2011 Team Members

The SubjuGator project team members are comprised from undergraduate and graduate students from the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering and the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at the University of Florida.

Name Position Major Email
Devin Hughes Team Leader Mechanical dkhughes@ufl.edu

PhD (2011)

Dynamical Systems and Controls

Fault Tolerant AUV Trajectory Control


Electrical design, manufacturing lead, sensors and kalman filtering, trajectory generation.

Nic Fischer Team Leader Mechanical nic.fischer@ufl.edu

PhD (2013)

Dynamical Systems and Controls

Control of Input-Delayed and Saturated Nonlinear Systems


Mechanical design, computer vision, controller design, manufacturing.

Patrick Walters Mechanical Systems Mechanical walters8@ufl.edu

BS (2011)

Mechanical Engineering


Mechanical design, manufacturing, purchasing and logistics.

Paul Launier Electrical Systems Electrical plaunier@ufl.edu

BS (2011)

Computer Hardware Engineering


PCB design and fabrication, electrical systems.

Gautam Dash Acoustic Systems Electrical gbdash@ufl.edu

MS (2011)

Electrical Engineering


Acoustic navigation and signal processing

Matt Thompson Software Development Computer matthewbot@ufl.edu

BS (2015)

Computer Software Engineering


DDS Integration, hardware communication, general software design.

Josh Weaver Software Development Electrical josh.n.weaver@ufl.edu

PhD (2014)

Artificial Intelligence and Controls


Software architecture, mission planning, ROS integration.

Dr. Eric Schwartz Faculty Advisor ems@mil.ufl.edu

PhD (UF 1995)

Dept. of Electrical Engineering

Machine intelligence, autonomous mobile agents, microcomputers, control.

Dr. Carl Crane Faculty Consultant ccrane@ufl.edu

PhD (UF 1987)

Dept. of Mechanical Engineering

Robotics, autonomous machines, computer graphics, kinematics.

Dr. Antonio Arroyo Faculty Consultant arroyo@ufl.edu

PhD (UF 1981)

Dept. of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Machine intelligence, microprocessors, expert systems, human-machine interaction.

Shannon Ridgeway Consultant scer@ufl.edu


Dept. of Mechanical Engineering

Machine intelligence, dynamic systems and control, kinematics.