Welcome to CCRL

Collaborative Controls and Robotics Lab

Research Overview

The Collaborative Controls & Robotics Laboratory (CCRL) conducts research in the area of networked control systems, in particular with application to the control and coordination of mobile robots.  

Meet Our Team

Dr. Yancy Diaz-Mercado is an Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering at University of Maryland, College Park (UMD). He is the director of the Collaborative Controls and Research laboratory, whose research focus is on developing collaborative autonomy for multi-agent systems, robotics, and enabling human-swarm interactions.
Before joining the faculty at UMD, Dr. Diaz was a senior professional engineer with the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory and a member of the Advanced Concepts section within the Guidance, Navigation, and Controls group.

PhD students

Xiaotian Xu
Xiaotian Xu
Sara Honarvar
Sara Honarvar
Suraj Raval