Andrew Thompson

Graduate Research Assistant
 aft5212 (at) psu (dot) edu

Research Interests: Control Systems, Optimal Control, Hypersonic Vehicles


  • B.S. Mechanical Engineering - University of Delaware (May 2021)
  • B.S. Computer Science - University of Delaware (May 2021)


  • Modeling and optimization of hypersonic vehicle trajectories (co-advised with Puneet Singla)
  • Co-design of propulsion, power, and thermal management systems


  1. Siefert, J.A., Thompson, A.F., Glunt, J.J., and Pangborn, H.C., “Reachability Analysis of Nonlinear Systems Using Hybrid Zonotopes and Functional Decomposition," 2023. [arXiv]
  2. Thompson, A.F., Iezzi A.J., Pangborn, H.C., Madabhushi, R.K., and Atassi, O.V., “Combined Design and Open-loop Control Optimization for Propulsion, Power, and Thermal Management of Hybrid-electric Aircraft,” IEEE Conference on Control Technology and Applications, 2023. (submitted)

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