Dr. Biruk Gebre

RESEARCH ENGINEER AND LECTURER
School: Schaefer School of Engineering & Science
Department: Mechanical Engineering
Room: C-304
Phone: 201-216-8702
Email: bgebre@stevens.edu
Website
Education
  • PhD (2018), Stevens Institute of Technology
  • Master of Engineering(2009), Stevens Institute of Technology
  • Bachelors of Engineering (2006), Stevens Institute of Technology
Research

Areas of interest include:

  • Novel modes of mobility for unmanned ground robots
  • Real-time communication and control for remotely operated robotics systems
  • HRI and UI design for mobile remote presence systems
Professional Service
  • IEEE Sensors Journal, Reviewer
  • Journal of Field Robotics (JFR), Reviewer
  • Journal of Intelligent and Robotic Systems (JIRS), Reviewer
  • MDPI Sensors Journal, Reviewer
Honors & Awards
  • 2016 Stevens Employee Recognition Award for Technology at our Core
  • 2013 National Academy of Inventors Inductee
  • Session Best paper Award, CCCT 2007
  • Stevens Mechanical Engineering Senior Design Award 2006
  • 2005 Technogenesis® Summer Scholar
  • Stevens Presidential Scholarship (2002 – 2006)
Professional Societies
  • American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), Member
  • Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), Member
  • New York Academy of Sciences (NYAS), Member
  • National Academy of Inventors (NAI), Member
Patents & Inventions
  • Pochiraju, K.V., Men, H. and Gebre, B.A., Stevens Institute of Technology, 2016. Adaptive mechanism control and scanner positioning for improved three-dimensional laser scanning. U.S. Patent 9,322,646.
  • Pochiraju, K., Gebre, B. and Men, H., Stevens Institute of Technology, 2013. Method and apparatus for adaptive transmission of sensor data with latency controls. U.S. Patent 8,462,681.
Selected Publications
Journals
  1. Gebre B.A., Pochiraju K.V.. (Oct 2019). "Machine Learning Aided Design and Analysis of a Novel Magnetically Coupled Ball Drive", IEEE/ASME Transactions on Mechatronic, IEEE. 24 (5), 1942-1953.
Conference Proceedings
  1. Gebre B. A. & Pochiraju K.. (2018). "Modeling and machine learning aided analysis of a claw-less magnetically coupled ball drive design", ASME 2018 International Design Engineering Technical Conferences & Computers and Information in Engineering Conference IDETC/CIE 2018.
  2. Gebre B. A. & Pochiraju K.. (2017). "Ball Drive Configurations and Kinematics for Holonomic Ground Mobility", ASME 2017 International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition IMECE 2017.
  3. Gebre B.A.; Ryter Z.; Humpreys, S.R.; Ginsberg, S.M.; Farrell, S.P.; Kauffman, A.; Capon, W.; Robbins, W.; Pochiraju K.. (2014). "A multi-ball drive for omnidirectional mobility", IEEE International Conference onTechnologies for Practical Robot Applications TePRA 2014, .
  4. Men, H.; Gebre B. A; Pochiraju K.. (2011). "Color point cloud registration with 4D ICP algorithm", IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, ICRA 2011.
  5. Gebre B. A; Men, H.; Pochiraju K.. (2009). "Remotely Operated and Autonomous Mapping System (ROAMS)", IEEE International Conference on Technologies for Practical Robot Applications, TePRA 2009.
  6. Guo, L.; Gebre, B.A.; Pochiraju, K.. (2009). "Parameter Estimation of Acoustic Signals Using Linear Microphone Arrays", IEEE Sarnoff Symposium, SARNOFF '09.
  7. Jang, S.; Du S.; Li, D.; Pinilla N.; Gebre B.A.; Pochiraju K.; Manoochehri, S.;. (2009). "Electrothermal Analysis of Micro/Nanowire Initiators for Energy Production Applications", Power MEMS 2009.
Courses
  • ME 322 Engineering Design VI
  • ME 423 Engineering Design VII
  • ME 424 Engineering Design VIII
  • E 120 Engineering Graphics
  • ME 565 Introduction to Additive Manufacturing