Javier Yu is a Ph.D. candidate at Stanford University in the Aeronautics and Astronautics department. He received a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from the University at Buffalo in 2018. Javier is currently a member of Stanford's Multi-robot Systems Lab developing distributed algorithms for multi-agent systems with a focus on distributed estimation and planning. Javier is funded through a Graduate Research Fellowship awarded by the National Science Foundation (NSFGRFP) in 2018.