• Professor
Swaroop Darbha

Educational Background

  • 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.

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.

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.