Official Bio

Alberto Candela is a Postdoctoral Fellow of the Artificial Intelligence Group, Planning and Execution Section, of the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology.

Alberto holds a B.S. with Highest Honors in Mechatronics Engineering from Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México (ITAM). He completed an M.S. and Ph.D. in Robotics at Carnegie Mellon University working with Prof. David Wettergreen in the Field Robotics Center.

Alberto’s research interests are in autonomous science, information-theoretic planning, probabilistic and statistical methods, robotics, machine learning, and remote sensing.

Selected Publications