Sergey V. Drakunov
Dr. Sergey V. Drakunov is one of the IHMC affiliated Research Scientists. He is Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Studies and Full Professor of Engineering Physics at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University (ERAU), Daytona Beach, Florida. His research area is mathematical theory and engineering applications of nonlinear dynamical systems with focus on autonomous and aerospace systems. Dr. Drakunov was a PI to a number of NSF and NASA grants, as well as industrial and international research projects. He is founder of Engineering Physics Propulsion Lab (EPPL) at ERAU involved in designing and building prototypes of spacecraft systems. Dr. Drakunov was the adviser to multiple MS and PhD students who completed their theses and dissertations under his supervision. He is a member of Advisory Board of NASA Florida Space Grant Consortium and also serves on advisory boards of several high-tech companies. Currently Dr. Drakunov has 150+ refereed publications with more than 5000 citations, his H-index is 34, and i10-index is 58.