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Assistant Professor

Mac Schwager

Assistant Professor
Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics
Director of the Multi-robot Systems Lab (MSL)

Mac Schwager studies distributed algorithms for control, estimation, and learning in groups of autonomous aircraft, autonomous cars, and robots. Here are a few of his current and past research topics:

  • Distributed control for the deployment of aerial camera networks
  • Agile control of quadrotor swarms
  • Monitoring and controlling environmental phenomena with aerial robots
  • Cooperative manipulation with teams of mobile manipulators
  • Trustworthiness, deception, and adversaries in multi-robot systems
  • Human-swarm interfaces
  • Autonomous drone racing

You can read about these topics in more detail by visiting his lab's website, the Multi-robot Systems Lab (MSL), or by reading some of his papers.