Glenn Lightsey

Glenn Lightsey, Ph.D
Professor, Aerospace Engineering

Areas of Interest

Dr. Lightsey specializes in the dynamics and control of space vehicles using avionics sensors such as the Global Positioning System for navigation and attitude determination. His current activities focus on adaptations of GPS receivers for specialized spacecraft uses, such as relative navigation, attitude determination, and meteorological sensing.


NASA Manned Flight Awareness Award, 1999
NASA Center of Excellence Individual Award, 1999
AIAA Young Engineer of the Year Award, 1996


Ph.D., Stanford University, 1997
M.S., The Johns Hopkins University, 1992
B.S.E., Princeton University, 1986

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