Akshay Mathur

PhD Student

FXB 1250 – makshay@umich.edu



About Akshay  

Akshay Mathur is a PhD student in the Robotics Program at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. He graduated from the University of Michigan in Dec, 2018 with Masters of Science in Engineering degree in Aerospace Engineering focusing on Flight Dynamics and Controls. He has a B.Tech Degree in Mechanical Engineering with a specialization in Automotive Engineering from VIT University, India. He previously worked for Ford Motor Company based in Chennai, India working on Body Exterior as a Product Development Engineer.

Research Interests

His research interests include Dynamics and Control of Hybrid Vehicles, Path Planning, Trajectory Optimization, Vehicle Operations in Urban Air Mobility, Testing and Validation. Currently, he is working on the “QuadPlane” project as well as “Paths to Autonomous Vehicle Operation in Urban Air Mobility” in collaboration with NASA and Prof. Nadine Sarter.

Recent Publications

Conference Papers:

  • Akshay Mathur, Karanvir Panesar, Joseph Kim, Ella M. Atkins, and Nadine Sarter. “Paths to Autonomous Vehicle Operations for Urban Air Mobility.” In AIAA Aviation 2019 Forum. AIAA AVIATION Forum. American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, 2019. https://doi.org/10.2514/6.2019-3255.