Katie Byl

Katie Byl

Katie Byl

Associate Professor
Electrical and Computer Engineering

Electrical and Computer Engineering, Mechanical Engineering


(805) 893-4924
5115 Harold Frank Hall

University of California, Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara, CA 93106


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


Control Systems

Byl's research includes: robot dynamics and control: particularly, locomotion and manipulation. Her work focuses on modeling and controlling such dynamics. Her research's applications include rough terrain legged locomotion, supervised autonomy, and tuned-impedance control for flapping-wing flight.


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


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