• Professor, Aerospace Engineering
Suman Chakravorty Profile Photo

Educational Background

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

Research Interests

    • Estimation and Stochastic Controls
    • Robotic Planning and Control
    • Space situational Awareness

Awards & Honors

  • Best Paper in conference award, 2006 Astrodynamics Specialist Conference Conference for “considering the impact of the Curse of Dimensionality on Uncertainty Propagation in Nonlinear Systems”
  • Best Student Paper in 2017 IEEE International Symposium on Multi-Robot Systems (MRS) for “providing a robust and performant alternative for Distributed Estimation problems”
  • Air Force Summer Faculty Fellowship 2010-2012
  • TechConnect 2017 National Innovation Award for “Highly accurate long-term navigation without GPS using only on-board sensors”

Selected Publications

  • D. Yu and S. Chakravorty, “ A Randomized Balanced Proper Orthogonal Decomposition Technique”, J. Computational and Applied Mathematics, vol. 368, April 2020
  • D. Raihan and S. Chakravorty, “Particle Gaussian Mixture Filters I”, Automatica, vol. 98, pp. 331-340, 2018
  • A. Aghamohammadi, S. Agarwal, S. Chakravorty and N.M. Amato, “SLAP: Simultaneous Localization and Planning Under Uncertainty via Dynamic Replanning in Belief Space”, IEEE Tr. Robotics, vol. 34, no. 5, pp. 1195-1214, 2018
  • Z. Sunberg, S. Chakravorty and R. Erwin, “Information Space Receding Horizon Control for Multi-Sensor Tasking Problems”, IEEE Tr. Cybernetics, vol. 46, no.6, pp. 1325-1336, 2016.
  • A. Agha-mohammadi, Suman Chakravorty, Nancy Amato, “FIRM: Sampling-based Feedback Motion Planning Under Motion Uncertainty and Imperfect Measurements”, International Journal of Robotics Research, 33(2): 268-304, February 2014