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Justin Jenkins


Jet Propulsion Laboratory

M/S 82-111B

4800 Oak Grove Drive

Pasadena, CA 91101

Member of:

347B - Applied Robotic Systems

Justin Jenkins


La Canada native, grew up with an avid curiosity in science and technology.


Graduated with a B.S. as Valedictorian of the Mechanical Engineering Department from the University of Southern California in 2018

Professional Experience

Worked on the Sample Caching System of the Mars 2020 Perseverance Rover.
Designed GSE for the Mars Helicopter and helped in the testing phase.
Created prototypes for Europa lander and probe research concepts.

Research Interests

Compliant Mechanisms, Quantum Mechanics, Laser Optics, Neural Networks


  1. Jenkins, J., M. Dolci, C. Collins, and P. Younse, "Robotic Arm Design and Analysis Repository," IEEE Aerospace Conference, Big Sky, MT, 05 March 2022.