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Director (the so-called boss!)

Elmer G. Gilbert Distinguished University Professor
Jerry W. and Carol L. Levin Professor of Engineering
 
Director of Robotics

The activity at Michigan in control systems is very interdisciplinary and moves easily across traditional departmental boundaries. We maintain a very active College of Engineering Control Seminar SeriesAdditional EECS Control Lab information is available here. For more fun stuff, see the EECS YouTube Home Page

Office: 1301 Beal Ave. (3215 EECS Bldg.), Ann Arbor, MI 48109 
Tel: (734) 763-3598
Fax: (734) 763-8041 
Email: grizzle{at}umich.edu

Our secret sauce - Post Doc

William Clark

Post Doc

My thesis project, under Prof. Anthony Bloch and Prof. Jessy Grizzle, is on nonholonomic and hybrid mechanical systems with applications to walking robotics. I am additionally involved in a research project with Dr. Maani Ghaffari dealing with robotic perception.

Email: wiclark{at}umich.edu

Our Tight-Knit Group of Students

Omar Harib

PhD Student

Omar Harib is a Ph.D. candidate in Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. He double-majored and earned bachelor's degrees in both Mechanical Engineering and Computer Engineering at the American University of Sharjah, UAE. His current research interests are in control theory and experimentation focusing on bipedal robot locomotion.

Email: oharib{at}umich.edu

Yukai Gong

PhD Student

I am a Ph.D. student at the University of Michigan. My interests include dynamics, controls, and biped locomotion.

Email: ykgong{at}umich.edu

Eva Mungai

PhD Student

M. Eva Mungai received her bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in 2017. She is currently pursuing her Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. Her current research interests include control theory and experiments for bipedal locomotion and the tasks of standing and sitting for bipedal robots.

 

Email: mungam{at}umich.edu

PhD Student

Bruce JK Huang a Ph.D. student in Robotics at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. He has done research and project in a wide variety of areas such as deep learning for autonomous vehicles on perception, Simultaneous Localization and Mapping (SLAM) and motion planning for small autonomous vehicles,  3D reconstruction, etc. Now he is working on Cassie Blue to help her be able to see and explore our beautiful world.

More information please visit his personal website: www.BruceRobot.com

 

 

Email: bjhuang{at}umich.edu

Grant A. Gibson

PhD Student

Grant Gibson is a Ph.D. student in the Robotics program at the University of Michigan. He received his Bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Virginia. His current research interests include legged locomotion, nonlinear dynamics, and controls.

Email: grantgib​{at}umich.edu

Oluwami Dosunmu-Ogunbi

PhD Student

Oluwami (Wami) is a Ph.D. student in the Robotics program at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. She received her Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign and her Master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. Her current research interests include controls with applications in bipedal locomotion.

Email: wami{at}umich.edu

We Love Collaborating!

Lu Gan

PhD Student

Lu Gan is a Ph.D. candidate in Michigan Robotics, working with Professor Ryan Eustice and Professor Jessy Grizzle on robotic perception. She received her B.S. degree from University of Electronic Science and Technology of China, and M.S. degree from Beihang University, China. Her research interests include computer vision and machine learning. Specifically, She focuses on semantic simultaneous localization and mapping for legged and mobile robots.

Email: ganlu{at}umich.edu

Ray Zhang

PhD Student

Ray Zhang is a Ph.D. student in Robotics at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. He received his Master's degrees in Mathematics as well as Electrical and Computer Engineering at University of Michigan in 2018. His current research interests are in State Estimation and Mapping (SLAM) for bipedal robots.

Email: rzh{at}umich.edu

Tzu-Yuan (Justin) Lin

PhD Student

Tzu-Yuan (Justin) is a PhD student in the Robotics program at the University of Michigan. He received his Master’s degree in Robotics from the University of Michigan and his Bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from National Taiwan University. His current research interests include 3D geometric and semantic understanding, localization and mapping, and computer vision. 

Email: tzuyuan{at}umich.edu

Personal Website: https://tzuyuan.github.io/

Chien Erh (Cynthia) Lin

PhD Student

Chien Erh (Cynthia) Lin is a PhD student in the Robotics program at the University of Michigan. She received her Master’s degree in Robotics from University of Michigan and her Bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from National Taiwan University. Her current research interests include point cloud registration, SLAM, and perception for robotics.

Email: chienerh{at}umich.edu

Personal website: https://chienerh.github.io/

Visiting Students

PhD Student

I am a PhD student in Civil and Environmental Engineering at Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST).
I received Master's degree in Electrical Engineering from Korea University. My current research interest includes Simultaneous Localization and Mapping (SLAM) using vision and machine learning techniques.

Email: youngjikim{at}kaist.ac.kr

Master's Students

Kaustav Chakraborty

Master's Student

Kaustav graduated with a Master's Degree in Robotics from the University of Michigan in 2020, and a Bachelor's in Technology in Mechanical Engineering in 2018 from VIT University. His research lies in the interaction of robots and their environment to help them perceive and autonomously navigate through unstructured terrains. At the Biped Lab, he had worked on object detection and pose estimation using deep learning on LiDARs as a part of the perception team. He will be joining the University of Southern California for his Ph.D. in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Fall 2020.

Email:  vatsuak{at}umich.edu

website: vatbot.webnode.com

Chenxi Feng 

Master's Student

Chenxi Feng is a master's student at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. He is currently working on the perception system of Cassie Blue. His research interests include Simultaneous Localization and Mapping (SLAM) and motion planning.

Email: chenxif{at}umich.edu

Madhav Achar

Master's Student

Madhav Achar graduated with a Master’s degree in Robotics from the University of Michigan in 2020. His technical interests include working with people across all levels of the stack (perception, planning, and control) to design and implement robotic systems. He works at Quantum Signal AI as a robotics engineer.

Email: achar{at}umich.edu

Master's Student

Xu Shang is a Master's student in Mechanical Engineering at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. He received his Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China. His current research interests include controls and comparison between Simulation & Experiments for bipedal locomotion.

Email: shangxu{at}umich.edu

Isabel Taylor

Master's Student

Isabel is a master's student in Electrical and Computer Engineering and she graduated in 2019 with a B.S.E. in Electrical Engineering both at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. Her current research interests include control theory, mapping, and image processing algorithms.

Email: igtaylor{at}umich.edu

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