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James Usevitch

Assistant Professor

Office: 460N EB

James Usevitch received MS and PhD degrees in Aerospace Engineering from the University of Michigan in 2020 and 2021, respectively. He worked as an Autonomous Systems Researcher / Technical Staff at MIT Lincoln Laboratory from 2021 to 2023. He joined the BYU Electrical and Computer Engineering department as an Assistant Professor in 2023. His work focuses on developing safe, intelligent, robust, and resilient multi-agent robotic and autonomous systems. Areas of particular interest include designing algorithms that allow for teams of autonomous robots or agents to safely operate despite the presence of faults or adversarial attacks, and uniting classical and machine learning algorithms through differentiable programming and scientific machine learning.