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Deepak Bapna

Field Robotics Center
Carnegie Mellon University
Pittsburgh, PA 15213

Phone: (412) 268-8158
Fax: (412) 268-5895
Email: deepak@ri.cmu.edu

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I am a fourth year Graduate Student, pursuing my Ph.D. in robotics at the The Robotics Institute , School of Computer Science , Carnegie Mellon University . I work with Prof. John Bares and Prof. Red Whittaker and am interested in Mobile Robots Design. Currently I am working on the Atacama Desert Trek.

I was born and brought up in Udaipur , one of the most beautiful places on the Earth. I moved to Bombay for my engineering education in 1986. I graduated from IIT Bombay with a B.Tech. in Mechanical Engineering in May 1990. I joined Boston University in Aug 1990 and graduate with a Master's in Mechanical Engineering in May 1992. I started my Ph.D. here at CMU in Aug 1993. And hopefully, I will graduate soon :-) (expecting to graduate by Nov. 1997).

My Research

Research Interests: Mobile Robots, Dynamics, Modeling, Analysis, Control, RF Communication, Automation, Educational Robotics

Thesis Proposal (Abstract) . "A Payload Tracking Strategy for Mobile Robots".



My Interests/ Other Stuff I Do


GSO- The Graduate Student Organization (GSO) promote interaction among all graduate students and act as a representative body for graduate students. Throughout the year, the GSO sponsors various social and educational activities and events. I was the GSO-Rep for robotics, was one of the primary organizer of GSO orientation in 1995 and have been involved with several committes from time to time.

Graduate Student Presentation Grant Committee- The graduate student presentation award has been developed by the GSO and funded by the Provost's office to enable more CMU graduate students to make presentations at key conferences/exhibitions in their fields. If case you want to apply for a graduate student presentation grant or have any questions on that, please contact Kathleen (kmj+@andrew).

Cricket - I love playing cricket (not that I have played cricket for a while).

Movies- This is my another passion. I love watching movies, esp. old hindi movies. Here is a list of my favorite hindi movies .

Photography- In case you are getting bored, come to my place and check out my photo collection.

General Outdoor Activities- Camping, Treking, Rafting or whatever.

My Personal Records

Resume I expect to graduate in Nov. 1997 and hence would be looking for a job soon. If you are interested in my research, please contact me.

Photo Album Just a few pictures. Will scan a lot of pictures once I get some time.

Links to My Favorite Sites

Udaipur - My home town. It is a paradise on the Earth .

Rajasthan - My home state. It is beautiful.

India - My home country. It is great.

In Pittsburgh - For me, Home Away from Home.

Cricket - The best game. Gaining popularity every day.

Humor - Everyonce needs it once in a while.

Electric Postcards - Fast, cheap, looks cool too.

Lycos Web Search - It works for me most of the time.

email: deepak@ri.cmu.edu
finger: deepak@gs164.sp.cs.cmu.edu

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