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 associate 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 robotic systems and unmanned aerial system with an emphasis
on perception and localization. He directs the WVU Navigation Lab, is a coordinator
of WVU’s growing
robotics program, and is the lead for WVU’s
Space Robotics Challenge 2 team. He is past recipient of an NGA New Investigator
Program grant, AFOSR Faculty Fellowship, WVU Big XII Faculty Fellowship, and WVU
Statler College Outstanding teaching and new researcher of the year awards.