Sertac Karaman

Professor of Aeronautics and Astronautics
Director, LIDS
I'm interested in robotics and control theory, and in particular, the applications of probability theory, stochastic processes, stochastic geometry, formal methods, and optimization for the design and analysis of high-performance cyber-physical systems.

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Administrative Contact

Christina Fucarino

Financial Contact

Kim Ngan Le

Specialization and Research Interests

Robotics, embedded systems, autonomous vehicles, robotic networks, information theory, integrated circuits

Teaching Interests

Dynamic systems and control, autonomy and decision making, robotics

Academic Degrees

B.S., 2006, 2007, Istanbul Technical University
S.M., 2009, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Ph.D., 2012, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Society Memberships

American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Society of Industrial and Applied Mathematics, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, American Society of Mechanical Engineers

Positions Held at MIT

Professor, Aeronautics and Astronautics, July 2023 — Present; Associate Professor, Aeronautics and Astronautics, 2016 – 2023; Class of ’49 Career Development Chair, 2016 – present; Charles Stark Draper Assistant Professor, 2012 – 2016

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