Conor Benson
Postdoctoral Researcher
Ann & H. J. Smead Aerospace Engineering Sciences

Conor is from Wake Forest, North Carolina. He received his BS in Aerospace Engineering from North Carolina State University in 2015 and his PhD in Aerospace Engineering Sciences from the University of Colorado Boulder in 2021. His research interests include natural and artificial small body rotational dynamics, optical and radar-based spin state estimation, and multi-phenomenology approaches to space object characterization. Outside of research he enjoys music, biking, and road trips.