General Information

I am an Associate Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Boston University.

Before joining BU, I was a post-doctoral reseacher in the GRASP Laboratory at University of Pennsylvania under the supervision of Prof. Kostas Daniilidis and Prof. Vijay Kumar.

I obtained my PhD degree in Electrical and Computer Enginnering at the Johns Hopkins University in 2012. I worked as a Research Assistant in the Vision Lab under the supervision of Prof. René Vidal.

Research Interests

My research interests lie at the intersection of automatic control, robotics and computer vision. I am particularly interested in applications of Riemannian geometry and linear programming in problems involving distributed teams of agents, or geometrical and spatio-temporal constraints.

I am currently working on a variety of challenges raising at different levels of multi-agent systems, ranging from low-level perception (robust distributed data association in images), to single-agent control (enforcing safety with in continuous time with discrete-time control), to robust multi-agent estimation (outlier-robust localization and mapping), to high-level multi-agent planning under spatio-temporal constraints (temporal logic and security specifications).

I am also interested in subspace clustering and its application to motion segmentation in videos. I am the main author of the Hopkins 155 dataset, a popular benchmark for multiview affine motion segmentation.