Patrick Barragán

Adjunct Instructor

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education

  • Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering, MIT
  • M.S. in Mechanical Engineering and Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, MIT
  • B.S. in Mechanical Engineering and Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, MIT

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 Senior Director of Autonomy 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.