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November 6, 2017
Prof. Chen was invited to deliver plenary talk at PID2018 in Ghent, Belgium It's a great pleasure to announce that Prof. Chen was invited to deliver a plenary lecture at IFAC PID2018. The 2018 IFAC Conference on Advances in Proportional-Integral-Derivative Control will be held Wednesday...
October 28, 2017
Professor Chen gave a seminar lecture entitled "Fractional Calculus View of Intelligent Adaptive Systems" on 10/19/2017 Thursday 1:30-2:30 for the combined year-1 and year-2 cohorts of the UC Merced's NSF NRT program on IAS (Intelligent and Adaptive Systems) http://www.nrt-ias.org/...
October 23, 2017
CI-New: Cognitive Hardware and Software Ecosystem Community Intrastructure (CHASE-CI) MESA Lab is one of the 10 campus participants to this $1M NSF CI grant. We will have much more computing power for big data and deep learning related research. FIONA (Fast I/O Network Appliance) will be ready...
October 20, 2017
ME 143: Unmanned Aircraft Systems   It is offical and regular as of Oct. 19, 2017 approved by UGC. It is to be offered in Summer 2018 and Fall 2018 and so on. As an official, regualr Technical Elective (TE) course in the Dept. of Mechanical Engineering (ME), it is usually offered initially...
August 23, 2017
MESA LAB welcomes new Ph.D. students and new Visiting Scholars! New Ph.D. students @ UC Merced: Michael Haoyu Niu, EECS (precision ag, big data, deep learning, sUAS remote sensing/application) Already passed FAA Part 107 exam: http://mechatronics.ucmerced.edu/dronepilots Jose...
June 24, 2017
Congratulations to Professor YangQuan Chen for serving as Section Editor for "Encyclopedia of Complexity and Systems Science" It is a great pleasure to announce that, Professor YangQuan Chen was recently appointed as Section Editor (or Volume Editor-in-Chief) for the new volume entitled...
June 24, 2017
http://mechatronics.ucmerced.edu/kzgc Professor Chen Guest Co-edited a Special Issue on “Control Systems Engineering” at Control Engineering of China. More details can be found in the above link. Created 6/24/2017
May 18, 2017
International Journal of Control special issue on "Applied Fractional calculus in Modelling, Analysis and Design of Control Systems" published http://www.tandfonline.com/toc/tcon20/90/6 vol. 90, issue 6. Editorial Special issue: applied fractional calculus in...
May 18, 2017
[IEEE/CAA J.Autom.Sinica] Special Issues on Fractional Order Systems and Controls guest coedited by Dr. Chen are all published and available here. http://mechatronics.ucmerced.edu/jas-si-fosc [with all local PDFs, BiBTeX, single volumn PDF, abstract booklet] Other special issues published...
May 4, 2017
Intel donated MESA Lab 12 Intel Aero RTF drones We are very pleased to announce that MESA Lab just received total 12 Intel Aero RTF (ready to fly) drones for ME190 UAS course and MESA Lab UAS research purposes. This signifies the recognition of our UAS4STEM effort. For more information about our...

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