Congratulations to Joshua Mangelson, Katie Skinner, and Zhenyu Gan on receiving faculty positions! Josh will begin at Brigham Young University after completing a postdoc at Carnegie Mellon University, Katie will join the University of Michigan after completing a postdoc at Georgia Tech, and Zhenyu will join Syracuse University.
Congratulations to lab member Shreyas Kousik on winning the J. Beyster Computational Innovation Graduate Fellowship! This fellowship supports cutting-edge research in a variety of fields linking high performance computing, networking, and storage to applications of societal importance.
'Pairwise Consistent Measurement Set Maximization for Robust Multi-Robot Map Merging' by Joshua G. Mangelson, Derrick Dominic, Ryan M. Eustice, and Ram Vasudevan has been selected as the winner of the best multi-robot systems paper award at the International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA 2018). The paper can be found in the ICRA 2018 proceedings.