Dr Aaron McFadyen

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Faculty of Engineering,
School of Electrical Engineering & Robotics

Personal details


Senior Lecturer
Faculty of Engineering,
School of Electrical Engineering & Robotics


Air Traffic Management (ATM), Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS), Risk Analysis, Aviation Safety, Control Systems


Aerospace Engineering, Electrical and Electronic Engineering

Field of Research code, Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification (ANZSRC), 2008


  • PhD (Queensland University of Technology)

Professional memberships and associations

  • Joint Authority for Rule Making on Unmanned Systems (JARUS) - Member, Subject Matter Expert
  • Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), Control System Society (CSS), Robotics & Automation Society (RAS), Aerospace Society - Member


Subject Area Coordinator (2018 – 2021) – (QUT, Brisbane,  Australia)

  • Course Design - Electrical and Aerospace Engineering

Lecturer/Unit Coordinator (2015 – Present) –  (QUT, Brisbane,  Australia)

  • Modern Control Theory
  • Aircraft Systems and Flight

Sessional Academic (2010 – 2014) – Robotics and Autonomous Systems (QUT, Brisbane,  Australia)

  • Classical & Modern Control Theory, Systems Engineering & Design, Aircraft Guidance & Navigation, Intro. Aerospace
  • Undergraduate project design, management and supervision (including Capstone projects)

Tutor (2009-2010) - Queensland Certificate of Education (PTS, Brisbane,  Australia)

  • Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry

Snow Sports Instructor (2007-2009) – Perisher Blue (Jindabyne, NSW, Australia)

  • Instructor of the Year (2008)
  • Snowboarding (Level 1, 2 and Child Certificate - APSI, Level 1 and Park Certificate CASI)


Selected publications

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