Taylor P. Reynolds


2019 AA 528 course homepage can be found here

Education

  • Ph.D. in Aeronautics & Astronautics, University of Washington, Seattle (2016 – present)
  • B.Sc.Eng in Mathematics and Engineering, Applied Mechanics, Queen’s Univeristy, Canada (2012 – 2016)

Research Interests

  • Control and optimization theory
  • Convex optimization approaches to spacecraft GN&C
  • Dual quaternion based guidance and control
  • Autonomous space operations & asteroid landing
  • UW Aero&Astro CubeSat Team – co-founder and SOC-i project scientist.

Publications

Invited Talks

  • Optimal Powered Descent Guidance: where we’ve been and where we’re going. Presented at Johnson Space Center, Houston, TX, 2018. Slides.

Teaching

  • AA 528 (Instructor) Spacecraft Dynamics and Control, University of Washington (2019)
  • AA 320/321/322 Aerospace Instrumentation & Laboratories, University of Washington (2016-2017)
  • MTHE 174 Linear Algebra, Queen’s University (2016)
  • ELEC 210 Introduction to Circuits, Queen’s University (2015)

Awards

  • NSERC Postgraduate Scholarship – Doctoral (2017 — present)
  • NSERC Canadian Graduate Scholarship – Master’s (2016, declined)
  • Canadian Interuniversity Sport Academic All-Canadian (2014, 2015, 2016)
  • Queen’s University Dean’s Scholar (2013, 2014, 2015, 2016)
  • Investor’s Group Clayton Johnston Scholarship (2013)