Education

  • Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology (2000)
  •  B.S. in Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering from Cornell University (1996)

Research Areas and Descriptors

Advanced controls for unstructured environments, agricultural robotics, precision medical robotics

Meinhold, W., Hu, A.-P., and Ueda, J., 2019, “A direct drive parallel plane piezoelectric needle positioning robot for MRI guided intraspinalinjection,” IEEE/ASME Transactions on Mechatronics (submitted).

Hu, A.-P., “Advances in Automating Meat Processing Operations,” in Robotics and Automation for Improving Agriculture, Chapter 13, (J. Billingsley, Ed.), Cambridge, UK: Burleigh DoddsScience Publishing (2019).

Sarabu, H., Ahlin, K., and Hu, A.-P., 2019, “Graph-based cooperative robot path planning in agricultural environments,” IEEE/ASME International Conference on Advanced Intelligent Mechatronics, pp. 519–525.

Farzan, S., Hu, A.-P., Davies, E., and Rogers, J., 2018, “Modeling and control of brachiating robots traversing flexible cables,” International Conference on Robotics and Automation, pp. 1645–1652.

Ahlin, K., Bazemore, B., Boots, Byron, Burnham, J., Dellaert, F., Dong, J., Hu, A.-P., Joffe, B., McMurray, G., Rains, G., and Sadegh, N., “Robotics for Spatially and Temporally Unstructured Agricultural Environments,” in Robotics and Mechatronics for Agriculture, Chapter 3, (D. Zhang and B. Wei, Eds.), Boca Raton, FL: CRC Press (2018).