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Vinay Kumar Pilania

Ph.D. Candidate (Defended: Dec 8, 2015; PhD thesis link)
Advisor: Dr. Kamal K. Gupta

Robotic Algorithms & Motion Planning (RAMP) Lab
School of Engineering Science
Simon Fraser University, BC, Canada
E-mail: vpilania [at] sfu [dot] ca


Research Interests: Autonomous Mobile Manipulation, Planning under Uncertainty.


Recent Publications

  • Vinay Pilania and Kamal Gupta, "Mobile Manipulator Planning under Uncertainty in Unknown Environments", submitted to International Journal of Robotics Research (under review).
  • Vinay Pilania and Kamal Gupta, "Localization Aware Sampling and Connection Strategies for Incremental Motion Planning under Uncertainty", Autonomous Robots, 2015 (accepted on Dec 10). [PDF] [Springer Link]
  • Vinay Pilania and Kamal Gupta, "A Localization Aware Sampling Strategy for Motion Planning under Uncertainty", IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), Hamburg, September 2015, pp. 6093-6099. [PDF]
  • Vinay Pilania and Kamal Gupta, "A Hierarchical and Adaptive Mobile Manipulator Planner with Base Pose Uncertainty", Autonomous Robots, Volume 39, Issue 1, June 2015, pp. 65-85. [PDF] [Springer Link]
  • Vinay Pilania and Kamal Gupta, "A Hierarchical and Adaptive Mobile Manipulator Planner", IEEE-RAS International Conference on Humanoid Robots (Humanoids), Madrid, November 2014, pp. 45-51. [PDF] [IEEE Xplore Link]


Recent Videos

Demonstrate our autonomous and integrated system for mobile pick-and-place tasks in unknown environment. Uses our HAMP-BAU mobile manipulator planner. (left) Real experiment, (right) Simulation.

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