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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. Since starting at JPL in 2016, Travis has worked on a variety of projects including the Axel Rappelling Rover, Moon Diver Mission Concept, Mars 2020 Rover (Perseverance) , COLDArm mission, Steep Terrain Mobility Rover, with minor roles on several other R&D projects. He is currently Chief Engineer for the Ingenuity Mars Helicopter.
• PhD Robotics, University of Notre Dame (2015)
• MS Mechanical Engineering, University of Notre Dame (2013)
• BS Mechanical Engineering, Brigham Young University (2009)
• Motion planning
• Multibody dynamic control
• Legged Robots