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Junyi Geng

Assistant Professor

Affiliation(s):

  • Aerospace Engineering

224 Hammond Building

jgeng@psu.edu

814-865-3677

Personal or Departmental Website

Research Areas:

Autonomous Flight and UAVs; Vehicle Dynamics and Controls

Interest Areas:

Aerial Robotics; Aerial Manipulation; Cooperative Control; Learning-based Control; Vision-based Navigation; Trajectory Planning

 
 

 

Education

  • B.E., Aircraft Design and Engineering, Nanjing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics, 2013
  • M.S., Aerospace Engineering, Pennsylvania State University, 2016
  • Ph.D., Aerospace Engineering, Pennsylvania State University, 2020

Publications

Journal Articles

  • Yafei Hu, Junyi Geng, Chen Wang, John Keller and Sebastian Scherer, 2023, "Off-Policy Evaluation With Online Adaptation for Robot Exploration in Challenging Environments", IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters, 8, (6), pp. 3780-3787
  • Zhenwei Liu, Junyi Geng, Xikai Dai, Tomasz Swierzewski and Kenji Shimada, 2022, "Robotic Depowdering for Additive Manufacturing Via Pose Tracking", IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters, 7, (4), pp. 10770-10777
  • Junyi Geng, Puneet Singla and Jack W. Langelaan, 2022, "Load-Distribution-Based Trajectory Planning and Control for a Multilift System", Journal of Aerospace Information Systems, 19, (5), pp. 366-381
  • Xinke Deng, Junyi Geng, Timothy Bretl, Yu Xiang and Dieter Fox, 2022, "iCaps: Iterative Category-Level Object Pose and Shape Estimation", IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters, 7, (2), pp. 1784-1791
  • Junyi Geng and Jack W. Langelaan, 2021, "Estimation of Inertial Properties for a Multilift Slung Load", Journal of Guidance, Control, and Dynamics, 44, (2), pp. 220-237
  • Junyi Geng and Jack W. Langelaan, 2020, "Cooperative Transport of a Slung Load Using Load-Leading Control", Journal of Guidance, Control, and Dynamics, 43, (7), pp. 1313-1331
  • Yuelong Li, Mohammad Tofighi, Junyi Geng, Vishal Monga and Yonina C. Eldar, 2020, "Efficient and Interpretable Deep Blind Image Deblurring Via Algorithm Unrolling", IEEE Transactions on Computational Imaging, 6, pp. 666-681

Conference Proceedings

  • Guanqi He, Yash Janjir, Junyi Geng, Mohammadreza Mousaei, Dongwei Bai and Sebastian Scherer, 2023, "Image-based Visual Servo Control for Aerial Manipulation Using a Fully-Actuated UAV"
  • Abhinav Pandey, Daning Huang, Yin Yu and Junyi Geng, 2023, "Learning Koopman Operators with Control Using Bi-level Optimization"
  • Chen Wang, Dasong Gao, Kuan Xu, Junyi Geng, Yaoyu Hu, Yuheng Qiu, Bowen Li, Fan Yang, Brady Moon, Abhinav Pandey and others, 2023, "PyPose: A Library for Robot Learning with Physics-based Optimization", pp. 22024--22034
  • Azarakhsh Keipour, Mohammadreza Mousaei, Junyi Geng, Dongwei Bai and Sebastian Scherer, 2023, "UAS Simulator for Modeling, Analysis and Control in Free Flight and Physical Interaction", pp. 1279
  • Zhe Huang, Ye-Ji Mun, Xiang Li, Yiqing Xie, Ninghan Zhong, Weihang Liang, Junyi Geng, Tan Chen and Katherine Driggs-Campbell, 2023, "Hierarchical intention tracking for robust human-robot collaboration in industrial assembly tasks", pp. 9821--9828
  • Shuijing Liu, Peixin Chang, Zhe Huang, Neeloy Chakraborty, Kaiwen Hong, Weihang Liang, D Livingston McPherson, Junyi Geng and Katherine Driggs-Campbell, 2023, "Intention aware robot crowd navigation with attention-based interaction graph", pp. 12015--12021
  • Mohammadreza Mousaei, Junyi Geng, Azarakhsh Keipour, Dongwei Bai and Sebastian Scherer, 2022, "Design, Modeling and Control for a Tilt-rotor VTOL UAV in the Presence of Actuator Failure", pp. 4310--4317
  • Tianchen Ji, Junyi Geng and Katherine Driggs-Campbell, 2022, "Robust Output Feedback MPC with Reduced Conservatism under Ellipsoidal Uncertainty", pp. 1782--1789
  • Junyi Geng, Puneet Singla and Jack W. Langelaan, 2021, "Trajectory Planning and Control for a Multilift System Based on Load Distribution", American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics
  • Pan Liu, Junyi Geng, Yixian Li, Yanran Cao, Yagiz E. Bayiz, Jack W. Langelaan and Bo Cheng, 2020, "Bio-inspired Inverted Landing Strategy in a Small Aerial Robot Using Policy Gradient", IEEE
  • Junyi Geng and Jack W. Langelaan, 2020, "Mass and Center of Mass Location Estimation for a Multi-lift Slung Load", American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics
  • Junyi Geng and Jack W. Langelaan, 2019, "Implementation And Demonstration Of Coordinated Transport Of A Slung Load By A Team Of Rotorcraft", American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics
  • Junyi Geng and Jack W. Langelaan, 2017, "A Quasi Polar Local Occupancy Grid Approach for Vision-based Obstacle Avoidance", American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics

Research Projects

Honors and Awards

  • Graduate Excellence Fellowship, College of Engineering, PennState, 2014 - 2017

Service

Service to Penn State:

Service to External Organizations:

  • Associate Editor, The International Journal of Robotics Research, 2023