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AE Minta Martin Seminar (w/ Free Pizza): Brett Lopez, UCLA
Wednesday, February 28, 2024
4:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.
3164 Martin Hall
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The spring Department of Aerospace Engineering Minta Martin Seminar Series will be hosted in person this semester and include free pizza for all attendees!


Guest Speaker: Brett Lopez, UCLA
Topic Area Focus: Robotics, Autonomy, Controls

Brett Lopez is an Assistant Professor in the Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Department at UCLA and Director of the VECTR Laboratory. His broad research interests are nonlinear and optimal control theory, localization and mapping, and autonomy with application to aerospace systems. He is most interested in developing principled approaches that improve the reliability and performance of autonomous aerospace systems operating in diverse or uncertain conditions. His research advances core functionalities such as trajectory design, state estimation, mapping, and decision making under uncertainty. Autonomous exploration, emergency response, advanced urban mobility, orbit insertion, and spacecraft entry, descent, and landing are a few applications of interest.

Location: 3164 Martin Hall
Faculty Host: Anya Jones

For a complete list of this semester's seminar speakers, visit:

This Event is For: All Students • Graduate • Undergraduate • Faculty • Staff


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