OREGON STATE UNIVERSITY

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Kagan Tumer

Professor (Adjunct)
Mechanical Engineering
Education: 
  • PhD, Electrical and Computer Engineering, The University of Texas at Austin, 1996
  • MS, Electrical and Computer Engineering, The University of Texas at Austin, 1992
  • BS, Electrical and Computer Engineering, George Mason University, 1989
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Dr. Tumer’s research focuses on learning, optimization and control in large complex systems; learning and coordination in multiagent systems; distributed reinforcement learning; and evolutionary algorithms for control and optimization. Applications of this work include multi-robot coordination, mobile robot navigation, distributed sensor coordination, air traffic management, wave energy converter optimization, transportation systems, and intelligent energy management.