Ivar has been a lifelong participant in academic research labs and startup companies. After completing his Ph.D. in Advanced Robotics at the Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia, Ivar founded Octopus Robotics to pursue his passion of making research robotics technologies available to a wider group of creative people.
Intern / BSME
Chock-wearing master of the stonehenge lathe, a cnc lathe so primitive that it predates metalworking.
Intern / BSEE, JD
“Anybody have a question? Wait, let me rephrase: Anybody have a question besides Dave?”
Intern / ME, EE
Basement-dwelling minion who first cranked the Enigma Machine…just don’t get into a soldering competition with him.
Intern / EE
Gold Medal Winner for Most Linux Distributions Taste-Tested in One Weekend by a New Linux Enthusiast.