Leonid Pogorelyuk is an assistant professor in the Mechanical, Aerospace, and Nuclear Engineering Department. His research interests include control and information theory, orbital mechanics, optics, and astronomy. Before joining RPI in 2023, Leonid worked as a Research Scientist at the Space Telecommunication Astronomy and Radiation (STAR) Lab at MIT.
- PhD, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Princeton University, 2020
Advisors: N. Jeremy Kasdin and Clarence W. Rowley
Thesis: "Non-linear Reduced-order Estimation and Control of Space-based Coronagraphs"
- BSc, Aerospace Engineering, Technion, 2015
- BSc, Mathematics, Open University of Israel, 2014
- Computational complexities of image plane algorithms for high contrast imaging in space telescopes.
Pogorelyuk L, Haughwout C, Belsten N, Cady E, & Cahoy KL (2022).
Journal of Astronomical Telescopes, Instruments, and Systems, 8(4), 049003-049003.
- Deconfusing Detections in Directly Imaged Multiplanet Systems.
Pogorelyuk L, Fitzgerald R, Vlahakis S, Morgan R, & Cahoy KL (2022).
The Astrophysical Journal, 937(2), 66.
- Laser-guided space interferometer.
Pogorelyuk L, Serra P, Kacker S, Vlahakis S, Belsten N, Rau G, Carpenter KG, Pueyo LA, Monnier JD, Douglas ES, & Cahoy KL (2022),
Optical and Infrared Interferometry and Imaging VIII (Vol. 12183, pp. 508-521), International Society for Optics and Photonics.
- Implementation of a dark zone maintenance algorithm for speckle drift correction in a high contrast space coronagraph.
Redmond SF, Pogorelyuk L, Pueyo L, Por E, Noss J, Will SD, Laginja I, Brooks K, Maclay M, Fowler J, & Kasdin NJ (2022)
Journal of Astronomical Telescopes, Instruments, and Systems, 8(3), 035001-035001
- Information-theoretical limits of recursive estimation and closed-loop control in high-contrast imaging.
Pogorelyuk L, Pueyo L, Males JR, Cahoy K, & Kasdin, NJ (2021).
The Astrophysical Journal Supplement Series, 256(2), 39.
- Dark hole maintenance and a posteriori intensity estimation in the presence of speckle drift in a high-contrast space coronagraph.
Pogorelyuk L, & Kasdin NJ (2019).
The Astrophysical Journal, 873(1), 95.