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.