Megan Carlson

  • Aerospace Engineering

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Megan Carlson is a 2023-2027 Self Graduate Fellow pursuing a Ph.D. in Aerospace Engineering at the University of Kansas. Originally from Lee’s Summit, Missouri, she received a B.S. in aerospace engineering from the University of Kansas in 2023. Currently, her research is focused on the guidance, navigation, and control of uncrewed aerial systems with an emphasis in flight testing. Her goal is to increase the reliability and expand the usage of autopilot systems for disaster relief applications. Through her work, she aspires to make a positive impact on underrepresented communities and establish herself as a leader in the aerospace industry.

Mentor: Shawn Keshmiri, Ph.D. Spahr Professor, Aerospace Engineering