School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, College of Engineering
Magnus Egerstedt was born in Stockholm, Sweden, and is a professor in the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, where he has been on the faculty since 2001. He also holds an adjunct appointment in the Division of Interactive and Intelligent Computing with the College of Computing at Georgia Tech.
Egerstedt received the M.S. degree in Engineering Physics and the Ph.D. degree in Applied Mathematics from the Royal Institute of Technology in 1996 and 2000 respectively, and he received the B.A. degree in Philosophy from Stockholm University in 1996.
Dr. Egerstedt's research interests include hybrid and networked control, with applications in motion planning, control, and coordination of mobile robots, and he serves as Editor for Electronic Publications for the IEEE Control Systems Society and Associate Editor for the IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control. Dr. Egerstedt is the director of the Georgia Robotics and Intelligent Systems Laboratory (GRITS Lab), is a Fellow of the IEEE, received the ECE/GT Outstanding Junior Faculty Member Award in 2005, and the CAREER award from the U.S. National Science Foundation in 2003.