ACCESS Laboratory Members


Vinh K received his Bachelor of Electrical and Electronics Engineering from North Carolina A&T State University, in 2016. He then immediately started his Master studies at the North Carolina A&T State University. His research interests include “Coordination and Control of Aerial and Ground Robotics,” “Flight Control Systems,” and “Optimal planning and coordination of UAVs,”. He was a member of Autonomous Cooperative Control of Emergent Systems of Systems (ACCESS) Lab from 2016 to 2019. His master thesis title was “Optimal Cooperative Tasking and Coordination of UAVs in a Search and Coverage Mission.”


  • M.Sc., Electrical engineering, North Carolina A&T State University, 2019
  • B.Sc., Computer Engineering, North Carolina A&T State University, 2016

Research Interests

  • Aerial and Ground Robotics
  • Flight Control Systems
  • Optimal Planning and Coordination of UAVs


  • Best Autonomous High Altitude Landing, 2016 Micro Air Vehicle (MAV) Challenge, American Helicopter Society, 2016


  • M. Behniapoor, Z. Yuan, A. Hailemichael, V. K, B. Bowles, A. Karimoddini, A. Homaifar, “Development of a Micro Aerial Vehicle,” Proc. of 2016 World Automation Congress (WAC2016), Puerto Rico, July 31 - August 4, 2016.