May 24, 2015
Sam Burden earned his BS with Honors in Electrical Engineering from the University of Washington in Seattle. He earned his PhD in Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences from the University of California in Berkeley, where he is presently a postdoc. In the Fall of 2015, he’ll start as an Assistant Professor in Electrical Engineering at the University of Washington in Seattle. He is broadly interested in discovering and formalizing principles of sensorimotor control. Specifically, he focuses on applications in dynamic & dexterous robotics, neuromechanics, and cyber-human systems. In his spare time, he teaches robotics to students of all ages in K-12 classrooms, Maker Fairs, and campus events.