Jie Fu

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Assistant Professor,
Electrical & Computer Engineering Department,
Robotics Engineering Program,
Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI)

85 Prescott 222, Worcester, MA 01604
Tel: (508) 831-4963



Research lab:

Control and Intelligent Robotics Laboratory (CIRL)


  • Jan. 2019. Congratulations to Xuan and Lening for our papers being accepted at ACC2019.

  • Jan. 2019. Congratulations to Renato and Xuan for our paper being accepted at ICRA2019.

  • Dec. 2018. In collaboration with Scientific Systems , we won $1 million DARPA grant from SI3CMD program.

  • Aug. 2018. Our research lab website is live: Control and Intelligent Robotics Laboratory (CIRL).

  • Jul. 2018. Two papers were accepted by IEEE CDC 2018.

  • Jan. 2018. Two papers were accepted by IEEE ACC 2018.

  • Sep. 2017. Siddharthan Perundurai Rajasekaran successfully defended his MS thesis titled “Nonparametric Inverse Reinforcement Learning and Approximate Optimal Control with Temporal Logic Tasks”. Congratulations, Siddharthan!

  • Aug. 2017. Received NSF Grant as Co-PI with Prof. Cagdas Onal (PI) on project “Intelligent Soft Robot Mobility in the Real World”.

  • Jul. 2017. Paper titled “Data-Driven Inverse Learning of Passenger Preferences in Urban Public Transits” was accepted by IEEE CDC 2017.

  • Jan. 2017. Paper titled “Adapting to Flexibility: Model Reference Adaptive Control of Soft Bending Actuators” was accepted by IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters. This is a collaborative research with Prof. Cagdas Onal from The Soft Robotics Lab.

  • Jan. 2017. Paper titled “Sampling-based approximate optimal control under temporal logic constraints” was accepted by ACM International Conference on Hybrid Systems: Computation and Control (HSCC 2017).