Prof. Laurent Kneip
Associate Professor

STAR Center Co-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. Sören Schwertfeger
Associate Professor

STAR Center Co-Director
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

Prof. Dengji Zhao
Associate Professor

STAR Center Co-Director
Director ShanghaiTech Multi-Agent Systems Research Team (SMART)

Office: SIST 1A-304.E
Lab: SIST 1A-301

Research Interests:

  • Multi-Agent Systems
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Game Theory

Prof. Jie Lu
Associate 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

Prof. Song Liu
Assistant Professor

Director of Advanced Micro-Nano Robot Lab

Office: SIST 1D-201.D
Lab: SIST 1D-208.B

Research Interests:

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

Prof. Jiahao Chen
Assistant Professor

Director of Motor and Motion-Control Lab

Office: SIST 3-520
Lab: SIST 1D-206

Research Interests:

  • Electric machines and direct drive technology
  • Maglev system and bearingless motor
  • Robot for robot-human interaction
  • Nonlinear control system

Prof. Weibang Bai
Assistant Professor

Director of Medical and Hybrid Bionic Evolutionary Robotics Lab (MAYBE RoboLab)

Office: SIST 1D-301.D
Lab: SIST 1D-306

Research Interests:

  • Medical Robotics
  • Robotic Design Optimization and Intelligent Control
  • Artificial Intelligence and AI for Robotics
  • Robotic Dexterous Manipulation and Teleoperation
  • Augmented and Hybrid Bionic Robotics
  • Evolutionary Robotics

Prof. Chenxi Xiao
Assistant Professor

Director of Robot Interaction and Manipulation Lab

Office: SIST 1D-301.A
Lab: SIST 1D-303

Research Interests:

  • Robot tactile sensing, object manipulation
  • Motion planning and control
  • Teleoperation and human-robot interaction

Prof. Yujiao Shi
Assistant Professor

Director of Spatial AI Lab

Office: SIST 1C-303.C
Lab: SIST 1C-305

Research Interests:

  • Robot Localization
  • Scene perception and generation
  • Human-machine interaction

Prof. Xavier Lagorce
Assistant Professor

Director of Neuromorphic Sensing and Computing Lab

Office: SIST 1D-301.B
Lab: SIST 1D-3XX

Research Interests:

  • Event-based cameras and Algorithms
  • Neuromorphic Engineering
  • Neuromorphic Computing
  • Robotics, Navigation, Smart-cities, Visible Light Communication

Prof. Yajun Ha
Full Professor
Adjunct Professor of STAR Center

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

Prof. Yuexin Ma
Assistant Professor

Adjunct Professor of STAR Center

Office: 1C-403E
Lab: 1C-315

Research Interests:

  • Computer Vision
  • 3D Perception
  • Artificial Intelligence

Prof. Xiaopei Liu
Associate Professor

Adjunct Professor of STAR Center

Office: SIST 2-202J
Lab: 1D-201

Research Interests:

  • Mesoscopic Computational Fluid Dynamics
  • Computer Graphics
  • Rendering/Visualization
  • Machine Learning
  • High-Performance Computing
  • Unmanned Aerial Vehicles