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Robotic Manipulation and Sampling Group

Matthew Robinson, PhD
Member of Technical Staff
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Biography (more>>)
Matthew L. Robinson is currently the 2007 Phoenix Lander Flight Software Lead for the Robotic Arm. His on-going research efforts have included the development of calibration-free, stereo-based manipulation techniques (HIPS) and general control systems for holonomic and hybrid nonholonomic/holonomic systems. Other research interests include machine vision, manipulation, mechatronic systems and controls. He is a member of the engineering staff in the Mobility and Manipulation Group at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, where he has been since 2001.

Education (more>>)
Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering, University of Notre Dame, 2001

B.S in Mechanical Engineering, University of Notre Dame, 1996

Professional Experience (more>>)
Member of Engineering Staff, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, 2001-present: 2007 Phoenix Lander Flight Software Lead for the Robotic Arm.

Consultant, Smurfit Stone Corporation, 1999-2001.

Graduate Research Assistant, University of Notre Dame, 1996-2001.

Course Instructor, University of Notre Dame, 1999-2001.

Research Interests (more>>)
  • Machine Vision
  • Manipulation
  • Sample Acquisition and Handling

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