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Dr. Sandeep Manjanna

Assistant Professor, Plaksha University

Area of Expertise

Robotics and Applied Machine Learning

Research Interests

  • Robotics for Marine and Agriculture
  • Path Planning
  • Reinforcement Learning
  • Adaptive Sampling for Environmental Monitoring


Ph.D in Computer Science, McGill University, Canada

Past Associations

Postdoctoral Researcher at GRASP Labs, University of Pennsylvania, USA.


Dr. Sandeep Manjanna will be joining Plaksha as an Assistant Professor in Robotics. Currently, he is a James McDonnell Postdoctoral Fellow at GRASP Labs in Computer and Information Science at University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA. His research interests include robotic active sampling, multi-robot coordination, robotic sensor networks, reinforcement learning, and machine learning. Dr. Manjanna received his MSc and PhD from McGill University adviced by Gregory Dudek. His doctoral research focuses on designing algorithms for autonomous vehicles to sample, understand, and map challenging environments.