Faculty

Prof. Marco Pavone

Prof. Marco Pavone

Assistant Professor, Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics

Director, Autonomous Systems Laboratory

Ph.D. Students and Postdocs

Riccardo Bonalli

Riccardo Bonalli
Postdoctoral Scholar

Theoretical and numerical control for aerospace systems

Kiril Solovey

Kiril Solovey
Postdoctoral Scholar

Algorithms for motion planning, multi-robot systems, and autonomous mobility on demand

Andrew Bylard

Andrew Bylard

Autonomous space robotics and proximity operations

Abhishek Cauligi

Abhishek Cauligi

Real-time spacecraft motion planning

James Harrison

James Harrison

Safe robotic learning

Ramon Iglesias

Ramon Iglesias

The intersection of computer science and real-world infrastructure

Boris Ivanovic

Boris Ivanovic

Deep learning and robotics

Jonathan Lacotte

Jonathan Lacotte

Control theory, optimization and statistics for stochastic decision-making problems

Benoit Landry

Benoit Landry

UAV planning and control

Karen Leung

Karen Leung

Thunder from down under

Joseph Lorenzetti

Joseph Lorenzetti

Robotic optimal control

Spencer M. Richards

Spencer M. Richards

Safe learning-based control, in theory and practice

Edward Schmerling

Edward Schmerling

Part-time rocket scientist

Apoorva Sharma

Apoorva Sharma

Uncertainty-aware robotic learning and control

Sumeet Singh

Sumeet Singh

Guaranteed safe planning

Matt Tsao

Matt Tsao

Statistics, probability theory, and learning theory

Alumni

Mo Chen

Mo Chen
Simon Fraser University

Robotic safety

Ross Allen

Ross Allen
MIT Lincoln Labs (via SpaceX)

Sword fighting a quadrotor

Yinlam Chow

Yinlam Chow
Google DeepMind

Risk-sensitive and data-driven sequential decision making

Ben Hockman

Ben Hockman
NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory

Hopping on asteroids

Brian Ichter

Brian Ichter
Google Brain Robotics

Parallel planner and uncertain, kinodynamic sampler

Stefan Jorgensen

Stefan Jorgensen
Area17

UAV swarms that learn

Anirudha Majumdar

Anirudha Majumdar
Princeton University

Probably safe motion planning under uncertainty

Federico Rossi

Federico Rossi
NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory

Autonomous mobility-on-demand and distributed decision-making

Joseph A. Starek

Joseph A. Starek
Nuro (via Space Systems Loral)

Astrodynamicist and robotic trajectory designer

Rick Zhang

Rick Zhang
Zoox, Inc.

Autonomous mobility-on-demand