Born and raised around the capitol of Iceland, Reykjavik. Graduated summa cum laude with a BS degree from the EECS department of the University of Iceland with a focus on embedded electronic systems and control theory. Siggi holds an MS from MIT Media Lab where he focused on the design and evaluation of a robotic telepresence avatar as well as intuitive methods of control for such a robot.
Siggi is currently pursuing a PhD degree with the Personal Robots Group.

Some of Siggi’s projects can be viewed on his personal website:
http://siggiorn.com
Sigurður Örn
Ph.D student in MAS
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