Christopher Vermillion

Christopher Vermillion
Assistant Professor
Office: 
Duke 356
Phone: 
704-687-1764
Fax: 
704-687-8345
Education: 

Ph.D., Electrical Engineering - Systems, University of Michigan, 2009; M.S., Electrical Engineering - Systems, University of Michigan, 2005; B.S.E., Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering, University of Michigan, 2004.

Research: 
  • Flight dynamics and control of tethered wind energy systems
  • Hierarchical control theory and applications
  • Model predictive control
  • Vehicle control systems
  • Simultaneous plant and controller optimization
  • Human-in-the-loop control
Honors & Awards: 
  • 2015 National Science Foundation CAREER Award
Professional Affiliations: 
  • Institute for Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
  • American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA)
  • American Society of Mechanical Engineering (ASME)
  • Tau Beta Pi Engineering Honor Society
  • Sigma Gamma Tau Aerospace Engineering Honor Society
  • Golden Key National Honor Society