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[B1] B. Ren, S. S. Ge, C. Chen, C.-H. Fua and T. H. Lee. Modeling, Control and Coordination of Helicopter Systems. Springer, 2012.
Patents
[P3] Y. Wang, and B. Ren, "Seamless Mode Change Between Grid-Connected Mode and Islanded Mode for PV Systems", PCT/US2022/031422. Filed on May 27, 2022.
[P2] B. Ancell, C. Lindquist, N. Flores, B. Ren, K. Rainwater, “Home Utility Management System”, Application No. 17/442,250. Filed on September 23, 2021.
[P1] B. Ren, Y. Wang, and Q.-C. Zhong, UDE-Based Robust Droop Control for Parallel Inverter Operation, US Patent No.10,651,656. Awarded on May 12, 2020 (2017 TechConnect National Innovation Award).
2024
[J48] K. Norman, B. Ren, and Q. Zhong. Learning-by-doing: Design and Implementation of a Solar Array Simulator with a SYNDEM Smart Grid Research and Educational Kit. IEEE Power Electronics Magazine, vol. 11, no. 1, pp. 47-54, 2024.
2023
[J47] Z. Chen, Y Hao, Z. Su, B. Ren, and L. Sun. Stability Analysis and Quantitative Tuning of Modified Uncertainty and Disturbance Estimator based Control for a Class of Time-delay Processes. IEEE Transactions on Automation Science and Engineering. Early Access. 2023.
[J46] Y. Wang, Q. Lu, and B. Ren. Wind Turbine Crack Inspection using a Quadrotor with Image Motion Blur Avoided. IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters, vol. 8, no. 2, pp. 1069-1076, 2023.
2022
[J45] Y. Wang, B. Ren, and S. Liyanage. Unified Control Scheme for a Dual-stage Grid-Connected PV System with Mode Change. Solar Energy, Vol. 239, pp. 88-101, 2022.
[J44] Y. Dong, B. Ren, and Q.-C. Zhong, Bounded Universal Droop Control to Enable the Operation of Power Inverters Under Some Abnormal Conditions and Maintain Voltage and Frequency Within Predetermined Ranges, IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, vol. 69, no. 11, pp. 11633-11643, 2022.
[J43] Y. Wang, Y. Wang and B. Ren. Energy Saving Quadrotor Control for Field Inspections. IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics – Systems, vol. 52, no. 3, pp. 1768-1777, 2022.
2021
[J42] Y. Wang, B. Ren, Q.-C. Zhong, and J. Dai. Bounded Integral Controller with Limited Control Power for Nonlinear Multiple-Input and Multiple-Output Systems. IEEE Transactions on Control Systems Technology, vol. 29, no. 3, pp. 1348-1355, 2021.
[J41] Y. Wang, B. Ren, and Q.-C. Zhong. Bounded UDE-based Controller for Input Constrained Systems with Uncertainties and Disturbances. IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, vol. 68, no. 2, pp. 1560-1570, 2021.
[J40] Z. Tian, Q.-C. Zhong, B. Ren, and J. Yuan. UDE-based Robust Control for Systems with Mismatched Uncertainties Via Feedback Compensation. International Journal of Control, vol. 94, no. 7, pp. 1723-1733, July 2021.
2020
[J39] Q.-C. Zhong, Y. Wang, Y. Dong, B. Ren and M. Amin, Go Real: Power Electronics From Simulations to Experiments in Hours: Versatile Experimental Tool for Next Generation Engineers, in IEEE Power Electronics Magazine, vol. 7, no. 3, pp. 52-61, Sept. 2020.
[J38] S. Liyanage, Y. Wang, Y. Dong, and B. Ren. Sustainable, Portable, and Efficient Electricity Delivery (SPEED): Design, Control, and Testing. IEEE Access, vol. 8, pp. 73082-73095, 2020.
[J37] J. Dai, C. Annasiwatta, A. Bernussi, Z. Fan, J. M. Berg and B. Ren. Continuous Phase Control of Vanadium Dioxide Films. ASME Journal of Dynamic Systems, Measurement and Control, vol. 142, no. 9, pp. 094503, 2020.
[J36] Q. Lu, B. Ren, and S. Parameswaran. Uncertainty and Disturbance Estimator-Based Global Trajectory Tracking Control for a Quadrotor. IEEE/ASME Transactions on Mechatronics, vol. 25, no. 3, pp. 1519-1530, 2020.
[J35] B. Ren, J. Dai, and Q.-C. Zhong. UDE-based Robust Output Feedback Control with Applications to a Piezoelectric Stage. IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, vol. 67, no. 9, pp. 7819-7828, 2020.
2019
[J34] Q.-C. Zhong, Y. Wang, and B. Ren. Connecting the Home Grid to the Public Grid: Field Demonstration of Virtual Synchronous Machines. IEEE Power Electronics Magazine, vol. 6, no. 4, pp. 41-49, 2019.
[J33] Z. Tian, Q.-C. Zhong, B. Ren and J. Yuan. Stabilisability Analysis and Design of UDE-based Robust Control. IET Control Theory and Applications, vol. 13, no. 10, pp. 1445-1453, 2019.
[J32] Y. Dong, and B. Ren. UDE-Based Variable Impedance Control of Uncertain Robot Systems. IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics: Systems, vol. 49, no. 12, pp. 2487-2498, Dec. 2019.
2018
[J31] J. Dai, and B. Ren, and Q.-C. Zhong. UDE-based Backstepping Control for Nonlinear Systems with Mismatched Uncertainties and Disturbances. ASME Journal of Dynamic Systems, Measurement and Control, vol. 140, no. 12, pp. 121005, 2018.
[J30] J. Dai, and B. Ren. UDE-based Robust Boundary Control for an Unstable Parabolic PDE with Unknown Input Disturbance. Automatica, vol. 50, no. 1, pp. 11403-11408. 2018.
[J29] Y. Wang, and B. Ren. Fault Ride-Through Enhancement for Grid-tied PV Systems with Robust Control. IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, vol. 65, no. 3, pp. 2302-2312. 2018.
[J28] Q. Lu, B. Ren, and S. Parameswaran. Shipboard Landing Control Enabled by an Uncertainty and Disturbance Estimator. Journal of Guidance, Control, and Dynamics, vol. 41, no. 7, pp. 1502-1520, 2018.
[J27] 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, vol. 140, no. 3, pp. 031001. 2018.
[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, vol. 9, no. 2, pp. 786-796. 2018.
2017
[J25] 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.
[J24] 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.
[J23] 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.
2016
[J22] 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.
[J21] 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.
[J20] 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.
2015
[J19] 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.
[J18] 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.
[J17] G. C. Konstantopoulos, Q.-C. Zhong, B. Ren, and M. Krstic. Stability Analysis and
Fail-safe Operation of Inverters Operated in Parallel. International Journal of Control. vol. 88, no. 7, pp. 1410-1421. 2015.
[J16] 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.
[J15] 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.
2013
[J14] 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.
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.
[C55] K. Norman, B. Ren, and Q. Zhong. Control of Parallel Solar-Battery Systems Enabled by a θ-Converter Topology. The 2024 American Control Conference, Toronto, ON, Canada, July 8-12, 2024.
Y. Wang and B. Ren. Quadrotor-enabled Autonomous Parking Occupancy Detection. The 2020 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS 2020), Las Vegas, NV, October 25-29, 2020.
[C54] Y. Wang and B. Ren. Quadrotor-enabled Autonomous Parking Occupancy Detection. The 2020 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS 2020), Las Vegas, NV, October 25-29, 2020.
[C53] Q. Lu, B. Ren, and Y.-D. Ji. Uncertainty and Disturbance Estimator-Based Robust Region Tracking Control for Multiple Quadrotors. The 2020 ASME Dynamic Systems and Control Conference, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, October 4 – 7, 2020.
[C52] Y. Wang, Y. Dong, J. Dai, B. Ren, and Q.-C. Zhong. Error Dynamics Design via a Repetitive Loop for UDE-Based Robust Control to Reject Periodic Disturbances. The 2020 ASME Dynamic Systems and Control Conference, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, October 4 – 7, 2020.
[C51] Q. Zhong, Y. Wang, M. Amin, Y. Dong and B. Ren. Smart Grid Research and Educational Kit to Enable the Control of Power Electronic-based Systems from Simulations to Experiments in Hours. The 21st World Congress of the International Federation of Automatic Control, Berlin, Germany, 12-17 July 2020.
[C50] S. Liyanage, Y. Wang, Y. Dong, and B. Ren. A Sustainable, Portable, and Efficient Electricity Delivery (SPEED) System. The IEEE Green Technologies Conference (IEEE GreenTech), Lafayette, Louisiana, April 3-6, 2019.
[C49] J. Dai, C. Annasiwatta, A. Bernussi, Z. Fan, J. M. Berg and B. Ren. Continuous Phase Tuning of Vanadium Dioxide Films Using Robust Feedback Mechanism. 2019 American Control Conference, 2019.
[C48] Y. Wang, Y. Wang, Y. Dong and B. Ren. Bounded UDE-Based Control for a SLAM Equipped Quadrotor with Input Constraints. 2019 American Control Conference, 2019.
[C47] R. Parlange, J. Martinez-Carranza, L.E. Sucar, and B. Ren. Vision-based Autonomous Navigation for Wind Turbine Inspection using an Unmanned Aerial Vehicle. The 10th International Micro Air Vehicle Competition and Conference (IMAV 2018), Melbourne, Australia, November 22-23, 2018.
[C46] Y. Wang, Y. Dong, B. Ren and Q.-C. Zhong. UDE-based Robust Control for AC/DC Converters. 44th Annual Conference of the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society (IECON2018) Proceedings, IEEE, 2018.
[C45] Q. Lu, S. Parameswaran, and B. Ren. Heat Transfer by a Rotating Liquid Jet Impingement Cooling System. 2018 ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition (IMECE), 2018.
[C44] Y. Wang, B. Ren and Q.-C. Zhong. Bounded UDE-based Controller for Systems with Input Constraints. 2018 IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (CDC), 2018.
[C43] Y. Wang, B. Ren and Q.-C. Zhong. Bounded Integral Controller for MIMO Nonlinear Systems with Inputs Constraint. 2018 American Control Conference, 2018.
[C42] J. Dai, B. Ren and Q.-C. Zhong. Output Feedback Trajectory Tracking Control via Uncertainty and Disturbance Estimator. 2018 American Control Conference, 2018.
[C41] 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.
[C40] 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.
[C39] 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.
[C38] 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.
[C37] 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.
[C36] 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.
[C35] 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.
[C34] 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.
[C33] 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.
[C32] 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).
[C31] 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.
[C30] 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.
[C29] 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.
[C28] 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.
[C27] 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.
[C26] 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.
[C25] 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.
[C24] 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.
[C23] 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.
[C22] 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.
[C21] 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.
[C20] 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.
[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.
[CP7] L. Arce, M. Chamana, I. Osman, B. Ren, Q.-C. Zhong, S. Bayne. Large-Scale Adoption of Self Synchronized Universal Droop Controller-Based Inverters to Enable Ancillary Services for Different Modes of Distribution System Operations, Poster Session at the 11th Advanced Energy Conference (AEC 2021) (virtual), June 2021. (Second Place Graduate Winner)
[CP6] Y. Dong, B. Ren and Q.-C. Zhong. Autonomous Microgrid Enabled by Grid-forming Power Electronic Converters, Poster Session at the 11th Advanced Energy Conference (AEC 2021) (virtual), June 2021.
[CP5] K. Norman, A. Ghuli, and B. Ren. Empowering Students with Interdisciplinary Hands-On Experience for Renewable Energy, Poster Session at the 11th Advanced Energy Conference (AEC 2021) (virtual), June 2021.
[CP4] Y. Dong (presenter), B. Ren and Q.-C. Zhong, An Autonomous Microgrid with Eight Grid-forming Power Electronic Converters, Student Project Demonstration at the 12th Annual IEEE Energy Conversion Congress & Exposition (ECCE 2020) (Virtual), October 2020.
[CP3] J. Dai (presenter), C. Annasiwatta, J. M. Berg, A. Bernussi, Z. Fan and B. Ren. Continuous Phase Transition Control of Vanadium Dioxide Using Feedback Mechanism. NSF Poster Competition at the 2018 ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition (IMECE), Pittsburgh, PA, 2018.
[CP2] B. Ren (presenter). UDE-Based Robust Droop Control of Inverters in Parallel Operation, at the 2017 Texas Systems Day, College Station, TX, March 2017.
[CP1] B. Ren (presenter). UDE-Based Robust Control for a Class of Nonlinear Non-Affine Systems, at the 2014 Texas Systems Day, College Station, TX, March 2014.