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Experts on autonomous vehicles

From the ground to the skies, autonomous vehicles have captured imaginations for decades as the technology of the future. Now, that future is here. WPI experts are available to speak about the roles autonomous vehicles can play in tasks ranging from package deliveries, to search and rescue missions, and how teams of robots communicate with each other and learn, here on earth and in space.

Raghvendra V. Cowlagi

Professor Cowlagi's research addresses various aspects of autonomy of mobile vehicles such as unmanned aerial vehicles and self-driving cars, including how such vehicles understand their environments and make independent... Read More

Cagdas  Onal
Cagdas Onal
Associate Professor/Graduate Coordinator
Robotics Engineering

Professor Onal conducts research in soft robotics, a largely underexplored area of robotics that has significance in medicine, manufacturing, and disaster response. Soft robots could potentially be deployed in search-and-rescue... Read More

Carlo  Pinciroli
Carlo Pinciroli
Assistant Professor of Robotics Engineering and Assistant Professor of Fire Protection Engineering
Robotics Engineering

Professor Pinciroli's research focuses on designing innovative tools for swarm robotics. The ultimate goal of my work is to create a resilient, easily deployable hardware/software robotic infrastructure for dangerous... Read More

Erin  Solovey
Erin Solovey
Associate Professor
Computer Science

Much of Professor Solovey's work explores effective human interaction with complex and autonomous systems and vehicles. One focus of research is on next-generation interaction techniques, such as brain-computer... Read More

Alexander  Wyglinski
Alexander Wyglinski
Associate Dean of Graduate Studies
Electrical & Computer Engineering

Professor Wyglinski's work focuses on devising new, reliable, and robust wireless communications using artificial intelligence and machine learning.Given society's growing reliance on wireless connectivity, it is important that... Read More