Rebecca Masterson

Rebecca Masterson
Principal Research Scientist; Co-Director, Space Systems Lab

77 Mass. Ave.
Cambridge, MA 02139

becki [at]
Administrative Assistant
Financial Officer
Rebecca Masterson with asteroid
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, 2011 - 2012; Research Engineer, 2012 - 2018; Principal Research Scientist, 2018 - 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

Advising Philosophy Statement
Lab/Research Group Affiliation