Research Summary

Smart Systems and Robotics Lab focuses on various fundamental problems related to small and large-scale autonomy including Motion Planning, Task Planning, Coverage Planning, Collaborative Robotics, Human-robot Interaction, Distributed Intelligence, AI, Data Analytics, Data Reduction, Deep Learning, Information Fusion, Diagnostics & Prognostics, Sensor Selection, and Resilient Control.

Applications: Robotics, Autonomous Vehicles, Smart Sensor Networks, Smart Manufacturing, Smart Buildings, Smart Grid, Smart Systems, Smart Cities, Smart Infrastructures, Smart Energy Systems, Aerospace Systems, and other Cyber-physical Systems.


Shalabh Gupta

ITE Building Room #341

371 Fairfield Way, Storrs, CT, 06269

Ph: (860) 486 3494


Selected Recent Publications

"SMART: Self-Morphing Adaptive Replanning Tree", IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters, 2023.

"ε*: An Online Coverage Path Planning Algorithm", IEEE Transactions on Robotics, 2018.

"T*: Time-Optimal Risk-Aware Motion Planning for Curvature Constrained Vehicles", IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters, 2019.

"CT-CPP: Coverage Path Planning for 3D Terrain Reconstruction using Dynamic Coverage Trees", IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters, 2022.

"CARE: Cooperative Autonomy for Resilience and Efficiency of Robotic Teams for Complete Coverage of Unknown Environments under Robot Failures", Autonomous Robots, 2020.

"DARE: Diver Action Recognition Encoder for Underwater Human-Robot Interaction", IEEE Access, 2023.

"Rapid Path-planning for Dubins Vehicles under Environmental Currents", Robotics and Autonomous Systems, 2020.

“POSE.R: Prediction-based Opportunistic Sensing for Resilient and Efficient Sensor Networks”, ACM Transactions on Sensor Networks, 2020.

“POSE.3C: Prediction-based Opportunistic Sensing using Distributed Classification, Clustering and Control in Heterogeneous Sensor Networks”, IEEE Transactions on Control of Network Systems, 2019.

“POSE: Prediction-based Opportunistic Sensing for Energy-efficiency of Sensor Networks using Distributed Supervisors”, IEEE Transactions on Cybernetics, 2018.

“Topological Characterization and Early Detection of Bifurcations and Chaos in Complex Systems”, Chaos: An International Journal of Nonlinear Science, 2017.

“Optimal Sensor Selection and Fusion for Heat Exchanger Fouling Diagnosis in Aerospace Systems”, IEEE Sensors Journal, 2016.


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