Pratap Tokekar

Assistant Professor
Bradley Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering


PhD, Computer Science, University of Minnesota, 2014
B. Tech., Electronics & Telecommunication, College of Engineering Pune, India, 2008

Selected Honors

NSF CISE Research Initiation Initiative Award 2016

Selected Papers

P. Tokekar, J. Vander Hook, D. Mulla, and V. Isler, “Sensor Planning for a Symbiotic UAV and UGV System for Precision Agriculture,” IEEE Transactions on Robotics, vol. 32, iss. 6, pp. 1498-1511, 2016.

P. Dames, P. Tokekar, and V. Kumar, “Detecting, Localizing, and Tracking an Unknown Number of Moving Targets Using a Team of Mobile Robots,” International Journal of Robotics Research, 2017.

A. Preshant, K. Yu, and P. Tokekar, “A Geometric Approach for Multi-Robot Exploration in Orthogonal Polygons.,” in Workshop on Algorithmic Foundations of Robotics (WAFR), 2016.

Selected Projects

NRI: Coordinated Detection and Tracking of Hazardous Agents with Aerial and Aquatic Robots to Inform Emergency Responders, National Science Foundation

CRII: RI: Assignment, Routing, and Coordination of Diverse Robotic Sensors, National Science Foundation

NSF IUCRC Center for UAS: Agile Autopilot Control for Infrastructure Inspection

Dr. Pratap Tokekar
Dr. Pratap Tokekar
  • (540) 231-5096
  • Office Location:
    627 Whittemore Hall

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

Personal Website

Robotics Algorithms & Autonomous Systems  Lab (RAAS Lab)