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John Mcarthur

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Lecturer of Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering





Biography


2015 - Present
AeroVironment
Senior Vision, Guidance, Navigation, and Controls Engineer

2012 - 2015
Rolls-Royce
Controls Engineer

2010 - 2012
AeroVironment
Multi-disciplinary Systems Engineer

2008 - 2010
AeroVironment
Aeromechanical Engineer

2003 - 2008
Univ. of So. Cal
Doctoral Candidate, Research Assistant, Teaching Assistant

2005 - 2007
Aerospace Corp
Member of the Technical Staff - Fluid Dynamics Division




Research Summary


Aircraft Dynamics and Controls

General Aero/Fluid Dynamics and Controls

General Vehicle Dynamics and Controls

Microcontrollers, Software Development, Controls Implementation

Vision Based Systems, Image Processing

Rapid Prototyping, Scaling Principles

Test/Experimental Methods

Lumped Parameter Modelling

Optimal, Adaptive, and Model Predictive Controls

Optimal Estimation (Kalman Filters) and Particle Filters

Simultaneous Localization And Mapping (SLAM)

Appointments
  • Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering

Office
  • PHE 332
  • Charles Lee Powell Hall
  • 3737 Watt Way, Los Angeles, CA 90089
  • USC Mail Code: 1453

Contact Information
  • jmcarthu@usc.edu

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