Faculty Directory
Michael Rubenstein

Assistant Professor of Computer Science

Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering

Contact

2145 Sheridan Road
Tech Room B224
Evanston, IL 60208

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Website

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Departments

Computer Science

Mechanical Engineering

Affiliations

Master of Science in Robotics Program


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Education

Ph.D Computer Science, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA

M.S. Electrical Engineering, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA

B.S. Electrical Engineering, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN


Research Interests

 My research interest is to advance the control and design of multi-robot systems, enabling their use instead of traditional single robots and to solve problems for which traditional robots are not suitable. Using these multi-robot systems can offer more parallelism, adaptability, and fault tolerance when compared to a traditional single robot. I am also interested in investigating how new technologies will allow for more capable multi-robot systems, and how these technologies impact the design of multi-robot algorithms, especially as these systems begin to number in the hundreds, thousands, or even millions of robots.


Selected Publications

  • Swissler, Petras; Rubenstein, Michael, ReactiveBuild, Springer Nature (2022).
  • Wang, Hanlin; Rubenstein, Michael, Generating Goal Configurations for Scalable Shape Formation in Robotic Swarms, Springer Nature (2022).
  • Wang, Hanlin; Rubenstein, Michael, Decentralized Localization in Homogeneous Swarms Considering Real-World Non-Idealities, IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters (2021).
  • Fan, Taosha; Wang, Hanlin; Rubenstein, Michael; Murphey, Todd, CPL-SLAM, IEEE Transactions on Robotics 36(6):1719-1737 (2020).
  • Fan, Taosha; Wang, Hanlin; Rubenstein, Michael; Murphey, Todd, CPL-SLAM, IEEE Transactions on Robotics 36(6):1719-1737 (2020).
  • Chen, Ji; Wang, Hanlin; Rubenstein, Michael; Kress-Gazit, Hadas, Automatic control synthesis for swarm robots from formation and location-based high-level specifications, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.:8027-8034 (2020).
  • Swissler, Petras; Rubenstein, Michael, FireAnt3D, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.:3340-3347 (2020).
  • Wang, Hanlin; Rubenstein, Michael, Walk, stop, count, and swap, IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters 5(2):1119-1126 (2020).