Jonathan How is the Richard Cockburn Maclaurin Professor of Aeronautics and Astronautics in the Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Aerospace Controls Laboratory, at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
Among his current research projects are:
• Multi-Vehicle Health Management (Project)
• Information-Rich Path Planning for Constrained Mobile Sensor Networks (IRRT)
• Modeling Synergies in Large Human-Machine Networked Systems (Project)
• Planning and Control for Team MIT – DARPA Grand (Urban) Challenge Team
• Robust Planning and Control for Agile Robotics for Logistics (Project)
• Decentralized activity planning for Cooperating UAV’s (AFOSR)
• Multi-UAV testbeds – Indoors using autonomous quadrotors (RAVEN) and external UAVs
• Mixed-integer Linear Programming for Multi-Vehicle Control (MILP)
He holds a B.S. in Engineering Science (Aerospace) from the University of Toronto; a Masters of Science from Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics, MIT; a Ph.D., Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics, MIT; and did a Postdoctoral Associate, Space Engineering Research Center , Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics, MIT
Dr. How worked as an assistant and then consulting professor at Stanford University in the Aerospace Robotics Laboratory before joining the faculty of MIT in April 2003, where he became a tenured professor in 2003.