Spencer Folk

Spencer Folk


Spencer is pursuing a Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering, advised by Dr. Mark Yim, Dr. Ani Hsieh, and Dr. Vijay Kumar. His current research interests are in planning, control, and design for novel aerial vehicles. Prior to joining GRASP, he spent multiple summers working at the Army Research Laboratory in Aberdeen, MD where he worked on the design, performance analysis, and control of 3D-printed unmanned aerial vehicles.

Spencer received a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering in 2019 from Lafayette College in Easton, PA.

M. Ani Hsieh

Deputy Director, GRASP Lab; Graduate Program Chair, ROBO; Associate Professor, MEAM

Vijay Kumar

Nemirovsky Family Dean, SEAS

Mark Yim

Director, GRASP Lab; Faculty Director, Design Studio (Venture Labs); Asa Whitney Professor, MEAM

Spencer Folk