We currently do not offer any fully funded positions for Ph.D. students or postdocs. This is negotiable if you’re externally funded at least partially. Please see the following call for the past openings and contact us if interested.

Undergrads and M.S. students are also welcome to contact us to discuss ways to contribute to our projects. We have the following entry-level research projects for undergrads on system-level autonomy and interstellar object exploration.

  • AI-based anomaly detection for system-level aerospace autonomy (requirement: machine learning basics and implementation skills)
  • ISO flyby with multiple S/Cs (requirement: strong background in statistics, control theory, and optimization)


Fall 2024
Open Ph.D. & M.S. Positions
@ ACXIS Lab, Aerospace Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
We are seeking highly motivated students broadly in the areas of 1) Nonlinear Control, 2) Aerospace and Robotic Autonomy, and 3) Learning for Control
The positions are open untill filled
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Open Ph.D. & M.S. Positions (Fall 2024)
1. Strong academic background in control theory, robotics, and/or machine learning
2. Strong passion for aerospace engineering
3. Coding skills in Python, Matlab, C++, and/or ROS
4. Departmental requirements (see here)
Open Ph.D. & M.S. Positions (Fall 2024)
Application Procedures
1. Contact us with a CV and short sumamry of research experiences and interests (optional)
2. Apply to the graduate aerospace program at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign