Abriana  Stewart-Height

Abriana Stewart-Height

PhD, ESE '23 - Distinguished Postdoctoral Fellow, MIT

Abriana achieved a PhD in Electrical & Systems Engineering under Dr. Daniel E. Koditschek. Prior to coming to Penn, she worked as a Systems Engineer Intern for the United States federal government and a Space Systems Company Technical Intern for Lockheed Martin. She received a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering with a specialization in Controls at the University of Maryland (UMD) in May 2017, where she worked under Dr. Hugh Bruck in the Advanced Manufacturing Laboratory. Her research interests lie in the coordination of controls, actuation, and sensing for safe and reliable execution of movement of biologically-inspired robotic systems in dynamic environments with a focus on using legged robots to advanced safety-critical systems in rehabilitation and industry.

Research Groups


Task-Based Control and Design of a BLDC Actuator for Robotics

Publisher IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters (RA-L)

Dan Koditschek

Alfred Fitler Moore Professor, ESE

GRASP Lab Profile: Abriana Stewart-Height

Abriana  Stewart-Height