Assoc. Professor in Computer Science
MS in Aerospace Engineering, Penn State University, 2017
MS in Computer Science, University of Colorado, Boulder, 2015
BA in Physics, University of Colorado, Boulder, 2012
BA in Mathematics, University of Colorado, Boulder, 2012
PharmD, St. Louis College of Pharmacy, 2006
Sponsor: TA / on-leave
Sponsor: NASA NSTRF
MS in Computer Science, East China Normal University, 2015
Exchange Student, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, 2010
BS in Computer Science, East China Normal University, 2012
BS in Mechanical Engineering, Texas Tech University
Sponsor: NSF CPS
BS in Electrical Engineering, NIT Surat, 2015
Sponsor: Veterans Affairs
|Sumeet Batra (CS), UROP|
|Kaixin Cui (CS)|
|Derek Wright YOU’RE@CU|
Dr. Timothy Caldwell, now at Zoox.
Dr. Dustin Reishus, now at Google.
Phd Students (graduated)
Dr. John Klingner, CS, Fall 2018, PhD Thesis: “Distributed and Decentralized Algorithms for Functional Programmable Matter“, then at Canvas Technologies.
Dr. Andy McEvoy, CS, Spring 2017, PhD Thesis: “Shape-changing robotic materials using variable stiffness elements and distributed control”, then at MDA Systems.
Dr. Halley Profita, CS, Spring 2017, PhD Thesis: “Designing Wearable Assistive Computing Devices to Support Social Acceptability and Personal Expression” (co-advised with Prof. Shaun Kane).
Dr. Anshul Kanakia, CS, Fall 2015, PhD Thesis: “Optimal Task-Assignment in Multi-Agent Systems”, then at Microsoft Research.
Dr. Erik Komendera, CS, Fall 2014, PhD Thesis: “Precise Assembly of Truss Structures by Distributed Robots“, then scientist at NASA Langley research center, now Assistant Professor at Virginia Tech.
Dr. Jaeheon Jeong, CS, Spring 2014, PhD Thesis: “A divide-and-conquer approach for Visual Odometry with minimally-overlapped multi-camera setup” (previous advisor Prof. Jane Mulligan).
Master’s Students (graduated)
Rebecca Cox, Spring 2017, ECE, MS Thesis: “Multimodal Perception using Embedded Proximity and Force Sensors for Robotic Grasping”, now at Sandia National Labs.
John Lammie, Spring 2017, CS, MS Thesis: “Gesture recognition in robotic skin with pressure and proximity information”, Sandia National Labs.
Jorge Canardo-Alasteuy, Fall 2016, ECE, MS Thesis: “An exploration of low-cost tactile sensing in robotic manipulation”, now at Canvas systems.
Daniel Zukowski, Spring 2016, CS, MS Thesis: “A mobile and cloudbased framework for plant stress detection from crowdsourced visual and infrared imagery”, now at Archetought.
Rowan Wing, Spring 2014, now at Return Path.
Akshay Mysore, Spring 2014, ECE, MS Thesis: “Spatio-temporal gesture recognition on a distributed sensing system”, now at Continental.
Ayman Omar Hammuda, CS, MS Thesis: “Face detection using single cascade of customized features discriminators” (previous advisor Prof. Jane Mulligan).
Vijeth Rai, Fall 2011, ECE, MS Thesis: “Self Assembly of Modular Robots with Finite Number of Modules Using Graph Grammars”, PhD student at the University of Washington.
Joseph Vasse (University of Bourgogne-Franche-Comte), final thesis on “Tetris on Programmable Matter”, Spring 2018.
Jean Dinet (University of Bourgogne-Franche-Comte), final thesis on “Tetris on Programmable Matter”, Spring 2018.
Branden Romero (Spring 2017), senior thesis on machine learning for robotic grasping, now PhD student at MIT.
Florian Pescher (Supelec Metz), working on Droplets, now PhD student at FEMTO-ST, CNRS, France
Lauren McIntire (AE), DLA working on smart textiles
Regina Jingwen Luo (ECE), DLA working on coordinated sound generation with the Droplets
Audrey Randall (CS), NSF REU, working on simulating chemistry with robotic swarms
Cory Morales (CS), NSF REU, working on 3D modeling
Sarah Radzihovsky (Stanford University), NSF REU working on wearable gesture interfaces
Virginia Schilling, CS, Spring 2015, DLA/NSF REU working on wearables’ manufacturing
Blake Reimer, Physics, Spring 2015, NSF REU working on fishing-line actuators.
Parker Evans, ECE, Spring 2015, NSF REU working on variable stiffness materials.
Andrew Gordon, CS, 2015, DLA/NSF REU working on programming large-scale distributed systems.
Xing Jie Zhong, ECE, 2014, DLA/NSF REU working on liquid metal sensors
Ariel Hoffman, ECE, 2014, DLA/NSF REU working on soft robotics
Samuel Beckett, CS, Summer 2013, NSF DREU working on self-assembly algorithms.
Michael Beam, ME, Spring 2013, NSF REU working on the self-organizing amorphous facade.
Britta Ulm, ME, Spring 2013, NSF REU working on soft robotics, now graduate student at CMU.
Christopher Johnson, ECE, Spring 2013, NSF REU on the Self-Organizing Amorphous Facade and Goldshirt Electronics.
Henry Horsey, ME, Olin College, Summer 2012, UROP project on designing elements of the Self-Organizing Amorphous Facade.
Daniel Sutton, CS, Spring 2012, Senior Thesis: “Object Interaction Language (OIL): An intent-based language for programming self-organized sensor/actuator networks“.
Karamjeet Khalsa, CS, Spring 2011, Senior Thesis: “Realistic Simulation of Spatial Computers and Robot Swarms”.
Brian McDonald, CS, Spring 2010, UROP project on low-level drivers for the CLAM manipulating arm, now MSE student in CU’s ECE program.
Eliza Cornell, Summer 2013, Boulder Highschool, now at Stanford University
Naren Dasan, Summer 2013/Fall 2013, Fairview Highschool, now at University of Illinois, Urbana Champaign
Sameer Parekh, Entrepreneur in Residence, 2014
Prof. Marcelo Kallmann, University of California at Merced, 2015
Prof. Ken Sugawara, Tohoku Gakuin University, Japan, 2011-2012