Prof. Holzinger began his faculty career in the Fall 2012 semester, and since has constructed a rigorous, externally funded, theory-to-hardware high-impact research program. His lab research draws from dynamics, controls, autonomy, and estimation disciplines, focusing on Space Situational Awareness, distributed spacecraft formation flight, proximity operations & rendezvous, and optimal reachability theory applications.

Professional Experience

Academics

Selected Honors

  • 2019 - Elected to the Class of 2019 AIAA Associate Fellows
  • 2018 - H. Jospeh Smead Faculty Fellow
  • 2018 - Grainger Award, administered by the National Academy of Engineering
  • 2017 - Advisor to ‘Best Student Paper’ selectee at the IAA 1st International Conference on Space Situational Awareness (ICSSA)
  • 2017 - National Academy of Engineering US Frontiers of Engineering Symposium Selectee
  • 2017 - AFOSR Young Investigator Award
  • 2016 - AIAA Journal of Guidance, Control, and Dynamics ‘Excellent Reviewer’
  • 2014 - ASEE Air Force Summer Faculty Fellow, AFRL/RDS
  • 2014 - AIAA Journal of Guidance, Control, and Dynamics ‘Excellent Reviewer’
  • 2013 - Class of 1969 Teaching Fellow, Georgia Institute of Technology
  • 2011 - AIAA GNC Conference Graduate Student Paper Competition Finalist
  • 2008 - Northrop Grumman Space Technology Innovation Award (79 awards, 9,730 employees)
  • 2003 - George Snyder Undergraduate Astrobiology Fellow
  • 2003 - Mary Gates Research Scholar

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