Khanh  Pham

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Adjunct Research Professor

Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering


PhD in Electrical Engineering, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, Indiana, May 2004

MS in Electrical Engineering, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, Nebraska, August 1998

BS in Electrical Engineering, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, Nebraska, August 1997


Dr. Khanh Pham is a senior aerospace engineer at the Air Force Research Laboratory-Space Vehicles Directorate at Kirtland Air Force Base, New Mexico. He is a Research Professor at University of New Mexico / Electrical and Computer Engineering researching on control & game-theoretic operations research with satellite communications and navigation. He is a Senior Member of Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, a Senior Member of National Academy of Inventors, a Fellow of Air Force Research Laboratory, a Fellow of Society of Photo-Optical and Instrumentation Engineers, and an Associate Fellow of American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics. In addition, he also serves as a Technical Editor for Intelligent Systems of the IEEE Transactions on Aerospace and Electronics Systems. His research interests have focused on statistical optimal control; decision analysis of adversarial systems; dynamic game decision optimization; security of cyber-physical systems; satellite cognitive radios; digital beamforming; collaborative navigation; and control and coordination of large-scale dynamical systems. His research monographs include “Resilient Controls for Ordering Uncertain Prospects: Change and Response” (ISBN 978-3-319-08704-7, Springer 2014) and “Linear-Quadratic Controls in Risk-Averse Decision Making: Performance-Measure Statistics and Control Decision Optimization” (ISBN 978-1-4614-5078-8, Springer 2012). Lastly, he holds 19 US patents and 15 US patent disclosures.

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