Welcome to the website of the Advanced Controls Research Laboratory. Here we work on a wide range of interdisciplinary problems, and we collaborate with industry and government laboratories on the transition and commercialization of our solutions across different industries.

We are excited to learn that NASA selected our proposal “Robust Resilient Autonomy for Advanced Air Mobility” for their 5th round of ULI funding: https://www.nasa.gov/press-release/nasa-selects-four-university-teams-for-aviation-projects/. ...
Professor Naira Hovakimyan was recently hosted by TEDxYerevan that was using the hashtag #OnceUponAScience, where she spoke about the hidden cost of resistance to innovation. ...
Congratulations to Kasey! He defended his Ph.D. final exam successfully!
Congratulations to Andrew! He defended his Ph.D. final exam successfully! Here is the final defense recording. The link to the video is https://uofi.box.com/s/gkh4b9ud8uzncjeloabekcg513220u36.
Congratulations! We start a new NSF-AoF collaborative research project: Safe Reinforcement Learning in Non-Stationary Environments With Fast Adaptation and Disturbance Prediction. This project aims to ...
Our presentation at the IEEE CCTA workshop on Multi-Vehicle and Assured Autonomous Control for Aerospace Applications can be downloaded here.  
Congratulations to Arun and Gabriel! They defended their Ph.D. final exams successfully! Here are the final defense recordings. Safe Planning and Control for Uncertain Nonlinear ...
Congratulations to Javier! He defended his Ph.D. final exam successfully! The final defense video is attached. The link to the video is https://uofi.box.com/s/51uvsvls20ehkqjm9behwdwb49od03tj.
Naira Hovakimyan
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TEDx Talks: The Hidden Cost of Resistance to Innovation in Science

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We are selected as one of the four winners of NASA’s 5th round of the University Leadership Initiative competition!

We are selected as one of the four winners of NASA’s 5th round of the University Leadership Initiative competition!

We are excited to learn that NASA selected our proposal “Robust Resilient Autonomy for Advanced Air Mobility” for their 5th…

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TEDx Talks: The hidden cost of resistance to innovation in science

TEDx Talks: The hidden cost of resistance to innovation in science

Professor Naira Hovakimyan was recently hosted by TEDxYerevan that was using the hashtag #OnceUponAScience, where she spoke about the hidden…

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Congratulations! Kasey Ackerman defended his thesis successfully!

Congratulations! Kasey Ackerman defended his thesis successfully!

Congratulations to Kasey! He defended his Ph.D. final exam successfully!

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Congratulations! Andrew Patterson defended his thesis successfully!

Congratulations! Andrew Patterson defended his thesis successfully!

Congratulations to Andrew! He defended his Ph.D. final exam successfully! Here is the final defense recording. The link to the…

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NSF-AoF Award Granted: Safe Reinforcement Learning in Non-Stationary Environments With Fast Adaptation and Disturbance Prediction

NSF-AoF Award Granted: Safe Reinforcement Learning in Non-Stationary Environments With Fast Adaptation and Disturbance Prediction

Congratulations! We start a new NSF-AoF collaborative research project: Safe Reinforcement Learning in Non-Stationary Environments With Fast Adaptation and Disturbance…

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[Slides] Aerial Co-robots of Future: Certificates of Modeling, Learning and Control – IEEE CCTA workshop

[Slides] Aerial Co-robots of Future: Certificates of Modeling, Learning and Control – IEEE CCTA workshop

Our presentation at the IEEE CCTA workshop on Multi-Vehicle and Assured Autonomous Control for Aerospace Applications can be downloaded here.…

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Congratulations! Arun and Gabriel had successful final defenses for their Ph.D.!

Congratulations! Arun and Gabriel had successful final defenses for their Ph.D.!

Congratulations to Arun and Gabriel! They defended their Ph.D. final exams successfully! Here are the final defense recordings. Safe Planning…

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Javier Puig-Navarro defended his thesis successfully!

Javier Puig-Navarro defended his thesis successfully!

Congratulations to Javier! He defended his Ph.D. final exam successfully! The final defense video is attached. The link to the…

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Congratulations! Alexandre Barbosa received the Stanley I. Weiss Outstanding Thesis Award!

Congratulations! Alexandre Barbosa received the Stanley I. Weiss Outstanding Thesis Award!

Congratulations to Alexandre Barbosa for winning the Stanley I. Weiss Outstanding Thesis Award! Please check MechSE News.

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A welcome to new lab members

A welcome to new lab members

New lab members! A  welcome to Erin Swansen and Minjun Sung who joined the lab this Spring.

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