Nikolaus Correll is an Assistant Professor in Computer Science. He has courtesy appointments in the Department of Electrical, Computer and Energy Engineering and the Department of Aerospace Engineering Sciences. He received his PhD from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology of Lausanneand a master’s degree in electrical engineering from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich. Correll also studied electrical engineering at the Technical University of Munich from 1998 to 2000.
He wrote his master’s thesis at the Collective Robotics Group at the California Institute of Technology.
Correll received a NSF Career Award in 2012 and was awarded Best Paper honors in 2014 and 2016. He also received a Best in Show and Best in Most Inclusive and Usable Design at the International Symposium on Wearable Computing in 2012.
He is a senior member of the IEEE and the Robotics & Automation Society.
His research focuses on smart materials that adapt their physical properties to changing requirements.