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Member of:
347B
Robotic Vehicles and Manipulators Group

Brett Kennedy
Group Supervisor
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Education (more>>)
9/96 - 6/97 Stanford University - M.S., Mechanical Engineering
with a emphasis in the design of robotic and mechatronic systems

8/92 - 5/96 University of California, Berkeley - B.S. with honors, Mechanical Engineering
with a emphasis in controls and robotics

Professional Experience (more>>)
At JPL Brett Kennedy has been the Task Manager for the bio-inspired Lemur-class robots since 1999 and has been the cognizant engineer of two subsystems aboard the Mars Exploration Rover. In addition he was JPLs lead mechanical engineer for the Tactical Mobile Robot (TMR), Exploration Technology Rover (FIDO), and the All-Terrain Explorer task. He has a classified clearance, Secret level.

Research Interests (more>>)
-novel robotic mobility systems

-robotic assembly, inspection, and maintenance for space operations

-high dexterity robotic systems

-underactuated gripping systems

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