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 Research

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

Bill Smart
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

Houssam Abbas
Assistant Professor, EECS
Ph.D., Electrical Engineering, Arizona State University

Verification, testing, and reliability of software/hardware systems

Ravi Balasubramanian
Associate 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

Joe Davidson
Assistant Professor, MIME
Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, Washington State University

Agricultural robotics, robotic manipulation, multi-functional materials

Patrick Donelly

Patrick Donnelly
Assistant Professor, EECS
Ph.D., Computer Science, Montana State University

Deep learning from non-speech audio, educational data mining from audio, large imbalanced datasets, machine learning in the musical domain

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

Artificial intelligence, automated planning/control

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

Machine learning, data mining

Naomi T. Fitter
Assistant Professor, MIME
Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering and Applied Mechanics, University of Pennsylvania

Haptics, socially assistive robotics, robots in the arts

Xiao Fu

Xiao Fu
Assistant Professor, EECS
Ph.D., Electronic Engineering, The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Topic modeling, large-scale structured matrix/tensor factorization algorithms, multiview analysis, canonical correlation analysis, hyperspectral imaging

Cindy Grimm
Associate Professor, MIME
Director, Robotics Interdisciplinary Graduate Program
Ph.D., Computer Science, Brown University

Computer graphics, human-computer interaction

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

Geometric mechanics, locomotion, snake robots

David Hendrix

David Hendrix
Associate Professor, EECS and Biochemistry/Biophysics
Ph.D., Physics, University of California, Berkeley

Motif finding, non-coding RNA structure & function analysis, apps of machine learning to computational biology, deep sequencing data analysis

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

Aerial vehicles, marine robotics, motion planning, robot learning

Sanghyun Hong
Assistant Professor, EECS
Ph.D., Computer Science, University of Maryland, College Park

Security, privacy, machine 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

Rebecca Hutchinson

Rebecca Hutchinson
Assistant Professor, EECS and Fisheries & Wildlife
Ph.D., Computer Science, Carnegie Mellon University

Latent variable models, semi-parametric methods, network analysis, model evaluation strategies, with applications in ecology

Matt Johnston

Matthew Johnston
Associate Professor, EECS
Ph.D., Electrical 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

Stefan Lee
Assistant Professor, EECS
Ph.D., Computer Science, Indiana University

Computer vision, natural language processing, machine learning

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

Computer vision, machine learning, object recognition, scene understanding

Karthika Mohan
Assistant Professor, EECS
Ph.D., Computer Science (Artificial Intelligence), University of California, Los Angeles

Causal inference, graphical models, AI safety

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

Adaptive sensing/sampling, manifold learning

Stephen Ramsey
Associate Professor
Ph.D., Physics, University of Maryland

Machine learning, computational systems biology, bioinformatics, integrative computational methods to map gene regulatory networks

Sandhya Saisubramanian
Assistant Professor, EECS
Ph.D., Computer Science, University of Massachusetts Amherst

Automated planning, reinforcement learning, safe and reliable AI

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

Arash Termehchy

Arash Termehchy
Associate Professor, EECS
Ph.D, Computer Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Database systems, large-scale and usable data analytics, human-aware databases, heterogeneous data exploration and analytics

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

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

Kiri Wagstaff
Associate Research Professor, EECS
Ph.D., Computer Science, Cornell University

Machine learning, interpretable models, novelty detection, science applications

Huazheng Wang
Assistant Professor, EECS
Ph.D., Computer Science, University of Virginia

Machine learning, reinforcement learning, information retrieval, data mining

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

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

 

Affiliated Faculty

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

Mechanical design, computational geometry

 

Lizhong Chen
Associate Professor, EECS
Ph.D., Computer Engineering, University of Southern California

CPU and GPU architecture, high-performance computing systems, data centers, interconnection networks

Edward P. Dever
Professor, CEOAS
Ph.D., Oceanography, MIT and Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

Cross-shelf exchange processes, the analysis and prediction of Lagrangian transport, air-sea interaction

Konstantinos Goulas
Assistant Professor, CBEE
Ph.D., Chemical Engineering, University of California Berkeley

Catalytic microcombustors, miniature power devices

Burke Hales
Professor, CEOAS
Ph.D., Chemical Oceanography, University of Washington

Coastal ocean carbon cycles, ocean acidification monitoring and experimentation, measurement and experimental manipulation technology

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

Optimization, decision-based design, uncertainty quantification

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

Nonlinear and adaptive signal processing

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

Physics of ocean mixing

Camille Palmer
Associate Professor, Nuclear Science and Engineering
Ph.D., Nuclear and Radiological Engineering, University of Cincinnati

Nuclear security, international safeguards verification, radiation transport

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

Machine design, computational and experimental mechanics

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

Manufacturing, joining and deposition, precision bonding for microsystem packaging

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

Modeling, analysis and performance evaluation of information systems

Clare Reimers
Professor, CEOAS
Ph.D., Ocean Ecology and Biogeochemistry, Oregon State University

Benthic biogeochemical exchange dynamics on the Oregon shelf, aquatic eddy covariance methods, microbial fuel cells and energy harvesting from redox potential gradients at the seafloor

Bryson Robertson
Associate Professor, Civil and Construction Engineering
Director, Pacific Marine Energy Center
Ph.D., Environmental Engineering, University of Guelph

Wave, tidal and offshore wind energy resource assessments, optimizing energy harvesting technologies, and numerically integrating marine power into the electrical grid

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

Physical processes in the coastal ocean

James Sweeney
Professor and Special Assistant to the Dean
Chemical, Biological & Environmental Engineering

Neuromuscular Stimulation Systems, Biomechanics, Rehabilitation Engineering

Jason Weiss
The Miles Lowell and Margaret Watt Edwards Distinguished Chair in Engineering
Ph.D., Civil Engineering, Northwestern University

Construction, Concrete Materials, Durability, Service Life Prediction, Non-Destructive Testing

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

Geomatics, remote sensing, precision forestry, spatial statistics