Bio

Jian-Feng Shi (Ph.D., P.Eng, PMP) has over 21 years of experience in spacecraft and robotic guidance, navigation, and controls (GNC). Jian-Feng has led various flight mission analyses at MDA including ISS free-flyer robotic capture, dynamic simulator designs, and satellite servicing mission planning. Jian-Feng received his B.Eng (2001), M.Sc (2004) in Aerospace Engineering from Carleton University and the University of Toronto Institute for Aerospace Studies respectively. Jian-Feng is an alumnus of the International Space University SSP (2007). Jian-Feng received his Ph.D. (2019) in Aerospace Engineering from Carleton University. Since 2003, Jian-Feng has instructed at the University of Toronto Da-vinci Engineering Enrichment Program (DEEP) teaching secondary-school students in spacecraft orbital mechanics, robotics and computer vision, and project management. Jian-Feng is the vice-chair of the AIAA Space Automation and Robotics Technical Committee, NSERC Collaborative Research, and Training Experience (CREATE) Program Smart Autonomous Robotic Technology (SMART-ART) committee member, and he is currently a Senior GNC Engineer at MDA specialising in machine vision, artificial intelligence, dynamic simulations, and project management.