Dr. Alex Gardi is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Aerospace Engineering, focussing on aerospace cyber-physical systems (UAS, satellites, ATM systems and avionics). In this domain, he specialises in multi-objective trajectory optimization with emphasis on optimal control methods and AI/metaheuristics for air and space platforms. Dr Gardi has also worked on advancing systems and software engineering methodologies to new generations of aerospace and defence systems which exploit Internet of Things (IoT) technology and sophisticate AI/machine learning, health monitoring and data integrity/cyber-resilience functionalities to operate autonomously for extended periods of time even in degraded conditions.
To date, Dr Gardi has supervised more than 30 undergraduate and 14 postgraduate final year projects and several PhD/MRes candidates (5 completions). He has also been a partner/senior investigator in more than 10 research projects funded by industry and government, and has produced ~150 refereed publications, securing more than 2000 citations and an overall h-index of 26.
Dr Gardi holds an Honorary Associate position at RMIT University (Australia).
Dr Gardi has teaching experience in the following areas:
Advisor to the following students & staff: