Taylor received his B.S. degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Utah in 2016. As an undergraduate, he developed algorithms to manipulate swarms of microrobots using magnetic fields. After graduating, Taylor received a graduate fellowship from Stanford University to study Mechanical Engineering.
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