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Kevin Schroeder

Associate Director, Mission Systems Division

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Blacksburg, VA 24061
United States

Kevin Schroeder

Interim Associate Director, Mission Systems Divisions | Space Domain Awareness, Proximity Operations 

Kevin Schroeder is an Interim Associate Director in Mission Systems Division Space Domain Awareness and Proximity Operations at the National Security Institute and an instructor in the department of Aerospace and Ocean Engineering (AOE 3154, AOE 2994/4994, AOE 4984, AOE 6234, and AOE 6984). He is also a NASA Innovative Advance Concepts (NIAC) Fellow.

Schroeder's research interests include Astrodynamics, Space Situational Awareness, Orbit Determination and State Estimation, In-space Assembly, CubeSat Development, Optimal Decision Processes, Artificial Intelligence/Machine Learning, Autonomy of Dynamical Systems, Swarming, and Systems Engineering of Flight Systems.

Schroeder was a Post-Doctoral Fellow at Virginia Tech in the department of Aerospace and Ocean Engineering in 2018, and he earned his Ph.D. in mechanical engineering from Virginia Tech in 2017, and B.S. in engineering from Oral Roberts University in 2014.