Christopher Leshikar is a Ph.D. student in the aerospace engineering department. Chris has been an active member of VSCL since Spring 2017, working on non-linear multiple-time-scale control theory and system identification. As an undergraduate, he attained internships with the Texas A&M University System Office of Federal Relations and the Defense Intelligence Agency (cancelled due to COVID-19). Chris graduated with a B.S. in aerospace engineering with Engineering Honors in December 2020. As a Graduate Research Assistant, he will be researching control of nonlinear multiple time-scale systems, and online near real-time system identification, which is sponsored by the National Science Foundation.