Current Members


Miroslav  Pajic, PhD

Miroslav Pajic, PhD

miroslav DOT pajic AT duke DOT edu

Postdoctoral Fellows

Yu  Wang

Yu Wang

My research is on the security and privacy in Cyber-Physical Systems.

PhD Students

Alper Kamil  Bozkurt

Alper Kamil Bozkurt

I am interested in developing learning-based algorithms that synthesize provably safe and reliable controllers for cyber-physical systems.

Mahmoud  Elfar

Mahmoud Elfar

My research mainly focuses on using formal methods and model checking techniques to build human-aware cyber-physical systems.

Anne  French

Anne French

Qitong  Gao

Qitong Gao

My research interests include offline reinforcement learning and policy evaluation for control of robotics systems and medical devices, as well as machine learning for healthcare data analysis.

Spencer  Hallyburton

Spencer Hallyburton

Amir  Khazraei

Amir Khazraei

My research interests are Control Theory, Cyber-Physical Systems and Formal Methods.

Muhammad Abdullah  Naeem

Muhammad Abdullah Naeem

I am interested in Control Theory, Mathematical Optimization, and Cyber-Physical Systems

Michael  Naumann

Michael Naumann

I am interested in leveraging VLSI and FPGA technology to solve real-world problems. Current research includes simulating dynamics of neural networks using FPGA technology for more insightful therapy. 

Masters Students

Afsana  Chowdhury

Afsana Chowdhury

My research interests lie at the intersection of embedded systems, machine learning and robotics.

Yifei  Ke

Yifei Ke

Yupei  Liu

Yupei Liu

Minhui  Yu

Minhui Yu

My research is mainly focused on biomedical image analysis using Artificial Intelligence technologies.


Jamee  Krzanich

Jamee Krzanich


Research Scientists

Zivana Jakovljevic

Professor at University of Belgrade, School of Mechanical Engineering. She was at CPSL@Duke as a Visiting Scholar in 2018. 

Postdoctoral Fellows

Aditya Zutshi

Next position: Research Scientist, Galois, Portland, OR.

PhD Students

Vuk Lesi, PhD

PhD in Electrical and Computer Engineering | Next position: Research Scientist, Security&Privacy Research, Intel Labs

Siddhartha Nalluri

PhD Candidate in Department of Computer Science; Next position: Bloomberg

Masters Students

Mingzhe Hu

MS in Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering; Next position: PhD Student at Emory University CSI

Ilija Jovanov

MS in Electrical and Computer Engineering; Now: Amazon Robotics, Boston, MA.

Lang Qin

MS in Electrical and Computer Engineering; Next position: Microsoft


Matthew Cleaveland

ECE undergraduate – Next position: PhD Student at the University of Pennsylvania. 

Milos Grubor

Visiting undergraduate student from ETF Belgrade, Serbia (Summer 2018)

Edward Kim

ECE undergraduate, received NSF Fellowship – Next position: PhD student at Berkeley

Brianna Loomis

ECE/BME undergraduate – Next position: PhD Student at the University of Pennsylvania

Nishant Patel

Visiting undergraduate student from IIT Gandhinagar, India (Summer 2017)

Adithya Raghunathan

ECE undergraduate – Next position: Software Engineer, Facebook, San Francisco Bay Area, CA

Kaustubh Sridhar

Visiting undergraduate student from IIT Bombay, India (Summer 2018); Next position: PhD student at the University of Pennsylvania

Yi Yan Tay

ECE undergraduate – Next position: Google, Cloud Security and Privacy team

Jeffrey Wubbenhorst

ECE undergraduate student