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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...
April 18, 2017
Congratulations to BIGIDEAS Winners: Isabella Domi, Jessica Palmer, Emery Silberman Three Mechanical Engineering undergraduates Isabella Domi, Jessica Palmer, Emery Silberman won Berkeley BIGIDEAS competition with $7000 award. Quoting from the award email (4/17/17) "Congratulations! Your Big...
April 10, 2017
Congratulations to Brandon Stark for passing the final Ph.D. dissertation defense on April 5th, 2017 Wednesday!   Well done Dr. Stark! Flyer of the defense  (PDF) Ph.D. Dissertation (Front-matter-Chapter01.PDF. For full PDF, being finalized, to be linked here)   Last...
March 31, 2017
http://citris-uc.org/citris-and-the-banatao-institute-award-611000-to-eleven-information-technology-projects/   Project 1. Consequences-Aware Co-Piloting System For Human-In-The-Loop Drone Operations Principal investigators: Mark Mueller (UC Berkeley) and YangQuan Chen (...
March 31, 2017
Congratulations to Guoxiang Zhang and Tiebiao Zhao for winning NVidia GPU grant (Titian X Pascal) (Performace comparisons)   From: NVIDIA GPU Grant Program [mailto:no-reply@webportalapp.com] Sent: Wednesday, March 22, 2017 1:34 PM To: YangQuan Chen <ychen53@ucmerced.edu> Cc:...

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