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Deegan Atha


4800 Oak Grove Drive
M/S 198-219

Pasadena, CA 91101

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347J - Perception Systems

Deegan Atha

Robotics Technologist


Deegan Atha is a robotics technologist in the Perception Systems group. He joined after completed his Bachelors in Electrical Engineering from Purdue University. Prior to JPL, Deegan was at NASA Langley where he researched perception algorithms for UAVs. While at Purdue, he conducted research on robotic visual inspection of structures.


B.S. Electrical Engineering, Purdue University, 2017

Professional Experience

Robotics Intern at JPL in the Maritime and Aerial Perception Group, Summer 2017
Research Assistant at Purdue University in the Smart Informatix Lab, 2016-2017
Robotics Intern at NASA Langley Research Center in the Autonomy Incubator, Fall 2015 and Summer 2016
Research Assistant at Purdue University in the CAM2 (Continuous Analysis of Many CAMeras) Lab, 2015-2016
Software Engineer Intern at GE Healthcare in the Computed Tomography, Summer 2015
Software Engineer Intern at ACES, Summer 2014

Research Interests

Machine learning
Computer vision
Multi-agent systems