JAXA, Senior Researcher
Daisuke Kubo is a senior researcher working for Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA), in the Unmanned Aircraft Systems Technology Team of Aeronautical Technology Directorate. He has more than 15 years of experience in unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) including a variety of technology fields—flight dynamics, flight control, airframe design, and operations technologies—and a wide range of platform size from an indoor micro aerial vehicle to a large high-altitude long endurance UAS conceptual design.
He organized a research community on UAS operational technology in Japan beyond the boundary of organizations and held workshops and published survey articles. He earned a Ph.D. in aeronautical engineering from the University of Tokyo, 2008. He is a visiting associate professor of Kyushu university. He is an expert analyst in flight dynamics for JTSB (Japan Transportation Safety Board) of Japanese government.
He was a visiting researcher at NASA Ames Research Center working for UTM (2017-2018). He is a current FAA student pilot training for his private pilot license.