David James Lyons, Ph.D.

  • Assistant Research Professor
  • ABE Graduate Faculty
  • Autonomy, Perception, and Cognition Department
P.O.Box 30

State College, PA 16804
Work Phone: 814-867-3418

Areas of Expertise

  • Agent development for cognitive autonomy
  • Automation and mechanization of biological systems and processes
  • Autonomy in unmanned vehicles
  • Thermal fluids and combustion


  1. B.S. Aerospace Engineering, Auburn University, 2003
  2. M.S. Aerospace Science Engineering, Tuskegee University, 2006
  3. M.S. Mechanical Engineering, Pennsylvania State University, 2012
  4. Ph.D. Agricultural and Biological Engineering, Pennsylvania State University, 2013