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Kevin M. LynchProfessor of Mechanical EngineeringDirector, Center for Robotics and Biosystems

Editor-in-Chief, IEEE Transactions on Robotics

Research Interests: Robotics, particularly dynamics, motion planning, and feedback control of mechanical systems; mechanics, planning, and control of robotic manipulation (juggling, throwing, pushing, rolling, vibration, etc.) and locomotion; self-organizing systems, particularly decentralized control of mobile sensor networks and swarm robotics; underactuated dynamic systems; physical human-robot interaction; industrial applications.

1989-1996, Carnegie Mellon University
Ph.D. in Robotics, February 1996
Thesis: Nonprehensile Robotic Manipulation: Controllability and Planning
Advisor: Prof. Matthew T. Mason

1985-1989, Princeton University
B.S.E. with honors, Electrical Engineering, June 1989

ME 449 Robotic Manipulation (see the Modern Robotics website for more information on the book, videos, software, and online courses) 

Coursera Online Specialization on Modern Robotics



CV (2019)
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