Roberto Tron

Assistant Professor (ME)

  • Title Assistant Professor (ME)
  • Education PhD, The Johns Hopkins University, 2012

Research interests:

Applications of Riemannian geometry and optimization to problems in computer vision, control of multi-agent systems and robotics.

Recent/Ongoing projects:

  • Theoretical investigation and distributed algorithms for vision-based localization.
  • Distributed formation control of aerial robots, with applications in payload transportation with vision-based feedback.
  • State estimation and feedback control of quadrotors in the presence of aerodynamic and physical interactions with the environment.

Abbreviated CV:

Roberto Tron received his PhD. in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Johns Hopkins University in 2012, and was a post-doctoral researcher with the GRASP Lab at the University of Pennsylvania until 2015.  He received hisM.Sc. (2007) and B.Sc. (2004) degrees (highest honors) from the Politecnico di Torino, Italy. He received a Diplome d’Engenieur from the Eurecom Institute in 2006. 

He was recognized at the IEEE Conference on Decision and Control with the “General Chair’s Interactive Presentation Recognition Award” (2009), the “Best Student Paper Runner-up” (2011), and the “Best Student Paper Award” (2012). 

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