The course will cover selected topics in the following areas as applied to robotics and robotic systems:

  • Planning
  • Dynamics
  • Control
  • Vision

The course will have three large projects and a handful of homework. There will be two in-class exams.

Time: Tuesday & Thursday, 12:00-1:30pm
Location: Stiteler B26 (B26)

Course Instructors:


  • Carlos Esteves
  • Justin Thomas
  • Ke Sun
  • James Svacha
  • Bernd Pfrommer
  • Alex Zhu

(school email:

Course Email: meam620 @ gmail (All instructors can see this email)

YouTube Channel:

Office Hours
All office hours will be in the bump space on the 4th floor of Levine (see the map)

Office hours are scheduled as follows:
Giuseppe : Tuesday 10-11am
Kostas D. : By appointment
Kostas K : Thursday 2-3pm
TAs :
Monday 1-3pm
Tuesday 3-4pm
Thursday 3-5pm


  • 20% Homework
  • 15% In-class exam I
  • 15% In-class exam II
  • 20% Project 1
  • 30% Project 2

Note that late work will be penalized heavily. See Homework and Projects for details.