Naomi Ehrich Leonard

Edwin S. Wilsey Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Director of the Council on Science and Technology. Chair, Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering


Office: E-Quad, D234

Phone: 609-258-5129

Research interests: Control theory, involves designing and analyzing methods for influencing the behavior of complex, dynamical systems using feedback


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    Data drives quicker, safer decisions for race cars and robots

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    Faculty commended for outstanding teaching

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    Leonard, an expert on group dynamics, awarded top honor in control systems

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    Episode 6: Dance Me to the End

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    Equipping robot teams to move smoothly around people

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    Part Thirteen: Today’s Princeton Engineering


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    Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

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    Princeton Robotics