Dr. Koki Ho is the Dutton-Ducoffe Professor (Associate Professor) and the director of the Space Systems Optimization Group in the Daniel Guggenheim School of Aerospace Engineering at Georgia Tech. His research focuses on developing modeling and optimization methods for rigorous space mission analysis and design.
His unique research connecting logistics-based modeling, optimization, systems engineering, and space applications has provided a substantial impact on modern and future space missions that involve multiple missions, multiple vehicles, and reusable infrastructure elements.
Dr. Ho earned his Ph.D. at MIT and his bachelor’s and master’s degrees at the University of Tokyo. He is the recipient of the NSF CAREER Award (2020), the NASA Early Career Faculty Award (2019), the DARPA Young Faculty Award (2019), and the Luigi Napolitano Award (2015), and he is a co-author of one of the most downloaded Acta Astronautica articles.
Dr. Ho currently serves as the Chair of the AIAA Space Logistics Technical Committee, and as the lead PI of an AFRL/AFOSR-funded multi-institution Space University Research Initiative (SURI) project on the topic of Space Logistics and Mobility.