Jordan Liss


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Hometown: Los Angeles, but currently living in Santa Cruz.

Bio: Passion for working on autonomous systems, swarm configurations of nanosatellites, UAVs and remote sensing instrumentation. I am a computer engineer with a focus on robotic systems, controls, computer vision, system identification, sensor fusion, attitude estimation and system integration fueled by a fixation for creative problem solving. Worked in a wide variety of fields in my career from energy to transportation to electric vehicles to airborne science to instrument automation to cubesats.

Undergraduate Education: B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from the Jacobs School of Engineering at UC San Diego. (Graduated in June 2013)

Current Education: M.S. in Computer Engineering (Robotics Emphasis) from the Baskin School of Engineering at UC Santa Cruz. (Planned to graduate June 2018)

Research: Attitude verification, tracking, estimation and controls with swarm configurations of nanosatellites in collaboration with the General NanoSatellite Avionics Testbed (GNAT) laboratory at the NASA Ames Research Center in Mountain View.