Greg Droge Awarded with SMART Scholarship

Atlanta, GA

ECE Ph.D. student Greg Droge has been awarded the SMART scholarship,
given by the U.S. Department of Defense. Mr. Droge was among 300
students chosen for this honor out of a pool of almost 4,000 applicants.

A Ph.D. student in the Georgia Robotics and Intelligent Systems
Lab, Mr. Droge is advised by Magnus Egerstedt. Mr. Droge is working on
the problem of producing complex motions using libraries of simple
controllers. The particular application on which he is focusing is snake
robotics and how to produce and combine snake "gaits" to make the snake
navigate cluttered environments. Both he and Dr. Egerstedt are based in the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Georgia Tech.

Last revised August 1, 2017