Lucy Y. Pao

Conference Papers

R. A. Braker and L. Y. Pao, "An Application of the Fast Gradient Method to Model Predictive Control of an Atomic Force Microscope X-Y Stage," Proc. IEEE Conf. Control Technology and Applications, Kohala Coast, HI, Aug. 2017.

D. S. Zalkind, L. Y. Pao, D. P. Martin, and K. E. Johnson, "Models Used for the Simulation and Control of a Segmented, Ultralight Morphing Rotor," Proc. IFAC World Congress, Toulouse, France, pp. 4564-4569, July 2017.

J. W. van Wingerden, L. Y. Pao, J. Aho, P. Fleming, "Active Power Control of Waked Wind Farms," Proc. IFAC World Congress, Toulouse, France, pp. 4570-4577, July 2017.

K. Garifi, L. Pao, and B. Touri, "Model Predictive Control for Track Following and Disturbance Rejection in a Tape Drive System," Proc. IFAC World Congress, Toulouse, France, pp. 11351-11356, July 2017.

D. P. Martin, K. E. Johnson, D. S. Zalkind, and L. Y. Pao, "LPV-Based Torque Control for an Extreme-Scale Morphing Wind Turbine Rotor," Proc. American Control Conf., Seattle, WA, pp. 1383-1388, May 2017.

B. M. Doekemeijer, S. Boersma, L. Y. Pao, and J. W. van Wingerden, "Ensemble Kalman Filtering for Wind Field Estimation in Wind Farms," Proc. American Control Conf., Seattle, WA, pp. 19-24, May 2017.

R. A. Braker and L. Y. Pao, "Fast Setpoint Tracking of an Atomic Force Microscope X-Y Stage via Optimal Trajectory Tracking," Proc. American Control Conf., Seattle, WA, pp. 2875-2881, May 2017.

B. M. Doekemeijer, J. W. van Wingerden, S. Boersma, and L. Y. Pao, "Enhanced Kalman Filtering for a 2D CFD NS Wind Farm Flow Model," J. Physics: Conf. Series: Proc. Science of Making Torque from Wind, Munich, Germany, 11 pages, Oct. 2016.

D. Zalkind and L. Y. Pao, "The Fatigue Loading Effects of Yaw Control for Wind Plants," Proc. American Control Conf., Boston, MA, pp. 537-542, July 2016.

S. Shajiee, L. Y. Pao, A. Najafi, and R. McLeod, "Computational Closed-Loop Controller Design for Active De-Icing Using Distributed Resistive Heaters and Temperature Sensors," Proc. American Control Conf., Boston, MA, pp. 3194-3199, July 2016.

P. Fleming, J. Aho, P. M. O. Gebraad, L. Y. Pao, and Y. Zhang, "Simulation Study of Active Power Control in Wind Plants," Proc. American Control Conf., Boston, MA, pp. 1413-1420, July 2016.

F. Dunne, J. Aho, and L. Y. Pao, "Analysis of Gain-Scheduling Implementation for the NREL 5-MW Turbine Blade Pitch Controller," Proc. American Control Conf., Boston, MA, pp. 3188-3193, July 2016.

R. A. Braker and L. Y. Pao, "Proximate Time-Optimal Reference Tracking of an Undamped Harmonic Oscillator," Proc. American Control Conf., Boston, MA, pp. 6221-6226, July 2016.

J. Aho, P. Fleming, and L. Y. Pao, "Active Power Control of Wind Turbines for Ancillary Services: A Comparison of Pitch and Torque Control Methodologies," Proc. American Control Conf., Boston, MA, pp. 1407-1412, July 2016.

R. A. Braker and L. Y. Pao, "Proximate Time-Optimal Control of a Second-Order Flexible Structure," Proc. IEEE Multi-Conference on Systems and Control, Sydney, Australia, pp. 840-845, Sep. 2015.

E. Simley and L. Y. Pao, "A Longitudinal Spatial Coherence Model for Wind Evolution based on Large-Eddy Simulation," Proc. American Control Conf., Chicago, IL, pp. 3708-3714, July 2015.

D. Schlipf, E. Simley, F. Lemmer, L. Pao, P. W. Cheng, "Collective Pitch Feedforward Control of Floating Wind Turbines Using Lidar," Proc. Intl. Soc. Offshore and Polar Engineers, Kona, HI, June 2015.

J. Aho, L. Pao, P. Fleming, and E. Ela, "Controlling Wind Turbines for Secondary Frequency Regulation: An Analysis of AGC Capabilities under New Performance Based Compensation Policy," Proc. Wind Integration Workshop, Berlin, Germany, Nov. 2014.

E. Simley, L. Y. Pao, P. M. O. Gebraad, and M. Churchfield, "Investigation of the Impact of the Upstream Induction Zone on LIDAR Measurement Accuracy for Wind Turbine Control Applications using Large-Eddy Simulation," Proc. Science of Making Torque from Wind, Lyngby, Denmark, 10 pages, June 2014.

P. M. O. Gebraad, F. W. Teewisse, J. W. van Wingerden, P. A. Fleming, S. D. Ruben, J. R. Marden, and L. Y. Pao, "A Data-Driven Model for Wind Plant Power Optimization by Yaw Control," Proc. American Control Conf., Portland, OR, pp. 3140-3146, June 2014.

F. Dunne, L. Y. Pao, D. Schlipf, and A. Scholbrock, "Importance of Lidar Measurement Timing Accuracy for Wind Turbine Control," Proc. American Control Conf., Portland, OR, pp. 3728-3733, June 2014.

E. Simley and L. Y. Pao, "Design and Evaluation of a Wind Speed Estimator for Hub-Height and Shear Components," Proc. 9th PhD Seminar on Wind Energy in Europe, Gotland, Sweden, 5 pages, Sept. 2013.

I. Girsang, J. Dhupia, E. Muljadi, M. Singh, and L. Pao, "Gearbox and Drive-Train Models for Studying the Dynamic Effects of Modern Wind Turbines," Proc. IEEE Energy Conversion Congress & Exposition, Denver, CO, pp. 874-881, Sept. 2013. Also published as a NREL report.

H. Zhong and L. Y. Pao, "H2 Model Matching Feedforward Control for Tape Head Positioning Servo Systems," Proc. American Control Conf., Washington, D.C., pp. 4511-4516, June 2013.

E. Simley and L. Y. Pao, "Reducing Lidar Wind Speed Measurement Error with Optimal Filtering," Proc. American Control Conf., Washington, D.C., pp. 621-627, June 2013.

S. Shajiee, L. Y. Pao, P. N. Wagner, E. D. Moore, and R. R. McLeod, "Direct Ice Sensing and Localized Closed-Loop Heating for Active De-icing of Wind Turbine Blades," Proc. American Control Conf., Washington, D.C., pp. 634-639, June 2013.

J. H. Laks, E. J. Simley and L. Y. Pao, "Spectral Models for Evaluating the Effect of Wind Evolution on Wind Turbine Preview Control," Proc. American Control Conf., Washington, D.C., pp. 3679-3685, June 2013.

F. Dunne, and L. Pao, "Benefit of Wind Turbine Preview Control as a Function of Measurement Coherence and Preview Time," Proc. American Control Conf., Washington, D.C., pp. 647-652, June 2013.

H. Chen, Y. Li, and L. Y. Pao, "Intersample Ripple Resulting from Discrete-Time Feedforward Control," Proc. American Control Conf., Washington, D.C., pp. 4122-4127, June 2013.

A. D. Buckspan, L. Y. Pao, J. P. Aho, and P. Fleming, "Stability Analysis of a Wind Turbine Active Power Control System," Proc. American Control Conf., Washington, D.C., pp. 1420-1425, June 2013.

J. P. Aho, L. Y. Pao, J. Hauser, and A. D. Wright, "Optimal Trajectory Tracking Control for Wind Turbines During Operating Region Transitions," Proc. American Control Conf., Washington, D.C., pp. 1426-1431, June 2013.

E. Simley, F. Dunne, J. Laks, and L. Y. Pao, "Lidars and Wind Turbine Control - Part 2," Chapter 10, Proc. Summer School in Remote Sensing for Wind Energy, Roskilde, Denmark, 38 pages, June 2013.

E. Simley and L. Y. Pao, "Correlation Between Rotating LIDAR Measurements and Blade Effective Wind Speed," Proc. AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting, Grapevine, TX, 15 pages, Jan. 2013.

J. Aho, L. Pao, A. Buckspan, and P. Fleming, "A Novel Active Power Control System for Wind Turbines Capable of AGC and Primary Response," Proc. AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting, Grapevine, TX, 13 pages, Jan. 2013.

D. Schlipf, L. Y. Pao, and P. W. Cheng, "Comparison of Feedforward and Model Predictive Control of Wind Turbines Using LIDAR," Proc. IEEE Conf. Decision and Control, Maui, HI, pp. 3050-3055, Dec. 2012.

J. R. Marden, H. P. Young, and L. Y. Pao, "Achieving Pareto Optimality through Distributed Learning," Proc. IEEE Conf. Decision and Control, Maui, HI, pp. 7419-7424, Dec. 2012.

J. Laks, L. Y. Pao, and S. Shajiee, "A Comparison of Multi-Blade Coordinate and Direct Techniques for Asymptotic Rejection of Simultaneous Blade Load and Speed Disturbances in Wind Turbines," Proc. IEEE Conf. Decision and Control, Maui, HI, pp. 2557-2562, Dec. 2012.

A. Buckspan, J. Aho, P. Fleming, Y. Jeong, and L. Pao, "Combining Droop Curve Concepts with Control Systems for Wind Turbine Active Power Control," Proc. IEEE Symp. Power Electronics and Machines in Wind Applications, Denver, CO, 8 pages, July 2012. Also published as a NREL report.

M. J. Travers, T. D. Murphey, and L. Y. Pao, "Linear Time-Varying Impulse Optimization for Data Association," Proc. American Control Conf., Montreal, Canada, pp. 1047-1052, June 2012.

J. Aho, A. Buckspan, J. Laks, P. Fleming, Y. Jeong, F. Dunne, M. Churchfield, L. Pao, and K. Johnson, "A Tutorial of Wind Turbine Control for Supporting Grid Frequency through Active Power Control," Proc. American Control Conf., Montreal, Canada, pp. 3120-3131, June 2012. Also published as a NREL report.

S. B. Andersson and L. Y. Pao, "Non-Raster Sampling in Atomic Force Microscopy: A Compressed Sensing Approach," Proc. American Control Conf., Montreal, Canada, pp. 2485-2490, June 2012.

E. Simley, L. Y. Pao, and E. G. Patton, "Simulation of LIDAR Wind Speed Measurements for Wind Turbine Control Applications in an Evolving LES Wind Field," Proc. Int. Symp. Adv. Boundary-Layer Remote Sensing (ISARS), Boulder, CO, 4 pages, June 2012.

H. Zhong, L. Y. Pao, and R. A. de Callafon, "Feedforward Control for Disturbance Rejection: Model Matching and Other Methods," Proc. Chinese Conf. Decision and Control, Taiyuan, China, 6 pages, May 2012.

E. Simley, L. Y. Pao, N. Kelley, B. Jonkman, and R. Frehlich, "LIDAR Wind Speed Measurements of Evolving Wind Fields," Proc. AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting, Nashville, TN, 19 pages, Jan. 2012.

S. Shajiee, P. Wagner, L. Y. Pao, and R. R. McLeod, "Development of Novel Ice Sensing and Active De-icing Method for Wind Turbines," Proc. AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting, Nashville, TN, 15 pages, Jan. 2012.

J. R. Marden, S. D. Ruben, and L. Y. Pao. "Surveying Game Theoretic Approaches for Wind Farm Optimization," Proc. AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting, Nashville, TN, 10 pages, Jan. 2012.

J. Laks and L. Y. Pao, "LIDAR-Enabled Global Set-point Scheduling for Model Predictive Control of Wind Turbines," Proc. AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting, Nashville, TN, 18 pages, Jan. 2012.

F. Dunne, D. Schlipf, L. Y. Pao, A. D. Wright, B. Jonkman, N. Kelley, and E. Simley, "Comparison of Two Independent Lidar-Based Pitch Control Designs," Proc. AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting, Nashville, TN, 19 pages, Jan. 2012.

A. Damle and L. Y. Pao, "Simultaneous Numerical Optimization for Data Association and Parameter Estimation," Proc. Joint IEEE Conf. Decision and Control and European Control Conf., Orlando, FL, pp. 7800-7805, Dec. 2011.

Jeffrey A. Butterworth, L. Y. Pao, and D. Y. Abramovitch, "Fitting Discrete-Time Models to Frequency Responses for Systems with Transport Deley," Proc. Int. Mech. Eng. Congress & Expo., Denver, CO, Nov. 2011.

M. P. Chaffe and L. Y. Pao, "Iterative Learning Control for Near-Field Scanning Optical Microscope Applications," Proc. IEEE Multi-Conf. Systems and Control, Denver, CO, pp. 1075-1080, Sept. 2011.

Jeffrey A. Butterworth, L. Y. Pao, and D. Y. Abramovitch, "Dual-Adaptive Feedforward Control for Raster Tracking with Applications to AFMs," Proc. IEEE Multi-Conf. Systems and Control, Denver, CO, pp. 1081-1087, Sept. 2011.

H. Zhong and L. Y. Pao, "Combined Feedforward/Feedback Control for Tape Head Track-Following Servo System," Proc. IFAC World Congress, Milan, Italy, pp. 4040-4045, Aug. 2011.

M. J. Travers, T. D. Murphey, and L. Y. Pao, "Trajectory Optimization Estimator for Impulsive Data Association," Proc. American Control Conf., San Francisco, CA, pp. 4514-4519, June 2011.

J. Laks, L. Y. Pao, and A. Alleyne, "Comparison of Wind Turbine Operating Transitions using Iterative Learning Control," Proc. American Control Conf., San Francisco, CA, pp. 4312-4319, June 2011.

Jeffrey A. Butterworth, L. Y. Pao, and D. Y. Abramovitch, "A Comparison of ILC Architectures for Nanopositioners with Applications to AFM Raster Tracking," Proc. American Control Conf., San Francisco, CA, pp. 2266-2271, June 2011.

M. J. Travers, T. D. Murphey, and L. Y. Pao, "Impulsive Data Association with an Unknown Number of Targets," Hybrid Systems: Computation and Control, Chicago, IL, Apr. 2011.

E. Simley, L. Y. Pao, R. Frehlich, B. Jonkman, and N. Kelley, "Analysis of Wind Speed Measurements Using Continuous Wave LIDAR for Wind Turbine Control," Proc. AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting, Orlando, FL, Jan. 2011.

J. Laks, L. Y. Pao, E. Simley, A. D. Wright, N. Kelley, and B. Jonkman, "Model Predictive Control Using Preview Measurements from LIDAR," Proc. AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting, Orlando, FL, Jan. 2011.

F. Dunne, L. Y. Pao, A. D. Wright, B. Jonkman, N. Kelley, and E. Simley, "Adding Feedforward Blade Pitch Control for Load Mitigation in Wind Turbines: Non-Causal Series Expansion, Preview Control, and Optimized FIR Filter Methods," Proc. AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting, Orlando, FL, Jan. 2011.

M. J. Travers, T. D. Murphey, and L. Y. Pao, "Impulse Optimization for Data Association," Proc. IEEE Conf. Decision and Control, Atlanta, GA, pp. 2204-2209, Dec. 2010.

V. V. Kulkarni, L. Y. Pao, and M. G. Safonov, "On Stability Analysis of Systems Featuring a Multiplicative Combination of Nonlinear and Linear Time-Invariant Feedback," Proc. IEEE Conf. Decision and Control, Atlanta, GA, pp. 4036-4041, Dec. 2010.

M. J. Travers, T. D. Murphey, and L. Y. Pao, "Stochastic Sampling Based Data Association," Proc. American Control Conf., Baltimore, MD, pp. 1386-1391, June 2010.

Jeffrey A. Butterworth, L. Y. Pao, and D. Y. Abramovitch, "Adaptive Delay in Combined Feedforward/Feedback Control for Raster Tracking in Atomic Force Microscopes," Proc. American Control Conf., Baltimore, MD, pp. 5738-5744, June 2010.

V. V. Kulkarni, V. Kareenhalli, P. Malakar, L. Y. Pao, M. G. Safonov, and G. A. Viswanathan, "Stability Analysis of the GAL Regulatory Network in Saccharomyces Cerevisiae and K. Lactis," Asia Pacific Bioinformatics Conf., Bangalore, India, Jan. 2010.

J. Laks, L. Y. Pao, A. D. Wright, N. Kelley, and B. Jonkman, "Blade Pitch Control with Preview Wind Measurements," Proc. AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting, Orlando, FL, Jan. 2010.

F. Dunne, L. Y. Pao, A. D. Wright, B. Jonkman, and N. Kelley, "Combining Standard Feedback Controllers with Feedforward Blade Pitch Control for Load Mitigation in Wind Turbines," Proc. AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting, Orlando, FL, Jan. 2010.

H. Zhong and L. Y. Pao, "Regulating Web Tension in Tape Systems with Time-Varying Radii," Proc. American Control Conf., St. Louis, MO, pp. 198-203, June 2009.

B. P. Rigney, L. Y. Pao, and D. A. Lawrence, "Adaptive Inverse Control for Settling Performance Improvements," Proc. American Control Conf., St. Louis, MO, pp. 190-197, June 2009. Finalist for the conference-wide Student Best Paper Award.

L. Y. Pao and K. E. Johnson, "A Tutorial on the Dynamics and Control of Wind Turbines and Wind Farms," Proc. American Control Conf., St. Louis, MO, pp. 2076-2089, June 2009. ACC09 Presentation File (PDF file)

J. Laks, L. Y. Pao, and A. Wright, "Control of Wind Turbines: Past, Present, and Future," Proc. American Control Conf., St. Louis, MO, pp. 2096-2103, June 2009. ACC09 Presentation File (PPS file (free viewer available here))

J. H. Laks, L. Y. Pao, and A. Wright, "Combined Feedforward/Feedback Control of Wind Turbines to Reduce Blade Flap Bending Moments," Proc. AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting, Orlando, FL, Jan. 2009.

H. Zhong and L. Y. Pao, "Disturbance Rejection in Parameter-Varying Web-Winding Systems," Proc. IFAC World Congress, Seoul, Korea, pp. 9284-9289, July 2008.

B. P. Rigney, L. Y. Pao, and D. A. Lawrence, "Discrete-Time Exact and Approximate Dynamic Inversion for Settle Performance," Proc. IFAC World Congress, Seoul, Korea, pp. 1778-1784, July 2008.

Jeffrey A. Butterworth, L. Y. Pao, and D. Y. Abramovitch, "A Comparison of Control Architectures for Atomic Force Microscopes," invited keynote paper, Proc. IFAC World Congress, Seoul, Korea, pp. 8236-8250, July 2008.

H. Zhong and L. Y. Pao, "Feedforward Control to Attenuate Tension Error in Time-Varying Systems,"Proc. American Control Conf., Seattle, WA, pp. 533-538, June 2008.

M. J. Travers, T. D. Murphey, and L. Y. Pao, "Data Association with Ambiguous Measurements," Proc. American Control Conf., Seattle, WA, pp. 1875-1880, June 2008.

Jeffrey A. Butterworth, L. Y. Pao, and D. Y. Abramovitch, "The Effect of Nonminimum-Phase Zero Locations on the Performance of Feedforward Model-Inverse Control Techniques in Discrete-Time Systems," Proc. American Control Conf., Seattle, WA, pp. 2696-2702, June 2008.

D. Y. Abramovitch, S. B. Andersson, L. Y. Pao, and G. Schitter, "A Tutorial on the Mechanisms, Dynamics, and Control of Atomic Force Microscopes," Proc. American Control Conf., New York, NY, pp. 3488-3502, July 2007.

L. Y. Pao, Jeffrey A. Butterworth, and D. Y. Abramovitch, "A Combined Feedforward/Feedback Control of Atomic Force Microscopes," Proc. American Control Conf., New York, NY, pp. 3509-3515, July 2007.

V. Yousefzadeh, A. Babazadeh, B. Ramachandran, E. Alarcon, L. Pao, and D. Maksimovic, "Proximate Time-Optimal Digital Control for DC-DC Converters," Proc. IEEE Power Electronics Specialists Conf., Orlando, FL, pp. 124-130, June 2007.

B. P. Rigney, L. Y. Pao, and D. A. Lawrence, "Model Inversion Architectures for Settle Time Applications with Uncertainty," Proc. IEEE Conf. Decision and Control, San Diego, CA, pp. 6518-6524, Dec. 2006.

B. P. Rigney, L. Y. Pao, and D. A. Lawrence, "Settle-Time Performance Comparisons of Approximate Inversion Techniques for LTI Nonminimum Phase Systems," Proc. American Control Conf., Minneapolis, MN, pp. 600-605, June 2006.

R. M. Powers and L. Y. Pao, "Power and Robustness of a Track-Loss Detector Based on Kolmogorov-Smirnov Tests," Proc. American Control Conf., Minneapolis, MN, pp. 3757-3764, June 2006.

V. Kulkarni, L. Y. Pao, and P. Falb, "Stability Multipliers for Memoryless Positive Nonlinearities: Parameterizations based on the Nonlinearity Graph," Proc. American Control Conf., Minneapolis, MN, pp. 74-81, June 2006.

D. A. Lawrence, L. Y. Pao, and S. Aphanuphong, " Unwarping Encoder Ripple in Low Cost Haptic Interfaces," Proc. 14th Int. Symp. Haptic Interfaces for Virtual Environments and Teleoperator Systems, IEEE Virtual Reality Conf., Arlington, VA, pp. 75-80, Mar. 2006.

N. L. Bernstein, D. A. Lawrence, and L. Y. Pao, "Sensor Modeling in Parallel Force Feedback Haptic Interfaces," Proc. 14th Int. Symp. Haptic Interfaces for Virtual Environments and Teleoperator Systems, IEEE Virtual Reality Conf., Arlington, VA, pp. 177-184, Mar. 2006.

R. M. Powers and L. Y. Pao, " Using Kolmogorov-Smirnov Tests to Detect Track-Loss in the Absence of Truth Data," Proc. IEEE Conf. Decision and Control, Seville, Spain, pp. 3097-3104, Dec. 2005.

V. Kulkarni, H. Zhong, and L. Y. Pao, "Robust Rejection of Periodic and Almost Periodic Disturbances," Proc. IFAC World Congress, Prague, Czech Republic, July 2005.

H. Zhong, V. Kulkarni, and L. Y. Pao, "Adaptive Control for Rejecting Disturbances with Time-Varying Frequencies in Tape Systems," Proc. American Control Conf., Portland, OR, pp. 533-538, June 2005.

V. Kulkarni and L. Y. Pao, "A Sensor Management Protocol for Tracking with Diverse Sensors," Proc. American Control Conf., Portland, OR, pp. 5015-5020, June 2005.

D. A. Lawrence, L. Y. Pao, and S. Aphanuphong, "Bow Spring/Tendon Actuation for Low Cost Haptic Interfaces," Proc. 1st Joint EuroHaptics Conf. and Symp. on Haptic Interfaces for Virtual Environments and Teleoperator Systems, Pisa, Italy, pp, 157-166, Mar. 2005. Recipient of the conference-wide Best Paper Award.

N. L. Bernstein, D. A. Lawrence, and L. Y. Pao, "Friction Modeling and Compensation for Haptic Interfaces," Proc. 1st Joint EuroHaptics Conf. and Symp. on Haptic Interfaces for Virtual Environments and Teleoperator Systems, Pisa, Italy, pp. 290-295, Mar. 2005.

K. E. Johnson, L. J. Fingersh, L. Y. Pao, and M. J. Balas, "Adaptive Torque Control of Variable Speed Wind Turbines for Increased Region 2 Energy Capture," Proc. ASME Wind Energy Symposium, Reno, NV, Jan. 2005.

R. M. Powers and L. Y. Pao, "Detecting Track-Loss for the Probabilistic Data Association Filter in the Absence of Truth Data," Proc. IEEE Conf. Decision and Control, Paradise Island, Bahamas, pp. 4316-4323, Dec. 2004.

K. E. Johnson, L. Y. Pao, M. J. Balas, V. Kulkarni, and L. J. Fingersh, "Stability Analysis of an Adaptive Torque Controller for Variable Speed Wind Turbines," Proc. IEEE Conf. Decision and Control, Paradise Island, Bahamas, pp. 4087-4094, Dec. 2004.

M. D. Baumgart and L. Y. Pao, "Robust Control of Tape Transport Systems with No Tension Sensor," Proc. IEEE Conf. Decision and Control, Paradise Island, Bahamas, pp. 4342-4349, Dec. 2004.

C. La-orpacharapan and L. Y. Pao, "Robust Shaped Time-Optimal Servomechanism control," Proc. Japan-USA Symposium on Flexible Automation, Denver, CO, July 2004.

M. Mallick, L. Y. Pao, and K. C. Chang, "Multiple Hypothesis Tracking Based Distributed Fusion Using Decorrelated Pseudo Measurement Sequences," Proc. American Control Conf., Boston, MA, pp. 4750-4751, June 2004.

C. La-orpacharapan and L. Y. Pao, "Nonlinear Control for Maneuvering Multiple Flexible Mode Systems," Proc. American Control Conf., Boston, MA, pp. 1176-1182, June 2004.

W. Khawsuk and L. Y. Pao, "Distributed Multi-sensor Multi-target Tracking with Feedback," Proc. American Control Conf., Boston, MA, pp. 5356-5362, June 2004.

M. Kalandros, L. Trailovic, L. Y. Pao, and Y. Bar-Shalom, "Tutorial on Multisensor Management and Fusion Algorithms for Target Tracking," Proc. American Control Conf., Boston, MA, pp. 4734-4748, June 2004.

V. Kulkarni, L. Y. Pao, and P. Falb, "Stability Multipliers for Stiction Nonlinearities," Proc. IFAC Symposium on Automatic Control in Aerospace, St. Petersburg, Russia, June 2004.

M. Mallick, S. Schmidt, L. Y. Pao, and K. C. Chang, "Out-of-sequence Track (OOST) Filtering Using the Decorrelated Pseudo Measurement Approach," Proc. SPIE, Vol. 5428, Orlando, FL, April 2004.

D. A. Lawrence, L. Y. Pao, A. C. White, and W. Xu, " Low Cost Actuator and Sensor for High-Fidelity Haptic Interfaces," Proc. 12th Int. Symp. Haptic Interfaces for Virtual Environments and Teleoperator Systems, IEEE Virtual Reality Conf., Chicago, IL, pp. 74-81, Mar. 2004. Recipient of the conference-wide Best Commercial Potential Award.

K. E. Johnson, L. J. Fingersh, M. J. Balas, and L. Y. Pao, "Methods for Increasing Region 2 Power Capture on a Variable Speed HAWT," Proc. Wind Energy Symposium, Reno, NV, pp. 103-113, Jan. 2004.

M. D. Baumgart and L. Y. Pao, " Robust Lyapunov-Based Feedback Control of Nonlinear Web-Winding Systems," Proc. IEEE Conf. Decision and Control, Maui, HI, pp. 6398-6405, Dec. 2003.

L. Trailovic and L. Y. Pao, " Position Error Modeling Using Gaussian Mixture Distributions with Application to Comparison of Tracking Algorithms," Proc. American Control Conf., Denver, CO, pp. 1272-1277, June 2003.

L. Y. Pao and R. M. Powers, " A Comparison of Several Different Approaches for Target Tracking with Clutter," Proc. American Control Conf., Denver, CO, pp. 3919-3924, June 2003.

C. La-orpacharapan and L. Y. Pao, " Shaped Time-Optimal Control for Disk Drive Systems with Back EMF, Slew Rate Limits, and Different Acceleration and Deceleration Rates," Proc. American Control Conf., Denver, CO, pp. 4788-4795, June 2003.

C. La-orpacharapan and L. Y. Pao, " Fast Seek Control for Flexible Disk Drive Systems with Back EMF and Inductance," Proc. American Control Conf., Denver, CO, pp. 3077-3082, June 2003.

W. Khawsuk and L. Y. Pao, " Decorrelated State Estimation for Distributed Tracking Using Multiple Sensors in Cluttered Environments," Proc. American Control Conf., Denver, CO, pp. 3208-3214, June 2003.

M. D. Baumgart and L. Y. Pao, " A Tension Observer for Nonlinear Web-Winding Systems with Air Entrainment," Proc. American Control Conf., Denver, CO, pp. 4149-4154, June 2003.

N. L. Bernstein, D. A. Lawrence, and L. Y. Pao, " Design of a Uniactuated Bimanual Haptic Interface," Proc. 11th Int. Symp. Haptic Interfaces for Virtual Environments and Teleoperator Systems, IEEE Virtual Reality Conf., Los Angeles, CA, Mar. 2003.

L. Trailovic and L. Y. Pao, " Variance Estimation and Ranking of Gaussian Mixture Distributions in Target Tracking Applications," Proc. IEEE Conf. Decision and Control, Las Vegas, NV, pp. 2195-2201, Dec. 2002.

C. La-orpacharapan and L. Y. Pao, " Shaped Control for Damped Flexible Structures with Friction and Slew Rate Limits," Proc. IEEE Conf. Decision and Control, Las Vegas, NV, pp. 3099-3105, Dec. 2002.

C. D. Lee, D. A. Lawrence, and L. Y. Pao, " Modeling of a 5-DOF Haptic Interface for Multivariable Force Control Design," Proc. IFAC Conf. Mechatronic Systems, Berkeley, CA, pp. 559-565, Dec. 2002.

M. D. Baumgart and L. Y. Pao, " Transient Control of Web-Winding Systems with Air Entrainment," Proc. IFAC Conf. Mechatronic Systems, Berkeley, CA, pp. 17-22, Dec. 2002.

C. La-orpacharapan and L. Y. Pao, "Shaped Phase-Plane Control for Flexible Structures with Friction," Proc. American Control Conf., Anchorage, AK, pp. 1911-1916, May 2002.

W. Khawsuk and L. Y. Pao, " Decorrelated State Estimation for Distributed Tracking of Interacting Targets in Cluttered Environments," Proc. American Control Conf., Anchorage, AK, pp. 899-904, May 2002.

C. F. Cutforth and L. Y. Pao, "Analysis and Design of an Adaptive Input Shaper for the Control of Flexible Structures," Proc. American Control Conf., Anchorage, AK, pp. 1903-1910, May 2002.

M. D. Baumgart and L. Y. Pao, " Discrete Time-Optimal Command Shapers and Controls for Multi-Input Multi-Output Systems," Proc. American Control Conf., Anchorage, AK, pp. 2279-2284, May 2002.

R. Y. Novoselov, D. A. Lawrence, and L. Y. Pao, " Haptic Rendering of Data on Unstructured Tetrahedral Grids," Proc. 10th Int. Symp. Haptic Interfaces for Virtual Environments and Teleoperator Systems, IEEE Virtual Reality Conf., Orlando, FL, pp. 193-200, Mar. 2002.

C. D. Lee, D. A. Lawrence, and L. Y. Pao, " Dynamic Modeling and Parameter Identification of a Parallel Haptic Interface," Proc. 10th Int. Symp. Haptic Interfaces for Virtual Environments and Teleoperator Systems, IEEE Virtual Reality Conf., Orlando, FL, pp. 172-179, Mar. 2002.

L. Trailovic and L. Y. Pao, " Computing Budget Allocation for Optimization of Sensor Processing Order in Sequential Multi-sensor Fusion Algorithms," Proc. American Control Conf., Arlington, VA, pp. 1841-1847, June 2001.

M. A. Lau and L. Y. Pao, " Comparison of Input Shaping and Time-Optimal Control of Flexible Structures," Proc. American Control Conf., Arlington, VA, pp. 1485-1490, June 2001. M. A. Lau was awarded the conference-wide Student Best Paper Award for this paper.

C. La-orpacharapan and L. Y. Pao, " Control of Flexible Structures with a Projected Phase-Plane Approach," Proc. American Control Conf., Arlington, VA, pp. 3817-3823, June 2001.

M. D. Baumgart and L. Y. Pao, " Cooperative Multi-Input Shaping for Arbitrary Inputs," Proc. American Control Conf., Arlington, VA, pp. 275-280, June 2001.

M. Kalandros and L. Y. Pao, " Sensor Management for Tracking Interacting Targets," Proc. Workshop on Estimation, Tracking, Fusion, and Control: A Tribute to Yaakov Bar-Shalom, Monterey, CA, pp. 221-248, May 2001.

R. Y. Novoselov, D. A. Lawrence, and L. Y. Pao, " Haptic Rendering of Data on Irregular Grids," Proc. ASME Dynamic Systems and Control Division, DSC-Vol. 69-2, pp. 1199-1206, Int. Mech. Engr. Cong. & Expo., Int. Mech. Engr. Cong. & Expo., Orlando, FL, Nov. 2000.

C. D. Lee, D. A. Lawrence, and L. Y. Pao, " A High-Bandwidth Force-Controlled Haptic Interface," Proc. ASME Dynamic Systems and Control Division, DSC-Vol. 69-2, pp. 1299-1308, Int. Mech. Engr. Cong. & Expo., Orlando, FL, Nov. 2000.

D. A. Lawrence, C. D. Lee, L. Y. Pao, and R. Y. Novoselov, " Shock and Vortex Visualization Using a Combined Visual/Haptic Interface," Proc. IEEE Visualization Conf., Salt Lake City, UT, pp. 131-137 and p. 548 (color plate), Oct. 2000.

M. K. Kalandros and L. Y. Pao, "The Effects of Data Association on Sensor Manager Systems," Proc. AIAA Guidance, Navigation, and Control Conf., Denver, CO, Aug. 2000.

C. F. Cutforth and L. Y. Pao, "Command Shaping Control for Vibration Reduction without Lengthening the Command," Proc. AIAA Guidance, Navigation, and Control Conf., Denver, CO, Aug. 2000.

L. Y. Pao and W. Khawsuk, " Determining Track Loss Without Truth Information for Distributed Target Tracking Applications," Proc. American Control Conf., Chicago, IL, pp. 4363-4367, June 2000.

M. A. Lau and L. Y. Pao, " Time-Optimal Commands with Specified Fuel Usage for Controlling Flexible Structures," Proc. American Control Conf., Chicago, IL, pp. 3058-3063, June 2000.

L. Y. Pao, " Strategies for Shaping Commands in the Control of Flexible Structures," Proc. Japan/USA/Vietnam Workshop on Research and Education in Systems, Computation, and Control Engineering, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, pp. 309-318, June 2000.

M. K. Kalandros, L. Y. Pao, and Y.C. Ho, " Randomization and Super-Heuristics in Choosing Sensor Sets in Target Tracking Applications," Proc. IEEE Conf. Decision and Control, Phoenix, AZ, pp. 1803-1808, Dec. 1999.

F. Infed, S. W. Brown, C. D. Lee, D. A. Lawrence, A. M. Dougherty, and L. Y. Pao, " Combined Visual/Haptic Rendering Modes for Scientific Visualization," Proc. ASME Dynamic Systems and Control Division, DSC-Vol. 67, pp. 93-99, Int. Mech. Engr. Cong. & Expo., Nashville, TN, Nov. 1999.

L. Y. Pao and L. Trailovic, " On the Order of Processing Sensor Information in Sequential Implementations of Fusion Algorithms," Proc. American Control Conf., San Diego, CA, pp. 2407-2411, June 1999.

L. Y. Pao and N. T. Baltz, " Control of Sensor Information in Distributed Multisensor Systems," Proc. American Control Conf., San Diego, CA, pp. 2397-2401, June 1999.

C. F. Cutforth and L. Y. Pao, " A Modified Method for Multiple Actuator Input Shaping," Proc. American Control Conf., San Diego, CA, pp. 66-70, June 1999.

C. F. Cutforth and L. Y. Pao, " An Analysis of Frequency-Domain Input Shaping Designs for Three-Mode Flexible Systems," Proc. American Control Conf., San Diego, CA, pp. 4388-4392, June 1999.

C. D. Lee, D. A. Lawrence, and L. Y. Pao, " Guaranteed Convergence Rates for Five Degree of Freedom In-Parallel Haptic Interface Kinematics," Proc. IEEE Int. Conf. Robotics and Automation, Detroit, MI, May 1999.

D. A. Lawrence, L. Y. Pao, A. M. Dougherty, Y. Pavlou, S. W. Brown, and S. A. Wallace, "Human Perceptual Thresholds of Friction in Haptic Interfaces," Proc. ASME Dynamic Systems and Control Division, DSC-Vol. 64, pp. 287-294, Int. Mech. Engr. Cong. & Expo., Anaheim, CA, Nov. 1998.

L. Y. Pao and M. A. Lau, "An Analysis of the Expected Residual Vibration of Input Shaping Designs," Proc. AIAA Guidance, Navigation, and Control Conf., Boston, MA, pp. 354-364, Aug. 1998.

L. Y. Pao and M. K. Kalandros, " The Effects of Delayed Sensor Requests on Sensor Manager Systems," Proc. AIAA Guidance, Navigation, and Control Conf., Boston, MA, pp. 1127-1135, Aug. 1998.

L. Y. Pao and M. A. Lau, " Input Shaping Designs to Account for Uncertainty in Both Frequency and Damping in Flexible Structures," Proc. American Control Conf., Philadelphia, PA, pp. 3070-3071, June 1998.

L. Y. Pao and C. F. Cutforth, " An Analysis and Comparison of Frequency-Domain and Time-Domain Input Shaping," Proc. American Control Conf., Philadelphia, PA, pp. 3072-3074, June 1998.

M. K. Kalandros and L. Y. Pao, " Controlling Target Estimate Covariance in Centralized Multisensor Systems," Proc. American Control Conf., Philadelphia, PA, pp. 2749-2753, June 1998.

L. Y. Pao and D. A. Lawrence, "Synergistic Visual/Haptic Computer Interfaces," Proc. Japan/USA/Vietnam Workshop on Research and Education in Systems, Computation, and Control Engineering, Hanoi, Vietnam, pp. 155-162, May 1998.

L. Y. Pao and M. K. Kalandros, "Algorithms for a Class of Distributed Architecture Tracking," Proc. American Control Conf., Albuquerque, NM, pp. 1434-1438, June 1997.

L. Y. Pao, T. N. Chang, and E. Hou, "Input Shaper Designs for Minimizing the Expected Level of Residual Vibration in Flexible Structures," Proc. American Control Conf., Albuquerque, NM, pp. 3542-3546, June 1997.

D. A. Lawrence, L. Y. Pao, M. A. Salada, A. M. Dougherty, "Quantitative Experimental Analysis of Transparency and Stability in Haptic Interfaces," Proc. ASME Dynamic Systems and Control Division, DSC-Vol. 58, pp. 441-449, Int. Mech. Engr. Cong. & Expo., Atlanta, GA, Nov. 1996.

W. E. Singhose and L. Y. Pao, "Comparison of Input Shaping Techniques for Speed-Critical Multi-Mode Flexible Systems," Proc. IEEE Conf. on Control Applications, Dearborn, MI, pp. 379-384, Sept. 1996.

N. C. Singer, L. Y. Pao, W. E. Singhose, and W. P. Seering, ``An Efficient Algorithm for the Generation of Multiple-Mode Input Shaping Sequences," Proc. IEEE Conf. on Control Applications, Dearborn, MI, pp. 373-378, Sept. 1996.

W. E. Singhose, L. Y. Pao, and W. P. Seering, "Time-Optimal Rest-to-Rest Slewing of Multi-Mode Flexible Spacecraft Using ZVD Robustness Constraints," Proc. AIAA Guidance, Navigation, and Control Conf., San Diego, CA, July 1996.

L. Y. Pao, "An Analysis of the Total Insensitivity of Input Shaping Designs," Proc. AIAA Guidance, Navigation, and Control Conf., San Diego, CA, July 1996.

L. Y. Pao and W. E. Singhose, "Unity-Magnitude Input Shapers and Their Relation to Time-Optimal Control," Proc. IFAC World Congress, Vol. A (Robotics, Components, and Instruments), San Francisco, CA, pp. 385-390, July 1996.

L. Y. Pao, "Input Shaping Design for Flexible Systems with Multiple Actuators," Proc. IFAC World Congress, Vol. P (Aerospace and Transportation Systems), San Francisco, CA, pp. 267-272, July 1996. Winner of the IFAC World Congress Young Author Prize.

C. W. Frei and L. Y. Pao, "Non-Simulation Performance Prediction Methods for Different Implementations of a Multisensor Fusion Algorithm," Proc. IFAC World Congress, Vol. J (Identification II and Discrete Event Systems), San Francisco, CA, pp. 269-274, July 1996.

L. Y. Pao and W. E. Singhose, "On the Equivalence of Minimum Time Input Shaping with Traditional Time-Optimal Control," Proc. IEEE Conf. on Control Applications, Albany, NY, pp. 1120-1125, Sept. 1995.

L. Y. Pao and W. E. Singhose, "A Comparison of Constant and Variable Amplitude Command Shaping Techniques for Vibration Reduction," Proc. IEEE Conf. on Control Applications, Albany, NY, pp. 875-881, Sept. 1995.

L. Y. Pao and C. W. Frei, "A Comparison of Parallel and Sequential Implementations of a Multisensor Fusion Algorithm," Proc. American Control Conf., Seattle, WA, pp. 1683-1687, June 1995.

L. Y. Pao, " Characteristics of the Time-Optimal Control of Flexible Structures with Damping," Proc. IEEE Conf. on Control Applications , Glasgow, Scotland, pp. 1299-1304, Aug. 1994.

L. Y. Pao, "Distributed Multisensor Fusion," Proc. AIAA Guidance, Navigation, and Control Conf., Scottsdale, AZ, pp. 82-91, Aug. 1994.

L. Y. Pao, "Multisensor Multitarget Mixture Reduction Algorithms for Tracking," Proc. AIAA Guidance, Navigation, and Control Conf., Monterey, CA, pp. 28-37, Aug. 1993.

S. D. O'Neil and L. Y. Pao, "Multisensor Fusion Algorithms for Tracking," Proc. American Control Conf., San Francisco, CA, pp. 859-863, June 1993.

L. Y. Pao and S. D. O'Neil, "Sensor Fusion Algorithms for Tracking Applications," Proc. IEEE Regional Conf. Aerospace Control Systems , Westlake Village, CA, May 1993.

L. Y. Pao and G. F. Franklin, "Robustness Studies of a Proximate Time-Optimal Controller," Proc. IEEE Conf. Decision and Control, Tucson, AZ, pp. 3559-3564, Dec. 1992.

L. Y. Pao and G. F. Franklin, "Design for Robust Controls Having Almost Minimum Time Response," Proc. American Control Conf., Chicago, IL, pp. 182-187, June 1992.

L. Y. Pao and G. F. Franklin, "Time-Optimal Control of Flexible Structures," Proc. IEEE Conf. Decision and Control, Honolulu, HI, pp. 2580-2581, Dec. 1990.

L. Y. Pao and T. H. Speeter, "Transformation of Human Hand Positions for Robotic Hand Control," Proc. IEEE Int. Conf. Robotics and Automation, Scottsdale, AZ, pp. 1758-1763, May 1989.