Matthew Kirchner

April 5, 2022

Matthew R. Kirchner received his B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Washington State University in 2007 and his M.S. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Colorado at Boulder in 2013. In 2007 he joined the Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons Division in the Navigation and Weapons Concepts Develop Branch and in 2012 transferred into the Physics and Computational Sciences Division in the Research and Intelligence Department, Code D5J1000. He is currently a Ph.D. candidate in the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department at the University of California, Santa Barbara. His research interests include level set methods for optimal control, differential games, and reachability; multi-vehicle robotics; nonparametric signal and image processing; and navigation and flight control. He was the recipient of a Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons Division Graduate Academic Fellowship from 2010 to 2012; in 2011 was named a Paul Harris Fellow by Rotary International and in 2021 was awarded a Robertson Fellowship from the University of California in recognition of an outstanding academic record. Matthew is a student member of the IEEE.