I am Chenna Kautilya. I work as a Robotics Software Engineer at Omron Research Center of America (ORCA). My research interests lie in Robotics, Control, Trajectory Optimization, Motion Planning and Machine Learning. Watch this space for some exciting news.

Path Planning is hard

Path Planning is hard 1

I earned a master’s degree in Robotics from the University of Utah. I worked under Dr. Tucker Hermans at the Learning Lab for Manipulator Autonomy (LL4MA Lab 🦙). During this time, I worked on Grasp Planning using Probabilistic Modeling and Machine Learning.

You can reach me over email, twitter, LinkedIn. Some of my projects are on GitHub :octocat: and on my resume. My old website is yubaba and you can also find me on tor 🧅 at chennahkuqdo3pen.onion. If you want to send me something super secret, use my public key. Here’s an old picture of me.

  1. This picture was taken from Jorge Cham’s work for Willow Garage as part of the R.O.B.O.T. Comics series.