October 3, 2014
Kris Gauksheim earned a BS in engineering sciences at Harvard, with a focus on electrical engineering and computer science. He joined Insitu in the midst of the SeaScan/ScanEagle program, where he worked closely with Dr. McGeer as a software developer, aircraft operator, and flight instructor on land and at sea. He was instrumental in developing ScanEagle’s differential-GPS technique for autonomous SkyHook retrieval (U.S. Patent 6,961,018 B2). Kris joined Aerovel on Day 1, and works on next-generation ground and onboard software for robotic vehicles, and flight testing. He is a PhD Candidate in the University of Washington’s William E. Boeing Department of Aeronautics & Astronautics. Kris is our Senior Engineer at Aerovel.