Yaakov Oshman

Yaakov Oshman

Professor

(04) 829-3803

yaakov.oshman@technion.ac.il

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B.Sc. (summa cum laude) and D.Sc., both in Aeronautical Engineering, Technion, 1975 and 1986, respectively. Post-Doctoral Research Associate and Visiting Assistant Professor at State University of New York at Buffalo in 1986 and 1987, respectively. With the Technion since Oct. 1988. National Research Council Senior Research Associate at NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center, Maryland, USA, 1996-1998. Professor since 2005. Dean of Aerospace Engineering 2013-2014.  Holder of the Louis and Helen Rogow Chair in Aeronautical Engineering.
Fellow, AIAA. Fellow, IEEE.

Optimal estimation, information fusion and control, with application to aerospace systems. Particular interests: guidance, navigation and control (GN&C) systems; interdisciplinary aerospace systems, including structural estimation and control, and health monitoring/fault detection and isolation (FDI) systems; flow control.

Y. Oshman, “Optimal Sensor Selection Strategy for Discrete-Time  State Estimators”, IEEE Transactions on Aerospace and Electronic Systems, Vol. 30, No. 2, April 1994, pp. 307-314.

Y. Oshman and and P. Davidson, “Optimization of Observer Trajectories  for Bearings-Only Target Localization”, IEEE Transactions on Aerospace and Electronic Systems, Vol. 35, No. 3, July 1999, pp. 892-902.

Y. Oshman and D. Arad, “Enhanced Air-to-Air Missile Tracking Using  Target Orientation Observations”, Journal of Guidance, Control, and Dynamics, Vol.  27, No.  4, July-Aug.  2004, pp. 595-606.

I.  Rapoport and Y. Oshman, “A Cramer-Rao-Type Estimation Lower Bound for Systems with Measurement Faults”, IEEE  Transactions on Automatic Control, Vol. 50, No. 9, Sept. 2005, pp. 1234-1245.

Y. Oshman and Avishy Carmi, “Attitude Estimation from Vector Observations Using Genetic-Algorithm-Embedded Quaternion Particle Filter”, Journal of Guidance, Control, and Dynamics, Vol. 29, No. 4, July-August 2006, pp. 879-891.

I.  Rapoport and Y. Oshman, “Weiss-Weinstein Lower Bounds for  Markovian Systems.  Part 1: Theory”, IEEE Transactions on  Signal Processing, Vol.  55, No.  6, May 2007, pp. 2016-2030.

I.  Rapoport and Y. Oshman, “Weiss-Weinstein Lower Bounds for Markovian Systems.  Part 2: Applications to Fault-Tolerant Filtering”, IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, Vol.  55, No.  6, May 2007, pp. 2031-2042.

A.  Carmi and Y. Oshman, “Adaptive Particle Filtering for Spacecraft Attitude Estimation from Vector Observations”, Journal of Guidance, Control, and Dynamics, Vol. 32, No. 1, January-February 2009, pp. 232-241.

D.  Choukroun, H.  Weiss, I. Y. Bar-Itzhack and Y. Oshman, “Quaternion Estimation from Vector Observations Using a Matrix Kalman Filter”, IEEE Transactions on Aerospace and Electronic Systems, Vol. 48, No. 4, October 2012, pp. 3133-3158.