Official Bio

Evan Clark is a Member of Technical Staff of the Artificial Intelligence Group, Planning and Execution Section, of the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology.

Evan graduated from Stanford University with a B.S. in Computer Science with a specialization in Artificial Intelligence. In 2016, he was a summer intern at JPL, working on the software for the Buoyant Rover for Under Ice Exploration (BRUIE). He previously worked for Stone Aerospace on ARTEMIS - a robotic submarine for under ice exploration - and supported its deployment to Antarctica. While there, he also worked on VALKYRIE, a laser carrying cryobot and supported its testing in Alaska.

Evan works on autonomous marine vehicles, including the Bouyant Under Ice Rover (BRUIE), but also other autonomous Marine Vehicles with a focus extended duration autonomous vehicles such as a submersible to Ocean Worlds.

Selected Publications