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).