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Dr. Ayan Dutta
Assistant Professor
School of Computing
University of North Florida
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I am an Assistant Professor at the School of Computing at the University of North FloridaMy current research is focused on the following topics:

    1. Learning and Planning for Self-reconfigurable Modular Robots.
    2. Multi-robot Path Planning.
    3. Swarm Robotics. 

If you are an undergraduate/graduate student interested in working on cool robotics projects, please send me an email along with your CV.

I have received Ph.D. from the Computer Science Department of the University of Nebraska at Omaha (May 2017). I was a research assistant in the CMANTIC Lab. My advisor was Dr. Prithviraj Dasgupta. Our research on the ModRED project was recently featured in NASA's Stimuli 2016-17 Magazine (link). In the summer of 2016, I have worked at The MathWorks Inc. as a robotics software engineer intern as part of their robotics team. Over the summer of 2014, I have worked with Dr. Nikolaus Correll at the University of Colorado Boulder on Droplet swarm robots (Video). 

Before coming to the USA for Ph.D., I completed Bachelor of Technology (B.Tech.) in Computer Science and Engineering (2011), from Heritage Institute of Technology, Kolkata, India; which is affiliated with West Bengal University of Technology, India and also worked as a research assistant in the ACMU Unit at the Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata, India under the guidance of Dr. Krishnendu Mukhopadhyaya.