Nikhil Chopra Promoted to Full Professor
Nikhil Chopra has been promoted from Associate Professor to the rank of Full Professor. He has been a faculty member since August 2007. He is a well-respected researcher and educator, whose creative contributions have had a significant impact on control theory and robotics and advanced the future careers of many undergraduate and graduate students. Many of his doctoral graduates have been placed in academia, and his terrific record of scholarship includes a well-received Springer published book “Passivity-based Control and Estimation in Networked Robotics" as well as publications in the IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, Automatica, IEEE Transactions on Control System Technology, and IEEE Transactions on Robotics. Dr. Chopra has served as an Associate Editor of the IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control and is serving as the Associate Editor of Automatica and IEEE Transactions on Control of Network Systems.
-Story courtesy of Jennifer Figgins Rooks, Departments of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering, UMD
Published July 3, 2020