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Apoorva Kapadia

Apoorva KapadiaVisiting Assistant Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Ph.D., 2013 - Clemson University
Electrical Engineering
M.S., 2004 - Clemson University
Electrical Engineering
B.S., 2002 - University of Mumbai
Instrumentation Engineering

Contact Information
Office: 307 Fluor Daniel EIB
Office Phone: 864.656.3946
Fax: 864.656.7220
Email: akapadi@clemson.edu

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Dr. Kapadia is a Visiting Assistant Professor in the Electrical & Computer Engineering department at Clemson University. His primary areas of teaching are electrical circuits, control systems, robotics, integrated system design, and introductory engineering classes. Dr. Kapadia joined the Electrical & Computer Engineering department at Clemson University in 2014, having previously served as a Lecturer in the General Engineering department at the same university. He is also the faculty advisor for the Electrical & Computer Engineering Graduate Student Association. Dr. Kapadia is a member of IEEE as well as the Robotics & Automation and Control Systems societies within it, is a participating member of the Intelligent Materials, Systems and Environments (IMSE) Institute at Clemson University, and serves as a reviewer for numerous control systems and robotics journals. Dr. Kapadia has also worked on projects funded by NASA, DARPA, and NSF.

Dr. Kapadia received his doctorate in Electrical Engineering from Clemson University, along with a graduate certificate in Engineering and Science Education. Prior to beginning his doctoral work, Dr. Kapadia worked at Brooklyn College as a Research Engineer in the Biomimetic and Cognitive Robotics Laboratory. He has also received a Master’s degree in Electrical Engineering from Clemson University and a Bachelor’s degree in Instrumentation Engineering from the University of Mumbai.

Coursework is Dr. Kapadia’s primary focus at Clemson. He has taught courses in electrical circuits, control systems, integrated system design and introductory engineering courses. Dr. Kapadia has also co-written laboratory manuals and lecture notes for various courses, and has written an online class development manual.

As time permits, Dr. Kapadia follows his research interests in novel robot manipulators, their design, modeling, and control, animated architecture, general nonlinear control strategies, as well as pedagogy.