Steven R. Hall

Professor of Aeronautics and Astronautics
I grew up in Florida during the height of the space race, which is how I developed an interest in aircraft and rockets from an early age.

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Administrative Contact

Frances M. Marrone

Financial Coordinator

Quentin Alexander

Specialization and Research Interests

Aerospace control applications, optimal control theory.

Teaching Interests

Classical control, state-space control, optimal control and estimation

Academic Degrees

S.B., 1980, Massachusetts Institute of Technology; S.M., 1982, Massachusetts Institute of Technology; Sc.D., 1985, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Society Memberships

Associate Fellow, American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics; Member, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers

Positions Held at MIT

Assistant Professor, 1985 –1991; Associate Professor, 1991 – 2000; Professor, 2000 – present. Assistant Department Head, 1997 – 1998. Chair of MIT Faculty, 2013 – 2015.

Affiliated Labs

Awards & Honors

Member, Tau Beta Pi
Hertz Fellow
Raymond L. Bisplinghoff Fellow