Rebecca Masterson

Rebecca Masterson

Principal Research Scientist


77 Mass. Ave.
Cambridge, MA 02139

(617) 324-5328

Academic Degrees

S.B. 1997 MIT, S.M 1999 MIT, Ph.D 2004 MIT

Honors and Awards

JPL Michelson Fellowship, 2001-2003; TRW Space & Electronics Group Fellowship, 1997-1999

Positions Held at MIT

Post Doctoral Associate January 2011 to April 2012; Research Engineer April 2012 to present

Positions Held outside MIT

Charles Stark Draper Laboratory, Senior Engineer, 2005-2012

Specialization and Research Interests

REXIS (REgolith X-ray Imaging Spectrometer), dynamics and controls, integrated modeling, control structure interactions, systems engineering

Teaching Interests

Spacecraft systems engineering, structural dynamics, structural analysis