Mitchell Jones

MS Student
Department of Mechanical Science and Engineering
Mechanical Engineering Building
1206 West Green Street
Urbana, IL 61801
rmjones7 (at) illinois (dot) edu


Research Interests

– Robotics
– Unmanned Aerial Vehicles



B.S. Mechanical Engineering, University of Rhode Island, 2015


Honors and Awards

MechSE Outstanding ME Teaching Assistant Award, Fall 2015



  1. Robert M. Jones, Donglei Sun, Gabriel Barsi Haberfeld, Arun Lakshmanan, Thiago Marinho, and Naira Hovakimyan. “Design and Control of a Small Aerial Manipulator for Indoor Environments”, AIAA Information Systems-AIAA Infotech @ Aerospace, AIAA SciTech Forum, (AIAA 2017-1374).
  2. Thiago Marinho, Arun Lakshmanan, Venanzio Cichella, Christopher Widdowson, Hang Cui, Robert Mitchell Jones, Bentic Sebastian, Camille Goudeseune, “VR Study of Human-Multicopter Interaction in a Residential Setting” IEEE-VR, 2016.