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General Information

Full Name Rohan Maan
Date of Birth 8th October 1999
Languages English, Hindi


  • 2022-2024
    Masters of Engineering - Robotics
    University of Maryland, College Park, USA
    • Research focus on Computer Vision and Deep Learning
      • CMSC733 - Computer Processing of Pictorial Information
      • CMSC828I - Advanced topics of Visual Learning and Recognition
      • ENPM808 - Independent Study - Abhinav Shrivastava - Generate to Detect
      • ENPM673 - Perception for Autonomous Robots
      • ENPM690 - Robot Learning
      • ENPM809K - Fundamentals for Artificial Intelligence and Deep Learning Framework
    • Other Courses
      • ENPM667 - Control of Robotic Systems
      • ENPM809Y - Intro to Robot Programming
      • ENPM661 - Planning for Autonomous Robots
      • ENPM662 - Intro to Robot Modeling
      • ENPM692 - Manufacturing and Automation
  • 2018-2022
    Bachelors of Technology - Robotics and Automation
    MIT World Peace University, Pune, India
    • Research focus on Autonomous mobile robots
      • Control Systems
      • Embedded Programming (Texas Instruments M4 and Atmel Atmega 2560)
      • Quick mechanism protoyping for robotics applications
      • MIT Tech Team (Robocon)
    • Relevant Courses
      • Artificial Intelligence
      • Unmanned Aerial Vehicle
      • Machine Vision System
      • e-Vehicular Engineering
      • Medical and Micro-Robots


  • 08/23 - 05/24
    Graduate Teaching Assistant
    University of Maryland, College Park
    • I was co-teaching and creating/grading assignments for "Perception for Autonomous Robots" course in Spring 2024.
    • I took a few tutorials on Deep Learning and HRI for "Human Robot Interaction" course in Fall 2023.
  • 07/23 - 01/24
    Big Data and Vision Intern
    USDA - ARS, Arizona
    • Developed Tillage mapping algorithm for NASA HLS (Harmonized Landsat Sentinel 2) spatio-temporal data
    • Developed Cloud cover inpainting algorithm using Masked AutoEncoders based on Transformers
    • Publication on Tillage mapping is in progress
  • 07/21 - 04/22
    Undergraduate Research Fellow
    I-Hub foundation for Cobotics, Delhi, India
    • Received grant of $18,000 to perform POC for Photogrammetry to classify land infringement.
    • Performed 3D Reconstruction from images captured using custom built quadcopter.
    • OpenDroneMap to produce 3D meshes -> produced occupancy grids -> area estimation
  • 07/21 - 03/22
    Research Intern
    Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi, India
    • Trained an Object detection model based on Masked RCNN architecture for midflight object classification.
    • Performed pose estimation of drone using ArUco marker and PID based pose correction.
  • 03/21 - 07/21
    Autwn Private Limited, Pune, India
    • Developed Health Kiosk to reduce the risk of Covid-19 spread in offices at peack 2nd wave in India.
    • Developed embedded system for automatic opening and closing of UVC chamber for sanitization.
    • Developed full stack software for automatic attendance based on facial recognition and automatic health parameters checking (SPO2 and temperature).

Honors and Awards

  • 2020
    • Mathworks' Winner Circle
    • ABU Robocon 2020 National winner

Academic Interests

  • Computer Vision
    • Generative AI
    • Object Detection
    • Pose Estimation and Active Vision
  • Robotics
    • Path Planning - A*, RRT, RRT*
    • Simultaneous Localization and Mapping (SLAM)

Other Interests

  • Swimming, Trekking, Long Drives, Beaches