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Arquilla, Katya Sofia

Assistant Professor


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research overview

  • Prof. Arquilla'a research focus is experimental investigations of human health and performance during interactions with a wide range of complex systems; she is an expert in experimental design and statistical analysis for experiments with human participants and small sample sizes. Her expertise includes collection of physiological signals in operational environments using wearable sensors; analysis of novel features from physiological signals; qualitative research methods including survey-based, observational, and interview-based studies; and studies of human-autonomy interactions.


  • Bioastronautics, human-computer interaction, human-robot interaction, human-autonomy teaming, team performance, wearable sensor systems, human participant experiments


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courses taught

  • ASEN 2704 - Introduction to Aerospace Vehicle Design and Performance
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2024
    Introduction to the theory and methods for design and performance analysis of aircraft and spacecraft. Aircraft topics include wing design, propulsion, aircraft performance, and stability and control. Spacecraft topics include mission design, rocket performance, orbital mechanics and spacecraft subsystems. Emphasis is placed on introducing systems engineering aspects of design and analysis for aerospace vehicles.
  • ASEN 5519 - Selected Topics
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2023
    Reflects upon specialized aspects of aerospace engineering sciences. Course content is indicated in the online Class Search. May be repeated up to 9 total credit hours. Recommended prerequisite: varies.
  • ASEN 6950 - Master's Thesis
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2024


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