Dr. Arvin Agah is a Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at The University of Kansas and Director of ITTC’s Intelligent Systems Laboratory. He joined the EECS faculty in 1997.
From October 1995 through August 1997, he was a visiting researcher at the Bio-Robotics Division of Mechanical Engineering Laboratory, Ministry of International Trade and Industry, in Tsukuba, Japan. Dr. Agah has been a member of the research staff at IBM Corporation's Los Angeles Scientific Center, Santa Monica, California, in 1989; and Xerox Corporation's Webster Research Center, Rochester, New York, in 1988. He has also worked as a technical consultant in the areas of graphical user interfaces and database design for entertainment law firms and management companies in Century City and Beverly Hills, California.
Ph.D., Computer Science, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, 1994
M.S., Biomedical Engineering, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, 1993
M.S., Computer Science, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN, 1988
B.A., Computer Science, highest honors, University of Texas, Austin, TX, 1986
Robotics, artificial intelligence, intelligent agents, software engineering, computer systems design.
Distributed robotics, biomedical robotics, multi-agent systems, autonomous mobile robots for harsh environments, software engineering.
Member of ACM
Member of AIAA
Member of IEEE
Selected Awards & Honors
W.T. Kemper Fellowship for Teaching Excellence, University of Kansas, 2011
ING Excellence in Teaching Award, 2010
Miller Scholar Award, School of Engineering, 2007, 2009
KU EECS Cerner Teaching Award, 2004
KU Center for Teaching Excellence Celebration of Teaching Award, 2004
Miller Scholar, School of Engineering, University of Kansas, 2001
Engineering Expo Educator Award, University of Kansas, 2001
Senior Member, IEEE, 2001
KU Henry E. Gould Award for Outstanding Teaching, School of Engineering, University of Kansas, 2000
Summer Faculty Research Fellowship, U.S. Navy-ASEE, 1999
Post-Doctoral Fellowship, NSF-STA, 1995-1997
Who's Who in Science and Engineering, Marquis Who's Who, 1997-1998