Adrian Lauf

Assoc Professor

Adrian Lauf is an assistant professor in the Computer Engineering and Computer Science department at the University of Louisville's J. B. Speed School of Engineering in Louisville, KY. He completed his Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering at Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN in 2010, under the direction of William Robinson. Dr. Lauf's research work seeks to integrate emerging embedded computing, networking and security applications with airborne robotics. Such work includes using fault-tolerant distributed behaviors and networking for Mobile Ad-hoc Network (MANET) aircraft arrangements to be used in aerial assessments, as well as the application of image processing and computer vision to equip smaller micro unmanned air vehicles with the ability to fly autonomously in indoor environments.He is the director of the Aerial Robotics Lab at the University of Louisville, and is the chair of the IEEE Louisville section.


  • Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering, Vanderbilt University, 2011
  • M.S. in Electrical Engineering, Vanderbilt University, 2007
  • B.E. in Computer Engineering, Vanderbilt University, 2005


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