Eric Feron

Eric Feron

Eric Feron

Professor

School of Aerospace Engineering

Eric Feron
Professor, Dutton/Ducoffe Professor of Aerospace Software Engineering
School of Aerospace Engineering
Areas of Expertise: 
air traffic control with an emphasis on air traffic safety and airports, unmanned aerial vehicles with an emphasis on high agility flight, embedded software analysis and design by means of rigorous, quantitative methods

Eric Feron has been the Dutton-Ducoffe Professor of Aerospace Software Engineering at the Georgia Institute of Technology since 2005. Prior to that, he was on the faculty of MIT's department of Aeronautics and Astronautics from 1993 until 2005. He holds his BS, MS and PhD degrees from Ecole Polytechnique, France, Ecole Normale Suprieure, France and Stanford University, United States. Eric Feron's interests are to use fundamental concepts of control systems, optimization and computer science to address important problems in aerospace engineering, including: Aerobatic control of unmanned aerial vehicles, multi-agent operations, including air traffic control systems and aerospace software system certification. Eric Feron has published two books and several research papers; his former research students are distributed throughout academia, government and industry. He is an advisor to the Academy of Technologies, France. When he is not in his office, Eric Feron may be found sailing along the coast of Florida.