Research Area / Fields

  1. 1-on-1 guidance (intercept angle guidance, one & two-sided pursuit-evasion, guidance amidst obstacles).
  2. Cooperative guidance (3-body pursuit-evasion, n-on-1 guidance).
  3. Guidance integrated with task assignment, autopilot, and estimation.

Short Bio

Tal Shima received his B.Sc., MA, and Ph.D. degrees, all in Aerospace Engineering, from the Technion – Israel Institute of Technology, in 1992, 1998, and 2001, respectively. He also received the MBA degree from the Tel-Aviv University in 1997.

From 2000 to 2004 he was with the Air-to-Air and Surface-to-Air Directorate of RAFAEL Ltd.. In 2004 and 2005 he was awarded National Research Council scholarships for performing research at the US Air Force Research Labs, Wright-Patterson AFB, OH. Since 2006 Dr. Shima is with the Department of Aerospace Engineering at the Technion, where he is currently a Full Professor and Dean.

His current research interests are in the area of guidance of autonomous vehicles, especially missiles and aircraft, operating individually or as a team. Specific interests are: 1-on-1 guidance; Cooperative guidance; and Guidance integrated with task assignment, autopilot, and estimation. He is the author/co-author of almost 100 archival journal papers in these research areas.

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Shikma Litmanovitz
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