Biswadip Dey

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PhD Candidate

Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering
Institute for Systems Research
University of Maryland
College Park, MD 20742
USA


Biswadip Dey is a PhD candidate at the Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering, University of Maryland. He is working towards his doctoral thesis under the supervision of Prof. P. S. Krishnaprasad. Biswa's present research is focused on reconstruction, analysis and synthesis of pursuit and collective motion. To know more about his research, click here.

Before starting his PhD program at the University of Maryland, he received Master of Technology (MTech) in Systems and Control Engineering from Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay, India in 2008. His Master's dissertation, supervised by Prof. Ravi N. Banavar, was in the area of infinite dimensional port-Hamiltonian system and stabilization of such a system through energy Casimir approach. He completed Bachelor of Engineering (BE) degree from the Department of Electrical Engineering, Jadavpur University in 2006.

Research interests

  • Optimal and Nonlinear Control Theory

  • Control Theoretic Data Smoothing

  • Analysis and Synthesis of Collective Behavior from a Geometric Perspective

  • Application of Statistical and Information Theoretic Tools for Analysis of Collective Motion in Biological Settings

  • Inverse Problems Related to Brain-Machine Interface

Further details can be found in the research overview page.

Education

  • PhD (2009 - Present)    : Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Maryland, College Park, MD, USA.

  • M.Tech (2006 - 2008)   : Systems & Control Engineering, IIT Bombay, Mumbai, India.

  • B.E. (2002 - 2006)        : Electrical Engineering, Jadavpur University, Kolkata, India.

Scholastic Honours

  • 2014 George Harhalakis Outstanding Systems Engineering Graduate Student Award, Institute for Systems Research, University of Maryland, College Park.
  • Kulkarni Graduate Student Summer Research Fellowship (Summer 2013), Graduate School, University of Maryland, College Park.
  • Clark School of Engineering Distinguished Graduate Fellowship (2009-10), University of Maryland, College Park.
  • Ranked first (among 22 students) in the M.Tech Program in Systems & Control Engineering. Also ranked first at the institute level.
  • Secured an All India Rank of 97 (among about 19000 students) in Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (Electrical Engineering) - 2006, a national level graduate entrance examination for the IITs and IISc.
  • Ranked third (among 102 students) in the Bachelor of Engineering (Specialization: Electrical Engineering) program.

Latest News:

  • [10/02/2014] - Submitted our paper on Biomimetic Algorithms for Coordinated Motion: Theory and Implementation to ICRA-2015.

  • [10/01/2014] - Talk at the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ.

  • [09/26/2014] - Submitted our paper on Station Keeping through Beacon-referenced Cyclic Pursuit to ACC-2015.

  • [09/19/2014] - Talk at the Applied Math Lab, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA.

  • [07/20/2014] - Our proposal for a full-day workshop on Geometry of Collective Behavior: Control, Dynamics and Reconstruction has been accepted for presentation at CDC 2014.

  • [07/20/2014] - Our paper on Control-Theoretic Data Smoothing has been accepted for CDC 2014.

  • [05/06/2014] - Awarded 2014 George Harhalakis Outstanding Systems Engineering Graduate Student Award by Institute for Systems Research, University of Maryland, College Park.

  • [01/29/2014] - Talk at IIT Bombay, Mumbai, India.

  • [06/07/2013] - Awarded Kulkarni Graduate Student Summer Research Fellowship by Graduate School, University of Maryland, College Park for Summer 2013.

Contact details:

                      Intelligent Servosystems Laboratory,
                      Room 2210, A.V. Williams Bldg (bldg # 115)
                      Paint Branch Drive
                      University of Maryland
                      College Park, MD 20742-3285
                      USA

Email:           biswadip@umd.edu

Telephone:   +1-301-405-6585 (O);
                       +1-512-657-0805 (M)



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