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Research Interests

  • Rehabilitation Robotics
  • Wheelchair Mounted Assistive Robotic Arms
  • Autonomous and Semi-Autonomous Control
  • Human Robot and Human Computer Interaction
  • Applications of Computer Vision
  • Applied Nonlinear Controls

Ongoing Research Projects

  • CHS: Small: Empowerment of Disabled Individuals via an Adaptive Framework for Indirect Human-Robot Interaction (NSF)
  • CHS: Medium: Collaborative Research: Social Learning in Mixed Human-Robot Groups for People with Disabilities (NSF)


Professional Activities

  • Associate Editor, IEEE Transactions on Control Systems Technology
  • Associate Editor, Journal of Aerospace Engineering
  • Associate Editor, Conference Editorial Board, IEEE Control Systems Society
  • Proposal Reviewer for NSF, NIDILRR, NIH, NASA, NMSS


Honors & Awards

  • Senior Member – IEEE
  • Charles N. Millican Faculty Fellow, 2016 onwards
  • UCF Millionaires Club, 2015