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Shaunak Bopardikar

Assistant Professor

Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE), College of Engineering

1460 Middlevale Rd Ste 101B


Dr. Shaunak D. Bopardikar is an Assistant Professor with the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department, affiliated with the Center for Connected Autonomous Networked Vehicles for Active Safety (CANVAS). His research interests lie in scalable computation and optimization, in cyber-physical security and in autonomous motion planning and control. He was previously a Staff Research Scientist with ... the Controls group of United Technologies Research Center (UTRC) at East Hartford, CT, USA and at Berkeley, CA. Prior to joining UTRC, Dr. Bopardikar worked as a post-doctoral associate at UC Santa Barbara (2010-2011) during which he developed randomized algorithms for solving large matrix games. From 2004-2005, he worked as an Engineer with General Electric India Technology Center at Bangalore India. He is a member of the IEEE, has over 40 refereed journal and conference publications and has 2 inventions filed for a U.S. patent.

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B.Tech. in Mechanical Engineering and M.Tech. in Computer Aided Design and Automation (CADA) from the Indian Institute of Technology Bombay in 2004

Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering (Dynamics and Control) from the University of California at Santa Barbara in 2010


S. D. Bopardikar, F. Bullo, and J. P. Hespanha. On Discrete-Time Pursuit-evasion Games with Sensing Limitations. IEEE Transactions on Robotics, 24(6): 1429-1439, 2008.

S. D. Bopardikar, S. L. Smith, F. Bullo, and J. P. Hespanha. Dynamic vehicle routing for translating demands: Stability analysis and receding-horizon policies, IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, 55(11), 2010.

S. D. Bopardikar, A. Borri, J. P. Hespanha, M. Prandini, and M. D. Di Benedetto. Randomized Sampling for Large Zero-Sum Games, Automatica. 2013.