Group

Boston Tough Mudder

A great showing from almost the whole research group to train together and participate in the Tough Mudder event in June 2013.

Boston Tough Mudder

A great showing from almost the whole research group to train together and participate in the Tough Mudder event in June 2013.

Boston Tough Mudder

A great showing from almost the whole research group to train together and participate in the Tough Mudder event in June 2013.

Boston Tough Mudder

A great showing from almost the whole research group to train together and participate in the Tough Mudder event in June 2013.

Boston Tough Mudder

A great showing from almost the whole research group to train together and participate in the Tough Mudder event in June 2013.

Cooking Class at Cambridge School of Culinary Arts

Learning to cook together at the Cambridge School of Culinary Arts in December 2017.

Cooking Class at Cambridge School of Culinary Arts

Learning to cook together at the Cambridge School of Culinary Arts in December 2017.

Cooking Class at Cambridge School of Culinary Arts

Learning to cook together at the Cambridge School of Culinary Arts in December 2017.

Cooking Class at Cambridge School of Culinary Arts

Learning to cook together at the Cambridge School of Culinary Arts in December 2017.

Cooking Class at Cambridge School of Culinary Arts

Learning to cook together at the Cambridge School of Culinary Arts in December 2017.

Data-to-Decisions Workshop

Visiting Singapore for the Data-to-Decisions Workshop in May 2018.

Data-to-Decisions Workshop

Visiting Singapore for the Data-to-Decisions Workshop in May 2018.

Doctoral Graduates 2019

New doctoral graduates of 2018-2019.

My research group currently has six graduate students, six postdoctoral associates, and one research scientist. The group's research agenda spans the Oden Institute for Computational Engineering and Sciences, the MIT Center for Computational Science and Engineering, the MIT Mapping Lab, and the MIT Aerospace Computational Design Lab.

Over 50 students have graduated from the group and now hold positions within academia and industry worldwide.

Current group members

Kayla Bicol

Kayla Bicol

Postdoc (MIT)

Anirban Chaudhuri

Research Scientist (MIT)

Ionut Farcas

Postdoc (Oden)

Rudy Geelen

Postdoc (Oden)

Mengwu Guo

Postdoc (Oden)

Michael Kapteyn

PhD student (MIT)

James Koch

Postdoc (Oden)

Parisa Khodabakhshi

Postdoc (Oden)

Sean McBane

PhD student (Oden)

Shane McQuarrie

PhD student (Oden)

Samuel Majors

PhD student (Oden)

Elizabeth Qian

PhD student (MIT)

Stefanie Salinger

SM student
(UT Aerospace)

Graduated doctoral students

Doug Allaire

Assistant Professor, Texas A&M University

Sergio Amaral

Millennium Management

Patricia Astrid (Eindhoven University)

Project Leader Drilling Automation, Shell Global Solutions

Tan Bui-Thanh

Assistant Professor, UT Austin

Brian Cohen

Lincoln Laboratories

Chelsea He

Lincoln Laboratories

Svein Hovland (Norwegian University of Science and Technology)

Product Line Manager, National Oilwell Varco

Remi Lam

DeepMind

David Lazzara

Boeing

Harriet Li

Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory

Chad Lieberman

Chad E Lieberman Consulting

Andrew March

Lincoln Laboratories

Leo Ng

Mathworks

Ngoc Hien Nguyen (National University of Singapore)

National University of Singapore

Van Bo Nguyen (National University of Singapore)

A*STAR, Singapore

Max Opgenoord

Amazon Prime Air

Theresa Robinson

Rolls Royce

Victor Singh

Boeing

Leia Stirling

Assistant Professor, MIT

Former Postdocs

Marcelo Buffoni

ABB Switzerland Ltd.

Laurence Cook

Arrival

Tiangang Cui

Lecturer, Monash University

Sonjoy Das

Assistant Professor, University at Buffalo

Krzysztof Fidkowski

Associate Professor, University of Michigan

Michalis Frangos

Research Scientist, Schlumberger Cambridge Research

Vikram Garg

Postdoctoral Researcher, UT Austin

Phuong Huynh

Head of Operation and Research, Akselos

Boris Kramer

Assistant Professor, University of California, San Diego

Qifeng Liao

Assistant Professor, ShanghaiTech University

Laura Mainini

Research Scientist, United Technologies Research Corporation

Alexandre Marques

Benjamin Peherstorfer

Assistant Professor, Courant Institute, New York University

Demet Ulker

Envision Energy

Ralf Zimmermann

Associate Professor, University of Southern Denmark

Graduated master's students

Guillaume Lassaux, 2002

Snecma

Jacob Markish, 2002

Vice President, Strategy, and Corporate Development, North America, Thales

Tan Bui-Thanh, 2003

Assistant Professor, UT Austin

Yann Deremaux, 2003

Dassault Aviation

Tony Lau, 2003

Boeing

Garrett Barter, 2004

National Renewable Energy Laboratory

Dao My Ha, 2004

Institute for High Performance Computing, A*STAR

David Gratton, 2004

Ryan Peoples, 2004

Renaissance Strategic Advisors

Adam Diedrich, 2005

Northrop Grumman

David Tan, 2005

Naval Surface Warfare Center

Daniel King, 2005

Aurora Flight Sciences

Christopher Hynes, 2005

Grier Forensics

Douglas Allaire, 2006

Assistant Professor, Texas A&M University

Anya Magana (Anya Jones), 2006

Associate Professor, University of Maryland

Omar Bashir, 2007

National Security Fellow, United States Senate

Rhea Liem, 2007

Assistant Professor, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

David Galbally, 2008

Innomerics

Sonja Wogrin, 2008

Associate Professor, Universidad Pontificia Comillas

Tudor Masek, 2008

MITRE Corporation

Andrew March, 2008

MIT Lincoln Laboratory

Boon Hooi Ooi, 2008

DSO National Laboratories

Chad Lieberman, 2009

Chad E Lieberman Consulting

Daniel Christensen, 2012

n-ask Incorporated

Beckett Zhao, 2012

Scientific Computing Group, TU Kaiserslautern

Cory Kays, 2013

Aurora Flight Sciences

Remi Lam, 2014

DeepMind

Marc Lecerf, 2014

NASA Ames

Daniel Roberson, 2015

Boeing

Zipeng (Hunter) Zhao, 2015

Accenture

Harriet Li, 2015

Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory

Giulia Pantalone, 2015

Wing, Google X

Max Opgenoord, 2016

Amazon Prime Air

Ricardo Baptista, 2017

MIT PhD student

Elizabeth Qian, 2017

MIT PhD student

Michael Kapteyn, 2018

MIT PhD student

Alex Feldstein, 2018

Aurora Flight Sciences

Ali Saab, 2018

AJO

Renee Swischuk, 2019

Caliper