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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...
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...

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