IRIM Robotics Seminar—Jessy W. Grizzle of Univ. of Michigan

The Institute for Robotics and Intelligent Machines presents a seminar by Jessy W. Grizzle of the University of Michigan. The event will be held in the Marcus Nanotechnology Building, Rooms 1116-1118, from 12:15-1:15 p.m. and is open to the public.




Jessy W. Grizzle received a Ph.D. in electrical engineering from The University of Texas at Austin in 1983, and in 1984, he held an NSF-NATO Postdoctoral Fellowship in Science in Paris, France. Since September 1987, he has been with The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, where he is the Elmer G. Gilbert Distinguished University Professor and the Jerry and Carol Levin Professor of Engineering. He jointly holds sixteen patents dealing with emissions reduction in passenger vehicles through improved control system design.

Grizzle is a Fellow of the IEEE and of IFAC. He received the Paper of the Year Award from the IEEE Vehicular Technology Society in 1993, the George S. Axelby Award in 2002, the Control Systems Technology Award in 2003, the Bode Lecture in 2012, and the IEEE Transactions on Control Systems Technology Outstanding Paper Award in 2014.

His work on bipedal locomotion has been the object of numerous plenary lectures and has been featured in The Economist, Wired Magazine, Discover Magazine, Scientific American, Popular Mechanics, and several television programs.

Event Details


  • Wednesday, September 26, 2018
    12:15 pm - 1:15 pm
Location: Marcus Nanotechnology Building, Rooms 1116-1118

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