University of Texas at Austin
Ufuk Topcu




phone (512) 471-1730

office POB 5.436

office 2 ASE 4.208


Ufuk Topcu

Core Faculty GSC Faculty

Temple Foundation Endowed Professorship No. 1

Director Center for Autonomy

Professor Aerospace Engineering & Engineering Mechanics

Centers and Groups

Research Interests

Artificial Intelligence Autonomy Optimization


Ufuk Topcu joined the Department of Aerospace Engineering at the University of Texas at Austin as an assistant professor in Fall 2015. He received his Ph.D. degree from the University of California at Berkeley in 2008. He held research positions at the University of Pennsylvania and California Institute of Technology. 

Prof. Topcu's research focuses on the theoretical, algorithmic and computational aspects of design and verification of autonomous systems through novel connections between formal methods, learning theory and controls.

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