• Associate Professor
Suman Chakravorty Profile Photo

Educational Background

  • Ph.D., Aerospace Engineering, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, 2004
  • B.Tech, Mechanical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Madras, 1997

Research Interests

    • Stochastic Dynamical Systems
    • Robotic Mapping and Planning
    • Space-based High Resolution Imaging Systems

Awards & Honors

  • Best Paper in conference award at the 2006 AAS Astrodynamics Specialist Conference, Breckenridge, CO
  • Several "best paper in session" awards at the American Control Conference (ACC)
  • Air Force Summer Faculty Fellow (2010, 2011)

Selected Publications

  • A. Aghamohammadi, S. Chakravorty and N. M. Amato, "Dynamic Feedback Linearization based Belief Stabilization for Nonholonomic Motion Planning in Belief Space", Proc. 2012 IEEE/ RSJ Int. Conf. on Robotics and Intelligent Systems (IROS), Vilamoura, Algarve, Portugal
  • S. Kumar and S. Chakravorty, "Multi-Agent Generalized Probabilistic Roadmaps", Proc. 2012 IEEE/ RSJ Int. Conf. on on Rob. Intell. Syst. (IROS), Vilamoura, Algarve, Portugal
  • A. Aghamohammadi, S. Chakravorty and N. M. Amato, "Probabilistic Completeness of Feedback Aware Information Roadmaps", Proc. 2012 IEEE Int. Conf. on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), Minneapolis, MN
  • D. Yu and S. Chakravorty, "A Randomized Iterative Proper Orthogonal Decomposition Technique with Application to Filtering of PDEs", Proceedings of the 2012 American Control Conference (ACC)
  • Z. Sunberg, S. Chakravorty and R. Erwin, "Information Space Receding Horizon Control for Multi Agent Systems", Proceedings of the 2012 American Control Conference (ACC)
  • S. Chakravorty and R. Erwin, "Information Space Receding Horizon Control", Proceedings of the 2011 IEEE Int. Symp. on Approximate Dynamic Programming and Reinforcement Learning (ADPRL)
  • S. Chakravorty, P. T. Kabamba and D. C. Hyland, " Guaranteed Classification Performance of Multi-Spacecraft Interferometric Imaging Systems", Journal of the Astronautical Sciences, Vol.51, No. 2, April-June 2003, pp. 205-226
  • S. Chakravorty, P. T. Kabamba and D. C. Hyland, "Design of Minimum Time Maneuvers for Multi-Spacecraft Interferometric Imaging Systems ", Journal of the Astronautical Sciences, Vol. 52, No. 3, July-September 2004
  • S. Chakravorty, P. T. Kabamba and D. C. Hyland, "Modeling of Image Formation in Multi-Spacecraft Interferometric Imaging Systems ", Journal of the Astronautical Sciences, Vol. 53, no. 3, July-Sep 2005
  • S. Chakravorty and J. Ramirez, "Fuel Optimal Maneuvers for Multi-Spacecraft Interferometric Imaging Systems ", Journal of Guid. Control Dyn., vol. 30, no.1, pp. 227-237