Ahmed H. Qureshi


Director, Cognitive Robot Autonomy & Learning (CoRAL) Lab
Professor, Dept. of Computer Science, Purdue University
Affiliate Professor, Institute for Cognitive Computing
Affiliate Professor, Center for Innovation in Control, Optimization, & Networks
Email: ahqureshi [AT] purdue [DOT] edu
Office: HAAS 152
Office Tel: (765)-496-3071

Research Interests

  • Collaborative Robots

  • Planning & Control

  • Computer Vision

  • Deep Learning

  • Human-Robot Interaction

  • Reinforcement Learning

  • Dextrous Manipulation

  • Tactile Perception

  • Autonomous Driving

  • Probabilistic Modelling

  • Multi-agent Systems

  • Safe Control



  • Fall 2022
  • CS49000 Introduction to Robotics, Purdue University. [upcoming!]
  • Spr 2022
  • CS593 Robotics, Purdue University.
  • Fall 2021
  • CS592 Introduction to Robot Motion, Purdue University.
  • Fall 2019
  • ECE 276C Robot Reinforcement Learning, UC San Diego.
  • Fall 2015
  • Deep Learning, Osaka University.

Prospective Students & Collaborators

  • Students, Visiting Researchers, & Scholars
  • We are actively looking for students/scholars at all levels (BS/MS/PhDs/Post-docs) with a strong relevant background in Robotics, Machine Learning, and Computer Vision. If you are interested in working with me, please fill out this form. Non-Purdue students who are seeking M.S./Ph.D. positions will have to apply online through the PurdueCS admission portal and mention Prof. Ahmed H. Qureshi as a potential advisor.
  • Collaborations & Partnerships
  • Our work aligns closely with the industry for solving a wide range of collaborative, multi-agent, robotics and autonomous driving problems in the natural dynamic world. If you have an idea or are interested in collaboration, please contact us.