Ryan Williams

Assistant Professor
Bradley Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering


PhD, Electrical Engineering, University of Southern California, 2014
BS, Computer Engineering, Virginia Tech, 2005

Selected Papers

Williams, R. K., A. Gasparri, and G. Ulivi, "Decentralized Matroid Optimization for Topology Constraints in Multi-Robot Allocation Problems," IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, 2017, Best multi-robot paper finalist.

Williams, R. K., A. Gasparri, G. Ulivi, and G. S. Sukhatme. 2017. “Generalized Topology Control for Nonholonomic Teams With Discontinuous Interactions.” IEEE Transactions on Robotics PP (99): 1–8.

R. K. Williams and G. S. Sukhatme, “Constrained Interaction and Coordination in Proximity-Limited Multi-Agent Systems,” IEEE Transactions on Robotics, vol. 29, pp. 930–944, 2013.

Selected Projects

CRII: RI: Distributed, Stable and Robust Topology Control: New Methods for Asymmetrically Interacting Multi-Robot Teams, National Science Foundation

Dr. Ryan Williams
Dr. Ryan Williams
  • (540) 231-2224
  • rywilli1@vt.edu
  • Office Location:
    274 Whittemore Hall

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

Personal Website

VT Laboratory for Coordination at Scale (CASLab)