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Welcome to the Multi-robot Systems Lab (MSL) at Stanford University.  We study distributed algorithms for control, sensing, and learning in groups of robots and animals. Our current and past research topics include:

– Distributed controllers for the deployment of mobile sensor networks
– Agile coordinated multi-robot control
– Multi-robot control with adversaries and environmental hazards
– Persistent monitoring and persistent environmental sampling with robots
– Information based active sensing and estimation
– Multi-robot manipulation

You can learn more about our research on the Projects page, or read some of our Publications.

Recent News

June 8, 2017

Congratulations to Xiaodong Lan and Mac Schwager for winning the 2016 King-Sun Fu Memorial IEEE Transactions on Robotics Best Paper Award!

December 5, 2016

Congratulations to Dr. Alyssa Pierson for successfully defending her PhD thesis!

December 5, 2016

Congratulations to Dr. Kevin Leahy for successfully defending his PhD thesis!