Ben AxelrodWork History
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I am currently working as a Principal Robotics Software Engineer at iRobot. I've been at iRobot for over 12 years. I started out in the Research department where I did government-funded research, mostly revolving around Packbot. Now my code is running in millions of Roombas.

After grad school, I worked remotely for CoroWare for 3 years.

I interned for Microsoft Research during grad school. Helping to launch the new Microsoft Robotics Developer Studio platform.

I got a Master's degree in Computer Science with a specialization in robotics from Georgia Tech.

I worked as a Mechanical Engineer for Iguana Robotics.

I got a Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering from Syracuse University.

During school, I interned for Paper Machinery Corporation where I designed a set of 12 cams for a new high-speed paper cup making machine.

In highschool, I did a lot with the Lego Mindstorms system