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Katie Byl

Katie Byl

Katie Byl

Associate Professor

Affiliation: 
Electrical and Computer Engineering, Mechanical Engineering

Contact

(805) 893-4924
5115 Harold Frank Hall

University of California, Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara, CA 93106

Honors

NSF Early Career Devleopment Award; Hellman faculty Fellowship; Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Fellowship in Neuroscience; Regents' Junior faculty Fellowship

Research

Control Systems

Research in robot dynamics and control: particularly, locomotion and manipulation. Work focus on modeling and controlling such dynamics. Applications include rough terrain legged locomotion, supervised autonomy, and tuned-impedance control for flapping-wing flight.

Affiliations

Mechanical Engineering Dept.Center for Control, Dynamical Systems and Computation (CCDC)

Education

PhD ​Mechanical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
MS ​Mechanical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
BS Mechanical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology