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Gross, Jason

Assistant Professor - Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Education


Ph.D., Aerospace Engineering, West Virginia University 2011 
B.S., Aerospace Engineering, West Virginia University 2007 
B.S., Mechanical Engineering, West Virginia University 2007

Dr. Jason Gross is an assistant professor Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at West Virginia University (WVU).  He received his Ph.D. in Aerospace Engineering from WVU in 2011, received his undergraduate degrees in Mechanical Engineering and Aerospace Engineering from WVU in 2007, and was WVU's Student Body President from 2006-2007. From 2011 to December 2013, he worked as Research Technologist in the Near Earth Tracking Applications Group at Caltech's NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory. 

His research focuses on the area of Guidance, Navigation and Control (GNC) technologies as they apply to Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS), Global Navigation Satellite Systems (GNSS), Robotic Systems, and Space Systems. In these areas, he has authored or co-authored more than 45 technical papers and has been PI or Co-PI on more than 10 externally funded research projects.  He is the recipient of a NGA New Investigator Program grant, AFOSR Faculty Fellowship, WVU Big XII Faculty Fellowship, and WVU Statler College teaching and research awards.


Curriculum Vitae

Teaching Interests 

Automatic Controls
Mechatronics
Estimation Theory
Global Navigation Satellite Systems
Fluid Mechanics

Research Interests

Data fusion
Fault-tolerant navigation
Cooperative sensing
GNSS/INS integration