• Research Professor, Mechanical Engineering
Swaminathan Gopalswamy

Educational Background

  • Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, University of California, Berkeley — 1991
  • M.S., Mechanical Engineering, University of California, Berkeley — 1989
  • B.Tech, Mechanical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Madras — 1987

Research Interests

    • Application driven, multi-disciplinary research
    • Model Based Control, and Systems Engineering
    • Embedded Systems and Software Engineering
    • Distributed Simulation and Control
    • Cyber Physical Systems Safety and Reliability
    • Autonomous Systems, Automotive Systems, Energy Systems

Industry Experience

    • 25 years of experience in the automotive industry – conventional and unconventional powertrain optimization and control, embedded software novel actuators

Selected Publications

  • T. Li and S. Gopalswamy, "A Spatial Searching Method for Planning Under Time-Dependent Constraints for Eco-Driving in Signalized Traffic Intersection," in IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters, vol. 6, no. 2, pp. 2525-2532, April 2021, doi: 10.1109/LRA.2021.3062007.
  • L. Shangguan and S. Gopalswamy, "Health Monitoring for Cyber Physical Systems," in IEEE Systems Journal, vol. 14, no. 1, pp. 1457-1467, March 2020, doi: 10.1109/JSYST.2019.2922982.
  • Samir Hassen, Kenny Chour, Andrew Weaver, Swaminathan Gopalswamy, “Nonlinear Control of a Ground Vehicle using Data-Driven Dynamic Models”, SAE Technical Paper 2020-01-0171, 2020.
  • Swaminathan Gopalswamy, Sivakumar Rathinam, “Infrastructure Enabled Autonomy: A Distributed Intelligence Architecture for Autonomous Vehicles”, 29th IEEE Intelligent Vehicles Symposium, Chang Shu, China, June 2018.
  • Y. -C. Hsu, S. Gopalswamy, S. Saripalli and D. A. Shell, "A POMDP Treatment of Vehicle-Pedestrian Interaction: Implicit Coordination via Uncertainty-Aware Planning," 2020 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), 2020, pp. 1984-1991, doi: 10.1109/IROS45743.2020.9341320..