Mark L. Psiaki
Mark Psiaki holds a B.A. in Physics (1979) and an M.A. (1984) and Ph.D. (1987) in Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, all from Princeton University. He has been on the faculty of the Sibley School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at Cornell University since 1986 and currently holds the rank of professor. He has conducted research in the areas of estimation and filtering, GPS/Galileo/GNSS receivers and applications, spacecraft attitude and orbit determination, aerospace vehicle guidance, numerical trajectory optimization, and dynamic modeling of satellites, aircraft, and wheeled vehicles. He has authored or co-authored more than 50 refereed journal articles, more than 90 conference papers, and 3 U.S. patents. He has received 6 best paper awards for AIAA conferences along with the Institute of Navigation's Burka award for the best paper in a volume of Navigation. He has spent 2 sabbatical leaves at the Aerospace Engineering Faculty of the Technion in Haifa, Israel, where he held appointments as a Lady Davis visiting faculty member.