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Jonathan How

Richard Cockburn MacLaurin Professor of Aeronautics and Astronautics
Director
Ford–MIT Alliance
jhow@mit.edu
617.253.3267

Jonathan How is the Richard Cockburn MacLaurin Professor of Aeronautics and Astronautics and director of the Ford-MIT Alliance. He was awarded a B.A.Sc. from the University of Toronto and a Ph.D. from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Prof. How received the Science and Engineering Fellowship award from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada, was a Charles Lee Powell Faculty Scholar and Davis Faculty Scholar in the School of Engineering at Stanford University, and received the NASA Certificate of Appreciation for MACE on STS-67 in 1995. He is currently an associate fellow for the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics and senior member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE).

Research Interests: 

Adaptive Flight Control to Enable Autonomous Agile Flight and Aerobatics

Design and Implementation of Distributed Robust Planning Algorithms to Coordinate Multiple Autonomous Vehicles in Dynamic Uncertain Environments

Experimental and Theoretical Robust Control

Navigation and Control