Ph.D. Students

RageshKumarRamachandran2014Ragesh Kumar Ramachandran

Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering (System Dynamics and Control), Arizona State University, 2012-

B.Tech., Civil Engineering, National Institute of Technology Calicut, India, 2011

Research Interests: Control systems, bio-inspired robotics, estimation and mapping using swarm of robots, digital image processing

 

KarthikElamvazhuthi

Karthik Elamvazhuthi

Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, Arizona State University, 2015-

M.S., Mechanical Engineering, Arizona State University, 2014

B. Tech, Mechatronics, Manipal Academy of Higher Education, 2011

Research Interests: Modeling and control of robot swarms using methods from infinite dimensional systems theory, mathematical biology, optimization, and fluid dynamics, to address challenges in swarm robotics such as inter-robot communication,  decentralized decision-making, target localization, and collective transport

 

HamedFarivarnejadHamed Farivarnejad

Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, Arizona State University, 2015-

M.S., Mechanical Engineering, K. N. Toosi University of Technology, 2009

B.S., Mechanical Engineering, Iran University of Science and Technology, 2006

Research Interests: Dynamics and control of multi-robot systems, cooperative robots, decentralized control of collective transport, application of robot swarms for exploration tasks

 

Shiba Biswal

Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, Arizona State University, 2015-

M.S., Mechanical Engineering, Arizona State University, 2015

B.E., Mechanical Engineering, Sardar Patel College of Engineering, Mumbai, India, 2009

Research Interests: Modeling, analysis and control of robotic swarms as stochastic hybrid dynamical systems; developing control strategies for distributed decision making

 

Zahi_Kakish

Zahi Kakish                                                                        

Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, Arizona State University, 2015-

M.S., Mechanical Engineering, The University of Akron, 2015

B.S., Mechanical Polymer Engineering, Minor in Applied Mathematics, The University of Akron, 2013

Research Interests: Swarm intelligence, machine learning, heterogeneous robot interactions

 

AniketShirsatAniket Shirsat 

Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, Arizona State University, 2016-

M.S., Mechanical Engineering, Arizona State University, 2015

B.S., Mechanical Engineering, University of Mumbai, 2010

Research Interests: Modeling and control of multi-rotor aerial vehicles, heterogeneous robotic swarms

 

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 Ruben Gameros

Ph.D., Exploration Systems Design, Arizona State University, 2016-

Research Specialist, Arizona State University, 2015-2016   

Master’s program, Aerospace Engineering, Arizona State University, 2012-2015       

B.E., Aeronautical Engineering, Arizona State University, 2012

Research Interests:  Bio-inspired engineering design, dynamics of multi-robot systems with an emphasis on aerospace applications

 

my_Lab_picAzadeh Doroudchi

Ph.D., Electrical Engineering, Arizona State University, 2017.-

M.Sc., Mechatronics Engineering, University of Tehran, 2016  

B.Sc., Electrical Engineering, Shiraz University, 2012

Research Interests:  Control Theory, System Dynamics and Modeling, Mechatronics, Robotics

 

Alumni

SeanBioPicSean Wilson, Ph.D. (2017)                                               

  • Thesis title: “Scalable Control Strategies and a Customizable Swarm Robotic Platform for Boundary Coverage and Collective Transport Tasks”

Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering (System Dynamics and Control), Arizona State University, 2012-2017

B.A., Physics and Mathematics, SUNY Geneseo, 2011

Research Interests: Development of stochastic control strategies for multi-robot systems with a focus on collective transport, analysis of the dynamics of multi-robot manipulation

 

GaneshKumarPhotoGanesh Kumar, Ph.D. (2016)  Website 

  • Thesis title: “Development and Analysis of Stochastic Boundary Coverage Strategies for Multi-Robot Systems”

Assistant Research Scientist, Arizona State University, 2016

Ph.D., Computer Science and Engineering, Arizona State University, 2010-2016

M. Tech, Computer Science and Engineering, International Institute of Information Technology, 2006                    

B. Tech, Computer Science and Engineering, University of Kerala, 2004

Research Interests: Algorithms for distributed robotics, optimization and optimal control problems in multi-robot systems, robot motion planning, software engineering for robotic systems