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Jean-Pierre Theron

The Pennsylvania State University

Jean-Pierre is a PhD student working with Prof Joseph Horn on the modeling simulation and control of distributed electric propulsion aircraft and electric-VTOLs. He graduated from the University of Pretoria, South Africa, with his Bachelor’s and Master’s in Mechanical Engineering. His Master's research focused on the implementation of on-board optimal trajectory planning for UAVs.

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