RECENT NEWS


Congratulations Dr Choi! (Apr. 22, 2024)

Dr. Daegyun Choi received the Best Ph.D Thesis Award from the North American Fuzzy Information Processing Society (NAFIPS).

Congratulations Dr Kim! (Apr. 22, 2024)

Dr. Donghoon Kim received the CEAS Research Award for Early Career Faculty from the Office of Research at the University of Cincinnati. Click here to know more!

Congratulations Sathya! (Apr. 5-6, 2024)

Sathya Karthikeyan presented the research topic "Optimizing Robotic Arm Capture of Tumbling Satellites with a Genetic Fuzzy Systems Approach" at the 2024 AIAA Region III Student Conference held in Akron, Ohio and won the 2nd prize award.

Congratulations Dr Kim! (Mar. 29, 2024)

Dr. Donghoon Kim received the University Research Council Faculty Scholars Research Award from the Office of Research at the University of Cincinnati. Click here to know more!

Congratulations Anirudh! (Mar. 27, 2024)

Anirudh Chhabra won the best presentation award in Space category for presenting the research topic "Intelligent Control for Robotic Spacecraft Simulator with Kinematic Redundancy," at the 49th Dayton-Cincinnati Aerospace Sciences Symposium on March 5, 2024.

Congratulations Steven! (Mar. 20, 2024)

Steven Kraine received the Undergraduate Research Fellowship Award under the University of Cincinnati Student Government Research Fellowship Program.

49th Dayton-Cincinnati Aerospace Sciences Symposium (Mar. 5, 2024)

Anirudh Chhabra, Kuan Wen, Shurendher Kumar Sampathkumar, and Steven Kraine presented their research at the 49th Dayton-Cincinnati Aerospace Sciences Symposium in Dayton, Ohio.

Congratulations Sameer! (Feb. 21, 2024)

Sameer Bhalla succesfully completed his M.S. Thesis Defense on the topic Systematic Analysis of Control Moment Gyroscopes Integration: Elevating Control and Comfort in iVTOL Aircraft and will be graduating this Fall from the Mechanical Engineering Department.

2024 AIAA SciTech Forum and Exposition (Jan. 8-12, 2024)

Shyam Rauniyar presented the research topic "3D Collision Avoidance Algorithm for Small UAVs with Fuzzy Inference System Optimized using Genetic Algorithm" at the 2024 SciTech held in Orlando, Florida.

Paper published in Complex Engineering Systems (Jan. 12, 2024)

Our work on "Fuzzy Inference System-assisted Human-Aware Navigation Framework based on Enhanced Potential Field" is published in Complex Engineering Systems. Click here to access the paper!

Congratulations Steven! (Nov. 10, 2023)

Steven became awardee for the University of Cincinnati Space Research Institute for Discovery and Exploration (SRIDE) Undergraduate Discovery Fellowship for Spring Semester 2024. He has been awarded $5,000 for the semester-long fellowship.

Paper published in Electronics (Nov. 3, 2022)

Our work on "Optimization of Weight Matrices for the Linear Quadratic Regulator Problem Using Algebraic Closed-Form Solutions" is published in Electronics. Click here to check out the paper!

2023 23rd International Conference on Control, Automation and Systems (Oct. 17-20, 2023)

Daegyun Choi presented the research topic "Fuzzy Inference System-applied Spacecraft Control for Final Approach of Rendezvous Process" at the 2023 ICCAS conference held in Yeosu, Republic of Korea.

Congratulations Shyam! (Oct. 6, 2023)

Shyam Rauniyar succesfully completed his M.S. Thesis Defense and will be graduating this Fall from the Aerospace Engineering & Engineering Mechanics (AEEM) Department.

Paper published in Electronics (Sep. 19, 2022)

Our work on "Genetic Fuzzy Inference System-Based Three-Dimensional Resolution Algorithm for Collision Avoidance of Fixed-Wing UAVs" is published in Electronics. Click here to check out the paper!

NAECON 2023 - IEEE National Aerospace & Electronics Conference (Aug. 31, 2023)

Sameer Bhalla presented his research on Control Moment Gyroscopes-equipped Quadcopter Control in Wind Conditions at the 2023 IEEE National Aerospace & Electronics Conference in Dayton, Ohio.

2023 Astrodynamics Specialist Conference (Aug. 17, 2023)

Anirudh Chhabra presented his research on the development of spacecraft simulators at the 2023 AAS/AIAA Astrodynamics Specialist Conference in Big Sky, Montana.

Congratulations Tri! (Jul. 24, 2023)

Huu Tri Nguyen received the Undergraduate Research Fellowship Award under the University of Cincinnati Student Government Research Fellowship Program.

Congratulations Tri and Caleb! (Jul. 17 - 19, 2023)

Huu Tri Nguyen and James Caleb Gilger presented their research at the 2023 John Glenn Memorial Symposium at the Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio.

Congratulations Tri! (Jul. 11, 2023)

Huu Tri Nguyen received the UC UPRISE travel award for attending the John Glenn Memorial Symposium 2023.

Congratulations Tri! (Jun. 26, 2023)

Huu Tri Nguyen received the Tau Beta Pi Scholarship 2023 by the Tau Beta Pi Society, the oldest engineering honor society in the United States. He has been awarded $2000 as part of the scholarship.

Congratulations Daegyun! (May 9, 2023)

Daegyun became awardee for the Ferdinand L. Weston Memorial Award 2023 by the Aerospace Engineering & Engineering Mechanics Department at the University of Cincinnati. He has been awarded $3000 as part of the award.

Congratulations Caleb! (May 8, 2023)

James Caleb Gilger became awardee for the NASA Ohio Space Grant Consortium Scholarship for Fall 2023. He has been awarded $ as part of the scholarship.

Congratulations Daegyun! (May 3, 2023)

Daegyun Choi succesfully defended his Ph.D. Dissertation Defense and will be graduating this Summer from the Aerospace Engineering & Engineering Mechanics (AEEM) Department.

Congratulations Tri! (Apr. 26, 2023)

Huu Tri Nguyen became awardee for the College of Engineering & Applied Science (CEAS) Tribunal Co-op/Research of the Year Scholarship 2023. He has been awarded $1000 as part of the award.

Congratulations Anirudh and Shurendher! (Apr. 16, 2023)

Anirudh Chhabra and Shurendher Kumar Sampathkumar received the outstanding student paper award and the best student paper award, respectively, for their research at the 2023 North American Fuzzy Information Processing Society Conference (to be held during May 29 - Jun 2, 2023 at the Digital Futures, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH, USA).

Congratulations Tri! (Apr. 6, 2023)

Huu Tri Nguyen became awardee for the UC UPRISE - Undergraduates Pursuing Research in Science and Engineering Summer Research program. He has been awarded $4500 for the semester-long program.

Congratulations Shyam! (Mar. 27, 2023)

Shyam Rauniyar received the best Masters-level paper award for his work on "3D Collision Avoidance Algorithm for Small UAVs with Fuzzy Inference System Optimized using Genetic Algorithm" at the AIAA Region III Student Conference (held at the University of Dayton during Mar. 24-25, 2023).

Congratulations Anirudh! (Feb. 7, 2023)

Anirudh Chhabra succesfully defended his Ph.D. Proposal Defense and has been admitted into Ph.D. Candidacy in the Aerospace Engineering & Engineering Mechanics (AEEM) Department.

2023 Space Flight Mechanics Meeting (Jan. 19, 2023)

Anh Nguyen, Daegyun Choi and Sathya Karthikeyan presented their research at the 2023 AAS/AIAA Space Flight Mechanics Meeting in Austin, TX.

Congratulations Tri! (Nov. 29, 2022)

Tri became awardee for the University of Cincinnati Space Research Institute for Discovery and Exploration (SRIDE) Undergraduate Discovery Fellowship for Spring Semester 2023. He has been awarded $5,000 for the semester-long fellowship.

Startup Pitch @ University Akron - NSF I-corp site! (Nov. 18, 2022)

Deagyun Choi and Dr Donghoon Kim presented the value of GyroEngine, a novel torque generator, to potential mentors, investors, and customers in the UA I-Corp Program funded by NSF. Click here to check out the presentation.

Congratulations Daegyun and Anirudh! (Nov. 17, 2022)

Daegyun Choi and Anirudh Chhabra presented their research work conducted during the year-long Explorer Fellowship at the University of Cincinnati Space Research Institute for Discovery and Exploration (SRIDE) Annual Symposium. They were honored with awards and were recognized for their work during the symposium.

Graduation from UC Venture Lab Pre-Accelerator Program (Aug. 30, 2022)

Dr. Donghoon Kim and Daegyun Choi successfully graduated from the 8-week UC Venture Lab Pre-Accelerator Program with a new conceptualized engine, GyroEngine. The program's primary focus was on helping teams to explore the commercialization potential of their ideas that have a big potential. Click here to check out the concept of GyroEngine.

Congratulations Tri! (Jun. 6, 2022)

Tri Nguyen received the Excellence in Research Communication Award at the University of Cincinnati.

Congratulations Daegyun! (Jun. 6, 2022)

Daegyun Choi became awardee for the Institute for Research in Sensing (IRiS) Graduate Fellows Program at the University of Cincinnati during 2022-2023.

Congratulations Dr Kim! (May 3, 2022)

Dr. Donghoon Kim received the Neil Wandmacher Teaching Award from the College of Engineering and Applied Science at the University of Cincinnati.

Congratulations Daegyun! (May 2, 2022)

Daegyun Choi succesfully defended his Ph.D. Proposal Defense and has been admitted into Ph.D. Candidacy in the Aerospace Engineering & Engineering Mechanics (AEEM) Department.

Lab Awarded! (Apr. 7, 2022)

Our lab, IASRL, received the Gold Star Lab Award in recognition of our exceptional lab safety practices by the College of Engineering and Applied Science at the University of Cincinnati.

Paper published in Journal of Aerospace Information Sciences (Mar. 14, 2022)

Our work on "Ground Robotic Platform for Simulation of On-Orbit Servicing Missions" is published in AIAA Journal of Aerospace Information Sciences. Click here to check out the paper!

Congratulations Anirudh! (Mar. 8, 2022)

Anirudh Chhabra became awardee for the University of Cincinnati Graduate Student Government Research Fellowship Award to help fund his research expenses. Click here for more information!

Laboratory research gains attraction! (Jan. 14, 2022)

Our recent work on "Collision Avoidance of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles Using Fuzzy Inference System-Aided Enhanced Potential Field" was presented at the AIAA Science and Technology Forum 2022 and immediately gained attraction. UC News covered our research in their article "UC engineers develop navigation to avoid collisions: UC's new system gets us closer to robots that can fix satellites or spacecraft in orbit". The conference paper can be accessed using this link!

Congratulations Dr. Kim. (Dec. 24, 2021)

Dr. Donghoon Kim received the Faculty Development Award from the College of Engineering and Applied Science at the University of Cincinnati.

Paper published in Sensors (Dec. 12, 2021)

Our work on "Measurement Noise Covariance-Adapting Kalman Filters for Varying Sensor Noise Situations" is published in Sensors. Click here to check out the paper!

Congratulations Dr. Kim! (Dec. 1, 2021)

Dr. Donghoon Kim is nominated as an associate editor for the section Advanced Space Exploration in Frontiers in Space Technologies.

Congratulations Dr. Kim! (Dec. 1, 2021)

Dr. Donghoon Kim is nominated as a review editor for the section Intelligent Aerospace Systems in Frontiers in Aerospace Engineering.

Laboratory tour led by Dr. Kim (Dec. 1, 2021)

Our lab had faculty visitors from University of Bordeaux. Dr. Kim introduced on-going research projects, and graduate students provided demonstrations of the cost-effective indoor positioning system and the reaction wheel-actuated balancing cube.

Paper published in Applied Sciences (Nov. 20, 2021)

Our work on "Enhanced Potential Field-Based Collision Avoidance in Cluttered Three-Dimensional Urban Environments" is published in Applied Sciences. Click here to check out the paper!

2021 ASCEND (Nov. 15-17, 2021)

Daegyun Choi presented the research topic "Genetic Algorithm-Aided Fuzzy Controller for Spacecraft Attitude Maneuver with Uncertainties."

Congratulations Anirudh and Daegyun! (Nov. 10, 2021)

Anirudh Chhabra and Daegyun Choi became awardees for the University of Cincinnati Space Research Institute for Discovery and Exploration (SRIDE) Graduate Exploration Fellowship for the year 2022. Both have been awarded $24,000 for the year-long fellowship. Click here for more information!

Paper published in Aerospace Science and Technology (Oct. 18, 2021)

Work on "Singularity-Robust CMG Allocation Strategy for Spacecraft Attitude Control in the Presence of Disturbances" is published in Aerospace Science and Technology. Click here to check out the paper!

Paper published in Robotica (Oct. 18, 2021)

Our work on "Intelligent Cooperative Collision Avoidance Via Fuzzy Potential Fields" is published in Robotica. Click here to check out the paper!

Paper published in JSASS (Sep. 04, 2021)

Dr. Kim's work on "Efficient Navigation for Unmanned Agents in Sparse Wireless Sensor Networks" is published in Transactions of Japan Society for Aeronautical and Space Sciences. Click here to check out the paper!

IEEE National Aerospace & Electronics Conference 2021 (Aug. 16-19, 2021)

Anirudh Chhabra and Daegyun Choi presented research topics "Decentralized Collision Avoidance via Fuzzy Potential Fields" and "Collision Avoidance of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles in an Urban Environment," respectively.

2021 AAS/AIAA Astrodynamics Specialist Conference (Aug. 9-11, 2021)

Anirudh Chhabra and Daegyun Choi presented research topics "A Unique Ground Simulator for On-orbit Service Mission Emulation" and "An Algebraic Method for Optimizing the State, Control, and Terminal State Weight Matrices for Optimal Feedback Control," respectively.

Seminar by Dr. Kim (Jul. 27, 2021)

Dr. Donghoon Kim provided a seminar at the Department of Aerospace Engineering, Chosun University on the topic “Artificial Intelligence Applied Research.”

Conclusion of NSF RET Program 2021 (Jul. 23, 2021)

Jashwanth Rao Venepally and Anirudh Chhabra succesfully concluded the 6-week NSF-funded RET Program as Graduate Assistants under the advisement of Dr. Donghoon Kim and Dr. Rajnikant Sharma. The program's primary focus was on providing an exhaustive research experience to high-school teachers, Mr. Paul Mackiewicz (Holmes High School, Covington KY) and Mr. Robert Fritz (La Salle High School, Cincinnati OH). The teachers worked on the development of a robust Indoor Positioning System (IPS) for a ground robotic platform.

Seminar by Dr. Kim (Jul. 13, 2021)

Dr. Donghoon Kim provided a seminar virtually for students at the Department of Aerospace Engineering and Mechanical Engineering, Korea Aerospace University on the topic “Overview of Collision Avoidance Systems and Technologies for Aerial Vehicles.”

Field Trip to Toyota Material Handling (Jun. 21, 2021)

Our lab members went on a field trip with high school teachers to Toyota Material Handling, Indiana for a technology demostration of localization and navigation methods as a part of the National Science Foundation Research Experience for Teachers program.

Paper published in Electronics (Jun. 21, 2021)

Our work on "Intelligent Multi-Robot System for Collaborative Object Transportation Tasks in Rough Terrain" is published in Electronics. Click here to check out the paper!

Congratulations Anirudh and Dmitry! (Jun. 1, 2021)

Anirudh Chhabra and Dmitry Manasreh became awardees for the Institute for Research in Sensing (IRiS) Graduate Fellows Program at the University of Cincinnati during 2021-2022.

Congratulations Tri! (May 18, 2021)

Huu Tri Nguyen received the Undergraduate Research Fellowship Award under the University of Cincinnati Student Government Research Fellowship Program.

Congratulations Anirudh! (Apr. 30, 2021)

Anirudh Chhabra succesfully passed the Ph.D. Qualifying Exam in the Aerospace Engineering & Engineering Mechanics (AEEM) Department.

Congratulations Prithev! (Apr. 29, 2021)

Prithev Govindasamy Srinivasan succesfully completed his M.Eng. degree (2019-2021) in the Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (EECS) Department. He specialized in Robotics and Automation with his capstone project titled, "Software-in-the-loop Simulation for Collision Avoidance of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles."

Paper published in Symmetry (Apr. 21, 2021)

Our work on "Effective Boundary Value Problem Solver via Bézier Functions" is published in Symmetry. Click here to check out the paper!

Paper published in Sensors (Apr. 9, 2021)

Our work on "UAV-driven Structural Crack Detection and Location Determination Using Convolutional Neural Networks" is published in Sensors. Click here to check out the paper!

Invited Talk by Anirudh (Apr. 9, 2021)

Anirudh Chhabra provided a talk regarding our laboratory's recent research work for incoming graduate students at an event organized by the Graduate Student Association (GSA), University of Cincinnati.

Congratulations Dr. Kim. (Apr. 8, 2021)

Dr. Kim is nominated as a graduate committee representative of the “Dynamics, Controls, and Intelligent Systems,” in the Aerospace Engineering & Engineering Mechanics (AEEM) Department starting on April 8, 2021

Congratulations Daegyun! (Apr. 6, 2021)

Daegyun Choi succesfully passed the Ph.D. Qualifying Exam in the Aerospace Engineering & Engineering Mechanics (AEEM) Department.

Paper published in Applied Sciences (Mar. 31, 2021)

Our work on "Incorporation of Potential Fields and Motion Primitives for the Collision Avoidance of Unmanned Aircraft" is published in Applied Sciences. Check out the paper here!

Congratulations Jashwanth! (Mar. 9, 2021)

Jashwanth Rao Venepally won the best presentation award for presenting the research topic "Modified Kalman filter algorithms for varying sensor noise situations," at the 46th Dayton-Cincinnati Aerospace Sciences Symposium on March 2, 2021.

46th Dayton-Cincinnati Aerospace Sciences Symposium (Mar. 2, 2021)

Anirudh Chhabra, Daegyun Choi and Jashwanth Rao Venepally presented research topics "A Unique Robotic Platform for On-Orbit Servicing Simulations," "Intelligent Multi-Robot Collaboration for Planetary Missions," and "Modified Kalman filter algorithms for varying sensor noise situations," respectively.

31st AAS/AIAA Space Flight Mechanics Meeting (Feb. 1-3, 2021)

Daegyun Choi presented the research topic "Genetic Fuzzy System-based Multi-robot Coordination for Planetary Missions."

Congratulations Dr. Kim. (Jan. 14, 2021)

Dr. Donghoon Kim is nominated as a topic editor for Electronics (ISSN 2079-9292; CODEN: ELECGJ), which is an international peer-reviewed open access journal on the science of electronics and its applications published semimonthly online by MDPI.​

Graduate Seminar by Dr. Kim (Nov. 20, 2020)

Dr. Donghoon Kim provided a graduate seminar at the Department of Aerospace Engineering and Engineering Mechanics (AEEM), University of Cincinnati on the topic “Collision Avoidance Systems and Approaches for Aerial Vehicles.”

Guest Lecture by Dr. Kim (Oct. 20, 2020)

Dr. Donghoon Kim provided a guest lecture in the INDL 3053 Transportation Design Studio 2 class at the College of Design, Architecture, Art, and Planning (DAAP), University of Cincinnati on the topic "Research on Robotic System Development."

North American Fuzzy Information Processing Society - NAFIPS (Aug. 20-22, 2020)

Anirudh Chhabra presented the research topic "Enhanced Cascaded Genetic Fuzzy System for Counterfeit Banknote Detection."

Paper published in the International Journal of Control, Automation, and Systems (Jun. 8, 2020)

Work on "A Singularity-free Steering Law of Roof Array of Control Moment Gyros for Agile Spacecraft Maneuver" is published in the International Journal of Control, Automation, and Systems. Check it out here!

Congratulations Dr. Kim. (May. 8, 2020)

Dr. Donghoon Kim received the Research Launch Award from the Office of Research at UC. See more

Paper published in the International Journal of Aerospace Engineering (Apr. 8, 2020)

Our research work on "Center-of-gravity-variation Driven UAV System Design and Its Control Law" is published in the International Journal of Aerospace Engineering. Click here to check out the paper!

45th Dayton-Cincinnati Aerospace Sciences Symposium (Mar. 3, 2020 @ Dayton, OH)

Anirudh Chhabra and Daegyun Choi presented research topics "An Explainable AI based Path Planning Model for UAVs" and "Deep Learning-based Structural Health Monitoring," respectively.

AIAA SciTech Forum and Exposition (Jan. 6-10, 2020 @ Orlando, FL)

Prof. Donghoon Kim and Daegyun Choi presented research topics "Real-time Geospatial Positioning for UAVs in GPS-Denied Environment Using LiDAR Data" and "Enhanced Potential Field-Based Collision Avoidance for Unmanned Aerial Vehicles in a Dynamic Environment," respectively.

Congratulations Dr. Kim. (Dec. 13, 2019)

Dr. Donghoon Kim received the Faculty Development Award from the College of Engineering and Applied Science at UC.

Paper published in the Journal of Guidance, Control, and Dynamics (Nov. 1, 2019)

Our work on "Closed-form Solutions for Under-actuated Asymmetric Spacecraft Maneuvers Minimizing Torque Input" is published in the Journal of Guidance, Control, and Dynamics. Find the article here!

Congratulations Dr. Kim. (Oct. 9, 2019)

Dr. Donghoon Kim won the 3rd Annual - 2019 UC Office of Research Virtual Scavenger Hunt!

2019 AAS/AIAA Astrodynamics Specialist Conference (Aug. 11-15, 2019 @ Portland, ME)

Daegyun Choi presented the research topic "A Study On Effective Initial Guess Finding Method Based On Bezier Curves: Orbit Determination Applications."