Graduate Students

Ernesto Hernandez-Hinojosa (PhD, ME UIC)
Jan. 2020 - Dec. 2023

PhD Thesis: Real-world Implementation of Simplified Dynamic Models for Bipedal Robot Control

Postdoctoral Research, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA

Jeremy Krause (MS, ME UIC)
Aug. 2018 - May 2023

MS (non-thesis): Gaussian Process Regression For Sim-to-real Transfer Of Hopping Gaits (Video)

Ali Zamani (PhD, ME UIC)
Aug. 2015 - Dec. 2020

PhD Thesis: Toward Enhancing Stability and Agility of Dynamically Balancing Legged Robots: A Data-Driven Approach

Senior Robotics Engineer, Miso Robotics, California, USA

Chinonso Ovuegbe (MS, ME UTSA)
Aug. 2019 - May 2020

MS Thesis: Parameter Selection in the Dynamic Window Approach Robot Collision Avoidance Algorithm Using Bayesian Optimization

Justin Ernst
Justin Ernst (MS, ME UTSA)
May 2018 - Aug. 2019

MS Thesis: Tuning A Discrete Linear Quadratic Regulator Controller Using
The Region Of Attraction For The Simplest Walker Model

Andrew Waterreus
Andrew Waterreus (MS, ME UTSA)
Fall 2017 - Aug. 2019

MS Thesis: Utilization Of Supervised And Reinforcement Learning in the Automation of the Classical Atari Game "pong"

Obituary (1991-2019)
Donation page to support an aspiring Mechanical Engineer

 Eric Sanchez Eric Sanchez (MS, ME UTSA)
Aug. 2016 - Dec. 2018

MS Thesis: Rowdy Runner II: An Independently Actuated Rimless Wheel Robot
Paper | Video

Robotics Engineering, Boardwalk Robotics (spin-off from IHMC), Pensacola, Florida.

 Robert Brothers Robert Brothers (MS, ME UTSA)
Jan. 2016 - Dec. 2018

MS Thesis: Dynamic Programming Of A Torso Actuated Rimless Wheel Robot
Ezra Ameperosa (MS, ME UTSA)
Sep. 2015 - Aug. 2018

MS Thesis: Bolt Detection and Position Estimation using Domain Randomization
Paper, Best paper award at ASME IDETC/CIE 2019 | Video

Mechanical Engineer, Air Force Research Lab, Dayton, Ohio

Christian Trevino (MS, ME UTSA)
Sep. 2015 - Dec. 2017

MS Thesis: A Miniature Size 3D Printed Linear Pneumatic Actuator For Robotic Applications

Design Engineer at Intel, Portland, Oregon.

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Geoffrey Chiou (MS, ME UTSA)
Sep. 2016 - Dec. 2017

MS Thesis: Reducing The Variance Of Intrinsic Camera Calibration Results In The ROS Camera_Calibration Package

Robotics Engineer at PlusOne Robotics, San Antonio, Texas

Matthew Piper (MS, ME UTSA)
June 2016 - May 2017

MS Thesis: How to Beat Flappy Bird: A mixed-integer model predictive control approach
Paper | Video

Systems Engineer at Raytheon, Tucson, Arizona

Abhishek Bapat
Abhishek Bapat (MS, AMIE-UTSA)
Jan. 2015 - Dec. 2016

MS Thesis: Design, prototyping and testing of an autonomous robot with C shaped compliant legs: AbhisHex
CAD files | Photos | Video

Dan Bray
Daniel Bray (MS, ME-UTSA)
Jan. 2015 - July. 2015

MS Special Project: Locating position and orientation of objects using RGB-D camera.
Report | Code

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