John Crassidis

John Crassidis

Samuel P. Capen Chair Professor

Director, Center for Multisource Information Fusion

Contact Information

1003 Furnas Hall

716-645-1426

johnc@buffalo.edu

Education

Ph.D., Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, University at Buffalo, 1993

Research Interests

Spacecraft attitude determination & control, formation flying guidance & navigation, robust nonlinear control, vehicle attitude dynamics.

Selected Publications

  • Wang, H., Chen, L., Jin, Z. and Crassidis, J.L., "Adaptive Momentum Distribution Jitter Control for a Micro-Satellite", Journal of Guidance, Control and Dynamics [Accepted]. https://arc.aiaa.org/doi/10.2514/1.G003909
  • Cheng, Y. and Crassidis, J.L., "A Total Least-Squares Estimate for Attitude Determination", 2019 AIAA Guidance, Navigation and Control Conference, AIAA SciTech Forum, San Diego, CA, Jan. 2019, AIAA Paper #2019-1176. https://arc.aiaa.org/doi/10.2514/6.2019-1176
  • Crassidis, J.L. and Cheng, Y., "Generalized Attitude Determination with One Dominant Vector Observation", Journal of Guidance, Control and Dynamics [Accepted]. https://arc.aiaa.org/doi/10.2514/1.G003717
  • Dianetti, A.D. and Crassidis, J.L., "Space Object Material Determination from Polarized Light Curves", 2019 AIAA Guidance, Navigation and Control Conference, AIAA SciTech Forum, San Diego, CA, Jan. 2019, AIAA Paper #2019-0377. https://arc.aiaa.org/doi/abs/10.2514/6.2019-0377
  • Schmid, M. and Crassidis, J.L. "A New Stochastic Control Paradigm Employing Large Deviations Theory," 2019 AIAA Guidance, Navigation and Control Conference, AIAA SciTech Forum, San Diego, CA, Jan. 2019, AIAA Paper #2019-2335. https://arc.aiaa.org/doi/abs/10.2514/6.2019-2335
  • Pimienta-Penalver, A. and Crassidis, J.L., "Estimating Attitude from Signal-to-Noise Ratio at Multiple Ground-Based Receivers", 2019 AIAA Guidance, Navigation and Control Conference, AIAA SciTech Forum, San Diego, CA, Jan. 2019, AIAA Paper #2019-0375. https://arc.aiaa.org/doi/abs/10.2514/6.2019-0375
  • Crassidis, J.L. and Cheng, Y., "Maximum Likelihood Analysis of the Total Least Squares Problem with Correlated Errors," 2019 AIAA Guidance, Navigation and Control Conference, AIAA SciTech Forum, San Diego, CA, Jan. 2019, AIAA Paper #2019-1931. https://arc.aiaa.org/doi/abs/10.2514/6.2019-1931
  • Ye, L., Zong, Q., Crassidis, J.L., and Tian, B., "Output Redefinition-Based Dynamic Inversion Control for a Nonminimum Phase Hypersonic Vehicle," IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, vol. 65, no. 4, pp. 3447-3457, April 2018. https://ieeexplore.ieee.org/document/8061026
  • Dianetti, A.D., Weisman, R.M., and Crassidis, J.L., "Observability Analysis for Improved Space Object Characterization," Journal of Guidance, Control, and Dynamics, Vol. 41, No. 1, 2018, pp. 137-148. https://arc.aiaa.org/doi/10.2514/1.G002229
  • Linares, R. and Crassidis, J.L., "Space Object Shape Inversion via Adaptive Hamiltonian Markov Chain Monte Carlo," Journal of Guidance, Control, and Dynamics, Vol. 41, No. 1, 2018, pp. 47-58. https://arc.aiaa.org/doi/10.2514/1.G002296