John Carff

Senior Research Associate

John Carff is a research associate at IHMC. He earned a bachelor’s degree in computer science in 2007 and a master’s degree in computer science in 2009, both from the University of West Florida. His research interests include user interfaces, 3D modeling and simulations, robotics, and micro air vehicles.

John started working for IHMC in 2003 and currently works in the robotics department as a software programmer working on user interfaces for controlling various robots. John was a major contributor to IHMC micro-aerial vehicle project as well as the DARPA Robotics Challenge. He was the primary operator during the DRC competition in which IHMC placed second in the world.

John builds and flies model aircraft including mutli-rotor craft in his spare time.