New York City College of Technology

Robotics & Intelligent Systems Laboratory


Faculty Members


Dr. Xiaohai (Richard) Li

Email: xhli@citytech.cuny.edu

Phone: 718.260.4892     Office: V642

Dr. Li received his M.S. in Electrical Engineering from New York University Polytechnic School of Engineering and his Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from the Graduate Center of the City University of New York (CUNY). Prior to joining the CET Department at City Tech, he worked as a Post-Doc in the Perceptual Robotics and Intelligent Sensing Machines (PRISM) Research Center at the City College of CUNY. Prof. Li's major research areas are robotics, applied control systems, embedded systems and applied mathematics. He has and keeps working on the research topics of swarm robotics, motion coordination of multi-agent dynamic system, formation control of distributed robotics system, localization and navigation of wireless sensor network, wearable vision for handicaped people, and dynamic spectrum access in cognitive radio network. His current research also include IoT and reconfigurable robotics.

Dr. Li is a member of IEEE Robotics and Automation Society,  IEEE Control Systems Society, ASME Dynamic Systems and Control Division, and  SIAM (Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics)



Dr. Yu Wang

Email: ywang@citytech.cuny.edu

Phone: 718.260.5893     Office: V629

Dr. Wang received her B.S. in Physics and M.S. in Optoelectronics from Liaoning University and Dalian University of Technology in China, respectively. She received another M.S. in Electrical Engineering from The City College of New York and her Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from the CUNY Graduate Center. Before joining CityTech, she taught at CCNY and was part of a research team that develops formal models for the behavior of real-time systems. Dr. Wang was a faculty member in the Department of Electrical Engineering at Dalian Jiaotong University, China for seven years. Her research areas of interest include formal methods for real-time systems modeling, test automation for network protocols and embedded systems, communication networks, fiber optical communication and optoelectronics.



Dr. Ohbong (John) Kwon

Email: okwon@citytech.cuny.edu

Phone: 718-260-5439      Office: V619

Dr. Kwon received his B.S. and M.S. in Electrical Engineering from Hanyang University in Korea and his Ph.D. in Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Florida. Dr. Kwon joined the CET department at City Tech in 2010 as an Adjunct Assistant Professor and became a full-time tenure-track faculty member in 2012. His major research areas of interest are digital signal processing (DSP), digital design and control systems.

Dr. Kwon is a member of IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers), KSEA (Korean-American Scientists and Engineers Association), and ASEE (American Society for Engineering Education)



Former Faculty Member:

Dr. Ralf M. Philipp

Email: rphilipp@citytech.cuny.edu

Dr. Philipp received his B.E degree in Electrical Engineering from The Cooper Union, New York, in 2000,  M.S. and Ph.D. in Computer Engineering from The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD in 2002 and 2009, respectively. For his doctoral dissertation, he created a single-chip stereo camera. His current research interests include audio signal processing for hearing aids, augmented reality and telepresence, as well as video image processing for augmented reality and telepresence applications. He has published several journal papers, including a paper in the IEEE Journal of Solid State Circuits, and many peer-reviewed conference proceedings.



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