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Christoforos MavrogiannisI am an Assistant Professor of Robotics at the University of Michigan, where I run the Fluent Robotics Lab.

Prior to that, I was a postdoc with Prof. Siddhartha Srinivasa at the University of Washington. I received my Ph.D. and M.S. degrees from Cornell University, and a Diploma in mechanical engineering from the National Technical University of Athens.

My goal is to build robots that fluently work with and around people in dynamic and unstructured environments. To this end, I develop mathematical models, algorithms, and systems to give robots mobility, manipulation, and interaction capabilities to seamlessly integrate in the physical and social environment.

Here is my CV.


05/14/2024: Paper on HOUND, our open-source, off-road robot accepted to RSS.
03/28/2024: Paper on dexterous manipulation using electrostatic brakes accepted to IJRR.
01/29/2024: Paper on mapping natural language instructions to LTL plans accepted to ICRA.
12/04/2023: Selected for the New Faculty Highlights Program at AAAI 2024.
10/01/2023: The Fluent Robotics Lab webpage is live!
09/30/2023: Invited talks at IROS workshops [1, 2] and UM's COHSE.
09/01/2023: I'm helping organize ICRA and HRI 2024.
06/21/2023: Papers on pushing and crowd navigation accepted to IROS!
06/21/2023: Invited extension of our WAFR 2022 paper accepted to IJRR!
02/13/2023: Invited talks at IHMC, Cornell, and ICRA workshop.
01/31/2023: Crowd navigation paper accepted to RA-L and ICRA 2023!
01/05/2023: Our social navigation survey article was accepted to T-HRI!
10/10/2022: I'm helping organize HRI and CoRL 2023.
09/23/2022: Participated in the Heidelberg Laureate Forum!
09/02/2022: Interview with the HLFF Spotlight Series Podcast.

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