Thomas Howard

Thomas Howard joined the University of Rochester in 2015 and is currently an associate professor of electrical and computer engineering.  He received a PhD in robotics from The Robotics Institute at Carnegie Mellon University and Bachelor of Science degrees in electrical and computer engineering and mechanical engineering from the University of Rochester.   Previously he held appointments as a research scientist and a postdoctoral associate at MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory, a research technologist at the NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory, and a lecturer in mechanical engineering at Caltech.  Professor Howard has taught courses on mechatronics, embedded systems, autonomous mobile robots, and robot control.