Nicholas Roy

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Professor of Aeronautics and Astronautics
Director of Engineering, MIT Quest for Intelligence
Head, Computing Sector, AeroAstro Department

Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics
37-391, 32-332
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
77 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02139

nickroy [at]
Administrative Assistant
Financial Officer
Academic Degrees

B.Sc., 1995, McGill University M.Sc., 1997, McGill University Ph.D., 2003, Carnegie Mellon University

Society Memberships

American Association for Artificial Intelligence; Institute for Electrical and Electronics Engineers; American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics

Positions Held at MIT

Director of Engineering, MIT Quest for Intelligence 

Specialization and Research Interests

Robotics, machine learning, autonomous systems, planning and reasoning, human-computer interaction, micro air vehicles

Teaching Interests

Principles of autonomy and decision-making; real-time systems and software, robotics: science and systems

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Lab/Research Group Affiliation