Research Interests


  • Mobile Robotics
  • Industrial Robotics
  • Robot Locomotion
  • Human-robot Interaction

Computer Vision

  • Automated Science
  • Industrial Automation

Current Research Group

  • Duane Jacques (Ph.D. student):
    Visual-Servo Based Assistive Device for the Visually Impaired

  • Raymond Francis (Ph.D. student):
    Computer Vision Applications for Automating Planetary Science

  • Matt Cross (Ph.D. student):
    Teleoperation and Human-Robot Interaction for Lunar Rovers

  • Kayvan Mahmoodifar (Ph.D. student):
    Optimal Control Algorithms for Center-Articulated Rovers

  • AliReza Masoudian (M.Sc. student):
    Computer Vision in Mushroom Harvesting

  • Justin Szoke-Sieswerda (M.Sc. student):
    Automated Object Recognition for Municipal Waste Collection

  • Brandon Castellano (M.Sc. student):
    Hardware Acceleration of Image Processing Operations in FPGA