MAANI GHAFFARI

Assistant Professor

Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering

137A NAME Bldg, 2600 Draper Drive

Ann Arbor, MI 48109-2145

maanigj [at] umich [dot] edu

T: +1 (415) 425-6750

I received my PhD from the Centre for Autonomous Systems (CAS), University of Technology Sydney, in May 2017. I will start as an Assistant Professor at the Department of Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering (NAME) and Robotics Institute, University of Michigan, from Aug. 31, 2020. Previously, I was an Assistant Research Scientist at NAME, University of Michigan, collaborating with Prof. Ryan Eustice and Prof. Jessy Grizzle. My research interests mainly include applied mathematics, robotic perception, machine learning, and planning under uncertainty with applications in robotics and autonomous systems.