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Nov 2018. AFOSR Center of Excellence on assured autonomy in contested environments.

Oct 2018. NSF grant on human-on-the-loop control for smart ultrasound imaging. (Abstract)

Jul 2018. Bass Professorship for excellence in research and teaching, Duke University. (News Release)

May 2018. Promoted to Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science with tenure.

May 2018. ONR grant on intermittently connected robot networks in underwater environments.

May 2018. Yiannis Kantaros wins the 2017-2018 MEMS Outstanding Dissertation Research Award.

Feb 2018. Yiannis Kantaros defends his PhD thesis.

Oct 2017. Faculty Associate of the Duke Initiative for Science & Society for ongoing commitment to the mission and goals of Science & Society, Duke University, 2017-present. (Website)

May 2017. Finalist, Best Multi-Robot Systems Paper Award at ICRA 2017. (Paper)

Dec 2016. Charles Freundlich defends his PhD thesis.

Sep 2016. NAE US Frontiers of Engineering Symposium participant. (Website)

May 2016. Nikolaos Chatzipanagiotis wins the 2015-2016 MEMS Outstanding Dissertation Research Award.

Apr 2016. Yan Zhang defends his MS thesis.

Mar 2016. Luke Calkins wins an NSF Graduate Research Fellowship (GRFP).

Sep 2015. NSF grant on designing agile and smart manufacturing systems. (Abstract)

Aug 2015. Nikolaos Chatzipanagiotis defends his PhD thesis.

May 2015. Nithesh Reddy Nelvoy defends his MS thesis.

Dec 2014. Best Student Paper Award at GlobalSIP 2014. (Paper)

Apr 2014. ONR Young Investigator Program (YIP) Award. (News Release)

Oct 2013. NSF grant on optimal communication for fast network coordination. (Abstract)

Jul 2013. NSF grant on controlling teams of mobile microrobots for advanced manufacturing applications. (Abstract)

Mar 2013. NSF grant on controlling teams of autonomous mobile beamformers. (Abstract)

Nov 2012. Charles Freundlich defends his MS thesis.

Aug 2012. NSF MRI grant for the acquisition of a large volume, high resolution, motion capture system. (Abstract)

Jul 2011. Ped-Aware senior project appears in Traffic Technology International. (Article)

Mar 2011. 2010-2011 Provost Award in recognition of outstanding achievements in research and scholarship, Stevens Institute of Technology.

Feb 2011. NSF Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Award. (Abstract)

Nov 2007. Invited poster as one of the best performers in the DREAM2 Challenge. (Paper)

Dec 2006. Finalist, Best Student Paper Award at CDC 2006. (Paper)

Apr 2005. 2001-2002 Award of Academic Excellence in Engineering Sciences (Best Diploma Thesis Award), Technical Chamber of Greece.

Michael M. Zavlanos
Department of Mechanical Engineering & Materials Science

Michael M. Zavlanos    |    Last Update 01.02.2019