TECHLAV Seminar Series

Organizers: Student Leadership Council and Faculty of TECHLAV

TECHLAV Center and its affiliated partners and laboratories are jointly organizing bi-weekly seminar series in different aspects of modeling, control, testing, and evaluation of large-scale systems of autonomous vehicles. The goal is to create this interactive forum as an environment for sharing recent research results and discussing various control, modeling, testing and evaluation problems from different angles by participants with different backgrounds and expertise.


Time and Location:

Friday 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM in the Fort IRC Bldg, Room 410 NC A&T State University, 1601 East Market Street, Greensboro, NC 27411


Upcoming Seminars:

Speaker Affiliation Area Date
Past Seminars:

Speaker Affiliation Area Presentation Date
Dr. Pratap Tokekar Assistant Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Virginia Tech Autonomous Near Earth Sensing with Aerial, Ground, and Marine Robots File 04/06/2018
Dr. Yash Puranik Research Scientist at Rockwell Automation Diagnosing infeasible optimization models File 03/02/2018
Laya Shamgah PhD Student at North Carolina A&T State University Symbolic Planning of non-linear Dynamic Systems File 02/16/2018
Jonathan Lwowski Electrical Engineering Doctoral student at the University of Texas at San Antonio, with research focus on controls Task Allocation Using Parallelized Clustering and Auctioning Algorithms for Heterogeneous Robotic Swarms Operating on a Cloud Network File 02/02/2018
Alejandro White PhD Student at North Carolina A&T State University Asynchronous vs. Synchronous Diagnosis File 12/15/2017
Dr. Ali Raz Research scientist at Purdue University’s Center for Integrated Systems in Aerospace Integrated design and evaluation of an Information Fusion System (IFS) File 12/01/2017
Dr. Riccardo Ferrari Marie Curie Fellow and Assistant Professor in Fault Tolerant Control at Delft University of Technology (The Netherlands) Distributed Fault Diagnosis and Cyber-attack Detection in Large–Scale Systems File 11/10/2017
Emmanuel Johnson Fulbright Scholar and NSF Fellow currently pursuing his PhD in Computer Science at the University of Southern California Using Automated Agents to Teach Interpersonal Skills File 10/27/2017
Dr. Shashank Tamaskar Research Associate Scientist at the Center for Integrated Systems in Aerospace (CISA) at Purdue University Sensor Fusion and Sensor-Target Allocation File 10/13/2017
Niloofar Bahadori PhD Student at North Carolina A&T State University Device-to-Device Communication in 5G Wireless Networks File 09/29/2017
Dr. Hai Lin Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering at the University of Notre Dame Achieve Complex Missions through Human-Robot Collaboration in Dynamic and Uncertain Environments File 05/11/2017
Abenezer Girma PhD Student at North Carolina A&T State University Data Driven Development of Autonomous Driving File 05/04/2017
Abhijit Majumdar Graduate student in the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department at the University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) Multi Virtual Agent Exploration for Faster Convergence in Deep Q-Learning File 04/20/2017
Dr. Wei Dai Research Scientist @Rockwell Automation Real-Time Performance Monitoring and Diagnostics of Rod Pump System File 09/15/17
Yash Puranik Research Scientist @Rockwell Automation Automatic Identification of Nuisance and Correlated Alarms File 09/08/17
Prof. Abdulrahman Aljanobi Automation in Agricultural Fields File 08/25/17
Tadewos Getahun Tadewos PhD Student @North Carolina A&T State University Formal Verification and the Applications to Control of Autonomous Vehicles File 08/04/17
Zihao Wang Master's Student @North Carolina A&T State University A Collision Avoidance System with Fuzzy Danger Level Detection File 07/28/17
Laya Shamgah PhD Student @North Carolina A&T State University Dynamic Reach-avoid Symbolic Planning File 07/21/17
Xuyang Yan Master's Student @North Carolina A&T State University A Novel Clustering Algorithm Based on Fitness Proportionate Sharing File 07/14/17
Mevlut Demir PhD Student @The University of Texas at San Antonio Real-time Analytics with Apache Storm File 07/07/17
Abel Hailemichael PhD Student @North Carolina A&T State University Developing a Reconfigurable ROS Package for Fuzzy Logic Controllers File 06/30/17
Parsa Yousefi PhD Student @The University of Texas at San Antonio Data Analysis, Estimation, and Fault Detection of Large-scale Autonomous System of Vehicles Using Neural Networks File 06/23/17
Norbert Agana PhD Student @North Carolina A&T State University Data Science & Analytics for Intrusion Detection File 06/16/17
Shabnam Nazmi PhD Student @North Carolina A&T State University Multi-Label Classification File 06/09/17
Mohd Anwar Assistant Professor @North Carolina A&T State University Data Science & Analytics for Intrusion Detection File 05/12/17
Kaushik Roy Assistant Professor @North Carolina A&T State University Secure Cyber Identity Framework File 05/05/17
Christopher Thomas PhD Student @North Carolina A&T State University Time Delay in Internet Based Control Systems File 04/28/17
Dr. Patrick Benavidez Assistant Professor @The University of Texas at San Antonio Deep Neural Network Enhanced VSLAM Landmark Selection File 04/07/17
Beth-Anne Schuelke-Leech The Ethical Development of Autonomous Vehicles File 03/31/17
Niloofar Bahadori PhD Student @North Carolina A&T State University Device to Device Communication in Software Defined Network 5G File 03/17/17
Marcia Nealy Master's Student @North Carolina A&T State University Development of a Simulated Environment for Decision Making Performance with an Autonomous System Under Uncertainty File 03/17/17
Dr. Thomas W. Davis Professor @The University of Alabama Seven domains of human systems integration in the application of test and evaluation of Army acquisition system development File 03/10/17
Saina Ramyar PhD Student @North Carolina A&T State University A Personalized Highway Driving Assistance System File 03/03/17
Joseph K. Nuamah PhD Student @North Carolina A&T State University CWT and EEG File 02/24/17
Mina Moradi PhD Student @North Carolina A&T State University Identifying time-delayed gene regulatory network File 02/17/17
Jonathan Lwowski PhD Student, The University of Texas at San Antonio Task Allocation Using Parallelized Clustering and Auctioning Algorithms for Heterogeneous Robotic Swarms Operating on a Cloud Network File 02/10/17
Dr. Mohammad Razeghi-Jahromi Research Associate @North Carolina A&T State University An Introduction to Foundations of Learning Classifier Systems with an Extension to XCS Update Algorithm File 02/3/17
Syed Salaken PhD Student @Deakin University, Australia Type reduction in interval type-2 fuzzy system File 01/27/17
Dr. Nahal Maleki Data Fusion File 01/20/17
Chang S. Nam, Ph.D. Assistant Professor @North Carolina State University Brain-Computer Interface (BCI) File 01/13/17
Abhijith Puthussery MS Student @Univ Texas San Antonio Autonomous Navigation/ROS File 12/02/16
Seifemichael Amsalu PhD Student @North Carolina A&T State University Hidden Markov Models Sensitivity Analysis File 11/18/16
Abel Hailemichael PhD Student @North Carolina A&T State University Fuzzy Systems, Control, Testing and Evaluation File 11/11/16
Alejandro White PhD Student @North Carolina A&T State University Control, Safety, and Diagnosis File 10/28/16
Niloofar Bahadori PhD Student @North Carolina A&T State University Communication Systems File 10/14/16
Christopher Thomas PhD Student @North Carolina A&T State University Mechanical Engineering File 10/14/16
Gabriel Awogbami PhD Student @North Carolina A&T State University Machine Learning and Fuzzy Logic Control File 10/07/16
Nina Namvar PhD Student @North Carolina A&T State University Communication Systems File 09/30/16
Mina Moradi PhD Student @North Carolina A&T State University Electrical Engineering File 09/23/16
Younho Seong Associate Professor @North Carolina A&T State University Human Decision Making and Information Visualization File 09/16/16
Khaled Alotaibi PhD Student @North Carolina A&T State University Cyber Security File 09/9/16
Prasanna Kolar PhD Student @Univ Texas San Antonio Formation Control/ROS File 09/02/16
Seeung Oh PhD Student @North Carolina A & T State University Human Computer Interaction File 08/19/16
Nicholas Gallardo PhD Student @Univ Texas San Antonio Formation Control/ROS File 07/08/16
Joseph Stephens Associate Professor, Psychology @North Carolina A & T State University Human Factors, Human-Computer Interaction, Situation Awareness File 6/24/16
Mr. Paul L. Russell, Jr Senior Principal Engineer with InterDigital Communications oneM2M – A Common Service Platform for IoT File 6/10/16
Mr. Simon Khan PhD Student @Syracuse University UAV Wireless Communication File 5/13/16
Dr. Brian Taylor Research Mechanical Engineer @Air Force Research Laboratory Bioinspired Magneto Reception File 4/22/16
Dr. Emily Doucette Research Engineer @Air Force Research Laboratory Human-Autonomy Interaction File 4/15/16
Mr. Alejandro White PhD Student @North Carolina A & T State University Fault Diagnosis Using Descrete-Event Systems File 4/1/16
Ms. Myrielle Allen-Prince MS Student @North Carolina A & T State University Modeling and Analyzing the Effects of Delay-Consensus of Networks of Multi-Agent Systems File 4/1/16
Ms. Laya Shamgah PhD Student @North Carolina A & T State University Hybrid Control System, Robotics, Tasking, and Planning File 3/18/16
Mr. Yunus Yetis PhD Student @Univ Texas San Antonio Application of Big Data Analytics via Soft Computing File 2/19/16
Mr. Berat Erol PhD Student @Univ Texas San Antonio Cloud-Based Control and Cooperative Mapping File 2/5/16
Dr. Edward Tunstel Sr. Roboticist @ the John Hopkins APL Heterogeneous Robotic and Team Autonomy R & D File 1/22/16
Mr. Mahdi Karimi PhD Student @North Carolina A&T State University Fault Diagnosis For An Unknown Plant File 12/18/15
Dr. Patrick Benavidez Adjunct Professor @Univ Texas San Antonio 3D-Printed Mobile Assistance Platform (MAP) For Rehabilitative Robtotics File 12/4/15
Mr. Jody Nelson Managing Partner of kVA An Overview of Functional Safety for Automotive File 11/20/15
Dr. Ahmad Taha Assistant Professor of ECE @Univ Texas San Antonio Cyber-Physical Systems, Smart Grids and Dynamic State Estimations File 11/6/15
Mr. Nima Namvar PhD student @North Carolina A&T State University Game Theory and its Applications in Multi-Agent Systems File 10/23/15
Dr. Jeff Prevost Assistant Professor of Research @Univ Texas San Antonio Computing in the Cloud File 10/9/15
Dr. Stephens Associate Professor @North Carolina A&T State University Testing the Influence of Autonomous System Input on Human Perceptual Categorization of Speech File 9/25/15
Dr. Yi Assistant Professor @North Carolina A&T State University Analysis and Control of Systems Considering Signal Transmission Delays File 9/11/15
Ms. Niloofar Bahadori PhD student @North Carolina A&T State University Wireless Communication In Multi-agent Autonomous Robotic System File 8/5/15
Mr. Amin Mirakhorli PhD student @Univ Texas San Antonio A Survey on Task Allocation Problem In Multi-agent Systems File 7/22/15
Mr. Seyed Ali Miraftabzadeh PhD student @Univ Texas San Antonio Cloud Base Control of Heterogeneous Large-scale Autonomous Vehicles File 7/22/15
Mr. Mohammadmahdi Karimi PhD student @North Carolina A&T State University An Active Learning Approach For Deterministic Finite State Machines File 7/8/15
Mr. Mohan Muppidi PhD student @Univ Texas San Antonio Vision Based Cloud Robotics File 6/10/15
Dr. Patrick Benavidez Adjunct Professor @Univ Texas San Antonio Design of a Home Multi-Robot System for the Elderly and Disabled File 5/27/15