3013 François-Xavier Bagnoud Aerospace Building
1320 Beal Avenue Ann Arbor, MI 48109-2140
Associate Director, University of Michigan Space Institute
PhD Electrical Engineering ’05
MS Electrical Engineering ’98
BS Computer and Electrical Engineering ’96
AEROSP 450 — Flight Software
AEROSP 483 — Space System Design
AEROSP 548 — Astrodynamics
Remote sensing (emphasis on magnetometers
James Cutler is an associate professor in the Aerospace Engineering Department at the University of Michigan. His research interests center on space systems–a multidisciplinary approach to enabling future space capability with particular emphasis on novel, nanosatellite missions. He is developing next generation communication capability and robust space computing infrastructure. He is Co-PI on the first NSF space mission, the Radio Aurora Explorer (RAX). Prof. Cutler’s teaching interests are in all things space related.
Positions Held at U-M
Associate Professor, Department of Aerospace Engineering, 2014 – present
Assistant Professor, Department of Aerospace Engineering, 2008 – 2014
- Kickstarter Campaign for Cubesats
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- University of Michigan Space Institute
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