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Magnus Egerstedt

Executive Director Institute for Robotics and Intelligent Machines and Professor and Julian T. Hightower Chair in Systems and Control
Electrical and Computer Engineering

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Technology Square Research Building 436B
404.894.3484
404.894.4641

Education

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

Magnus Egerstedt

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Magnus Egerstedt is the executive director for the Institute for Robotics and Intelligent Machines at the Georgia Institute of Technology. He is a professor and the Julian T. Hightower Chair in Systems and Controls in the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, with secondary appointments in the Woodruff School of Mechanical Engineering, the School of Interactive Computing, and the Guggenheim School of Aerospace 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.

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. Magnus Egerstedt is a Fellow of the IEEE, and has received a number of teaching and research awards, including the Ragazzini Award from the American Automatic Control Council, the Outstanding Doctoral Advisor Award and the HKN Outstanding Teacher Award from Georgia Tech, and the Alumni of the Year Award from the Royal Institute of Technology.

Expertise:
  • Control Theory
  • Robotics
  • Cyber-Physical Systems
  • Complex Networks
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