spring 2024

March 29, 2024
From Sea to Space: Machine Learning for Robot Perception in the Wild
Dr. Katherine (Katie) Skinner, University of Michigan

March 15, 2024
Robots in Industry: Machining Challenge
Dr. L. Taner Tunc, University of North Carolina at Charlotte

February 16, 2024
Heterogeneity and Collaboration in Multi-Robot Systems
Dr. Ramviyas Nattanmai Parasuraman, University of Georgia

February 2, 2024
Optimal Privacy-aware Dynamic Estimation
Dr. Ehsan Nekouei, City University of Hong Kong

January 19, 2024
Towards General Robot Intelligence
Dr. Sai Vemprala, Scaled Foundations

Fall 2023

December 1, 2023
Towards Actionable, Composable, and Controllable Sensor Simulators
Dr. Wei-Chiu Ma, Allen Institute for AI/University of Washington

November 17, 2023
Motion in the Ocean – Revolutionizing Marine Hydrokinetic Energy Harvesting Through the Optimal Periodic Motion Control of Underwater Kites
Dr. Chris Vermillion, University of Michigan

November 3, 2023
On-Manifold Dynamics Formulation and State and Parameter Estimation of Space Vehicles
Dr. Morad Nazari, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

October 20, 2023
From Mystery to Mastery: Tiny Robot Autonomy using the Manifestation of the Unknown
Dr. Nitin Sanket, Worcester Polytechnic Institute

October 6, 2023
Toward Supervised Autonomy
Dr. Erion Plaku, George Mason University

September 22, 2023
Verifiable Control of Learning-Enabled Autonomous Systems
Dr. Lars Lindemann, University of Southern California

September 8, 2023
Data-Driven Identification and Control of Autonomous Systems with Guaranteed Performance
Dr. Debdipta Goswami, The Ohio State University

Spring 2023

April 14, 2023
Non-standard Path/Motion Planning Problems at the Intersection of Path and Motion Planning, Information Theory, and Control
Dr. Michael Otte, University of Maryland College Park

April 14, 2023
Large Scale Multi Agent Path Finding
Dr. Jiaoyang Li, Carnegie Mellon University

March 24, 2023
From Pixels to Robots: Recipes for Vision-Enabled Robot Learning
Dr. Srijan Das, University of North Carolina at Charlotte

March 10, 2023
Performance-Oriented Model Learning and Auto-Tuning of Arbitrary Controllers via Bayesian Optimization
Dr. Ali Mesbah, University of California at Berkeley

February 24, 2023
Routing Problems in Robotics
Dr. Saurav Agarwal, University of Pennsylvania

February 10, 2023
Safe Learning and Control: An ℒ1 Adaptive Control Approach
Dr. Sheng Cheng, University of Illinois Urbana–Champaign

January 27, 2023
Control Synthesis based on Temporal Logic Trees with Application to Shared Autonomy
Dr. Yulong Gao, University of Oxford

Fall 2022

December 2, 2022
Planning Visual Inspection Tours for a 3D Dubins Airplane Model in an Urban Environment
Collin Hague, UNC Charlotte

November 18, 2022
Resilient and Risk-Aware Multi-Robot Coordination
Dr. Lifeng Zhou, Drexel University

November 4, 2022
Realizing Energy-Efficient and Safe Autonomy for Vehicular Systems
Dr. Baisravan HomChaudhuri, Illinois Institute of Technology.

October 7, 2022
Efficient Sensor Placement using Sparse Gaussian Processes in Continuous and Discrete Environments
Mr. Kalvik Jakkala, UNC Charlotte

September 23, 2022
Resilient and Scalable Decision Making Architectures for Heterogeneous Multi-Robot Systems
Dr. Siddharth Mayya, Amazon Robotics

September 9, 2022
Generalized Heuristic Search Algorithms with Applications to Motion Planning and Multi-Agent Path Finding
Dr. Jaein Lim, Aerospace Engineering, Georgia Tech

August 26, 2022
Towards Safe and Resilient Autonomy in Multi-Robot Systems under Uncertainty
Dr. Wenhao Luo, Computer Science, UNC Charlotte

Spring 2022

April 29, 2022
3D Pose Representations, the Lie Group SE(3) and Applications
Dr. Andrew Willis, Electrical and Computer Engineering Department, UNCC [Sildes]

April 15, 2022
Designing Traffic Management Strategies for a Heterogeneous Traffic Network
Mr. Pouria Karimi, Mechanical Engineering and Engineering Science Department, UNCC [Sildes]

April 1, 2022
Ensuring Tolerances for Trajectory Tracking of Non Holonomic Robots under Disturbance and Measurement Delay
Mr. Frank Lawless, Electrical and Computer Engineering Department, UNCC [Sildes]

March 18, 2022
Probabilistic Gas Leak Rate Estimation using Submodular Function Maximization with Routing Constraints
Mr. Kalvik Jakkala, Computer Science Department, UNCC [Slides]

March 04, 2022
Extensions of Dubins Path Planning
Dr. Artur Wolek, Mechanical Engineering and Engineering Science Department, UNCC [Slides]

Feb. 18, 2022
Heterogeneous, Multi-Agent, Autonomous Sensing of Spatial Processes
Mr. Michael Brancato, Mechanical Engineering and Engineering Science Department, UNCC [Slides]

Feb. 05, 2022
Learning and Leveraging Conventions in the Design of an Adaptive Haptic Shared Control for Steering a Semi-Automated Vehicle
Dr. Amirhossein Ghasemi, Mechanical Engineering and Engineering Science Department, UNCC [Slides]

Jan. 21, 2022
Introduction: Controls & Robotics Seminar @ UNCC
Dr. Dipankar Maity, Electrical and Computer Engineering Department, UNCC [Slides]

contact us

For more details on this seminar series, please reach out to us at “ControlsAndRobotics-group [at] uncc [dot] edu”