Rohan Chitnis, EECS Communication Advisor

EECS Communication Advisor
Graduate Student

Rohan is a second-year PhD student in CSAIL, working with Leslie Kaelbling and Tomás Lozano-Pérez in the Learning and Intelligent Systems group. His research focuses on making robots act intelligently when faced with uncertainty about their environment, with particular emphasis on settings where humans and robots interact. Rohan completed his undergraduate degree in EECS at UC Berkeley before coming to MIT. At Berkeley, he enjoyed being a TA for 6 semesters and doing research in Pieter Abbeel’s Robot Learning Lab. Outside of work, he enjoys running outdoors, watching the National Hockey League, and eating at restaurants that have meat options available.

Rohan is an NSF GRFP Fellow, Hertz Fellowship Finalist, and Runner-up for the Computing Research Association Outstanding Undergraduate Researcher Award. He has interned at Google (Brain Robotics), Airbnb (Search Ranking), and eBay (Checkout).