Activities

The Zardini Lab at MIT is active on many fronts, disseminating research in various occasions.

Teaching

F2024 - 1.S980: Applied Category Theory for Engineering Design
Class on the relevance of ACT in engineering applications, including autonomy and mobility. Check out the teaser!
For teaching "pre-MIT" (at ETH Zurich), please refer to this!

Seminars

2019 - Autonomy Talks
Starting from Prof. Zardini's time at ETH Zurich, organized over 180 talks promoting exchange among research groups working on innovations in autonomy worldwide.
Watch the recordings!

Workshops and Tutorials

2024 Session on Design and Optimization of Societally-aware Mobility Systems
INFORMS Annual Meeting, Seattle, WA (USA)
Co-organized with Devansh Jalota, Matt Tsao
2024 Session on Data-driven and Optimization Foundations for Emerging Mobility Systems
INFORMS Annual Meeting, Seattle, WA (USA)
Co-organized with Devansh Jalota, Matt Tsao
2024 Tutorial on Automated Co-design of Complex Systems: From Autonomy to Future Mobility Systems
Design Automation Conference, San Francisco, CA (USA)
2024 Workshop on Challenges in Control for the Future of Mobility
Full day at the American Control Conference, Toronto (Canada)
Co-organized with Carlo Cenedese, Emilio Frazzoli, John Lygeros
2023 Session on Co-Design and Coordination of Mobility Systems
INFORMS Annual Meeting, Phoenix, AZ (USA)
2023 1st Tutorial on Computational Co-Design for Robotics
Full day at the IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, Detroit, MI (USA)
Co-organized with Andrew Spielberg, Andrea Censi, and Emilio Frazzoli
2023 2nd Workshop on Co-Design and Coordination of Future Mobility Systems
Full day at the IEEE Intelligent Transportation Systems Conference, Bilbao (Spain)
Co-organized with Dario Paccagnan, Maximilian Schiffer, Andrea Censi, Emilio Frazzoli
2023 Special Session on Co-Design and Coordination of Future Mobility Systems
Full day at the IEEE Intelligent Transportation Systems Conference, Bilbao (Spain)
Co-organized with Dario Paccagnan, Maximilian Schiffer, Andrea Censi, Emilio Frazzoli
2023 3rd Workshop on Compositional Robotics: Mathematics and Tools
Full day at the IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), London (UK)
Co-organized with Andrea Censi, Jonathan Lorand, Dejan Milojevic, Emilio Frazzoli, Brendan Fong, Paolo Perrone, John Baez, Dylan Shell, Alexandra Nilles, Andrew Spielberg, Anne Collin, Angeline Aguinaldo, Matthew Kvalheim, Paul Gustafson, Daniel Koditschek, Aaron Ames
2022 1st Workshop on Co-Design and Coordination of Future Mobility Systems
Full day at the IEEE Intelligent Transportation Systems Conference, Macao (China) (virtual)
Co-organized with Nicolas Lanzetti, Andrea Censi, Emilio Frazzoli
2022 2nd Workshop on Compositional Robotics: Mathematics and Tools
Full day at the IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), Philadelphia, PA (USA)
Co-organized with Andrea Censi, Jonathan Lorand, Emilio Frazzoli, David Spivak, Brendan Fong, Paolo Perrone, John Baez, Dylan Shell, Alexandra Nilles, Andrew Spielberg, Anne Collin, Matthew Kvalheim, Paul Gustafson, Daniel Koditschek, Aaron Ames
2021 1st Workshop on Compositional Robotics: Mathematics and Tools
Full day at the IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA) (virtual)
Co-organized with Andrea Censi, Jonathan Lorand, David Spivak, Brendan Fong, Nina Otter, Paolo Perrone, John Baez, Dylan Shell, Jason O'Kane, Alexandra Nilles, Andrew Spielberg, Emilio Frazzoli

Outreach


We started a series of interactive workshops for high school students, discussing research on mathematics for future cities, involving mobility studies, game theory, and co-design.
2022 4th Workshop on the Mathematics for Cities of the Future
Full day at TecDays, Muttenz (Switzerland)
Co-organized with Nicolas Lanzetti, Giuseppe Belgioioso, Saverio Bolognani, Christian Hartnik
2022 3rd Workshop on the Mathematics for Cities of the Future
Full day at TecDays, Mendrisio (Switzerland)
Co-organized with Nicolas Lanzetti, Giuseppe Belgioioso, Saverio Bolognani, Christian Hartnik
2022 2nd Workshop on the Mathematics for Cities of the Future
Full day at TecDays, Bellinzona (Switzerland)
Co-organized with Nicolas Lanzetti, Giuseppe Belgioioso, Saverio Bolognani, Christian Hartnik
2021 1st Workshop on the Mathematics for Cities of the Future
Full day at TecDays, Lugano (Switzerland)
Co-organized with Nicolas Lanzetti, Giuseppe Belgioioso, Saverio Bolognani, Christian Hartnik