Lucy Y. Pao

Journal Papers

R. A. Braker and L. Y. Pao, "Proximate Time-Optimal Control of a Harmonic Oscillator," accepted for publication in the IEEE Trans. Automatic Control, expected to appear in the June 2018 issue.

F. Dunne and L. Y. Pao, "Optimal Blade Pitch Control with Realistic Preview Wind Measurements," Wind Energy, 19(12): 2153-2169, Dec. 2016.

E. Simley, N. Angelou, T. Mikkelsen, M. Sjoholm, J. Mann, and L. Y. Pao, "Characterization of Wind Velocities in the Upstream Induction Zone of a Wind Turbine using Scanning Continuous-Wave Lidars," J. Renewable and Sustainable Energy, 8(1), 013301, pp. 1-26, Jan. 2016.

P. Fleming, J. Aho, A. D. Buckspan, E. Ela, Y. Zhang, V. Gevorgian, A. Scholbrock, L. Pao, and R. Damiani, "Effects of Power Reserve Control on Wind Turbine Structural Loading," Wind Energy, 19(3): 453-469, Mar. 2016.

E. Simley and L. Y. Pao, "Evaluation of a Wind Speed Estimator for Hub-Height and Shear Components," Wind Energy, 19(1): 167-184, Jan. 2016.

P. M. O. Gebraad, F. W. Teeuwisse, J. W. van Wingerden, P. A. Fleming, S. D. Ruben, J. R. Marden, and L. Y. Pao, "Wind Plant Power Optimization through Yaw Control Using a Parametric Model for Wake Effects," Wind Energy, 19(1): 95-114, Jan. 2016.

D. Schlipf, E. Simley, F. Lemmer, L. Pao, P. W. Cheng, "Collective Pitch Feedforward Control of Floating Wind Turbines Using Lidar," J. Ocean and Wind Energy, 2(4): 223-230, Nov. 2015.

J. R. Marden, H. P. Young, and L. Y. Pao, "Achieving Pareto Optimality through Distributed Learning," SIAM J. Control & Optimization, 52(5): 2753-2770, Oct. 2014. Recipient of the 2015 SIAM Journal on Control and Optimization Best Paper Prize.

S. Shajiee, L. Y. Pao, and R. R. McLeod, "Optimizing the Layout of Heaters for Distributed Active De-icing of Wind Turbine Blades," Wind Engineering, Vol. 38(6): 587-600, Dec. 2014.

S. Shajiee, L. Y. Pao, and R. R. McLeod, "Monitoring Ice Accumulation and Active De-Icing Control of Wind Turbine Blades," chapter in Wind Turbine Control and Monitoring, Springer, Advances in Industrial Control series, edited by N. Luo, Y. Vidal, and L. Acho, 2014, ISBN 978-3-319-08412-1.

L. Y. Pao, "Active Power Control of Wind Power Plants for Grid Integration," article in Encyclopedia of Systems and Control, edited by J. Baillieul and T. Samad, DOI 10.1007/978-1-4471-5102-9_272-1, Springer-Verlag London 2014.

I. P. Girsang, J. S. Dhupia, E. Muljadi, M. Singh, and L. Y. Pao, "Gearbox and Drivetrain Models to Study Dynamic Effects of Modern Wind Turbines," IEEE Trans. Industry Applications, 50(6): 3777-3786, Nov. 2014.

E. Simley, L. Y. Pao, R. Frehlich, B. Jonkman, and N. Kelley. "Analysis of Light Detection and Ranging Wind Speed Measurements for Wind Turbine Control," Wind Energy, 17(3): 413-433, March 2014.

N. Bernstein, D. A. Lawrence, and L. Y. Pao. "Dynamics Modeling for Parallel Haptic Interfaces with Force Sensing and Control," IEEE Trans. Haptics, 6(4): 429-439, Oct.-Dec. 2013.

J. Aho, A. D. Buckspan, F. Dunne, and L. Y. Pao, "Controlling Wind Energy for Utility Grid Reliability," ASME Dynamic Systems and Control Magazine, 1(3): 4-12, Sept. 2013.

J. R. Marden, S. D. Ruben, and L. Y. Pao. "A Model-Free Approach to Wind Farm Control using Game Theoretic Methods," IEEE Trans. Control Systems Technology, 21(4): 1207-1214, July 2013.

J. A. Butterworth, L. Y. Pao, and D. Y. Abramovitch. "Analysis and Comparison of Three Discrete-Time Feedforward Model-Inverse Control Techniques for Nonminimum-Pase Systems," Mechatronics, 22(5): 577-587, Aug. 2012.

J. A. Butterworth, L. Y. Pao, and D. Y. Abramovitch. "A Discrete-Time Single-Parameter Combined Feedforward/Feedback Adaptive-Delay Algorithm with Applications to Piezo-Based Raster Tracking," IEEE Trans. Control Systems Technology, 20(2): 416-423, March 2012.

V. V. Kulkarni, L. Y. Pao, and M. Safonov. "On Stability Analysis of Systems Featuring a Multiplicative Combination of Nonlinear and Linear Time-Invariant Feedback," Int. J. Robust and Nonlinear Control, 21(18): 2101-2108, Dec. 2011.

J. Laks, L. Y. Pao, A. D. Wright, N. Kelley, and B. Jonkman. "The Use of Preview Wind Measurements for Blade Pitch Control," IFAC J. Mechatronics, 21(4): 668-681, June 2011.

F. Dunne, L. Y. Pao, A. D. Wright, B. Jonkman, and N. Kelley. "Adding Feedforward Blade Pitch Control to Standard Feedback Controllers for Load Mitigation in Wind Turbines," IFAC J. Mechatronics, 21(4): 682-690, June 2011.

L. Y. Pao and K. E. Johnson, "Control of Wind Turbines: Approaches, Challenges, and Recent Developments," IEEE Control Systems Magazine, 31(2): 44-62, April 2011. Recipient of the 2012 IEEE Control Systems Magazine Outstanding Paper Award.

V. V. Kulkarni, L. Y. Pao, and M. G. Safonov, "Positivity Preservation Properties of the Rantzer Multipliers," IEEE Trans. Automatic Control, 56(1): 190-194, Jan. 2011.

B. P. Rigney, L. Y. Pao, and D. A. Lawrence. " Nonminimum Phase Adaptive Inverse Control for Settle Performance Applications," IFAC J. Mechatronics, 20(1): 35-44, Feb. 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 Kluveromycetes Lactis," Bioinformatics, Vol. 11, Suppl. 1, Jan. 2010.

B. P. Rigney, L. Y. Pao, and D. A. Lawrence. "Nonminimum Phase Dynamic Inversion for Settle Time Applications," IEEE Trans. Control Systems Technology, 17(5): 989-1005, Sept. 2009.

Jeffrey A. Butterworth, L. Y. Pao, and D. Y. Abramovitch. "A Comparison of Control Architectures for Atomic Force Microscopes," Asian J. Control, 11(2): 175-181, March 2009. Among "most cited" Asian Journal of Control papers.

V. Yousefzadeh, A. Babazadeh, B. Ramachandran, E. Alarcon, L. Pao, and D. Maksimovic. "Proximate Time-Optimal Digital Control for Synchronous Buck DC-DC Converters," IEEE Trans. Power Electronics, 23(4): 2018-2026, July 2008.

M. D. Baumgart and L. Y. Pao. "Discrete Time-Optimal Command Shaping," Automatica, 43(8): 1403-1409, Aug. 2007.

M. D. Baumgart and L. Y. Pao. "Robust Control of Nonlinear Web-Winding Systems with and without Tension Sensors," ASME J. Dynamic Systems, Measurement, and Control, 129(1): 41-55, Jan. 2007.

K. E. Johnson, L. Y. Pao, M. J. Balas, and L. J. Fingersh. "Control of Variable Speed Wind Turbines: Standard and Adaptive Techniques for Maximizing Energy Capture," IEEE Control Systems Magazine, 26(3): 70-81, June 2006.

C. La-orpacharapan and L. Y. Pao. "Fast and Robust Control of Systems with Multiple Flexible Modes," IEEE/ASME Trans. Mechatronics, 10(5): 521-534, Oct. 2005.

L. Trailovic and L. Y. Pao. "Variance Estimation and Ranking of Target Tracking Position Errors Modeled Using Gaussian Mixture Distributions," Automatica, 41(8): 1433-1438, Aug. 2005.

M. D. Baumgart and L. Y. Pao. "Time-Optimal Control of Web-Winding Systems with Air Entrainment," IEEE/ASME Trans. Mechatronics, 10(3): 257-262, June 2005.

M. Kalandros and L. Y. Pao. "Covariance Control Strategies for Reducing Bias Effects in Interacting Target Scenarios," IEEE Trans. Aerospace Electronic Systems, 41(1): 153-173, Jan. 2005.

  • L. Y. Pao. "Research in Control Systems, Sensor Fusion, and Haptic Interfaces," Acta Automatica Sinica, 31(1): 75-83, Jan. 2005.
  • K. E. Johnson, L. Fingersh, M. Balas, and L. Y. Pao. "Methods for Increasing Region 2 Power Capture on a Variable Speed HAWT," ASME J. Solar Energy Engineering, 126(4): 1092-1100, Nov. 2004.

    D. A. Lawrence, L. Y. Pao, C. D. Lee, and R. Y. Novoselov. " Synergistic Visual/Haptic Rendering Modes for Scientific Visualization," IEEE Computer Graphics and Applications, 24(6): 22-30, Nov.-Dec. 2004.

    C. D. Lee, D. A. Lawrence, L. Y. Pao. "Isotropic Force Control for Haptic Interfaces," Control Engineering Practice, 12(11): 1423-1436, Nov. 2004.

    M. Kalandros and L. Y. Pao. "Covariance Control for Sensor Management in Cluttered Tracking Environments," AIAA J. Guidance, Control, and Dynamics, 27(3): 493-496, May-June 2004.

    C. F. Cutforth and L. Y. Pao. "Adaptive Input Shaping Techniques for Maneuvering Flexible Structures," Automatica, 40(4): 685-693, April 2004.

    L. Y. Pao and C. La-orpacharapan. "Shaped Time-Optimal Feedback Controllers for Flexible Structures," ASME J. Dynamic Systems, Measurement, and Control, 126(1): 173-186, Mar. 2004.

    C. La-orpacharapan and L. Y. Pao. "Shaped Phase-Plane Feedback Control for Disk Drive Systems," IEEE Trans. Magnetics, 40(1): 85-96, Jan. 2004.

    L. Trailovic and L. Y. Pao. "Computing Budget Allocation for Efficient Ranking and Selection of Variances with Application to Target Tracking Algorithms," IEEE Trans. Automatic Control, 49(1): 58-67, Jan. 2004.

    L. Y. Pao and C. F. Cutforth. "On Frequency-Domain and Time-Domain Input Shaping for Multi-mode Flexible Structures," ASME J. Dynamic Systems, Measurement, and Control, 125(3): 494-497, Sept. 2003.

    M. A. Lau and L. Y. Pao. "Input Shaping and Time-Optimal Control of Flexible Structures," Automatica, 39(5): 893-900, May 2003.

    C. F. Cutforth and L. Y. Pao. "Control Using Equal Length Shaped Commands to Reduce Vibration," IEEE Trans. Control Systems Technology, 11(1): 62-72, Jan. 2003.

    M. Kalandros and L. Y. Pao. "Covariance Control for Multisensor Systems," IEEE Trans. Aerospace Electronic Systems, 38(4): 1138-1157, Oct. 2002.

    M. A. Lau and L. Y. Pao. "Characteristics of Time-Optimal Commands for Flexible Structures with Limited Fuel Usage," J. Guidance, Control, and Dynamics, 25(2): 222-231, Mar.-Apr. 2002.

    D. A. Lawrence, L. Y. Pao, A. M. Dougherty, M. A. Salada, and Y. Pavlou. "Rate-Hardness: A New Performance Metric for Haptic Interfaces," IEEE Trans. Robotics and Automation, 16(4): 357-371, Aug. 2000.

    L. Y. Pao and L. Trailovic. "The Optimal Order of Processing Sensor Information in Sequential Multisensor Fusion Algorithms," IEEE Trans. Automatic Control, 45(8): 1532-1536, Aug. 2000.

    L. Y. Pao and M. A. Lau. "Robust Input Shaper Control Design for Parameter Variations in Flexible Structures," ASME J. Dynamic Systems, Measurement, and Control, 122(1): 63-70, March 2000.

    L. Y. Pao and M. A. Lau. "The Expected Residual Vibration of Traditional and Hybrid Input Shaping Designs," J. Guidance, Control, and Dynamics, 22(1): 162-165, Jan.-Feb. 1999.

    L. Y. Pao. "Multi-Input Shaping Design for Vibration Reduction," Automatica, 35(1): 81-89, Jan. 1999.

    L. Y. Pao and W. E. Singhose. "Robust Minimum Time Control of Flexible Structures," Automatica, 34(2): 229-236, Feb. 1998.

    C. W. Frei and L. Y. Pao. "Alternatives to Monte Carlo Simulation Evaluations of Two Multisensor Fusion Algorithms," Automatica, 34(1): 103-110, Jan. 1998.

    L. Y. Pao. "An Analysis of the Frequency, Damping, and Total Insensitivities of Input Shaping Designs," J. Guidance, Control, and Dynamics, 20(5): 909-915, Sept.-Oct. 1997.

    L. Y. Pao and W. E. Singhose. "Verifying Robust Time-Optimal Commands for Multi-Mode Flexible Spacecraft," J. Guidance, Control, and Dynamics, 20(4): 831-833, July-Aug. 1997.

    W. E. Singhose and L. Y. Pao. "A Comparison of Input Shaping and Time-Optimal Flexible-Body Control," Control Engineering Practice, 5(4): 459-467, Apr. 1997.

    W. E. Singhose, L. Y. Pao, and W. P. Seering. "Slewing Multimode Flexible Spacecraft with Zero Derivative Robustness Constraints," J. Guidance, Control, and Dynamics, 20(1): 204-206, Jan.-Feb. 1997.

    L. Y. Pao. "A Measurement Reconstruction Approach for Distributed Multisensor Fusion," J. Guidance, Control, and Dynamics, 19(4): 842-847, July-Aug. 1996.

    L. Y. Pao. "Minimum-Time Control Characteristics of Flexible Structures," J. Guidance, Control, and Dynamics, 19(1): 123-129, Jan.-Feb. 1996.

    L. Y. Pao. "Multisensor Multitarget Mixture Reduction Algorithms for Tracking," J. Guidance, Control, and Dynamics, 17(6): 1205-1211, Nov.-Dec. 1994.

    L. Y. Pao. "Centralized Multisensor Fusion Algorithms for Tracking Applications," Control Engineering Practice, 2(5): 875-887, Oct. 1994.

    L. Y. Pao and G. F. Franklin. "The Robustness of a Proximate Time-Optimal Controller," IEEE Trans. Automatic Control, 39(9): 1963-1966, Sept. 1994.

    L. Y. Pao and G. F. Franklin. "Proximate Time-Optimal Control of Third-Order Servomechanisms," IEEE Trans. Automatic Control, 38(4): 560-580, April 1993.

    L. Y. Pao and G. F. Franklin. "A Comparative Study of Proximate Time-Optimal Controllers for Type-2 Third-Order Servomechanisms," ASME Advances in Information Storage Systems, Vol. 4, pp. 317-328, 1992.