MECC 2021 2021 Modeling, Estimation and Control Conference October 24-27, 2021. Online and UT Austin, USA
  
2021 Modeling, Estimation and Control Conference
October 24-27, 2021, Online and UT Austin, USA

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Last updated on October 10, 2021. This conference program is tentative and subject to change

Technical Program for Wednesday October 27, 2021

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WeP1L Room T6
Plenary Talk: Nonlinear Observers and Everyday Applications in Motion
Estimation
Plenary Session
Chair: Fathy, Hosam K.University of Maryland
Co-Chair: Wang, JunminUniversity of Texas at Austin
 
09:00-09:55, Paper WeP1L.1 
Nonlinear Observers and Everyday Applications in Motion Estimation

Rajamani, RajeshUniv. of Minnesota
 
WeAT1 Room T1
Modeling, Estimation, and Control Applications - II Regular Session
Chair: de Queiroz, MarcioLouisiana State University
Co-Chair: Hoelzle, DavidOhio State University
 
10:00-10:20, Paper WeAT1.1 
Avoiding Flip Ambiguities During Sequentially-Grown Formations

Sahebsara, FaridLouisiana State University
de Queiroz, MarcioLouisiana State University
 
10:20-10:40, Paper WeAT1.2 
On the Necessity of Flexible Modelling in Fault Detection for a Flexible Aircraft

Patartics, BálintInstitute for Computer Science and Control, Hungarian Academy Of
Kumtepe, YağızRokestan
Takarics, BelaInstitute for Computer Science and Control
Vanek, BalintMTA SZTAKI
 
10:40-11:00, Paper WeAT1.3 
Iterative Learning Control of Multi-Agent Systems under Changing Network Configuration

Koposov, AntonArzamas Polytechnic Institute of R.E. Alekseev Nizhny Novgorod S
Emelianova, JuliaArzamas Polytechnic Institute of R.E. Alekseev NSTU
Pakshin, PavelArzamas Polytechnic Institute of R.E. Alekseev NSTU
 
11:00-11:20, Paper WeAT1.4 
Greedy Decentralized Auction-Based Task Allocation for Multi-Agent Systems

Braquet, MartinUniversity of Texas at Austin
Bakolas, EfstathiosThe University of Texas at Austin
 
11:20-11:40, Paper WeAT1.5 
Optimization-Based Parameter Identification of a Coffee Fermentation Model Using Evolutionary Algorithms

Rosero, NadiaUniv. of Nariño
Pantoja, AndresUniversidad De Narino
 
WeAT2 Room T2
Machine Learning in Modeling, Estimation, and Control - II Regular Session
Chair: Mohammadpour Velni, JavadThe University of Georgia
Co-Chair: Landers, Robert G.Univ of Missouri at Rolla
 
10:00-10:20, Paper WeAT2.1 
Use the Kernel Method to Obtain the Analytical Equations of the Nonlinear System with Unknown Model Structure

Chen, GangStudent
 
10:20-10:40, Paper WeAT2.2 
Non-Autoregressive vs Autoregressive Neural Networks for System Identification

Weber, DanielTechnische Universität Berlin
Guehmann, ClemensTechnical Univ Berlin, Institute of Energy and Automation
 
10:40-11:00, Paper WeAT2.3 
Nonparametric Continuous-Time Identification of Linear Systems: Theory, Implementation and Experimental Results

Mazzoleni, MirkoUniversity of Bergamo
Scandella, MatteoImperial College London
Formentin, SimonePolitecnico Di Milano
Previdi, FabioUniversita' Degli Studi Di Bergamo
 
11:00-11:20, Paper WeAT2.4 
Physics-Guided and Neural Network Learning-Based Sliding Mode Control

Bao, YajieThe University of Georgia
Thesma, VaishnaviUniversity of Georgia
Mohammadpour Velni, JavadThe University of Georgia
 
11:20-11:40, Paper WeAT2.5 
Learning-Based Near-Surface Modeling for Predictive Multirotor Landing Control

Edmonds, MerrillRutgers, the State University of New Jersey
Yi, JingangRutgers University
 
11:40-12:00, Paper WeAT2.6 
Fault Detection Based on Neuro-Fuzzy Models and Residual Evaluation with Fuzzy Thresholds Applied to a Photovoltaic System

Olazabal, DamienFederal University of ABC
Raquelita Torres, RaquelitaFederal University of ABC
Potts, A. S.Federal University of ABC
 
WeAT3 Room T3
Modeling and Control of Thermal and Energy Systems Regular Session
Chair: Chen, YangQuanUniversity of California, Merced
Co-Chair: Brewbaker, ThomasFord Motor Company
 
10:00-10:20, Paper WeAT3.1 
Heat Release Rate Estimation Using Multiple Non-Minimum Phase Sensor Measurements in a One-Dimensional Combustor

Chen, XiaolingPennsylvania State University
O'Connor, JacquelinePennsylvania State University
Fathy, Hosam K.University of Maryland
 
10:20-10:40, Paper WeAT3.2 
Preview Control Based on RIOTS MPC and H-Infinity for a Thermal Hardware in the Loop System

Dehghan, SinaUC Merced MESA Lab
Viola, JairoUniversity of California Merced
Chen, YangQuanUniversity of California, Merced
 
10:40-11:00, Paper WeAT3.3 
An Energy Balance Model Parameter Estimation with an Extended Kalman Filter

Manurung, AuraliusUniversitas Pertamina
Kristiana, LisaInstitut Teknologi Nasional Bandung
Aryanta, DwiInstitut Teknologi Nasional Bandung
 
11:00-11:20, Paper WeAT3.4 
Boost Pressure Control for Low Transient Pumping Work

Brewbaker, ThomasFord Motor Company
van Nieuwstadt, Michiel J.Ford Research Labs
 
11:20-11:40, Paper WeAT3.5 
Hardware-In-The-Loop Benchmarking Setup for Phasor Based Control Validation

Baudette, MaximeLawrence Berkley National Laboratory
Swartz, JaimieUC Berkeley
Moffat, KeithUC Berkeley
Pakshong, JasperUC Berkeley
Chu, LeoUC Berkeley
Gehbauer, ChristophLawrence BErkeley National Lab (LBNL)
von Meier, AlexandraUniversity of California, Berkeley
 
11:40-12:00, Paper WeAT3.6 
Data-Driven Modelling for a High Order Multivariable Thermal System and Control

Rodriguez Martinez, Carlos AlbertoEnsenada Center for Scientific Research and Higher Education
Viola, JairoUniversity of California Merced
Chen, YangQuanUniversity of California, Merced
 
WeAT4 Room T4
Localization, Collision Avoidance, and Multi-Robot Control Regular Session
Chair: Bakolas, EfstathiosThe University of Texas at Austin
Co-Chair: Wagner, John R.Clemson Univ
 
10:00-10:20, Paper WeAT4.1 
Stochastic Observer for SLAM on the Lie Group

Tawhid, MariumThompson Rivers University
Ludher, AjayThompson Rivers University
Hashim, Hashim A.Thompson Rivers University
 
10:20-10:40, Paper WeAT4.2 
Multi-Agent Systems Coverage Control in Mixed-Dimensional and Hybrid Environments

Liu, TairanUniversity of Georgia
Mohammadpour Velni, JavadThe University of Georgia
 
10:40-11:00, Paper WeAT4.3 
Distributed Coverage Control of Multi-Agent Networks with Guaranteed Collision Avoidance in Cluttered Environments

Abdulghafoor, AlaaUniversity of Texas at Austin
Bakolas, EfstathiosThe University of Texas at Austin
 
11:00-11:20, Paper WeAT4.4 
Collision Avoidance Using Spherical Harmonics

Patrick, StevenUniversity of Texas at Austin
Bakolas, EfstathiosThe University of Texas at Austin
 
11:20-11:40, Paper WeAT4.5 
Human Multi-Robot Communication for Roadway Safety Notification

Manning, JessicaClemson University
Wagner, John R.Clemson Univ
Wang, YueClemson Univeristy
 
11:40-12:00, Paper WeAT4.6 
Ant-Inspired Strategies for Multi-Robot Collaborative Transportation an Ockham's Razor

Barawkar, ShraddhaUniversity of Cincinnati
Kumar, ManishUniversity of Cincinnati
 
WeAT5 Room T5
Engaging Your Students with Interactive Exercises, Virtual Labs and
Low-Cost Hardware Experiments Using MATLAB and Simulink
Tutorial Session
Chair: Ulusoy, MeldaMathWorks
Co-Chair: Jain, NeeraPurdue University
Organizer: Ulusoy, MeldaMathWorks
Organizer: Buhr, CraigThe MathWorks
Organizer: Hill, RichardUniversity of Detroit Mercy
Organizer: Tekes, AyseKennesaw State University
Organizer: Hedengren, JohnBrigham Young University
 
10:00-10:30, Paper WeAT5.1 
Teaching Modeling and Controls with the MATLAB Live Editor (I)

Hill, RichardUniversity of Detroit Mercy
 
10:30-11:00, Paper WeAT5.2 
Resources for Instructors Teaching Controls Courses and Labs (I)

Ulusoy, MeldaMathWorks
Buhr, CraigThe MathWorks
 
WeSPL1 Room T9
Semi-Plenary Talk: Unlost in the Woods: Modeling Lost Person Behavior for
Wilderness Search and Rescue
Semi-Plenary Session
Chair: Fathy, Hosam K.University of Maryland
Co-Chair: Fang, HuazhenUniversity of Kansas
 
12:05-12:55, Paper WeSPL1.1 
Unlost in the Woods: Modeling Lost Person Behavior for Wilderness Search and Rescue

Abaid, NicoleVirginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
 
WeSPL2 Room T6
Semi-Plenary Talk: Computing, Fast and Slow: Dependable Decision Making
across Different Time, Information, and Uncertainty Scales
Semi-Plenary Session
Chair: Wang, JunminUniversity of Texas at Austin
Co-Chair: Zheng, MinghuiUniversity at Buffalo
 
12:05-12:55, Paper WeSPL2.1 
Computing, Fast and Slow: Dependable Decision Making across Different Time, Information, and Uncertainty Scales

Shames, ImanAustralian National University
 
WeNW1 Room T8
Underrepresented Stories in Controls & Robotics Industry Special Session
Chair: Pan, SelinaToyota Research Institute
Co-Chair: Shahbakhti, MahdiUniversity of Alberta
Organizer: Pan, SelinaToyota Research Institute
Organizer: Shahbakhti, MahdiUniversity of Alberta
Organizer: Chen, YanArizona State University
Organizer: Hall, CarrieIllinois Institute of Technology
Organizer: Chen, PingenTennessee Technological University
 
WeNW Room T7
Social Networking Session 8 Social Session
Chair: Djurdjanovic, DraganUniversity of Texas
Co-Chair: Wang, JunminUniversity of Texas at Austin
 
WeBT1 Room T1
Mapping, Path Planning, and Motion Control Regular Session
Chair: Diaz-Mercado, YancyUniversity of Maryland
Co-Chair: Chen, YangQuanUniversity of California, Merced
 
14:00-14:20, Paper WeBT1.1 
Spatial-Based Trajectory Planning in Time-Varying Environments

Schiller, JonasTechnical University of Darmstadt
Konigorski, UlrichTechnische Universität Darmstadt
 
14:20-14:40, Paper WeBT1.2 
Camera Trajectory Optimization for Maximizing Optical Character Recognition on Static Scenes with Text

Zabaldo, AlexanderGeorgia Institute of Technology
Ueda, JunGeorgia Institute of Technology
 
14:40-15:00, Paper WeBT1.3 
Geometric Feasibility for Defense Manifold Maintenance in Planar Reach-Avoid Games against a Fast Evader

Khrenov, MikhailUniversity of Maryland
Rivera-Ortiz, PhillipJohns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory
Diaz-Mercado, YancyUniversity of Maryland
 
15:00-15:20, Paper WeBT1.4 
UAV Visual-Inertial Dynamics (VI-D) Odometry Using Unscented Kalman Filter

Omotuyi, OyindamolaUniversity of Cincinnati
Kumar, ManishUniversity of Cincinnati
 
15:20-15:40, Paper WeBT1.5 
3D Semantic Mapping: A Benchmark and Baseline Method

Zhang, GuoxiangMESA Lab at UC Merced
Wang, PengNanjing Forestry University, China
Chen, NingNanjing Forestry University
Chen, YangQuanUniversity of California, Merced
 
WeBT2 Room T2
Advanced Modeling and Control for Powertrain Performance Improvement Invited Session
Chair: Kim, YoungkiUniversity of Michigan-Dearborn
Co-Chair: Ma, YaoTexas Tech University
Organizer: Kim, YoungkiUniversity of Michigan-Dearborn
Organizer: Ma, YaoTexas Tech University
Organizer: Chen, PingenTennessee Technological University
 
14:00-14:20, Paper WeBT2.1 
Soot Emission Modeling of a Compression Ignition Engine Using Machine Learning (I)

Shahpouri, SaeidUniversity of Alberta
Norouzi Yengeje, ArminPhD Student
Hayduk, ChristopherIAV GmbH
Rezaei, RezaIAV GmbH
Shahbakhti, MahdiUniversity of Alberta
Koch, Charles RobertUniversity of Alberta
 
14:20-14:40, Paper WeBT2.2 
Data-Driven Modeling and Control of Cyclic Variability of an Engine Operating in Low Temperature Combustion Modes (I)

Batool, SadafMichigan Technological University
Naber, JeffreyMichigan Technological University
Shahbakhti, MahdiUniversity of Alberta
 
14:40-15:00, Paper WeBT2.3 
Anti-Windup Recursive Least Squares Method for Adaptive Lookup Tables with Application to Automotive Powertrain Control Systems (I)

Lochrie, GabrielleOakland University
Doljevic, MichaelOakland University
Nona, MarioOakland University
Yoon, YongsoonOakland University
 
15:00-15:20, Paper WeBT2.4 
Drivetrain Clunk Control Via a Reference Governor (I)

Reddy, PrithviMichigan Technological University
Shahbakhti, MahdiUniversity of Alberta
Ravichandran, MaruthiUniversity of Michigan, Ann Arbor
Doering, JeffreyFord Motor Company
 
15:20-15:40, Paper WeBT2.5 
Economic Model Predictive Control of HVAC System in Electric Vehicles (I)

Kwak, Kyoung HyunUniversity of Michigan - Dearborn
Kim, JaewoongHyundai Motor Company
Chen, YouyiUniversity of Michigan - Dearborn
Kim, YoungkiUniversity of Michigan-Dearborn
Jung, DohoyUniv of Michigan
 
15:40-16:00, Paper WeBT2.6 
Comparison of Different Variable Combinations for Electric Vehicle Power Prediction Using Kernel Adaptive Filter (I)

Shen, HeranThe University of Texas at Austin
Wang, ZejiangThe University of Texas at Austin
Yang, KuoTennessee Technological University
Maxavier, LamantiaTennessee Technological University
Chen, PingenTennessee Technological University
Wang, JunminUniversity of Texas at Austin
 
WeBT3 Room T3
Microscopic Modeling and Driver Behavior Invited Session
Chair: Wang, ZejiangThe University of Texas at Austin
Co-Chair: Chen, PingenTennessee Technological University
Organizer: Jerath, KshitijUniversity of Massachusetts Lowell
Organizer: HomChaudhuri, BaisravanIllinois Institute of Technology
Organizer: Chen, PingenTennessee Technological University
 
14:00-14:20, Paper WeBT3.1 
Algebraic Car-Following Model Parameter Identification (I)

Wang, ZejiangThe University of Texas at Austin
Zhou, XingyuUniversity of Texas at Austin
Wang, JunminUniversity of Texas at Austin
 
14:20-14:40, Paper WeBT3.2 
ROS Integration of External Vehicle Motion Simulations with an AIMSUN Traffic Simulator As a Tool to Assess CAV Impacts on Traffic (I)

Gao, LimingPennsylvania State University
Bai, WushuangThe Pennsylvania State University
Leary, RobertThe Pennsylvania State University
Varadarajan, KrishnaThe Pennsylvania State University
Brennan, SeanPennsylvania State University
 
14:40-15:00, Paper WeBT3.3 
Parameterized Derivative-Free Optimization Approach for Car-Following Model Calibration (I)

Zhou, XingyuUniversity of Texas at Austin
Wang, ZejiangThe University of Texas at Austin
Cosio, AdrianUniversity of Texas at Austin
Wang, JunminUniversity of Texas at Austin
 
15:00-15:20, Paper WeBT3.4 
Inverse Reinforcement Learning Based Stochastic Driver Behavior Learning (I)

Ozkan, MehmetTexas Tech University
Rocque, Abishek JosephTexas Tech University
Ma, YaoTexas Tech University
 
15:20-15:40, Paper WeBT3.5 
A Comparative Study of H Infinity and Model Predictive Control Approach to Eco-Driving (I)

Chen, DiUniversity of Michigan
Kim, YoungkiUniversity of Michigan-Dearborn
 
15:40-16:00, Paper WeBT3.6 
Driver Steering Torque Estimation Via Robust Generalized H_2 Filtering for Human-Automation Shared Driving (I)

Zhou, XingyuUniversity of Texas at Austin
Wang, ZejiangThe University of Texas at Austin
Wang, JunminUniversity of Texas at Austin
 
WeBT4 Room T4
Energy Systems Modeling, Estimation and Control Invited Session
Chair: Stockar, StephanieThe Ohio State University
Co-Chair: Shahbakhti, MahdiUniversity of Alberta
Organizer: Stockar, StephanieThe Ohio State University
Organizer: Shahbakhti, MahdiUniversity of Alberta
Organizer: Rasmussen, BryanTexas A&M Univ
Organizer: Danielson, ClausMitsubishi Electric Research Labs
 
14:00-14:20, Paper WeBT4.1 
User Activity Sequence Prediction in Smart Homes Using Multi-Layer Long Short-Term Memory Networks (I)

Goutham, MithunThe Ohio State University
Stockar, StephanieThe Ohio State University
Blaser, RachelFord Motor Company
Hanumalagutti, Prasad DevFord Motor Company
 
14:20-14:40, Paper WeBT4.2 
Reinforcement Learning for Control of Passive Heating and Cooling in Buildings (I)

Park, BumsooRensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Rempel, AlexandraUniversity of Oregon
Lai, Alan K.L.University of Oregon
Chiaramonte, JuliannaRensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Mishra, SandipanRensselaer Polytechnic Institute
 
14:40-15:00, Paper WeBT4.3 
Model Predictive Control of Discrete-Continuous Energy Systems Via Generalized Disjunctive Programming (I)

Bhattacharya, ArnabPacific Northwest National Lab
Ma, XuPacific Northwest National Laboratory
Vrabie, DragunaPacific Northwest National Laboratory
 
15:00-15:20, Paper WeBT4.4 
Optimal Switching of Diesel Calibrations Based on Real-Time Not-To-Exceed Metrics

Bieniek, MitchellUniversity of Michigan - Ann Arbor
Stefanopoulou, Anna G.Univ of Michigan
Middleton, RobertUniversity of Michigan
Hopka, MichaelThe Ohio State Univ
van Nieuwstadt, Michiel J.Ford Research Labs
Fulton, BrienFord Research Labs
 
15:20-15:40, Paper WeBT4.5 
LPV Delay-Dependent Sampled-Data Output-Feedback Control of Fueling in Spark Ignition Engines

Tasoujian, ShahinUniversity of Houston
Grigoriadis, Karolos M.Univ. of Houston
Franchek, Matthew A.Univ of Houston
 
WeFW1 Room T8
Farewell Ceremony Plenary Session
Chair: Wang, JunminUniversity of Texas at Austin
Co-Chair: Fathy, Hosam K.University of Maryland

 
 

 
 

 

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