Autonomy, Complex Systems and Design

Dr. Rozier and student working on mechanical component in lab

Researchers in this area deal with a wide variety of complex engineering systems. Topic areas range from the optimization and design of aircraft and gas turbine engines to the design of spacecraft, and also includes the design, verification and validation of software used to operate these devices, including robots and autonomous vehicles.

Faculty Expertise

Ping He

Abhishek Halder

Ph.D., Texas A&M University

Control theory, machine learning and optimization

Ping He

Ping He

Ph.D., Chinese Academy of Sciences

Multidisciplinary design optimization

Dae-Young Lee

Dae-Young Lee

Ph.D., University of Michigan

Spacecraft design optimization

Kristine Yvonne-Rozier

Kristin Yvonne Rozier

Ph.D., Rice University

Formal methods and software validation