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Robotic Manipulation and Sampling Group

Sawyer Brooks
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Biography (more>>)
Sawyer is a member of the Robotic Manipulation and Sampling Group. He received his Masters and Bachelors degrees from the University of Pennsylvania, where he also worked on a robotic boat for low-cost ocean exploration, and he was heavily involved in improving mechanical engineering undergraduate laboratory courses. As a software engineer at JPL, Sawyer develops arm software for the Mars 2020 rover and for the Mars Sample Return campaign. He also led the development of Limbi, a self-mobile robotic limb for in-space assembly.

Education (more>>)
MSE in Robotics, University of Pennsylvania, 2015
BSE in Mechanical Engineering and Applied Mechanics, University of Pennsylvania, 2014

Research Interests (more>>)
Reconfigurable robots
Robotic in-space assembly
Real-time manipulation planning
Planetary and ocean exploration
Autonomy

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