• Dr. Jonathan Kelly

    Professor

    Prof. Kelly is the Director of the STARS Laboratory, and has research interests in 3D computer vision, probabilistic modelling, estimation theory, and machine learning.

Current Students 
  • Valentin Peretroukhin

    PhD Student

    Valentin studies how localization algorithms can be improved through machine learning techniques.

  • Lee Clement

    PhD Student

    Lee is investigating how dense visual data and physical models can be used to improve mapping and localization in large-scale dynamic environments.

  • Brandon Wagstaff

    Ph.D. Student

    Brandon is working on improving foot-mounted tracking of First Responders through machine learning techniques.

  • Trevor Ablett

    Ph.D. Student

    Trevor is working on high fidelity modelling of a mobile manipulator.

  • Oliver Limoyo

    Ph.D. Student

    Oliver is working on adaptive end-effector models to aid in mobile manipulation.

  • Filip Maric

    Ph.D. Student

    Filip is completing his master’s at the STARS lab on exchange from the University of Zagreb. He is working on mobile manipulation.

  • Jordan Marr

    Master's Student

    Jordan is working on online extrinsic calibration of a LIDAR-IMU pair.

  • Emmett Wise

    Master's Student

    Emmett is working on sensing and localization for mobile vehicles with ground penetrating radar.

  • Olivier Lamarre

    Master's Student

    Olivier is working on planning and sensing for planetary rovers.

  • Jenni Lam

    Undergraduate Thesis Student

    Jenni is working on improving our deep network for sun detection, Sun-BCNN, to better account for temporal consistency and vehicle kinematics.

  • David (Yilun) Wu

    Undergraduate Research Student

    David is working on autonomous docking of tail-sitter aerial vehicles.

Alumni 
  • Luke Volpatti

    Undergraduate Summer Research Student

    Luke worked on improving and expanding sensor calibration tools and updating our demo software.

  • Lingzhu Xiang

    Former Ph.D. Student (2017)

    Lingzhu’s research focused on visual navigation and its application in dynamic environments. Now at Google.

  • Ningwen Xu

    Former Master's Exchange Student (2017)

    Now at Shanghai Jiao Tong University.

  • Jacob Lambert

    Former Master's Student (2017)

    Jacob developed automatic lidar-camera self-calibration software. Now a PhD student at Nagoya University, Japan.

  • Willie Hsieh

    Former Undergraduate Thesis Student (2017)

    Now at Honeywell Aerospace as a Systems Engineer.

  • Christine Lee

    Former Undergraduate Thesis Student (2017)

    Now a graduate student in the Space Flight Laboratory at UTIAS.

  • Jennifer Sun

    Former Undergraduate Thesis Student (2017)

    Currently a PhD student in Prof. Aaron Ames’ AMBER lab at CalTech.

  • Johnny Wang

    Former Undergraduate Thesis Student (2017)

    Now a graduate student in the System Controls group at the University of Toronto.

  • Jason Yang

    Former Undergraduate Thesis Student (2017)

    Now at Synapticon in Stuttgart, Germany.

  • Yuan Liang

    Former Master's Exchange Student (2016)

    Last at Shanghai Jiao Tong University.

  • Farid Akhoundov

    Former Undergraduate Thesis Student (2016)
  • Julian Coelho

    Former Undergraduate Thesis Student (2016)

    Last at Amazon.com in Seattle, Washington.

  • Rahul Goel

    Former Undergraduate Thesis Student (2016)

    Now at PheedLoop, a startup he co-founded during his undergraduate studies.

  • Charlie Guan

    Former Undergraduate Thesis Student (2016)

    Currently a PhD student in Prof. Nicholas Roy’s group at MIT CSAIL.

  • Tim Tang

    Former Undergraduate Thesis Student (2016)

    Now a graduate student in Prof. Tim Barfoot’s Autonomous Space Robotics lab at UTIAS.

  • Fei Yu

    Former Master's Exchange Student (2015)

    Last at Shanghai Jiao Tong University.

  • Matthew Giamou

    Former Undergraduate Thesis Student (2015)

    Currently in Prof. Jonathan How’s lab at MIT Aero-Astro.

  • Faizan Rehmatullah

    Former Undergraduate Thesis Student (2015)

    Now a Member of the Technical Staff, Mission Systems at MDA.