Joseph Lorenzetti is a Ph.D. candidate in the Aeronautics & Astronautics department, where he also received his Master’s degree in 2018. Prior to his studies at Stanford, Joseph graduated with highest distinction from Purdue University with a B.S. in Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering. He has also held internships with SpaceX, NASA AFRC, and GE Aviation.
Joseph’s research interests include robotics, control theory, and trajectory optimization. His current project focuses on the use of model predictive control techniques to control infinite dimensional systems, with applications to soft robotics and autonomous aircraft control. He is supported by the National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate (NDSEG) Fellowship.
Currently at Zoox, Inc.
- National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate (NDSEG) Fellowship
- 2018 Nicholas J. Hoff Award for Outstanding Master’s Degree Student