Mr. George Schmidt
George Schmidt, who is a lecturer in aeronautics and astronautics at MIT and an industry consultant in guidance, navigation, and control. George has worked on control system design for missiles, aircraft, and manned spacecraft, Kalman filtering applications, and integration techniques for high-resolution synthetic aperture radars, satellite navigation systems, and inertial sensors. He is an AIAA Fellow and an IEEE Life Fellow, and he has been editor-in-chief of the AIAA Journal of Guidance, Control, and Dynamics since 1996. We also speak with Wolfgang Marquardt of the RWTH University Aachen, Germany. Wolfgang is an IFAC fellow, and he is editor-in-chief of the Journal of Process Control. His expertise is in chemical process systems, process operations and control, model-based experimental analysis of chemical process systems, and numerical methods for dynamical simulation and optimization.