Zac Manchester
Assistant Professor


Giusy Falcone
Postdoctoral Fellow

PhD Students

Kevin Tracy
Optimization and control
Swaminathan Gurumurthy
Deep Equilibrium Models
Rianna Jitosho
Motion planning for soft robots
Shuo Yang
Legged Robots State Estimation, Mapping and Control
Fausto Vega
Small spacecraft and navigation
Jacob Willis
Small spacecraft systems and control
Jeong Hun (JJ) Lee
Swimming Dynamics and Control
Paulo Fisch
Small satellite vision and localization
Mitchell Fogelson
Design and Control Optimization
Arun Bishop
Optimization and control through contact

Masters Students

Sofia Kwok
Flying vehicle optimization and control
John Zhang
Optimization and control through contact
Khai Nguyen
Optimization-based planning and control
Sam Schoedel
Optimization-based planning and control
Ibrahima S. Sow
Planning and control for space robotics

Undergraduate Students

Past Undergraduate Students


Taylor Howell Model-predictive control and differentiable simulators for contact
Brian Jackson Albedo Space
Max Holliday NASA Ames
Simon Le Cleac'h Boston Dynamics AI Institute
Jan Bruedigam PhD at TU Munich
Laura Lee Boston Dynamics
Remy Derollez Loft Orbital
Jared Blanchard PhD at Stanford
Benjamin Jensen Johns Hopkins APL
Suvansh Sanjeev Brilliantly
Ben Bokser Boston Dynamics AI Institute
Chiyen Lee Dextrous Robotics
Alexander Bouman Dextrous Robotics
Brandon Hung Boston Dynamics AI Institute
Zixin Zhang PhD at Northwestern University