Prashin Sharma

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PhD Student

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About Prashin

Prashin Sharma is a PhD student in the Robotics Program at the University of Michigan. Prashin hold a bachelors degree in Mechanical Engineering from Mumbai University and masters degree in Mechanical Engineering from Carnegie Mellon University. 

Research Interests

Prashin’s PhD work focuses on contingency management for small unmanned aerial systems. He is interested in developing decision making capabilities for sUAS to increase availability, affordability and mission success.

Recent Publications

Journal Papers:

  • Prashin Sharma and Ella Atkins, “Experimental Investigation of Tractor and Pusher Hexacopter Performance“, Journal of Aircraft 2019 , 1920-1934.
  • Juan Paredes, Prashin Sharma, Brian Ha, Manuel Lanchares, Ella Atkins, Peter Gaskell, Ilya Kolmanovsky,
    “Development, implementation, and experimental outdoor evaluation of quadcopter controllers for computationally limited embedded systems”, Annual Reviews in Control, 2021, 

Conference Papers: