Hi! I’m David Saldaña

Post-Doctoral Researcher in Robotics
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Sep 10, 2018
Best paper nomination

Our paper "Resilient Backbones in Hexagonal Robot Formations” was nominated for best paper at the Int. Symp. on Distributed Autonomous Robotic Systems DARS 2018.

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About Me

I am currently enrolled as a Post-Doctoral Researcher at the GRASP Laboratory, University of Pennsylvania, under the direction of Prof. Vijay Kumar.

I recently completed my PhD in Artifical Intelligence and Robotics, advised by Prof. Mario Fernando Campos , and Prof. Renato Assunção, in the Laboratory of Computer Vision and Robotics - VeRLab, Department of Computer Science at Universidad Federal de Minas Gerais, Brazil.

Research Interests

Flying Modular Robots

Multi-rotor systems, self-assembly algorithms, cooperative flying robots.

Environmental Monitoring

Prediction of environmental boundaries, Multi-robot coordination.

Resilient Robot Swarms

Multi-robot systems, Perimeter surveillance, resilient behaviors.

Education

2005 - 2010 B.Sc. in Engineering of Systems and Informatics Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Medellin, Colombia
2011 - 2012 M.Sc. in Engineering - Systems Engineering Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Medellin, Colombia
2013 - 2017 PhD. in Computer Science Laboratory of Computer Vision and Robotics - VeRLab
Universidad Federal de Minas Gerais, Brazil
2015 - 2017 Visiting Reseach Scholar GRASP Laboratory
University of Pennsylvania, USA
2017 - present Post-Doctoral Researcher GRASP Laboratory
University of Pennsylvania, USA

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  • dsaldana [at] seas.upenn [dot] edu
  • 3401 Grays Ferry Ave. 19146
    Pennovation Center
    University of Pennsylvania
    Philadelphia, PA, USA
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