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Vaibhav Srivastava

Assistant Professor
Electrical and Computer Engineering
College of Engineering
Michigan State University
Email: vaibhav -at- egr.msu.edu
Office: Room 1210, Engineering Building
Tel: +1 517-432-0019

Recent Updates
Research Interests
  • Theoretical foundations of mixed human-automata teams with emphasis on

    • models for human decision-making,

    • design of decision support systems, and

    • design of policies for automata that leverage human input

  • Networked multi-agent systems with emphasis on

    • collective decision-making in social networks

    • leadership and centrality measures

    • robotic search and surveillance problems

PhD Students:
  • Mustaffa Alfatlawi. PhD Student, Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • Research topic: EEG-facilitated Shared Human-Robot System Design
  • Connor Boss. PhD Student, Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • Research topic: Aerial Manipulation
  • Xi Cai*. PhD Student, Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • Research topic: Planning for Connected and Autonomous Vehicles
  • Piyush Gupta. PhD Student, Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • Research topic: Optimal Control of Queuing Networks with Human Operators
  • Lai Wei. PhD Student, Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • Research topic: Multiagent Multiarmed Bandit Problems for Environmental Monitoring
MS Students:
  • Yash Bagla. MS Student, Mechanical Engineering
  • Research topic: Cooperative Path-Planning
  • Pradyumna Reddy. MS Student, Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • Research topic: Augmented Reality for Kilobot Swarms
Undergraduate Students:
  • Charlie Guidarini. BS Student, Mechanical Engineering
*Co-advised
Teaching
Codes
  • First passage time computations for time varying drift diffusion processes. code

  • Explicit moments of decision times for single-and double-threshold drift-diffusion processes. code

Selected Publications

Vaibhav Srivastava received the B.Tech. degree (2007) in mechanical engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, Mumbai, India; the M.S. degree in mechanical engineering (2011), the M.A. degree in statistics (2012), and and the Ph.D. degree in mechanical engineering (2012) from the University of California at Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, CA.

Dr Srivastava is currently an Assistant Professor with the Electrical and Computer Engineering, Michigan State University. He served as a Lecturer and Associate Research Scholar with the Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Department, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ from 2013-2016. He received the best paper award (as coauthor) at the 2014 European Control Conference. His research interests include modeling, analysis, and design of human cognition; shared autonomous systems; socio-cognitive networks; computational networks; and robotic search and surveillance missions.

Electrical & Computer Engineering
Michigan State University
Room 1210, Engineering Building
428 S. Shaw Lane
East Lansing, MI 48824-1226