Mathieu Joerger

Assistant Professor
Kevin T. Crofton Department of Aerospace and Ocean Engineering


Ph.D., Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Illinois Institute of Technology, 2009
M.S., Mechanical Engineering and Aerospace Engineering, Illinois Institute of Technology, 2002
Diplôme d’Ingénieur, National Institute of Applied Sciences (INSA), Strasbourg, France, 2002


Selected Papers

OA Hafez, GD Arana, M Joerger, and M Spenko, 2020, Quantifying robot localization safety: A new integrity monitoring method for fixed-lag smoothing, IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters, 5(2): 3182-3189. [html]

C Tanil, S Khanafseh, M Joerger, and B Pervan, 2018, An INS monitor to detect GNSS spoofers capable of tracking vehicle position, IEEE Transactions on Aerospace and Electronic Systems, 64(1): 131-143. [html]

M Jamoom, M Joerger, and B Pervan, 2016, Unmanned Aircraft System Sense and Avoid Integrity and Continuity Risk, AIAA Journal of Guidance, Control and Dynamics, 39(3), 498-509. [html]


Selected Projects

Project for the National Science Foundation (NSF) National Robotics Initiative (NRI) project entitled: “Receding Horizon Integrity—A New Navigation Safety Methodology for Co-Robotic Passenger Vehicles”:  developing new performance prediction methods to quantify multisensory navigation safety for automated vehicles.  

Project for Hexagon's NovAtel entitled: “GNSS Integrity for Automobiles”:  establishing new integrity monitoring methods for multi-Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) Precise Point Positioning (PPP), intended for passenger vehicle navigation.

Project for The MITRE Corporation entitled: “Algorithms and Methods for Position, Navigation, and Timing (PNT) Situational Awareness (SA)”:  identifying geographic regions where faulty satellite navigation signals including jamming and spoofing are being encountered and conveying this information to nearby users.

Dr. Mathieu Joerger
Dr. Mathieu Joerger
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