Dr. Sandeep Manjanna

Dr. Sandeep Manjanna

Assistant Professor, Plaksha University

Area of Expertise:

Applied Machine Learning Robotics

About Dr. Sandeep Manjanna

Dr. Sandeep Manjanna is a founding faculty at Plaksha University. His research is in applied machine learning and robotics. Before this, he was 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 advised by Prof. Gregory Dudek. His doctoral research focuses on designing algorithms for autonomous vehicles to sample, understand, and map challenging environments. Dr Manjanna’s PhD thesis was awarded CIPPRS John Barron Dissertation Award in Robotics (2021) for its impact in the field of Robotics in Canada.

Research Interests
  • Robotics for Marine and Agriculture
  • Path Planning
  • Reinforcement Learning
  • Adaptive Sampling for Environmental Monitoring
Past Associations
  • Postdoctoral Researcher at GRASP Labs, University of Pennsylvania, USA
Education
  • PhD in Computer Science, McGill University, Canada