the theory and application of complex nonlinear dynamics, control, estimation, guidance, and navigation of autonomous space and air vehicles.

EAS News about Soon-Jo Chung

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