Nick Pascucci is a graduate student in MIT’s Model Based Embedded Robotic Systems (MERS) lab. He earned a Bachelor’s degree in computer science from Colorado College, and worked at Google’s Cambridge office as a software engineer for five years before coming to MIT. Nick’s research focuses on architectures for robust autonomous systems, including deep sea and deep space explorers, as part of a Master of Science degree program in Space Systems Engineering through MIT’s AeroAstro department.