Swaroop Darbha


Swaroop Darbha

Office: MEOB 526
Phone: 979.862.2238
Fax: 979.845.3081
Email: dswaroop@tamu.edu

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Research Interests

Advanced Vehicular Control and Diagnostic Systems, Motion planning and control of Unmanned Vehicles, Decision making under uncertainty, Fixed Structure Controller Synthesis

Awards & Honors

  • Fellow, ASME 2010
  • The Association of Former Students' Distinguished Achievement Award (College Level), 2009.
  • Tenneco Award for Meritorious Teaching of Engineering, 2009.
  • Texas A&M University College of Engineering Faculty Fellow, 2009.
  • Peggy L. and Charles L. Brittan Teaching Award for Outstanding Undergraduate Teaching, 2006.


  • Doctor of Philosophy, University of California at Berkeley, 1994.
  • Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering, University of California at Berkeley, 1992.
  • Bachelor of Technology in Mechanical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Madras, 1989.

Selected Publications

Gupta Manyam, S. Rathinam, S. Darbha, D. Casbeer, Y. Cao and P. Chandler, \Routing Two UAVs with communication constraints," Journal of Intelligent and Robotic Systems, DOI: 0.1007/s10846-16-0343-2, pp. 1-13, 2016.

K. Krishnamoorthy, S. Darbha, M. Pachter, P. Chandler, M. Patzek and C. Rothwell, \Optimal Human-Machine Teaming for a Sequential Inspection Operation," IEEE Transactions on Human Machine Systems," Vol. 46, no. 4, pp. 557-568, DOI: 10.1109/THMS.2016.2519603, 2016.

Gupta Manyam, S. Rathinam, and S. Darbha, \Lower Bounds for a Multiple Vehicle Routing Problem with Motion Constraints," ASME Journal on Dynamic Systems, Measurement and Control, Vol. 137(9), doi:10.1115/1.4030354, September 2015.

M. Park, K. Kalyanam, S. Darbha, P. Khargonekar, P. Chandler, and M. Pachter, \Performance Guarantee of an Approximate Dynamic Programming Policy for Robotic Surveillance," IEEE Transactions on Automation Science and Engineer ing, Vol. 13, no. 2, pp. 564-578, DOI: 0.1109/TASE.2014.2366295, 2016.

P. Raul, Gupta Manyam, P. R. Pagilla, and Swaroop Darbha, \Output Regulation of Nonlinear Systems with Application to Roll-to-Roll Manufacturing Systems," IEEE/ASME Transactions on Mechatronics, Vol. 20, no. 3, pp. 1089-1098, 2015.