Ali-akbar Agha-mohammadi (Ali Agha)

 

I am a roboticist interested in stochastic control systems and estimation / filtering theory, with applications to the "joint" design of planning and perception for robotic systems. I am currently a Robotics Research Technologist at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL), California Institute of Technology (Caltech).

   4800 Oak Grove Drive, Pasadena, CA 91101.
   626-840-9140
   aliagha at jpl dot nasa dot gov
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  • 2016-present, Robotics Research Technologist at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL), California Institute of Technology (Caltech)
  • 2015-2016, Research Staff Engineer (Roboticist), Qualcomm Research
  • 2013-2015, postdoctoral researcher, MIT
  • 2009-2013, PhD, Computer Science and Engineering, Texas A&M University
  • 2008, M.Sc./B.Sc., Electrical Engineering (Control systems)
    • Member of Advanced Robotics & Automated Systems (Dept. of Electrical and Computer Engineering)

News (old - to be updated)


Robotics: Science and Systems 2017 Workshop on "POMDPs in Robotics: State of The Art, Challenges, and Opportunities"

We are organizing a workshop on POMDPs in Robotics at RSS on July 15, 2017.

The schedule and material for the talks are available at

http://robotics.itee.uq.edu.au/~PomdpInRobotics/doku.php?id=page

Southern California Robotics Symposium

We are organizing the SoCal Robotics symposium at USC on April 14, 2017.

The previous (and inagural) edition was held at UCSD, the videos for the talks are available at http://socal-robotics.org/scr2016/index.html.



Snapdragon Flight robotics platform




Qualcomm Research's Visual-Inertial Odometry (VIO)