Avinash (Avi) is a Robotics Engineer who received an ME with a focus in robotics and controls from University of Washington and has accumulated over four years’ experience in robotics and electro-mechanical/mechatronics.
Avi interned at a drone startup doing CAD, prototyping, and testing of a morphing drone, and has worked as a Mechanical Engineer for an engineering and construction company. While earning his ME, he built an insect-scale winged robot and developed a controller in MATLAB/Simulink. His skills include LabVIEW, Python, SolidWorks, and experience with fabrication and rapid prototyping using laser cutters, 3D printers, and machining.
Outside of work, Avi is a hobbyist photographer and foodie who loves soccer, hiking, and travel.
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