Nathan Michael


Chief Technology Officer

Nathan is Shield AI's Chief Technology Officer as well as an Associate Research Professor in the Robotics Institute of Carnegie Mellon University. Prof. Michael is Director of the Resilient Intelligent Systems Lab; author of over 140 publications on control, perception, and cognition for resilient intelligent single and multi-robot systems; nominee or recipient of nine best paper awards (ICRA, RSS, DARS, CASE, SSRR); recipient of the Popular Mechanics Breakthrough Award and Robotics Society of Japan Best Paper Award (of 2014); and PI of past and ongoing research programs supported by ARL, AFRL, DARPA, DOE, DTRA, NASA, NSF, ONR, and industry. Nathan develops resilient intelligent autonomous systems capable of coordination and communication in challenging GPS-Denied environments.