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Eloise Marteau


4800 Oak Grove Drive
M/S 198-219

Pasadena, CA 91101

Member of:

347D - Robotics Modeling and Simulation

Eloise Marteau

Member of Technical Staff


Eloise Marteau is a Research Technologist at the Robotics and Mobility Systems section at JPL. Her research interests lie in the area of modeling and simulations of the interactions between robotic systems and granular media (i.e. regolith, porous ice, etc.).


California Institute of Technology 2018
Ph.D. Applied Mechanics

California Institute of Technology 2014
M.Sc. Applied Mechanics

Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne 2008
B.Eng. Civil Engineering

Professional Experience

Jet Propulsion Laboratory 2018-present
- InSight, Robotic Arm Investigation Scientist, 2018-present
- Icy materials mechanics modeling, Co-investigator, 2019-present
- Multi-body dynamics analysis for orbital sample capture, 2019-present


  1. Sorice, C., Ali, K., Trebi-Ollennu, A., Mishra, P., Lim, G., Bailey, P., Hudson, T. L., Marteau, E., Kim, J., "InSight Robotic Arm Testing Activities for HP3 Mole Anomaly Recovery on Mars," IEEE Aerospace Conference, 06 March 2021.
  1. Dhaouadi, W., Marteau, E., Kolvenbach, H., Choukroun, M., Molaro, J. L., Hodyss, R., Backes, P., Moreland, S., Badescu, M., Okamoto, T., & others., "Robotic Exploration of Enceladus’ Surface: Sampling, Testing, and Modeling," IROS Workshop on Planetary Exploration Robots: Challenges and Opportunities (PLANROBO20), 29 October 2020.