People

Director

Liang Sun, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
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lsun@nmsu.edu
Office: Jett Hall 132
Phone: (575) 646-4368

Graduate Research Assistants


Amer Al-Radaideh
Ph.D. Student, Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
Research Focus: tethered drones, cooperative control of UAVs
Email: radaideh@nmsu.edu

 

 


Arezoo Samiei
Ph.D. Student, Klipsch School of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Research Focus: robust network for multi-agent systems, multi-task allocation
Email: arezoo@nmsu.edu

 

 


Nathan Lindsay
Ph.D. Student, Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
Research Focus: distributed and dynamic task allocation, sound-source localization
Email: nl22@nmsu.edu

 

 


Robert Selje II
Master Student, Klipsch School of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Research Focus: Global network topology learning, hybrid spacial sensing
Email: rseljeii@nmsu.edu

 

 


Ahmed Baraka
Master Student, Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
Research Focus: Machine learning for wind estimation
Email: abaraka7@nmsu.edu

 

 


Trevor Karpinski
Ph.D. Student, Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
Research Focus: Planning and control for energy-efficient operation of UAS
Email: tkarpins@nmsu.edu

 

 

Undergraduate Research Assistants


Russell Buehling
Klipsch School of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Research Focus: Distributed task allocation and predictive optimal control
Email: rubueh@nmsu.edu

 

 

Former Students


Leonardo Escamilla
Undergraduate Research Assistant, 2019-2021
Current Coordinate: NMSU

 

 

 

 

Tyler Free
Undergraduate Research Assistant, 2019-2021
Current Coordinate: Lockheed Martin
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Carlos Estrada
Undergraduate Research Assistant, 2018-2020
Current Coordinate: Northrop Grumman

 

 

 

 

Rachel Beal
Undergraduate Research Assistant, 2019-2020
Current Coordinate: NMSU

 

 


Deepak Gala
Ph.D., 2019
Dissertation: “Sound Source Localization and Tracking Using a Self-Rotating Bi-Microphone Array”
Current Coordinate: Caterpillar Trimble Control Technologies LLC
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Douglas Brown
MS, 2018
Thesis: “Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Path Planning for Detection of Mobile Targets”
Current Coordinate: Sandia National Laboratories
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Sarah Ismail

MS, 2017
Thesis: “Decentralized Hungarian-Based Algorithms for Fast and Scalable Task Allocation”
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Luis Barrera
Undergraduate Research Assistant, 2016-2017
Current Coordinate: ExxonMobil
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Dakota Burrow
Undergraduate Research Assistant, 2016-2017
Current Coordinate: MBA student, Brigham Young University
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