Education

  • Ph.D., Applied Mathematics, Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, Sweden, 2000
  • M.S., Engineering Physics, Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, Sweden, 1996
  • B.A., Philosophy, Stockholm University, Stockholm, Sweden, 1996

Background

Magnus Egerstedt is the Schlumberger Professor and Associate Chair for Research in the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the Georgia Institute of Technology, with a courtesy appointment in the George W. Woodruff School of Mechanical Engineering. He received the M.S. degree in Engineering Physics and the Ph.D. degree in Applied Mathematics from the Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, Sweden, the B.A. degree in Philosophy from Stockholm University, and was a Postdoctoral Scholar at Harvard University. Magnus Egerstedt is the director of the Georgia Robotics and Intelligent Systems Laboratory (GRITS Lab), a Fellow of the IEEE, and the recipient of a number of teaching and research awards, including the Ragazzini Award from the American Automatic Control Council.

Research Areas and Descriptors

Dr. Egerstedt conducts research in the areas of control theory and robotics, with particular focus on control and coordination of complex networks, such as multi-robot systems, mobile sensor networks, and cyber-physical systems. Additional information can be found at the website: www.ece.gatech.edu/~magnus