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Ramanarayan Vasudevan

Ramanarayan Vasudevan

Associate Professor, Mechanical Engineering

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Roahm Lab

Address

G058 AL
1231 Beal, Ann Arbor, MI 48109-2133

Email: ramv@umich.edu
Phone: (734) 647-5560

Degrees

Ph.D., Electrical Engineering, University of California, Berkeley, 2012
M.S., Electrical Engineering, University of California, Berkeley, 2009
B.S., Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences, University of California, Berkeley, 2006

Research Interests

Optimization, modeling, design and control of nonlinear and hybrid dynamical systems especially as related to human and robot interaction with one another and the environment; specific applications include the locomotion of legged robots, driver modeling for retraining and semiautonomous vehicle active safety systems, and the development of techniques to automate diagnostic and rehabilitative tasks.

Faculty Type

Tenured and Tenure-Track

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Dasgupta and Vasudevan receive NSF CAREER Awards
03/09/2018
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Vasudevan receives ONR 2018 Young Investigator Award
03/01/2018
His proposal is entitled: "Real-Time Certified, Safe Control Synthesis for Autonomous Systems."

From rodent to robot
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Predicting the Unpredictable
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ME Welcomes New Faculty Members Jeff Sakamoto and Ramanarayan Vasudevan
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