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Ran Dai [CV

Email: dai.490 [at] osu.edu           

Phone: (614)688-2123

Office: Scott Laboratory E430

Ran Dai is a Netjets Assistant Professor in Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Department at The Ohio State University. She received her bachelor degree from Beihang University and her master and Ph.D degrees in Aerospace Engineering from Auburn University. After graduation, she worked as an engineer in an automotive technology company, Dynamic Research, Inc., and conducted research and consulting in the areas of semi-autonomous vehicle guidance and control. From 2010 to 2012, Dr. Dai joined the Robotics, Aerospace, and Information Networks Lab at University of Washington as a postdoctoral fellow, where she was involved in an energy management project with application to the next generation of Boeing 787 aircraft power systems. Dr. Dai’s research focuses on optimal control, energy management, and networked dynamic systems. She is a recipient of National Science Foundation CAREER Award and NASA Early Faculty Career Award.

 


Charlie (Changhuang) Wan

PhD Student
Email: wan.326@osu.edu
Research Areas: 

Autonomous System, Mission Planning,

Optimal Control, Deep Reinforcement Learning


Myungjin Jung

PhD Student
Email: Jung.661@osu.edu
Research Areas: 

Robotic System Design, Flight Control,

Unmanned Aerial Vehicles, Distributed Control


Sean (Sixiong) You
 

PhD Student
Email: you.242@osu.edu
Research Areas: 

Control Theory, Nonconvex Optimization,

Automobile Control, Machine Learning

 


Isaac Shyu

Master Student
Email: shyu.21@osu.edu
Research Areas: 

Robotic System Design, Heuristic Optimization, 
Mission Planning, Power Management

 


Sam (Gangshan) Jing

Post Doctoral Researcher
Email: jing.174@osu.edu
Research Areas: 

Control Theory, Network Systems, 
Formation Control, Distributed Optimization


Alumni:

 

Chuangchuang Sun: PhD 08/2013---08/2018: Postdoctoral Associate, Division of System Engineering at Boston University

 

Nathanial Kingry: Master 08/2016---05/2018: Flight Control Engineer at Rockwell Collins.

 

Yue Zu: PhD 08/2013---11/2017 Now: Operation Research Analyst at Norfolk Southern Corporation 

 

Yen-Chen Liu: Master 08/2015---07/2017

 

Logan Towers: Undergraduate Research Assistant 05/2015---07/2017 Now: Engineer at Rockwell Collins


Adam Kaplan: Master 01/2014---12/2015 Now: Research Engineer at Scientific Systems Company, Inc

Kishan Patel: Undergraduate Research Assistant 05/2014---12/2015 Now: Engineer at United Launch Alliance

Justin Van Den Top: Undergraduate Research Assistant 05/2014---12/2015 Now: Engineer at UTC Aerospace Systems

Jeff Ellis: Undergraduate Research Assistant 05/2013---05/2014