Leadership Team

Kagan Tumer
Professor, MIME
Ph.D., Electrical and Computer Engineering, The University of Texas at Austin
CoRIS Director

Autonomous robots, multi-robot coordination, multiagent learning

Julie A. Adams
Professor, EECS
Ph.D., Computer and Information Systems, University of Pennsylvania
CoRIS Associate Director for Deployed Systems and Policy

Human-robot teaming, distributed autonomy, coalition formation and planning, swarms

Alan Fern
Professor & Assoc. Head of Research, EECS
Ph.D., Computer Engineering, Purdue University
CoRIS Associate Director for Research

Artificial intelligence, automated planning/control

Bill Smart
Associate Professor, MIME
Ph.D., Computer Science, Brown University
CoRIS Associate Director for Academics

Human-robot interaction, assistive robotics, long-term autonomy, machine learning for robotics, software architectures for robotics

 

Core Faculty

Ravi Balasubramanian
Assistant Professor, MIME
Ph.D., Robotics, Carnegie Mellon University

Robotic manipulation, robotic hands

Belinda Batten
Professor, MIME
Ph.D., Mathematical Science, Clemson University

Computational modeling, optimal and robust control, marine energy

Rakesh Bobba
Assistant Professor, EECS
Ph.D. Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Maryland at College Park

Security for distributed and networked cyber-physical infrastructures

Thomas G. Dietterich
Distinguished Professor Emeritus, EECS
Ph.D., Computer Science, Stanford University

Machine learning, intelligent systems

Xiaoli Fern
Associate Professor, EECS
Ph.D., Computer Engineering, Purdue University

Machine learning, data mining

Cindy Grimm
Associate Professor, MIME
Ph.D., Computer Science, Brown University

Computer graphics, human-computer interaction

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Ross Hatton
Assistant Professor, MIME
Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University

Geometric mechanics, locomotion, snake robots

Geoff Hollinger
Assistant Professor, MIME
Ph.D., Robotics, Carnegie Mellon University

Aerial vehicles, marine robotics, motion planning, robot learning

Liang Huang
Assistant Professor, EECS
Ph.D., Computer and Information Science, University of Pennsylvania

Natural language processing, structure machine learning

Jonathan Hurst
College of Engineering Dean's Professor, MIME
Ph.D., Robotics, Carnegie Mellon University

Legged robots, passive dynamics

Matthew Johnston
Assistant Professor, EECS
Ph.D., Eielctrical Engineering, Columbia University

Biosensor and bioelectronic platforms, massively-parallel sensing

Heather Knight
Assistant Professor, EECS
Ph.D., Robotics, Carnegie Mellon University

Human-robot interaction, minimal social robots, entertainment robots

Fuxin Li
Assistant Professor, EECS
Ph.D., Institute of Automation, Chinese Academy of Sciences

Computer vision, machine learning, object recognition, scene understanding

V. John Mathews
Professor, EECS
Ph.D., Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Iowa

Nonlinear and adaptive signal processing

Yiğit Mengüç
Assistant Professor, MIME
Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University

Bio-inspired mechanisms, soft robotics

Raviv Raich
Associate Professor, EECS
Ph.D., Electrical Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology

Adaptive sensing/sampling, manifold learning

Burak Sencer
Assistant Professor, MIME
Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, University of British Columbia

Advanced manufacturing, precision motion control, optimal trajectory generation, intelligent machining

Prasad Tadepalli
Professor, EECS
Ph.D., Computer Science, Rutgers University

Artificial intelligence, machine learning, automated planning

Sinisa Todorovich
Associate Professor, EECS
Ph.D., Electrical and Computer Eng., University of Florida

Object recognition, region / shape matching, texture, video object segmentation, stochastic image grammars

Eric Walkingshaw
Assistant Professor, EECS
Ph.D., Computer Science, Oregon State University

Language design, domain-specific languages, type systems, functional programming, and visual languages

Weng-Keen Wong
Associate Professor, EECS
Ph.D., Computer Science, Carnegie Mellon University

Machine learning, anomaly detection, human-in-the-loop learning

 

Affiliated Faculty

Roberto Albertani

Roberto Albertani
Associate Professor, MIME
Boeing Professor of Mechanical Engineering
Ph.D., Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, University of Florida

Biological flight mechanics, dynamically actuated wings (flapping, heaving, pitching, translating)

Jack Barth

Jack Barth
Professor, CEOAS
Executive Director of the Marine Studies Initiative (MSI)
Ph.D., Oceanography, MIT and Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

Coastal ocean dynamics, coastal marine ecosystems

Matt Campbell

Matt Campbell
Professor, MIME
Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University

Mechanical design, computational geometry

 

Christopher Hoyle

Christopher Hoyle
Assistant Professor, MIME
Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, Northwestern University

Optimization, decision-based design, uncertainty quantification

Jonathan Nash

Jonathan Nash
Professor, CEOAS
Ph.D., Physical Oceanography, Oregon State University

Physics of ocean mixing

John Parmigiani

John Parmigiani
Research Associate Professor, MIME
Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, University of Michigan

Machine design, computational and experimental mechanics

Brian Paul

Brian Paul
Professor, MIME
Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University

Manufacturing, joining and deposition, precision bonding for microsystem packaging

David Porter

David Porter
Associate Professor, MIME
Ph.D., Industrial Engineering, University of Pittsburgh

Modeling, analysis and performance evaluation of information systems

Kipp Shearman

Kipp Shearman
Associate Professor, CEOAS
Ph.D., Physical Oceanography, Oregon State University

Physical processes in the coastal ocean

Michael Wing

Michael Wing
Associate Professor, Forest Engineering, Resources and Management
Ph.D., Forest Resources, Oregon State University

Geomatics, remote sensing, precision forestry, spatial statistics