Venkata Karteek Yanumula received the B.Tech degree in Electronics and Communications Engineering from Bapatla Engineering College affiliated to Acharya Nagarjuna University of Guntur, Andhra Pradesh, India in 2010. In 2010, he joined Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Guwahati as a PhD student with extra course work and received the PhD degree in 2018. After PhD synopsis seminar in 2017, he was working as Assistant Professor at Thapar Institute of Engineering and Technology (Deemed to be University), Patiala, Punjab, India till January 2020. He took leave from Thapar Institute to pursue postdoc at TUC. His research interests include distributed control of multiple vehicles, mulit-agent systems and nonlinear control.