Ph.D., EE, 1997, University of California, Santa Barbara, CA, United States M.S., EE, 1993, University of California, Santa Barbara, CA, United States B.Tech., ME, 1991, Indian Institute of Technology, Madras, India
Control and dynamic systems, and application to nano- and bio-interrogation
Currently Teaching Courses
EE 4231 Linear Control
EE 5231 Linear System Optimal Control
Publications & Awards
Honors and Awards
2019 IEEE Fellow for application of control and systems technology in nanoscience 2019 Vincentine Hermes-Luh Chair in Electrical and Computer Engineering 2008 July 6-11, Keynote Lecture “Control and Systems Approaches to Atomic Force Microscopy”, International Federation of Automatic Control (IFAC), 17th IFAC World Congress, Seoul, Korea 2007 Student Deepak Sahoo’s paper, selected one of the top 5 papers at the American Control Conference 2005 Students Tathagatha De and Abu Sebastian’s paper highlighted in Photonics magazine 2005 Thermally Driven Non-contact Atomic Force Microscopy highlighted in Nature, September 22, 2005 issue 2002 Litton Chair, Electrical and Computer Engineering Department 2001 ISU, Young Engineering Faculty Research Award 1998 National Science Foundation (NSF) CAREER Award 1992 Dean’s Fellowship for outstanding graduate performance, University of California, Santa Barbara
Tathagata De, Pranav Agarwal, Deepak R. Sahoo, and Murti V. Salapaka. “Real-time detection of probe loss in atomic force microscopy”. Applied Physics Letters, 89 (2006): 133119.
Anil Gannepalli, Abu Sebastian, Jason Cleveland, and M. V. Salapaka. “Thermally driven non-contact atomic force microscopy”. Applied Physics Letters, 87.11 (2005): 111901.
Xin Qi(s), M. V. Salapaka, Petros G. Voulgaris, and Mustafa Khammash. “Structured optimal and robust control with multiple criteria: A convex solution”. IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, 49.10 (October 2004): 1623-1640.