Max Roberts is an applied physicist specializing in experimental plasma physics, the development of plasma diagnostics, small spacecraft, and general laboratory automation. He is also interested in robotics, including navigation, mapping, and machine vision.

After receiving his PhD from Columbia University, he joined the Lynch Rocket Laboratory at Dartmouth College to help develop a multipoint measurement system for the ISINGLASS sounding rocket mission, which successfully launched March 2017.

Max is currently a research associate at Dartmouth College and a visiting scholar at Columbia University. When he’s not at his computer he’s at the skatepark riding BMX.