People

Principal Investigator


Markus P. Nemitz
CV | Email: mnemitz@wpi.edu

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.

Masters Students


Akash Krishnagiri Sridharan
Email: akrishnagirisrid@wpi.edu

BTech (Mechanical Engineering) – National Institute of Technology, Tiruchirappalli, 2019

Majoring in Robotics Engineering (MS – May 2021)

Akash joined the Nemitz Robotics Group in summer 2020.

Lakshay Gopalka
Email: lgopalka@wpi.edu

BTech (Mechatronics Engineering) – SRM Institute of Science and Technology, Kattankulathur, 2019

Majoring in Robotics Engineering (MS – May 2021)

Lakshay will join the Nemitz Robotics Group in fall 2020.

 

Undergraduate Students


Lauryn Whiteside
Email: lwhiteside@wpi.edu

Majoring in Robotics Engineering

Lauryn joined the Nemitz Robotics Group in summer 2020.

Isabella Feeney
Email: ifeeney@wpi.edu

Majoring in Robotics Engineering and Electrical/Computer Engineering (BS – May 2021)

Isabella joined the Nemitz Robotics Group in fall 2020.

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