Renato obtained a Laurea degree from Politecnico di Milano, Italy, and a Ph.D. from the University of Texas at Austin (UT). Prior to returning to UT to join the faculty he held professional engineering roles from 2007 to 2017 at the Charles Stark Draper Laboratory and at the NASA Johnson Space Center.
Renato is a Fellow of the American Astronautical Society, an Associate Fellow of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, a Senior Member of the Institute for Electrical and Electronics Engineers, and the recipient of numerous NASA awards, including the 2015 Software of the Year Award for his work on Orion GN&C.
Nonlinear Estimation and Autonomy Research Group
We are an aerospace engineering research group specializing in stochastic estimation and autonomous vehicles, conducting theoretical research on uncertain systems.