Soon-Jo Chung

Soon-Jo Chung

Bren Professor of Control and Dynamical Systems; Jet Propulsion Laboratory Senior Research Scientist

Degrees and Appointments

B.S., Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, 1998; S.M., Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2002; Sc.D., 2007. Associate Professor, Caltech, 2016-18; Professor, 2018-19; Bren Scholar, 2016-19; Bren Professor, 2019-; Jet Propulsion Laboratory Research Scientist, 2016-22; Jet Propulsion Laboratory Senior Research Scientist, 2022-.


Research Group Matters
Paula Mark
385 Firestone Laboratory

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Research Overview

Professor Chung's research focuses on distributed spacecraft systems, space autonomous systems, and aerospace robotics, and in particular, on the theory and application of control, estimation, learning-based control and planning, and navigation of autonomous space and air vehicles.

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