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Alumna Naomi Leonard delivers UCSB Distinguished Lecture

Alumna Naomi Leonard delivers UCSB Distinguished Lecture

ECE alumna Naomi Leonard, who made waves last year by winning a MacArthur Fellow "genius grant," delivered the Mohammed Dahleh Distinguished Lecture at the University of California Santa Barbara this week. She spoke on "Foraging by Design: Schools of Self-Guided Robotic Gliders Explore the Ocean." Leonard is a professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at Princeton University who specializes in underwater robotics research. She is a 1994 Institute for Systems Research-affiliated Electrical Engineering Ph.D. graduate. Her advisor was Professor P.S. Krishnaprasad.

February 15, 2005

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