Mrinal Kumar
Assistant Professor (Dynamics, Systems and Control)
Director, Stochastic Systems Laboratory (SSL)

Broad Research Interests

  • Stochastic dynamical systems: Fokker-Planck equations, Nonlinear state estimation, hybrid/multi-physics systems

  • Randomized algorithms: Markov chain Monte Carlo methods, stochastic optimization

  • Chance-constrained optimization and control: analytical methods

  • Application areas: Space situational awareness, wind forecasting, atomization modeling, fast mission design, planning in uncertain environments, etc.

SSL Updates

  • Dr. Yifei Sun wins 2014-15 MAE Graduate Research Award
  • Zinan Zhao successfully defends dissertation (03/27/2015)
  • Kevin Buck enters the 2016 class of University Scholars
  • Dr. Kumar receives AFOSR YIP Award (2015)
  • Dr. Kumar wins NSF CAREER AWARD (2013)
  • Yifei Sun wins Outstanding International Student Award (2013-14)
  • More...

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Phone: (352) 392-0886 (Office)
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Email: mrinalkumar@ufl.edu

Mrinal Kumar