I am a Research Associate Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering and Applied Mechanics in the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences at the University of Pennsylvania. I am a member of the GRASP Laboratory and affiliated with the Departments of Computer and Information Science and the Electrical and Systems Engineering. To learn more about my group’s work in multi-agent robotics systems and complex dynamical systems, please visit ScalAR Lab. This site collects my thoughts on various topics related to research, academics, advising, and academic careers.  The views and opinions expressed in these pages are solely mine and do not reflect the views and opinions of the groups, departments, schools, and/or institution I am affiliated with.