Jordan Ford, PhD
robots, fast code,
art & engineering
If you're building robots to make the world more awesome...
I want to work with you.

Life Update—I've graduated!

I've just graduated with my PhD from Carnegie Mellon this semester (Spring 2023). I've spent the last six years developing fast perception and planning algorithms for autonomous cars, nuclear inspection robots, and lunar microrovers. If you're interested in working together, send me an email at

Research Highlights

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