Professor and Zinn Faculty Scholar

Director of VICTOR Lab

Professor Furukawa received his B.Eng. in Mechanical Engineering from Waseda University, Japan, in 1990, and an M.Eng. (Research) in Mechatronic Engineering from University of Sydney, Australia, in 1993 and a Ph.D. in Quantum Engineering and Systems Science from University of Tokyo, Japan, in 1996. He has extensive research experience in the field of robotics and computational mechanics. He has published over 300 journal and refereed conference papers, served on Editorial Boards for five international journals, and as an international organizing committee member for over 10 international conferences and won a number of career research awards and paper awards.

TEAM MEMBERS

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Ph.D.

Path Planning & Controls for UAV

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Ph.D.

Path Planning & Controls for UAV

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Yukti Kathuria

Ph.D.

Control Theory 

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Kallia Smith

M.S.

Mechatronics

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Ph.D.

Control and Planning for Autonomous Systems

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Billy Smith

M.S.

Autonomous Multi-Robot Systems

Undergrad Members
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Hannah Lothrop

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Ben Williams

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Andrew Carson

Past Members
  1.  Dr. Josiah Steckenrider - Assistant Professor, West Point 

  2. Dean Conte - MITR 

  3. Alex Rudin - Field Autonomy Engineer, May Mobility

  4. Spencer Leamy - Founder, Corvus Labs

  5. Arthur Pawelica 

JOIN US!

IIf you are interested to join us please contact Dr. Furukawa directly expressing your interest.

Tomonari Furukawa, PhD
Professor and Zinn Faculty Scholar
E: tomonari@virginia.edu
Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
University of Virginia