Michael Zavlanos

Zavlanos

Assistant Professor
Department of Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Labs: Zavlanos Lab

Michael M. Zavlanos received the Diploma in mechanical engineering from the National Technical University of Athens, Athens, Greece, in 2002, and the M.S.E. and Ph.D. degrees in electrical and systems engineering from the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, in 2005 and 2008, respectively. After completing one year as a post-doctoral researcher in the department of electrical and systems engineering at the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, he joined the Stevens Institute of Technology, Hoboken, NJ, as an assistant professor of mechanical engineering, where he remained until 2012. 

Currently, he is an assistant professor of mechanical engineering and materials science at Duke Universiry, Durham, NC. He also holds a secondary appointment in the department of electrical and computer engineering. He is a recipient of the 2014 Office of Naval Research Young Investigator Program (YIP) Award, the 2011 National Science Foundation Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Award, and a finalist for the Best Student Paper Award at CDC 2006.

Contact Information:

  • Office Phone: 919-660-5528
  • Email Address: michael.zavlanos@duke.edu

Research Interests:

Unmanned aerial vehicles, Robotic sensor networks, Controls, and Planning