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Jack Umenberger

Senior Research Fellow


Jack Umenberger is a Senior Research Fellow with the Department of Engineering Science and the ZERO Institute for zero-carbon energy research. He joined the University of Oxford in 2023 as a departmental lecturer with the Control Group. Previously, he has held postdoctoral research positions at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (2019-22) and Uppsala University, Sweden (2017-19). He received the PhD from the University of Sydney in 2018 for his work on data-driven modeling of dynamical systems. His current research interests lie at the intersection of control theory, optimisation, and machine learning, with applications to energy systems, robotics, and automation.

Research Interests

Jack's research interests centre around optimisation and control of dynamical systems, with a particular focus on data-driven approaches.

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