Naomi Ehrich Leonard
Edwin S. Wilsey Professor
Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
D-234 Engineering Quadrangle
Princeton University
Princeton, NJ 08544

Phone: (609) 258-5129
Fax: (609) 258-6109
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  • Liz Davison was awarded an NSF Graduate Fellowship.
  • Renato Pagliara was awarded a Phillips Second Year Fellowship for 2015-2016, which recognizes a second-year MAE graduate student who has demonstrated excellence in both course work and research.
  • Katie Fitch was awarded the Larisse Rosentweig Klein Memorial Award from the MAE Department for 2015-2016 for outstanding promise in graduate research.
  • Katie Fitch was awarded a Wu Prize for 2015-2016 from the Princeton School of Engineering and Applied Science for performance at the highest level as a scholar and researcher.
  • Peter Landgren awarded an NDSEG graduate fellowship starting September 2015.
  • Tian Shen gave her final public oral for PhD thesis on December 9, 2014. Her PhD thesis is here.
  • Will Scott awarded the 2014 Crocco Award for Teaching Excellence by the Faculty of the MAE Department in recognition of outstanding performance as an Assistant in Instruction for MAE 434 (Modern Control) in Fall 2013.
  • Paul Reverdy gave his final public oral for PhD thesis on September 3, 2014. His PhD thesis is here.
  • Best student paper awarded to Paul Reverdy at the 2014 European Control Conference in Strasbourg, France for the paper:
              Algorithmic models of human decision making in Gaussian multi-armed bandit problems
  • Research Group

    Research Interests


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    Robotics Labs

    At the Intersection of Dance and Engineering

    Current Funded Research Projects

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