Siegfried Eggl

Siegfried Eggl
Siegfried Eggl
  • Assistant Professor

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  • B.S., Astrophysics, University of Vienna, 2005
  • M.S., Astrophysics, University of Vienna, 2008
  • M.S., Computational Physics, University of Vienna, 2009
  • Ph.D., Astrophysics, University of Vienna, 2013

Academic Positions

  • Affiliate faculty (0%), Department of Astronomy, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2022-today
  • NCSA faculty affiliate (0%), Center for Astrophysical Surveys (CAPS), University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2021-today
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Aerospace Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2021-today
  • Acting Assistant Professor, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, Astronomy, 2018-2021
  • Post doctoral researcher, NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology, Planetary Science, Pasadena, CA, 2016-2018
  • Post doctoral researcher, IMCCE/Paris Observatory, Paris, France, Astronomy, 2013-2016

Design Teams

  • Clear Constellation competition (

Research Interests

  • Astrodynamics
  • Planetary Defense
  • Celestial Navigation
  • Dynamical Systems
  • Space Domain Awareness

Research Areas

Books Authored or Co-Authored (Original Editions)

Chapters in Books

Selected Articles in Journals

Research Honors

  • Asteroid 2000 GT167 re-named "Eggl" in honor of significant contributions to the field of planetary science. (06/21/2023)

Recent Courses Taught

  • AE 352 - Aerospace Dynamical Systems
  • AE 502 - Advanced Orbital Mechanics
  • AE 554 (TAM 516) - Dynamical Systems Theory