Below is a list of on-going and past items related to significant awards, service, consulting, and invited talks as well as presentations made.

Selected Awards / Honors

  • NSF CAREER Award (2018, Program: Energy, Power, Networks, and Control)

  • AFOSR YIP Award (2018, Program: Control & Dynamics)

  • Graduate Research Fellowship (2007 – 2011, Georgia Tech)

  • Outstanding Graduate Teaching Assistant (2007, Georgia Tech)

  • Presidents Undergraduate Research Award (2005, Georgia Tech)

  • Highest Honors (2003 – 2006, Georgia Tech)

Selected Service

  • Technical Committee Member on IEEE CSS Intelligent Control

  • Technical Committee Member on IEEE CSS Hybrid Systems

  • National Science Foundation Panel Reviewer (Industry & Academic)

  • Simons Highschool Program Admissions Committee, Stony Brook University

  • CSIRE Highschool Program Admissions Committee, Stony Brook University

  • Graduate Admissions Committee, Computer Science Department, Stony Brook University

  • Graduate Admissions Committee, BMI Department, Stony Brook University

  • Academic Senator, College of Engineering, Stony Brook University

  • Faculty Search Committee, BMI Department, Stony Brook University

  • Simons Highschool Program Mentor, Stony Brook University

  • Journal Reviewer (Past/Present): IEEE TIP, IEEE PAMI, IEEE JBHI, SIAM SISC, CVIU

  • Conference (Past/Present) Reviewer: IEEE CDC, ACC, CVPR, ECCV, ICCV, ICRA

Selected Teaching

  • Fall 2017-2020: BMI 540 - Statistical Methods

  • Spring 2016: CSE 377 - Introduction to Medical Imaging

  • Spring 2016: CSE 600 - Topics in Modern Computer Science

  • Fall 2017: CSE 600 - Topics in Modern Computer Science

Selected Research Funding & Grants

  • (Active) Promoting Student Cross-Campus Collaboration for Engineering Driven Medicine (SBU DoIT)
    Amount: $5000.00
    Year: 2019
    Role: PI

  • (Active) Interactive 2D3D Control for Autonomous Systems (AFOSR YIP)
    Amount: $443,476.00
    Year: 2018-2021
    Role: PI

  • (Active) Geometric Optimization and Control of Time-Varying Networks (NSF CAREER)
    Amount: $500,020.00
    Year: 2018-2023
    Role: PI

  • Prototype and Geometric Modeled Rad-Hard Chip Sets (AFRL)
    Amount: $749,747.20
    Year: 2014 – 2016
    Role: co-PI (Split 50%)

  • Performed Exploratory Modeling Research on EKV/SM3 Platforms (Raytheon)
    Amount: $75,000.00
    Year: 2014 – 2015
    Role: PI

  • Investigated Geometric Models for Interconnect Architectures (NSF)
    Amount: $150,000.00
    Year: 2013 – 2015
    Role: co-PI (Split 50%)

  • Prototype and Geometric Modeled Rad-Hard Chip Sets (AFRL)
    Amount: $149,696.34
    Year: 2013 – 2014
    Role: co-PI (Split 50%)

  • Investigated Simulated Designs of AMPM Missile Platform (AMRDEC/MDA)
    Amount: $149,573.26
    Year: 2013 – 2015
    Role: co-PI (Split 50%)

Selected Talks & Presentations

  • University of California, Santa Barbara, Center for Control, Dynamical Systems, and Computation
    Title: “The Interplay of Curvature and Control: From Vision-Based Autonomy, Networks, to Economics”
    Date: Fall 2020

  • AFOSR Annual Control & Dynamics Program Review
    Title: “2D3D Vision-Based Control”
    Date: Fall 2020

  • Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) Space Vehicles Directorate, Kirtland AFB
    Title: “Geometric Based Control Towards Imaging and Autonomy”
    Date: Summer 2020

  • Georgetown University, Computer Science Department
    Title: “A Geometric Control Approach Towards Understanding Trust and Ethics in Autonomy”
    Date: Fall 2019

  • NETSCI Winter Conference on Network Science (NetSci-X)
    Title: “Maxwell's Demon and the Discrete Ricci Flow”
    Date: Fall 2019

  • International Conference on Complex Networks
    Title: “Characterizing Networks on the Tensor Manifolds”
    Date: Fall 2019

  • AFOSR Annual Control & Dynamics Program Review
    Title: “Interactive 2D3D Control”
    Date: Fall 2019

  • Missile Defense Agency, Redstone Arsenal
    Title: “Control Based Discrimination”
    Date: Spring 2017

  • IEEE Control and Decision Conference
    Title: “Geometry of Correlation Networks for Studying Cancer Biology”
    Date: Fall 2016

  • Missile Defense Agency, Redstone Arsenal
    Title: “Quantifying & Managing Supply Chain Risk”
    Date Fall 2016

  • Stony Brook University, Biomedical Informatics Dept.
    Title: “System Identification and Waterbed Effects of Dynamical Systems”
    Date: Spring 2016

  • Johns Hopkins University, Electrical Engineering Dept.
    Title: “A Network Geometric Approach to Analyzing Complex Systems”
    Date: Spring 2016

  • Missile Defense Agency, Redstone Arsenal
    Title: “Examining Anti-Corrosion and Pin-Hole Effects”
    Date: Spring 2013

  • Aviation and Missile Research Development Center, Redstone Arsenal
    Title: “Next Generation Approaches for AMPM Architectures”
    Date: Fall 2012

  • IEEE American Control Conference
    Title: “Geometry and Control Based Discrimination”
    Date: Summer 2011

  • Carnegie Mellon University, Dept. of Mathematics
    Title: “Pose Estimation in Visual Tracking and Medical Imaging”
    Date: Summer 2010

  • Israel Institute of Technology, Electrical Engineering Dept.
    Title: “Dynamics in Point Set Registration”
    Date: Fall 2009

  • IEEE Conference on Decision and Control
    Title: “Statistical Shape Learning for 3D Tracking”
    Date: Summer 2009

  • IEEE Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition
    Title: “Non-Rigid 2D Image Segmentation and 2D3D Pose Estimation”
    Date Spring 2008

  • Decision and Control Symposium, Georgia Tech
    Title: “Particle Filtering for Registration of 2D/3D Point Sets with Stochastic Dynamics”
    Date: Spring 2008

  • IEEE Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition
    Title: “Robust 3D Pose Estimation and Efficient 2D Region-Based Segmentation"
    Date: Spring 2008

  • SPIE Medical Imaging Conference
    Title: “A New Distribution Metric for Image Segmentation”
    Date: Fall 2007

  • SPIE Symposium on Electronic Imaging
    Title: “Tracking with a New Distribution Metric in a Particle Filtering Framework
    Date: Summer 2007

Post-Doc

  • Samuel Bignardi, PhD

PhD Students

  • Kevin Murgas (Department: Biomedical Informatics)

  • Bipul Islam (Department: Biomedical Informatics)

Masters, Undergrad, Highschool

  • Jay Torasakar (Degree: Masters, Department: Computer Science, Year: 2017-2018)

  • Onkar Deshpande (Degree: Masters, Department: Applied Mathematics & Statistics, Year: 2017-2018)

  • Neelay Trivedi (Degree: Highschool Student, Department: Simons Summer Program, Year: Summer 2018)

  • Jagdeep Bhatia (Degree: Highschool Student, Department: Simons Summer Program, Year: Summer 2019)

  • Shivansh Gupta (Degree: Highschool Student, Department: Simons Summer Program, Year: Summer 2019)

  • Melanie Chen (Degree: Highschool Student, Department: CSIRE, Year: Summer 2019)

Thesis Committee

  • Stanley Tuznik (Department: Applied Mathematics & Statistics)

  • Jeremy Lerner (Department: Applied Mathematics & Statistics)

  • Maryam Pouryahya (Department: Applied Mathematics & Statistics)

  • Mahsa Torkaman (Department: Computer Science)

  • Rena Elkin (Department: Applied Mathematics & Statistics)

Consulting Activities

  • Sigmatech Incorporated (2016-Present)

  • Harper Laboratories, LLC (2014-2017)

  • Scientific Systems Company, Inc. (2014-2015)

  • Trex Enterprises (2010-2011)

  • United Technologies Research Center (2009-2010)

  • MIT Lincoln Laboratories (2007-2009)

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