Mark Bedillion joined Carnegie Mellon University’s Department of Mechanical Engineering in fall 2016 as an associate teaching professor. Bedillion’s prior academic experience was as an associate professor at the South Dakota School of Mines and Technology from spring 2011 to spring 2016. His primary industrial experience comes from a seven-year career at Seagate Technology, where he worked on research and development of servo-control architectures.

Bedillion’s teaching interests include mechatronics and control systems courses at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. His research interests include distributed manipulation, control applications in data storage, control applications in manufacturing, and STEM education.

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2005 Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University

2001 MS, Mechanical Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University

1998 BS, Mechanical Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University

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