Faculty

Beibei (Helen) Ren, Ph. D.

Beibei Ren,Nonlinear System Control Methods and Algorithm Design:,Robust Control,Adaptive Control,Neural Networks,Boundary Control of Systems Modeled by PDEs,Real-time Optimization Using Extremum Seeking,Applications:,Helicopter Systems,MEMS,Marine/Offshore Systems,Laser Systems for Semiconductor Manufacturing,Wind Energy Systems and Smart Grid Integration

Director

Larry and Nancy McVay Endowed Professor in Engineering

Associate Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering

 

Google Scholar Citations

 

 

 

Jordan Berg, Ph. D.

Jordan Berg,Modeling, Design, Control, and Fabrication of Microsystems,Control of Non−Linear Systems,Microsensors,Bifurcations, Unfoldings, and Singularities of Control Systems

Associate Director

Emeritus Professor

 

 

 

Staff

Dr. Sanka Liyanage

Beibei Ren,Nonlinear System Control Methods and Algorithm Design:,Robust Control,Adaptive Control,Neural Networks,Boundary Control of Systems Modeled by PDEs,Real-time Optimization Using Extremum Seeking,Applications:,Helicopter Systems,MEMS,Marine/Offshore Systems,Laser Systems for Semiconductor Manufacturing,Wind Energy Systems and Smart Grid Integration

Assistant Director

Research Interests: Industrial Network Control Systems

 

 

 

PhD Students

Yiting Dong

 

Research Interests: Microgrid Control

Yafeng Wang

 

Research Interests: Robotics

Kevin Norman

 

Research Interests: Mechatronics

 

Victoria Miles

GEM Full Fellow

Research Interests: Energy Systems

 

Master Students

Ashutosh Ghuli

 

Research Interests: Energy Systems

 

Undergraduate Students

 

Ram (Aayush) Karki

 

Research Interests: Mechatronics

 

 

Alumni

 

PhD Students

      Sanka Liyanage

        (Co-advised)

Dissertation: Bounded Integral Control of Non-holonomic Mobile Robots Under Input Constraints

2020.06

 

       Yeqin Wang

 

Dissertation: Control of Power Electronic Converters for Microgrids

(Graduate School's 2nd Place Outstanding Dissertation Award)

Current Position: Director of Technology at SYNDEM, LLC

2019.08

 

          Jiguo Dai

 

Dissertation: Robust Control of Uncertain Nonlinear Systems

Current Position: Senior Servo Engineer at Seagate Technology

2019.08

             

             Qi Lu

       (Co-advised)

Dissertation: Robust Control for a Quadrotor Unmanned Aerial Vehicle in Complex Environments

Current Position: Assistant Professor at Sichuan University-Pittsburgh Institute, China

2019.05

 

Master Student

     

      Chaeeum Kim

Thesis: Design and Control of a Scaled Wind Turbine

Current Position: R&D Engineer at REMINC

2019.12

 

Undergraduate Students

Kevin Norman#

Texas Tech University 2019.10 – 2020.05

Ryan Rodrigues£

Instituto Militar de Engenharia, Brazil

2019.05 – 2019.09

Fnu. Md-Moniruzzaman#

Texas Tech University

2019.05 – 2019.09

Tristan Berger*

Higher Engineering School in Limoges, France

2019.06 – 2019.08

Kevin Shu#

University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX

2018.07 – 2018.08

2019.07 – 2019.08

Robert Martinez Jr.# Texas Tech University 2018.09 – 2019.06

Julio Mogal

Texas Tech University 2018.09 – 2018.12
Abigail Baker Texas Tech University 2018.07 – 2018.12

Benjamin Paing *

Université de Limoges, France 2018.07 – 2018.08
José David Tejeda Tejeda* Universidad del Norte, Colombia

2017.07 – 2017.08

 

Victor Manuel Puello Garnica*

 

Universidad del Norte, Colombia 2016.07 – 2016.08

Nicolas Yasserd Yabrudy Perez*

Universidad del Norte, Colombia

2016.07 – 2016.08

 

Eli Garza

Texas Tech University

2015.07 – 2015.08

Helio Ricardo da

Silva Junior*

Federal Unversity of Lavras, Brazil

2015.07 – 2015.08

Douglas Oliveira da Silva*

Federal University of São João del-Rei, Brazil

2015.07 – 2015.08
Daniel Pinilla* Universidad del Norte, Colombia

2015.06 – 2015.07

Isaac Chang

Texas Tech University

2014.09 – 2015.06

 

High School Students

Alvyn Wang&

Lynbrook High School, San Jose, CA 2019.07 – 2019.08

Aliza Escamilla§

Harmony Science Academy, Lubbock, TX 2015.09 – 2015.12
Alia Gill Frenship High School, Lubbock, TX 2015.07 – 2015.08

Rahil Patel

Frenship High School, Lubbock, TX 2015.06 – 2015.07

Adriana Gonzales
Estacado High School, Lubbock, TX 2015.06 – 2015.07

 

Visitors
Dr. Rongwei Guo Qilu University of Technology, China 2016.10 – 2017.10

Dr. Xiaofang Hong

Shandong Labor Vocational and Technical College, China 2016.02 – 2016.08

 

Others

Jinhao Chen

Transferred to Texas A&M University, College Station, TX 2013.09 – 2016.06

 

 

* Summer Undergraduate Research Program

§ The Research and Engineering Apprenticeship Program

& Clark Scholars Program

# NSF REU Program

£ Exchange student

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