News and articles


ICRA 2021 robot debates

The third Debates on the Future of Robotics Research took place virtually on June 4th as part of ICRA 2021. If you missed it, the full workshop playlist is available starting with the video above!

ICRA 2020 robot debates

I co-organized the second Debates on the Future of Robotics Research at ICRA 2020. Thank you to everyone who (virtually) attended, especially our wonderful debaters and panelists! You can read some of our takeaways from the event in our follow-up blog post.

ICRA 2019 UAV learning

I co-organized an in-person, all day workshop on May 24, 2019 workshop on Algorithms and Architectures for Learning-in-the-Loop Systems at ICRA 2019. Thank you to everyone who attended and our wonderful invited speakers!

Selected Talks

UPenn iTalks

In 2015, I participated in Penn’s iTalks competition. Participants gave 12-minute TED-talk style presentations judged on clarity of presentation, impact of work, and interdisciplinary nature of research.

Some cool stuff
  • This talk won the Best Presentation Award, determined by faculty judges.
  • This talk won the Audience Favorite Award, determined by voting.

Press Articles

“10 rising stars of the self-driving business share their tips for breaking into the booming industry”. Business Insider. Mar. 24, 2021.

“Meet 2021’s rising stars of self-driving vehicles from companies like Waymo, Aurora, and Cruise”. Business Insider. Jan. 16, 2021.

“Less toy, more workhorse: drones get functional”. Knowable magazine. Jul. 23, 2020.

“Penn’s GRASP Lab receives $5.5 million for ‘fast, light and autonomous’ flying robots”. Penn News. Nov. 3, 2015.

“Drones learn tricks with suspended loads, through-window package delivery inevitable”. IEEE Spectrum. Oct. 13, 2014.