Yuri Hudak grew up on a small produce farm amongst the beautiful rolling hills of Vermont. He received a Bachelor of Science degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Vermont, a Master of Science degree in M.E. from the University of Washington, where he focused on biomechanics and medical device development, and is currently working on his doctorate at TU Eindhoven in the Netherlands. 


Yuri is a lifelong skier and soccer player, and enjoys making and eating almost any kind of food. He is passionate about holistic innovation through sustainable robotics and systems design for a healthier and more efficient world, and is especially interested in innovating in the areas of small-scale sustainable agriculture and medicine.