Dr. David Pérez is a Postdoctoral Research Associate in the ADvanced Autonomous MUltiple Spacecraft (ADAMUS) Laboratory at the Mechanical Aerospace and Nuclear Engineering Department at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, New York. David's main research interests are guidance, navigation and control of autonomous spacecraft and robotics. He received his B.Sc. (2008) in Mechanical Engineering from St. Cloud State University, St. Cloud, Minnesota and his M.Eng (2009) and Ph.D. (2013) in Mechanical Engineering and Aeronautical Engineering respectively from the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, New York.