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Mechatronics, Embedded Systems and Automation


January 15, 2022
MESA Lab welcomes new members in Spring 2022 MESA Lab welcomes new members in Spring 2022: New Ph.D. student (ME), Rafal Krzysiak, (MSc. degree from NIU 2021). Focus: Smart sensors and smart sensing methods for mTLS. SSI (student success interns) Michael Difrieri (Graduate...
January 15, 2022
Congratulations to Derek, Haoyu and Di for winning the first CITRIS Aviation Award Detailed news can be found Here. $2000 plus $25000 awards! Congratulations! Look forward to the 125 miles flight in May in Merced Vernal Pool. Created and updated 1/15/2022.
January 15, 2022
Congratulations to Di for winning BIGIDEA preproposal competition as a finalist! It is an honor to be on top 10% of 200 or so submissions. It is about portable soil carbon sensing. Created and updated on 1/15/2022
January 15, 2022
Congratulations to Dr. Guoxiang Zhang for publishing his book with Springer. The research monograph entitled "Towards optimal point cloud processing for 3d reconstruction" is a part of SpringerBriefs Signal Processing Series. It is being put online on market by March 2022. Here is an...
November 18, 2021
Prof. Chen was listed in the Highly Cited Researchers 2021, per the release on 11/15/2021 in the cross-Field category. This is his 4th consecutive year in this list since 2018. This big data analytics is only fractionally true on...
November 15, 2021
Prof. Chen was invited to deliver several presentations (plenary talks, seminars and lectures). Many were committed long time ago but many were only delayed to happen in recent weeks due to pandemic. Here is a partial list: 10/18/2021. "Smart Control Engineering (SCE) Enabled by Digital...
October 17, 2021
Congratulations to Derek and Demitrius for publishing an invited review paper in Drones: Hollenbeck, Derek, Demitrius Zulevic, and Yangquan Chen. 2021. "Advanced Leak Detection and Quantification of Methane Emissions Using sUAS" Drones 5, no. 4: 117.
October 17, 2021
Congratulations to Furkan Guc for passing the ME Preliminary Exam! Furkan Guc joined MESA Lab Jan. 2021. Congrats to his first attempt passing the exam. It is not easy. He achieved the following while preparing the exam. We expect him more focus on orginal research from now on with even more...
October 3, 2021
The IEEE 2021 Conference on Control Technology and Applications (CCTA) Best Student Paper Award finalist. Jairo Viola, Derek Hollenbeck and Carlos Rodriguez for the paper entitled: “Fractional-Order Stochastic Extremum Seeking Control with Dithering Noise for Plasma Impedance Matching...
September 22, 2021
 Congratulations to Jairo for DTPI-2021 Outstanding Paper Award (award certificate) "The digital twins (DT) and parallel intelligence recently play a central technological role in the emerging global scientific and research communities on intelligent systems." Our MESA Lab has a...