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April 15, 2018
Congratulations to Tiebiao Zhao for winning 2018 Yara North America Almond Fellowship again! It is very prestigious to win 2016-2017 as well as 2017-2018 twice! The 2017-2018 notice was sent on 3/14/2018, the Pi day. For more infomation, please refer to the following link: https://...
April 15, 2018
The 2018 IEEE/CSAA Guidance, Navigation and Control Conference (IEEE/CSAA GNCC2018) [2018 IEEE/CSAA 制导、导航与控制学术会议] will be held in Xiamen (厦门), a famous city on August 10-12, 2018, following the successes of previous seven events. http://gncc.buaa.edu.cn/ Professor Chen's plenary talk details...
April 15, 2018
2018 NRT-IAS Annual Conference & Training Workshop  Monday March 26th 9 AM to Tuesday March 27th 4:00 PM, 2018 Chaminade Resort & Spa, Santa Cruz, CA   Professor YangQuan Chen, Derek Hollenbeck (2017 cohort), Jose Alcala (2018 cohart) attnded this event from 25th -...
November 6, 2017
Prof. Chen was invited to deliver plenary talk at PID2018 in Ghent, Belgium 5/12/18 update: Plenary Talk slides (PPT) (PDF), Recorded video  [click here for post meeting photos and other plenary talk slides] [ Conference proceedings USB 121Mb, ask privately for a copy.]   It...
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...
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

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