Current Graduate Students

Name Degree Topic Co-supervisor
Rollen D'Souza Ph.D. An Exterior Differential Characterization of Transverse Feedback Linearization
Shaundell Dubay Ph.D. Human Robot Interaction in an Industrial Setting Prof. William Melek
Alex Lovi Ph.D. Prof. Baris Fidan
Hassaan Qazi M.A.Sc. Discrete-time adaptive control Prof. Daniel Miller
Yi Feng Wang M.A.Sc. Minimally invasive safety controllers for industrial ground robots Prof. Stephen Smith
Jean-Luc Bastarache M.A.Sc. Responsible safety for industrial ground robots Prof. Stephen Smith
Ben Zhang M.A.Sc. Prof. Derek Rayside

Former Graduate Students

Name Degree Thesis Last Known Position
Orlando Barrera PerezM.A.Sc.Adaptive Path Following for an Underactuated Nonholonomic Mobile Manipulator. Software developer, Dejero Labs
Philip McCarthyPh.D.Sampled-Data Control of Invariant Systems on Exponential Lie Groups.Postdoctoral fellow, U. of Toronto
Joel SimardM.A.Sc.Periodic Nonlinear Adaptive Control of Rapidly Time-Varying Linear Systems.Ph.D. Candidate, Imperial College U.K.
Maxwell SteinfeldM.A.Sc.Path Following and Output Synchronization of Homogeneous Linear Time-Invariant Systems.Embedded Systems Designer, Foresight Sports
Alireza Doosthoseini Ph.D.Coordinated path following: A nested invariant sets approach.Assistant professor, Mechatronics Group, K.N. Toosi University of Technology
Rajan GillM.A.Sc.Robust Spline Path Following for Redundant Mechanical Systems.Engineer, Zipline
Eugene LiM.A.Sc.Stabilization of polytopes for fully actuated Euler-Lagrange systems.Mechatronics Engineer, MME Department, University of Waterloo
Mohamed Al LawatiM.A.Sc. Gait shape control for 2-D.O.F bipedal robots using hybrid virtual holonomic constraints.Ph.D. candidate, University of Alberta
Philip McCarthyM.A.Sc. Cardinality constrained robust optimization applied to a class of interval observers.
Yuqian LiM.A.Sc. Synchronized closed-path following for a mobile robot and an Euler-Lagrange system.China Aviation Industry Corporation Luoyang Institute of Electro-Optical Devices
Mikhail KoldychevM.A.Sc. Observers on linear Lie groups with linear estimation error dynamics.Software Engineer, Cisco Systems Canada
Adeel AkhtarM.A.Sc. Dynamic path following controllers for planar mobile robots.Post-doctoral fellow, Queen's University
Andre HladioM.A.Sc. Path following for mechanical systems applied to robotic manipulators.C.T.O., Intellijoint Surgical

Post-Doctoral Researchers

Name Topic Year
Ali Mahdipour Shirayeh Exterior differential systems and feedback linearization 2013
John Daly Transverse feedback linearization of LTI systems 2010

International Visiting Graduate Students

Name Topic Home Institution Year
Robbert Louwers Piecewise-Linear Planners for a Unicycle with Transverse Feedback Linearization based Path Following Eindhoven University of Technology 2019
Gildeberto Cardoso Path planning and set stabilization based path following Universidade Federal da Bahia 2017

Undergraduate Research Students

Name Program Year
Zachary Bortoff Undergraduate research assistant (part-time) 2021
Loïc James Azzalini Undergraduate research assistant (part-time) 2019
Yaning Tan Undergraduate research assistant (part-time) 2017
Rollen D'Souza SE 499: Project 2017
Robert Baker ECE 499: Project 2014
Raian Bolonha Castilho Spinelli Canada-Brazil CsF Program 2014
Stanislav Bochkarev N.S.E.R.C. Undergraduate Student Research Award 2013-2014
Bill W. Zhao Undergraduate research assistant (part-time) 2013
Farhan Khan N.S.E.R.C. Undergraduate Student Research Award 2011
Mikhail Koldychev N.S.E.R.C. Undergraduate Student Research Award 2010
Ayush Gupta Undergraduate research assistant (part-time) 2010
Rohit Sinha Undergraduate research assistant (part-time) 2010
Eike Rehder GENE 502: Directed Studies for Visiting Exchange Students 2010