About Us

Our lab is part of the Computer Science Research Faculty, in Harvard's School of Engineering and Applied Sciences. Our lab is also part of the Harvard Wyss Institute for Bio-inspired Engineering, where we co-lead the Bio-inspired Robotics Platform. We are also affiliated with the Systems Biology Department and PhD program at Harvard Medical School.

How to get to our Lab

Address: 33 Oxford Street,Cambridge, MA 02138.
Our group is mostly in the Maxwell Dworkin Building (MD)
on the 2nd floor, on Oxford Street.Our robotics lab is in MD236.

(google map), (pdf map)

Summer 2014

Group Members

Radhika Nagpal
Kavli Professor of Computer Science
Office: MD 235
Phone: 617 496 6434
Email: rad@eecs

Assistant: Joanne Bourgeois
(MD 111a, jbourge@seas)

Michael Rubenstein
Research Associate
Kilobot Project
Loc: MD 238
mrubenst@seas

Kirstin Petersen
Graduate Student
Termes Project
Loc: MD 238
kirstin@eecs

Nils Napp
Postdoc
Termes Project
Loc: MD 238
nnapp@seas

Richard Moore
Postdoc
Robobee Project
Loc: MD 238
rjdmoore@seas

Alex Cornejo
Postdoc
Robobee Project
Loc: MD 238

Monica Ortiz
Postdoc
Synthetic Biology
Loc: MD 238

Collaborators


Dr. Justin Werfel
Research Scientist
Wyss Institute
[co-leads Termes]

Leia Stirling
Assistant Professor
MIT AeroAstro
(Wyss AMD)

Sabine Hauert
Assistant Professor
Univ of Bristol

Raphael Cherney
Staff Engineer
Wyss Institute
[Educational Robotics]

Robotics: We work closely with the members of the Wyss Bio-inspired Robotics and Anticipatory Medical Devices Platforms, as well as several faculty in the NSF Robobees Project

Biology

Alumni


Justin Werfel
PhD, 2006
jkwerfel@alum.mit
Research Scientist,
Wyss Institute, Harvard.

Daniel Yamins
PhD, 2008
postdoc, MIT

Ankit Patel
PhD, 2008
Quantitative Trader,
Global Electronic Trading Co (GETCO)

Chih-han Yu
PhD, 2010
Happier, co-founder

Nicholas Hoff
PhD, 2011
Researcher, BBN

William Tyler Gibson
PhD 2011
postdoc, CalTech

Spring Berman
Postdoc, 2011-12
Assistant Professor
Arizona State Univ

Karthik Dantu
Postdoc 2011-13
Assistant Professor
SUNY Buffalo
Bor-rong Chen
Postdoc
(co-advised)
CTO Biosensics
Yong-lae Park
Wyss TechFellow
Assistant Professor
CMU Robotics Institute
  • Undergraduates: Jao-ke Chin-Lee, Rapheal Cherney (Olin), Jessica Wu, Olive Rappoli (WPI), Neena Kamath, Peter Bailis, Fiona Wood, KyuBok Lee, Susan Zheng (CMU), Noah Olsman (USC), Rebecca Belisle (Olin College),Sid Chandrasekhran, Svilen Kanev, David Robinson, Kristina Haller (MIT), Andrei Munteanu, Crystal Schuil, Matthew Valente
  • Master's Students: Raphael Cherney (EPFL 2012), Adrian Cabrera (EPFL 2011), Jona Raphael (BU 2011), Julius Degesys (2008), FX Williems (2007), Jimming and Winston Cheng (2005)
  • Group Members: Ernesto Martinez-Villalpando (postdoc), Christian Ahler (Research Staff, 2012), Chandana Paul (postdoc), Mirko Bordignon (Visitor, Univ of Southern Denmark), Ian Rose (phd student), Joe Barillari (phd student).

GROUP PHOTOS

Some fun photos from our Picasa Albums


Summer Fun, 2014


Canoe Trip, 2013


In NAMIBIA, 2012


Japanese Tea Garden, 2011


May 2011


Lab Ski Trip, 2011


Museum of Science, 2011


Clam Bake, 2010


ICRA Competition 2010


Chih-Han Yu Thesis Defense, 2010