Dan Stilwell

Bradley Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering


Ph.D., Electrical Engineering, Johns Hopkins University, 1999
M.S., Electrical Engineering, Virginia Tech, 1993
B.S., Computer Engineering, University of Massachusetts, 1991

Selected Honors

ONR Young Investigator Program award
Outstanding Assistant Professor, VT College of Engineering
2015 DSCD/ASME JDSMC Kalman Best Paper Award

Selected Papers

SB Gibson, M Kepler, and DJ Stilwell, An analysis of simplifying model assumptions for autonomous underwater vehicles, IEEE/MTS Oceans, Charleston, SC, USA, 2018.

Bays, M. J., Shende, A., Stilwell, D.J., 2016, Multi-agent motion planning using Bayes risk, Robotics and Autonomous Systems, 86:1-12.

Lutz, C. C., Stilwell, D. J., 2016, Stability and disturbance attenuation for a switch Markov jump linear system, IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, 61(5):1413 - 1418; e-print: http://arxiv.org/abs/1411.5923.


Selected Projects

Adaptive planning for improved search performance, Office of Naval Resarch

Small AUV Tows a Large Payload, Office of Naval Research, with Brizzolara, Paterson, and Neu

Agile Control for Inspection, Center for UAS (an NSF I/UCRC), with Moen, Woolsey, and Patil

Dr. Dan Stilwell
Dr. Dan Stilwell
  • (540) 231-3204
  • stilwell@vt.edu
  • Office Location:
    3015 Torgersen Hall

    Mailing Address:
    302 Whittemore Hall
    Virginia Tech
    Blacksburg, VA 24061