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Martins, Nuno

Martins, Nuno

Professor
Electrical and Computer Engineering
The Institute for Systems Research
Maryland Robotics Center
2259 A.V. Williams Bldg.
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Nuno C. Martins graduated with a M.S. degree in Electrical Engineering from I.S.T., Portugal, in 1997, and a Ph.D. degree in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science with a minor in Mathematics from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Cambridge, in 2004. He has also concluded a Financial Technology Option program at Sloan School of Management (MIT) in 2004.

He is Professor of Electrical Engineering in the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department of the University of Maryland, where he also holds a joint appointment with the Institute for Systems Research. He was Director of the Maryland Robotics Center from 2012 until 2014.

He served as Associate Editor for Systems and Control Letters (Elsevier), Automatica and the IEEE Control Systems Society Conference Editorial Board. He was also a program Vice-Chair for the IEEE Conference on Decision and Control in 2013 and 2014.

Honors and awards

Prof. Martins received the 2006 American Automatic Control Council O. Hugo Schuck Award, a National Science Foundation CAREER Award in 2007, the 2008 IEEE CSS Axelby Award for the best paper in the IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, the 2010 Outstanding ISR Faculty Award, the 2010 George Corcoran Award from the ECE Department / UMD and he was an UMD/ADVANCE Leadership Fellow in 2013.

 

His research interests are in control theory, distributed control, team decision, optimization, networked control and communications, estimation and information theory.


Alumnus Amir Ali Ahmadi receives PECASE Award

Ahmadi, who earned a 2006 BS in electrical engineering and math, is a professor at Princeton University.

New AFOSR NIFTI Center features eight Clark School faculty

Center will create bio-inspired solutions for small, remotely operated aircraft.

New NSF grant funds research to build network of tiny robots for bridge inspection

Nuno Martins, Sarah Bergbreiter, Richard La to collaborate with Resensys on development of semi-autonomous system.

NSF-Funded Project Provides Insight into Animal Behavior

Data gathering system could help protect endangered species.

ECE Students Take Top Prize at Michigan Hackathon for Intelligent Trashcan

Three ECE students win MHacks, a hackathon with more than 1200 students competing.

Robotics Team Mentored by UMD Students Advances to FIRST Championship Competition

Clark School of Engineering undergrads help middle and high school students prepare, compete.

Faculty Members Take On New Responsibilities

Flatau, Martins, Kofinas to serve Clark School in new roles; Gupta to lead NSF initiative.

NSF Grant to Help Monitor and Protect Endangered Species

Clark School, National Geographic, Princeton to build wireless network of animal-borne embedded devices to track wildlife.

Martins Receives Grant for Animal-Borne Wireless Networks

$1.8M grant is a collaboration with National Geographic to monitor and protect endangered species.

ECE Event Highlights Innovation, Entrepreneurship

Research Review Day showcases technology advancements in electrical and computer engineering.

$1.5M NSF Grant for Ant-like Microrobots

An interdisciplinary team of Clark School faculty wins multi-year grant.

Baras, Martins Part of $9M Grant

Semiconductor Research Corporation/DARPA fund research on microelectronics and systems.

Fair Showcases Undergrad Summer Research

Students present their summer research accomplishments at annual MERIT/TREND fair.

Abed to Join UAE University

ISR director, ECE professor named dean of UAEU's College of Information Technology.

Clark School Participates in MURI Programs

ECE members to work on multidisciplinary research projects awarded by DoD.

UM Wins Underwater Vehicle Contest

Clark School students part of first-place team in international contest.

Four Faculty Earn NSF CAREER Awards

Martins, Yu, Aranda-Espinoza and Marshall selected for 2007 grants.