Dr. Fumin Zhang is a Professor in the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the Georgia Institute of Technology. He received a PhD degree in 2004 from the University of Maryland (College Park) in Electrical Engineering, and held a postdoctoral position in Princeton University from 2004 to 2007. His research interests include mobile sensor networks, maritime robotics, control systems, and theoretical foundations for cyber-physical systems. He received the NSF CAREER Award in September 2009, the Lockheed Inspirational Young Faculty Award in March 2010, the ONR Young Investigator Program Award in April 2010, and the GT Roger P. Webb Outstanding Junior Faculty Award in April 2011. He is currently serving as the co-chair for the IEEE RAS Technical Committee on Marine Robotics, and the chair for the IEEE CSS Technical Committee on Robotic Control and Manufacturing Automation.
Ph. D. Students
Paul Varnell is a Ph.D. candidate in the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering studying under Dr. Fumin Zhang with a focus in control theory and robotics. He received his B.S. degree in 2009 from Georgia Tech and then worked at Georgia Tech Research Institute (GTRI) on the Yellowfin underwater vehicle before enrolling in the Georgia Tech Ph.D. program. His research includes topics relating to computational tools for robust control, the influence of communication on control, environmental sensing, and human-computer interaction.
Sean received his B.S. and M.S. from the Georgia Institute of Technology in 2011 and 2015 and is currently a Ph.D. candidate in the school of Electrical and Computer Engineering, studying under Dr. Fumin Zhang in the Georgia Tech Systems Research lab. His research focus is on multi-hop network routing for mobile robots operating in communication-constrained environments.
Vivek K Mishra
Vivek is a PhD student in Georgia Institute of Technology, working under Dr. Fumin Zhang in Georgia Tech Systems Research Lab. Vivek completed his undergraduate studies in Electrical engineering from National Institute of Technology, Bhopal, India in 2011. Currently Vivek is working on projects: Design & Control of an indoor blimp and Plume tracking algorithm for multi agent robot systems.
Ayesha is currently a graduate student working with Dr. Fumin Zhang at the Georgia Tech Systems Research Lab. She completed her BS in Electrical Engineering from Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS), Pakistan in 2013. Ayesha’s research focus is on bio-inspired multi-agent systems.
Mengxue received her B.S. from Shanghai Jiao Tong University, School of Electronic Information and Electrical Engineering in 2016. She is currently a PhD student majored in Electrical and Computer Engineering and is working under Dr. Fumin Zhang in Georgia Tech Systems Research Lab. Her current research project focuses on path planning for underwater vehicle in spatial and temporal varying ocean flow field, and on data-driven ocean flow modelling and prediction.
Meriam received her B.S. degree in Engineering Cybernetics from the University of Stuttgart, Germany, in 2015 and earned a joint M.S. degree between the University of Stuttgart and Georgia Tech’s George W.Woodruff School of Mechanical Engineering in 2017. She is currently a Mechanical Engineering PhD student studying under Dr. Fumin Zhang with a research focus on motion tomography flow estimation and underwater path-planning for AUVs.
Tony is currently a Robotic Engineering Ph.D. student studying under Dr. Fumin Zhang and Dr. Sam Coogan. He received his B.S. degree in 2016 and his M.S. degree in 2018 from the University of Virginia. His research includes topics related to the verification of autonomous behavior, multi-robot collaborations, and sensing and estimation.
Ziqiao is currently a Electrical and Computer Engineering Master student studying under Dr. Fumin Zhang. She received her B.S. degree in Automation from Sichuan University in 2018. Her current research project focuses on long short-term memory and data-driven control.
Ningshi is currently a postdoctoral researcher with Dr. Fumin Zhang. She obtained her PhD degree in 2020 from Electrical and Computer Engineering at Georgia Institute of Technology. She earned her bachelor degree in Control Science and Engineering from Zhejiang University, China, 2020. Her research focuses on scheduling and control co-design for resource constrained systems, human robot interaction and cyber physical system.
Said is currently a postdoctoral researcher under Dr. Fumin Zhang. He earned his Ph.D degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Georgia Institute of Technology in 2019. He earned his M.S. degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering from University of Central Florida in 2013 and B.S. degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Sultan Qaboos University in 2009. He has a teaching experience at Sultan Qaboos University in the periods of 2009-2011 and 2013-2014. His current research focus is on multi-agent control of bio-inspired source seeking strategies and applications of control in communication systems.
- Qiuyang Tao (PhD, 2020)
- Ningshi Yao (PhD, 2020)
- Said Al Abri (PhD, 2019)
- Carol C Young (PhD, 2019)
- Sungjin Cho (PhD, 2017)
- Dongsik Chang (PhD, 2016)
- Shayok Mukhopadhyay (PhD, 2014)
- Zhenwu Shi (PhD, 2014)
- Klimka Szwaykowska (PhD, 2013)
- ChuanFeng Wang (PhD, 2013)
- Wencen Wu (PhD, 2013)
- Steven Bradshaw (MS, 2013)
- Justin Shapiro (MS, 2012)
- Jonghyuk Kim (PhD, 2011)
- Huizhen Yang (Visiting scholar)
- Jiangcheng Yu (Visiting scholar)