Usman Khan


Research Team


PhD Students

    Current
  • Ran Xin, Sep. 2016 to date
  • Fakhteh Saadatniaki, Sep. 2014 to date
  • Sam Safavi, Jan. 2013 to date

  • Alumni
  • Chengiuang Xi, Dec. 2016
    Distributed Optimization over Large-scale Directed Networks
  • Mohammadreza Doostmohammadian, May 2015
    Distributed Estimation of Dynamical Systems: A Structural Analysis

MS Students

    Current
  • Noel Hwang, Jun. 2017 to date
  • Diane Liskey, Sep. 2016 to date

  • Alumni
  • Steven Santos, May 2017
  • Christopher Sacca, May 2017
  • Dong Park, Sep. 2015, Integrating altitude information with GPS data
  • Alexander Henry, Aug. 2015, Adaptive methods for robotic path planning
  • Michael Tran, Aug. 2015, Distributed target tracking in a sensor network
  • Dibeyandu Das, Aug. 2015, Consensus with non-participating agents
  • Anders Simpson-Wolf, Dec. 2014, Privacy and differentially private methods
  • Luke Grymek, Aug. 2013, Coverage and surveillance with autonomous agents
  • Gerald Solimini, May 2012, Distributed path planning algorithms for UAVs
  • Syed S. Akbar, Dec. 2011, Object recognition on AR-Drone (UAV) platform
  • Qiong Wu (Applied Mathematics), Summer 2012, Stochastic modeling of wind turbines

Undergraduates

    Current
  • Mathias Barth, Class of 2019, Jun. 2017 to date
  • Isaac Collins, Class of 2020, Jun. 2017 to date
  • Ashton Stevens, Class of 2019, Jun. 2017 to date
  • Daniel Bronshvayg, Class of 2020, Jan. 2017 to date
  • Mateo Guaman, Class of 2020, Jan. 2017 to date

  • Alumni
  • Kathryn Elliott, Class of 2020, Jan. 2017 to May 2017
  • Zachary F. Manning, Class of 2019, Apr. 2016 to May 2017
  • Anuththari Gamage, Class of 2018, Sep. 2015 to May 2017
  • Ryan Maponga, Class of 2017, Sep. 2016 to May 2017
  • Syed M. Bukhari, Class of 2017, Summer 2014 to May 2017
  • Craig T. Vitirinyu, Class of 2018, Jun. 2016 to Aug. 2016
  • Ryan Kortvelesy, Class of 2019, Sep. 2015 to Jun. 2016
  • Terrence Tufuor, Class of 2017, Jun. 2015 to Dec. 2015
  • Dong Park, Class of 2015, Apr. 2014 to May 2015
  • Cody Chen, Class of 2015, Jan. 2014 to May 2015
  • Oghenefego Ahia, Class of 2017, Summer 2014
  • Pratik Chatrath, Class of 2015, visiting student from SVNIT, Gujarat, India, Summer 2014
  • Cornell Wilson, Class of 2014, May 2013 to Sep. 2013, Aerial robot navigation

  • Senior Design Project, 2014-2015
    • D. Park, C. Chen, and B. Zhang: GPS based self-navigating UAV
  • Senior Design Project, 2012-2013
    • M. Tran, R. Singh, A. Simpson-Wolf, and S. Stanneiwicz: Low-power aerial surveillance for engineering infrastructures
    • Best project in ECE
  • Senior Design Projects, 2011-2012
    • E. Zheng, F. Shaukat, T. Perkins, and Y. Garcia: GPS and compass integration on AR-Drone platform
    • 3rd Place Winners, IBM/IEEE Smarter Planet Challenge: Student Projects Changing the World
    • Robust hardware and software redesign for AR-Drone platform

  • ME undergrads (graduated), Spring 2012: N. Stone, C. N. Bargar, J. Arena, W. Langford
  • Kevin Morrissey (graduated), Distributed control of wind-farms, Spring 2012
  • Hassan Oukacha, GPS-based autonomous navigation, Summer 2012
  • Michael Tran, Decentralized target tracking, May 2011 to May 2013
  • Jesse Weeks, Operational attributes and obstacle avoidance, Summer 2011 to August 2012
  • Tyler Heck (Junior), Feasibility of object recognition algorithm, Summer 2011 




Electrical and Computer Engineering
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Tufts University