Asal Naseri


Phone: 505-277-5613

Physical Address

Room 323
Mechanical Engineering Building
Building # 122 on the UNM map

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Senior Lecturer II

Department of Mechanical Engineering


PhD, Aerospace Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2010

MS, Aerospace Engineering, Sharif University of Technology, 2004

BS, Aerospace Engineering, Sharif University of Technology, 2002


Dr. Asal Naseri started working at UNM in 2010 and joined the Department of Mechanical Engineering in 2014. Her expertise and background is in applying different control theory schemes to aeronautical and astronautical systems. Her work is focused on developing new algorithms for guidance, navigation, and control of spacecraft along with designing and building CubeSats.

Teaching Interests

  • Spacecraft Mission Engineering and Design
  • Control Theory
  • Aircraft and Spacecraft Flight Dynamics
  • Dynamics

Research Interests

  • Formation flying of spacecraft (with an emphasis on CubeSats)
  • Guidance, navigation and control in space
  • Orbital mechanics