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Noah Rothenberger


4800 Oak Grove Drive

Pasadena, CA 91109

Member of:

347R - Robot Ops and V&V

Noah Zegna Rothenberger

Robotics Systems Engineer


Noah Rothenberger is a Robotics Systems Engineer in the Robot Ops and V&V group (347R). She joined JPL in April 2022, shortly after earning her Master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering with a focus on Robotics and Control at ETH Zurich.

At JPL, Noah is working on the Mars 2020 Perseverance Rover as a Sampling and Caching Operator, and on the Mars 2020 Ingenuity Helicopter as a Helicopter Operator.


M.S. in Mechanical Engineering with Robotics from ETH Zurich (Feb 2022)

Thesis: “A Novel Mobile Robotic System and Algorithm for 3D Reconstruction of a Texture-less Smooth Surface of Unknown Generic Reflectance” at the Computer Vision Lab, ETH Zurich

B.S. in Mechanical Engineering with Robotics from ETH Zurich (Aug 2019)

Thesis: “Embolization of Wide-Necked Unruptured Intracranial Aneurysms Using Iron Emboli” at the Multi-Scale Robotics Lab of the Institute of Robotics and Intelligent Systems, ETH Zurich

Research Interests

Robotic Operation

Robotics Autonomy

Computer Vision

Mobile Robots

Robotic Intelligence

Robotics Testing and V&V

Flight Project and Research Task Involvement

Flight Projects
Robot Operations
Sampling and Caching Subsystem (SCS)
Research Tasks
Mars Science Helicopter