K-12 STEM Outreach

Middle and high school students visiting our lab and flying DJI drone during VT Center for Enhancement of Engineering Diversity, "Imagination Camp".


Robotics: Science and Systems (RSS) Mentoring Program: Inclusion@RSS, 2020

Academic Mentoring Experiences: work(ed) with multiple gradate and undergraduate students at Virginia Tech, University of Maryland, and University of Pennsylvania
Ph.D. Students
Elijah S. Lee, University of Pennsylvania, Dec. 2021 -
Project: Project: Graph Neural Networks for Multi-Player Perimeter Defense

Austin Chen, University of Pennsylvania, Mar. 2021 -
Project: Resilient Dynamic Resource Allocation with Stackelberg Games

Vishnu Dutt Sharma, University of Maryland, Mar. 2020 -
Project 1: Risk-Aware Path Planning and Assignment with Bayesian Deep Learning
Project 2: Graph Neural Networks for Multi-Robot Submodular Action Selection

June Liu, Virginia Tech, May 2020 - Mar. 2021
Project: Distributed Resilient Submodular Maximization for Multi-Robot Action Selection

Guangyao Shi, University of Maryland, Sep. 2019 - Feb. 2021
Project 1: Resilient Team Orienteering for Multi-Robot Information Gathering
Project 2: Communication-Aware Submodular Maximization for Multi-Robot Planning

M.S./MEng Students
Gaurav Kuppa, University of Pennsylvania, Jan. 2022 -
Project: A Platform of Multi-Robot Human Tracking with Reinforcement Learning

Jiazhen Liu, University of Pennsylvania, Jan. 2022 -
Project: Decentralized Adaptive and Risk-Aware Target Tracking with Heterogeneous Sensors

Rahul Zahroof, University of Pennsylvania, Apr. 2021 -
Project: Multi-Robot Target Tracking by Exploiting Heterogeneous Information Flows

Zijian An, University of Pennsylvania, Apr. 2021 -
Project: Resilient Dynamic Resource Allocation with Stackelberg Games

Arpit Aggarwal, University of Maryland, May 2020 - Dec. 2020
Project: Multi-Robot Target Tracking with Reinforcement Learning

Undergraduate Students
Rishab Balasubramanian, IISER Bhopal, Apr. 2020 - Mar. 2021
Now, Ph.D. student at Oregon State University EECS
Project: Risk-Aware Submodular Optimization for Stochastic Traveling Salesman Problem

Jessica Zhu, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Virginia Tech, May 2018 - Aug. 2019
Now, MS student at Georgia Tech ECE
Project: Connected and Autonomous Vehicles

Program Committee

AAAI-22 Student Abstract and Poster Program, 36th AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence, 2021 - 2022
Intelligent Robotics and Multi-Agent Systems Technical Track, 37th ACM Symposium on Applied Computing (SAC 2022), 2021 - 2022

Workshop Co-organizer

Web Chair, Robotics: Science and Systems (RSS) Pioneers, 2021


Reviewed 30+ papers for journals and conferences in areas of Robotics, Algorithms, Controls, and Machine Learning, since 2016
Journals: IEEE Transactions on Robotics (T-RO), IEEE Transactions on Automation Science and Engineering (T-ASE), IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters (RA-L), Journal of Field Robotics(JFR), Robotics and Autonomous Systems (RAS), Swarm Intelligence, IEEE Transactions on Cybernetics, and Journal of The Franklin Institute
Conferences: Robotics: Science and Systems (RSS), IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), Workshop on the Algorithmic Foundations of Robotics (WAFR), American Control Conference (ACC), and International Conference on Unmanned Aircraft Systems (ICUAS)