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

Wei_edited.jpg

Wei Zhang

Post-Doc

Sensor Fusion & State Estimation 

2020-07-19 14.59.55 head square2.jpg

Ph.D. (ECE)

Path Planning & Controls for UAV

IMG-4911_edited.jpg

Ph.D. (MAE)

High Perception and Planning

YuxiangGuan.jpg

Ph.D. (MAE)

Path Planning & Controls for UAV

DSC_0562.jpg

Billy Smith

M.S. (MAE)

Autonomous Multi-Robot Systems

IMG_20190414_131021288_HDR_2_edited.jpg

Kallia Smith

M.S. (MAE)

Mechatronics

Image from iOS (1).jpg

Jeronimo Cox

M.S. (MAE)

Mechatronics 

CBA391BF-B0F5-4BFE-90C7-EA78E997A5EA_1_201_a.heic

Tyler Haden

M.S. (CS)

Filtering & Tracking

Undergrad Members
Henry_edited.jpg

Henry Goodman

Image from iOS.jpg

Jacob Deane

IMG_2931.JPG

Hudson Burke

JuliaRudy.jfif

Julia Rudy

CharlesRushton.jpg

Charles Rushton

JananiChander.jpg

Janani Chander

SaraKhatouri.jpg

Sara Khatouri

ZacharyKim.png

Zach Kim

IMG_4393_edited_edited.jpg

Alex Pascocello

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

  2. Dean Conte - MITRE

  3. Alex Rudin - MITRE

  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