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UF experts on Autonomous Systems

The following experts on autonomous systems are available to speak with reporters:

PRABIR BAROOAH

Associate Professor, Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Research interests: 
Control systems for smart and sustainable energy infrastructure including how buildings can reduce energy use and provide virtual storage to the electric grid for integrating renewable energy sources such as solar and wind; distributed estimation and control algorithms for applications such as localization/synchronization of sensor networks and robotic swarms; distributed optimization.

352-294-0411
pbarooah@ufl.edu

 

RICCARDO BEVILACQUA

Associate Professor, Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Research interests: 
Spacecraft formation flight, space robotics, small spacecraft, spacecraft-atmosphere interaction.

352-392-6230
bevilr@ufl.edu

 

CARL D. CRANE III

Professor, Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Research interests:
Spatial mechanisms, robotics, autonomous ground vehicles.

352-219-6433
ccrane@ufl.edu

 

WARREN DIXON

Professor, Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Research interests:
Adaptive nonlinear control, robotics, human-machine interactions, biomedical, visual servo control.

352-846-1463
wdixon@ufl.edu

 

RICHARD C. LIND JR.

Associate Professor, Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Research interests:
Aeroservoelasticity, morphing, controls, flight testing.

352-392- 6745
ricklind@ufl.edu

 

RENWEI MEI

Professor, Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Research interests:
Two-phase flow, turbulence, computational fluid mechanics.

352-392-0888
rwmei@ufl.edu

 

KAMRAN MOHSENI

Professor, Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Research interests:
Fluid dynamics including bio-propulsion, shocks, turbulence, vortex dynamics; robotics and control including bioinspired unmanned systems, sensor networking in harsh environments; digitized heat transfer.

352-273-1834
mohseni@ufl.edu

 

ANIL V. RAO

Associate Professor, Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Research interests:
Optimal space mission design and control, atmospheric flight performance optimization and control, computational methods for optimal control, guidance and control of aerospace vehicles, performance optimization of ground and underwater vehicles.

352-392-5523
anilvrao@ufl.edu

 

JOHN K. SCHUELLER

Professor, Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Research interests:
Manufacturing, controls, machine systems, off-highway vehicles.

352-392-0822
schuejk@ufl.edu

 

GLORIA J. WIENS

Associate Professor, Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Research interests:
Robotics, spatial mechanisms, system dynamics, controls, automation.

352-392-0806
gwiens@ufl.edu

 

AMOR A. MENEZES

Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Research interests:
Dynamical systems theory and control as it applies to systems biology and synthetic biology.

352-294-0470
amormenezes@ufl.edu

 

MATTHEW T. HALE

Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Research interests:
Multi-agent systems, Distributed and decentralized decision-making, Robotics, Cyber-physical systems, Optimization, Graph theory.

352-294-0436
matthewhale@ufl.edu