Daniel M. Lofaro Ph.D

George Mason University
Electrical and Computer Engineering Dept.
4400 University Drive, MSN 1G5
Fairfax, VA 22030, USA

Daniel M. Lofaro


Daniel M. Lofaro Ph.D. is an Assistant Professor at George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia, USA. A graduate from the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department at Drexel University, he worked at the Drexel Autonomous Systems Lab (DASL) at under Dr. Paul Oh. Research interests include Complex Control Systems and Robotics with most recent ventures relating to Robot Design and Cloud Robotics. Daniel's dissertation title is Unified Algorithmic Framework for High Degree of Freedom Complex Systems and Humanoid Robots. Recent achievements include:

  • DARPA Robotics Challenge (DRC): Team DRC-Hubo Research Lead, 2013
  • Doctoral recipient, Electrical and Computer Engineering Department at Drexel University, 2013
  • Designed Hubo to Throw First Pitch at Major League Baseball Game, 2012
  • NSF-Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP) Honorable Mention, 2009
  • NSF-East Asia and Pacific Summer Institutes (EAPSI) Fellow, 2008
  • Lester Kraus Award, 2008
  • Dean’s Fellowship, 2008
  • Honors College - Graduated Honors with Distinction, 2008
  • Drexel University, Cum Laude, BS/MS, 2008

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