I received a SURF Grant from CMU to explore robotic modeling techniques using Differential Geometry and Lagrangian Mechanics.

Brian Bittner

Brian Bittner - Carnegie Mellon University

Mechanical Engineer

Carnegie Mellon University

Class of 2016

Geometry of Locomotion: Can we design simpler planning techniques for robots through geometric inspection? How does learning fit in to the mix?

This is ATLAS, a Boston Dynamics Humanoid. In Optimal Control  we developed strategies via simulation to move with precision and safety.