Ph.D., Aerospace Engineering
University of Maryland, 2011
M.S., Aerospace Engineering
University of Maryland, 2010
B.S., Aerospace Engineering
Virginia Tech, 2006
- Biologically-Inspired Flight Control
- Engineered Aerial Autonomy
- Unmanned Aerial Vehicles
- Sensing and Feedback for Autonomy
- Human/Autonomy Interaction
Awards and Recognition
- ONR Young Investigator Award, 2019
- AIAA Hal Andrews Young Engineer/Scientist of the Year Award 2017
- Best in Session, Guidance, Navigation and Control Conference 2012
- Best in Session, American Control Conference 2010
- Second in Session, Graduate Research Interaction Day at University of Maryland 2010
- Best in Session, Graduate Research Interaction Day at University of Maryland 2009
- 1st Place, International Aerial Robotics Championship, 2005
- FAA Integration Pilot Program Choctaw Nation
- U. Saxena, M. Dorothy, and I. A. Faruque, “Gust-Aware Flight Control Through DisturbanceGramian Analysis,”AIAA Journal of Aerospace Information Systems, Submitted.
- M. A. Billah and I. A. Faruque, “Bio-Inspired Visuomotor Feedback in a Multi-Agent Group/SwarmContext,”IEEE Transactions on Robotics, 2020.
- I. A. Faruque, F. D. Muijres, K. MacFarlane, A. Kehlenbeck, and J. S. Humbert, “Identificationof Optimal Feedback Control Rules from Micro-Quadrotor and Insect Flight Trajectories,”BiologicalCybernetics, pp. 1–15, 2018.
- U. Saxena and I. A. Faruque, “A Theoretical Model for the Gust Performance of Closed LoopFlight Control,”Journal of Guidance, Control, and Dynamics, vol. 40, no. 11, pp. 2971–2975, 2017.
- K. MacFarlane, I. A. Faruque, and J. S. Humbert, “Power Regulation of Kinematic Control Inputsfor Forward Flying Drosophila,”Acta Mechanica Sinica, vol. 30, no. 6, pp. 809–818, 2015.