LISC members Junyi Dong, Qingze Huo, Frank Kim, and Prof. Silvia Ferrari were recently interviewed for their work on developing algorithms to predict the in-game actions of volleyball players and for their current collaboration with the Big Red hockey team to expand the research project’s applications. Read the full Cornell Chronicle article and watch the accompanying Youtube video here!
Congratulations to LISC Director Prof. Silvia Ferrari for her recently announced position as the inaugural Associate Dean for Cross-Campus Engineering Research at Cornell University and Cornell Tech! This newly created role is designed to develop impactful initiatives and cross-campus research partnerships leading to research centers of excellence spanning the Ithaca and New York campuses, with priority in research areas such as autonomy, robotics, urban technology, and neuroscience. Read more about her new administrative role in the Cornell Chronicle article here!
This summer, LISC director Prof. Silvia Ferrari co-organized the Autonomy and Mobility in Engineered and Natural Environments (AMbiENtE) Workshop hosted at Cornell Tech. Three distinguished speakers, John Albertson (Cornell), Anna Scaglione (Cornell Tech), and Carlo Ratti (MIT), delivered keynote talks on topics ranging from urban air quality and heat islands to smart cities and urban technologies, and electric power systems and information networks. LISC and its members contributed to and presented a total of eight posters from our various ongoing research projects during the event as well. Read the full Cornell Chronicle news article here!
This paper presents a novel informative multiview planning (IMVP) method that simultaneously determines the most informative sequence of views and the shortest path between them for robust and efficient underwater target classification. Read the full article here!
LISC alumni Chang Liu (Postdoctoral Associate 20′) has joined the faculty of the Department of Advanced Manufacturing and Robotics at Peking University. His research interests include control and decision making for autonomous systems, multi-robot coordination, and intent-based human-robot interaction. Find more information about his new faculty position here!
LISC alumni Jane (Jae Jeong) Shin (Ph.D. 21′) has joined the faculty of the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at the University of Florida. Her new research program focuses on the development of design and control methodologies for autonomous robotic systems equipped with sensors. Find more information about her new faculty position here!
LISC member Andre Paradise has recently been awarded the Cornell Engineering Colman Fellowship by the Diversity Programs in Engineering (DPE) Office. Through nomination from the director and faculty of DPE, Andre is also recognized as a Sloan Scholar by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation’s University Centers for Exemplary Mentoring (UCEMs). Find more information about the scholarship program here!
This paper presents a new Random Finite Set formulation to control the
distribution of swarm agents assuming an unknown or unspecified number of agents. Read the full article here!