Chuchu Fan

T. Wilson (1953) Professor in Aeronautics
Assistant Professor of Aeronautics and Astronautics
Pronouns She/Hers
The most exciting thing about my work is giving safety-critical autonomous systems rigorous proof of their safety, efficiency, and performance.

Contact Info

Office Phone

617.253.8823

Email

Office

Website/Lab

Administrative Contact

Quentin Alexander
617.253.6270

Financial Contact

Kim Ngan Le
617.324.5542

Specialization and Research Interests

Formal methods, control, and machine learning for the design and analysis of safe autonomous systems, cyber-physical systems, and robotic systems

Teaching Interests

Formal methods, control, decision making, autonomous systems

Academic Degrees

Ph.D., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2019; B.E., Tsinghua University, 2013

Positions Held at MIT

Wilson Assistant Professor of Aeronautics and Astronautics

Positions Held outside MIT

Postdoc Scholar, California Institute of Technology, 2019-2020

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Awards & Honors

2020
ACM Doctoral Dissertation Award, Association for Computing Machinery (ACM)
2020
Coordinated Science Laboratory Student Thesis Award, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
2018
Mac Van Valkenburg Research Award
2017
Yi-Min Wang and Pi-Yu Chung Endowed Research Award
2017
Young Researcher, 5th Heidelberg Laureate Forum
2016
Rising Stars in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (EECS)

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