The following is a list of select research topics currently of interest

Distributed Coordination

  • Topology Control for Multi-Robot Systems
  • Multi-Robot Systems with Limited Field of View

Distributed Optimization

  • Optimal Topology Design/Redesign for Multi-Agent Systems
  • Allocation Problems for Heterogenous Multi-Robot Systems

Distributed Estimation

  • Nonlinear Observers for Large-Scale Networks
  • Agreement Problem for Multi-Agent Systems

Robotics and Control in Precision Agriculture

  • Motion and Task Planning for Multi-Robot Systems in Outdoor and Unstructured Environments
  • Plants and Soil Monitoring and Control


The NEWLINE Research Laboratory has a large number of ongoing national and international research collaborations. The following is a list of the most long-standing research relationships.

  • Asst. Prof. Mauro Franceschelli, Ph.D
  • Assoc. Prof. Alessandro Marino, Ph.D
  • Asst. Prof. Gabriele Oliva, Ph.D
  • Prof. Lorenzo Sabattini, Ph.D
  • Asst. Prof. Ryan K. Williams, Ph.D
  • Assoc. Prof. Emanuele Garone, Ph.D
  • Prof. Carlos Sagüés, Ph.D
  • Asst. Prof. Eduardo Montijano, Ph.D
  • Prof. Bhaskar Krishnamachari, Ph.D
  • Prof. Gaurav Sukhatme, Ph.D

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