Subodh Bhandari

Subodh Bhandari

Professor, Department of Aerospace Engineering, College of Engineering

Professional Activities

Professional Activities

Technical Committees

  1. Member, AIAA Modeling and Simulation Technologies Technical Committee



  1. Associate Fellow , American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA), 2017-
  2. Senior Member, American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA), 2007-2016
  3. Member, American Helicopter Society (AHS) International
  4. Member, Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI)
  5. Member, American Society of Engineering Education (ASEE)
  6. Member, International Society of Precision Agriculture
  7. Member, North American Plant Phenotyping Network
  8. Life-Time Member, Sigma Gamma Tau (Aerospace Engineering Honor Society)


Conference Organizer

  1. Organizing Committee Member, SPIE Conference on Autonomous Air and Ground Sensing Systems for Agricultural Optimization and Phenotyping, September 2015-Present.
  2. Organizer, Connecting the Dots in UAS and Cyber Security, Cal Poly Pomona, December 12, 2014.


Invited Panelist

  1. Technology for Social Goods, L.A. Policy Symposium, Pardee RAND Graduate School, Santa Monica, CA, April 8, 2016.
  2. UAS Educational Programs: Challenges and Opportunities, 2015 International Drone Expo/UAV-Cybersecurity Conference, Los Angeles, California, December 11-12, 2015.
  3. Drone Technology: How Cities are Impacted by the Emerging Technology, 2015 League of California Cities Annual Conference & Expo, San Jose, California, October 1, 2015.
  4. Is the Drone in Your Future? , H2O TECHCONNECT Match Making and User Conference (Hosted by The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California), Cal Poly Pomona, May 21, 2015.


Invited Reviewer

  1. IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control
  2. AIAA Journal of Guidance, Control, and Dynamics
  3. Aerospace Science and Technology (Journal)
  4. International Journal of Robust and Nonlinear Control
  5. International Journal of Control
  6. International Journal of Dynamics and Control
  7. International Journal of Aircraft Engineering and Aerospace Technology
  8. Mechatronics, A Journal of the International Federation of Automatic Control (IFAC)
  9. International Conference on Unmanned Aircraft Systems (ICUAS)
  10. AIAA Guidance, Navigation, and Control (GNC) Conference
  11. International Conference on Control, Automation, Robotics and Vision (ICARCV)
  12. American Control Conference
  13. IEEE Conference on Decision and Control
  14. IEEE Multi-Conference on Systems and Control
  15. Chinese Control and Decision Conference (CCDC International Conference)
  16. ISPRS International Journal of Geo Information
  17. American Society of Engineering Education (ASEE)
  18. Southern California Conference on Undergraduate Research (SCCUR)
  19. AIAA Region VI Student Conference


Proposal Reviewer

  1. National Science Foundation, 2015, 2016, 2017
  2. Panelist, National Science Foundation Proposal Review Panel, 2015, 2016, 2017


Textbook Reviewer

  1. John Wiley & Sons
  2. Elsevier