Aerospace Controls Laboratory

Jesus Tordesillas Torres


PhD Candidate

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jtorde [at] mit [dot] edu
31-248D

Education

  • Ph.D. in Aeronautics and Astronautics, MIT, 2019 - current
  • M.S. in Aeronautics and Astronautics, MIT, 2019
  • M.S. in Robotics and Electronics, ETSII-UPM (Spain), 2017
  • B.S. in Robotics and Electronics, ETSII-UPM (Spain), 2016

Research Interests

  • Perception-Aware Planning
  • Multi-Agent Trajectory Planning
  • Real-time Planning and Obstacle Avoidance for UAVs

Projects

Perception-Aware Trajectory Planning in Dynamic Environments
Jesus Tordesillas Torres, 2020

This work proposes a real-time perception-aware trajectory planner in dynamic environments.

Lidar-Inertial Observability-Aware Navigator
Andrea Tagliabue, Jesus Tordesillas Torres, Xiaoyi (Jeremy) Cai, Ali-akbar Ahga-mohammadi, 2020

This work presents the Lidar-Inertial Observability-Aware Navigator used at the DARPA Subt. challenge.

Multi-Agent Trajectory Planning
Jesus Tordesillas Torres, 2019

This work proposes a 3D decentralized and asynchronous multi-agent trajectory planner for UAVs.

Real-time Planning and Obstacle Avoidance for UAVs
Jesus Tordesillas Torres, Brett Lopez, 2018

This work proposes a planning framework in which multi-fidelity models are used to reduce the discrepancy between the local and global planner.

Onboard Detection and Localization of UAVs Using Depth Maps
Adrian Carrio, Jesus Tordesillas Torres, Sai Vemprala, 2018

This work proposes the use of depth maps and Deep Learning to detect and localize a UAV from another UAV.

Agile Plate Transport with a Hexacopter with Canted Motors
Gabriel Bousquet, Jesus Tordesillas Torres, Brett Lopez, 2018

This work proposes the use a Hexacopter with canted motors for precise aerial manipulation tasks.