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4800 Oak Grove Drive
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Robotic Actuation and Sensing Group
Chuck Bergh
Senior Engineer
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Chuck Bergh is a Senior Engineer in JPLs Robotic Hardware Systems Group. His work focuses on the end-to-end design of integrated sensor systems and embedded processing for autonomous guidance and control. His background includes mechanical design, digital control theory, and real-time software design.


Master of Science Mechanical Engineering
Georgia Institute of Technology, 1999.
Mechatronics and Adaptive Control System Design.
Thesis: "Development of an Interferometric System for Process Monitoring"

Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering
Auburn University, 1994.


Current Projects:
MSL Rover Actuator EGSE (AEGSE) - Cognizant Engineer
Autonomy for USSV - Project Manager, Technical Lead
SWIFT Swarm Satellites - Systems Engineer
Search and Rescue Anthropomorphic Humanoid (SARAH)- Co-Investigator

Previous Projects:
TPF Formation Flight Control Testbed - Avionics Lead
MSL Terminal Descent Sensor Testbed - Test-Article Lead
Mars Subsonic Parachute/Pin Point Landing - Hardware Lead (Down Looking Camera)
Aerobot Autonomy - Avionics/Systems Lead
Planetary Autonomous Amphibious Rover (PAARV)- Task Manager
Autonomous Helicopter Testbed for Safe and Precise Landing - Hardware Lead
Camera Gantry Testbed - Hardware Lead
Perception for Off-Road Navigation (PerceptOR)
Tactical Mobile Robot (TMR)

Clearance:
SECRET - Active (2000-2010)

Skills:
Mechanical Design: Solidworks, Nastran, ADAMS

Electrical Design: OrCAD, Altium DXP

Analysis/Modeling: Matlab, Simulink, TimingDesigner

Embedded Design: Ti CCStudio, Xilinx (ISE, EDK), ModelSim, NI Labview

Languages: ANSI C, C/C++, Verilog, Java, Python, PERL, assembly (various)

Target OS: VxWorks, Linux, Ti DSP/BIOS, Xilinx MicroBlaze

Target Platforms: DSP (Ti C6x, MP430), FPGA (Xilinx Spartan, Virtex), Microcontrollers (68K, PIC, CPLD)


Flight Project and Research Task Involvement

Flight Projects:
2011 - Mars Science Laboratory
2003 - Mars Exploration Rover

Research Tasks:
COTS Terminal Descent Sensor Flight Test



NASA Group Achievement Award :
2009 – Titan Aerobot

JPL Merit Award (Individual):
2008 - Mariner
2007 - Merit 2

JPL Spot Award (management nominated):
2006 - Formation Flight Control Testbed
2004 - Pin Point Landing

JPL Spot Award (peer nominated):
2006 - Formation Flight Control Testbed
2004 - Subsonic Parachute Development

NASA Technology Development Award:
2005 - Planetary Autonomous Amphibious Robotic Vehicle (PAARV)

JPL Technical Excellence Award (Team):
2008 - Formation Flight Control Testbed Team
2005 - Formation Flight Control Testbed Team
2000 - Tactical Mobile Robotics Team


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