• Associate Professor, Aerospace Engineering
  • Josey Family Foundation Faculty Fellow
  • Director, LASR Laboratory
Manoranjan Majji profile photo

Educational Background

  • Ph.D., Aerospace Engineering, Texas A&M University - 2009
  • M.S., Aerospace Engineering, Texas A&M University - 2006
  • B.E. (Hons), Mechanical Engineering, Birla Institute of Technology and Science - 2003

Research Interests

    • Structural systems
    • Computational vision and sensor systems
    • Astronautics and dynamical systems
    • Aerospace robotics and autonomous systems

Awards & Honors

  • Milton Plesur Teaching Award for Excellence in Teaching, 2014-2015
  • Young Investigator Award, University at Buffalo, SUNY, 2016
  • National Geospatial Intelligence Agency’s New Investigator Award

Selected Publications

  • X. Wong and M. Majji, “A Structured Light System for Relative Navigation of Autonomous Systems,” the IEEE Sensors Journal, Vol. 16, No. 17, Sep, 2016.
  • Adurthi, N., Singla, P., Majji, M., “Sparse Approximation based Collocation Scheme for Nonlinear Optimal Feedback Control Design,” Journal of Guidance, Control and Dynamics, to appear.
  • Weisman, R., Majji, M., Alfriend, T., “Solution of Liouville’s Equation for Uncertainty Characterization of the Main Problem in Satellite Theory,” Computer Modeling in Engineering and Sciences, Vol, 111, No. 3, pp. Jan, 2016, 203-304.
  • Majji, M., Juang, J. N., and Junkins, J. L., “Time Varying Eigensystem Realization Algorithm”, Journal of Guidance Control and Dynamics, Vol. 33, No.1, pp. 13-28, 2010.
  • Zanetti, R., Majji, M., Bishop, R. H., and Mortari, D., “Norm Constrained Kalman Filtering,” Journal of Guidance Control and Dynamics, Vol.32, No. 5, pp. 1458 - 1465, 2009. (featured article on Draper Digest)
  • Majji,M., Junkins,J.L. and Turner,J.D., “High Order Methods for Estimation of Dynamic Systems,” the Journal of Astronautical Sciences, Vol. 56, No. 3, pp. 401-440, 2008.