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Usman Khan

Associate Professor
Electrical and Computer Engineering
Signal Processing and RoboTic Networks Laboratory

Usman Khan

Usman Khan

Associate Professor
Electrical and Computer Engineering
Signal Processing and RoboTic Networks Laboratory

Phone 617-627-5299
Halligan Hall, Room 135B
161 College Avenue, Medford, MA
Research: 
robotics, signal processing, sensing in the context of distributed estimation and control algorithms, distributed iterative algorithms in random environments
Biography: 

Usman Khan is an associate professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Tufts School of Engineering. He is the director of the Signal Processing and RoboTic Networks (SPARTN) laboratory at Tufts. He received an NSF CAREER award in 2014, and is a senior member of IEEE and on the editorial board of IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid.

Education: 
Ph.D., Carnegie Mellon University, 2009
M.S., University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2004
B.S., University of Engineering and Technology, 2002
Research Interests: 

Usman Khan's research interests include distributed control and signal processing with applications to cyber-physical systems, the Internet of Things, ground and aerial robotics, and sensor networks.

Selected Honors and Awards: 
2014: CAREER Award, National Science Foundation
Selected Professional Activities: 
Member, Editorial Board, IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid
Professional Memberships: 
Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
Teaching/Courses Taught: 
Feedback Control Systems
Network Estimation and Control