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Robotic Mobility Group

Travis Brown
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Biography (more>>)
Travis Brown is a robotic systems engineer in the Robotic Mobility Group at JPL. He holds a Ph.D. in robotics from the University of Notre Dame, where he studied planning and control of underactuated bipedal robots. At JPL he is working on advanced mobility platforms for Mars exploration.

Education (more>>)
• PhD Robotics, University of Notre Dame (2015)

• MS Mechanical Engineering, University of Notre Dame (2013)

• BS Mechanical Engineering, Brigham Young University (2009)

Research Interests (more>>)
• Motion planning
• Locomotion
• Multibody dynamic control
• Legged Robots

Selected Publications (more>>)

T.L., Brown, J.P., Schmiedeler, "Reaction Wheel Actuation for Improving Planar Biped Walking Efficiency," IEEE Transactions on Robotics, 2016, vol. 32, no. 5, 1290-1297.

T.L., Brown, J.P. Schmiedeler, "Gait Transitions and Disturbance Response for Planar Bipeds with Reaction Wheel Actuation," Proc. IEEE/RSJ Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, 2016.

T.L., Brown, V.P., Atluri, J.P., Schmiedeler, "A low cost hybrid drivetrain concept based on compressed air energy storage," Applied Energy, 2014, 134, pp. 477-489.

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