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Robotic Systems Estimation, Decision, and Control Group

Sara Susca
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Biography (more>>)
Sara Susca is currently a researcher in the Computer Vision for Surface Applications at JPL. Her current work focuses on sensor fusion and state estimation for both airborne and ground vehicles, and sub-arcsecond pointing stability of balloon borne telescopes.

Dr. Susca earned her PhD in the control and dynamical systems group at UC Santa Barbara.

Education (more>>)
* PhD in Electrical Engineering, University of California Santa Barbara, 2007
* MS in Electrical Engineering, University of California Santa Barbara, 2005
* Laurea in Aerospace Engineering, Politecnico di Milano, Italy, 2002

Professional Experience (more>>)
* Researcher in JPL's Computer Vision for Surface Applications, 2011 to present.
* Scientist in the Nav team at Honeywell, 2008 to 2010.
* Intern in the Nav group at Honeywell, summers of 2006 and 2007

Research Interests (more>>)
* state estimation
* fine pointing control algorithms

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