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Tokekar, Pratap

Tokekar, Pratap

Assistant Professor
Maryland Robotics Center
Computer Science
UMIACS
Electrical and Computer Engineering
4222 Iribe Center, University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742

Pratap Tokekar is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Computer Science and UMIACS at the University of Maryland. Between 2015 and 2019, he was an Assistant Professor at the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Virginia Tech. Previously, he was a Postdoctoral Researcher at the GRASP lab of University of Pennsylvania. He obtained his Ph.D. in Computer Science from the University of Minnesota in 2014 and Bachelor of Technology degree in Electronics and Telecommunication from College of Engineering Pune, India in 2008. He is a recipient of the NSF CAREER award (2020) and CISE Research Initiation Initiative award (2016). He serves as an Associate Editor for the IEEE Robotics & Automation Letters, IEEE Transactions of Automation Science & Engineering, and the ICRA and IROS Conference Editorial Board.

Multi-Robot Systems; Unmanned Aerial Vehicles; Cyber-Physical Systems; Resilient Planning in Adversarial Environments; Applications of Infrastructure Inspection, Environmental Monitoring, and Precision Agriculture


UMD Researchers to Have a Strong Showing at ICRA 2021

The 2021 International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA 2021) will be held both in person and online from May 30 to June 5, 2021.

Ganguly, Fiaz, Suryan are first MRC GRA recipients

The new program is open to mid-career UMD Ph.D. students with Maryland Robotics Center advisors.