Soon-Jo Chung

Soon-Jo Chung

Associate Professor of Aerospace and Bren Scholar; 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-; Bren Scholar, 2016-; Jet Propulsion Laboratory Research Scientist, 2016-.


Research Group Matters
Martha Salcedo
237 Guggenheim Lab
(626) 395-4450

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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.

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