It's Nice to Meet You!

The MURO lab is headed by Professor Jorge Cortés and Professor Sonia Martínez as well as graduate and undergradute student researchers. Scroll down for a list of our current and past team members as well as their individual roles in the lab.

Jorge Cortés Professor

Department: MAE, UCSD
Email: cortes at ucsd dot edu

Sonia Martínez Professor

Department: MAE, UCSD
Email: soniamd at ucsd dot edu

Aaron Ma PhD Student

Fall 2014 - Present
Lab Lead
Department: MAE, UCSD
Email: aam021 at eng dot ucsd dot edu

Aamodh Suresh PhD Student

Fall 2016 - Present
Lab Lead
Department: MAE, UCSD
Email: aasuresh at eng dot ucsd dot edu

Parth Paritosh PhD Student

Fall 2017 - Present
Lab Lead
Department: MAE, UCSD
Email: pparitos at eng dot ucsd dot edu

Javier Ruiz PhD Student

Fall 2017 - Present
Lab Lead
Department: MAE, UCSD
Email: jmr076 at eng dot ucsd dot edu

Mike Ouimet Post Doc

Winter 2014 - Spring 2015
Email: miouimet at ucsd dot edu
Current: Senior Research Engineer at SPAWAR

Solmaz Kia Post Doc

Winter 2013 - Winter 2014
Department: MAE, UCSD
Email: solmaz at uci dot edu
Current: Assistant Professor at UC Irvine

Evan Gravelle PhD Student

Fall 2012 - Spring 2017
Department: MAE, UCSD
Email: evangravelle at gmail dot com
Current: Autonomy Engineer at Shield A.I.

Past Undergraduate researchers

Name Project Duration Email
Gerardo Gonzalez Path following and controller design [ECE, UCSD] Summer 2015 gmgonzal at ucsd dot edu
Julio Martínez Voronoi diagram algorithms [MAE, UCSD] Summer 2015 julio dot ucsd at gmail dot com
Jose Ramírez Algorithms for quadrotors [ECE, UCSD] Summer 2015 jlr020 at ucsd dot edu
Mike Liu Motion planning subsystem [CSE, UCSD] Spring 2015 shl202 at ucsd dot edu
Bruno Maciel Voronoi diagram algorithms, Visiting from Instituto Federal Fluminense Summer 2015 brunomaciel dot xc4@gmail at com
Sumega Mandadi [MAE, UCSD]
Vu Lihn [STARS scholar] Summer 2013
Randy Lewis [Regents scholar] Fall 2013 - Spring 2014
Katherine Liu [STARS scholar] Winter 2014 - Spring 2015 kl.2015.kl at gmail dot com
Daniel Heideman [MAE, UCSD] Winter 2014 - Winter 2015
Peizhen Gu [Visiting student] Summer 2014
Matthew Qen [Visiting student] Fall 2014 - Spring 2015
Rokus Ottervanger [Visiting student] Spring 2014