Prof. Laurent Kneip
Associate Professor

STAR Center Director
Director Mobile Perception Lab

Office: SIST 1C-303E
Lab: SIST 1C-311

Research Interests:

  • Computer vision
  • 3D perception for mobile systems
  • Structure from motion
  • Visual localization and mapping
  • Algebraic geometry

Prof. Jie Lu
Assistant Professor

Director Lab of Decision, Optimization, and Control for Intelligent Agents (DOCIA)

Office: SIST 1D-201B

Research Interests:

  • Distributed and large-scale optimization algorithms
  • Multi-agent decision and control
  • Applications of optimization, control, and learning

Prof. Yang Wang
Assistant Professor

Director Multi-Agent & Intelligent Control (MagIC) Lab

Office: SIST 1D-201.E
Lab: SIST 1D-208.A

Research Interests:

  • Output regulation 
  • Estimation 
  • Adaptive Control 
  • Multi-Agent Systems and Applications

Prof. Boris Houska
Associate Professor

Office: SIST 1D-201.C

Research Interests:

  • Optimal Control
  • Model Predictive Control
  • Robust Optimization

Professor Song Liu
Assistant Professor

Director of Advanced Micro-Nano Robot Lab

Office: SIST 2-402.I
Lab: SIST 1D-208.B

Research Interests:

  • Robotic micro/ nano manipulation
  • Soft sensors
  • Acoustic holographics
  • Human-robot interaction

Professor Andre Rosendo
Assistant Professor

Director Living Machines Lab (LiMa Lab)

Office: SIST 1D-201.D
Lab: SIST 1D-206

Research Interests:

  • Machine learning applied to Robotics
  • Bayesian Learning, Reinforcement Learning, Deep Bayesian Learning, Neural Networks
  • Robotics
  • Legged locomotion, Wheeled locomotion, Manipulation, Soft Robotics

Professor Sören Schwertfeger
Associate Professor

Director Mobile Autonomous Robotic Systems Lab

Office: SIST 1D-201.A
Lab: SIST 1D-203

Research Interests:

  • Mobile Robotics
  • Mobile Manipulation
  • Mapping, Map Representation and Simultaneous Localization and Mapping (SLAM)
  • Robot Autonomy and Artificial Intelligence

Professor Yajun Ha
Full Professor

Director Reconfigurable and Intelligent Hardware Lab

Office: 1D-401.A
Lab: 1D-403

Research Interests:

  • FPGA architectures, tools, and applications
  • Ultra low power circuits and systems
  • Embedded system design and methodology for applications in hardware security, smart vehicles and machine learning