Since 2019

Designed & Built Robots for research;
Initiated and maintained academic-industry-community relations;
Managed robotics research laboratories - MARS, CRL and CLAIR.
2017-2018 Research Assistant Member of Prof. Alfred M. Bruckstein’s research group, focused on Swarm Robotics.
2012-2013 Software Engineer Participated in Robil, the Israeli entrant to the DARPA Robotics Challenge, as software specialist in the Dynamic Locomotion team led by Prof. Miriam Zacksenhouse.


2015 - 2017
Co - Founder & CTO
Led all technological aspects of the company, including technological roadmap & vision, research & development.
Responsible for the design, implementation and deployment of the product from the idea stage, including system architecture, underlying algorithms, user interface, cloud platform, etc.
Managed the development team (in-house and out-source) & active management member.
Elbit Land Systems

2008 - 2012
Software Engineer
R&D, including the software design of the reactive path planning module for the Guardium unmanned ground vehicle (UGV).
Led the module’s design, implementation and integration with other modules from drawing board to deployment in the field.
Implemented various mechanisms for the Overhead Remote Control Weapon Station (ORCWS) family of products.


2022 Ph.D. The Henry & Marilyn Taub Faculty of Computer Science
2017 M.Sc. Technion Autonomous Systems Program
2009 B.Sc. Technion Electrical & Computer Engineering


Journal Papers

  • David Dovrat, Twinkle Tripathy, and Alfred M. Bruckstein, "On tracking and capture in proportional-control bearing-only unicycle pursuit", IEEE Control Systems Letters, vol. 6, pp. 2132–2137, 2022.
  • David Dovrat and Alfred M. Bruckstein, "Antalate - a multi-agent autonomy framework", Frontiers in Robotics and AI, vol. 8, Aug. 2021.
  • David Dovrat and Alfred M. Bruckstein, "On gathering and control of unicycle a(ge)nts with crude sensing capabilities", IEEE Intelligent Systems, vol. 32, no. 6, pp. 40–46, Nov./Dec. 2017.

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In the Media

  • 21.2.2023, Colbo News:

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