January 12, 2013
            With the first semester of the MESA Lab completed, the lab takes a look back on the progress it has made in such a short span of time. At the start of the semester the lab was nothing but empty shelves, desks, and tables. Over the...
November 30, 2012
MESA LAB Manager Brandon Stark guest lectured in ENGR 065: Circuit Theory for Dr. Dou.  Mr. Stark used music as a tool for reinforcing the concepts of frequency domain analysis and the use of RC low- and high-pass filters.  The majority of undergraduate students listen to music on a...
November 9, 2012
MESA Lab at Aftershock Hosted by the Robotics Society @ UCMerced The MESA Lab made a presence at Aftershock, a celebration of technology hosted by the Robotics Society @ UCMerced.  This event was designed to give students, faculty and the community the chance to showcase their projects...
October 30, 2012
The MESA Lab conducted the first of many Applied Fractional Calculus (AFC) meetings.  Dr. YangQuan Chen presented "Fractional Order Mechanics: Why, what and when?"   See the AFC Research site for the latest information on Applied Fractional Calculus research.
October 14, 2012
The MESA Lab made a presence at the UC Merced Preview Day for prospective incoming students. Our model replica of the Global Hawk UAV was outfitted with an autopilot system and was on display for demonstrations as well as general noise making.      The MESA Lab is a...
October 11, 2012
Thank you. Test file link. MESA LAB poster1  
October 10, 2012
The MESA Lab has finally received chairs Now our student members can sit and work.
September 25, 2012
American Control Conference submissions from MESA Lab (Deadline 9/24/2012!): Fractional Order Controller For Pitch Loop Control of a VTOL UAV Fractional-Order Sliding Mode Based Extremum Seeking Control For Maximum Power Point Tracking In Photovoltaic Systems  Design of Fractional...
September 14, 2012 Paper#1 is from Dr. Chen's group. It was listed as #13 for the whole year as shown in this page:
September 14, 2012 This paper won the IFAC Best CEP Paper Award: (500 euro prize from 2011 IFAC World Congress in Milano, Italy)