Daniel M Lofaro

Assistant Professor
Daniel
Lofaro
Office: 
Engineering 3228
Office Hours: 
M/W: 11:00 - 12:00 P.M.
and by appointment.
Phone: 
703-993-5459
E-Mail: 
dlofaro@gmu.edu
Research Area: 
Control and Robotics

Daniel M. Lofaro Ph.D. graduated from the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department at Drexel University and worked at the Drexel Autonomous Systems Lab (DASL) under Dr. Paul Oh. He is currently researching Complex Control Systems and Robotics. Daniel's dissertation title is Unified Algorithmic Framework for High Degree of Freedom Complex Systems and Humanoid Robots. Recent achievements include:

  • Doctoral recipient, Electrical and Computer Engineering Department at Drexel University, 2013
  • Designed Hubo to Throw First Pitch at Major League Baseball Game, 2012
  • NSF-Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP) Honorable Mention, 2009
  • NSF-East Asia and Pacific Summer Institutes (EAPSI) Fellow, 2008
  • Lester Kraus Award, 2008
  • Dean’s Fellowship, 2008
  • Honors College - Graduated Honors with Distinction, 2008
  • Drexel University, Cum Laude, BS/MS, 2008

Courses

Semester Catalog Course Room Lecture Times Syllabus
Spring 2018 ECE 370 Robot Design Thompson Hall 1017 M: 4:30 pm - 7:10 pm
Spring 2018 ECE 421 Classical Systems and Control Theory Robinson Hall B113 MW: 9:00 am - 10:15 am
Fall 2018 ECE 421 Classical Systems and Control Theory Innovation Hall 204 TR: 9:00 am - 10:15 am

Senior Design Projects

Group Members Title Selected Deliverables Semester
Sailesh Acharya, Gaurav Awasthi, Adrian Cabal, Parth Patel, Raghurama Velagala Vanguard UAVs to Transport Mine Detecting Sensors Spring 2016
Alexander Goldstone, Michael Kepler, Phi Nguyen, Robert Brian Ruiz, Wesley Tarro American Sign Language Robot Spring 2016
Colin Ward, Monica Gorena Morales, Eric Chung, Kevin White Compact Repair and Inspection Telepresence Robot Fall 2015

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