You are here



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
Affiliated With

Department Research Areas

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
See Google Scholar Profile for all publications »

Related News

January 10, 2018

ECE/MIE Professor Hanumant Singh is using his Jetyak robot, an autonomous vehicle to collect oceanographic data, to study the migration patterns of zooplankton in the Arctic at night.

August 14, 2017

An international crew of scientists, including computer engineering PhD student Alek Razdan, who works with ECE/MIE Professor Hanumant Singh, recently returned from a two-month expedition to the Antarctic Ocean where they launched the Jaguar, an autonomous underwater vehicle, to examine the ice in winter months.

June 8, 2017

ECE/MIE Professor Hanumant Singh comments on the definition of a robot in Wired's article "Who Will Pay for the Future if Not the Robots?" ...

Related Events