- Name: Spencer Ahrens
- Office: 41-105
- Email: sahrens[at]mit[dot]edu
- S.M. Candidate Mechanical Engineering, MIT (June 2008)
- B.S. Mechanical Engineering (Minor Computer Science), University of California, Berkeley (June 2006)
- Flight in complex and unknown environments, specifically using vision aided estimation for navigation through cluttered, GPS denied indoor environments. Incorporating image processing, unscented kalman filtering, Rapid Recursing Random Trees, reactive obstacle avoidance, robustness to communication loss, and hybrid commutation and control architecture.