Unmanned Systems and Robotics Lab, University of South CarolinaUndergraduate Research Assistant
September 2018- Present
- Implemented control and localization systems for a team of a heterogeneous robots (boat and drone).
- Conducted controlled lab and field experiments to gather data.
- Developed a bridge between ROS and the DJI Mobile App.
3D Solutions Team, Teraki GmbH
Data Science Research Intern
January 2020 – August 2020
- Working with major tech company to define requirements and implement solutions
- Developed a low-power Lidar localization algorithm
- Reduced hardware footprint for RGB-D SLAM software
Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange for Young Professionals, United States Department of State and German Parliament
International Exchange Fellow
August 2019 – March 2020 (Curtailed by COVID)
- Lived in Radolfzell, BW for two months and Berlin for 6 months
- Attended a language school in Radolfzell to reach German level B1
- Studied one semester at TU Berlin for credit, with two courses being taught in German
- Volunteered for 40 hours at the Berliner Obdachlosenhilfe e.V (Berlin Homeless Relief club)
- Interned at Teraki GmbH, a Forbes AI30 DACH company.
Autonomous Field Robotics Lab, University of South Carolina
Undergraduate Research Assistant
June 2017 – September 2018
- Improved ear-based exploration for an online Generalized Voronoi Graph mapper.
- Extended the capabilities of a multi-robot system to improve mapping performance.
- Used ROS, C++, and Python to develop patches and develop new software packages.
NSF Research Experience for Undergraduates, Engineers for Exploration, University of California San Diego
Undergraduate Research Intern
- Developed real-time controls for a custom UAV
- Used Vivado HLS to develop IPs for a Xilinx PYNQ FPGA
- Relevant blog posts here.
South Carolina Governor’s School for Science and Math
- Developed and taught a cataloged course for full class credit
- Covered PID controls, potential field controls, object detection through vision, and SLAM
Beaver Works Summer Institute, MIT and Lincoln Labs