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Jun 30, 2024 Our paper titled “Optimal Robotic Assembly Sequence Planning (ORASP): A Sequential Decision-Making Approach” got accepted at the International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS) 2024!
May 13, 2024 Our paper titled “POLICEd RL: Learning Closed-Loop Robot Control Policies with Provable Satisfaction of Hard Constraints” got accepted at the Robotics: Science and Systems (RSS) 2024!
Mar 28, 2024 Our paper titled “Adaptive Learning from Demonstration in Heterogeneous Agents: Concurrent Minimization and Maximization of Surprise in Sparse Reward Environments” got accepted at the Learning for Dynamics & Control (L4DC) Conference 2024!
Jan 29, 2024 Our paper titled “Weathering ongoing uncertainty: learning and planning in a time-varying partially observable environment” got accepted at the International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA) 2024!
Jan 29, 2024 Our paper titled “Integrating Predictive Motion Uncertainties with Distributionally Robust Risk-Aware Control for Safe Robot Navigation in Crowds” got accepted at the International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA) 2024!
Jan 08, 2024 I was selected as an “Excellent Teacher” by UIUC students for teaching the class AE598: Learning and Control for Multi-Agent Systems!
Jun 21, 2023 Our paper titled “Efficient Constrained Multi-Agent Trajectory Optimization using Dynamic Potential Games” got accepted at the International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS) 2023!
Mar 21, 2023 We will organize a workshop on Multi-Agent Planning and Navigation in Challenging Environments at the Robotics Science and Systems (RSS) 2023!
Mar 10, 2023 Our paper titled RAPID: Autonomous Multi-agent Racing using Constrained Potential Dynamic Games got accepted at the European Control Conference (ECC) 2023!
Jan 16, 2023 Our paper titled Distributed Potential iLQR: Scalable Game-Theoretic Trajectory Planning for Multi-Agent Interactions” got accepted at the International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA) 2023!
Jan 16, 2023 Our paper titled Learning to Influence Vehicles’ Routing in Mixed-Autonomy Networks by Dynamically Controlling the Headway of Autonomous Cars got accepted at the International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA) 2023!
Nov 24, 2022 Our paper titled Maximum-Entropy Multi-Agent Dynamic Games: Forward and Inverse Solutions got accepted at the IEEE Transactions on Robotics (T-RO)!
Aug 15, 2022 We will organize a workshop on Strategic Multi-Agent Interactions: Game Theory for Robot Learning and Decision Making” at the Conference on Robot Learning (CoRL) 2022!
Apr 22, 2022 We will organize a workshop on Behavior-driven Autonomous Driving in Unstructured Environments at the International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS) 2022!
Feb 28, 2022 Our paper titled Congestion-aware Bi-modal Delivery Systems Utilizing Drones got accepted at the European Control Conference (ECC) 2022!
Feb 11, 2022 I won the NSF CAREER Award to develop a mathematical framework for socially-aware control of autonomy!
Jan 31, 2022 Our paper titled Learning Contraction Policies from Offline Data got accepted at the International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA) 2022!
Jan 31, 2022 We will organize a workshop on Learning and Control for Safety-Critical Systems at American Control Conference (ACC) 2022!
Jan 31, 2022 Our paper titled Stackelberg Routing of Autonomous Cars in Mixed-Autonomy Traffic Networks got accepted at the American Control Conference (ACC) 2022!
Jan 03, 2022 Our paper titled Learning Contraction Policies from Offline Data got accepted at the IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters (RA-L)!
Dec 13, 2021 Our paper titled Learning Contraction Policies from Offline Data was selected as the best paper award finalist at NeurIPS 2021 workshop Safe and Robust Control of Uncertain Systems!
Oct 21, 2021 Our paper titled Learning Contraction Policies from Offline Data was accepted as an Oral at NeurIPS 2021 workshop Safe and Robust Control of Uncertain Systems!
May 10, 2021 Our paper titled Potential iLQR: A Potential Minimizing Controller for Panning Multi-Agent Interactive Trajectories was accepted at Robotics Science and Systems (RSS) 2021!
Apr 13, 2021 We will organize a workshop on “Perception and Control for Autonomous Navigation in Crowded, Dynamic Environments” at RSS 2021.
Apr 01, 2021 I am honored to be selected for the UIUC COVID-19 Wall of Recognition in Engineering which recognizes the people who had gone “above and beyond” in their response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Dec 13, 2020 Our paper titled RAT iLQR: A Risk Auto-Tuning Controller to Optimally Account for Stochastic Model Mismatch got accepted at the IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters (RA-L).
Nov 10, 2020 Our paper titled A Game Theoretic Macroscopic Model of Lane Choices at Traffic Diverges with Applications to Mixed-Autonomy Networks got accepted at the Transportation Research Part B journal.
Oct 15, 2020 I gave a talk on “Team Teaching in the Time of Covid-19” at the UIUC Academy for Excellence in Engineering Education (AE3).
Sep 21, 2020 I am honored to be awarded the First Place 2020 IEEE ITSS Best Ph.D. Dissertation Award, for my thesis “Smart Traffic Operation: from Human-Driven Cars to Mixed Vehicle Autonomy”.
Aug 16, 2020 I joined UIUC Aerospace Engineering department as an assistant professor.
Jul 12, 2020 I gave a talk on “Safe Robotic Interactions under Uncertainty through Risk-Sensitive Control” at RSS 2020 workshop on Emergent Behaviors in Human-Robot Systems