Theses supervised or co-supervised by Prof. YangQuan Chen

Theses supervised or co-supervised by Prof. YangQuan Chen (2005-2014)

(Last updated: 6/14/2014, 12/05/2014, 1/30/2017)

http://mechatronics.ucmerced.edu/theses

Completed Ph.D. theses (10): Dr. Hyo-Sung Ahn; Dr. Zhen Song; Dr. Christophe Tricaud; Dr. Haiyang Chao; Hadi Malek; Austin M. Jensen; Jinlu Han; Calvin Coopmans; Daniel Stuart; Zhuo Li

2019. 

Brendan Smith. TBD. Dept. of Mechanical Engineering, School of Engineering, University of California, Merced. Spring 2019.  Ph.D. Dissertation.

2018

Tiebiao Zhao. TBD. Dept. of Mechanical Engineering, School of Engineering, University of California, Merced. Spring 2018.  Ph.D. Dissertation.

2017

Brandon Stark. OPTIMAL REMOTE SENSING WITH SMALL UNMANNED AIRCRAFT SYSTEMS AND RISK MANAGEMENT. EECS, School of Engineering, University of California, Merced. Spring 2017.  Ph.D. Dissertation.

2016. N/A

2015. 

Daniel S. Stuart. Microscopic Modeling of Crowds Involving Individuals with Physical Disability: Exploring Social Force Interaction. Dept. of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Utah State University. Fall 2015. Ph.D. Dissertation.  http://digitalcommons.usu.edu/etd/4696

Zhuo Li. Fractional Order Modeling and Control of Multi-Input-Multi-Output (MIMO) Processes. EECS, School of Engineering, University of California, Merced. Spring 2015.  Ph.D. Dissertation.  http://escholarship.org/uc/item/49x9x167

Ko, Marwin. Applications of Long Range Dependence Characterization in Thermal Imaging & Heart Rate Variability. ME, School of Engineering, University of California, Merced. Spring 2015. http://escholarship.org/uc/item/4hx087tj 
 

2014:

Calvin Coopmans. Cyber-Physical Systems Enabled by Unmanned Aerial System-Based Personal Remote Sensing: Data Mission Quality-Centric Design Architectures. 2014. Ph.D Dissertation, Dept. of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Utah State University. http://digitalcommons.usu.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=4560&context=etd

Jinlu Han. Cyber-Physical Systems With Multi-Uav Based Cooperative Source Seeking And Contour Mapping. 2014. Ph.D Dissertation, Dept. of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Utah State University.

David A. Cornelio Sosa. An Efficiency-Motivated Attack Against Vehicles in a Platoon: Local Vehicle Control, Platoon Control Strategies, and Drive Train Technologies Considerations. 2014. Master’s Thesis. Dept. of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Utah State University.  http://digitalcommons.usu.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=3182&context=etd

Austin M. Jensen. Innovative Payloads for Small Unmanned Aerial System-Based Personal Remote Sensing and Applications. 2014. Ph.D Dissertation, Dept. of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Utah State University. http://digitalcommons.usu.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=3158&context=etd

Hadi Malek. Control of Grid-Connected Photovoltaic Systems Using Fractional Order Operators. 2014. Ph.D Dissertation, Dept. of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Utah State University. http://digitalcommons.usu.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=3193&context=etd

2013:

Pooja Kavathekar. Cognitive Vehicle Platooning in the Era of Automated Electric Transportation. 2013. Master’s Thesis. Dept. of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Utah State University. http://digitalcommons.usu.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=2396&context=etd

 

2012:    NONE

2011:

Swathi Gorthi. Prediction Models for Estimation of Soil Moisture Content. 2011. Master’s Thesis. Dept. of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Utah State University.  http://digitalcommons.usu.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=2093&context=etd

Long Di. Cognitive Formation Flight in Multi-Unmanned Aerial Vehicle-Based Personal Remote Sensing Systems. 2011. Master’s Thesis. Dept. of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Utah State University. http://digitalcommons.usu.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1977&context=etd

2010:

Joshua S. Adams. Transmitter Localization Using Autonomous Robotic Swarms. 2010. Master’s Thesis. Dept. of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Utah State University.  http://digitalcommons.usu.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1628&context=etd

Calvin Coopmans. Architecture, Inertial Navigation, and Payload Designs for Low-Cost Unmanned Aerial Vehicle-Based Personal Remote Sensing. 2010. Master’s Thesis. Dept. of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Utah State University. http://digitalcommons.usu.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1688&context=etd

Haiyang Chao. “Cooperative Remote Sensing and Actuation Using Networked Unmanned Vehicles”. 2010. Ph.D Dissertation, Dept. of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Utah State University. http://digitalcommons.usu.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1593&context=etd

Christophe Tricaud. Optimal Sensing and Actuation Policies for Networked Mobile Agents in a Class of Cyber-Physical Systems. 2010. Ph.D Dissertation, Dept. of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Utah State University. http://digitalcommons.usu.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1669&context=etd

Jake Erramouspe. Autonomous Security Patrol System. 2010. Undergraduate Honors Thesis. Dept. of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Utah State University. http://digitalcommons.usu.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1883&context=etd

Abraham A. Clements. “An Immersive Technology for Indoor Exercise Equipment” Master of Science. Plan-B Report. http://www.ece.usu.edu/grad/reports_theses_disseratations/2010/Clements_Abraham_A/report.pdf

2009:

Yiding Han. An Autonomous Unmanned Aerial Vehicle-Based Imagery System Development and Remote Sensing Images Classification for Agricultural Applications. 2009. Master’s Thesis. Dept. of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Utah State University. http://digitalcommons.usu.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1509&context=etd

Austin M. Jensen. gRAID: A Geospatial Real-Time Aerial Image Display for a Low-Cost Autonomous Multispectral Remote Sensing. 2009. Master’s Thesis. Dept. of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Utah State University. http://digitalcommons.usu.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1493&context=etd

Shayok Mukhopadhyay. “Fractional Order Modeling & Control: Development of Analog Strategies for Plasma Position Control of the STOR-1M Tokamak.” Master of Science Thesis. http://digitalcommons.usu.edu/etd/460

2008:

Shelley Rounds. Distributed Control for Robotic Swarms Using Centroidal Voronoi Tessellations. 2008. Master’s Thesis. Dept. of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Utah State University. http://digitalcommons.usu.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1222&context=etd

Lizabeth Lee. Monitoring of Indoor Relative Humidity Levels in Residential Dwellings: A Sensor Network Application. 2008. Master’s Thesis. Dept. of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Utah State University. http://digitalcommons.usu.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1267&context=etd

Varsha Bhambhani. “Optimal Fractional Order Proportional and Integral Controller for Processes with Random Time Delays” Master of Science Thesis. http://digitalcommons.usu.edu/etd/246

2007:

Zhen Song. "Optimal Observation Problems Involving Wireless Sensor Networks" Ph.D. Dissertation. Dept. of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Utah State University.

William K. Bourgeous. “Engineering Swarms for Mobile Sensor Networks”, Master of Science Thesis. Dept. of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Utah State University.

Rongtao Sun. “Fractional Order Signal Processing: Techniques and Applications”, Master of Science Thesis. Dept. of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Utah State University.

Tripti Bhaskaran*. “Practical Tuning Method for Fractional Order Proportional and Integral Controllers”, Master of Science Thesis. Dept. of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Utah State University.

2006:

Hyo-Sung Ahn. “Robust and Adaptive Learning Control Design in the Iteration Domain" Ph.D. Dissertation. Dept. of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Utah State University.

Yashodhan Tarte. “Detection, Identification, and Compensation of Nonlinearities and an Experimental Verification Platform for Nonlinear Controllers”, Master of Science Thesis. Dept. of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Utah State University.

Kenton Fife. “Vision-Based Road Detection and Tracking for an Autonomous Vehicle Platform”, Master of Science Plan-B Report. Dept. of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Utah State University.

2005:

Pengyu Chen. “Pattern Formation in Mobile Wireless Sensor Networks”, Master of Science Thesis. Dept. of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Utah State University.

Zhongmin Wang. “Distributed Control of Distributed Parameter Systems Using Mobile Actuator and Sensor Networks”, Master of Science Thesis. Dept. of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Utah State University.

Jinsong Liang. “Control of Linear Time-Invariant Disturbed Parameter Systems - From Integer Order To Fractional Order”, Master of Science Thesis. Dept. of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Utah State University.

Yan Shi. “An Electrochemical Chip Prototype Using Square Wave Polarography Voltammetry and a Survey on Wireless Power Transmission”, Master of Science Plan-B Report. Dept. of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Utah State University.