Faculty Directory
Matthew Elwin

Assistant Professor of Instruction of Mechanical Engineering

Deputy Director of the Master of Robotics Program


2145 Sheridan Road
Evanston, IL 60208-3109

847-491-5474Email Matthew Elwin


Center for Robotics and Biosystems


Mechanical Engineering


Master of Science in Robotics Program


Ph.D. in mechanical engineering, Northwestern University

M.S. in mechanical engineering, Northwestern University

B.E. with an emphasis in control systems, Dartmouth College

A.B. in engineering sciences, Dartmouth College

Research Interests

My research interests include swarm robotics, cooperative robot manipulation, robotic navigation, and mechatroncis.

Selected Publications

  • Elwin, Matthew L.; Freeman, Randy A.; Lynch, Kevin M., Distributed Environmental Monitoring with Finite Element Robots, IEEE Transactions on Robotics 36(2):380-398.

In the Classroom

Matthew teaches robotics courses, advises robotics projects, and develops curriculum for the MS in Robotics program.