Negar Zahedi Mehr

Negar Mehr
Negar Mehr
  • Adjunct Professor
319D Talbot Laboratory

For More Information


  • B.S., Mechanical Engineering, Sharif University of Technology, 2013.
  • Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, University of California, Berkeley, 2019

Academic Positions

  • Postdoctoral Scholar, Aeronautics and Astronautics, Stanford University, 2020

Research Statement

The focus of my research is to develop control algorithms that allow autonomous systems to safely and intelligently interact with each other and with humans.

Research Interests

  • Robotics
  • Control Theory
  • Unmanned Aerial Vehicles
  • Dynamical Systems and Estimation
  • Controls


  • NSF CAREER Award (2022)
  • The IEEE ITSS Best Ph.D. Dissertation Award, First Prize (2020)
  • Rising Star in EECS, Aerospace and CEE
  • First prize for the ITSC Best Student Paper Award

Recent Courses Taught

  • AE 100 AD1 (AE 100 AD2, AE 100 AL1, AE 100 ONL) - Intro to Aerospace Engineering
  • AE 504 - Optimal Aerospace Systems
  • AE 598 LMO (AE 598 LMS) - Learn/Control Multi-Agent Sys
  • AE 599 NM - Thesis Research