Dr. Srinivas Akella

Computer Science


College of Computing and Informatics

DSI Program Affiliation:

Data Science and Business Analytics

Areas of Research:

Algorithms for coordinating the collision-free
motions of multiple robots, Developing robotic
systems that can automatically perform
manipulation tasks.


Nearly 20 years of teaching and research experience, Author or co-author of 15 peer-reviewed journal articles, 1 textbook. Recipient or co-recipient of more than 20 grants totaling nearly $3M. Associate editor for Robotica and IEEE Transactions on Automation Science and Engineering

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Ph.D., Robotics, 1996, Carnegie Mellon University
M.S., Robotics, 1993, Carnegie Mellon University