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Sonia Martinez Diaz
Professor , Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
Distributed motion coordination algorithms, distributed estimation and data gathering, optimal control policies for robotic locomotion, motion planning for underactuated systems, and low-complexity representations of mechanical systems.
Sonia Martínez joined the Jacobs School faculty in 2005 after completing a two-year Fulbright Postdoctoral Fellowship at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, and UC Santa Barbara, in both cases working with Francesco Bullo. Martínez received a Ph.D. in engineering mathematics from Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, Spain, in 2002. She was a visiting assistant professor in the Department of Applied Mathematics at the Technical University of Catalonia, Spain, for one year before coming to the United States on her Fulbright Fellowship.
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