Spring on the York College campus

FACULTY

Stephen Wilkerson, Ph.D., P.E.

Education

  • B.S., Mechanical Engineering, The Johns Hopkins University, 1982
  • M.S., Structural Engineering, The George Washington University, 1985. Thesis Title: "Ship and Submarine Response to an Underwater Explosion."
  • Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, The Johns Hopkins University, 1990. Thesis Title: "A Boundary Integral Approach to Three-Dimensional Underwater Explosion Bubble Dynamics."

Courses

  • Dynamics and Vibrations
  • Engineering Mechanics
  • Controls
  • Mechatronics
  • Capstone Design

Research Interests

  • Unmanned Systems
  • Digital Manufacturing
  • Mechatronics

Honors

  • 2015 Certificate of Appreciation Governor’s Volunteer Service Award
  • Oct 2014 Achievement Metal for Civilian Service
  • May 2012 Commanders Civilian Service Metal
  • Apr 2007 Certificate of Appreciation Governor’s Volunteer Service Award
  • May 1997, Superior Civilian Service Metal

Recent Publications

  • S. A. Wilkerson, C. Korpela, and S. A. Gadsden, Aerial Swarms as Asymmetric Threats, 2016 International Conference on Unmanned Aircraft Systems, Arlington, Virginia, 2016.
  • J. Kim, S. A. Gadsden, and S. A. Wilkerson, Adaptive Integral Sliding Mode Controller for Longitudinal Rotation Control of a Tilt-Rotor Aircraft, 2016 IEEE Mediterranean Conference on Control and Automation (MED), Athens, Greece, 2016.
  • D. Hanlon, A. Lee, S. A. Wilkerson, M. Al-Shabi, and S. A. Gadsden, Implementing a Dynamometer System on Electric Motors for Unmanned Systems, 2016 SPIE Signal Processing – Unmanned Systems Technology XVIII, Baltimore, USA, 2016.
  • K. Chang, P. Rammos, S. A. Wilkerson, M. Bundy, and S. A. Gadsden, LiPo Battery Energy Studies for Improved Flight Performance of Unmanned Aerial Systems, 2016 SPIE Signal Processing – Unmanned Systems Technology XVIII, Baltimore, USA, 2016.
  • C. Korpela, P. Root, J. Kim, S. A. Wilkerson, and S. A. Gadsden, A Framework for Autonomous and Continuous Aerial Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance Operations, 2016 SPIE Signal Processing – Airborne Intelligence, Surveillance, Reconnaissance Systems and Applications XIII, Baltimore, USA, 2016.

Recent Presentations

  • Key Note Address S. A. Wilkerson Unmanned Air Systems (UAS) Used by the U.S. Army, 2016 International Conference on Unmanned Aircraft Systems, Arlington, Virginia, 2016.