Workshop Schedule


Preliminary schedule subject to change.

Tuesday, May 28, 2024

Time Event Location
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM Welcome Social Rice Hall - Davis Commons

Wednesday, May 29, 2024

Time Event Location
8:30 - 9:00 Breakfast/Coffee Link Lab
9:00 - 9:40

Welcome and Introductions

Link Lab
9:40 - 10:10 Keynote Link Lab
Break Link Lab
10:30 - 11:30 Panel 1: Academic Job Search Process
  • Kun Qian
  • Gerg Gerling
  • Sara Riggs
  • James Weimer
Link Lab
11:30 - 1:00 Poster Session 1 Link Lab
1:00 - 2:00 Lunch Link Lab
2:00 - 3:00 Panel 2: Obtaining Research Grants
  • Laura Barnes
  • Nicola Bezzo
  • David Corman
  • Venkat Lakshmi
Link Lab
3:00 - 4:30 Poster Session 2 Link Lab
4:30 - 5:30 Panel 3: Establishing your Research Group and Collaborations
  • Ben Calhoun
  • Tomo Furukawa
  • Jon Goodall
  • Jack Stankovic
Link Lab
5:30 - 6:30 Poster Session 3 Link Lab
6:45 - 8:00 Dinner Colonnade Club

Poster Session 1

Poster Number Participant Research Topic
1 Md Adnan Arefeen AI-Infused Resilience: Advancing Cyber-Physical Systems for Future Challenges through Cost-effective AI-Based Solutions
2 Sijie Ji Bridging Physical and Digital World via Wireless Intelligent
3 Edward Kim CPS Verification and Validation using a Domain-Specific Probabilistic Programming Language
4 Claudio Mandrioli Cyber-Physical Systems Software Testing with Control Theory
5 Diana Gabriela Morillo F. Cybersecurity Applied to IoT
6 Adam Thorpe Data-Driven Assurances for Personalized Human CPS
7 Chukwuemeka Ochieze Distributed Sensing Enabled Soft Robot Modeling and Control: From Theory
8 Zishen Wan Efficient and Resilient Cross-Stack Co-Design for Autonomous Intelligence
9 Shareef Ahmed Efficient Scheduling and Analysis of Complex Real-Time Systems
10 Kayla Boggess Explainable Reinforcement Learning for Autonomous Decision-Making Systems
11 Ameneh Nejati Formal Verification and Control of Stochastic Cyber-Physical Systems: Model-based and Data-driven Techniques
12 Filippos Fotiadis Game-Theoretic Learning and Control for Secure and Resilient Complex Adaptive CPS
13 Lakmal Meegahapola Generalization of Machine Learning for Multimodal Mobile Health Sensing
15 Weizhe Chen Informative Planning and Uncertainty-Aware Learning
16 Xusheng Luo Integrating Autonomy with Formal Methods

Poster Session 2

Poster Number Participant Research Topic
17 Amit Samanta Intelligence Techniques to Accelerate the Performance of Cyber-Physical Systems at Network Edge
18 Zhidong Su Learning and Adaptation of a Conversational Robot for Elderly Care
19 Vindula Jayawardana Learning Generalizable Control for Roadway Autonomy
20 Qijia Shao Lowering the Barriers to Acquiring and Interpreting Human Physical and Physiological Signals
21 Matthias Eckhart Managing Cyber-Physical Risk in the Industrial Control Systems Lifecycle
22 Pritam Dash Mitigating Sensor Anomalies Against Robotic Autonomous Vehicles
23 Yan Long Modeling and Controlling Sensor Side Channels in Cyber-physical Systems
24 Zejiang Wang Motion Control Considering Human Driver Characteristics for Driving Safety Enhancement of Connected and Automated Vehicles
25 Alex Cabral Moving from Smart City Vision to the Smart City Reality
26 Chaoying Pei Optimizing Space Autonomy: Cyber-Physical Systems in Mars Missions
27 Raymond Muller Perception Attacks and Defenses in Autonomous System
28 Yufan Zhang Redesigning Forecasting Products for Renewable Integration by Decision-focused Learning
29 Ruxin Wang Reimagining Smart Devices with Unobtrusive Sensing for Superior Safety
30 Xu Tao Revolutionizing Agriculture: Integrating Cyber-Physical Systems and LoRaWAN for Sustainable Farming Ecosystem
31 Sihong He Robust, Efficient, and Secure Decision-Making Strategies for Cyber-Physical Systems
32 Alessandro Erba Security Aspects of Anomaly Detection for Cyber-Physical Systems

Poster Session 3

Poster Number Participant Research Topic
33 Jonathan Diller Self-Aware High-Level Planning for Robot Teams
34 Nathaniel Hudson Smart Decision-Making via Edge Intelligence for Smart Cities
35 Wenzhong Yan SoftMechs: Embedding Intelligence within Soft Robot Structures
36 Daniel Mitchell Symbiotic Multi-Robot Fleets for Scalable Resilient Cyber Physical Systems
37 Nakul Garg Toward Sustainable Ambient Computing
38 Zhiyuan Wang Towards a Context-Aware Just-in-Time Adaptive Interventions Ecosystem
39 Ruchen (Puck) Wen Towards Morally and Socially Competent Human-Robot Interaction
40 Zixiao Ma Towards Next-Generation Reliable Inverter-based Power Systems
41 Yasra Chandio Towards Secure and Immersive Mixed Reality
42 Mansur Arief Trustworthy AI for Safe Cyber-Physical Systems
43 Patrick Borges Rodrigues Understanding the Sensory Requirements of Demolition Workers to Design Sensory-Enhanced Teleoperation Interfaces for Demolition Robots
44 Krishna Muvva Unifying Perception and Control in Unmanned Aerial Systems
45 Prerna Khanna Using Wearable Devices as Alternate Modes of Interaction for Accessibility
46 Hamza El-Kebir Viability under Adversity: Safe Self-organizing Control of Systems in the Unknown