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Jeff Delaune
Robotics Technologist
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Jeff Delaune is a robotics technologist at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory. He develops autonomous navigation systems for planetary exploration, with a focus on flying vehicles. Jeff was part of the navigation team for NASA’s Mars Helicopter flight project. His interests include state estimation, sensor fusion, perception, computer vision, system engineering and mission design.

  • Ph.D. in Robotics, Institut Supérieur de lAéronautique et de lEspace (ISAE), 2013
  • M.S. in Astronautics and Space Engineering, Cranfield University, 2009
  • M.S. in Engineering, École Centrale de Nantes, 2009
  • B.S. in Engineering, École Centrale de Nantes, 2007

  • Robotics Technologist, Jet Propulsion Lab, (2016-present)
  • Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Jet Propulsion Lab, (2015-2016)
  • Founder, Boldmap, (2015)
  • Research Engineer, French Alternative Energies and Atomic Energy Commission (CEA), (2013-2015)

  • Flight Project and Research Task Involvement

    Flight Projects:
    2020 - Mars 2020 Rover


  • State Estimation, Bayesian Filtering, Non-Linear Optimization, SLAM
  • Sensor fusion: visual, inertial, range, solar, etc.
  • Mission Design and Analysis, Space System Engineering

  • Best PhD student of the Information Processing and Systems Branch, ONERA, 2013
  • 1st Prize at the Student Oral Presentation Competition, 1st Prize at the Student Oral Presentation Competition, 2011
  • Course Directors Prize for excellent overall performance in Astronautics & Space Engineering, Cranfield University, 2009

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