About the Author
Dr S Subchan, Cranfield University, UK
Dr Subchan is a research officer in the Department of Aerospace, Power and Sensors at Cranfield University's Shrivenham campus. He studied for his PhD at Cranfield in 2005, having previously worked for 3 years for Indonesian Aircraft Industries at Bandung on computational fluid dynamics.
Dr Rafal Zbikowski, Cranfield University, UK
Dr Zbikowski is Reader in Control Engineering and is a Principal Research Officer in the Guidance and Control Group of the Department of Aerospace, Power and Sensors at Cranfield University's Shrivenham campus. Prior to this he was a Post-Doctoral Research Fellow at Glasgow University leading the Glasgow side of a joint project with Daimler-Benz on neural adaptive control technology for Mercedes products. Dr Zbikowski has published over fifty papers on adaptive and nonlinear aspects of intelligent control, and flapping wing micro air vehicles. A control engineer with a strong mathematical background, he is a member of the American Mathematical Society (AMS) and the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). Since 1998 he has been instrumental in obtaining UK funding for four substantial projects in the area of guidance and control.