Professor and Associate Chair for Research
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Karen Feigh is a professor at Georgia Tech's Daniel Guggenheim School of Aerospace Engineering. She holds a B.S. in aerospace engineering from Georgia Tech, an MPhil in aeronautics from Cranfield University, UK, and a Ph.D. in industrial and systems engineering from Georgia Tech. Dr. Feigh has previously worked on fast-time air traffic simulation, conducted ethnographic studies of airline and fractional ownership operation control centers, and designed expert systems for air traffic control towers and NextGen concepts. She is also experienced in conducting human-in-the-loop experiments for concept validation.



  • Vertical Lift Research Center of Excellence (VLRCOE)

  • Cognitive Engineering Center (CEC)

  • Institute for Robotics and Intelligent Machines (IRIM)


  • Flight Mechanics & Controls

AE Multidisciplinary Research Areas:

  • Robotics, Autonomy, and Human Interactions

  • B.S. in Aerospace Engineering from Georgia Tech
  • MPhil in Aeronautics from Cranfield University, UK
  • Ph.D. in Industrial and Systems Engineering from Georgia Tech
Distinctions & Awards

AIAA, Wilbur and Orville Wright Graduate Award 2006; Zonta International, Amelia Earhart Fellowship , 2005; National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellow 2001-2006; Marshall Scholar 2001-2003;