Kumar Lab (V. Kumar)
Vijay Kumar is the Nemirovsky Family Dean for the School of Engineering & Applied Science with appointments in the Departments of Mechanical Engineering and Applied Mechanics, Computer and Information Science, and Electrical and Systems Engineering. Kumar's group works on creating autonomous ground and aerial robots, designing bio-inspired algorithms for collective behaviors, and on robot swarms. They have won many best paper awards at conferences, and group alumni are leaders in teaching, research, business and entrepreneurship. Kumar is a fellow of ASME andIEEE and a member of the National Academy of Engineering.