Rohan Chitnis, Communication Advisor

Communication Advisor
Graduate Student

Rohan is a fourth-year PhD student in CSAIL, working with Leslie Kaelbling and Tomás Lozano-Pérez in the Learning and Intelligent Systems group. His research focuses on the intersection of robotics, machine learning, and planning, with emphasis on decision-making under uncertainty and human-robot interaction. Rohan completed his undergraduate degree in EECS at UC Berkeley before coming to MIT. At Berkeley, he was a TA for 6 semesters and did research in Pieter Abbeel’s Robot Learning Lab. Outside of work, he enjoys running outdoors 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 Facebook AI Research (Robotics), Google Brain (Robotics), Airbnb (Search Ranking), and eBay (Checkout).