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Faruque Samuel micro flapper robot

Biologically-derived strategies for engineered autonomy.

Feedback Principles for the Next Generation of Autonomy

Both biological and engineered autonomy share common feedback principles, and unifying mathematical models describing these implementations improve our capability to design safe, autonomous, adaptive systems with robust performance.

APG summer group photo


November: APS-DFD Meeting

A terrific turnout with 38 OKState participants in the 73rd annual APS Division of Fluid Dynamics Meeting. Two of our infrasound talks were on tornado infrasound measurements and their application to system identification

Sunday night OkState team meeting

September: NASA/DOE Roundtable

We participated in a roundtable on new ways to collaborate with NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine and DOE Undersecretary for Science Paul Dabbar, and the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology's Ranking Member Frank Lucas

Congressman Frank Lucas, Prof Faruque, and NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine

Summer seminars

August: Our research was highlighted in the ONR Science of Autonomy Review

June: Our research was highlighted in the ONR Bio-Inspired Autonomous Systems Review

May Storm season

Our infrasound team's new equipment was shared on Ch9 news

April 2020 Awards

Our OSU-led team was selected for a NASA University Leadership Initiative studying Real-time Weather Awareness for Enhanced Safety Assurance in UTM.

Tim Runnels' paper received a 3rd place award at the AIAA Region IV Student Conference.

Ethan Lane’s paper received the conference's 1st place award. Ethan will advance to present his paper at the AIAA 2021 SciTech Forum.

March AIAA Student Conference

2 of our students are presenting papers at the AIAA Region IV Student Conference March 27-28, 2020

February 2020 Graduate research symposium

5 of our graduate students are presenting at the 2020 MAE Graduate Research Symposium on February 28, 2020. Ishriak Ahmed, Christian Coletti, Arif Billah, Saiful Islam, and Ujjval Patel

Summer 2019 Seminars:

Prof Faruque gave invited seminars as a keynote speaker at InfoAg Conference in St Louis and at Technical University of Munich's Flight Systems Dynamics Institute in July 2019.

New building (Nov 2019):

Grand opening for our new Excelsior building.

2019 ONR Young Investigator Award

Prof Faruque received the 2019 ONR Young Investigator Award, which supports our work on insect feedback in groups. Reference: OSU news, ONR list of awardees