Advanced Control Theory and Applications
Large-scale systems; hierarchical nonlinear switching control; hybrid and impulsive control for nonlinear systems; thermodynamic modeling and control of mechanical and aerospace systems
Nonlinear dynamical system theory; magnetic bearings; rotor dynamics; gear dynamics; unmanned systems; robot dynamics; smart valves; design optimization; nonlinear frequency response analysis; biomedical systems; social systems; battery and fuel cell systems
Heterogeneous Autonomous Vehicles Laboratory (HAVLab)
Automatic control, image processing, and data fusion techniques for the development of heterogeneous autonomous vehicles.
Unmanned Surface and Underwater Vehicles
Coordinated multi-agent control; computationally efficient and integrated obstacle avoidance, trajectory planning, and trajectory tracking subject to underactuated system constraints; ship to ship control; high sea state simulation