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David Geller

David Geller

Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering

Associate Professor

Contact Information

Office Location: ENGR 419B
Phone: 435-797-2952
Email: david.geller@usu.edu

Educational Background:

PHD Space Physics and Astronomy, Rice University, 1999

Emphasis

Spacecraft Guidance, Navigation and Control

Expertise

Spacecraft Guidance, Navigation and Control, GN&C

Biography

David Geller is an Associate Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering. His research interests include spacecraft guidance, navigation, and control (GN&C) system design, trajectory design for space missions, and optimal estimation theory. Some of his recent projects have included powered lunar descent GN&C design and analysis, angles-only navigation for orbital rendezvous, linear covariance analysis for rapid GN&C analysis, and closed-loop dynamics simulation development using traditional and graphical programming languages.