Robert Fonod  —  People

Current Members


PhD Students

  • Pengyu Wang, since Fall 2019 (visiting PhD student from Harbin Institute of Technology)

    • Working title: Robust and Estimation Enhancing Guidance for Close Proximity Rendezvous Maneuvers

    • Funding: China Scholarship Council

  • Erdem Turan, since Fall 2019

    • Working title: Distributed Estimation and Tracking

    • Funding: Turkish Ministry of Education

  • Lorenzo Pasqualetto Cassinis, since Fall 2018

    • Working title: Monocular-Based Data Fusion for Relative Pose Estimation of Uncooperative Spacecraft

    • Funding/collaboration: European Space Agency and Airbus Defence & Space

MSc Students

  • Kuldeep Rambhai Barad, since Fall 2019

    • Working title: Intelligent Monocular Relative Pose Estimation for Uncooperative Targets

  • Chy Lau, since Spring 2019

    • Working title: Vision-Based Autonomous Navigation of the Lunar Zebro Using Deep Learning

  • Martin Henkel, since Spring 2019

    • Working title: Distributed Truster FDI for Formation Flying Satellites

  • Stijn Rovers, since Fall 2018

    • Working title: Stereo Vision Navigation for a Walking Lunar Rover

    • Co-supervision with Chris Verhoeven (TU Delft, EWI) and Guido de Croon (TU Delft, LR)

  • Floris van Dam, since Fall 2018

    • Working title: Fuel-efficient Control of a Swarm of Picosatellites

    • Co-supervision with Tamas Keviczky (TU Delft, 3ME)


BSc Students (honours programme)

  • Hamza El-Kebir, since Spring 2019

    • Working title: Optimal Guidance Law Development for Sounding Rockets

Former Members


MSc Students

  • Wouter Bouma, Summer 2019

    • Thesis title: Design of the European Lunar Penetrator (ELUPE) Descent Module Controller

    • Co-supervision with Jian Guo (TU Delft, LR)

  • Eric Lopez de la Encarnacion, Spring 2019

    • Thesis title: Model-Based FDI for Agile Spacecraft with Multiple Actuators Working Simultaneously

    • Co-supervision with Patric Bergner (Airbus Defence & Space, Friedrichshafen)

  • Hemanth Jagadeeshwar, Fall 2018

    • Thesis title: Implementation and Verification of Energy Efficient Software for ADCS

    • Co-supervision with Stephan Wong (TU Delft, EWI)

  • Jean-Daniel Crepy-Marglais, Fall 2018

    • Thesis title: Development of a Robust and Combined Controller for On-Orbit Servicing Missions

    • Co-supervision with Rainer Krenn (DLR, Oberpfaffenhofen)

  • Zheng Wen Tan, Fall 2017

    • Thesis title: Optimal Target Defensive Strategies Against Multiple Pursuers

    • Co-supervision with Tal Shima (Technion, AE)