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Srikanth Saripalli

Srikanth Saripalli

Associate Professor in Mechanical Engineering, Texas A&M University

Srikanth Saripalli is an Associate Professor in Mechanical Engineering at Texas A&M University. He received Ph.D. and M.S. degrees from the University of Southern California in 2007 and 2002, respectively, and the B.E. (Hons) degree from Birla Institute of Technology and Sciences, Pilani, India, in 1999.He is a Roboticist with research interests in unmanned systems. His research focuses on robotic systems: particularly in air and ground vehicles and necessary foundations in perception, planning and control for this domain. He is the session chair for the American Helicopter Society Unmanned VTOL and RotorCraft Forum, 2018, the Program Chair for International Conference on Unmanned Aerial Systems 2015, a Senior Member of IEEE and a Member of AIAA. He is currently interested in developing and deploying Autonomous Shuttles on campus and in cities. In his lab (http://unmanned.tamu.edu) he is developing fleets of autonomous vehicles that are shared and electric. He has deployed these autonomous shuttles on a hotel campus and is currently deploying these shuttles on Texas A&M campus. He is also interested in developing such autonomous shuttles for mobility challenged and para transit applications.

Several news articles about the deployment are at

http://www.kbtx.com/content/news/Focus-at-Four-Take-a-ride-with-no-driver-in-AMs-autonomous-vehicle-436826053.html

http://today.tamu.edu/2017/08/17/tti-recruiting-volunteer-passengers-for-self-driving-shuttle/

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