Team

Faculty

Prof. Angela P. Schoellig

Assistant Professor

“I am excited about robotics, controls and machine learning, and any novel sensing and computing technology that enables us to design robotic systems that interact with the world and with us.”

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Postdoctoral Fellows

mohamedhelwa

Mohamed Helwa

PhD Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Toronto

Control design for safety-critical systems; safe, online learning of robots; transfer learning in robotics.

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mohammadnahangi

Mohammad Nahangi

PhD Civil Engineering, University of Waterloo

Autonomous UAV monitoring of the construction progress in indoor environments (w/ Brenda McCabe).

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PhD Students

felixberkenkamp

Felix Berkenkamp

MSc Mechanical Engineering, ETH Zurich

Provable algorithms for safe reinforcement learning and their applications to robotics (w/ Andreas Krause).

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chrismckinnon

Chris McKinnon

MASc Aerospace Engineering, University of Toronto

Multi-context learning to allow robots to cope with large changes in the environment.

karimeperez

Karime Pereida Pérez

MEng Mechanical Engineering, University of New South Wales

Iterative learning control and transfer learning for quadrotors.

 

mariovukosavljev

Mario Vukosavljev

BASc Engineering Science (Aerospace), University of Toronto

Modular framework for motion planning based on feedback-based motion primitives (w/ Mireille Broucke).

 

Masters Students

thomasbamford

Thomas Bamford

BASc Mineral Engineering, University of Toronto

Applications of UAVs in the mining industry (w/ Kamran Esmaeili).

rikkyduivenvoorden

Rikky Duivenvoorden

MASc Aerospace Engineering, University of Toronto

Quadrotor control in the presence of unknown mass properties.

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julianfoerster

Julian Förster

BSc Mechanical Engineering, ETH Zurich

 

melissagreef

Melissa Greeff

BASc Engineering Science (Aerospace), University of Toronto

A vision-based path-following controller for UAVs during GPS-denied flight.

davekooijman

Dave Kooijman

BEng Electrical Engineering, Eindhoven University of Technology

High-precision tracking in changing environments through adaptive feedback and iterative learning.

siqizhou

SiQi Zhou

BASc Engineering Science (Aerospace), University of Toronto

Neural networks for safe, high-performance robot maneuvers.

 

Undergraduate Students

xintongdu

Xintong Du

BASc Engineering Science (Robotics), University of Toronto
adrianesser

Adrian Esser

BASc Engineering Science (Aerospace), University of Toronto

Automatic on-the-ground wind stabilization system for a hybrid aerial vehicle.

aakashgoel

Aakash Goel

BASc Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Toronto

Ballbot, an autonomous tennis ball collecting robot.

 

philiphuang

Philip Huang

BASc Engineering Science, University of Toronto
qiyangli

Qiyang Li

BASc Engineering Science (Robotics), University of Toronto
quinlansykora

Quinlan Sykora

BASc Engineering Science (Robotics), University of Toronto

 

Former Students of the Dynamic Systems Lab

PhD Students

Masters Students

  • Yassine Nemmour, 2017, “Safe exploration in robotics using Gaussian process models.”
  • Andreas Hock, 2016, “Distributed iterative learning control for multi-agent systems.”
  • Kaizad Raimalwala, 2015, “Transfer learning for robotics: can a robot learn from another robot’s data?” link Coadvised with Prof. B. Francis.
  • Chris McKinnon, 2015, “Data-driven, force-based interaction for quadrotors.” link
  • Felix Berkenkamp, 2014, “Learning-based robust control: robustness guarantees for learning systems.”

Undergraduate Students

Undergraduate Thesis

  • SiQi Zhou, 2016, “Transformation between kinematic point and unicycle model for leader-follower formation problems.”
  • Rakibur Rahman, 2016, “Analysis of the capabilities of the Intel RealSense camera.”
  • Masha Itkina, 2016, “Towards multi-agent learning.”
  • Spencer Richards, 2016, “Sensor fusion and state estimation for indoor-outdoor flight of an octocopter.”
  • YihTang Yeo, 2016, “Controller design for quadrotors with cable-suspended payload for fire-fighting missions.”
  • Adrian Esser, 2016, “Development of a programmable unmanned aerial vehicle for nuclear reactor face surveying.”
  • Tristan Laidlow, 2015, “A framework for real-time motion generation for aerial vehicles in response to musical signals.”
  • Xingbo Wang, 2014, “Physically interactive flying robots.”
  • Andreas Pfrunder, 2013, “Visual teach and repeat for autonomous quadrotor flight.”

Summer Internship

 

Team at Work

University of Toronto Institute for Aerospace Studies