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Miroslav Pajic

Dickinson Family Associate Professor
Electrical and Computer Engineering

Research Interests


Design and analysis of autonomous cyber-physical systems (CPS), and in particular, embedded systems, AI, learning and controls, CPS security and high-assurance autonomy, with various application domains including robotics, automotive, and medical systems

Selected Grants


An Integrated Biomarker Approach to Personalized, Adaptive Deep Brain Stimulation in Parkinson Disease

ResearchCo Investigator · Awarded by National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke · 2023 - 2027

AI Institute: Athena: AI-Driven Next-generation Networks at the Edge

ResearchCo-Principal Investigator · Awarded by National Science Foundation · 2021 - 2026

Analyzing retinal microanatomy in retinopathy of prematurity to improve care

ResearchCo Investigator · Awarded by National Eye Institute · 2021 - 2026

General Framework for Vulnerability Analysis of Cyber-Physical Systems

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by Office of Naval Research · 2023 - 2026

Learning-based 3D modeling of AMD to assess disease progression and response to treatment

ResearchCo Investigator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2023 - 2025

An Integrated Biomarker Approach to Personalized, Adaptive Deep Brain Stimulation in Parkinson Disease

ResearchCo Investigator · Awarded by National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke · 2023 - 2027

AI Institute: Athena: AI-Driven Next-generation Networks at the Edge

ResearchCo-Principal Investigator · Awarded by National Science Foundation · 2021 - 2026

Analyzing retinal microanatomy in retinopathy of prematurity to improve care

ResearchCo Investigator · Awarded by National Eye Institute · 2021 - 2026

General Framework for Vulnerability Analysis of Cyber-Physical Systems

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by Office of Naval Research · 2023 - 2026

Learning-based 3D modeling of AMD to assess disease progression and response to treatment

ResearchCo Investigator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2023 - 2025

Validation Testbed for Trust-Aware Autonomy in Contested Environments

EquipmentPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by Air Force Office of Scientific Research · 2024 - 2025

SHF: Small: Transforming Computer Architecture Evaluation with Statistical Model Checking

ResearchCo-Principal Investigator · Awarded by National Science Foundation · 2021 - 2024

Center of Excellence: Assured Autonomy in Contested Environments

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by University of Florida · 2019 - 2024

IUCRC Proposal Phase 1 Duke: Center for Alternative Sustainable and Intelligent Computing (ASIC)

ResearchParticipating Faculty Member · Awarded by National Science Foundation · 2018 - 2023

Adaptive Protocol Synthesis and Error Recovery in Micro-Electrode-Dot-Array (MEDA) Microfluidic Biochips

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by Arizona State University · 2023 - 2023

Adaptive Protocol Synthesis and Error Recovery in Micro-Electrode-Dot-Array (MEDA) Microfluidic Biochips

ResearchCo-Principal Investigator · Awarded by National Science Foundation · 2019 - 2023

Platform-Level Services for Security of Naval Cyber-Physical Systems

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by Office of Naval Research · 2019 - 2023

CAREER: Foundations for Secure Control of Cyber-Physical Systems

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Science Foundation · 2017 - 2023

Scalar Closed-Loop STN/GPi DBS Based on Evoked and Spontaneous Potentials

ResearchInvestigator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2017 - 2023

CPS: Medium: Collaborative Research: Smart Ultrasound Elastography for Improved Medical Imaging

ResearchCo-Principal Investigator · Awarded by National Science Foundation · 2018 - 2022

Next Big Research Challenges in Cyber-Physical Systems

ConferencePrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Science Foundation · 2021 - 2022

Design of High-Assurance Cyber-Physical Systems

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by Office of Naval Research · 2017 - 2021

Development of Control-Aware Cyber Techniques for Attack-Resilient Industrial Control & Combat Systems

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by University of Pennsylvania · 2017 - 2020

Planning IUCRC Duke University: Center for Alternative Sustainable and Intelligent Computing

ResearchCo-Principal Investigator · Awarded by National Science Foundation · 2017 - 2018

Synergy: Collaborative Research: Security and Privacy-Aware Cyber-Physical Systems

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by Intel Corporation · 2015 - 2018

Design of High-Assurance Autonomous Vehicles

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by University of Pennsylvania · 2015 - 2016