News

2022

12 Aug 2022: We just wrapped up a really fun two week undergrad research opportunity, hosting students from Hampton University and the University of New Mexico through NASA ULI.

16 June 2022: It's been a great two weeks, with three papers accepted! TAC, RA-L, and ITSC.

1 June 2022: I accepted my offer to be an assistant professor at Georgia Tech! I start in January 2023.

3 Mar 2022: I'll be serving as an associate editor for IROS 2022. Let's hang out in Kyoto!

3 Jan 2022: I'm helping organize the ICRA Robotics Debates this year. Come check it out!


2021

21 Dec 2021: Our full-day workshop, "Motion Planning with Implicit Neural Representations of Geometry," was accepted to ICRA 2022!

9 Nov 2021: After running a sci-fi book club for the past few months, I've been invited to give a lecture about sci-fi and its role in diversity, equity, and inclusion efforts for BIOS 214 (The Art of Science Communication).

1 July 2021: I have completed my postdoc with NAV Lab under Prof. Grace Gao. Next, I'll be working in the ASL under Prof. Marco Pavone.

24 May 2021: I am a general chair for the upcoming Robotics for People workshop at R:SS 2021. Come check it out!

18 Feb 2021: I gave a guest lecture about RTD in Sylvia Herbert's MAE 207 course at UCSD.


2020

23 Dec 2020: I'm the webmaster for the upcoming 3rd NorCal Control Workshop. Check out the talks on Jan 22, 2021.

16 Sept 2020: I am starting a position as a postdoctoral scholar at Stanford University, working with Profs. Grace Gao.

21 July 2020: I successfully defended my dissertation, "Reachability-based Trajectory Design." See the video.

16 Jul 2020: Patrick and I presented our work on ARMTD (safe manipulator receding-horizon planning) at RSS 2020.

18 Jun 2020: Our paper introducing Reachability-based Trajectory Design was accepted to The International Journal of Robotics Research!

8 May 2020: I gave a Robotics Lunch talk about Reachability-based Trajectory Design at Stanford University, hosted by Prof. Dorsa Sadigh. Check out the video.

5 May 2020: Our paper on safe motion planning for manipulators was accepted to RSS 2020!

21 April 2020: I gave a Robotics Seminar at Cornell University, hosted by Prof. Hadas Kress-Gazit.


2019

10 October 2019: I won Best Student Paper at the ASME Dynamic Systems and Control Conference (DSCC) with my paper on quadrotor trajectory planning

24 June 2019: I presented my work on safe motion planning in dynamic environments at RSS 2019 (click for video), as well as participated in RSS Pioneers.

1 May 2019: I won the J. Robert Beyster Computational Innovation Graduate Fellowship for 2019 -- 2020.