Ryan Eustice

Ryan Eustice

Ryan Eustice

Instructor, ISD
Associate Professor, Department of Naval Architecture & Marine Engineering, Department of Electrical Engineering & Computer Science, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Michigan
Director, Perceptual Robotics Laboratory (PeRL)
 
 
Ryan Eustice is an Associate Professor in the Department of Naval Architecture & Marine Engineering, and an Associate Professor (Courtesy Appt.) in the department of Electrical Engineering & Computer Science, CSE Division and the department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Michigan. In addition, he is an Adjunct Associate Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Johns Hopkins University. Dr. Eustice's research interests include simultaneous localization and mapping for mobile robotics while using visual perception, underwater image registration and processing, underwater vehicle navigation, and autonomous underwater vehicles. 

Dr. Eustice is currently the director of the Perceptual Robotics Laboratory at the University of Michigan (PeRL) which focuses on problems related to autonomous navigation and mapping for mobile robots in a prioi unknown environments with a directed focus on computer vision techniques for perceptual sensing. 

Dr. Eustice's research has been published in academic journals more than 100 times since the year 2000. In 2014, Dr. Eustice was awarded the TRW Automotive Endowed Research Award and the Best Student Paper Award at the IEEE International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems with "Visual localization within LIDAR maps for automated urban driving" in collaboration with R. Wolcott.