PeRL STUDIES AUTONOMOUS NAVIGATION & MAPPING FOR MOBILE ROBOTS IN A PRIORI UNKNOWN ENVIRONMENTS.

Maani Ghaffari

Assistant Research Scientist, NAME and Michigan Robotics

@: maanigj at umich dot edu

I received my PhD from the Centre for Autonomous Systems (CAS), University of Technology Sydney, in May 2017. I am currently an Assistant Research Scientist at the Perceptual Robotics Laboratory (PeRL), Department of Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering (NAME), University of Michigan, collaborating with Prof. Ryan Eustice and Prof. Jessy Grizzle. Previously, I was a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at PeRL, NAME, University of Michigan. My research interests mainly include applied mathematics, robotic perception, machine learning, and planning under uncertainty with applications in robotics and autonomous systems. More...