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Joined the Electrical and Computer Engineering department in January 2016.


  • Ph.D. Massachusetts Institute of Technology/Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution Joint Program, 1995

Research & Scholarship Interests

Robotic sensors, systems, platforms, and algorithms including high resolution optical and acoustic sensing; underwater vehicles (AUV, ROV, towed and manned vehicles), unmanned surface vehicles, and unmanned aerial systems; system architectures for navigation, docking and power; and the interactions between these subsystems
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College Research Initiatives

Professional Affiliations

  • Senior Member, IEEE
  • Member, American Geophysical Union
  • Member, Eta Kappa Nu, National Honor Society for Electrical Engineering
  • Member, Alpha Chi, National Honor Society

Selected Publications

  • C. Murphy, J. Walls, T. Schneider, H. Singh, et al. "CAPTURE: A Communications Architecture for Progressive Transmission via Underwater Relays with Eavesdropping", IEEE Journal of Oceanic Engineering, 39(1), 2014, 1-13 
  • H. Singh, W. Freeman, et al. Camouflaging an Object from Many Viewpoints, Proceedings of the 2014 Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition Conference, 1-8 
  • K.E. Smith, H. Singh, H., et al. "Discovery of a Recent, Natural Whale Fall on the Continental Slope Off Anvers Island", Western Antarctic Peninsula, Deep Sea Research Part I: Oceanographic Research Papers, 90, 2014, 76-80 
  • G. Williams, J. Wilkinson, T. Maksym, H. Singh, C. Kunz, et al. "Mapping Ice Thickness and Extreme Deformation of Antarctic sea Ice from an Autonomous Underwater Vehicle", Nature Geoscience, 8, 2014, 61-67 
  • M. Yi Cheung, J. Leighton, U. Mitra, H. Singh, F.S. "Hover Performance of Bandit Methods in Acoustic Relay Positioning", Proceedings of the 2014 Automatic Control Conference, 2014, 4708 - 4714 
  • C. Kunz, H. Singh "Map Building Fusing Acoustic and Visual Information Using Autonomous Underwater Vehicles", Journal of Field Robotics, 30(5), 2013, 1556-4967
  • H. Singh, K. Nakamura, M. Jakobssen, T. Shank, et al. "Effusive and Explosive Volcanism on the Ultraslowspreading Gakkel Ridge", 85°E, Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems,13(10), 2012
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Related News

April 24, 2018

MIE Assistant Professor Peter Whitney, ECE/MIE Professor Hanumant Singh, and MIE Affiliated Faculty Robert Platt were hand-selected to attend Amazon's MARS conference which brings together leaders in AI, automation, robotics, and space exploration.

March 2, 2018

Using an autonomous aerial drone system developed by ECE/MIE Professor Hanumant Singh, researchers from the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution have discovered a colony of more than 1,500,000 Adélie Penguins on the Danger Islands—more than the rest of the entire Antarctic Peninsula region combined.

March 1, 2018

A variety of robots, such as a prosthetic hand, drones, mobile robots, and an autonomous car and kayak from ECE Associate Professor Taskin Padir's RIVeR Lab and ECE/MIE Professor Hanumant Singh's robotics research center were on display at the Interdisciplinary Science and Engineering Complex as part of National Engineers Week.

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