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Demoz Gebre-Egziabher

Associate Professor, Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics

Demoz Gebre-Egziabher

Demoz Gebre-Egziabher

Contact

224 Akerman Hall
612-624-2305
gebre@umn.edu
Demoz Gebre-Egziabher's Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics page

Education

  • Ph.D., Aeronautics and Astronautics, Stanford University, Stanford, 2002
  • M.S., Mechanical Engineering, The George Washington University, D.C., 1999
  • B.S., Aerospace Engineering, University of Arizona, Tucson 1990

Research projects

Gebre-Egziabher’s ITS research page

Summary

Demoz Gebre-Egziabher’s research focuses on the development of algorithms and systems for navigation and guidance of aerospace and ground vehicles. He was a McKnight Land Grant professor from 2006–2008 and the 2008 recipient of the George W. Taylor Career Development Award for exceptional contributions to teaching.

Gebre-Egziabher received a Bachelor of Science degree in Aerospace Engineering from the University of Arizona, a Master of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from George Washington University and a Ph.D. in Aeronautics and Astronautics from Stanford University. From 1990 to 1996 he was a commissioned naval officer and served as a System Engineer at the Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) Division of Naval Reactors in Washington D.C. From 1996 to 2002 he was a research assistant and, subsequently, a research associate in the Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics at Stanford University. Dr. Gebre-Egziabher is registered professional engineer and an instrument-rated pilot.