Nathaniel Hanson

Dr. Nathaniel Hanson is a member of the Technical Staff in the Humanitarian Assistance and Disaster Relief (HADR) Systems Group at MIT Lincoln Laboratory. He holds a BS in Computer Engineering from the University of Notre Dame, an MS in Computer Science from Boston University, and a PhD in Computer Engineering from Northeastern University’s Institute for Experiential Robotics. He has also been building (and crashing) drones since he was a high school student. In undergrad, he researched software architectures for safe drone communication and developed new network configurations to enable beyond visual line of sight control for drones, and played trumpet in the Band of the Fighting Irish. His current research focuses on the intersection of robotics, disasters, and remote sensing. In his free time he enjoys biking and skiing.

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