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September 11, 2018
With great pleasure, MESA Lab welcome the following new exchange Ph.D. students and visiting scholars for Fall 2018: Mr. Panpan Gu, South China University of Technology, Ph.D. candidate. (9/2018 - 9/2020) Ms. Lihong Guo, Jilin University, Ph.D. candidate. (9/2018 - 9/2020) Ms. Tian Feng,...
September 11, 2018
http://www.uasconferences.com/organization.php The 2019 International Conference on Unmanned Aircraft Systems, ICUAS'19, will be held on June 11-14, in the Atlanta Marriott Buckhead Hotel and Conference Center which is situated in a supreme location in the heart of Atlanta. June 11 will be a...
September 11, 2018
Prof. Chen serves as NoDy Topical Associate Editor and Nodycon 2019 International Advisory Committee https://www.springer.com/engineering/mechanics/journal/11071?detailsPage=editorialBoard to handle most fractional order dynamics, systems and controls papers submitted to Nonlinear Dynamics...
September 11, 2018
Please join me to congratuate Dr. Brandon Stark, MESA Lab's former Founding Manager and Ph.D. student,  for being approved by the Senate CAP (Committee on Academic Personnel) as the afffiliate faculty member of Mechnical Engineering Dept. of School of Engineering, UC Merced. Prof. Stark...
April 29, 2018
The International Conference on Fractional Differentiation and its Applications will be held on 16-18 July 2018, Amman, The Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan. Prof. Chen was invited as a keynote speaker at ICFDA2018. Draft flyer is seen below. Fractional Calculus View of Complexity   Prof....
April 28, 2018
New ESL team: Campus Drone Project (Tour Guide) ready for Fall 2018 Dr. Brandon Stark, Director of the UCOP EHS COE of UAS Safety Center and the Research Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering Dept. of UC Merced, took the initiative to mentor a new Engineering Service Learning  team...
April 26, 2018
Merced-Berkeley Drone Research Workshop Date: April 28, 2018, Saturday Time: 11:00-3:30pm Venue: MESA LAB @ UC Merced Castle Research Facility @ 4225 Hospital Rd, Atwater, CA 95301. T: 209-2284398 Contact: Prof. YangQuan Chen, yqchen@ieee.org Free to all, free lunch (pizzas/water/soda...
April 23, 2018
ADRC@MESALAB@UCMERCED for more information 04/23/2018. The 12th IEEE ADRC Workshop Initial Program: http://mechatronics.ucmerced.edu/sites/mechatronics.ucmerced.edu/files/page/documents/initial_program_ieee_12th_workshop_adrc.pdf   Last updated: 4/23/2018  
April 23, 2018
https://norcal-control.github.io/ Sina Dehghan will present an oral report on PID2018 Benchmark challenge using MPC +  RIOTS Derek Hollenbeck will present a poster on fugitive methane search using drones and fractional calculus. Symposium theme: Current challenges and future...
April 17, 2018
On 4/16/2018, Professor Chen won a Senate Award in KL-232 during the Merced Division Academic Senate Meeting. The award is called "Senate Distinguished Scholarly Public Service award" that recognizes a faculty member who has energetically and creatively applied his or her professional...

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