Mentors

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Khanh Dai Pham

Dr. Khanh Pham is a supervisory principal aerospace engineer at the Air Force Research Laboratory-Space Vehicles Directorate at Kirtland Air Force Base, New Mexico. He serves an Adjunct Research Professor at University of New Mexico with focuses on control & game-theoretic operations research for satellite communications and navigation applications. He is a Fellow of the IEEE, National Academy of Inventors, Air Force Research Laboratory, Society of Photo-Optical and Instrumentation Engineers, Institution of Engineering and Technology, American Astronautical Society, the Royal Aeronautical Society, International Association for the Advancements of Space Safety, and Royal Astronomical Society. Also, he is an Associate Fellow of Royal Institute of Navigation and AIAA. His interests include statistical optimal control; decision analysis of adversarial systems; dynamic game decision optimization; satellite cognitive radios; digital beamforming; resilient navigation & authentication; and control & coordination of adaptive complex systems. His research monographs include “Resilient Controls for Ordering Uncertain Prospects: Change and Response” (ISBN 978-3-319-08704-7, Springer 2014) and “Linear-Quadratic Controls in Risk-Averse Decision Making: Performance-Measure Statistics and Control Decision Optimization” (ISBN 978-1-4614-5078-8, Springer 2012). He holds 30 US patents. Lastly, he was inducted into the National Center for Simulation - Modeling & Simulation Hall of Fame in 2023.


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Baros, Anthony Eloy

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Booth, Ryan Steven

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Dev, Sukrith Umesh

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Dorr, Adrienne M.

Doucette, Emily

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Eaton, David

Elle, Jennifer

Ellington, Don Wang

Enderich, Daniel Allen

Erwin, Richard Scott

Fierro, Rafael

Flanagan, Megan Patricia

Flater, Philip

Foster, Isaac James

Funke, Zachary Kahl

Gallmeyer, Thomas

Gamarra, Marco Antonio

Ganley, Jeff

Ghiassi, Kamran

Giljum, Anthony

Greenwald, Hal

Gregoire, Maxwell David

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Hoffmann, Ryan

Holder, Jeremy Allen

Hollis, Brayden Daniel

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Huish, David

Humberston, Korey

Hussain, Saber

Islam, Ahmad Ehteshamul

Jackson, Alec James

Jacoby Morris, Kimberly Joy

Janicek, Anna

Jemison, Noah

Kahler, Stephen

Kain, Evan

Kammerdiner, Alla

Kasch, Brian

Kemnetz, Matthew Robert

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Klawonn, Matthew M

Krawietz, Thomas R

Krzyzewski, Sean Patrick

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Lasquete, Kevin

Lawdensky, Valerie Jean

Layns, Arron L

Leach, Christopher Joseph

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Lewis, Sean Patrick

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Logan, Julie Victoria

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Lovelly, Tyler M.

Mardahl, Peter

Mares Jr., Jesus O.

Martin, Jennifer

Martin, Kyle William

Martin, Christopher Eric

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Minges, Mark

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Monet, David Gilbert

Monnot, Beau Louis

Morath, Christian Paul

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Neal, Chris

Neale, Andrew J

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Oishi, Meeko

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Paulson, Eric Jay

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Schonfeld, Sam

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Shaffer, Benjamin

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Sheffey, Varlin Vincent

Sheyka, Michael Peter

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Sichler, Ethan

Simon, Michelle Regan

Sinclair, Andrew James

Sizemore, Alex

Slater, Windy

Soderlund, Alexander August

Solomon, Joel M.

Sonnenmark, Daniel Austin

Soto Medina, Sujeily

Spencer, Mark F.

Squires, Matthew

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Stenstad, Amanda

Stickrath, Andrew

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Tabakov, Boyan

Tam, Chung-Jen John

Tang, Wilkin

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Teague, Joseph Dana

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Todd, Jessica Robertson

Touma, Jimmy E

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