People

Lab Director

DaniAshwin Dani

Ashwin’s primary research interests are in learning, estimation and control methodologies with applications to various autonomous, semi-autonomous, and robotic systems. Broad research interests are: designing human-autonomy system collaboration, learning for control, autonomous navigation, multi-agent systems.

Ashwin received his BE degree in Mechanical Engineering from the College of Engineering Pune (CoEP), India. He worked as a software engineer with International Business Machines (IBM). He received M.S. and Ph.D. degrees from Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering department at the University of Florida. He was a Post Doctoral Research Associate at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign.

 Phone: (860)-486-3344
 E-mail: ashwin.dani@uconn.edu

 


Graduate Students

 

GangGang Yao

Major: Electrical and Computer Engineering
Research Interests: Vision-based Estimation, Visual Tracking
Degree: Ph.D.
E-mail: gang.yao@uconn.edu

 

 

 

 


Iman

Iman Salehi

Major: Electrical and Computer Engineering
Research Interests: Safe learning for control, Learning from Demonstration
Degree: Ph.D.
E-mail: iman.salehi@uconn.edu

 

 

 

 


Ryan Saltus

Major: Electrical and Computer Engineering
Research Interests: Vision-based Estimation, Controls, Extended Object Tracking
Degree: M.S/Ph.D.
E-mail: ryan.saltus@uconn.edu

 

 

 

 


Daniel Trombetta

Major: Electrical and Computer Engineering
Research Interests: Human-Robot Collaboration, Adaptive Controls, Machine Learning
Degree: Ph.D.
E-mail: daniel.trombetta@uconn.edu

 

 

 


Ghananeel Rotithor

Major: Electrical and Computer Engineering
Research Interests: Learning, Vision-based Estimation and Control
Degree: Ph.D.
E-mail: ghananeel.rotithor@uconn.edu

 

 

 


 

Group Alumni

Ph.D. Students

Harish Ravichandar (2014-2018)
Research Scientist, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA (2018-current).

Master’s Students

Nathan White (2016-2018) (MENG)
Senior R&D Engineer, Medtronics, CT
Pavan Kumar Thota (2014-2016)
Avnish Kumar (2016-current)
MIT

Undergraduate Students

Jacquelyn Khadijah-Hadju (2013-2014)
Engineer at Applied Physical Sciences Corp, Groton, CT
Elizabeth Baranovic (2014-2016)
Graduate Student at Northeastern University, MA
Maya Dubrow (2015)
Electrical Engineer at General Dynamics
David Paquette (2014-2015)
R&D Firmware Engineer at Coherent
Michael Williams  (2015-2016)
Embedded Systems Engineer at CS Communication and Systems, CT
Daniel Trombetta  (2017-2018)
Graduate Student at University of Connecticut
Ryan Saltus  (2017-2018)
Graduate Student at University of Connecticut
Krishnan Sureshkumar  (2017-2018)