Aerospace Controls Laboratory

Xiaoyi (Jeremy) Cai

PhD Student

xyc [at] mit [dot] edu


  • M.S. in Electrical and Computer Engineering, Georgia Tech, 2019
  • B.S. in Electrical Engineering, Georgia Tech, 2017

Research Interests

  • Safe navigation in off-road environment
  • Multi-robot planning and control


Risk-Aware Off-Road Navigation Leveraging Semantics
Xiaoyi (Jeremy) Cai, Michael Everett, 2022

Use semantics of the environment to infer terrain traversability based on history of speed data.

Multi-Robot Information Gathering
Xiaoyi (Jeremy) Cai, Kasra Khosoussi, 2022

Optimizing the trade-off between information and energy cost.

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.