Manish Kumar

Manish Kumar

Professor

Rhodes Hall

629

CEAS - Mechanical Eng - 0072

Professional Summary

Cooperative Distributed Systems Lab
UAV MASTER Lab
Dr. Manish Kumar directs Cooperative Distributed Systems (CDS) Laboratory, Collaboratory for Medical Innovation and Implementation, and co-directs UAV MASTER Lab. His research interests include Unmanned Aerial Vehicles, robotics, decision-making and control in complex systems, multi-sensor data fusion, swarm systems, and multiple robot coordination and control. His research has been supported by funding obtained from National Science Foundation, Department of Defense, Ohio Department of Transportation, Ohio Department of Higher Education, and several industry. He is a member of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME). He has served as the Chair of the Robotics Technical Committee of the ASME’s Dynamic Systems and Control Division, and as an Associate Editor of the ASME Journal of Dynamic Systems, Measurements and Control.
 

Education

Ph.D., Duke University Durham, N.C., 2004 (Mechanical Engineering,)

M.S., Duke University Durham, N.C., 2002 (Mechanical Engineering)

Research and Practice Interests

Dr. Kumar's research interests include Unmanned Aerial Vehicles, robotics, decision-making and control in complex systems, multi-sensor data fusion, swarm systems, and multiple robot coordination and control.

Research Support

Grant: #PO 0521109-UC-01 Investigators:Cohen, Kelly; Kumar, Manish 03-27-2009 -09-26-2009 Missile Defense Agency Global Missile Defense Battle Management Role:Collaborator $20,000.00 Closed Level:Federal

Grant: #W911NF-09-1-0561 Investigators:Kumar, Manish 10-01-2009 -07-31-2010 Department of the Army Modeling and Analysis of Stochastic Dynamics and Emergent Phenomena in Swarm Robotic Systems Using the Fokker-Planck Formalism Role:PI $49,997.00 Closed Level:Federal

Grant: #EFRI-1024608 Investigators:Kumar, Manish; Ramakrishnan, Subramanian 09-15-2010 -08-31-2012 National Science Foundation A Novel Approach to Characterization and Control of Emergent Behavior in Complex Systems Role:PI $185,525.00 Closed Level:Federal

Grant: #W911NF-00-1-0493 Investigators:Kumar, Manish 10-01-2010 -09-30-2011 Department of the Army Integrated Multi-Aerial and Ground Vehicle Experimental (IMAGE) Platform Role:PI $102,000.00 Closed Level:Federal

Grant: #W911NF-11-1-0072 Investigators:Kumar, Manish 02-15-2011 -02-14-2012 Department of the Army A Two-Day Workshop on Frontiers of Real-World Multi-Robot Systems: Challenges and Opportunities Role:PI $15,000.00 Closed Level:Federal

Grant: #CMMI-1107010 Investigators:Kumar, Manish 07-01-2011 -06-30-2012 National Science Foundation A Two-Day Workshop on Frontiers of Real-World Multi-Robot Systems: Challenges and Opportunities Role:PI $15,000.00 Closed Level:Federal

Grant: #PO 070911-UC-01 Investigators:Cohen, Kelly; Kumar, Manish 07-01-2011 -01-10-2012 Department of Defense Sensor Resource Management Role:PI $37,500.00 Closed Level:Federal

Grant: #020112-UC-01 Investigators:Cohen, Kelly; Kumar, Manish 02-01-2012 -08-31-2013 Missile Defense Agency Sensor Resource Management Role:Collaborator $37,500.00 Active Level:Federal

Grant: #DUE-1141120 Investigators:Anand, Sundararaman; Huang, Hongdao Samuel; Kumar, Manish 05-01-2012 -04-30-2014 National Science Foundation Seamless Transition Form Academia to Real-World (STAR): A Collaborative Partnership to Producing Industry Ready Graduates Role:Collaborator $199,999.00 Active Level:Federal

Grant: #IIP-1559718 Investigators:Cohen, Kelly; Kumar, Manish 06-01-2015 -11-30-2015 National Science Foundation Situational Awareness during Fire and Emergency (SAFE) Role:PI $140,918.00 Awarded Level:Federal

Grant: #C15-2A00-UC/NNL09AA00A Investigators:Cohen, Kelly; Kumar, Manish 07-01-2015 -09-25-2017 National Aeronautics and Space Administration On-board Sense and Avoid System for s-UAS using Optical Sensors Role:Collaborator $19,984.00 Awarded Level:Federal

Grant: #IIS-1526677 Investigators:Cohen, Kelly; Kumar, Manish 01-01-2016 -12-31-2017 National Science Foundation CHS: Small: Collaborative Research: Spatio-Temporal Situational Awareness in Large-Scale Disasters using Low-Cost Unmanned Aerial Vehicles Role:PI $333,303.00 Awarded Level:Federal

Grant: #ODOT 27899 sub FHWA Investigators:Cohen, Kelly; Helmicki, Arthur; Hunt, Victor; Kumar, Manish 09-12-2016 -09-12-2019 Federal Highway Administration Moored Aerostat Systems (MAS) for Transportation, Incident Management, and Infrastructure Assessment Role:Collaborator $1,233,952.09 Active Level:Federal

Grant: #EAA16-02-06 Investigators:Anand, Sundararaman; Kumar, Manish 03-24-2017 -03-24-2018 Department of the Army Non-Invasive Computer Vision Toolkit for Legacy Machines using MTConnect (UI Labs / DMDII) Role:Collaborator $376,902.00 Awarded Level:Federal

Grant: #ODOT 30267 sub FHWA E170970 Investigators:Cohen, Kelly; Kumar, Manish 07-13-2017 -07-13-2018 Federal Highway Administration Technologies for Integration of small Unmanned Aerial Systems (s-UAS) in National Airspace System Role:PI $39,878.80 Active Level:Federal

Grant: #OSGC 2017 Research Infrastructure Grant - (Check No. 1911) Investigators:Cohen, Kelly; Kumar, Manish 05-01-2017 -08-15-2017 National Aeronautics and Space Administration OSGC Research Infrastructure Grant (Zoe Lee) Role:PI $3,000.00 Active Level:Federal

Grant: #ODOT Teaming Agrmt sub USDOT Investigators:Cohen, Kelly; Helmicki, Arthur; Hunt, Victor; Kumar, Manish; Norouzi, Mehdi 01-02-2018 -10-24-2020 Department of Transportation State of Ohio UAS Integration Pilot Program Role:Collaborator $.00 Active Level:Federal

Grant: #SICHOP 077795 - Check 2036 sub NASA Investigators:Cohen, Kelly; Kumar, Manish 07-01-2018 -06-30-2019 NASA Headquarters OSGC Student-Innovative-Creative-Hands-on Project (SICHOP) Role:Collaborator $5,000.00 Active Level:Federal

Grant: #OSGC Check 2053 Undergraduate STEM Scholarship (Miller) Investigators:Kumar, Manish 08-01-2018 -07-31-2019 NASA Headquarters Ohio Space Grant Consortium Undergraduate Scholarship - Amanda Miller Role:PI $2,500.00 Active Level:Federal

Grant: #FS-18-048 Investigators:Cohen, Kelly; Kumar, Manish; Vanderelst, Dieter 04-18-2018 -12-31-2018 Department of Homeland Security SCITI UAV Innovator Subcontract SUAVE Role:PI $50,000.00 Active Level:Federal

Grant: #WSARC OFRN Round 3 Subcontract / OSU 60064366 Investigators:Cohen, Kelly; Kumar, Manish; Ma, Jiaqi; Sharma, Rajnikant 09-01-2018 -03-31-2020 Ohio Department of Higher Education Regional Unmanned Traffic Management System (RUTMS) Role:Collaborator $596,927.34 Awarded Level:State of Ohio

Grant: #SOCHE RQ6-UC-19-5 Investigators:Kumar, Manish 05-01-2019 -04-30-2020 Ohio Department of Higher Education Distributed Framework for Multi- UAV Task Allocation Role:PI $44,130.00 Awarded Level:State of Ohio

Grant: #R40537 Investigators:Brown, Bryan Joseph; Kumar, Manish; Ouwerkerk, Justin 10-01-2019 -03-31-2020 UC's Urban Futures Digital Futures Anchor Development Program "Smart and Connected Drones for Military and Civilian Applications: A paradigm shift in robustness & scalability of emergency operations utilizing integrated air traffic management" Role:PI $10,000.00 Active Level:Internal UC

Publications

Peer Reviewed Publications

Garg D.; Kumar M. (09-06-2002. )Camera calibration and sensor fusion in an automated flexible manufacturing multi robot work cell.Proceedings of the American Control Conference, ,6 ,4934-4939

Garg D.; Kumar M. (06-01-2002. )Optimization techniques applied to multiple manipulators for path planning and torque minimization.Engineering Applications of Artificial Intelligence, ,15 (3-4 ),241-252

Garg D.; Kumar M. (12-01-2002. )Optimal path planning and torque minimization via genetic algorithm applied to cooperating robotic m .American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Dynamic Systems and Control Division (Publication) DSC, ,70 ,71-79

Garg D.; Kumar M. (12-16-2003. )Fuzzy Logic Based Control of Multiple Manipulators in a Flexible Work Cell .IEEE International Symposium on Intelligent Control - Proceedings, ,399-404

Garg D.; Kumar M. (06-01-2004. )Sensor-based estimation and control of forces and moments in multiple cooperative robots.Journal of Dynamic Systems, Measurement and Control, Transactions of the ASME, ,126 (2 ),276-283

Garg D.; Kumar M. (12-01-2001. )Optimal path planning and torque minimization via genetic algorithm applied to cooperating robotic m .ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, Proceedings, ,2 ,1017-1025

Garg D.; Kumar M. (12-01-2003. )Multiple cooperating robots dynamics and fuzzy logic control for internal force minimization .Proceedings of the ASME Design Engineering Technical Conference, ,5 B ,1697-1704

Garg D.; Kumar M. (01-01-2004. )Three-dimensional occupancy grids with the use of vision and proximity sensors in a robotic workcell.American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Dynamic Systems and Control Division (Publication) DSC, ,73 (2 PART B ),1029-1036

Garg D.; Kumar M. (01-01-2004. )Neural network based intelligent learning of fuzzy logic controller parameters.American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Dynamic Systems and Control Division (Publication) DSC, ,73 (1 PART A ),625-634

Garg D.; Kumar M. (06-27-2005. )Neuro-fuzzy control applied to multiple cooperating robots.Industrial Robot, ,32 (3 ),234-239

Garg D.; Kumar M.; Zachery R. (12-01-2005. )Intelligent sensor modeling and data fusion via neural network and maximum likelihood estimation.American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Dynamic Systems and Control Division (Publication) DSC, ,74 DSC (2 PART B ),1759-1768

Garg D.; Kumar M.; Zachery R. (07-20-2006. )Stochastic adaptive sensor modeling and data fusion.Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering, ,6174 I ,

Garg D.; Kumar M.; Zachery R. (12-01-2005. )Multi-sensor fusion strategy to obtain 3-D occupancy profile.IECON Proceedings (Industrial Electronics Conference), ,2005 ,2083-2088

Garg D.; Kumar M.; Zachery R. (12-01-2006. )A eneralized approach for inconsistency detection in data fusion from multiple sensors .Proceedings of the American Control Conference, ,2006 ,2078-2083

Garg D.; Kumar M.; Zachery R. (05-01-2007. )A method for judicious fusion of inconsistent multiple sensor data.IEEE Sensors Journal, ,7 (5 ),723-733

Garg D.; Kumar M.; Zachery R. (05-30-2008. )Control of multiple mobile agents via artificial potential functions and random motion.ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, Proceedings, ,9 PART A ,611-619

Garg D.; Kumar M.; Milutinovi? D. (09-30-2008. )Role of stochasticity in self-organization of robotic swarms.Proceedings of the American Control Conference, ,123-128

Garg D.; Kumar M.; Kumar V. (09-30-2008. )Self-sorting in a swarm of heterogeneous agents.Proceedings of the American Control Conference, ,117-122

Garg D.; Kumar M. (09-11-2009. )Intelligent sensor uncertainty modelling techniques and data fusion .Control and Intelligent Systems, ,37 (2 ),67-77

Hall E.; Kumar M.; Sarkar S. (10-19-2009. )Mobile robot path planning using support vector machines .2008 Proceedings of the ASME Dynamic Systems and Control Conference, DSCC 2008, ,(PART A ),735-741

Garg D.; Kumar M.; Kumar V. (03-01-2010. )Segregation of heterogeneous units in a swarm of robotic agents.IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, ,55 (3 ),743-748

Hall E.; Kumar M.; Sarkar S.; Tennety S. (01-01-2010. )Support vector machines based mobile robot path planning in an unknown environment.Proceedings of the ASME Dynamic Systems and Control Conference 2009, DSCC2009, ,(PART A ),395-401

Kumar M.; Sarkar S. (01-01-2010. )Fast swarm based lane detection system for mobile robot navigation on urban roads.Proceedings of the ASME Dynamic Systems and Control Conference 2009, DSCC2009, ,(PART A ),387-393

Cohen K.; Homchaudhuri B.; Kumar M.; Zhao S. (01-01-2010. )Generation of optimal fire-line for fighting wildland fires using genetic algorithms.Proceedings of the ASME Dynamic Systems and Control Conference 2009, DSCC2009, ,(PART A ),111-118

HomChaudhuri B.; Kumar M.; Zhao S. (01-01-2010. )A method for distributed optimization for task allocation.Proceedings of the ASME Dynamic Systems and Control Conference 2009, DSCC2009, ,(PART A ),105-110

Cohen K.; HomChaudhuri B.; Kumar M. (10-15-2010. )Optimal fireline generation for wildfire fighting in uncertain and heterogeneous environment .Proceedings of the 2010 American Control Conference, ACC 2010, ,5638-5643

Kumar M.; Zhao S. (10-15-2010. )Novel way to implement self-localization in a multi-robot experimental platform .Proceedings of the 2010 American Control Conference, ACC 2010, ,6834-6839

Cohen K.; Kumar M. (12-01-2009. )Wild land fire fighting using multiple uninhabited aerial vehicles .AIAA Infotech at Aerospace Conference and Exhibit and AIAA Unmanned...Unlimited Conference, ,

Garg D.; Kumar M. (01-01-2002. )Genetic algorithm based pd control and fuzzy logic control of a two link robot.ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, Proceedings, ,209-216

Abdallah S.; Cohen K.; Kumar M.; Sabo C. (12-01-2009. )Path planning of a fire-fighting aircraft using fuzzy logic .47th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting including the New Horizons Forum and Aerospace Exposition, ,

Ahuja M.; Cohen K.; Homchaudhuri B.; Kumar M. (12-13-2010. )Fuzzy counter ant algorithm for maze problem .48th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting Including the New Horizons Forum and Aerospace Exposition, ,

Abdallah S.; Cohen K.; Kumar M.; Sabo C. (12-14-2010. )Effectiveness of 2D path planning in real time using fuzzy logic .48th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting Including the New Horizons Forum and Aerospace Exposition, ,

Chaudhuri B.; Cohen K.; Kumar M. (01-01-2011. )Cooperative control of multiple uninhabited aerial vehicles for monitoring and fighting wildfires.Journal of Aerospace Computing, Information and Communication, ,8 (1 ),1-16

Akshay N.; Dhanorkar S.; Harish B.; Kumar M. (12-01-2010. )An efficient approach for sensor deployments in wireless sensor network.International Conference on "Emerging Trends in Robotics and Communication Technologies", INTERACT-2010, ,350-355

Kumar M.; Ramakrishnan S. (12-01-2010. )Synthesis and analysis of control laws for swarm of mobile robots emulating ant foraging behavior.ASME 2010 Dynamic Systems and Control Conference, DSCC2010, ,2 ,647-652

Kumar M.; Tennety S. (12-01-2010. )Autonomous navigation in unknown road-like environments using support vector machines.ASME 2010 Dynamic Systems and Control Conference, DSCC2010, ,2 ,727-733

Kumar M.; Narasimha K.; Ramakrishnan S.; Sharma B. (12-01-2010. )Distributed cyclic motion control of multiple UAVs for wildfire monitoring.ASME 2010 Dynamic Systems and Control Conference, DSCC2010, ,2 ,401-407

Kumar M.; Ramakrishnan S.; Zhao S. (09-29-2011. )Density-based control of multiple robots .Proceedings of the American Control Conference, ,481-486

HomChaudhuri B.; Kumar M. (09-29-2011. )Market based allocation of power in smart grid .Proceedings of the American Control Conference, ,3251-3256

Kumar M.; Venkata Narasimha K. (09-29-2011. )Ant colony optimization technique to solve the min-max single depot vehicle routing problem .Proceedings of the American Control Conference, ,3257-3262

Garg D.; Kumar M. (10-06-2011. )Aggregation of heterogeneous units in a swarm of robotic agents.Proceedings - ISRCS 2011: 4th International Symposium on Resilient Control Systems, ,107-112

Cohen K.; Kivelevitch E.; Kumar M. (01-01-2011. )Market-based solution to the allocation of tasks to agents.Procedia Computer Science, ,6 ,28-33

Kumar M.; Zhao S. (07-23-2012. )Self-localization and tracking of multiple robots in experimental setups.International Journal of Robotics and Automation, ,27 (3 ),244-254

Devabhaktuni V.; Homchaudhuri B.; Kumar M. (11-26-2012. )Market based approach for solving optimal power flow problem in smart grid .Proceedings of the American Control Conference, ,3095-3100

Bertozzi A.; Ferenc W.; Gilles J.; Homchaudhuri B.; Huang Y.; Kastein H.; Kumar M.; Lieu L.; Ramakrishnan S.; Sharma B.; Wilson R. (11-26-2012. )Robot swarming over the Internet .Proceedings of the American Control Conference, ,6065-6070

Kivelevitch E.; Kumar M.; Narasimha K. (11-26-2012. )Ant Colony optimization technique to Solve the min-max multi depot vehicle routing problem .Proceedings of the American Control Conference, ,3980-3985

Al-Atat H.; Kumar M.; Lee J.; Siegel D.; Zhao W. (12-01-2011. )A particle filtering approach to remaining useful life prediction of aircraft engines .Technical Program for MFPT: The Applied Systems Health Management Conference 2011: Enabling Sustainable Systems, ,

Cohen K.; Kivelevitch E.; Kumar M. (12-01-2012. )Optimized fuzzy market-based solution to the Multiple Traveling Salesmen Problem using Particle Swar.50th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting Including the New Horizons Forum and Aerospace Exposition, ,

Cohen K.; Homchaudhuri B.; Kumar M. (12-01-2013. )Genetic algorithm based simulation-optimization for fighting wildfires.International Journal of Computational Methods, ,10 (6 ),

Cohen K.; Hanlon N.; Kumar M.; Tyler B. (12-01-2011. )Fuzzy-based approaches to decision making and resource allocation during wildland fires .AIAA Infotech at Aerospace Conference and Exhibit 2011, ,

Bushong S.; Charvat R.; Cohen K.; Kumar M.; Rodger Ozburn M. (12-01-2012. )SIERRA team flight of Zephyr UAS at West Virginia Wild Land Fire Burn .AIAA Infotech at Aerospace Conference and Exhibit 2012, ,

Hanlon N.; Kivelevitch E.; Kumar M. (12-01-2011. )Genetic algorithms for path planning in a room with obstacles .AIAA Infotech at Aerospace Conference and Exhibit 2011, ,

Krothapalli U.; Kumar M.; Wagner T. (12-01-2011. )Mobile robot navigation using variable grid size based reinforcement learning .AIAA Infotech at Aerospace Conference and Exhibit 2011, ,

Cohen K.; Kingston D.; Kumar M.; Sabo C. (12-01-2012. )VRP with minimum delivery latency using Linear Programming .AIAA Infotech at Aerospace Conference and Exhibit 2012, ,

Cohen K.; Kivelevitch E.; Kumar M. (12-01-2012. )Comparing the robustness of market-based task assignment to genetic algorithm .AIAA Infotech at Aerospace Conference and Exhibit 2012, ,

Cohen K.; Kivelevitch E.; Kumar M. (12-01-2012. )On the scalability of the market-based solution to the Multiple Traveling Salesmen Problem .AIAA Infotech at Aerospace Conference and Exhibit 2012, ,

Kumar M. (12-01-2011. )Teaching a graduate course on distributed sensing and controls at the University of Cincinnati .AIAA Infotech at Aerospace Conference and Exhibit 2011, ,

Cohen K.; Kivelevitch E.; Kumar M. (12-01-2012. )A binary programming solution to the Multiple-Depot, Multiple Traveling Salesman Problem with consta .AIAA Infotech at Aerospace Conference and Exhibit 2012, ,

Bushong S.; Charvat R.; Cohen K.; Kumar M.; Rodger Ozburn M. (12-01-2011. )Intelligent integration of UAV systems for wildland fire management: Towards concept demonstration .AIAA Infotech at Aerospace Conference and Exhibit 2011, ,

Cohen K.; Kivelevitch E.; Kumar M. (12-01-2011. )Tasks allocation to agents using market-based techniques .AIAA Infotech at Aerospace Conference and Exhibit 2011, ,

Kumar M.; Ramakrishnan S. (12-01-2011. )Nonlinear energy harvesting using coupled micro-scale oscillator arrays.ASME 2011 5th International Conference on Energy Sustainability, ES 2011, ,(PARTS A, B, AND C ),1327-1331

Agarwal J.; Cohen K.; Kumar M. (08-19-2013. )Application of Fuzzy logic and GIS in a fire-prediction algorithm for situationalk awareness based o .51st AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting including the New Horizons Forum and Aerospace Exposition 2013, ,

Cohen K.; Garg S.; Kumar M.; Sharma B. (08-19-2013. )A Fuzzy Logic based image processing method for automated fire and smoke detection .51st AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting including the New Horizons Forum and Aerospace Exposition 2013, ,

Cohen K.; Hanlon N.; Kumar M. (08-19-2013. )Neuro-fuzzy dynamic programming for decision-making and resource allocation during wildland fires .51st AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting including the New Horizons Forum and Aerospace Exposition 2013, ,

Devabhaktuni V.; HomChaudhuri B.; Kumar M. (12-01-2011. )A market based distributed optimization for power allocation in smart grid.ASME 2011 Dynamic Systems and Control Conference and Bath/ASME Symposium on Fluid Power and Motion Control, DSCC 2011, ,1 ,735-742

Cohen K.; Kumar M.; Mitchell S. (08-19-2013. )Precision Route Optimization using Fuzzy Intelligence (PROFIT) .51st AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting including the New Horizons Forum and Aerospace Exposition 2013, ,

Arnett T.; Cohen K.; Kingston D.; Kumar M.; Sabo C. (08-19-2013. )Experimental validation of the allocation of UAVs under communication restrictions .51st AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting including the New Horizons Forum and Aerospace Exposition 2013, ,

Kumar M.; Tennety S. (12-01-2011. )Mobile robot navigation in hilly terrain using reinforcement learning techniques.ASME 2011 Dynamic Systems and Control Conference and Bath/ASME Symposium on Fluid Power and Motion Control, DSCC 2011, ,2 ,81-86

Cohen K.; Garg S.; Kumar M.; Sharma B. (09-11-2013. )A Proper Orthogonal Decomposition based algorithm for smoke filtering in videos .Proceedings of the American Control Conference, ,3529-3534

Cohen K.; Kivelevitch E.; Kumar M. (09-16-2013. )A binary programming solution to the Min-Max Multiple-Depots, Multiple Traveling Salesman Problem .AIAA Infotech at Aerospace (I at A) Conference, ,

Kumar M.; Ramakrishnan S.; Sharma B. (09-16-2013. )Perimeter tracking by multiple UAVs based on a cyclic-pursuit algorithm .AIAA Infotech at Aerospace (I at A) Conference, ,

Agarwal J.; Cohen K.; Kumar M. (09-16-2013. )Fuzzy logic based real-time prediction model for wildland forest fires .AIAA Infotech at Aerospace (I at A) Conference, ,

Cohen K.; Kivelevitch E.; Kumar M. (09-16-2013. )A market-based solution to the Multiple Depots, Multiple Traveling Salesmen Problem with profits .AIAA Infotech at Aerospace (I at A) Conference, ,

Cohen K.; Kivelevitch E.; Kumar M. (10-01-2013. )A market-based solution to the multiple traveling salesmen problem.Journal of Intelligent and Robotic Systems: Theory and Applications, ,72 (1 ),21-40

Kumar M.; Ramakrishnan S.; Sharma B. (12-01-2012. )A numerical study of the stochastic cucker-smale flocking model.ASME 2012 5th Annual Dynamic Systems and Control Conference Joint with the JSME 2012 11th Motion and Vibration Conference, DSCC 2012-MOVIC 2012, ,3 ,333-338

Kumar M.; Ramakrishnan S.; Sharma B. (12-01-2012. )Cyclic pursuit in a multi-agent system with double-integrator dynamics under non-linear interactions.ASME 2012 5th Annual Dynamic Systems and Control Conference Joint with the JSME 2012 11th Motion and Vibration Conference, DSCC 2012-MOVIC 2012, ,2 ,431-438

Chaudhuri B.; Devabhaktuni V.; Kumar M. (12-01-2012. )A distributed market based solution for dc optimal power flow problem.ASME 2012 5th Annual Dynamic Systems and Control Conference Joint with the JSME 2012 11th Motion and Vibration Conference, DSCC 2012-MOVIC 2012, ,2 ,785-791

Kivelevitch E.; Kumar M.; Sharma B.; Venkata Narasimha K. (12-01-2013. )An ant colony optimization technique for solving min-max Multi-Depot Vehicle Routing Problem.Swarm and Evolutionary Computation, ,13 ,63-73

Kumar M.; Ramakrishnan S.; Sharma B. (10-01-2013. )Cyclic pursuit in a multi-agent robotic system with double-integrator dynamics under linear interact.Robotica, ,31 (7 ),1037-1050

Anand S.; Huang S.; Kumar M.; Sundaram M. (12-01-2013. )EXPLORES: An integrated learning environment to produce industry ready graduates.Proceedings - Frontiers in Education Conference, FIE, ,1513-1515

Cohen K.; Kumar M.; Sharma B. (01-01-2013. )Spatio-temporal estimation of wildfire growth.ASME 2013 Dynamic Systems and Control Conference, DSCC 2013, ,2 ,

Kumar M.; Tan R. (01-01-2013. )Proportional navigation (PN) based tracking of ground targets by quadrotor UAVs.ASME 2013 Dynamic Systems and Control Conference, DSCC 2013, ,1 ,

Kumar M.; Nemati A. (01-01-2014. )Modeling and control of a single axis tilting quadcopter.Proceedings of the American Control Conference, ,3077-3082

Homchaudhuri B.; Kumar M. (01-01-2014. )A newton based distributed optimization method with local interactions for large-scale networked opt.Proceedings of the American Control Conference, ,4336-4341

Abhishek A.; Garg D.; Kumar M. (01-01-2006. )Grasp planning for a two-fingered parallel-jawed gripper.American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Dynamic Systems and Control Division (Publication) DSC, ,

Abhishek A.; Garg D.; Kumar M. (01-01-2006. )Petri Net based modeling and control strategies for flexible manufacturing systems.American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Manufacturing Engineering Division, MED, ,

Kumar M.; Nemati A. (01-01-2014. )Non-linear control of tilting-quadcopter using feedback linearization based motion control.ASME 2014 Dynamic Systems and Control Conference, DSCC 2014, ,3 ,

Huang S.; Humpert D.; Isaac B.; Kumar M. (01-01-2014. )Inverse kinematics and extended kalman filter based motion tracking of human limb .ASME 2014 Dynamic Systems and Control Conference, DSCC 2014, ,1 ,

Bertozzi A.; Kumar M.; Laurent T.; Ramakrishnan S. (01-01-2014. )Spatiotemporal chemotactic model for ant foraging.Modern Physics Letters B, ,28 (30 ),

Brown B.; Cohen K.; Kumar M.; Ozburn R.; Wei W. (01-01-2015. )Surveillance for intelligent emergency response robotic aircraft – VTOL aircraft for emergency respo .AIAA Infotech at Aerospace, ,

Kumar M.; Nemati A.; Sarim M. (01-01-2015. )Autonomous wall-following based navigation of unmanned aerial vehicles in indoor environments .AIAA Infotech at Aerospace, ,

Hashemi M.; Jeffers W.; Kumar M.; Meiring J.; Nemati A.; Reidling S.; Sampathkumar P.; Sarim M.; Schnipke E. (01-01-2015. )Autonomous navigation of UAV through GPS-denied indoor environment with obstacles .AIAA Infotech at Aerospace, ,

HomChaudhuri B.; Kumar M. (03-01-2015. )A noise based distributed optimization method for multirobot task allocation with multimodal utility.Journal of Dynamic Systems, Measurement and Control, Transactions of the ASME, ,137 (3 ),

Anand S.; Castaneda-Emenaker I.; Huang S.; Kumar M. (01-01-2015. )A virtual company-based integrated learning methodology to produce industry ready graduate .ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, Conference Proceedings, ,122nd ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition: Makin (122nd ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition: Makin ),

Calyam P.; Chaudhuri B.; Kumar M.; Seetharam S. (01-01-2015. )Resource defragmentation using market-driven allocation in virtual desktop clouds.Proceedings - 2015 IEEE International Conference on Cloud Engineering, IC2E 2015, ,246-255

Kumar M.; Radmanesh M. (03-01-2016. )Flight formation of UAVs in presence of moving obstacles using fast-dynamic mixed integer linear pro.Aerospace Science and Technology, ,50 ,149-160

Cohen J.; Kumar M.; Sathyan A. (01-01-2016. )Deep convolutional neural network for human detection and tracking in FLIR videos .AIAA Infotech @ Aerospace Conference, ,

Cohen K.; Kukreti S.; Kumar M. (01-01-2016. )Detection and localization using unmanned aerial systems for firefighting applications .AIAA Infotech @ Aerospace Conference, ,

Cohen K.; Hanlon N.; Kivelevitch E.; Kumar M. (01-01-2016. )Generic clustering approach to track-to-track correlation for multisensor-multitarget environments .AIAA Infotech @ Aerospace Conference, ,12

Kumar M.; Nemati A. (05-01-2016. )Control of microcoaxial helicopter based on a reduced-order observer.Journal of Aerospace Engineering, ,29 (3 ),

Cohen K.; Kumar M.; Nemati A.; Sarim M. (01-01-2015. )Extended kalman filter based quadrotor state estimation based on asynchronous multisensor data.ASME 2015 Dynamic Systems and Control Conference, DSCC 2015, ,1 ,

Kumar M.; Nemati A.; Radmanesh M.; Sarim M. (01-01-2015. )Flight formation of quad-copters in presence of dynamic obstacles using mixed integer linear program.ASME 2015 Dynamic Systems and Control Conference, DSCC 2015, ,1 ,

Cohen K.; Kumar M.; Sathyan A. (01-01-2015. )Image processing and localization for detecting and tracking wildland fires.ASME 2015 Dynamic Systems and Control Conference, DSCC 2015, ,3 ,

Kumar M.; Nemati A.; Radmanesh M.; Sarim M. (07-01-2016. )Dynamic optimal UAV trajectory planning in the National Airspace System via mixed integer linear pro.Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part G: Journal of Aerospace Engineering, ,230 (9 ),1668-1682

Cohen K.; Kukreti S.; Kumar M. (06-30-2016. )Genetically tuned LQR based path following for UAVs under wind disturbance.2016 International Conference on Unmanned Aircraft Systems, ICUAS 2016, ,267-274

Kumar M.; Radmanesh M. (06-30-2016. )Grey Wolf optimization based sense and avoid algorithm for UAV path planning in uncertain environmen.2016 International Conference on Unmanned Aircraft Systems, ICUAS 2016, ,68-76

Kumar M.; Nemati A.; Radmanesh M.; Sarim M. (07-28-2016. )Solution of Traveling Salesman Problem with Hotel Selection in the framework of MILP-tropical optimi.Proceedings of the American Control Conference, ,2016-July ,5593-5598

Kumar M.; Schroeder A. (07-28-2016. )Design of decentralized chemotactic control law for area coverage using swarm of mobile robots.Proceedings of the American Control Conference, ,2016-July ,4317-4322

Kumar M.; Ramakrishnan S.; Schroeder A.; Trease B. (03-01-2017. )Efficient spatial coverage by a robot swarm based on an ant foraging model and the Lévy distribution.Swarm Intelligence, ,11 (1 ),39-69

Dai R.; Kumar M.; Scott K. (01-01-2016. )Occlusion-aware coverage for efficient visual sensing in unmanned aerial vehicle networks.2016 IEEE Global Communications Conference, GLOBECOM 2016 - Proceedings, ,

Kumar M.; Nemati A.; Sarim M.; Soni N. (01-01-2016. )Design, fabrication and control of a tilt rotor quadcopter.ASME 2016 Dynamic Systems and Control Conference, DSCC 2016, ,2 ,

Jha R.; Kumar M.; Sarim M.; Schultz T. (01-01-2016. )An artificial brain mechanism to develop a learning paradigm for robot navigation.ASME 2016 Dynamic Systems and Control Conference, DSCC 2016, ,1 ,

Kumar M.; Kumar R.; Nemati A. (01-01-2016. )Stabilizing and control of tilting-rotor quadcopter in case of a propeller failure.ASME 2016 Dynamic Systems and Control Conference, DSCC 2016, ,1 ,

Kumar M.; Radmanesh M.; Sarim M. (01-01-2016. )On the effect of different splines on way-point navigation of quad-copters.ASME 2016 Dynamic Systems and Control Conference, DSCC 2016, ,1 ,

Jha R.; Kumar M.; Sarim M.; Schultz T. (02-14-2017. )Ultra-low energy neuromorphic device based navigation approach for biomimetic robots.Proceedings of the IEEE National Aerospace Electronics Conference, NAECON, ,241-247

Kumar M.; Walker A. (01-01-2017. )Cubesat attitude determination using low-cost sensors and magnetic field time derivative.AIAA SciTech Forum - 55th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting, ,

Arnett T.; Cook B.; Kumar M.; Macmann O. (01-01-2017. )Real-time radar-based tracking and state estimation of multiple non-conformant aircraft .AIAA Information Systems-AIAA Infotech at Aerospace, 2017, ,

Cazaurang F.; Cohen K.; Ernest N.; Kumar M.; Lavigne L.; Sathyan A. (01-01-2017. )A genetic fuzzy logic based approach to solving the aircraft conflict resolution problem .AIAA Information Systems-AIAA Infotech at Aerospace, 2017, ,

Cohen K.; Kumar M.; Stockton N. (01-01-2017. )A fuzzy-logic-based solution to dynamic target interception and landing with a small multirotor airc .AIAA Information Systems-AIAA Infotech at Aerospace, 2017, ,

Cohen K.; Guentert P.; Kumar M.; Radmanesh M. (06-29-2017. )Analytical PDE based trajectory planning for Unmanned Air Vehicles in dynamic hostile environments.Proceedings of the American Control Conference, ,4248-4253

Cazaurang F.; Cohen K.; Kumar M.; Kumar R.; Nemati A. (01-01-2017. )Position and attitude control by rotor tilt and rotor speed synchronization for single axis tilting-.ASME 2017 Dynamic Systems and Control Conference, DSCC 2017, ,3 ,

Kumar M.; Kumar R.; Radmanesh M.; Sridhar S. (01-01-2017. )Non-linear sliding mode control of a tilting-rotor quadcopter.ASME 2017 Dynamic Systems and Control Conference, DSCC 2017, ,1 ,

Kumar M.; Radmanesh M. (01-01-2017. )UAV path planning in the framework of milp-tropical optimization.ASME 2017 Dynamic Systems and Control Conference, DSCC 2017, ,1 ,

Chamnikar A.; Kumar M.; Patil G.; Radmanesh M. (01-01-2017. )Trajectory generation for a lower limb exoskeleton for sit-to-stand transition using a genetic algor.ASME 2017 Dynamic Systems and Control Conference, DSCC 2017, ,1 ,

Deshpande A.; Kumar M.; Ramakrishnan S. (01-01-2017. )Robot swarm for efficient area coverage inspired by ant foraging - The case of adaptive switching be.ASME 2017 Dynamic Systems and Control Conference, DSCC 2017, ,2 ,

Barawkar S.; Cohen K.; Kumar M.; Radmanesh M. (01-01-2017. )Admittance based force control for collaborative transportation of a common payload using two UAVS.ASME 2017 Dynamic Systems and Control Conference, DSCC 2017, ,3 ,

Cazaurang F.; Cohen K.; Kumar M.; Kumar R.; Nemati A.; Sharma R. (01-01-2017. )Tilting-rotor quadcopter for aggressive flight maneuvers using differential flatness based flight co.ASME 2017 Dynamic Systems and Control Conference, DSCC 2017, ,3 ,

Chamnikar A.; Kiefer A.; Kumar M.; Lorenz T.; Miller A.; Patil G.; Ralescu A.; Richardson M.; Rigoli L. (01-01-2017. )Control strategy for an assistive exoskeleton for sit-to-stand transition.ASME 2017 Dynamic Systems and Control Conference, DSCC 2017, ,1 ,

Jha R.; Kumar M.; Minai A.; Sarim M. (11-08-2017. )Memristive device based learning for navigation in robots.Bioinspiration and Biomimetics, ,12 (6 ),

Kumar M.; Radmanesh M.; Sarim M. (06-01-2018. )Grey wolf optimization based sense and avoid algorithm in a Bayesian framework for multiple UAV path.Aerospace Science and Technology, ,77 ,168-179

Guentert P.; Kumar M.; Radmanesh M.; Sarim M. (04-01-2018. )Overview of Path-Planning and Obstacle Avoidance Algorithms for UAVs: A Comparative Study.Unmanned Systems, ,6 (2 ),95-118

Cohen K.; Kukreti S.; Kumar M. (01-01-2018. )Genetic fuzzy based target geo-localization using unmanned aerial systems for firefighting applicati.AIAA Information Systems-AIAA Infotech at Aerospace, 2018, ,(209989 ),

Dai R.; Fotedar S.; Kumar M.; Radmanesh M. (05-01-2018. )Quality-aware UAV coverage and path planning in geometrically complex environments.Ad Hoc Networks, ,73 ,95-105

Jha R.; Kumar M.; Sarim M. (01-24-2018. )Neuromorphic device specifications for unsupervised learning in robots.Proceedings of the IEEE National Aerospace Electronics Conference, NAECON, ,2017-June ,44-51

Dechering M.; Kumar M.; Kumar R.; Ottaway A.; Pai A.; Radmanesh M. (01-24-2018. )Differential flatness based hybrid PID/LQR flight controller for complex trajectory tracking in quad.Proceedings of the IEEE National Aerospace Electronics Conference, NAECON, ,2017-June ,113-118

Casbeer D.; Cohen K.; Kumar M.; Lamping A.; Ouwerkerk J.; Stockton N. (01-01-2018. )FlyMASTER: Multi-UAV control and supervision with ROS.2018 Aviation Technology, Integration, and Operations Conference, ,

Deshpande A.; Kumar M.; Kumar R.; Minai A.; Radmanesh M.; Veerabhadrappa N. (08-09-2018. )Self-Organized Circle Formation around an Unknown Target by a Multi-Robot Swarm using a Local Commun.Proceedings of the American Control Conference, ,2018-June ,4409-4413

Barawkar S.; Cohen K.; Kumar M.; Radmanesh M. (08-09-2018. )Fuzzy Logic based Variable Damping Admittance Control for Multi-UAV Collaborative Transportation.Proceedings of the American Control Conference, ,2018-June ,2084-2089

Cohen K.; Kumar M.; Kumar R.; Sridhar S. (01-01-2018. )Fault tolerance of a reconfigurable tilt-rotor quadcopter using sliding mode control.ASME 2018 Dynamic Systems and Control Conference, DSCC 2018, ,3 ,

Cazaurang F.; Cohen K.; Kumar M.; Kumar R.; Sridhar S. (01-01-2018. )Reconfigurable fault-tolerant tilt-rotor quadcopter system.ASME 2018 Dynamic Systems and Control Conference, DSCC 2018, ,3 ,

Casbeer D.; Cohen K.; Kumar M.; Radmanesh M. (01-01-2018. )Decentralized 3D PDE based collaborative trajectory planning and target surrounding for swarm of UAV.ASME 2018 Dynamic Systems and Control Conference, DSCC 2018, ,3 ,

Kiefer A.; Kumar M.; Lorenz T.; Patil G.; Richardson M.; Rigoli L. (01-01-2019. )Joint Angle Variation in Intentional Sit-to-Stand Transitions.IFAC-PapersOnLine, ,51 (34 ),214-219

Cohen K.; Dechering M.; Kumar M.; Pragada R.; Radmanesh M.; Sarim M. (07-01-2019. )Distributed Detect-and-Avoid for Multiple Unmanned Aerial Vehicles in National Air Space.Journal of Dynamic Systems, Measurement and Control, Transactions of the ASME, ,141 (7 ),

Fish S.; Gorsich D.; Kumar M.; Tan X.; Vantsevich V.; Wang J. (07-01-2019. )Special Issue on "autonomous Mobile Systems" in Memory of Professor J. Karl Hedrick.Journal of Dynamic Systems, Measurement and Control, Transactions of the ASME, ,141 (7 ),

Garg D.; Kumar M. (11-29-2004. )Intelligent multi-sensor fusion techniques in flexible manufacturing workcells .Proceedings of the American Control Conference, ,6 ,5375-5380