Warren Woodrow Hoburg
September 16, 1985
|Alma mater||Massachusetts Institute of Technology (BS)|
University of California, Berkeley (MS, PhD)
|Selection||NASA Group 22|
Warren Woodrow "Woody" Hoburg (born September 16, 1985) is an American engineer and NASA astronaut.
Early life and education
Warren Hoburg was born on September 16, 1985 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, to Jim and Peggy Hoburg. He graduated from North Allegheny High School, and received a Bachelor of Science degree in Aeronautics and Astronautics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 2008. He earned a Master of Science in 2011, followed by a Doctorate in 2013, in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from the University of California, Berkeley.
After completing his doctorate, Hoburg worked in product development at Boeing until 2014, when he became an assistant professor at MIT. He served as a sponsor for the capstone project Jungle Hawk Owl, which is a UAV sponsored by the US Air Force. He also manages the geometric programming Python package GPKit.
Awards and honors
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- "Warren Woodrow "Woody" Hoburg". Biographies of U.S. Astronauts. Spacefacts. April 18, 2018. Retrieved September 13, 2018.
- "Warren Hoburg". Faculty List. Massachusetts Institute of Technology AeroAstro. Retrieved September 13, 2018.
- Mervis, Jeffrey (August 15, 2017). "An MIT professor's bittersweet departure for astronaut training". Science. Retrieved September 13, 2018.
- Harwood, William (June 7, 2017). "NASA introduces 12 new astronauts". CBS News. CBS Broadcasting. Retrieved September 20, 2018.
- Laura Panjwani (2017-12-19). "Engineer of Game-Changing Drone Warren "Woody" Hoburg Named 2017 Innovator of the Year".