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Richard M. Murray

Thomas E. and Doris Everhart Professor of
Control & Dynamical Systems and Bioengineering

California Institute of Technology

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Group Schedule

Feedback Systems

Molecular Programming Project

Recent Publications

RMM Preprint Archive
Caltech theses
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My group's research is in the application of feedback and control to networked systems, with applications in biology and autonomy. Current projects include novel control system architectures, biomolecular feedback systems and networked control systems (research overview). Template:Active projects [Archive]


Andrea Censi (CDS)
Emzo de los Santos* (BE)
Marcella Gomez (ME)
Shuo Han (EE)
Victoria Hsiao° (BE)
Vanessa Jonsson (CDS)
Chris Kempes+ (MIT)
Jongmin Kim (BE)
Jun Liu (CDS)
Scott Livingston (CDS)
Joe Meyerowitz* (BMB)
Paul Nguyen† (BE)
Necmiye Özay (CDS)
Dominic Rizzo (ME)
Shaunak Sen (CDS)
Dan Siegal-Gaskins (BE)
Qi Song (BJU)
Zachary Sun° (MD/PhD)
Nicole Thadani† (BE)
Anu Thubagere (BE)
Ufuk Topcu (CDS)
Pete Trautman (CDS)
Stephanie Tsuei† (ME)
Floris van Breugel* (CDS)
Ophelia Venturelli (BMB)
Eric Wolff (CDS)
Mumu Xu (ME)
Enoch Yeung (CDS)

* co-advised students + visiting researchers ° rotation students † undergraduates

Former graduate students:

  • Dionysios Barmpoutis - Ph.D. in Computation and Neural Systems, December 2011 (thesis)
  • Elisa Franco - Ph.D in Control and Dynamical Systems, June 2011 (thesis)
  • Sawyer Fuller - Ph.D. in Bioengineering, June 2011 (thesis)
  • Javad Lavaei* - Ph.D. in Control and Dynamical Systems, May 2011 (thesis)
  • Nok Wongpiromsarn - Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering, May 2010 (thesis)
Robert Behnken (thesis)
Julia Badger (Braman) (thesis)
Francesco Bullo (thesis)
Robert Bodenheimer*
John Carson (thesis)
Tim Chung*
Lars Cremean (thesis)
Raff D'Andrea*
Samantha (Feakins) Daly#
Domitilla Del Vecchio (thesis)
Mary Dunlop (thesis)
William Dunbar (thesis)
Michael Epstein (thesis)
Alex Fax (thesis)
Melvin Flores (thesis)
Jimmy Fung (thesis)
Martha Grover (Gallivan) (thesis)
Vijay Gupta (thesis)
Sonja Glavaski*
Adam Hayes*
Sean Humbert (thesis)
Zhipu Jin (thesis)
Scott Kelly (thesis)
Dmitriy Kogan#
Andrew Lewis (thesis)
Robert M'Closkey (thesis)
Mark Milam (thesis)
Michiel van Nieuwstadt (thesis)
Muruhan Rathinam (thesis)
Clancy Rowley*
Ben Shapiro (thesis)
Ling Shi (thesis)
Demetri Spanos (thesis)
Sudipto Sur (thesis)
Amber Thweatt#
Jorge Tierno*
Abhishek Tiwari (thesis)
David van Gogh#
Tony Vanelli# (thesis)
Yong Wang (thesis)
Steve Waydo* (thesis)
Simon Yeung (thesis)

# Masters or Engineers degree    * Co-advised student

Former postdocs:

  • Noel du Toit (2011) - CDS Postdoctoral Fellow
  • Andrew Straw* (2010) - Senior Research Fellow in CNS
Raktim Bhattacharya (2002-04)
Brianno Coller (1995-97)
Tamer Inanc (2002-04)
Eric Klavins* (2001-03)
Feng-Li Lian (2001-02)
Kristi Morgansen (1999-2001)
Pascal Morin (1996-97)
Yasamin Mostofi (2004-06)
Reza Olfati-Saber (2001-04)
Yizhar Or (2007-09)
Nicolas Petit (2001-02)
Henrik Sandberg (2005-07)
B. N. Shashikanth* (1998-2000)
Willem Sluis (1994-96)
Herbert Streumper (1997-99)

Additional group alumni:   SURF    Senior thesis    Visitors


The list below is the courses that I have taught at Caltech (or at least most of them). The course links will take you to the (current) course homepage, where you can find the syllabus, handouts, and homework sets. The links for specific terms take you to the course homepage for that term. Links to older courses are available on a separate page.


Mailing Address

Richard M. Murray
Control and Dynamical Systems 107-81
California Institute of Technology
1200 E. California Blvd
Pasadena, CA 91125 USA

Contact information

Office: 109 Steele, (626) 395-6460
Asst: Anissa Scott, x4140
Labs: 12 Steele, 040 Keck, 4 Keck

Other links

Engineering and Applied Science
Computing and Mathematical Sciences

Control and Dynamical Systems