Bren Professor of Mechanical and Civil Engineering and Control and Dynamical Systems
Research interests: Bipdal robotics, hybrid systems, Zeno behavior, prosthetic devices. Theoretical foundations with practical applications to human inspired bipedal walking.Profile
Richard L. and Dorothy M. Hayman Professor of Mechanical Engineering and Bioengineering; Jet Propulsion Laboratory Research Scientist
Research interests: Robotics, kinematics, mechanical systems and control.Profile
Advisory Board Members
George W. Housner Professor of Civil and Mechanical Engineering; Cecil and Sally Drinkward Leadership Chair, Department of Mechanical and Civil Engineering; Executive Officer for Mechanical and Civil Engineering
Research interests: Granular materials, geomechanics, carbon sequestration, multiscale modeling.Profile
Hans W. Liepmann Professor of Aeronautics and Bioinspired Engineering; Booth-Kresa Leadership Chair, Center for Autonomous Systems and Technologies; Director, Graduate Aerospace Laboratories; Director, Center for Autonomous Systems and Technologies
Research interests: Fluid dynamics of physiological machines and development of medical devices such as heart valves, cardiovascular and human eye health monitoring and drug delivery systems.Profile
Visiting Associate in Mechanical and Civil Engineering
Teaching Interests: Start-up and continuous growth of technology-based companies, and the modification of normative product development processes to address developing world challenges.Profile
Co-Founder, Senior Managing Director and Partner, Reservoir Capital Group
Gregg Zeitlin co-founded Reservoir Capital Group in 1998 and serves as a Senior Managing Director and a member of the firm’s Investment Committees.
Mr. Zeitlin currently serves on the boards of many of Reservoir’s portfolio companies, including ContourGlobal, Voyager Aviation, and ClearCaptions. Additionally, Mr. Zeitlin has been instrumental in the formation and development of several investment firms seeded by Reservoir.
Prior to founding Reservoir, Mr. Zeitlin was a Partner at Ziff Brothers Investments. Before joining Ziff Brothers Investments, Mr. Zeitlin was Vice President, Financial Strategy for Ziff Communications Company, where he focused on strategic partnerships and acquisitions, and ultimately, the sale of the Ziff family’s operating businesses. Previously, Mr. Zeitlin worked at Sunrise Capital Partners and Wasserstein Perella & Co.
Mr. Zeitlin graduated with Highest Honors from the University of Texas at Austin with a B.B.A in Finance and serves on the UT Computer Science Advisory Council.
V. Reggie Edgerton University of California, Los Angeles
Director of the Neuromuscular Research Laboratory; Distinguished Professor of the Departments of Integrative Biology and Physiology, Neurobiology and Neurosurgery
Research interests: Neural control of movement and neuromuscular plasticity.Profile
Jessy Grizzle University of Michigan
Director of the Robotics Institute; Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Mechanical Engineering; Elmer G. Gilbert Distinguished University Professor; Jerry W. and Carol L. Levin Professor of Engineering
Research interests: Bipedal locomotion, feedback control, nonlinear systems, CPS for robots and automotive systems.Profile
Ayonga Hereid Ohio State University
Assistant Professor, Mechanical & Aerospace Engrineering
Research interests: Robotics, nonlinear control, bipedal locomotion, and optimization of the hybrid dynamical system.Profile
Koushil Sreenath University of California, Berkeley
Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering
Research interests: Hybrid Dynamic Robotics, Applied Nonlinear Control, Dynamic Legged Locomotion, Dynamic Aerial Manipulation.Profile