New MRC members

New MRC members

The Maryland Robotics Center welcomes new faculty members:

Dr. Bill Regli is the sixth director of the Institute for Systems Research and a Professor in ISR and the Department of Computer Science at the University of Maryland. He holds a Ph.D. in Computer Science from the University of Maryland at College Park. In his research, Dr. Regli is highly interdisciplinary with interests and contributions span several computer science and engineering fields (artificial intelligence, solid modeling and graphics, CAD/CAM, integration science, mechanical design, and wireless networks). He became the ISR director on July 7th, 2017. More

Dr. Dinesh Manocha is a Phi Delta Theta/Mason Distinguished Professor of Computer Science at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and a Visiting Professor at the Computer Science and the Computer and Electrical Engineering Departments at the University of Maryland, College Park. Dr. Manocha received his Ph.D. in computer science at the University of California at Berkeley. His research interests include geometric and solid modeling, interactive computer graphics, and robotics. He joined MRC on May 1st, 2018. More

Dr. Yasser Shoukry is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at University of Maryland, College Park. He received his Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from the University of California, Los Angeles where he was affiliated with both the Cyber-Physical Systems Lab as well as the Networked and Embedded Systems Lab. Dr. Shoukry's research interests include design and implementation of resilient cyber-physical systems by drawing on tools from embedded systems, formal methods, control theory, and machine learning. More

Dr. Ryan Sochol is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering and Fischell Department of Bioengineering at the University of Maryland, College Park. He received his Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering from the University of California, Berkeley. Dr. Sochol's research interests include micro/nanoscale 3D printing and advanced manufacturing, physiological and biophysical biomimicry, cell mechanobiology and physicobiology, and integrated microfluidic processors. He joined MRC on February 22nd, 2018. More 

Dr. Michael Otte is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Aerospace Engineering at the University of Maryland. He received his PhD in Computer Science from University of Colorado Boulder. Dr Otte’s research interests include design and analysis of algorithms for autonomous vehicles and robotic systems. His work involves elements of planning, control, robotics, multi-agent systems, distributed systems, graph theory, computational geometry, machine learning, artificial intelligence, emergent behavior, and stochastic processes. He joined MRC on January 23rd, 2018. More

 



February 22, 2018


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