National Science Foundation awarded Prof. Ani Majumdar NSF CAREER award

Ani Majumdar

The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded Prof. Ani Majumdar the NSF CAREER award. Majumdar is an Assistant Professor in the MAE department and leads the Intelligent Robot Motion (IRoM) lab. The CAREER award will support IRoM lab's work on guaranteeing safety and generalization for learning-based control of robots such as micro aerial vehicles. The project also includes efforts to organize forums for discussing regulation/certification of learning-enabled robots, partnering with teacher preparation programs and other educational programs to engage high-school and undergraduate students in robotics, and widely disseminating materials from a new robotics course (MAE 345: Intro to Robotics) which uses hands-on labs with drones. More details can be found on the NSF webpage

The NSF CAREER award announcement on the NSF website:

https://www.nsf.gov/awardsearch/showAward?AWD_ID=2044149&HistoricalAwards=false