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Omair Khan
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Biography (more>>)
M. Omair Khan is a member of the Robot Operations group. Omair joined JPL in summer 2008 and has vast systems engineering experience spanning from project level to robotic manipulator susbsystems and over multiple mission types including Mars in-situ manipulation and Earth Science/Astrophysics remote sensing.

Key positions in his career include Mars2020 Sample Caching Subsystem V&V lead, InSight arm planner/grapple mechanism lead/Heat Probe (HP3) deployment lead, Grace Follow-On Flight System Systems Engineer (FSSE), FINESSE phase A proposal FSSE, and Radioisotope Thermal Generator Mission Application Studies Lead.

Education (more>>)
M.S. in Computer Science with emphasis in intelligent robotics from University of Southern California, 2015
M.S. in Aerospace/Mechanical Engineering with emphasis in computational solid & fluid mechanics from University of Southern California, 2008
B.A. in Physics and Astrophysics from University of California Berkeley, 2005

Professional Experience (more>>)
2008 - Present: Systems Engineer, JPL
2006 - 2008: Project Engineer, L-3 Communications Electron Technologies Inc.

Research Interests (more>>)
Robotic Controller Algorithm Design and Software Implementation
Mobility Robotics
Aero Robotics (e.g. quadrotor)
Multi-robot autonomous operations
In-Situ Manipulator Operations
In-Situ Rover Operations
Robotic Systems Verification and Validation

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