Dr. Khanh D. Pham

Fellow Member | Principal Aerospace Engineer at Air Force Research Lab
Pham, Khanh D.
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SPIE Membership: 6.0 years
SPIE Awards: Fellow status | Senior status
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Area of Expertise: Positioning, Navigation and Timing, Optics Control, Cognitive Radios & Networking, Space Communications, Space Command & Control, Sensors and Systems for Space Applications
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Dr. Khanh Pham is a principal aerospace engineer at the Air Force Research Laboratory-Space Vehicles Directorate at Kirtland Air Force Base, New Mexico, USA. He received his Bachelor and Master of Science Degrees in Electrical Engineering from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln in 1997 and 1998, and a Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Notre Dame in 2004. Dr. Pham has been an Adjunct Research Professor at University of New Mexico / Electrical Engineering Department researching on stochastic controls and game theory. He is a Fellow of the IEEE, the National Academy of Inventors, the Society of Photo-Optical and Instrumentation Engineers, the Air Force Research Laboratory, the Institution of Engineering and Technology, the American Astronautical Society, the Royal Aeronautical Society, the International Association for the Advancement of Space Safety, and the Royal Astronomical Society. Dr. Pham served as a Senior Editor for Intelligent Systems of the IEEE Transactions on Aerospace and Electronics Systems from 2016 and 2022. His research interests have focused on statistical optimal control and estimation; decision analysis of adversarial systems; resilient navigation and authentication; dynamic game decision optimization; security of cyber-physical systems; satellite cognitive radios; digital predistortion, digital beamforming, and control and coordination of large-scale dynamical systems, compiling 280+ scientific papers and book chapters. His research monographs include “Resilient Controls for Ordering Uncertain Prospects: Change and Response” (ISBN 978-3-319-08704-7, Springer 2014) and “Linear-Quadratic Controls in Risk-Averse Decision Making: Performance-Measure Statistics and Control Decision Optimization” (ISBN 978-1-4614-5078-8, Springer 2012). He currently holds 26 US patents.

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