Sebastian Castro is a software engineer in the Robust Robotics Group (RRG) at the MIT Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL). He is responsible for building and integrating software for research projects in home service and field robotics, and frequently collaborates with researchers within MIT and in other organizations.
Previously, Sebastian was at MathWorks supporting robotics competitions including RoboCup. In this role, he built educational content around MATLAB and Simulink for robotic system development and traveled to competitions worldwide to engage with participants and organizers. He also worked closely with product development teams and contributed content for ROS Toolbox and Reinforcement Learning Toolbox.
Sebastian holds a B.S. and M.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Cornell University, where he researched control of modular robots from high-level task specifications in structured English and Linear Temporal Logic (LTL) with Professor Hadas Kress-Gazit.