People

Principle Investigator

Dr. Andreas Malikopoulos is the Terri Connor Kelly and John Kelly Career Development Associate Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering and the Director of the Sociotechnical Systems Center (SSC) at the University of Delaware (UD).  Before joining UD, he was the Deputy Director and the Lead of the Sustainable Mobility Theme of the Urban Dynamics Institute at Oak Ridge National Laboratory, and a Senior Researcher with General Motors Global Research & Development. He received a Diploma from the National Technical University of Athens, Greece, in 2000, and his M.S. and Ph.D. degrees from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, in 2004 and 2008, respectively, all in Mechanical Engineering. His research interests span several fields, including analysis, optimization, and control of cyber-physical systems; decentralized stochastic systems; stochastic scheduling and resource allocation; and learning in complex systems. Dr. Malikopoulos is the recipient of several prizes and awards, including the 2007 Dare to Dream Opportunity Grant from the University of Michigan Ross School of Business, the 2007 University of Michigan Teaching Fellow, the 2010 Alvin M. Weinberg Fellowship, the 2019 IEEE ITS Young Researcher Award, and the 2020 College of Engineering Outstanding Junior Faculty Award. He has been selected by the National Academy of Engineering to participate at the 2010 German-American Frontiers of Engineering (FOE) Symposium and organize a session in transportation at the 2016 European-American FOE Symposium. He has also been selected as a 2012 Kavli Frontiers of Science Scholar by the National Academy of Sciences. Dr. Malikopoulos has been an Associate Editor of the IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Vehicles and IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems from 2017 through 2020. He is currently an Associate Editor of Automatica and IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, and the Editor-in-Chief of Frontiers in Sustainable Cities — Urban Transportation Systems and Mobility. He is a Senior Member of the IEEE and a Fellow of the ASME.

andreas [at] udel.edu | Room: 222 Spencer Lab | Phone: 302-831-2889 | curriculum vitae | bio

PhD Students

Heeseung Bang

Heeseung Bang

PhD Student

328 Spencer Lab
302–831-1577
heeseung [at] udel.edu
website
Logan Beaver

Logan Beaver

PhD Student

328 Spencer Lab
302-831-1577
lebeaver [at] udel.edu
website
Behdad Chalaki

Behdad Chalaki

PhD Student

328 Spencer Lab
302–831-6576
bchalaki [at] udel.edu
website
Ioannis Vasileios Chremos

Ioannis Vasileios Chremos

PhD Student

007 Spencer Lab
302-831-6576
ichremos [at] udel.edu
website
Aditya Dave

Aditya Dave

PhD Student

328 Spencer Lab
302–831-1577
adidave [at] udel.edu
website
Sharmila Devi Kumaravel

Sharmila Devi Kumaravel

PhD Student (NIT Trichy, India)

007 Spencer Lab
302–831-1577
sharmila [at] udel.edu
Viet-Anh Le

Viet-Anh Le

PhD Student

328 Spencer Lab
302–831-6576
vietale [at] udel.edu
website
Ishtiaque (Ishti) Mahbub

Ishtiaque (Ishti) Mahbub

PhD Student

007 Spencer Lab
302-831-6576
mahbub [at] udel.edu
website
Alejandra Valencia

Alejandra Valencia

PhD Student

328 Spencer Lab
302-831-6576
aleval [at] udel.edu

MS Students

Amanda Kelly

Amanda Kelly

MS Student

209 Spencer Lab
302–831-1577
dicester [at] udel.edu
Nishanth Senthil Kumar

Nishanth Senthil Kumar

MSR Student

209 Spencer Lab
302–831-1577
nish [at] udel.edu
Sai Krishna Sumanth Nakka

Sai Krishna Sumanth Nakka

MSR Student

209 Spencer Lab
302–831-1577
nakkash [at] udel.edu
Raymond Zayas

Raymond Zayas

MS Student

209 Spencer Lab
302–831-1577
rayzayas [at] udel.edu

Undergraduate Students

Juan Manuel Nunez Bastidas

Juan Manuel Nunez Bastidas

Visitor Undergraduate Student

209 Spencer Lab
302–831-1577
Matt Benvenuto

Matt Benvenuto

Undergraduate Student

209 Spencer Lab
302–831-1577
mattbenv [at] udel.edu
Frank Doyle

Frank Doyle

Undergraduate Student

209 Spencer Lab
302–831-1577
fdoyle [at] udel.edu
Joel Diaz Goenaga

Joel Diaz Goenaga

Visitor Undergraduate Student

209 Spencer Lab
302–831-1577
Thomas Hearn

Thomas Hearn

Undergraduate Student

209 Spencer Lab
302–831-1577
hearn [at] udel.edu
Rouxi Jin

Rouxi Jin

Undergraduate Student

209 Spencer Lab
302–831-1577
malddeb [at] udel.edu
Christophoros Kontomaris

Christophoros Kontomaris

Undergraduate Student (GATECH)

209 Spencer Lab
302–831-1577
ckontomaris [at] gatech.edu
Jack Kuchma

Jack Kuchma

Undergraduate Student

209 Spencer Lab
302–831-1577
jkuchma [at] udel.edu
Nikki Pilla

Nikki Pilla

Undergraduate Student

209 Spencer Lab
302–831-1577
npilla [at] udel.edu
Cheickna Sacko

Cheickna Sacko

Undergraduate Student

209 Spencer Lab
302–831-1577
cheickna [at] udel.edu
website: www.linkedin.com/in/cheickna/
Elizabeth Amy Santoso

Elizabeth Amy Santoso

Undergraduate Student

209 Spencer Lab
302–831-1577
elsa9334 [at] colorado.edu
Weitong Sun

Weitong Sun

Undergraduate Student

209 Spencer Lab
302–831-1577
edwina [at] udel.edu
Haoyu Wang

Haoyu Wang

Undergraduate Student

209 Spencer Lab
302–831-1577
wxwhyclp [at] udel.edu
Quinqi Zhang

Quinqi Zhang

Undergraduate Student

209 Spencer Lab
302–831-1577
qinqi [at] udel.edu
Lida Zhao

Lida Zhao

Undergraduate Student

209 Spencer Lab
302–831-1577
lidazhao [at] colorado.edu
Jonathan Zhang

Jonathan Zhang

Undergraduate Student

209 Spencer Lab
302–831-1577
zhangjon [at] udel.edu
Yunfan Zhou

Yunfan Zhou

Undergraduate Student

209 Spencer Lab
302–831-1577
zachzou [at] udel.edu
Jenny Ziegler

Jenny Ziegler

Undergraduate Student

209 Spencer Lab
302–831-1577
zieglerj [at] udel.edu

High School Students

Anish Dudeja

Anish Dudeja

High School Student

209 Spencer Lab
302–831-1577
Clare O'Dwyer

Clare O'Dwyer

High School Student

209 Spencer Lab
302–831-1577
Georgina Malikopoulou

Georgina Malikopoulou

High School Student

209 Spencer Lab
302–831-1577
Ojas Purandare

Ojas Purandare

High School Student

209 Spencer Lab
302–831-1577
Meera Ratnagiri

Meera Ratnagiri

High School Student

209 Spencer Lab
302–831-1577
Ethan Stoecker

Ethan Stoecker

High School Student

209 Spencer Lab
302–831-1577

Former Members

Dimitris Assanis

Postdoctoral Researcher, October 2017- October 2018 [Now an Assistant Professor at Stony Brook University]

Luke Bhan

High-school intern, June 2017 - May 2018 [Now undergraduate student at Vanderbitt University]

Melody Cerro

Undergraduate Student [Now an Engineer at OPEX Corp.]

Harshavardhan Desai

MSME Student, August 2017 - May 2019, [Now a Process Validation Engineer at TE Connectivity]

Yue Feng

Undergraduate Student [Now a PhD student at the University of Singapore]

Songzhen (Jason) Gui

MSR Student, August 2019 - May 2020 [Now a Control Engineer at Porsche, China]

Sumeet Gupta

MSME Student, August 2017 - May 2019 [Now at ZL Technologies in Milpitas, California]

Lavanya Jakka

MSME Student, August 2017 - May 2019 [Now at AirGreen Inc]

Nikhil Kanamarla

High School Student Intern, June 2018 - December 2018 [Now undergraduate student at the University of Michigan]

Kristina Kowal

Undergraduate Student [Now a Project Engineer at Whiting-Turner Contracting Company]

Michael Lashner

Undergraduate Student [Now Design Engineer at RW Hartnett]

Kunzheng Li

Undergraduate Student [Now graduate student at the University of Delaware]

Haley Lloyd

Undergraduate Student [Now a Flight Performance Engineer at Kratos Defense and Security Solutions]

Sophia Loewenguth

Undergraduate Student [Now Associate Member Engineer at Lockheed Martin]

Ryan Montgomery

MSME Student, August 2017 - May 2019 [Now a Software Engineer at Capital One]

Apoorva Patil

MS Student, August 2017 - May 2019 [Now a software engineer at TCS]

Thomas Patterson

Undergraduate Student [Now at Bastian Solutions]

Lucas Ramsey

High School Student Intern, June 2018 - August 2018 [Now undergraduate student at the University of Pittsburg]

Revanth Raghu

MSME Student, August 2017 - May 2019 [reraghu [at] udel.edu]

Benjamin Remer

MS Student, August 2017 - May 2019 [Now a software engineer at Data Intelligence]

Rachel Silverman

Undergraduate Student

Yiming Wan

MS (4+1) Student, [Now a Control Engineer at Sinopec, China]

Rebecca (Becky) Williams

Undergraduate Student [Now Design & Test Engineer at Linc Research, Inc.]

Liuhui Zhao

Postdoctoral Researcher, June 2017- May 2019 [Now a Senior Transportation Scientist at New Jersey Institute of Technology]