Center of Excellence for Aeronautics and Astronautics
Benoit is currently pursuing a Ph.D. in Aeronautics & Astronautics from Stanford University. He received a Bachelor of Science and a Master of Engineering in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. At MIT, Benoit conducted research on planning and control for small aerial vehicles under the supervision of Professor Russ Tedrake in the Robot Locomotion Group. He was also responsible for control systems development, when he worked at 3D Robotics, a drone company based out of Berkeley, California. In 2014, Benoit became a Siebel Scholar as a recognition of his research and academic accomplishments.