Ben Ebersole completed his undergraduate studies in Mechanical Engineering at Colorado State University and joined the NRG team in Spring of 2014. His research is part of a collaborative effort to develop a mobile manipulator system which can survey, place, and retrieve items within a specified hazardous environment, with a particular focus on the autonomous navigation of its vehicular base. He has graduated from the program December 2016 with an M.S. in Mechanical Engineering in the Nuclear & Radiation Engineering program. Currently works at Los Alamos National Labs.