WPI Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Computer Science Department

Michael A. Gennert
Director, Robotics Engineering Program
Computer Science Department
Electrical & Computer Engineering Department
Worcester Polytechnic Institute
Atwater Kent 130
508-831-5476
michaelg at wpi dot edu

IEEE Int. Conf Technologies for Practical Robot Applications (TePRA)
General Chair

Schedule

Curriculum Vitae


Research

Projects

DARPA Robotics Challenge
NASA SBIR with Autonomous Exploration, Inc.
Tree-climbing Robots

Groups

Artificial Intelligence Research Group
Image Science Research Group
UMass Medical School / Division of Nuclear Medicine

Publications

See CV above

Teaching

Current Courses

RBE 1001 Introduction to RoboticsB Term 13

Recent Courses

RBE 1001 Introduction to RoboticsD Term 12
CS/RBE 549 Computer VisionFall Semester 12
CS/ECE 545 Digital Image Processing – Fall Semester 11

Projects

Project Guidelines
Potential Project Topics

Current Students

PhD

Benzun Pious Wisely Babu
Justin Barrett
Ming Luo

MS

Ryan Giovacchini
Trenton Tabor

MQP

Henrique Polido, DARPA Robotics Challenge, with. Prof. Heinricher
Emanuel Demaio, David Ilacqua, Louie Mistretta, Matthew Simpson, Project Squirrel: A tree climbing robot, with Prof. Stafford

IQP

Asma Chaudri, Natalia Henao, Zahra Maqsood, Robot Film Festival, with Trent Tabor

Recent Graduates

PhD

John Shutt, Fexprs as the basis of Lisp function application or $vau: the ultimate abstraction, 2010
Songxiang Gu, Body Deformation Correction for SPECT Imaging, 2008

MS

Benzun Pious Wisely Babu, Visual Simultaneous Localisation and Mapping for a tree climbing robot, 2013
Andrey Sklyar, Determining Realistic Organ Motion for Testing SPECT Motion Correction Algorithms, 2009
Baoyuan Xing, Improved 3D Heart Segmentation Using Surface Parameterization for Volumetric Heart Data, 2013

MQP

Ian Campbell, Eric Cobane, Ryan Giovacchini, Thomas Murray, [with a little help from friends Matthew Simpson and Benzun Pious Wisely Babu], Tree Climbing Robot, 2013
Clark Bakstran, Scott Brooks, Angelo Platanias, Greg Sletterink, Nick Solarz, Thomas Womersley, Multiple Autonomous Surface Vehicle Project: Robotic Kayak, 2012
Justin Gostanian, Erick Read, Tree Climbing Robot, 2012
James Wilson Tyrrell Jr., Bryan Shah, Counting Pills, 2008
Ellery Harrington, Using Regenerative Fuel Cells to Power a Robot, 2008

IQP

Christopher Conley, Gilmar Da Vitoria, Jessica Gwozdz, Olivia Hugal, RBE 2001 E-Book, 2013
Sidney Batchelder, Robert Le, Liam Terry, Jeff Thomas, Halophytic Agriculture, 2012
Timon Butler, Jonathan Estabrook, Joseph Funk, James Kingsley, Ryan O'Meara, Uki Wiki, 2011
Sammy Kaplan, Andrew Yee Robotics Innovation Competition II, 2009
Bob Breznak, Bill Hnath, Alex Muir, Robotics Innovation Competition, 2008

Other

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