People

Principal Investigator

Michael T. Tolley, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, UC San Diego

tolley@ucsd.edu

Office

EBU II, room 356

9500 Gilman Drive #0411

La Jolla, CA 92093-0411

Phone: (858) 534-1355

Postdoctoral Fellows

Ph.D. Students

Caleb Christianson

NanoEngineering

caleb.christianson@gmail.com

Dylan Drotman

Mechanical Engineering

dylandrotman@gmail.com

Paul Glick

Mechanical Engineering

pglick@eng.ucsd.edu

Michael Ishida

Mechanical Engineering

mishida@eng.ucsd.edu

Saurabh Jadhav (co-advised with Prof. Schulze)

Mechanical Engineering

jadhav.saurabh.100@gmail.com

Emily Lathrop (co-advised with Prof. Gravish)

Mechanical Engineering

lathrop.em@gmail.com

Adriane Minori

Mechanical Engineering

adriane.minori@gmail.com

Jessica Sandoval

Mechanical Engineering

jas164@eng.ucsd.edu

Ben Shih

Mechanical Engineering

beshih@ucsd.edu

Will Weston-Dawkes

Mechanical Engineering

w.p.westondawkes@gmail.com

M.S. Students

Iman Adibnazari

Electrical Engineering

iadibnaz@eng.ucsd.edu

Charlie Jen-Hsuan Hsiao

Mechanical Engineering

j3hsiao@eng.ucsd.edu


Nancy (Jiayao) Yan

Mechanical Engineering

jiy352@eng.ucsd.edu


Undergraduate Students

Chris Bayag

Mechanical Engineering


Tina Ghafel

Mechanical Engineering


Sidney Huen

Mechanical Engineering


Ricky Martin

Cognitive Science


Indira Mulia

Aerospace Engineering

David Sharp

Mechanical Engineering


Eric Shnell

Mechanical Engineering


Philby Wang

Aerospace Engineering


Thomas Xu

Mechanical Engineering


Visiting Graduate Students

Alumni

Jamie Luong, M.S. (2017-2019), Kindred AI

Yi Cui, B.S. (2018-2019), MS at Carnegie Mellon Robotics Institute

Matt Suiter, M.S. (2016-2019)

Adrianna Stopol, B.S. (2017-2019), UCSD Design Studio Assistant > Boeing

Sebastian Lee, B.S. (2016-2017, 2018-2019), General Atomics > SpaceX > PhD at UC Berkeley Mechanical Engineering

Zhaoyuan Huo, B.S. (2016-2019), Apple > MS at Carnegie Mellon University Robotics Institute

Guorui Li, visiting graduate student (2018-2019)

Nikki Arm, B.S. (2017)

Daniel Ortiz, B.S. & M.S. (2015-2018), Cymer

Yangting Sun, M.S. (2018)

Maya deVries, postdoc (2016-2018), Director of Training Activities for the Sustainable Oceans at UC Davis > Assistant Professor at San José State University

Thomas Thuruthel, visiting graduate student (2018), postdoc at University of Cambridge

Billy Yang, summer student (summer 2018), PhD at Yale University Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science

Steven Hu, STARS student (summer 2018)

Ayush Giri, STARS student (summer 2018), PhD at UC San Diego Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Chibuike Agba, STARS student (summer 2018), PhD at UC Davis Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Aaron Ong, B.S. (2014-2018), MS at UC Berkeley Mechanical Engineering > Blue Origin

Esmeralda Ochoa, B.S. (2015-2018), HBK Engineering

Jason Mayeda, B.S. (2017-2018), Cymer

Richard Li, B.S. (2017-2018), Morimoto Lab at UCSD

Kyle Gillespie, B.S. (2016-2018), PhD at UCLA Mechanical Engineering

Francis Joseph, M.S. (2016-2018), AutoX

Kelly Levick, B.S. (2017-2018)

Ricky Yueqi Wang, B.S. (2016-2018), MS at Stanford Mechanical Engineering

Yue Yang, M.S. (2017), Huawei

Avery Hanson, visiting high school student (2016-2017)

Tom Kalisky, M.S. (2015-2017), KidPrint at UC San Diego Design Lab

Siddarth Govindan, B.S. (2016-2018), Sony Interactive Entertainment > MFA at NYU Game Design

Luis Ramirez, STARS student (summer 2017)

Bocheng Kang, M.S. (2016-2017), Jaten Robot & Automation

Ramzi Majit, M.S. (2015-2017), Johnson Controls

Nathaniel Goldberg, B.S. (2014-2017), PhD at UC Berkeley Mechanical Engineering

Nick Garrett, B.S. (2016-2017), Brain Corp > MS at UC San Diego Mechanical Engineering > Planck Aero

Mustafa Ali, B.S. (2015-2016)

Nathan Adera, STARS student (summer 2016)

Philip deZonia, B.S. (2014-2016), PhD at University of Pennsylvania Mechanical Engineering

Maris Doherty, B.S. (2015-2016), Solar Turbines

James Harper, M.S. (2014-2015), Apple

Eric Lee, B.S. (2015-2016)

Shea Loges, M.S. (2014-2015), Northrop Grumman

Alejandra Martinez, STARS student (summer 2015)

Kristen Matsuno, B.S. (2015-2016), PhD at Stanford Mechanical Engineering

Yuka Okina, B.S. (2015-2017)

Kazu Otani, B.S. (2014-2016), MS at Carnegie Mellon Robotics Institute > Inria > Shield AI

Brenda Pham, B.S. (2014-2016), Artifex RDE

Jeff Wang, B.S. (2015-2016), MS at UC San Diego Computer Science