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Dynamics & Control

Research activities of dynamics and control faculty are centered on navigation, guidance, and control of aerospace and terrestrial systems. Work in the IIT NavLab is focused on the development of modern satellite navigation systems. Current areas of activity include Differential Global Positioning System navigation for aircraft precision landing in zero-visibility conditions, navigation of autonomous Uninhabited Aerial Vehicles, and navigation system integrity. Research activities have been sponsored by the Federal Aviation Administration, U.S. Navy, U.S. Air Force, Northrop-Grumman, and Boeing.

Boris S. Pervan
Professor of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering
Expertise: Navigation, guidance, and control of dynamic systems.

Matthew Spenko
Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering
Expertise: Control, Dynamics, and Mechanical Design; Robotics