Director

Maani Ghaffari

Assistant Professor

Department of Naval Architecture & Marine Engineering

Robotics Institute

University of Michigan

Email: maanigj (at) umich (dot) edu

Bio, CV, Google Scholar, GitHub

Team Members

Postdocs and Staff

Jingwei Song

Postdoc

Email: jingweso (at) umich (dot) edu

Graduate Students

Ray Zhang

PhD Candidate, Robotics

Email: rzh (at) umich (dot) edu

Minghan Zhu

PhD Candidate, Mechanical Engineering

Email: minghanz (at) umich (dot) edu

Tribhi Kathuria

PhD Candidate, Robotics

Email: tribhi (at) umich (dot) edu

Chien Erh (Cynthia) Lin

PhD Candidate, Robotics

Email: chienerh (at) umich (dot) edu

Google Scholar, GitHub, Website

Tzu-Yuan (Justin) Lin

PhD Candidate, Robotics

Email: tzuyuan (at) umich (dot) edu

Google Scholar, GitHub, Website

Sangli Teng

PhD Candidate, Robotics

Email: sanglit (at) umich (dot) edu

Bo Fu

PhD Candidate, Robotics

Email: bofu (at) umich (dot) edu

Joseph Wilson

PhD Candidate, Robotics

Email: wilsoniv (at) umich (dot) edu

Jorge Arce-Garro

PhD Candidate, Mathematics

Email: jorem (at) umich (dot) edu

Duong Le

PhD Student, Robotics

Email: duongqle (at) umich (dot) edu

Tingjun Li

MS Student, Robotics

Email: tingjunl (at) umich (dot) edu

Yuewei Fu

MS Student, Robotics

Email: ywfu (at) umich (dot) edu

Yifan Xu

MS Student, Robotics

Email: yfx (at) umich (dot) edu

Theodor Chakhachiro

MS Student, Robotics

Email: teochiro (at) umich (dot) edu

Yanbaihui (Evelyn) Liu

MS Student, ECE

Email: yanbhliu (at) umich (dot) edu

AJ Bull

MS Student, Robotics

Email: augustb (at) umich (dot) edu

Wenzhe Tong

MS Student, Mechanical Engineering

Email: wenzhet (at) umich (dot) edu

Xiang Gao

MS Student, Robotics

Email: gxiang (at) umich (dot) edu

Junzhe Wu

MS Student, ECE

Email: junzhewu (at) umich (dot) edu

Nicole Campbell

MS Student, Robotics

Email: nicoca (at) umich (dot) edu

Undergraduate Research Assistants

Ashwin Gupta

Undergrad Student

Email: ashmg (at) umich (dot) edu

Justin Yu

Undergrad Student

Email: yujustin (at) umich (dot) edu

Mellisa Lee

Undergrad Student

Email: mellisal (at) umich (dot) edu

Dilan Huang

Undergrad Student

Email: dilanh (at) umich (dot) edu

Arthur Zhang

Undergrad Student

Email: arthurzh (at) umich (dot) edu

Next Position: CS PhD student@UT Austin

Nikhil Sridhar

Undergrad Student

Email: niksrid (at) umich (dot) edu

Benjamin Rossano

Undergrad Student

Email: brossano (at) umich (dot) edu

Past Lab Members

Bruce JK Huang

PhD, Robotics

Email: bjhuang (at) umich (dot) edu

Next Position: Google

Lu Gan

PhD, Robotics

Email: ganlu (at) umich (dot) edu

Next Position: Postdoc at Caltech

Youngji Kim

Visiting Student

PhD Robotics, KAIST

Next Position: NAVER LABS

Jingyu Song

MS Student, ECE

Email: jingyuso (at) umich (dot) edu

Next Position: PhD Student, University of Michigan

Tianyi Liu

MS Student, Robotics

Email: tannertl (at) umich (dot) edu

Next Position: Software Engineer, Meta

Aishwarya Unnikrishnan

Research Engineer

Email: shwarya (at) umich (dot) edu

Next Position: Robotics Software Engineer, Nuro

Xi Lin

MS, Robotics

Email: bexilin (at) umich (dot) edu

Next Position: PhD Student, Stevens Institute of Technology

Yicheng Tao

Research Engineer

Email: yichengt (at) umich (dot) edu

Next Position: Robotics & Machine Learning Engineer in China

Xin Luo

Research Engineer

Email: luoxin (at) umich (dot) edu

Next Position: Robotics Engineer, Refraction AI, Inc.

Zoe Li

Undergrad Student

Email: zoeli (at) umich (dot) edu

Zareef Safdar

Undergrad Student

Email: szareef (at) umich (dot) edu

Sejal Sharma

Undergrad Student

Email: sesharma (at) umich (dot) edu

Maria Fields

Undergrad Student

Email: fimaria (at) umich (dot) edu