Abhishek Cauligi

Abhishek Cauligi

Abhishek Cauligi is a graduate student in Aeronautics and Astronautics. His research interests include spacecraft autonomy and motion planning problems. In particular, he is currently focused on increasing autonomous capabilities of a free-flying spacecraft robotic system operating in the presence of humans.

Abhishek received a BS in Aerospace Engineering from the University of Michigan in 2016. Prior to joining Stanford, he worked as a co-op intern on the ADCS group at Planetary Resources in 2015 and as an intern on the GNC group at SpaceX in 2016. Abhishek is currently supported by a NASA Space Technology Research Fellowship.

In his free time, Abhishek likes watching movies, learning German, and playing tennis.


  • 2016 NASA Space Technology Research Fellowship