Ian Richardson de Vlaming
Hoping to make his way into a career in robotics, Ian attended Texas A&M University, where he earned his B.S. in mechanical engineering with a minor in electrical engineering. He spent most his time doing research in materials science and mechanical design. After briefly working in solid mechanics, he attended Stanford University where he earned his M.S. in mechanical engineering with focus on controls, robotics, and mechatronics. Before joining Shield AI, Ian worked at Higher Ground LLC as a systems engineer designing a wireless sensor network.