Kenshiro (Ken) Oguri


Ph.D. student (2017-Present; Expected graduation Spring 2021):
Colorado Center for Astrodynamics Research (CCAR)
Aerospace Engineering Sciences, University of Colorado Boulder, USA
Advisor: Prof. Jay McMahon

M.S. (2017), B.S. (2015):
Intelligent Space Systems Lab. (ISSL)
Aeronautics and Astronautics, The University of Tokyo, Japan
Advisor: Prof. Ryu Funase & Prof. Shinichi Nakasuka

Professional experience

NASA JPL visiting student researcher (Jun.-Aug. 2018 & Sep.-Nov. 2019):
Outer planet mission analysis group, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology


Graduate research assistant (2017-present):
Colorado Center for Astrodynamics Research (CCAR), University of Colorado Boulder

JSPS DC1 research fellow (Apr.-Aug. 2017):
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science

JAXA ISAS Assistant researcher (2015-2017):
Institute of Space and Astronautical Science/Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency

Graduate teaching assistant (Apr.-Aug. 2016):
“Exercise in Space Engineering”


In my free time…

Bouldering/rock climbing

Given the splendid mountains and beautiful weather in Boulder, I enjoy snowboarding, hiking, mountain biking, rock climbing, and other outdoor activities in my free time. I also love backpacking around the world.