Research Group


Current PhD Students

Position: 
PhD Student
Graduate Field: 
Mechanical Engineering
Position: 
PhD Student
Graduate Field: 
Aerospace Engineering
Position: 
PhD Student
Graduate Field: 
Mechanical Engineering
Position: 
PhD Student
Graduate Field: 
Mechanical Engineering
Thesis Topic/Title: 
Anticipation and Planning for Autonomous Driving
Position: 
PhD Student
Graduate Field: 
Mechanical Engineering
Position: 
PhD Student
Graduate Field: 
Aerospace Engineering
Position: 
PhD Student
Graduate Field: 
Mechanical Engineering
Position: 
PhD Student
Graduate Field: 
Electrical and Computer Engineering
Position: 
PhD Student
Graduate Field: 
Electrical and Computer Engineering
Position: 
PhD Student
Graduate Field: 
Mechanical Engineering
Position: 
PhD Student
Graduate Field: 
Mechanical Engineering

Graduated PhD Students

Position: 
PhD Student
Graduate Field: 
Mechanical Engineering
Graduation: 
2016
Thesis Topic/Title: 
Online Estimation/Control of Buildings HVAC Systems; Vehicle Perception/Estimation
Current Position: 
Automatic Transmission Clutch Control/Estimation at General Motors Proving Grounds
Position: 
PhD Student
Graduate Field: 
Mechanical Engineering
Graduation: 
2015
Thesis Topic/Title: 
Robotic Perception
Current Position: 
Software Engineer with Argo AI (self-driving cars)
Past Position: 
PhD Student
Graduate Field: 
Mechanical Engineering
Graduation: 
2015
Thesis Topic/Title: 
Probabalistic Anticipation for Autonomous Robots
Current Position: 
Engineer at Tesla in their Autonomous Driving group
Past Position: 
Postdoctoral Research Associate
PhD Student
Graduate Field: 
Mechanical Engineering
Graduation: 
2014
Thesis Topic/Title: 
Qualitative Relational Mapping and Navigation for Long-term Operation
Past Position: 
PhD Student
Graduate Field: 
Mechanical Engineering
Graduation: 
2013
Thesis Topic/Title: 
Contingency Planning and Obstacle Anticipation for Autonomous Driving
Current Position: 
Engineer at Volkswaggon
Past Position: 
PhD Student
Graduate Field: 
Electrical and Computer Engineering
Graduation: 
2013
Thesis Topic/Title: 
Maximum Likelihood Fusion Models
Past Position: 
Postdoctoral Research Associate
PhD Student
Graduate Field: 
Mechanical Engineering
Graduation: 
2012
Thesis Topic/Title: 
Probabilistic Modeling and Estimation with Human Inputs in Semi-Autonomous Systems
Current Position: 
Assistant Professor, University of Colorado at Boulder
Position: 
Postdoctoral Research Associate
Past Position: 
PhD Student
Graduation: 
2011
Thesis Topic/Title: 
Cooperative Sensor Fusion Methods in Robotics
Current Position: 
President, Arzentech, Inc.
Position: 
PhD Student
Graduate Field: 
Mechanical Engineering
Graduation: 
2011
Thesis Topic/Title: 
Human-robotic interaction: command and control
Current Position: 
Research Engineer at MIT Lincoln Labs
Position: 
PhD Student
Graduate Field: 
Theoretical and Applied Mechanics
Graduation: 
2010
Thesis Topic/Title: 
Cooperative Tracking using Multiple UAVs
Current Position: 
Systems Engineer, Northrop Grumman
Position: 
PhD Student
Graduate Field: 
Mechanical Engineering
Graduation: 
2009
Thesis Topic/Title: 
Planning for Autonomous Formation Flying Control of Satellite Clusters
Current Position: 
Current: Engineer for Aero Astro, Washington DC
Position: 
PhD Student
Graduate Field: 
Electrical and Computer Engineering
Graduation: 
2008
Thesis Topic/Title: 
Scalable Decentralized Guidance, Navigation and Control Architectures for Large Spacecraft Formations
Current Position: 
Systems Engineer at Draper Labs
Position: 
Postdoctoral Research Associate
Past Position: 
PhD Student
Graduate Field: 
Mechanical Engineering
Graduation: 
2008
Thesis Topic/Title: 
Robotic Localization and Perception in Static Terrain and Dynamic Urban Environments
Current Position: 
Engineer at Coherent Technologies
Position: 
PhD Student
Graduate Field: 
Mechanical Engineering
Graduation: 
2007
Thesis Topic/Title: 
Hybrid Estimation for Control and Planning
Current Position: 
Engineer for General Motors Corp., Michigan
Position: 
PhD Student
Graduate Field: 
Mechanical Engineering
Graduation: 
2007
Thesis Topic/Title: 
Autonomous and Semi-Autonomous Control of Multi-Agent Task Allocation Systems
Current Position: 
Lecturer and Associate Director, Systems Engineering
Position: 
PhD Student
Graduate Field: 
Theoretical and Applied Mechanics
Graduation: 
2005
Thesis Topic/Title: 
Robust and Distributed Control Applications
Current Position: 
Post-Doctoral Associate at the Center for Theoretical Neuroscience, Columbia University
Position: 
PhD Student
Graduation: 
2004
Thesis Topic/Title: 
Estimation and Path Planning for Cooperative Multi-Vehicle Systems
Current Position: 
Professor at the King Mongkut's Institute of Technology, Bangkok Thailand
Position: 
Postdoctoral Research Associate
Past Position: 
PhD Student
Graduate Field: 
Mechanical Engineering
Graduation: 
2004
Thesis Topic/Title: 
Real-Time Estimation and Control of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles in Uncertain Environments
Current Position: 
Research Engineer at United Technologies Research Center, Hartford CT
Position: 
Postdoctoral Research Associate
Past Position: 
PhD Student
Graduation: 
2001
Thesis Topic/Title: 
Nonlinear Filtering and System Identification Algorithms for Complex Autonomous Systems
Current Position: 
Senior Scientist at Siemens, Redmond WA
Position: 
PhD Student
Graduate Field: 
Aeronautics and Astronautics (UW)
Graduation: 
1998
Thesis Topic/Title: 
Multi-Sensor Control for 6-Axis Active Vibration Isolation
Current Position: 
Retired Captain, US Air Force, Colorado/Oklahoma

Past Post-Doctoral Associates

Position: 
Postdoctoral Research Associate
Past Position: 
PhD Student
Graduation: 
2011
Thesis Topic/Title: 
Cooperative Sensor Fusion Methods in Robotics
Current Position: 
President, Arzentech, Inc.
Position: 
Postdoctoral Research Associate
Position: 
Postdoctoral Research Associate
Past Position: 
PhD Student
Graduate Field: 
Mechanical Engineering
Graduation: 
2008
Thesis Topic/Title: 
Robotic Localization and Perception in Static Terrain and Dynamic Urban Environments
Current Position: 
Engineer at Coherent Technologies
Position: 
Postdoctoral Research Associate
Current Position: 
Professor at the Institute of Robotics and Automatic Information System, Nankai University, Tianjin, P. R. China
Position: 
Postdoctoral Research Associate
Current Position: 
Professor at State Key Laboratory of Robotics, Shenyang Institute of Automation, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
Position: 
Postdoctoral Research Associate
Current Position: 
Research Engineering at General Motors
Position: 
Postdoctoral Research Associate
Position: 
Postdoctoral Research Associate
Research Project(s): 
Position: 
Postdoctoral Research Associate
Past Position: 
PhD Student
Graduate Field: 
Mechanical Engineering
Graduation: 
2004
Thesis Topic/Title: 
Real-Time Estimation and Control of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles in Uncertain Environments
Current Position: 
Research Engineer at United Technologies Research Center, Hartford CT
Position: 
Postdoctoral Research Associate
Past Position: 
PhD Student
Graduation: 
2001
Thesis Topic/Title: 
Nonlinear Filtering and System Identification Algorithms for Complex Autonomous Systems
Current Position: 
Senior Scientist at Siemens, Redmond WA