The Daniel Guggenheim School of Aerospace Engineering at Georgia Tech

Kristofer Johnson

Kristofer Johnson graduated from Georgia Tech with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Aerospace Engineering with a Finance Certificate in 2011, and currently is pursuing a Master's degree at ASDL. He first began working at ASDL in 2007 as an undergraduate researcher, and has been involved several projects since then. Their topics range from decision support tools to software architecture studies. He was born and raised in Maple Grove, Minnesota. In his free time Kristofer enjoys Hiking, reading, and spending time with friends.

Research Projects and Interests

Kristofer's research interests include:

  • Modeling and Simulation of Complex Systems
  • Cost Modeling
  • Real Options
  • R&D Investment Decision Making
  • Uncertainty/Risk quantification

Current Projects

  • Canadian Navy DSA - End-to-end decision support process for selecting the most cost-effective fleet of surface combatants.
  • TRIDENNTS Grand Challenge - Tactical Reduction In Detection of Electromagnetic and Noise of Naval Transport Signatures


  • B.S., Aerospace Engineering with Finance Certificate, 2010, Georgia Institute of Technology

Memberships and Service

Tau Beta Pi, Member American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Student Member