I am currently a Ph.D. student at Lehigh University in the Department of
Computer Science and Engineering under the advisement of Professor John Spletzer.
I work as a research assistant in the Vision, Assistive Devices, and
Experimental Robotics Laboratory (VADER Lab).
D. Schwesinger, A. Shariati, C. Montella, and J. Spletzer
"A Smart Wheelchair Ecosystem for Autonomous Navigation in Urban Environments"
in Autonomous Robots,
pp. 1-20, Feb. 2016.
Tom Panzarella, Dylan Schwesinger, and John Spletzer,
"CoPilot: Autonomous Doorway Detection and Traversal for Electric Powered
Wheelchairs," the International Conference on Field and
Service Robotics (FSR), Toronto, Canada, June 2015.
K. Hart, C. Montella, G. Petitpas, D. Schweisinger, A. Shariati, B. Sourbeer, T. Trephan, and J. R. Spletzer,
"RoSCAR: Robot Stock Car Autonomous Racing,"
presented at the MobiSys Workshop for Mobile Augmented Reality and Robotics-based Technology Systems (MARS),
Bretton Woods, New Hampshire, Jun. 2014.
C. Montella, M. Pollock, D. Schwesinger, and J. Spletzer,
"Stochastic Classification of Urban Terrain for Smart Wheelchair Navigation,"
the IROS Workshop on Progress, Challenges and Future Perspectives in Navigation and Manipulation Assistance for Robotic Wheelchairs,
Vila Moura, Portugal, October 2012.
D. Parson and D. Schwesinger,
"Minimum-Blocking Parallel Bidirectional Search,"
PDPTA'12: 2012 Intl. Conf. on Parallel Processing Techniques and Applications,
Las Vegas, NV, July 16 - 20, 2012.
D. Parson, D. Schwesinger and T. Steele,"Using Jython to Prototype and Extend Java-based
Systems," Proceedings of the 26th Annual Spring Conference of the Pennsylvania Computer
and Information Science Educators (PACISE),
Shippensburg, PA, April 8-9, 2011