The Daniel Guggenheim School of Aerospace Engineering at Georgia Tech

Nick Molino

Nick attended the University of Florida as an undergraduate before moving on to Georgia Tech in pursuit of his Masters and Ph.D. He grew up in Coral Springs, Fl, but has spent a significant amount of time exploring other parts of the country. His past internships include time with Florida Power and Light as an analyst and power grid designer, and working for NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory on various aspects of the space science GRAIL mission.

Research Interests

  • Propulsion/Power system design and architecture selection
  • High speed aerodynamics and high temperature flows
  • Military system-of-systems design and CONOPS
  • Autonomous/Unmanned system design
  • Agent-based Modeling
  • Swarm intelligence and task allocation
  • Stochastic Multi-Objective Optimization Techniques


  • B.S., Aerospace Engineering, 2008, University of Florida
  • B.S., Mechanical Engineering, 2008, University of Florida
  • M.S., Aerospace Engineering, 2010, Georgia Institute of Technology

Awards and Honors

  • 2010 Georgia Tech OMED Tower Award Recipient
  • 2012 Sloan Scholar

Memberships and Service

  • AIAA Student Member
  • ASNE/SNAME Student Member
  • Theta Tau Professional Engineering Fraternity
  • Order of the Engineer