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August 20, 2013
MESA Lab Welcomes New Graduate Students! MESA LAB welcomes new graduates in Fall 2013. They are all in ME Graduate Program Brendan Smith (PH.D. student, BE'13 in ME) Sean Rider (MSc. student, BS'13 in ME) Tiebiao Zhao (PH.D. student, BS'09 and MS'12 both in EE automation...
August 12, 2013
Prof. Zhanbing Bai from the School of information science and engineering, Shandong University of Science and Technology, Qingdao, China, 266590, will be visiting MESA LAB for 12 months focusing on fractional calculus related research. Prof. Bai received his Ph.D. in Applied Mathematics from...
August 8, 2013
MESA Lab members, Chun Yin and Brandon Stark, won the Best Paper Award in the "Applications" track of the Mechatronics and Embedded Systems and Applications Conference for their paper entitled, "Minimum Energy Cognitive Lighting Control: Stability Analysis and Experiments."...
August 3, 2013
New Book by MESA Lab Director, Dr. YangQuan Chen http://www.wiley.com/WileyCDA/WileyTitle/productCd-1118647920.html http://www.wiley.com/go/xue For more information Check book service site http://mechatronics.ucmerced.edu/simubook2013wiley Also the MathWorks Inc.'s Book Program page:...
July 30, 2013
MESA LAB proudly welcomes Prof. Primo Zingaretti Università Politecnica delle Marche Dipartimento di Ingegneria dell’Informazione via brecce bianche, 60131 Ancona Italy tel. +39 071 220 4899, fax +39 071 220 4474 e-mail p.zingaretti@univpm.it Malgorzata Klimek, Ph.D., D.Sc....
July 30, 2013
What: Summer is the time for productive research! Our first summer symposium will feature special invited keynote speakers who are world famous domain experts. We will have graduates, undergraduates and visiting scholars showing their latest research results and research roadmaps. This full day...
July 16, 2013
7/13/2013, the 5th Robots and Ribs (R&R) is held successfully in MESA Lab. Click the link bellow to see more.
June 15, 2013
MESA LAB had group meeting on June 14th, 2013. Dr. Mac McKee, Director of  met the members of MESA LAB and gave an inspirational speech. Then at 2:30, Dr. McKee presented a seminar at SE1-200. Please refer to the flyer (snri_seminar_flyer_-_prof._mckee_-_june_14th.pdf) for more information....
June 12, 2013
MESA Lab Presents Fractional Calculus Day @ UCMerced Fractional calculus (FC) is about differentiation or integration of non-integer orders. The concept of fractional calculus has tremendous potential to change the way we see, model, and control the nature around us. Using integer order calculus,...
June 3, 2013
At the Merced River Fair we provided outreach to the ecological science community as well as the general public by showing many of the functions unmanned aerial systems can perform in an agricultural or ecological setting. The main display was the AquaCopter, a waterproof quad-rotor perfect for...

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