Jean-Claude Latombe


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Kumagai Professor Emeritus, School of Engineering, Computer Science Department

Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305-9010


Research Affiliation: Artificial Intelligence Laboratory, BioX

Office: Room 135, Gates Building

Phone: (650) 723-0350  

Fax: (650) 725-1449

Administrative contact:
Alex Sandra Pinedo
146, Gates Building 1A
Phone: (650) 721-6625
Fax: (650) 725-1449


Research Interests:
Robotics, Artificial Intelligence, Motion Planning, Computational Structural Biology, Graphic Animation

To prospective and admitted graduate students:
I no longer advise graduate and postdoctoral students.
However, I am still interested in discussing research topics with students who wish to do so.




Former Research Projects

Former Group Members (students, postdocs, and visitors)



     CS121 (Introduction to Artificial Intelligence)

CS273 (Algorithms for Structure and Motion in Biology) 

CS326A (Motion Planning)

CS99k (Digital Actors)

CS26N (Motion Planning for Robots, Digital Actors, and Other Moving Objects)


Mountaineering, Climbing, Trekking, and Travel page




Tributes to Charlie Hebdo (01/07/15):

Click here to see a collection of cartoons published in newspapers around the world.