Director

Maani Ghaffari

Assistant Professor

Department of Naval Architecture & Marine Engineering

Department of Robotics

University of Michigan

Email: maanigj (at) umich (dot) edu

Bio, CV, Google Scholar, GitHub

Team Members

Postdocs and Staff

Junwoo Jang

Postdoc

Email: junwoo (at) umich (dot) edu 

Website

Minghan Zhu

Postdoc

Email: minghanz (at) umich (dot) edu

Graduate Students

Ray Zhang

PhD Candidate, Robotics

Email: rzh (at) umich (dot) edu

Google Scholar, GitHub, Website

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 Candidate, Robotics

Email: duongqle (at) umich (dot) edu

Junzhe Wu

PhD Student, NAME - Autonomous Systems

Email: junzhewu (at) umich (dot) edu

Wenzhe Tong

PhD Student, Robotics

Email: wenzhet (at) umich (dot) edu

Wan-Yi (Wendy) Yu

MS Student, Robotics

Email: wendyu (at) umich (dot) edu

GitHub, LinkedIn

Undergraduate Research Assistants

Xihang (Jimmy) Yu

Undergrad Student, College of LSA: Computer Science & Mathematics

Email: xihangyu (at) umich (dot) edu

Jinyuan Zhang

Undergrad Student

Email: jyzh (at) umich (dot) edu

Past Lab Members

Jingwei Song

Postdoc

Email: jingweso (at) umich (dot) edu

Website, LinkedIn, Google Scholar, GitHub, Youtube

Next Position: Senior Software Engineer at United Imaging Research Institute of Intelligent Imaging, Beijing

Bruce JK Huang

PhD, Robotics

Email: bjhuang (at) umich (dot) edu

Next Position: Google

Lu Gan

PhD, Robotics

Email: ganlu (at) umich (dot) edu

Google Scholar, GitHub, Website

Next Position: Postdoc at Caltech (Assistant Professor at Georgia Tech)

Mohammadali Zakeriharandi

Visiting Student

PhD Candidate, Aalborg University

Youngji Kim

Visiting Student

PhD Robotics, KAIST

Next Position: NAVER LABS

Justin Yu

Undergrad Student

Email: yujustin (at) umich (dot) edu

Next Position: PhD student, UC Berkeley

Fenghua Yang

Undergrad Student, College of LSA: Computer Science

Email: yfenghua (at) umich (dot) edu

Next Position: PhD student, University of Michigan

Arthur Zhang

Undergrad Student

Email: arthurzh (at) umich (dot) edu

Next Position: CS PhD student, UT Austin

Theodor Chakhachiro

MS Student, Robotics

Email: teochiro (at) umich (dot) edu

Next Position: PhD student, University of Southern California

Zhuowen Shen

MS Student, CSE

Email: mickshen (at) umich (dot) edu

Next Position: PhD student, Texas A&M University 

Yanbaihui (Evelyn) Liu

MS Student, ECE

Email: yanbhliu (at) umich (dot) edu

Next Position: PhD student, Duke

Yuewei Fu

MS Student, Robotics

Email: ywfu (at) umich (dot) edu

Next Position: PhD student, University of Rhode Island

Yifan Xu

MS Student, Robotics

Email: yfx (at) umich (dot) edu

Next Position: PhD student, University of Michigan

Jingyu Song

MS Student, ECE

Email: jingyuso (at) umich (dot) edu

Next Position: PhD Student, University of Michigan

Xi Lin

MS Student, Robotics

Email: bexilin (at) umich (dot) edu

Next Position: PhD Student, Stevens Institute of Technology

Tingjun Li

MS Student, Robotics

Email: tingjunl (at) umich (dot) edu

Next Position: Amazon

Xiang Gao

MS Student, Robotics

Email: gxiang (at) umich (dot) edu

Next Position: SLAM Algorithm Developer, General Motors

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

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.

Nicole Campbell

MS Student, Robotics

Email: nicoca (at) umich (dot) edu

Next Position: Prof. Panagou's Lab as Research Assistant

Fengkai Chen

MS Student, ECE

Email: fengkai (at) umich (dot) edu

AJ Bull

MS Student, Robotics

Email: augustb (at) umich (dot) edu

Mellisa Lee 

Undergrad Student

Student Artist

Email: mellisal (at) umich (dot) edu

Dilan Huang

Undergrad Student

Student Artist

Email: dilanh (at) umich (dot) edu

Benjamin Rossano

Undergrad Student

Email: brossano (at) umich (dot) edu

Ashwin Gupta

Undergrad Student

Email: ashmg (at) umich (dot) edu

Nikhil Sridhar

Undergrad Student

Email: niksrid (at) umich (dot) edu

Zoe Li

Undergrad Student

Email: zoeli (at) umich (dot) edu

Next Position: MS student, Johns Hopkins University

Zareef Safdar

Undergrad Student

Email: szareef (at) umich (dot) edu

Next Position: Incoming MS student, Simon Fraser University

Sejal Sharma

Undergrad Student

Email: sesharma (at) umich (dot) edu

Maria Fields

Undergrad Student

Email: fimaria (at) umich (dot) edu