• Distinguished Professor of Aerospace Engineering
  • Regents Professor
  • Holder of the Royce E. Wisenbaker Chair
  • Director, Hagler Institute for Advanced Study (HAS)
  • Member National Academy of Engineering
John Junkins Profile Photo

Educational Background

  • Ph.D., Aerospace Engineering, UCLA, 1969
  • M.S. Aerospace Engineering, UCLA, 1967
  • B.AE. Aerospace Engineering, Auburn University, 1965

Research Interests

    • Dynamics and Control of Spacecraft
    • Guidance, Navigation and Astronautics
    • Analytical and Numerical Methods
    • Smart Sensor Technology

Awards & Honors

  • Distinguished Professor
  • Regents Professor
  • Holder of the Royce Wisenbaker Chair

Selected Publications

  • Junkins, J., "Engineering Your Academic Career," 90pp, LULU, January 2012.
  • Crassidis, J. and Junkins, J., "Estimation of Dynamic Systems," 2nd Ed, 704 pp., CRC Press Company, 2011.
  • Singla, P. and Junkins, J., "Multi-Resolution Methods for Modeling and Control of Dynamical Systems," CRC Press Company, August 2009.
  • Schaub, H. and Junkins, J., "Analytical Mechanics of Aerospace Systems," 2nd ed, 799 pp, AIAA Education Series, American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Washington, D. C., 2009.
  • Crassidis, J. and Junkins, J., "Estimation of Dynamic Systems," 591 pp., CRC Press Company, 2004.
  • Schaub, H. and Junkins, J., "Analytical Mechanics of Aerospace Systems," 716 pp, AIAA Education Series, American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Washington, D. C., 2003.
  • Junkins, J., Kim, Y., "Dynamics and Control Flexible Structures," 452 pp, AIAA Education Series, American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Washington, D. C., 1993.