Principal Investigator

Markus P. Nemitz
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PhD – The University of Edinburgh, 2018
MSc – The University of Edinburgh, 2014
BEng – Bochum University of Applied Sciences, 2012

Markus obtained his B.Eng. in electrical engineering from Bochum University and his M.Sc. and Ph.D. in electronics and electrical engineering from the University of Edinburgh. At the University of Edinburgh, he worked under the guidance of Prof. Adam A. Stokes. During his doctoral studies, Markus was a visiting scholar at the University of Michigan in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering, working with Prof. Edwin B. Olson. Following his graduate research, he trained as a postdoctoral fellow at Harvard University in the Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology, advised by Prof. George. M. Whitesides, before starting as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Robotics Engineering at Worcester Polytechnic Institute in July 2020.

Graduate Students

Akash Krishnagiri Sridharan

BTechME – National Institute of Technology, Tiruchirappalli, 2019

Majoring in Robotics Engineering (MS – May 2021)

Akash joined the Nemitz Robotics Group in summer 2020.

Recruiting now for spring and fall 2021.

Contact for more information.

Undergraduate Students

Lauryn Whiteside

Majoring in Robotics Engineering

Lauryn joined the Nemitz Robotics Group in summer 2020.


Recruiting now for fall 2020.

Contact for more information.


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