Current Students





Kuya Takami Ph.D. (postdoc, 2016-present)

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kuya@vt.edu


Research

    Autonomous Aerial Exploration

EDUCATION

    Ph.D. Mechanical Engineering Virginia Tech Aug 2011 - Oct 2016
    Thesis: Non-Field-of-View Acoustic Target Estimation
    Advisors: Professor Tomonari Furukawa
    M.S. Mechanical Engineering University of Wisconsin - Madison Aug 2009 - May 2011
    Advisors: Professor Scott Sanders
    B.S. Biomedical Engineering (Biomechanics) University of Wisconsin - Madison 2004 - 2008

PUBLICATIONS

  1. K. Takami, H. Liu, T. Furukawa, M. Kumon, and G. Dissanayake, "Non-Field-of-View Sound Source Localization Using Diffraction and Reflection Signals," IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), 2016. (accepted)

  2. K. Takami, H. Liu, T. Furukawa, M. Kumon, and G. Dissanayake, "Recursive Bayesian Estimation of NFOV Target Using Diffraction and Reflection Signals," ISIF International Conference on Information Fusion, 2016.

  3. K. Takami, T. Furukawa, M. Kumon, D. Kimoto, and G. Dissanayake, "Estimation of a Nonvisible Field-of-View Mobile Target Incorporating Optical and Acoustic Sensors,'' Autonomous Robots, 2015.

  4. K. Takami, T. Furukawa, M. Kumon, and G. Dissanayake, "Non-Field-of-View Acoustic Target Estimation in Complex Indoor Environment," Springer Tracts in Advanced Robotics, 2015.

  5. K. Takami, T. Furukawa, M. Kumon, and L. Mak, "Non-Field-of-View Indoor Sound Source Localization based on Reflection and Diffraction," Multi-sensor Integration and Fusion, IEEE, 2015.

  6. K. Takami, T. Furukawa, M. Kumon, and G. Dissanayake. "Non-Field-of-View Acoustic Target Estimation in Complex Indoor Environment," Field and Service Robotics, 2015.

  7. T. Furukawa, K. Takami, X. Tong, D. Watman, A. Hamed, R. Ranasinghe and G. Dissayanake, "Map-based Navigation of an Autonomous Car Using Grid-based Scan-to-Map Matching," ASME IDETC, 2015.

  8. K. Takami and T. Furukawa, "High-Resolution Deformation Measurement System for Fast Rotating Tire," ASME IDETC/CIE, 2015.

  9. K. Takami and T. Furukawa, "High-Resolution Deformation Measurement System for Fast Rotating Tires Towards Noise Prediction," Precedings of EURONOISE, 2015.

  10. M. Kumon, D. Kimoto, K. Takami and T. Furukawa, "Acoustic recursive Bayesian estimation for non-field-of-view targets," In Image Analysis for Multimedia Interactive Services (WIAMIS), IEEE, 2013.

  11. M. Kumon, D. Kimoto, K. Takami and T. Furukawa. "Bayesian non-field-of-view target estimation incorporating an acoustic sensor," IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), 2013.

  12. K. Takami, S. Taheri, M. Taheri and T. Furukawa, "Prediction of Railroad Track Foundation Defects Using Wavelets," Joint Rail Conference, ASME, 2013.

  13. J. M. Whitney, K. Takami, S. T. Sanders, and Y. Okura, "Design of system for rugged, low-noise fiber-optic access to high-temperature, high-pressure environments," Sensors Journal, IEEE, 2011.

  14. A. Xinliang, T. Kraetschmer, K. Takami, S. T. Sanders, L. Ma, et al, "Validation of temperature imaging by H$_2$O absorption spectroscopy using hyperspectral tomography in controlled experiments," Journal of Applied Optics, 2011.

HONORS & AWARDS

    ASME:IDETC/CIE Best Student Paper Award 2015
    Pratt Graduate Fellowship 2011,2012,2014




Kanishke Gamagedara (MS Student, 2016-present)

kanishkegb@gwu.edu


RESEARCH PROJECT

    Office of Naval Research Ship air wake project The George Washington University, DC Jan 2016 - Present

EDUCATION

    M.S. Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering The George Washington University, DC Jan 2016 - Present
    B.Sc. Mechanical Engineering University of Peradeniya May 2010 - Oct 2014

PUBLICATIONS

  1. J.A.A.S. Somasiri, K.G.B. Gamagedara, D.H.S. Maithripala, and J.M. Berg, "Implementation of an Almost Globally Stable Intrinsic Nonlinear PID Controller for Attitude Stabilization of a Quadrotor", IEEE International Conference on Industrial and Information Systems, Devember 2015

HONORS & AWARDS

    University of Peradeniya, The Professor E.F. Bartholomeusz prize for the Best Final Year Project in Engineering Mathematics 2014
    University of Peradeniya, The Professor E.F. Bartholomeusz Prize for the Best Third Year Project in Engineering Mathematics 2013




Kalpesh Patil (MS Student, 2015-present)

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kalpeshpatil33@gwu.edu


RESEARCH PROJECT

    Office of Naval Research Ship air wake project George Washington University, U.S. Sept 2015-Present

EDUCATION

    M.S. Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering George Washington University, U.S. August 2015-Present
    B.E. Mechanical Engineering Fr. C. Rodrigues Institute of Technology, INDIA August 2011-May 2015

CONFERENCE

  1. Kalpesh Patil & Gauri Thorat, " Numerical Simulation of Window Air Conditioner" in Proceedings of 2015 International Conference of Nascent Technologies of Engineering, Fr C. Rodrigues Institute of Technology, Vashi,India January 2015.

PUBLICATIONS

  1. Kalpesh Patil & Gauri Thorat, Numerical Simulation of Window Air Conditioner, International Journal of Engineering Research and Technology, pp 184-188, January 2015
  2. Kalpesh Patil, Gauri Thorat, Mathewlal T et al., Numerical Simulation of Window Air Conditioner, International Journal of Engineering Technology Science and Research, ISSN 2394 – 3386 Volume 2 Issue 9, September 2015

HONORS & AWARDS

    IIT Bombay Techfest 2015, Design & Fabrication of small-scale Remote controlled Nitro car
    Awarded 1st Place (80+ Teams)
    January 2015
    Secretary,
    Mechanical Engineering Students Association
    2013-14
    IIT Bombay Zephyr (Boeing) 2014, Boeing IIT National Aeromodelling Competition
    Selected for National Level
    Feburary 2014
    IIT Bombay Techfest 2013, Hover-on: Design & Fabrication of small-scale Remote controlled Hovercraft
    Awarded 3rd Place(50+ Teams)
    January 2013
    IIT Bombay Zephyr 2013,Impulse: Water rocket
    Awarded 3rd position(60 + teams)
    Feburary 2014
    Aero 360 2013, Design your flight
    Awarded 6th Place(40+ Teams)
    May 2013




Mahdis Bisheban (Ph.D Student, 2015-present)

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mbshbn@gwu.edu


Research

    Control of UAVs in a Wind field

Education

    Ph.D. Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering The George Washington University Aug 2015-Present
    Advisor: Dr. Taeyoung Lee
    M.S. Mechanical Engineering The University of Guilan Sep 2009-May 2011
    Thesis: Pareto design of linear state feedback controllers using multi-objective adaptive particle swarm optimization
    Advisors: Dr. Ahmad Bagheri, Dr. Nader Nariman-zadeh
    B.S. Mechanical Engineering (Fluid Mechanics and Heat Transfer) The University of Guilan Sep 2005-May 2009
    Senior Project: Study behavior of water network of Langroud using GIS
    Advisor: Dr. Mohammad Naghash

Publication

  1. M. J. Mahmoodabadi, M. Bisheban, "An online optimal linear state feedback controller based on MLS approximations and a novel straightforward PSO algorithm," Transactions of the Institute of Measurement and Control, 2014.

  2. M. J. Mahmoodabadi, A. Bagheri, S. A. Mostaghim, M. Bisheban, "Simulation of stability using Java application for Pareto design of controllers based on a new multi-objective particle swarm optimization," Mathematical and Computer Modelling, Vol. 54, No. 5. 2011, pp. 1584-1607.

  3. M. Bisheban, A. Bagheri, "Constrained optimization of an I-beam using game theory and modified particle swarm," 20th Annual International Conference on Mechanical Engineering-ISME2012,16-18 May, 2012, Shiraz, Iran.

  4. M. bisheban, M.J. Mahmoodabadi, J. Rezapour, "Globally convergent sliding mode and feedback linearization controllers for trajectory tracking with bounded disturbance," the first regional conference of mechanical engineering, MCliau 2011, Azad University, Lauhijan, Iran.

HONORS & AWARDS

    GW Fellowship 2014
    The award of Brilliant Talent in the University of Guilan 2009
    The award of Talented Student in the University of Guilan 2007,2008




Christoper Poole (Undergraduate Student, 2015-present)

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poolec@gwu.edu

Research

    Microcontroller (Arduino) Hardware/Software
    C/C++ Programming
    Robotic Systems Hardware

Education

    B.S. Mechanical Engineering, Concentration in Robotics The George Washington University Aug 2014-Present

Publication

  1. S. Kulumani, C. Poole, and T. Lee. "Geometric Adaptive Control of Attitude Dynamics on SO(3)
    with State Inequality Constraints, " in Proceedings of the American Control Conference, 2016, submitted.

HONORS & AWARDS

    1st Place Experimental Research Award, Geometric adaptive control of attitude dynamics on SO(3) with state inequality constraints
    George Washington University, R&D Showcase
    2016


Shankar Kulumani (Ph.D Candidate: 2014-present)

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http://skulumani.github.io

skulumani@gwu.edu


Research

    Analytical Mechanics
    Orbital Mechanics
    Attitude Dynamics

Education

    Ph.D. Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering George Washington University Aug 2014-Present
    M.S. Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering Purdue University, IN Jan 2011-Dec 2013
B.S. Astronautical Engineering US Air Force Academy, CO Jun 2005-May 2009

Publication

  1. S. Kulumani and T. Lee. "Systematic Design of Optimal Low-Thrust Transfers for the Three-body Problem,"
    Acta Astronautica, submitted.

  2. S. Kulumani, C. Poole, and T. Lee. "Geometric Adaptive Control of Attitude Dynamics on SO(3)
    with State Inequality Constraints, " in Proceedings of the American Control Conference, 2016, accepted.

  3. S. Kulumani, and T. Lee. " Systematic Design of Optimal Low-Thrust Transfers for the three-body Problem, " in Proceedings of AAS/AIAA Astrodynamics Specialist Conference, Vail, CO, no. 757, Aug 2015.

  4. S. Kulumani and T. A. Lovell. " Space based TDOA Geo-location, " in Proceedings of 2013 Space Control Conference, MIT/Lincoln Laboratories, May 2013.

Professional Experience

    Reserve USAF Captain, Threat Systems Engineer, Missile and Space Intelligence Center
    Defense Intelligence Agency, Redstone Arsenal, AL

    Sep 2014-Present
    Active USAF Captain, Spacecraft Guidance Engineer, Guidance, Navigation and Control Group
    Air Force Research Lab, Kirtland AFB, NM

    Aug 2011-Jul 2014
    Active USAF Lieutenant, Deputy Space Vehicles Lead, Space Development and Test Directorate
    Space and Missles Systems Center, Kirtland AFB, NM

    May 2009-Aug 2011

HONORS & AWARDS

    Hetherington Family Scholarship, George Washington University 2016
    Travel Award, American Control Conference (ACC 2016), Boston, MA 2016
    1st Place Experimental Research Award, George Washington University, R&D Showcase 2016
    Most Innovative/Creative Project, Society for Satellite Professional Internationals (SSPI) 2015
    Graduate Research Fellowship, The George Washington University 2014




Evan Kaufman (Ph.D Candidate: 2012-present)

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evankaufman@gwu.edu

Research

    Autonomous Exploration for SLAM
    Geometric Nonlinear Controls
    Fully-Actuated UAV Control and Applications
    Optimal Estimation and Data Association

Education

    Ph.D. Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering The George Washington University Aug 2012-Present
    Thesis: Path Planning and Geometric Controls of Multi-Agent Systems Exploring Unknown Environments
    Advisor: Dr. Taeyoung Lee
    B.S. Department of Mechanical Engineering Bucknell University Aug 2008-May 2012
    Senior Project: Friction Loaded Shaft Design for a Model Hydrokinetic Turbine
    Advisors: Dr. M. Laura Beninati, Dr. Charles Kim

Publication

  1. E. Kaufman, T. Lee, and Z. Ai, "Autonomous Exploration by Expected Information Gain from Probabilistic Occupancy Grid Mapping," IEEE International Conference on Simulation, Modeling, and Programming for Autonomous Robots, December 2016, submitted.

  2. E. Kaufman, T. Lee, Z. Ai, and I. S. Moskowitz, "Bayesian Occupancy Grid Mapping via an Exact Inverse Sensor Model," Proceedings of the American Control Conference, Boston, July 2016, pp. 5709-5715.

  3. T. Wu, E. Kaufman, and T. Lee, "Globally Asymptotically Stable Attitude Observer on SO(3)," Proceedings of the 54th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, 2015. pp. 2164-2168.

  4. E. Kaufman, T. A. Lovell, and T. Lee, "Nonlinear Observability Measure for Relative Orbit Determination with Angles-Only Measurements," ASME Journal of Dynamic Systems, The Journal of the Astronautical Sciences, 2016. Accepted for publication.

  5. E. Kaufman, T. A. Lovell, and T. Lee, "Minimum Uncertainty JPDA Filters and Coalescence Avoidance for Multiple Object Tracking," The Journal of the Astronautical Sciences, 2016. In revision process.

  6. T. Wu, E. Kaufman, and T. Lee, "Globally Asymptotically Stable Attitude Observer on the Special Orthogonal Group," Automatica, 2016. In revision process.

  7. E. Kaufman, T. A. Lovell, and T. Lee, "Nonlinear Observability Measure for Relative Orbit Determination with Angles-Only Measurements," Proceedings of the 25th AAS/AIAA Space Flight Mechanics Meeting, Williamsburg, VA, 2015. Paper 451.

  8. E. Kaufman, T. A. Lovell, and T. Lee, "Minimum Uncertainty JPDA Filter and Coalescence Avoidance Performance Evaluations," Proceedings of the 25th AAS/AIAA Space Flight Mechanics Meeting, Williamsburg, VA, 2015. Paper 432.

  9. E. Kaufman, K. Caldwell, D. Lee, and T. Lee, "Design and Development of a Free-Floating Hexrotor UAV for 6-DOF Maneuvers," Proceedings of the IEEE Aerospace Conference, 2014. Paper 2527.

  10. E. Kaufman, T. A. Lovell, and T. Lee, "Optimal Joint Probabilistic Data Association Filter Avoiding Coalescence in Close Proximity," Proceedings of the European Control Conference, 2014. pp. 2709-2714.

HONORS & AWARDS

    Member of Golden Key International 2015
    Graduate Research Fellowship 2012
    Member of Tau Beta Pi Honor Society 2011




Former Students





Dr. Tse-Huai Wu (Ph.D Student: 2013-2015)

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wu52@gwu.edu

RESEARCH

    Nonlinear control systems
    Spacecraft attitude control

EDUCATION

    Ph.D. Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering The George Washington University 2013-present
    B.S. Power Mechanical Engineering National Tsing Hua University 2004-2008

PUBLICATION

  1. T. Wu and T. Lee "Angular velocity observer on the special orthogonal group for velocity-free rigid-body attitude tracking control" in Proceeding of the European Control Conference, 2015, accepted.

  2. T. Wu and T. Lee "Spacecraft attitude formation stabilization using lines-of-sight without angular velocity measurements" Presented at the 25th AAS/AIAA Space Flight Mechanics Meeting, 2015, no. 441.

  3. T. Wu, B. Flewelling, F. Leve, and T. Lee "Spacecraft position and attitude formation control using line-of-sight measurements" in Proceeding of the Conference on Decision and Control, 2014, pp. 970-975.

  4. T. Wu, B. Flewelling, F. Leve, and T. Lee "Spacecraft relative attitude formation tracking on SO(3) based on line-of-sight measurements" in Proceeding of the American Control Conference, 2013, pp. 4820-4825.

  5. T. Wu, T. Lee, and M. Keidar, "Low-thrust attitude control for nano-satellite with micro-cathode thrusters" in Proceedings of the International Electric Propulsion Conference, 2013, No. 366.

HONORS & AWARDS

    2nd place award, GW Research Days. 2014
    3rd place award, SSPI Engineering Student Competition at Space Systems. 2013
    SEAS Fellowship, The George Washington University. 2012-present




Dr. Farhad A. Goodarzi (PH.D Student: 2012-2015)

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fgoodarzi@gwu.edu

Research

    Payload Transportation with Multiple Cooperative Quadrotor UAVs
    Design and Stability Analysis of Geometric NonLinear Controller on SE(3)
    Aggressive Experimental Validation of Geometric NonLinear Controller Quadrotor UAVs

Education

    Ph.D. Department of Mechanical Engineering George Washington University Jan 2012-Aug 2015
    Thesis: Geometric Nonlinear Controls for Multiple Cooperative Quadrotor UAVs Transporting a Rigid Body
    Advisors: T. Lee
    M.S. Department of Mechanical Engineering Santa Clara University, CA Dec 2009-Dec 2011
    Thesis: Attitude Dynamics and Passive Control of a Thrusting, Spinning Spacecraft with Fuel Sloshing
    Advisors: M. Ayoubi
B.S. Department of Mechanical Engineering Sharif University of Technology Aug 2004-Dec 2009
Senior Project: Drug Transport Through Nanotube Using Capillary Effect with ANSYS
Advisors: M. T. Ahmadian

Publication

  1. Farhad A. Goodarzi and T. Lee, "Stabilization of a Rigid Body Payload with Multiple Cooperative Quadrotors" ASME Journal of Dynamic Systems, Measurement and Control, Accepted for publication, In Press, February 2016.

  2. Farhad A. Goodarzi, D. Lee, and T. Lee, "Geometric Adaptive Tracking Control of a Quadrotor UAV on SE(3) for Agile Maneuvers" ASME Journal of Dynamic Systems, Measurement and Control, Nov 2014, 137(9), 091007, September, 2015.

  3. Farhad A. Goodarzi, D. Lee, and T. Lee, "Geometric Control of a Quadrotor UAV Transporting a Payload Connected via Flexible Cable" International Journal of Control, Automation and Systems, Vol. 13, No. 6, October 2015.

  4. Farhad A. Goodarzi and T. Lee, "Dynamics and Control of Quadrotor UAVs Transporting a Rigid-Body Connected via Flexible Cables" in Proceedings of the American Control Conference (ACC 2015), accepted, Chicago, IL, July 2015.

  5. Farhad A. Goodarzi, D. Lee, and T. Lee, "Geometric Stabilization of a Quadrotor UAV with a Payload Connected by Flexible Cable" in Proceedings of the American Control Conference (ACC 2014), pp. 4925-4930, Portland, OR, Jun 2014.

  6. Farhad A. Goodarzi, D. Lee, and T. Lee, "Geometric nonlinear PID control of a quadrotor UAV on SE(3)" in Proceeding of European Control Conference (ECC 2013), pp.3845-3850, Zurich, Switzerland, Feb 2013.

  7. Sina Hamzehlouia, Farhad A. Goodarzi, Sohel Anwar "Stability Analysis of Hydraulic Wind Energy Transfers" in Proceedings of 2013 IEEE International Conference on Electro/Information Technology (EIT 2013), Rapid City, South Dakota, March 2013.

  8. M. Ayoubi, Farhad A. Goodarzi, Arun K. Banerjee "Attitude Motion of a Spinning Spacecraft with Fuel Sloshing and Nutation Damping," Journal of American Astronautical Sciences, Vol. 58, No. 4, October-December 2011,pp. 551-567.

  9. M. Ayoubi, Farhad A. Goodarzi, Arun K. Banerjee "Passive Control of a Satellite with Partially Filled Liquid Tank, "AAS-11109, In Proceeding of 21st AAS/AIAA conference, New Orleans, Louisiana, Feb 2011.

  10. Farhad A. Goodarzi, M. T. Ahmadian, "Drug Transport Through Nanotube Using Capillary Effect with ANSYS," Name Mechanic e Sharif (a seasonal magazine specializing in mechanical science by Sharif University), Vol. 13, No. 37, June 2009, pp. 20-24.

HONORS & AWARDS

    Travel Award, American Control Conference (ACC 2015), Chicago, IL 2015
    Travel Award, American Control Conference (ACC 2014), Portland, OR 2014
    Graduate Research Fellowship, The George Washington University, Washington, DC 2012-2015
    Recent inductee to the Golden Key International Honor Society 2013
    Graduate Research Fellowship, Santa Clara, CA 2010-2012
    Exceptional Talent, Ranked 12/500,000 in National University Entrance Exam, Tehran, IR May 2004
    Silver Medal for National Chemistry Olympiad, Tehran, IR 2003




Kiren Caldwell (Undergraduate Student: 2013-2015)

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kiranimo@gwu.edu

Research

    Development of OSX application to visualize quadcopter position. Assist in construction of variable pitch hexrotor.

Education

    B.S. Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering The George Washington University Aug 2010-May 2014

HONORS & AWARDS

    President of American Society of Mechanical Engineers, George Washington Chapter 2013
    Treasurer of Tau Beta Pi Honor Society, George Washington Gamma 2012
    Member of Pi Tau Sigma Honor Society, George Washington Phi Gamma 2012




Dr. Daewon Lee (Postdoc: 2012-2014)

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daewonlee@gwu.edu

Research

    Vision-based quadrotor control
    Experimental Validation of Geometric NonLinear Controller with a Quadrotor UAV

Education

    PostDoc. Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering The George Washington University Dec.2013-present
    PostDoc. Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Seoul National University, Seoul, S. Korea Mar.2012-Nov.2012
    Ph.D. Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Seoul National University, Seoul, S. Korea Sep.2005-Feb.2012
    Thesis: Image-Based Visual Servo Control for a Quadrotor UAV
    Advisors: H. Jin Kim
    B.S. Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Seoul National University, Seoul, S. Korea Mar.2001-Aug.2005

Publication

  1. H. Jin Kim, Mingu Kim, Hyon Lim, Chulwoo Park, Seungho Yoon, Daewon Lee, Gyeongtaek Oh, Jongho Park, and Youdan Kim, " Fully-Autonomous Vision-based Net-Recovery Landing System for a Fixed-Wing UAV", IEEE Transactions on Mechatronics, accepted for publication.

  2. Hyon Lim, Jaemann Park, Daewon Lee and H. Jin Kim, "Open-Source Projects for Quadrotor Unmanned Aerial Vehicles," IEEE Robotics and Automation Magazine, Vol. 19 No.3, pp. 33-45, September 2012.

  3. Daewon Lee, Hyon Lim, H. Jin Kim and Youdan Kim, "Adaptive Image-based Visual Servoing for an Underactuated Quadrotor System," AIAA Journal of Guidance, Control, and Dynamics, Vol. 35, No. 4, 2012, pp. 1335-1353.

  4. Daewon Lee, H. Jin Kim, and Shankar Sastry, "Feedback Linearization vs. Adaptive Sliding Mode Control for a Quadrotor Helicopter," International Journal of Control, Automation, and Systems, Vol. 7, No. 3, June 2009, pp. 419-428.

  5. F. Goodarzi, D. Lee, and T. Lee, "Geometric nonlinear PID control of a quadrotor UAV on SE(3)" in Proceedings of the European Control Conference, 2013, accepted.

  6. Daewon Lee, Asad Ullah Awan, Suseoung Kim and H. Jin Kim, Adaptive Control for a VTOL UAV Operating Near a Wall," AIAA Guidance, Navigation, and Control Conference, Minneapolis, MN, USA, Aug. 13-16, 2012.

  7. Daewon Lee, Tyler Ryan, H, Jin Kim, Autonomous Landing of a VTOL UAV on a Moving Platform Using Image-based Visual Servoing," IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), St. Paul, MN, USA, May 14-18, 2012.

  8. Daewon Lee, Hyon Lim, H, Jin Kim, "Obstacle Avoidance Using Image-based Visual Servoing Integrated with Nonlinear Model Predictive Control," IEEE Conference on Decision and Control and European Control Conference (CDC-ECC), Orlando, FL, USA, Dec. 12-15, 2011.

  9. Suseong Kim, Deawon Lee and H. Jin Kim, "Image Based Visual Servoing for an Autonomous Quadrotor with Adaptive Backstepping Control," International Conference on Control, Automation and Systems, KINTEX, Korea, 2011.

  10. Mingu Kim, Daewon Lee, Jaemann Park, Chulwoo Park, H. J. Kim, and Y. Kim, " Vision-based Hardware-Inthe Loop Simulation Test of Vision-Based Net-Recovery for Fixed-wing Unmanned Aerial Vehicles, " Asia- Pacific International Symposium on Aerospace Technology (APISAT-2011), Melbourne, Australia, Feb. 28- March 3, 2011.

  11. Daewon Lee, H. Jin Kim, "Adaptive Visual Servo Control for a Quadrotor Helicopter," International Conference on Control, Automation and Systems, KINTEX, Korea, 2010.

HONORS & AWARDS

    National Research Fellowship for Science and Engineering 2008-2009
    Lecture & Research Scholarship 2007-2008
    Superior Academic Performance 2006
    Scholarships granted by each college 2006
    The 3rd prize The 5th Korea Robot Aircraft Competition Member of the only team awarded nation-wide from 36 participant teams. 2006
    The 4th prize The 4th Korea Robot Aircraft Competition Member of one of three teams awarded nationwide from 25 participant teams. 2005
    Departmental Fellowship (SNU MAE) 2003-2005
    Leadership and Community Service Award MAE, Seoul National Univ. 2003




John A. Dougherty (MS Student: 2013-2014)

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www.johnadougherty.com

jadoc@gwu.edu

Research

    Laser-Guided Autonomous Landing of a Quadrotor UAV on an Inclined Surface

Education

    B.S. Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering The George Washington University Aug 2009-May 2013

HONORS & AWARDS

    Graduate Research Fellowship, The George Washington University 2013
    The Alfred Martin Freudenthal Prize, The George Washington University 2013
    President of Pi Tau Sigma,George Washington Phi Gamma 2012 - 2013
    Member of Tau Beta Pi Honor Society 2011
    Outstanding Academic Achievement Award,The George Washington University 2011, 2012, 2013
    Society of Satellite Professionals International Scholarship 2012