Andrew Lycas.
Principal Robotics Engineer.

Andrew has a lifelong passion for robotics that started early with Legos and US FIRST competitions through to his Bachelors degree in Computer Science from the University of Illinois and a Masters degree in Robotics Systems Development from Carnegie Mellon University.  He brings to the team his background in the entire software life cycle as a developer and a team leader in a variety of robotics industries. Andrew's past work experience includes robotics software for NASA and John Deere, with the previous 6 years before Tortuga with Torc Robotics working on autonomous vehicles for both on and off road applications. 

Andrew is also a half decent home chef and brewer, mediocre pub trivia teammate, and hockey fan.  When not in the office, he is usually caving, climbing, skiing, or backpacking… really just anything outside. 

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