Christoph Aoun was born in West Beqaa, Lebanon. He received his Diploma of Musical Studies from Hamazkayin Parsegh Ganatchian Music School. He also earned a BE and ME in Mechanical Engineering from the American University of Beirut and an MS in Aerospace Engineering from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Daytona Beach. He is currently pursuing his MS in Math and Ph.D. in Aerospace engineering at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign under the advisership of Prof. Naira Hovakimyan. In 2017, Christoph founded the "New Lebanese Rocket Society," the first aerospace initiative in Lebanon since the 1960s. He was also part of the First Nano-satellite initiative in Lebanon since 2018. His research areas include Numerical Optimization, Graph Theory, Game Theory, Adaptive-Robust Control, Optimal Control, and Reinforcement Learning. He is currently working on several projects in drones, agriculture, swarms, and robotics. Christoph is a professional pianist, vocalist, and composer of classical music.
Mr. Christoph Elias Aoun