Dr. Aman Behal

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Publications and Presentations

  • Books
    1. A. Behal, W. E. Dixon, D. M. Dawson, and B. Xian, Lyapunov-Based Control of Robotic Systems, CRC Press, 2009, ISBN 0-8493-7025-6.

    2. W. E. Dixon, A. Behal, D. M. Dawson, and S. Nagarkatti, Nonlinear Control of Engineering Systems, Birkhauser, May 2003, ISBN 0-8176-4265-5.

    3. W. E. Dixon, D. M. Dawson, E. Zergeroglu, and A. Behal, Nonlinear Control of Wheeled Mobile Robots, Prentice-Hall, 2001, ISBN 1-85233-414-2.

  • Refereed Journal Papers
    1. D.-J. Kim, Z. Wang, N. Paperno, and A. Behal, "System Design and Implementation of UCF- MANUS - An Intelligent Assistive Robotic Manipulator," IEEE/ASME Trans. on Mechatronics, available online, 2012.

    2. K. Zhang, Z. Wang, A. Behal, and P. Marzocca, "A Continuous Robust Control Strategy for the Active Aeroelastic Vibration Suppression of Supersonic Lifting Surfaces," International Journal of Aeronautical and Space Science, vol. 13, no. 2, pp. 210-220, June 2012.

    3. Z. Wang, A. Behal, and P. Marzocca, "Continuous Robust Control for Two-Dimensional Airfoils with Leading- and Trailing-Edge Flaps," AIAA Journal of Guidance, Control, and Dynamics, vol. 35, no. 2, pp. 510-519, March-April 2012.

    4. K. Zhang, Z. Wang, A. Behal, and P. Marzocca, "A Continuous Robust Control Strategy for the Active Aeroelastic Vibration Suppression of Supersonic Lifting Surfaces," International Journal of Aeronautical and Space Sciences, vol. 13, no. 2, pp. 210-220, June 2012.

    5. D.-J. Kim, R. Hazlett, H. Godfrey, G. Rucks, T. Cunningham, D. Portee, J. Bricout, and A. Behal, "How Autonomy Impacts Performance and Satisfaction: Results from a Study with Spinal Cord Injured Subjects using an Assistive Robot," IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics - Part A: Systems and Humans, vol. 42, no. 1, pp. 2-14, January 2012.

    6. K. Tsui, D.-J. Kim, A. Behal, D. Kontak, and H. Yanco, ""I Want That": Human-in-the-Loop Control of a Wheelchair-Mounted Robotic Arm," Applied Bionics and Biomechanics: Special Issue on Assistive and Rehabilitation Robotics, vol. 8, no. 1, pp. 127-147, 2011.

    7. D.-J. Kim, Z. Wang, and A. Behal, "Motion Segmentation and Control Design for UCF-MANUS - An Intelligent Assistive Robotic Manipulator," IEEE/ASME Transactions on Mechatronics, accepted, to appear, 2011.

    8. Z. Wang, A. Behal, and P. Marzocca, "Model-Free Control Design for MIMO Aeroelastic System Subject to External Disturbance," AIAA Journal of Guidance, Control, and Dynamics, vol. 34, no. 2, pp. 446-458, March-April 2011.

    9. Z. Wang, A. Behal, and P. Marzocca, "Adaptive and Robust Aeroelastic Control of Nonlinear Lifting Surfaces with Single/Multiple Control Surfaces: A Review," International Journal of Aeronautical and Space Science, vol. 11, no. 4, pp. 285-302, December 2010.

    10. G. Hu, W. MacKunis, N. Gans, W. E. Dixon, J. Chen, A. Behal, and D. Dawson, "Homography-Based Visual Servo Control with Imperfect Camera Calibration", IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, vol. 5, no. 11, pp. 2164-2169, November 2008.

    11. A. Behal, J. Chen, and D. Dawson, “A Novel Path Planning and Control Framework for Passive Resistance Therapy with a Robot Manipulator”, International Journal of Systems Science, vol. 39. no. 6, pp. 639-653, June 2008.

    12. J. Chen, A. Behal, and D.M. Dawson, “Robust Feedback Control for a Class of Uncertain MIMO Nonlinear Systems”, IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, vol. 53, no. 2, pp. 591-596, March 2008.

    13. V.K. Chitrakaran, A. Behal, D.M. Dawson, and I.D. Walker, “Setpoint Regulation of Continuum Robots Using a Fixed Camera”, Robotica, vol. 25, no. 5, pp. 581-586, September 2007.

    14. J. Chen, D. M. Dawson, W. E. Dixon, and A. Behal, “Adaptive Homography-Based Visual Servo Tracking for a Fixed Camera Configuration with a Camera-in-Hand Extension”, IEEE Transactions on Control Systems Technology, vol. 13, no. 5, pp.814-825, Sept. 2005.

    15. A. Behal, P. Setlur, W. Dixon, and D. M. Dawson, “Adaptive Position and Orientation Regulation for the Camera-in-Hand Problem”, Journal of Robotic Systems, vol. 22, no. 9, pp. 457-473, Sept. 2005.

    16. W. E. Dixon, D. M. Dawson, E. Zergeroglu, and A. Behal, “Adaptive Tracking Control of a Wheeled Mobile Robot via an Uncalibrated Camera System”, IEEE Transactions on Man, Systems, and Cybernetics - Part B: Cybernetics, vol. 31, no. 3, pp. 341-352, 2001.

    17. E. Zergeroglu, D. M. Dawson, M. de Queiroz, and A. Behal, “Vision-based Nonlinear Tracking Controllers in the Presence of Parametric Uncertainty”, IEEE/ASME Transactions on Mechatronics, vol. 6, no. 3, pp. 322-337, Sept. 2001.

    18. E. Zergeroglu, W. E. Dixon, A. Behal, and D. M. Dawson, “Adaptive Set-Point Control of Robotic Manipulators with Amplitude-Limited Control Inputs”, Robotica, vol. 18, no. 2, pp. 171-181, 2000.

    19. M. Feemster, D. Dawson, A. Behal, and W. Dixon, “Tracking Control in the Presence of Nonlinear Dynamic Frictional Effects: Robot Extension,” Asian Journal of Control, vol. 1, no. 3, pp. 153-168, 1999.

    20. E. Zergeroglu, W. E. Dixon, D. M. Dawson, and A. Behal, “Lyapunov-Based Set-Point Control of the Acrobot”, International Journal of Robotics and Automation, vol. 14, no. 4, pp. 161-170, 1999.

    21. V. Thakore, A. Behal, P. Molnar, D.C. Leistritz, and J.J. Hickman, “Nanoscale Nonlinear Dynamic Characterization of the Neuron-Electrode Junction” Journal of Computational and Theoretical Nanoscience, accepted, to appear.

    22. V.M. Rao, A.K. Jain, K.K. Reddy, and A. Behal, “Nonlinear Control of a Single Phase Unity Power Factor Rectifier: Design, Analysis, and Experimental Results”, IEEE Transactions on Control Systems Technology, accepted, to appear.

    23. V.M. Rao, A. Behal, A. K. Jain, and K. K. Reddy, “Experimental Comparison of Digital Control Techniques for Single Phase Power Factor Correction,” IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, vol. 67, no. 1, pp. 67-78, January 2008.

    24. K.K. Reddy, J. Chen, A. Behal, and P. Marzocca, “Multi-Input/Multi-Output Adaptive Output Feedback Control Design for Aeroelastic Vibration Suppression”, AIAA Journal of Guidance, Control, and Dynamics, Vol. 30, No. 4, pp. 1040-1048, July-August 2007.

    25. A. Behal, A. K. Jain, and K. Joshi, “Observers for a Special Class of Bilinear Systems: Design and Application”, IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, vol. 51, no. 11, pp. 1854-1858, November 2006.

    26. V. M. Rao, A. Behal, P. Marzocca, and C.M. Rubillo, “Adaptive Aeroelastic Vibration Suppression of a Supersonic Airfoil with Flap”, Aerospace Science and Technology, vol. 10, no. 4, pp. 309-315, May 2006.

    27. A. Behal, V. M. Rao, P. Marzocca, and M. Kamaludeen, “Adaptive Control for a Nonlinear Wing Section with Multiple Flaps”, AIAA Journal of Guidance, Control,and Dynamics, vol. 29, no. 3, pp. 744-749, May-June 2006.

    28. A. K. Jain, K. Joshi, A. Behal, and N. Mohan , “Voltage Regulation with STATCOMs: Modeling, Control and Results”, IEEE Transactions on Power Delivery, vol. 21, no. 2, pp. 726-735, April 2006.

    29. A. Behal, P. Marzocca, V. M. Rao, and A. Gnann, “Nonlinear Adaptive Model Free Control of an Aeroelastic 2-D Lifting Surface”, AIAA Journal of Guidance, Control, and Dynamics, vol. 29, no. 2, pp. 382-390, March-April 2006.

    30. A. K. Jain, A. Behal, X. Zhang, D. M. Dawson, and N. Mohan, “Nonlinear Controllers for Fast Voltage Regulation using STATCOMs”, IEEE Transactions on Control Systems Technology, vol. 12, no. 6, pp. 827-842, Nov. 2004.

    31. A. Behal, M. Feemster, D.M. Dawson, and D. Haste, “An Improved Indirect Field Oriented Controller for the Induction Motor”, IEEE Transactions on Control Systems Technology, vol. 11, no. 2, pp. 248-252, March 2003.

    32. A. Behal, D. M. Dawson, E. Zergeroglu, and Y. Fang, “Nonlinear Tracking Control of an Underactuated Spacecraft”, AIAA Journal of Guidance, Control and Dynamics, Vol. 25, No. 5, pp. 979-985, Sep-Oct 2002.

    33. A. Behal, W. Dixon, D.M. Dawson, and Y. Fang, “Tracking and Regulation Control of an Underactuated Surface Vessel with Nonintegrable Dynamics”, IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, vol. 47, no. 3, pp. 495-500, March 2002.

    34. A. Behal, M. Feemster, D. M. Dawson, and A. Mangal, “Partial State Feedback Control of Induction Motors with Magnetic Saturation: Elimination of Flux Measurements”, Automatica, vol. 38, no. 2, pp. 191-203, February 2002.

    35. M. Feemster, P. Aquino, D. M. Dawson, and A. Behal, “Sensorless Rotor Velocity Tracking Control for Induction Motors”, IEEE Transactions on Control Systems Technology, vol. 9, no. 4, pp. 645-653, July 2001.

    36. M. Feemster, D. M. Dawson, P. Aquino, and A. Behal, “A Global Exponential Output-Feedback Controller for Induction Motors”, Asian Journal of Control, vol. 2, no. 4, pp. 230-242, December 2000.

    37. P. Aquino, M. Feemster, D. M. Dawson and A. Behal, “Adaptive Partial State Feedback Control of the Induction Motor: Elimination of Rotor Flux and Rotor Velocity Measurements”, International Journal of Adaptive Control and Signal Processing, vol. 14, pp. 83-108, 2000.

  • Invited Conference Papers
    1. D.-J. Kim, R. Hazlett, H. Godfrey, G. Rucks, D. Portee, J. Bricout, T. Cunningham, and A. Behal, "On the Relationship between Autonomy, Performance, and Satisfaction: Lessons from a Three-Week User Study with post-SCI Patients using a Smart 6DOF Assistive Robotic Manipulator," IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, May 3-8, 2010, Anchorage, AK, USA, pp. 217-222.

    2. M. Feemster, D. M. Dawson, A. Behal, and W. Dixon, “Tracking Control in the Presence of Nonlinear Dynamic Frictional Effects: Robot Extension”, Proc. of the IEEE Conference on Control Applications, Kohala, HI, pp. 1169-1174, August 1999.

    3. P. Setlur, A. Behal, W. Dixon, and D. M. Dawson, “Adaptive Position and Orientation Regulation for the Camera-in-Hand Problem”, 2001 International Symposium on Adaptive and Intelligent Systems and Control, Arlington, VA, June 2001.

  • Regular Conference Papers
    1. Z. Wang, D.-J. Kim, and A. Behal, "An Optimization-based Approach for Design and Analysis of Stable 2.5D Visual Servoing under Sensor and Actuator Constraints", IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Atlanta, GA, Dec 2010, accepted, to appear.

    2. R. Hazlett, Dae-Jin Kim, H. Godfrey, J. Bricout, and A. Behal, "Exploring Learning Heuristics for Adopting New Technology to Assist with Activities of Daily Living (ADL): Results of Qualitative Analysis using Nvivo 8 Software," Florida Conference on Recent Advances in Robotics, Jacksonville, FL, May 20-21, 2010.

    3. Z. Wang, J. Chen, and A. Behal, "Robust Adaptive Control Design for a Class of Uncertain MIMO Nonlinear Systems," IEEE Multi-conference on Systems and Control, Yokohama, Japan, Sep. 2010, accepted, to appear.

    4. D.-J. Kim, R. Lovelett, Z. Wang, and A. Behal, "A Region-Based Switching Scheme for Practical Visual Servoing under Limited FOV and Dynamically Changing Features", 2009 IASTED 14th International Conference on Robotics and Applications, Nov 4-6, 2009, Cambridge, MA, USA, CD ISBN: 978-0-88986-813-7.

    5. Z. Wang, D.-J. Kim, and A. Behal, "A Two-level Particle Filter Approach to Range Estimation using an Eye-in-Hand Configured Single Camera", 2009 IASTED 14th International Conference on Robotics and Applications, Oct 11-15, 2009, Cambridge, MA, USA, CD ISBN: 978-0-88986-813-7.

    6. D.-J. Kim, R. Lovelett, and A. Behal, "An Empirical Study with Simulated ADL Tasks using a Vision-Guided Assistive Robot Arm", 2009 IEEE 11th International Conference on Rehabilitation Robotics, Kyoto, Japan , June 23-26, 2009.

    7. Dae-Jin Kim, A. Behal, and R. Lovelett, "Eye-in-Hand Stereo Visual Servoing of an Assistive Robot Arm in Unstructured Environments", 2009 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, May 12 - 17, 2009, Kobe, Japan.

    8. Dae-Jin Kim and A. Behal, "Human-in-the-Loop Control of an Assistive Robotic Arm in Unstructured Environments for Spinal Cord Injured Users",presented as a late breaking abstract at the 4th ACM/IEEE International Conference on Human Robot Interaction, San Diego, March 2009.

    9. G.D. Fulk, M.J. Frick, A. Behal, and M. Ludwig, “A Wheelchair Mounted Robotic Arm for Individuals with Multiple Sclerosis: A Pilot Study”, Combined Sections Meeting of the American Physical Therapy Association, Las Vegas, NV, Feb. 2009, accepted, to appear.

    10. M. Hernandez, S. Echeverry, R. Guerra, D. Kim, C. Hamilton, and A. Behal, “User-Guided Vision-Based Control of a Wheelchair Mounted Assistive Robotic Arm in an Unstructured Environment”, the RESNA 2008 Annual Conference, Arlington, VA, PSUN23(RESNA-CP-051-2008), June 26-30, 2008.

    11. V.M. Rao, K.K. Reddy, A. Behal, and A.K. Jain, “Modeling, Control, and Experimental Results for a Single Phase One Quadrant Unity Power Factor Rectifier”, Proc. of the IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, San Diego, CA, pp. 6223-6228, December 2006.

    12. V.M. Rao, R. Sadagopan, A.K. Jain, and A. Behal, “Digital Implementation of a Nonlinear Controller for a Unity Power Factor Rectifier: Simulation and Experiments”, Proc. of the American Control Conference, Minneapolis, MN, pp. 3457-3462, June 2006.

    13. J. Chen, A. Behal, and D.M. Dawson, “Adaptive Output Feedback Control for a Class of MIMO Nonlinear Systems” Proc. of the American Control Conference, Minneapolis, MN, pp. 5300-5305, June 2006.

    14. X. Zhang, A. Behal, D.M. Dawson, and B. Xian, “Output Feedback Control for a Class of Uncertain MIMO Nonlinear Systems With Non-Symmetric Input Gain Matrix”, Proc. of the IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Seville, Spain, pp. 7762-7767, December 2005.

    15. V.M. Rao, A. Behal, and P. Marzocca, “Hierarchical Adaptive Controller for a Nonlinear Aeroelastic Wing Section with Multiple Control Surfaces”, Proc. of the IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Seville, Spain, pp. 2487-2492, December 2005.

    16. V. M. Rao, A. Behal, and P. Marzocca, “Adaptive Aeroelastic Control of a Supersonic Wing Section with Flap”, AIAA Guidance, Navigation, and Control Conference and Exhibit, San Francisco, CA, AIAA 2005-6250, pp. 1-26, Aug. 2005.

    17. A. K. Jain, K. Joshi, A. Behal, and N. Mohan, “Modeling and Nonlinear Control of STATCOMs for Fast Voltage Regulation”, Proc. of the American Control Conference, Portland, Oregon, pp. 1295-1300, June 2005.

    18. K. Joshi, A. Behal, A. K. Jain, and R. Sadagopan, “Observers for a Special Class of Bilinear Systems: Design, Analysis, and Application”, Proc. of the American Control Conference, Portland, Oregon, pp. 4808-4813, June 2005.

    19. X. Zhang, A. Behal, D.M. Dawson, and J. Chen, “A Novel Passive Path Following Controller for a Rehabilitation Robot”, Proc. of the IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Paradise Island, Bahamas, pp. 5374-5379, December 2004.

    20. K. Joshi, A. Behal, A. K. Jain, and N. Mohan, “A Comparative Study of Control Strategies for Fast Voltage Regulation with STATCOMs”, Industrial Electronics Society Annual Conference (IECON), 2004, Pusan, Korea, pp. 1-6, November 2004.

    21. A. Behal, P. Marzocca, D.M. Dawson, and A. Lonkar, “Nonlinear Adaptive Model Free Control of an Aeroelastic 2-D Lifting Surface”, AIAA Guidance, Navigation, and Control Conference and Exhibit, Providence, RI, CD-ROM 15, AIAA 2004-5227, pp. 1-16, Aug. 2004.

    22. C. Vilas, A. Behal, and D. Dawson, “Setpoint Regulation of Continuum Robots Using a Fixed Camera”, Proc. of the American Control Conference, Boston, MA, June 2004.

    23. A. K. Jain, A. Behal, and N. Mohan, “Nonlinear Controller for a Single Phase One Quadrant Unity Power Factor Rectifier”, Proc. of the IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Maui, Hawaii, pp. 3876-3881, December 2003.

    24. J. Chen, A. Behal, D. M. Dawson, and W.E. Dixon, “Adaptive Visual Servoing in the Presence of Intrinsic Calibration Uncertainty”, Proc. of the IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, pp. 5396-5401, Maui, Hawaii USA, December, 2003.

    25. A. K. Jain, A. Behal, and N. Mohan, “System Modeling and Control Design for Fast Voltage Regulation Using STATCOMs”, Industrial Electronics Society Annual Conference (IECON), 2003, Roanoke, VA, CD-ROM, pp. 1-6.

    26. J.Chen, D. M. Dawson, W. E. Dixon, and A. Behal, “Adaptive Homography-Based Visual Servo Tracking”, Proceedings of the 2003 IEEE International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, Las Vegas, Nevada, October 2003, pp. 230-235.

    27. J. Chen, A. Behal, D. M. Dawson, and Y. Fang, “2.5D Visual Servoing with a Fixed Camera”, Proc. of the American Control Conference, Denver, CO, pp. 3442-3447, June 2003.

    28. Y. Fang, A. Behal, W.E. Dixon, and D. M. Dawson, “Adaptive 2.5D Visual Servoing of Kinematically Redundant Robot Manipulators”, Proc. of the IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Las Vegas, NV, pp. 2860-2865, December 2002.

    29. A. Behal, D. M. Dawson, V. Jogurupati, and J. Hickman, “Integrated Simulations for the Stretch Reflex Arc”, SAB 2002 Workshop on Motor Control in Humans and Robots, Edinburgh, pp. 5-12, August 2002.

    30. A. Behal, D. M. Dawson, E. Zergeroglu, and Y. Fang, “Nonlinear Tracking Control of an Underactuated Spacecraft”, Proc. of the American Control Conference, Anchorage, AK, pp. 4684-4689, May 2002.

    31. A. Behal, D. M. Dawson, X. Bin, and P. Setlur, “Adaptive Tracking Control of Underactuated Surface Vessels”, Proc. of the Conference on Control Applications, Mexico City, Mexico, pp. 645-650, September 2001.

    32. A. Behal, B. Costic, D. M. Dawson, and Y. Fang, “Nonlinear Control of Magnetic Bearing in the Presence of Sinusoidal Disturbance”, Proc. of the American Control Conference, Arlington, VA, pp. 3636-3641, June 2001.

    33. A. Behal, W. E. Dixon, D. M. Dawson, and Y. Fang, “Tracking and Regulation Control of an Underactuated Surface Vessel with Nonintegrable Dynamics”, Proc. of the IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Sydney, Australia, pp. 2150-2155, Dec. 2000.

    34. A. Behal, M. Feemster, D. M. Dawson, and A. Mangal, “Sensorless Rotor Velocity Tracking Controller for the Permanent Magnet Stepper Motor”, Proc. of the IEEE Conference on Control Applications, Anchorage, AK, pp. 150-155, September 2000.

    35. W.E. Dixon, D. M. Dawson, E. Zergeroglu, and A. Behal, “Adaptive Tracking Control of a Wheeled Mobile Robot via an Uncalibrated Camera System”, Proc. of the American Control Conference, Chicago, IL, pp. 1493-1497, June 2000.

    36. A. Behal, M. Feemster, D. M. Dawson, and A. Mangal, “State Feedback Control of Induction Motors with Magnetic Saturation: Elimination of Flux Measurements”, Proc. of the American Control Conference, Chicago, IL, pp. 1582-1586, June 2000.

    37. E. Zergeroglu, D. M. Dawson, I. Walker, and A. Behal, “Nonlinear Tracking Control of Kinematically Redundant Robot Manipulators”, Proc. of the American Control Conference, Chicago, IL, pp. 2513-2517, June 2000.

    38. M. Feemster, A. Behal, P. Aquino, and D. M. Dawson, “Tracking Control of the Induction Motor in the Presence of Magnetic Saturation Effects”, Proc. of the IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Phoenix, AZ, pp. 341-346, December 1999.

    39. E. Zergeroglu, D. M. Dawson, M. de Queiroz, and A. Behal, “Vision-based Nonlinear Tracking Controllers with Uncertainty Robot-Camera Parameters”, Proc. of the IEEE/ASME International Conference on Advanced Intelligent Mechatronics, Atlanta, GA., pp. 854 - 859, September 1999.

    40. A. Behal, M. Feemster, D. M. Dawson, and D. Haste, “An Improved Indirect Field Oriented Controller for the Induction Motor”, Proc. of the IEEE Conference on Control Applications, Kohala HI, pp. 1084 - 1089, August 1999.

    41. P. Aquino, M. Feemster, D. M. Dawson, and A. Behal, “Adaptive Partial State Feedback Control of the Induction Motor: Elimination of Rotor Flux and Rotor Velocity”, Proc. of the IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Tampa, FL, pp. 977-982, December 1998.

    42. W. Dixon, F. Zhang, D. Dawson, and A. Behal, “Global Robust Output Feedback Tracking Control of Robot Manipulators”, Proc. of the IEEE Conference on Control Applications, Trieste, Italy, pp. 897-901, September 1998.

  • Unrefereed Conference Papers
    1. P. Marzocca, G. Coppotelli, and A. Behal, “Comparison Among Structural Health Monitoring Techniques”, 46th AIAA/ASME/ASCE/AHS/ASC Structures, Structural Dynamics & Materials Conference, Austin, Texas, AIAA paper 2005-2227, pp. 1-13, April 18-21, 2005.

    2. P. Marzocca, A. Behal, and A. Gnann, “Adaptive Control Based Structural Health Monitoring Technique”, CANSMART 2004, 7th International Workshop on Smart Materials and Structures, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, pp. 75-84, October 2004.

  • Presentations
    1. Digital Implementation of a Nonlinear Controller for a Unity Power Factor Rectifier: Simulation and Experiments, at the American Control Conference, Minneapolis, MN, June 2006.

    2. Adaptive Output Feedback Control for a Class of MIMO Nonlinear Systems, at the American Control Conference, Minneapolis, MN, June 2006.

    3. Modeling and Nonlinear Control of STATCOMs for Fast Voltage Regulation, at the American Control Conference, Portland, Oregon, June 2005.

    4. Observers for a Special Class of Bilinear Systems: Design, Analysis, and Application, at the American Control Conference, Portland, Oregon, June 2005.

    5. A Novel Passive Path Following Controller for a Rehabilitation Robot, at the IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Paradise Island, Bahamas, December 2004.

    6. Nonlinear Adaptive Model Free Control of an Aeroelastic 2-D Lifting Surface, AIAA Guidance, Navigation, and Control Conference and Exhibit, Providence, RI, Aug. 2004.

    7. Integrated Simulation Studies for the Stretch Reflex Arc,Clarkson University ECE Seminar Series, Potsdam, December 2003.

    8. Lyapunov Based Nonlinear Control of Electrical and Mechanical Systems, Ph.D. Dissertation, Clemson University, Clemson, SC, December 2001.

    9. Hybrid Biological/Non-Biological Constructs for Robotic Control Applications, DARPA, Washington D.C., October 2001.

    10. Nonlinear Coupling Control Laws for an Overhead Crane System, at the IEEE Conference on Control Applications, Mexico City, Mexico, September 2001.

    11. Adaptive Tracking Control of Underactuated Surface Vessels, at the IEEE Conference on Control Applications, Mexico City, Mexico, September 2001.

    12. Task-Space Tracking Control of Redundant Robot Manipulators via Quaternion Feedback, at the IEEE Conference on Control Applications, Mexico City, Mexico, September 2001.

    13. Repetitive Learning Control: A Lyapunov-Based Approach, at the IEEE Conference on Control Applications, Mexico City, Mexico, September 2001.

    14. Tracking and Regulation Control of an Underactuated Surface Vessel with Nonintegrable Dynamics, at the IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Sydney, Australia, December, 2000.

    15. On Global Output Feedback Control of Robot Manipulators, at the IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Sydney, Australia, December 2000.

    16. Tracking Control of the Induction Motor in the Presence of Magnetic Saturation Effects, at the IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Phoenix, AZ, December 1999.

    17. Design of an Energy Management System, Master's Thesis Committee, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, Mumbai, India, June 1996.

  • Undergraduate Poster and Paper Presentations
    • M. Smith, D.-J. Kim, and A. Behal, "Applying Human Factors Psychology Principles to Design Graphical User Interface of an Assistive Robot", poster presentation at the UCF Showcase for Undergraduate Research Excellence (SURE), April 1, 2010.

    • M.K. Kamaludeen, “Adaptive Aeroelastic Vibration Suppression of a Supersonic Airfoil with Flap” 14th Annual Journey Beyond Excellence CSTEP State Wide Student Conference, 3rd place poster presentation, Science and Technology category, Lake George, Sagamore, NY, April 21-23, 2006 (Advisors: P. Marzocca and A. Behal).

    • C. McBee, C. Libordi, and V.M. Rao, “Damage Detection Based on Structural Dynamic Characteristics,” poster presentation at the 7th Annual SURE symposium, Clarkson University, Potsdam, NY, July 2005; poster presentation at the 14th Annual Teaching Effectiveness Conference on Undergraduate Research: Models, Funding, and Pedagogy, Clarkson University, Potsdam, NY, October 2005. (Advisors: P. Marzocca and A. Behal).

    • A. deRoos and V. M. Rao, “Digital Implementation of a Nonlinear Controller for a Single Phase One Quadrant Unity Power Factor Rectifier”, oral presentation at the 7th Annual SURE symposium, Clarkson University, Potsdam, NY, July 2005. (Advisor: A. Behal)

    • M.K. Kamaludeen and V.M. Rao, “Adaptive Aeroelastic Vibration Suppression of a Supersonic Airfoil with Flap”, poster presentation at the 7th Annual SURE symposium, Clarkson University, Potsdam, NY, July 2005. (Advisors: P. Marzocca and A. Behal)

    • A. Gnann, “Adaptive Control Based Structural Health Monitoring Technique”, poster presentation at the 6th Annual SURE symposium, Clarkson University, Potsdam, NY, July 2004. (Advisors: P. Marzocca and A. Behal)