GRASP Laboratory - University of Pennsylvania
2012 Participants

2012 GRASP REU Site Participants

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Stephen Dodds
Rising Senior in Electronics Engineering
Home Institution: University of Nebraska at Omaha
Faculty Advisor: Vijay Kumar
Grad Mentors: Ed Steager and Denise Wong
Project Title: Developing Tracking Algorithms For Multiple Microrobots
Lowell Fluke
Rising Junior in Applied Mathematics
Home Institution: Harvard University
Faculty Advisor: Kostas Daniilidis
Grad Mentor: Nicu Stiurca
Project Title: Autonomous Quadrotor Navigation With Visual Servoing
Rocky Foster
Rising Senior in Mathematics
Home Institution: University of Maryland, Baltimore County
Faculty Advisor: Alejandro Ribeiro
Grad Mentor: Jim Stephan
Project Title: Robust Fluctuating Computer Networks with Application to Robotic Systems
Tre Glover
Rising Sophomore in Computer Engineering
Home Institution: University of Maryland, Baltimore County
Faculty Advisor: CJ Taylor
Grad Mentor: David Isele
Project Title: Optimization Methods with Landmark Based Robot Navigation

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Raven Hooper
Rising Sophomore in Electrical and Computer Engineering
Home Institution: Temple University
Faculty Advisor: Katherine J. Kuchenbecker
Grad Mentor: Heather Culbertson
Project Title: Real-Time User Interface for the Haptic Camera
Liz Miller
Rising Sophomore in Robotics Engineering
Home Institution: Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI)
Faculty Advisor: Vijay Kumar
Grad Mentor: Yash Mulgaonkar
Project Title: Optimizing Quadrotor Performance through Modeling and Scaling
Chase Pair
Rising Senior in Mechanical Engineering
Home Institution: University of Texas, Arlington
Faculty Advisor: Vijay Kumar
Grad Mentors: Justin Thomas and Koushil Sreenath
Project Title: Obtaining Tension Measurements for Dynamic Quadrotor Load Sharing and Control
Best Presentation Award
Julie Walker
Rising Junior in Mechanical Engineering
Home Institution: Rice University
Faculty Advisor: Katherine J. Kuchenbecker
Grad Mentor: Will McMahan
Project Title: Haptic Feedback for Remote Palpation

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2012 GRASP REU Site Resident Assistant (RA)

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Robert Parajon
Rising Senior in Mechanical Engineering and Applied Mechanics
Home Institution: University of Pennsylvania