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Congratulations! We start a very interesting NSF funded project: “Virtual Sully”: Autopilot with Multilevel Adaptation for Handling Large Uncertainties. An interesting project regarding autopilots and ...
Link to MechSE News. On July 12 2019, our lab and CSL participated to at the next generation outreach event at Montessori School in Champaign, ...
Congratulations to Thiago! He defended his PhD final exam successfully!
Alex held a wonderful picnic & diaper party, and we had a great time on Helena’s baby shower party.
Congratulations to Donglei! He defended his PhD final exam successfully! He will go back to China after graduation.
The Paper ‘Proximity Queries for Absolutely Continuous Parametric Curves’ is accepted in RSS. The paper and the code can be downloaded through arXiv and github. Curve ...
Today we had a great discussion with Evangelos A. Theodorou. His research interests span the areas of stochastic optimal control, robotics, machine learning, control for ...
Congratulations to Hyung-Jin! He defended his thesis “Path Planning and Control of Flying Robots with Account of Human’s Safety Perception” successfully! He will join MIT ...
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NSF Award Granted: “Virtual Sully”

NSF Award Granted: “Virtual Sully”

Congratulations! We start a very interesting NSF funded project: "Virtual Sully": Autopilot with Multilevel Adaptation for Handling Large Uncertainties. An…

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Next Generation School Outreach

Next Generation School Outreach

Link to MechSE News. On July 12 2019, our lab and CSL participated to at the next generation outreach event…

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Thiago Marinho defended his thesis successfully!

Thiago Marinho defended his thesis successfully!

Congratulations to Thiago! He defended his PhD final exam successfully!

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Diaper Party: Baby shower to welcome Helena

Diaper Party: Baby shower to welcome Helena

Alex held a wonderful picnic & diaper party, and we had a great time on Helena's baby shower party.

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Donglei Sun defended his thesis successfully!

Donglei Sun defended his thesis successfully!

Congratulations to Donglei! He defended his PhD final exam successfully! He will go back to China after graduation.

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Congratulations! Arun’s paper got accepted in RSS.

Congratulations! Arun’s paper got accepted in RSS.

The Paper 'Proximity Queries for Absolutely Continuous Parametric Curves' is accepted in RSS. The paper and the code can be downloaded…

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Saturday Lab Meeting Full Day: Great discussion with Professor Theodorou

Saturday Lab Meeting Full Day: Great discussion with Professor Theodorou

Today we had a great discussion with Evangelos A. Theodorou. His research interests span the areas of stochastic optimal control,…

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Hyung-Jin Yoon defended his thesis successfully!

Hyung-Jin Yoon defended his thesis successfully!

Congratulations to Hyung-Jin! He defended his thesis "Path Planning and Control of Flying Robots with Account of Human's Safety Perception"…

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Congratulations! Javier Puig-Navarro got the Aerospace Engineering Alumni Advisory Board Fellowship

Congratulations! Javier Puig-Navarro got the Aerospace Engineering Alumni Advisory Board Fellowship

Javier Puig-Navarro was recently recognized as the recipient of the Aerospace Engineering Alumni Advisory Board Fellowship.

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Hyung-Jin Yoon: Grad student named outstanding journal reviewer

Hyung-Jin Yoon: Grad student named outstanding journal reviewer

Hyung-Jin Yoon was recently recognized as an outstanding reviewer for the AIAA Journal of Guidance, Control, and Dynamics. He has…

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