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Congratulations to Hamid! He defended his thesis “Robust adaptive sampled-data control design for MIMO systems: applications in cyber-physical security” successfully! He will join Professor Lui ...
Hamid was selected as one of the five students who will receive the Fall 2018 Graduate College Travel Award and the MechSE Department “Schaller Travel ...
Congratulations to Professor Hovakimyan for receiving Pendray Aerospace Literature Award. Click the following links to read more: Pendray Aerospace Literature Award Recipients, from AIAA. Hovakimyan earns ...
Professor Hovakimyan was interviewed by Illinois Innovators Podcast on how drones and ride sharers could team up for package delivery. Full interview Soundcloud audio is ...
Naira Hovakimyan
W. Grafton and Lillian B. Wilkins Professor

Flight Test of L1 Adaptive Augmentation on Learjet 25: Lifting Body

Our Vicon Lab

VICON system: 9x Vantage V16 cameras, 16MP sensor, 100 Hz.
Environment: 5x5x3 m flying space, protective net, foam floor.
Robots: Intel Aero platform, Qualcomm Snapdragon, Crazyflies, Jackal UGV.
Prototyping: Ultimaker 3 Extended, Form 2 with wash and cure stations.

Recent News

Hamid defended his thesis successfully

Hamid defended his thesis successfully

Congratulations to Hamid! He defended his thesis "Robust adaptive sampled-data control design for MIMO systems: applications in cyber-physical security" successfully!…

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Hamid won conference travel award to attend CDC 2018

Hamid won conference travel award to attend CDC 2018

Hamid was selected as one of the five students who will receive the Fall 2018 Graduate College Travel Award and…

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Professor Hovakimyan Received Pendray Aerospace Literature Award

Professor Hovakimyan Received Pendray Aerospace Literature Award

Congratulations to Professor Hovakimyan for receiving Pendray Aerospace Literature Award. Click the following links to read more: Pendray Aerospace Literature Award…

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Illinois Innovators Podcast interviews Professor Hovakimyan

Illinois Innovators Podcast interviews Professor Hovakimyan

Professor Hovakimyan was interviewed by Illinois Innovators Podcast on how drones and ride sharers could team up for package delivery.…

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Arun Lakshmanan interns at Oculus VR

Arun Lakshmanan,a PhD researcher in our lab, recently completed a competitive summer internship with the company Oculus VR. In this…

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NSF Award Granted: Synergetic Drone Delivery Network in Metropolis

We just got a NSF award to develop a framework that synergizes manipulatable distribution networks, comprising autonomous flying robots (drones)…

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Venanzio joins the faculty of University of Iowa

Venanzio joins the faculty of University of Iowa

Venanzio Cichella, a recent graduate from our group, assumed a faculty job in University of Iowa. He started as assistant…

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Hamid won CSL's Video of the Month award

Congratulations to Hamid! He was announced winner of CSL's Video of the Month Award at CSL Social Hour last week.…

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Hamid won CSL’s Video of the Month award

Congratulations to Hamid! He was announced winner of CSL's Video of the Month Award at CSL Social Hour last week.…

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L1 Adaptive Flight Control System Featured in Aerospace & Defense Technology

L1 Adaptive Flight Control System Featured in Aerospace & Defense Technology

Please click the following link to read the original article. Flight Control System Virtually Eliminates Pilot Error

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