Holmes Endowed Fellowship

Paul and Beverly Holmes Endowed Fellowship Recipients


2018-2019

Recipient Dept Research Project Title Faculty Advisor
Ali Abdallah EECS Infrastructure-Free Indoor Navigation with Ambient LTE Signals: A Deep Learning Synthetic Aperture Approach Z. Kassas
Chi-Shih (Chico) Jao MAE Indoor Inertial Navigation, Estimation, Localization, Signal processing and filtering, Sensor fusion, System integration, dynamics, and Computer vision A. Shkel
Ivan Martinez I Cano MAE Low Energy Transport of CubeSat Swarm to Lunar Orbit K. Mease
Navid Rezazadeh MAE Motion planning and navigation for persistent monitoring via a group of UAVs in smart Urban domains S. Kia


2017-2018

Recipient Dept Research Project Title Faculty Advisor
Ahmed Hassan MAE On the Degree of Controllability of Nonlinear Dynamical Systems H. Taha
Daryosh Vatanparvar MAE Design, Modeling, Control, Fabrication, Integration, and Experimental Demonstration of Navigation-Grade Gyroscopes with Interchangeable Operation in Rate and Rate Integrating Modalities A. Shkel


2016-2017

Recipient Dept Research Project Title Faculty Advisor
Mehdi Veysi EECS Novel Reflectarray Antennas for Guidance and Navigation of Flight Vehicles F. Capolino
Yusheng Wang MAE Navigation Grade Micromachined Rate Integrating Gyroscopes A. Shkel


2014-2015

Recipient Dept Research Project Title Faculty Advisor
Saman Kabiri EECS High Efficiency Power Amplifier for GPS F. De Flaviis
Evangelos Kornaros EECS High Efficiency Power Amplifier for GPS F. De Flaviis
Connor Noyes MAE Robust Onboard Entry Trajectory Planning K. Mease
Guangfei Duan MAE Mars Entry Trajectory Tracking K. Mease


2012-2013

Recipient Dept Research Project Title Faculty Advisor
Alessandro Bombelli MAE Air Traffic Management K. Mease
Efimovskaya Alexandra MAE Single-Chip Roll-Pitch-Yaw Sensor A. Shkel


2010-2011

Recipient Dept Research Project Title Faculty Advisor
Saghar Hosseini MAE Insertion and servicing strategies for Earth-Moon constellations B. Villac
Navid Nakhjiri MAE Design, Navigation and Guidance of stable transfers B. Villac
Marco Maggia MAE Mars Entry Guidance for High Elevation Landing K. Mease


2009-2010

Recipient Dept Research Project Title Faculty Advisor
Anna Papio Toda EECS Detection System at Microwave Frequency for Airborne Systems F. De Flaviis
Katherine Demko MAE Entry Guidance for Next Generation Space Transportation Vehicles K. Mease
Katherine (Yi-Yin) Liu MAE Navigating Small Bodies B. Villac


2008-2009

Recipient Dept Research Project Title Faculty Advisor
Hosseini Seyed Ali EECS Optimized Novel Sum/Difference Beam Pattern for Airplane Guidance and Targeting F. De Flaviis
Iman Alizadeh MAE Control Strategies for Extending the Recovery Margin of Spacecraft in Unstable Orbital Environments F. De Flaviis
Solmaz Sajjadi-Kia MAE   F. Jabbari


2007-2008

Recipient Dept Research Project Title Faculty Advisor
Igor Prihodko MAE MEMS-Based Inertial Navigation System A. Shkel
Timothy Charland MAE Atmospheric Guidance for Skip Trajectories K. Mease
Qian Zhou EECS Real-Time Software Architecture for Highly Reliable Navigation Systems in Cooperative Autonomous Ground Vehicles K. Kim


2006-2007

Recipient Dept Research Project Title Faculty Advisor
Ozan Anac MAE Zero rate errors in MEMS gyroscopes A. Shkel
Erkut Aykutlug MAE Application of Timescale Analysis Methods to Flight Guidance of Aircraft and Spacecraft K. Mease
Kevin Ponto EECS   F. Kuester


2005-2006

Recipient Dept Research Project Title Faculty Advisor
Mustafa Beyaz EECS    


2004-2005

Recipient Dept Research Project Title Faculty Advisor
Alexander Trusov MAE Angle Measuring MEMS Gyroscope A. Shkel
ZhiQian Chen EECS   F. Kuester


2003-2004

Recipient Dept Research Project Title Faculty Advisor
Hsieh, Tung-Ju EECS   F. Kuester
Leavitt, James MAE Advanced Entry Guidance Algorithm with Landing Footprint Computation K. Mease
Topku, Ufuk MAE Minimum-Fuel Powered Descent for Mars Pinpoint Landing K. Mease


2002-2003

Recipient Dept Research Project Title Faculty Advisor
Hsieh, Tung-Ju EECS   F. Kuester
Leavitt, James MAE Advanced Entry Guidance Algorithm with Landing Footprint Computation K. Mease
Liu, Jiayin MAE MEMS Based Vestibular Prosthesis A. Shkel


2001-2002

Recipient Dept Research Project Title Faculty Advisor
Acar, Cenk MAE Robust MEMS Gyroscopes A. Shkel
Leavitt, James MAE Advanced Entry Guidance Algorithm with Landing Footprint Computation K. Mease
Painter, Chris MAE Rate Integrating Gyroscopes A. Shkel


2000-2001

Recipient Dept Research Project Title Faculty Advisor
Yang, Xiaolong MAE Flight Control Design Using a Blend of Modern Nonlinear and Robust Techniques A. Sideris


1999-2000

Recipient Dept Research Project Title Faculty Advisor
Yang, Xiaolong MAE Flight Control Design Using a Blend of Modern Nonlinear and Robust Techniques A. Sideris
Zhang, Dongsheng MAE   W. Schmitendorf
Kumar, Sunil MAE Simulation for Mars Precision Landing and X-33 Re-Entry K. Mease


1998-1999

Recipient Dept Research Project Title Faculty Advisor
Yang, Xiaolong MAE Flight Control Design Using a Blend of Modern Nonlinear and Robust Techniques A. Sideris
Srivastava, Sharad MAE   F. Jabbari
Rossetter, Eric MAE    


1997-1998


1996-1997

Recipient Dept Research Project Title Faculty Advisor
Munir, Mohammad MAE Entry Guidance Law for a Low Lift/Drag Mars Precision Landing K. Mease
Recipient Dept Research Project Title Faculty Advisor
Peng, Zhi MAE   K. Mease