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Books

 

[B1] B. Ren, S. S. Ge, C. Chen, C.-H. Fua and T. H. Lee. Modeling, Control and Coordination of Helicopter Systems. Springer, 2012.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Book Chapters

 

[CH2] J. M. Berg and T. Dallas. Peristaltic Pumps. Encyclopedia of Microfluidics and Nanofluidics, Springer, 2014.

[CH1] D. Myasishchev, J. Cepak, J. Berg, and M. Holtz. Thermal Conductivity and Specific Heat of Metallic Micro- and Nanowires. TMS 2013 142nd Annual Meeting and Exhibition, Supplemental Proceedings, Wiley, 2013.

 

 

Patents

 

[P1] B. Ren, Y. Wang, and Q.-C. Zhong, UDE-Based Robust Droop Control for Parallel Inverter Operation, US Patent 15/698,956, filed on September 14, 2016 (2017 TechConnect National Innovation Award).

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Journal Papers

 

2017

 

[J33] Y. Dong, and B. Ren. UDE-based Variable Impedance Control of Uncertain Robot Systems. IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics: Systems, 2017. DOI: 10.1109/TSMC.2017.2767566.

[J32] Y. Wang, and B. Ren. Fault Ride-Through Enhancement for Grid-tied PV Systems with Robust Control. IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, 2017.

[J31] Q. Lu, B. Ren, S. Parameswaran and Q.-C. Zhong. Uncertainty and Disturbance Estimator-Based Robust Trajectory Tracking Control for a Quadrotor in a Global Positioning System-Denied Environment. Journal of Dynamic Systems, Measurement and Control, 2017, DOI: 10.1115/1.4037736.

[J30] Q.-C. Zhong, Y. Wang, and B. Ren. UDE-Based Robust Droop Control of Inverters in Parallel Operation. IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, vol. 64, no. 9, pp.7552-7562. 2017.

[J29] B. Ren, Q.-C. Zhong, and J. Dai. Asymptotic Reference Tracking and Disturbance Rejection of UDE-Based Robust Control. IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, vol. 64, no. 4, pp.3166-3176. 2017.

[J28] B. Ren, Y. Wang, and Q.-C. Zhong. UDE-based Control of Variable-speed Wind Turbine Systems. International Journal of Control. vol. 90, no. 1, pp.137-152. 2017.

 

2016

 

[J27] Y. Wang, B. Ren, and Q.-C. Zhong. Robust Power Flow Control of Grid-Connected Inverters. IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, vol. 63, no. 11, pp.6887-6897. 2016.

[J26] Q.-C. Zhong, G. C. Konstantopoulos, B. Ren, and M. Krstic. Improved Synchronverters with Bounded Frequency and Voltage for Smart Grid Integration. IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid, 2016. DOI: 10.1109/TSG.2016.2565663.

[J25] G. C. Konstantopoulos, Q.-C. Zhong, B. Ren, and M. Krstic. Bounded Integral Control of Input-to-State Practically Stable Non-linear Systems to Guarantee Closed-loop Stability. IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, vol. 61, no. 12, pp.4196-4202. 2016.

[J24] J. Chen, B. Ren and Q.-C. Zhong. UDE-based Trajectory Tracking Control of Piezoelectric Stages. IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, vol. 63, no. 10, pp.6450-6459. 2016.

 

 

2015

 

[J23] C. Mou, B. Ren, Q. Wu, and C.-S. Jiang. Anti-disturbance control of hypersonic flight vehicles with input saturation using disturbance observer. Science China Information Sciences. vol. 58, no.7, pp. 1-12. 2015.

[J22] B. Ren, Q.-C. Zhong, and J. Chen. Robust Control for a Class of Non-affine Nonlinear Systems Based on the Uncertainty and Disturbance Estimator. IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics. vol. 62, no. 9, pp. 5881–5888. 2015.
[J21] G. C. Konstantopoulos, Q.-C. Zhong, B. Ren, and M. Krstic. Stability Analysis and Fail-safe Operation of Inverters Operated in Parallel with Bounded Integral Control. International Journal of Control. vol. 88, no. 7, pp. 1410-1421. 2015.
[J20] G. C. Konstantopoulos, Q.-C. Zhong, B. Ren, and M. Krstic. Bounded Droop Controller for Parallel Operation of Inverters. Automatica. vol. 53, no. 3, pp.320-328. 2015.
[J19] J.-M.Wang, J. Liu, B. Ren, and J. Chen. Sliding Mode Control to Stabilization of Cascaded PDE-ODE Systems Subject to Boundary Control Matched Disturbance. Automatica. vol.51, no.2, pp. 23-34. 2015.

[J18] D. H. S. Maithripala, and Jordan M. Berg. An intrinsic PID controller for mechanical systems on lie groups. Automatica. vol. 54, no. 4, pp. 189-200. 2015.

[J17] J. M. Berg and I. P. M. Wickramasinghe. Vibrational control without averaging. Automatica. vol. 58, no. 8, pp. 72-81. 2015.

 

2013


[J16] B. Ren, J.-M. Wang, and M. Krstic. Stabilization of an ODE-Schrodinger Cascade. Systems and Control Letters, vol. 62, no. 6, pp. 503-510. 2013.

[J15] J. M. Berg, D. H. S. Maithripala, Q. Hui, and W. M. Haddad. Thermodynamics-based control of network systems. Journal of Dynamic Systems, Measurement, and Control. vol. 135, no. 5, pp. 051003. 2013.

[J14] Q. Hui, and J. M. Berg. Semistability theory for spatially distributed systems. Systems & Control Letters. vol. 62, no. 10, pp. 862-870. 2013.

 

Before 2013


[J13] B. Ren, P. Frihauf, R. J. Rafac, and M. Krstic. Laser pulse shaping via extremum seeking. Control Engineering Practice. vol. 20, no. 7, pp. 674-683. 2012.
[J12] J.-M. Wang, B. Ren, and M. Krstic.
Stabilization and Gevrey Regularity of a Schrodinger Equation in Boundary Feedback with a Heat Equation. IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control. vol. 57, no. 1, pp. 179-185. 2012.
[J11] R. Cui, B. Ren, and S. S. Ge. Synchronized Tracking Control of Multi-Agent System with High-Order Dynamics. IET Control Theory and Applications. vol. 6, no. 5, pp. 603-614. 2012.
[J10] K. P. Tee, B. Ren, and S. S. Ge. Control of Nonlinear Systems with Time-Varying Output Constraints. Automatica. vol. 47, no. 11, pp. 2511-2516. 2011.
[J9] P. P. San, B. Ren, S. S. Ge, and T. H. Lee. Adaptive Neural Network Control of Hard Disk Drives with Hysteresis Friction Nonlinearity. IEEE Transactions on Control Systems Technology. vol. 19, no. 2, pp. 351-358. 2011.
[J8] M. Chen, S. S. Ge, and B. Ren. Adaptive Tracking Control of Uncertain MIMO Nonlinear Systems with Input Constraints. Automatica. vol. 47, no. 3, pp. 452-465. 2011.
[J7] M. Chen, S. S. Ge, and B. Ren. Robust Attitude Control of Helicopters with Actuator Dynamics Using Neural Networks. IET Control Theory and Applications. vol. 4, no. 12, pp. 2837-2854. 2010.
[J6] B. Ren, S. S. Ge, K. P. Tee, and T. H. Lee. Adaptive Neural Control for Output Feedback Nonlinear Systems Using a Barrier Lyapunov Function. IEEE Transactions on Neural Networks. vol. 21, no.8, pp. 1339-1345. 2010.
[J5] B. Ren, S. S. Ge, T. H. Lee, and C.-Y. Su. Adaptive Neural Control for a Class of Nonlinear Systems with Uncertain Hysteresis Inputs and Time-Varying State Delays. IEEE Transactions on Neural Networks. vol. 20, no.7, pp. 1148-1164. 2009.
[J4] B. Ren, S. S. Ge, C.-Y. Su and, T. H. Lee. Adaptive Neural Control for a Class of Uncertain Nonlinear Systems in Pure-Feedback Form with Hysteresis Input. IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics-Part B: Cybernetics. vol. 39, no. 2, pp. 431-443. 2009.
[J3] S. S. Ge, B. Ren, K. P. Tee, and T. H. Lee. Approximation Based Control of Uncertain Helicopter Dynamics. IET Control Theory and Applications. vol. 3, no. 7, pp. 941-956. 2009.
[J2] F. Hong, S. S. Ge, B. Ren, and T. H. Lee. Robust Adaptive Control for a Class of Uncertain Strict-Feedback Nonlinear Systems. International Journal of Robust and Nonlinear Control. vol. 19, no. 7, pp. 746-767. 2009.

[J1] S. S. Ge, B. Ren, and T. H. Lee. Hard Disk Drives Control in Mobile Applications. Journal of Systems Science and Complexity. vol. 20, no. 2, pp. 215-224. 2007.

 

Conference Papers

 

[C50] R. Guo, B. Ren and J. Dai. Robust Tracking for a Class of Uncertain Switched Linear Systems Based on the Uncertainty and Disturbance Estimator. In Proceedings of the 2017 Asian Control Conference, Gold Coast, Australia, December 17-20, 2017.

[C49] J. Yan, Z. Peng, H. Hong, X. Zhu, Q. Lu, B. Ren, and C. Li. Indoor Range-Direction-Movement SAR for Drone-based Radar Systems. 2017 IEEE Asia Pacific Mocrowave Conference, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, November 13-16, 2017.

[C48] Y. Wang, B. Ren and Q.-C. Zhong. Bounded-voltage Power Flow Control for Grid-tied PV Systems. In Proceedings of the 20th World Congress of the International Federation of Automatic Control,Toulouse, France, July 9-14, 2017.

[C47] J. Dai, B. Ren. UDE-based Boundary Control of Heat Equation with Unknown Input Disturbance. In Proceedings of the 20th World Congress of the International Federation of Automatic Control,Toulouse, France, July 9-14, 2017.

[C46] Y. Wang, B. Ren and Q.-C. Zhong. Robust Control of DC-DC Boost Converters for Solar Systems. In Proceedings of the 2017 American Control Conference, Seattle, USA, May 24-26, 2017.

[C45] J. Chen, B. Ren, and Q.-C. Zhong. High Bandwidth Control of a Piezoelectric Stage in the Presence of Rate-Dependent Hysteresis. In Proceedings of the 2016 ASME Information Storage and Processing Systems Conference, Santa Clara, USA, June 20-21, 2016.

[C44] Q. Lu, B. Ren, S. Parameswaran and Q.-C. Zhong. Robust Position Control of a Quadrotor Using Onboard Optical Flow Sensor. In Proceedings of the 2016 ASME Dynamic Systems and Control Conference, Minneapolis, USA, October 12-14, 2016.

[C43] J. Dai, B. Ren and Q.-C. Zhong. UDE-based Robust Control for Nonlinear Systems with Mismatched Uncertainties and Input Saturation. In Proceedings of the 2016 Chinese Control Conference, Chengdu, China, July 27-29, 2016.

[C42] Y. Wang, Q.-C. Zhong and B. Ren. Robust Control for Parallel Operated L-Inverters with Uncertainty and Disturbance Estimator. In Proceedings of the 2016 IEEE Energy Conversion Congress & Exposition, Milwaukee, USA, September 18-22, 2016.

[C41] Y. Wang, B. Ren and Q.-C. Zhong. Robust Power Flow Control of Grid-tied Inverters Based on the Uncertainty and Disturbance Estimator. In Proceedings of the 2016 American Control Conference, Boston, USA, July 6-8, 2016 (Best Session Presentation Award).

[C40] J. Dai, B. Ren and Q.-C. Zhong. UDE-based Dynamic Surface Control for Strict-feedback Systems with Mismatched Disturbances. In Proceedings of the 2016 American Control Conference, Boston, USA, July 6-8, 2016.

[C39] A. W. C. D. Annasiwatta, J. Chen, J. M. Berg, A. Bernussi, Z. Fan and B. Ren. Modeling Hysteresis in Vanadium Dioxide Thin Films. In Proceedings of the 2016 American Control Conference, Boston, USA, July 6-8, 2016.

[C38] J. Dai, Q. Lu, B. Ren, and Q.-C. Zhong. Robust Attitude Tracking Controlfor a Quadrotor Based on the Uncertainty and Disturbance Estimator. In Proceedings of the 2015 ASME Dynamic Systems and Control Conference, Columbus, USA, October 28-30, 2015.
[C37] S. Liyanage, J. M. Berg, B. Ren, and D. H. S. Maithripala. Intrinsic UDE Control of Mechanical Systems on SO(3). In Proceedings of the 2015 IEEE/ASME International Conference on Advanced Intelligent Mechatronics (AIM 2015), Busan, Korea, July 7-11, 2015.
[C36] G. Konstantopoulos, Q.-C. Zhong, B. Ren, and M. Krstic. Boundedness of Synchronverters. In Proceedings of the 2015 European Control Conference, Linz, Austria, July 15-17, 2015.
[C35] J. Chen, B. Ren, and Q.-C. Zhong. Hysteresis Compensation in Piezoelectric Actuator Positioning Control Based on the Uncertainty and Disturbance Estimator. In Proceedings of the 2015 American Control Conference, Chicago, IL, USA, July 1-3, 2015.
[C34] G. Konstantopoulos, Q.-C. Zhong, B. Ren, and M. Krstic. Bounded Integral Control for Regulating Input-to-state Stable Non-linear Systems. In Proceedings of the 2015 American Control Conference, Chicago, IL, USA, July 1-3, 2015.
[C33] J.-M. Wang, L.-L. Wang, J.-J. Liu, and B. Ren. Stabilization of a Cascade System of ODE-PDE Subject to Boundary Control Matched Disturbance. The 11th World Congress on Intelligent Control and Automation (WCICA2014), Shenyang, China, June 29 - July 4, 2014.
[C32] G. C. Konstantopoulos, Q.-C. Zhong, B. Ren, and M. Krstic. Bounded Droop Controller for Accurate Load Sharing Among Paralleled Inverters. In Proceedings of the 2014 American Control Conference, Portland, OR, USA, June 4-6, 2014.

[C31] D. H. S. Maithripala and J. M. Berg. An intrinsic robust PID controller on lie groups. In Proceedings of the 53rd IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Los Ageles, CA, USA, December 15-17, 2014.

[C30] P. Kalana, and J. M. Berg. Qualitative Behavioral Analyzer for Fault Detection and Cyber Security of Control Networks. In Proceedings of the 2014 ASME Dynamic Systems and Control Conference, San Antonio, USA, October 22-24, 2014.

[C29] D. H. S. Maithripala and J. M. Berg. Geometric PID control for almost-global stabilization of a quadrotor with parameter error and constant disturbances. In Proceedings of the 2014 ASME Dynamic Systems and Control Conference, San Antonio, USA, October 22-24, 2014.

[C28] D. H. S. Maithripala and J. M. Berg. Robust Tracking Control for Underactuated Autonomous Vehicles Using Feedback Linearization. In Proceedings of 2014 IEEE/ASME International Conference on Advanced Intelligent Mechatronics (AIM 2014), Besancon, France, July 8-11, 2014.

[C27] D. H. S. Maithripala J. M. Berg, et al. A geometric virtual structure approach to decentralized formation control. In Proceedings of the 2014 American Control Conference, Portland, Oregon, USA, June 4-6, 2014.

[C26] I. P. M. Wickramasinghe, and J. M. Berg. A Linearization-Based Approach to Vibrational Control of Second-Order Systems. In Proceedings of the 2013 ASME Dynamic Systems and Control Conference, Palo Alto, CA , USA, October 21-23, 2013.
[C25] B. Ren and Q.-C. Zhong. UDE-based Robust Control of Variable-Speed Wind Turbines. The 39th Annual Conference of the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society (IECON2013), Vienna, Austria, November 10-13, 2013.
[C24] B. Ren and Q.-C. Zhong. UDE-based Robust Control for a Class of Non-affine nonlinear systems. 2013 ASME Dynamic Systems and Control Conference, Palo Alto, CA , USA, October 21-23, 2013.
[C23] B. Ren, S. S. Ge, T. H. Lee, and M. Krstic. Region Tracking Control for Multi-Agent Systems with High-Order Dynamics. In Proceedings of the 2013 American Control Conference, Washington, DC, USA, June 17-19, 2013.

[C22] D. H. S. Maithripala, J. M. Berg, D. H. A. Maithripala, and S. Jayasuriya. Control of rigid formations subject to nonholonomic dynamics constraints and velocity bounds. In Proceedings of the 2013 IEEE 8th International Conference on Industrial and Information Systems (ICIIS2013), Aug. 18-20, Sri Lanka, 2013.

[C21] I. P. M. Wickramasinghe and J. M. Berg. Vibrational control of Mathieu's equation. In Proceedings of 2013 IEEE/ASME International Conference on Advanced Intelligent Mechatronics (AIM 2013).

[C20] I. P. M. Wickramasinghe and J. M. Berg. Delay of side pull-in for an electrostatic comb drive model with rotational degree of freedom. In Proceedings of the 2013 American Control Conference, Washington, DC, USA, June 17-19, 2013.
[C19] B. Ren, J.-M. Wang, and M. Krstic. Stabilization of an ODE-Schrodinger Cascade. In Proceedings of the 2012 American Control Conference, Montreal, Canada, June 27- 29, 2012.
[C18] B. Ren, P. Frihauf, M. Krstic, and R. J. Rafac. Laser pulse shaping via iterative learning control and infinite-dimensional extremum seeking. 2011 ASME Dynamic Systems and Control Conference, Arlington, VA, USA, October 31-Nov 2, 2011.
[C17] J.-M. Wang, B. Ren, and M. Krstic. Stabilization of coupled Schrodinger and heat equations with boundary coupling. The 30th Chinese Control Conference, Yantai, China, July 22-24, 2011.
[C16] S. S. Ge, W. He, B. Ren, and Y. S. Choo. Boundary Control of a Flexible Marine Installation System. In Proceedings of the 49th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Atlanta, GA, USA, December 15-17, 2010.
[C15] R.Cui, S. S. Ge, and B. Ren. Synchronized Tracking Control of Multi-Agent System with Limited Information. In Proceedings of the 49th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Atlanta, GA, USA, December 15-17, 2010.
[C14] R.Cui, S. S. Ge, and B. Ren. Synchronized Altitude Tracking of Multiple Unmanned Helicopters. In Proceedings of the 2010 American Control Conference, Baltimore, MD, USA, June 30-July 02, 2010.
[C13] B. Ren, H. Pei, Z. Sun, S. S. Ge, and T. H. Lee. Decentralized Cooperative Control for Swarm Agents with High-Order Dynamics. In Proceedings of the 2009 IEEE International Conference on Automation and Logistics, Shenyang, China, August 5-7, 2009.
[C12] B. Ren, S. S. Ge, Y. Li, Z. X. Jiao, J. K. Liu, and T. H. Lee. Target Region Tracking for Multi-Agent Systems. In Proceedings of the 7th Asian Control Conference, Hong Kong, China, August 27-29, 2009.
[C11] K. P. Tee, S. S. Ge, H. Li, and B. Ren. Control of Nonlinear Systems with Time-Varying Output Constraints. In Proceedings of the 7th IEEE International Conference on Control & Automation, Christchurch, New Zealand, December 9-11, 2009.
[C10] B. Ren, S. S. Ge, K. P. Tee, and T. H. Lee. Adaptive Control for Parametric Output Feedback Systems with Output Constraint. In Proceedings of the Joint 48th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control and 28th Chinese Control Conference, Shanghai, P.R. China, December 16-18, 2009.
[C9] B. Ren, P. P. San, S. S. Ge, and T. H. Lee. Adaptive Dynamic Surface Control for a Class of Strict-Feedback Nonlinear Systems with Unknown Backlash-Like Hysteresis. In Proceedings of the 2009 American Control Conference, St. Louis, MO, USA, June 10-12,2009.
[C8] B. Ren, S. S. Ge, T. H. Lee, and C.-Y. Su. Adaptive Neural Control for Uncertain Nonlinear Systems in Pure-feedback Form with Hysteresis Input. In Proceedings of the 47th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Cancun, Mexico, December 9-11, 2008.
[C7] B. Ren, P. P. San, S. S. Ge, and T. H. Lee. Robust Adaptive NN Control of Hard Disk Drives with Hysteresis Friction Nonlinearity. In Proceedings of the 17th IFAC World Congress, Seoul, Korea, July 6-11, 2008.
[C6] T. H. Lee, B. Ren, and S. S. Ge. Adaptive Neural Control of SISO Time-Delay Nonlinear Systems with Unknown Hysteresis Input. In Proceedings of the 17th IFAC World Congress, Seoul, Korea, July 6-11, 2008.
[C5] S. S. Ge, B. Ren, T. H. Lee and C.-Y. Su. Adaptive Neural Control of SISO Non-Affine Nonlinear Time-Delay Systems with Unknown Hysteresis Input. In Proceedings of the 2008 American Control Conference, Seattle, Washington, USA, June 11-13, 2008.
[C4] B. Ren, S. S. Ge, and T. H. Lee. Adaptive NN Control of Strict-feedback Systems Using ISS-modular Approach. In Proceedings of the 46th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, New Orleans, Louisiana USA, December 12-14, 2007.
[C3] B. Ren, S. S. Ge, and T. H. Lee. Adaptive Neural Network Control for a Class of Nonlinear Systems with Unknown Control Gain. In Proceedings of the Advanced Fuzzy and Neural Control Workshop, Valenciennes, France, October 29-30, 2007.
[C2] S. S. Ge and B. Ren. Neural Network Control for Non-affine Nonlinear Systems. In Proceedings of the European Control Conference 2007, Valenciennes, Kos, Greece, July 2-5, 2007.
[C1] S. S. Ge, B. Ren, and K. P. Tee. Adaptive Neural Network Control of Helicopters with Unknown Dynamics. In Proceedings of the 45th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, San Diego, CA, USA, December 13-15, 2006.

 

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