Resume

Research Experience

2016 - Present

Graduate Research Assistant

Georgia Institute of Technology

As part of my PhD research, I worked on developing deep reinforcement learning algorithms to teach robots fall prevention and safe falling skills

Atlanta GA

May 2020 - Aug 2020

Research Intern

Nvidia Research

As a summer research intern, developed a curriculum learning algorithm for learning control policies for robot arms that achieves high end-effector accuracy, generate smooth motion as well as ability to avoid obstacles

Redmond WA

May 2019 - Aug 2019

Research Intern

Nvidia Research

As a summer research intern, worked on a project to learn control policies for a multi-fingered dextrous robot hand to grasp objects. The policy uses both visual and tactile information as input to enable better grasps that also transfer to real world robot

Redmond WA

May 2017 - Aug 2017

Research Intern

As a summer research intern, developed a novel adaptive sampling technique to enable efficient learning of humanoid balancing control policies.

Disney Research

Pittsburgh PA

Education

2016 - Present

Doctor of Philosophy, Robotics

Georgia Institute of Technology

Atlanta GA

2014 - 2016

Masters in Mechanical Engineering

University of Washington

Seattle WA

Programming Languages

Python

C++

MATLAB

Physics Simulators

Dart, PyDart

Mujoco

Bullet, PyBullet