Principal Investigator

Dr. Hao Zhang Hao Zhang

Ph.D. in Computer Science, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, 2014
M.S. in Electrical Engineering, Chinese Academy of Sciences, 2009
B.S. in Electrical Engineering, University of Science and Technology of China, 2006

Assistant Professor, Dept. of Computer Science, Colorado School of Mines
Affiliate, Center for Automation, Robotics, and Distributed Intelligence, Colorado School of Mines


Ph.D. Students

Fei Han Fei Han

Ph.D. in Automation, University of Science and Technology of China, 2014
B.S. in Automation, University of Science and Technology of China, 2009

Research interests: Robot learning and adaptation, decision making, multisensory robot perception, human-robot teaming, search and rescue robotics, nonlinear control systems, fuzzy systems.
Brian Reily Brian Reily

M.S. in Computer Science, Colorado School of Mines, 2016
B.S. in Computer Science, University of Virginia, 2009

Research interests: 3D robot perception, team behavior prediction, human-robot interaction, and human-robot teaming.

Sriram Siva Sriram Siva

B.S. in Mechanical Engineering, Amrita University, 2016

Research interests: Robot adaptation, multisensory perception, adversarial robotics, underground and field applications.
Peng Gao Peng Gao

M.E. in Automation, Southeast University, China, 2015
B.S. in Automation, Chongqing University, China, 2012

Research interests: Distributed collaborative mapping, long-term autonomy, representation learning and change detection, robot adaptation, assistive robotics.

Jiayi Liu
(Co-advised. Advisor: Prof. William Hoff.)

M.S. in Electrical Engineering, South Dakota School of Mines & Technology, 2012
B.Eng. in Computer Science, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, 2010

Research interests: Augmented reality, 3D reconstruction, computer vision and perception, and collaborative robot localization and mapping.
Ahmed Ambarak Ahmed Ambarak
(Remote)

M.S. in Electrical Engineering, Colorado School of Mines, 2011
M.S. in Electrical Engineering, University of Benghazi, Libya, 2004
B.S. in Electrical Engineering, University of Benghazi, Libya, 1997

Research interests: Deep learning, computer vision, robot perception, object detection, structure from motion, and data fusion.
Craig Champlin Craig L. Champlin
(Remote)

M.S. in Computer Science, Colorado School of Mines, 2014
M.E. in Mechanical Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech), 1993

Research interests: SLAM, place recognition for loop closure detection, spatio-temporal anomaly inspection, and Integrated Cleaning and Inspecting Pigs (ICIPs) for pipeline assessment.


Master Students

Zachary Nahman Zachary Nahman

Non-Degree Seeking in Computer Science, Regis University, 2017
B.S. in Mechanical Engineering, Colorado School of Mines, 2015

Research interests: Multisensory perception, GPU parallelization, robot navigation, and robot and swarm teaming.
Saichand Bandarupalli Saichand Bandarupalli

B.S. in Mechanical Engineering, Acharya Nagarjuna University, 2014

Research interests: 3D robot perception, deep learning, and object recognition.


Alumni

Matt Bailey
Matt Bailey
M.S., Spring 2017

Ashwin Mathur
Ashwin Mathur
M.S., Spring 2017

Xue Yang
Xue Yang
Postdoc, Spring 2016
Now at Google
Tyler Lyons
Tyler Lyons
M.S., Spring 2016

Nathan Huff
Nathan Huff
M.S., Spring 2015
Now at LGS Innovations
Undergraduate students: Huang Wang (2017), Erica A. Holswade (2017), Marie Hetherington (2017), Ross Bunker (2016), Quentin Corich (2016)


Robots

Jackal Baxter Robot Husky
Nao Robot Turtlebot 2 Turtlebot 2
Jackal & Mico Baxter Husky Nao Turtlebot 2 Drones