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Speyer, Jason

Jason SpewerJason Speyer, Distinguished Professor

National Academy of Engineering, 2005
Fellow, IEEE, 1985
Fellow, AIAA, 1985

Research Group: Autonomous Vehicles Systems & Instrumentation Lab

Office: 38-137O Boelter Hall, Phone: 310.206.4451, Email



Jason Speyer is a Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering with a joint appointment in Electrical Engineering. He received his B.S. degree in (Aeronautics & Astronautics from MIT in 1960 and his M.S. and Ph.D. degrees from Harvard University in 1965 and 1968, respecitvely. He was Harry H. Power Professor of Engineering at the University of Texas, Austin (1876-1989) before moving to UCLA. He is a member of the National Academy of Engineering.

Research Interests

Stochastic and deterministic optimal control and estimation with application to aerospace systems; guidance, flight control, and flight mechanics.

Awards and Recognitions

  • 2012 Navigation and Control Award, American Institute of Aeronautics and Aeronautics Aerospace Guidance
  • 2005 National Academy of Engineering
  • 1985 Fellow, IEEE
  • 1985 Fellow, AIAA
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