Research Assistant Professor - Department of Mechanical, Materials and Aerospace Engineering
Kilic's primary research focus lies in advancing the field of space robotics, emphasizing the development of computationally efficient state estimation techniques. His research explores cooperative localization, perception, planning and robot-terrain interactions in challenging and visually constrained environments. Kilic obtained his Ph.D. in Aerospace Engineering from West Virginia University, concentrating on localization techniques for Mars and Moon rovers. Kilic is a past recipient of the Fulbright Scholarship, WVU Statler Fellowship, and NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory JVSRP Fellowship.
Ph.D., Aerospace Engineering, West Virginia University 2021
M.Sc., Astronautical and Aeronautical Engineering, Istanbul Technical University 2015
B.S., Astronautical Engineering, Istanbul Technical University 2012