Dr. Jeremy Ma

Dr. Jeremy Ma

Director, Mobile Manipulation

Dr. Jeremy Ma is Director of Mobile Manipulation at Toyota Research Institute (TRI). The team’s mission is to help solve the challenges faced by an aging society. Dr. Ma has over fifteen years' experience working on a wide range of robots ranging from autonomous vehicles to 2-armed manipulators to 4-legged robots.

Prior to joining TRI, Dr. Ma held various technical positions at Apple and the NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory, where he focused on DARPA projects like Grand Challenge, Urban Challenge, ARM-S, LS3, and Robotics Challenge. 

Dr. Ma holds a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from the University of California Los Angeles, an M.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Caltech, and a Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering from Caltech.