Alumnus Xiaobo Tan promoted to full professor at Michigan State

Alumnus Xiaobo Tan promoted to full professor at Michigan State

Alumnus Xiaobo Tan (EE Ph.D. 2002) has been promoted to the rank of full professor at Michigan State University. At Maryland, Tan was advised by Professor John Baras (ECE/ISR) and Professor P. S. Krishnaprasad (ECE/ISR).

At Michigan State, Tan’s research interests are in electroactive polymer sensors and actuators, biomimetic robotic fish, mobile sensing in aquatic environments, control of autonomous robotic swarms, modeling and control of hysteresis, embedded control systems.

Tan is currently working with Associate Professor Derek Paley (AE/ISR) and colleagues from other academic institutions on bio-inspired flow sensing and control for autonomous underwater vehicles. The goal is to create an autonomous underwater vehicle that can find stationary objects by changes in water flow, and can also work in groups.

Related Articles:
Alumnus Xiaobo Tan named Withrow Distinguished Scholar at Michigan State
Alum Xiaobo Tan named 'Foundation Professor' at Michigan State
Alum Xiaobo Tan improves robotic fish
Alum Xiaobo Tan's research featured in NSF Highlight
Regli is co-PI for ARM functional interoperable compiler project
Student autonomous robotics competition slated for June 2019
It takes a swarm: These robots talk to each other, make decisions as a group
Maryland Robotics Center sponsors grad student project on robotics in farming
These are tiny robots. And they are awesome.
Shneiderman to speak at Arena Civil Dialogue, Aug. 12

July 13, 2015


Prev Next