Maxim Likhachev

Maxim Likhachev

GRASP Faculty Member until '19, Waymo

Dr. Likhachev is an Associate Professor with the Robotics Institute and National Robotics Engineering Center (NREC), both part of School of Computer ScienceCarnegie Mellon University. He is also a co-founder of, a site that uses techniques from Artificial Intelligence to find cheaper ways to travel, and a founder of RobotWits aimed at developing advanced planning and decision-making technologies for self-driving vehicles. Finally, he has most recently joined Waymo as a Senior Staff Software Engineer.

Dr. Maxim Likhachev left Penn in 2019, to see more information about his new position visit


Toward fieldable human-scale mobile manipulation using RoMan

Publisher Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning for Multi-Domain Operations Applications

Coordinated path planning for fixed-wing UAS conducting persistent surveillance missions

Publisher IEEE International Symposium on Safety, Security, and Rescue Robotics (SSRR)

Maxim Likhachev