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Cornelia Altenbuchner


4800 Oak Grove Drive
M/S 198-219

Pasadena, CA 91101

Member of:

347D - Robotics Modeling and Simulation

Dr. Cornelia Altenbuchner

Group Leader


Lia is a Technologist in the Robotics Modeling and Simulation Group in the Mobility and Robotics Section at JPL.


Ph.D in Aerospace Engineering from the University of Maryland, College Park 2014
Dipl.-Ing. (FH) in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Applied Sciences Regensburg, Germany 2008

Professional Experience

Robotics Technologist JPL; July 2016 - Current
Research Engineer, Human Robotics Systems NASA LARC; 2014 - July 2016
Graduate Scholar NASA LARC; 2009 - 2014
Siemens 2009
BMW 2006

Research Interests

Cornelia’s current research interests include, FSW- Development, Physics based modeling and simulation, flexible multi-body dynamics modeling and simulation, air ground and space mobility robotics systems, conceptual mission design, robotics in-space assembly, dynamics and controls, dynamic mobility, machine learning and neurological control systems, novel methods of exploitation of nonlinear system dynamics and bio- inspired robotics.