Eric Feron


_      I am a professor in the division of Computer, Electrical and Mathematical Sciences and Engineering (program in Electrical and Computer Engineering) at KAUST (King Abdullah University of Science and Technology)

_      I am a part-time lecturer at the Georgia Institute of Technology within the College of Computing

_      I am a consulting Professor at Ecole Nationale de l'Aviation Civile (ENAC) with the Applied Mathematics, Computer Science and Automation Laboratory.

_      I am an Associate researcher at Institut Supˇrieur de lÕAˇronautique et de lÕEspace (Supaˇro).

_      I am an ambassador for the city of Toulouse, France.


_      The Robotics, Intelligent Systems, and Control Laboratory (RISC) at KAUST

_      The Online Master of Science in Computer Science course on Cyber-Physical Systems at the Georgia Institute of Technology

_      Tangibles that Teach, a startup devoted to the development of low-cost experimental devices for higher education.


_      My resume

_      To the aspiring PhD candidate: What's my PhD about?

_      Why am I a PhD student, anyway?



eric dot feron at kaust dot edu dot sa



My books (in historical order)

1994                          2006                        2016

My other publications


My experimental research platforms (click on images for more information on the projects)



 NASA ArmstrongÕs F-18 SRA (1995)            Boston Logan International airport (1998)


MITÕs Autonomous Helicopter (2001)         Edwards AFBÕs Autonomous Trio (2003)


QuanserÕs and S.R. HallÕs 3 Degree of Freedom helicopter (2004)




New YorkÕs LaGuardia Airport (2009)                      San Francisco Airport (2015)




The Georgia Tech Robotarium (2016)        The reduced gravity laboratory (2017)



A natural wheel (2017)                                      The Immobotarium (2018)