PCruzDr. Patricio J. Cruz 
Research Assistance Professor
Ph.D., ECE 
Patricio's research focuses on  load transportation using aerial robots, cooperative control of networked multi-agent systems, modeling and control of hybrid systems, and optimization theory.

Dr. Jonathan West 
Ph.D., ECE
Grand Canyon University, Phoenix, AZ
Jonathan's interests include robot exploration and mapping. 

Ph.D. Students

Nicola Bezzo
Ph.D., ECE
Assistant Prof., University of Virginia Nicola's interests include cyber-physical systems and robotics.

Jaime Gonzalez-Sierra
Ph.D., ECE
Visiting Scholar

Jose M. Luna
Ph.D., ECE
Post-doc at U Pennsylvania, GRASP Lab 
Jose's interests include computing systems and robotics.

Domagoj Tolic
Ph.D., ECE
Assistant Prof., University of Dubrovnik, Croatia 
Domagoj's interests include nonlinear control and event-triggered systems.

Andres Cortezandres cortez
Ph.D., ME
Los Alamos National Labs Andres's interests include coordination of heterogeneous sensor networks.

Fei Liu
Ph.D., ECE
Visiting Scholar 
Fei's interests include mobile robot coordination.

Ivana Palunkoivana palunko
Ph.D., ECE
Assistant Prof., University of Dubrovnik, Croatia 
Ivana's interests include aerial robotics and agile aerial transportation.

Master's Students

Mike Anderson
Sandia National Labs
Mike's interests include virtual environments, embedded systems, and robotics.

Tairen Chen
Grad Student, ECE
Tairen's interests include mobile robots and power systems.

Dan Galarowicz
Dan's interests include computer vision and robotics.

Maria Khater
Maria's interests include hybrid control systems and robotics.

Dorca Lee
Grad Student, ECE
Dorca's interests include swarms and complex systems.

Wil Neeley
Wil's interests include aerial robotics, control and navigation.

1st Lt. Jean-Elie Pierre
Jean's interests include computer vision and robotics.

luis valbuenaLuis Valbuena
Grad Student, ME
Luis's interests include multi-vehicle coordination.

Titus Appel
Sandia National Labs 
Titus's interests include reinforcement learning and robotics.

Rafa Figueroa
Rafa's interests include robotics and hybrid systems.

DSCN1088Christoph Hintz 
Ph.D., ECE 
Christoph's research focuses on unmanned aerial systems as well as heterogeneous systems.


Joseph Kloeppel 
Msc., ECE 
Joseph's research interests include multi-robot coordination, exploration, and mapping. He has experience in Analog/Digital electronic design and is currently developing an optical communication system.

Steven Maurice  
Msc., ECE 
Steven's research focuses on application of neural networks for robot learning algorithms.

Luan Nguyen
Msc., ECE  
Luan is currently working on developing algorithms, simulations for a small quadrotor that can maneuver through a loop in 1D, 2D, and 3D. The flight style of this quadrotor will be autonomous.

Jasmin Regalado
Msc., ME 
Jasmin is working on designing ground robots. Her primary research interests are in robotics and she is specializing in Controls within the Mechanical Engineering Department.

Corbin Wilhelmi
MSc., ECE 
Works in Naval Research.


Undergraduate Students

Jose Avalos
Exchange Student from Peru 
Jose's research focuses on robot object placement and recognition using inverse kinematics and image processing.

Greg Brunson
B.S., ECE 
Greg's research interests are control systems and robotics.

Romie Joyce
Romie's interests include brain-machine interfaces and control systems.

Jaylene Martinez
B.S., ME
McNair Fellowship Program
Jaylene's research interests include networks and control systems.

20160310_170634Desmond Awungayi
B.S., ECE 
Desmond's research interests focus on developing and implementing Algorithms in Python on robots. He uses the ROS interface to work on Baxter Research Robots.

George Gorospe
B.S., ME
George's interests include mobile robots.

Rebecca Kreitinger
B.S., ECE 
Rebecca's interests focus on robotic outreach and observational learning.

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