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Joshua Vander Hook

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4800 Oak Grove Drive
M/S 198-219
Pasadena, CA 91101

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818.354.5455

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818.354.9973

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Joshua D. Vander Hook, PhD

Research Technologist

Biography

Dr. Joshua Vander Hook received a PhD in Computer Science at the University of Minnesota in 2015. His research involved designing autonomous robots that can assist in surveying and data-gathering in remote areas. He held a Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship at the University of Minnesota.

Education

- Ph. D, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN. Computer Science, Minor: Electrical Engineering
- B.Sci with Honors, Minnesota State University, Mankato. Computer Science, Minor: Mathematics

Research Interests

- Multi-Robot Task Allocation
- Cognitive Systems
- Pursuit-Evasion Games
- Tracking and Estimation
- Online Optimization
- Geometric Optimization
- Technology for developing countries