Magnus Egerstedt

Executive Director
Institute for Robotics and Intelligent Machines
Professor and Julian T. Hightower Chair in Systems and Control
School of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Georgia Institute of Technology


Email magnus@gatech.edu
URL http://www.ece.gatech.edu/~magnus
Phone +1 404 894-3484
Fax +1 404 894-4641 (School of ECE)
Office TSRB 436B
Mailing
Address
School of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Georgia Institute of Technology
Atlanta, GA 30332, USA






Magnus Egerstedt is the Executive Director for the Institute for Robotics and Intelligent Machines at the Georgia Institute of Technology. He is a Professor and the Julian T. Hightower Chair in Systems and Controls in the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, with secondary appointments in the Woodruff School of Mechanical Engineering, the School of Interactive Computing, and the Guggenheim School of Aerospace Engineering. He received the M.S. degree in Engineering Physics and the Ph.D. degree in Applied Mathematics from the Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, Sweden, the B.A. degree in Philosophy from Stockholm University, and was a Postdoctoral Scholar at Harvard University. Dr. Egerstedt is the director of the Georgia Robotics and Intelligent Systems Laboratory (GRITS Lab), where he conducts research in the areas of control theory and robotics, with particular focus on control and coordination of complex networks, such as multi-robot systems, mobile sensor networks, and cyber-physical systems. Magnus Egerstedt is a Fellow of the IEEE, and has received a number of teaching and research awards, including the Ragazzini Award from the American Automatic Control Council, the Outstanding Doctoral Advisor Award and the HKN Outstanding Teacher Award from Georgia Tech, the Alumnus of the Year Award from the Royal Institute of Technology, and the CAREER Award from the U.S. National Science Foundation.