Yash Vardhan Pant

Assistant Professor
Yash Vardhan Pant

Contact information

Phone: 519-888-4567 x37260, 519-505-4832
Location: E5 5114



Biography summary

Yash Vardhan Pant is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Waterloo. His research focuses on building robust and reliable autonomous systems, using elements of Control Theory, Formal Methods, Machine Learning and Optimization. He received a PhD in Electrical Engineering from the University of Pennsylvania in 2019, where he was a recipient of the Richard K. Dentel memorial award for research in Urban transportation. Prior to joining Waterloo in July 2021, he was a postdoctoral fellow at the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences at the University of California, Berkeley.

Research interests

  • Autonomous Systems
  • Cyber-Physical Systems
  • Control Theory
  • Formal Methods
  • Optimization
  • Machine Learning
  • Multi-Robot Systems
  • Intelligent Transportation Systems


  • 2019, Doctorate, Electrical and Systems Engineering, University of Pennsylvania
  • 2012, Master of Science, Electrical and Systems Engineering, University of Pennsylvania
  • 2010, Bachelor of Technology (B. Tech), Technology, College of Engineering, Roorkee, India


  • ECE 481 - Digital Control Systems
    • Taught in 2022
  • ECE 780 - Special Topics in Control
    • Taught in 2022

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Graduate studies