I. Kristina Lundqvist  
Assistant Professor


I am an assistant professor at the Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics at MIT, and am the founder and current director of the Embedded Systems Laboratory. I studied computer science and computer systems at Uppsala University, Sweden where I received my Ph.D. in 2000.

Software acts as a universal integrator across multiple subsystems to provide multi-mission capability in modern aerospace platforms. The development of this integrating software occurs late in the larger systems development lifecycle. This mismatch in the development and sustaintment of software and the larger aerospace system is one of the largest challenges that we face today. My research focuses on addressing that challenge through the development of frameworks, processes and tools that enable rapid design, development and sustainment of mission-critical real-time embedded systems. The research methodology involves partnerships across industry, government and academia to successfully transfer new knowledge.

For more information on current and past projects, take a look at my Research link or our group web page, The Embedded Systems Laboratory. If you would like further information, or have any questions, please feel free to contact me either directly or via my Administrative Assistant, Kathryn Fischer (+1 617 253-6270).

I am currently involved in teaching 1.00 Introduction to Computers and Engineering Problem Solving.



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