DIRECTOR


Dr. James W. Cutler
1320 Beal Ave.
3013 FXB Building
Ann Arbor, Mich. 48109
jwcutler@umich.edu
Phone: 734.615.7238
Fax: 734.763.0578
Dr. Cutler founded MXL in 2008 to develop novel flight vehicles for bold flight to the extremes. His research interests center on space systems--a multidisciplinary approach to enabling future space capability with particular emphasis on novel, nanosatellite missions. He studied at Purdue University and Stanford University. Prior to MXL, Dr. Cutler was director of the Space Systems Development Laboratory (SSDL) at Stanford.
DOCTORAL STUDENTS
Nathanael England
engnatha_AT_umich.edu
Research areas: multi disciplinary design optimization of space robotics
Candice Kaplan
cikaplan_AT_umich.edu
Research areas: atmospheric reentry
Prince Kuevor
kuevpr_AT_umich.edu
Research areas: autonomous UAVs and robotics
Current Team


Adolfo Apolloni, Isha Bhatt, Sahil Farishta, Daniel Gu, Austin Huffman, Paul Knudsen, Rupal Nigam, Harrison Price, Ethan Prober, Beth Rosenbaum, Justin Schachter, Justin Shetty, Michael Wilson


FACULTY PARTNERS @ THE UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN
Prof. Ella Atkins (Aero) - Space Robotics
Prof. Amy Cohn (IOE) - scheduling and optimization
Prof. Joaquim R. R. A. Martins (Aero) - multi disciplinary design optimization
Prof. Mark Moldwin (CLASP) - magnetometers
Prof. Pat Seitzer (Astronomy) - orbit determination
Prof. Max Shtein (MSE) - advanced solar panels
Prof. Peter Washabaugh (Aero) - stratospheric vehicles


ALUMNI -- A whole host of students have been MXLers during their time at the University of Michigan. Below is list.
Daniil Abramov
Duane Achterof
Chris Acosta
Matt Bennett
Jim Blanchard
Kaitlyn Burke
David Cardelli
Matthew Chase
Valerie Chen
Garrett Cullen
Allison Craddock
Luke DeGalan
Emanuela Della Bosca
Tatyana Dobreva
Kiko Dontchev
William Fang
Alex Fox
Alyssa Franken
Anton Frolnekov
Charles Galey
Dr. Eric Gustafson
Phillip Hargrove
Brandon Heidt
Tom Heine
Evan Hillgemann

(PS...if you're missing on the list, oops! Let us know!.)

Steve Howland
Robert Huddleston
Devin Hupp
So-hee Kang
Dr. Ben Kempke
Dr. Andy Klesh
Noah Klugman
Jacob Kurtz
Charles Lacy
Dr. Dae Young Lee
Joshua Liphshaw
Beldon Lin
Matt Lindner
Anny Lin
Jonathan Liou
Ted Lorts
Kathryn Luczek
Rebecca Martin
Lucas Mason
Joshua McCready
Nathan McKay
Dan Meinzer
Duncan Miller
Griffin Miller
Travis Milstein
Mike Mistaleski
Alyson Mosher
Ari Porter
Scott Perry
Jeffrey Poon
Andrew Plave
Rohan Punnoose
Michael Ramirez
Tyler Rose
Sandro Salgueiro
Ariel Sandberg
TJ Schmitz
Dr. Srinagesh Sharma
Hrishi Shelar
Logan Sisca
Alex Sloboda
Dan Smith
Dr. Sara Spangelo
Dan Spatcher
Dr. John Springmann
Casey Steuer
Josh Synowiec
Andrew Taylor
K. Scott Tripp
Andrew Wagonmaker
Dr. Alex Walsh
Josh Weiss
Adam Werries
Jacob Winnick
Andrew Wood
Amy Yang
Joe Yates
Cooper Young

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