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Patrick Barragán , Ph.D.

Faculty Lecturer

Education

BS in Mechanical Engineering, MIT
BS in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, MIT
MS in Mechanical Engineering, MIT
MS in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, MIT
PhD in Mechanical Engineering, MIT

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Biography

Patrick Barragán obtained a B.Sc. in Mechanical Engineering and a B.Sc. in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology where he also completed his Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering as well as a Master’s of Science in Mechanical Engineering and a Master’s of Science in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science. During his graduate studies Barragán conducted research in the area of personal robotics with emphasis on robotic manipulation and household task functionality. Currently he is the Director of Robotics at Optimus Ride, Inc., a Boston-based, self-driving car company. Previously he was co-founder and Head of Robotics at Veo Robotics in Cambridge, MA.