Somrita Banerjee is a Ph.D. candidate in Aeronautics and Astronautics. She received her B.S. in Mechanical Engineering with minors in Aerospace Engineering and Computer Science from Cornell University in 2017. At Cornell University, she worked in the Space Systems Design Studio with Professor Mason Peck.
Somrita’s current research interests lie at the intersection of trajectory optimization, machine learning, and optimal control of the next generation of space robots, specifically to further goals of greater autonomy and risk-sensitive learning.
In her free time, Somrita enjoys dancing, playing board games with friends, and going hiking in sunny California.
- Stanford Graduate Fellowship