Gideon Prior was born in
Los Angeles California in 1975. He received a B.S. (2007), M.S (2009) and Ph.D.
(2013) degrees in electrical engineering from the University of California, San
Diego. He joined General Atomics in La Jolla, California in 2006 where he has
worked in research and development on projects including axial flux motor
control, autonomous underwater navigation, aircraft arresting gears, high
voltage DC breakers, hypersonic missile trajectory estimation and prediction
and long distance high energy laser control.
His research interests
include reinforcement learning, evolutionary algorithms, recurrent neural
networks, optimal control, switched input systems and power electronics.