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

  • Dynamics
  • Control
  • Vision
  • Planning

The course will have two large projects and a handful of take-home assignments, some of which will be the equivalent of midterms. There are no in-class exams.

Time: Monday & Friday, 12:00-1:30pm
Location: TBA

Course Instructors:


  • Ben Charrow (bcharrow @ school email)
  • Frank Shen (shaojie @ school email)
  • Caitlin Powers (cpow @ school email)
  • James Stephan ( TBA )

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Course Email:

  • meam620 @ gmail (All instructors can see this email)

Youtube Channel:

Office Hours
Vijay Kumar
TBA Levine 470

Ben Charrow, Frank Shen, Caitlin Powers, James Stephan

  • Wednesday 5 pm to 7 pm, in small conference room next to GRASP
  • Thursday 4 pm to 6 pm, small conference room next to GRASP