Robot. [ n. ˈɹəʊbɒt ]: a machine capable of carrying out a complex series of actions automatically, especially one programmable by a computer.Oxford Dictionary (2013)

Who Am I?

I’m a M.S. student of Robotics at the Robotics Institute at Carnegie Mellon University. I’m advised by Professor Maxim Likhachev.

What do I do?

I conduct research on the PR2, a mobile manipulation platform from Willow Garage, for arm motion-planning with dynamics.

What’s my background?

I inherited my love of rigid body mechanics from my mechanical engineering major. I acquired my love of algorithms from my computer science minor. I studied both as an undergrad at Georgia Tech. Go Jackets!