Who I am.
I'm a roboticist; I enjoy working on robots of all shapes, sizes, and dimensionalities. Generally, I find myself writing software that enables robots to move, but I've also worked in other areas like perception, human-robot interaction, and message serialization/transport.
I currently work as a robotics software engineer in planning and controls at Optimus Ride, an autonomous vehicle startup in Boston.
Previously, I worked at Piaggio Fast Forward where I designed the controls system that dictates how gita follows a human, it's core function. I also worked on developing track filtering techniques, optimizations to CNN inferencing, and physical state estimation.
Earlier this year I completed my MS coursework at Boston University where I specialized in robotics and controls. Shortly before that, I graduated with my BS in mechanical engineering from BU where I focused my coursework in acoustics and robotics.
Broadly, I'm excited by the interaction of software and hardware. I like tinkering with everything from IoT devices to 3D printers, but robotics offers an especially tight coupling of software and hardware which I enjoy most.
I also find physical acoustics fascinating, and I continue to conduct research in the Physical Acoustics Lab at BU under Professor Holt.
When possible, I find opportunities to be a mentor, most often at hackathons. I believe hackathons in particular can offer an immensely empowering experience for a student to realize their ability to create. Hackathons did this for me, and I try to pass on that experience wherever I can.
When I do manage to find free time, I produce a podcast, play the clarinet, and enjoy photography, particularly film.
- Outstanding Senior Design Project — Project: Amazon Multi-Robot System for Package Transport — May 2019
- Harold C. Case Scholar — June 2018
- UROP Student Research Award — Project: Void fraction inference in cavitating fuel injector flows — Fall 2018
- Distinguished Summer Research Fellow (DSRF) — Summer 2018
- UROP Student Research Award — Project: Effect of Sodium Carbonate Concentration on Multi-Bubble Sonochemiluminescence — Spring 2018
- Provost’s Scholars Award for Academic Exploration — June 2017
- Engineering/Design Portfolio — Best in Class May 2017, May 2018
- Imagineering Project Competition — Best in Class April 2017, April 2018
- Dean's List
- Software Engineer, Planning and Controls — Optimus Ride
- Research Assistant — Physical Acoustics Lab
- Python, C++, NodeJS, MATLAB
- bash, git, CMake, CD/CI tools
- Linux server administration
- Caffe, TensorFlow
- Robot Operating System (ROS)
- Point Cloud Library (PCL)
- Motion planning
- Analytical modeling
- Linear and nonlinear control theory
- Numerical simulation of nonlinear systems
- CNC milling and turning
- Autodesk, Fusion 360 (CAD)
- Product design
Platforms and frameworks