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We are pleased to announce that Prof. Chen received a Provost’s Teaching Innovation Mini Grant for advancing excellence and innovation in teaching and learning.

We are pleased to announce that we have one new journal paper to appear in Automatica! Xu Chen, Tianyu Jiang, and Masayoshi Tomizuka. Pseudo Youla-Kucera parameterization with control of the waterbed effect for local loop shaping. Automatica, 2015. In press. [ DOI | .pdf ]  

MACS welcomes three new lab members. They are Fabio Sorvillo, Dan Wang and Hui Xiao.  Fabio Sorvillo earned his bachelor degree in Mechanical Engineering from Cooper Union in New York and master degree from  Florida Institute of Technology in Melbourne. He has been working at General Dynamics – Electric Boat.…

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We are pleased to announce that we have two new journal papers to appear in 2015: [1] Xu Chen and Masayoshi Tomizuka. Discrete-time reduced-complexity Youla parameterization for dual-input single-output systems. IEEE Transactions on Control Systems Technology, 2015. [ DOI ] [2] Xu Chen and Masayoshi Tomizuka. Overview and new results in disturbance observer based…

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1, Kelly Cochran has joined MACS lab. She is a junior year Mechanical Engineering undergraduate and a candidate of accelerated M.S. program. She will take the project of Human-machine interaction. Welcome Kelly! 2, We have a new patent granted, on high-performance adaptive feedforward control with application to disturbance rejection. Xu Chen, JianGuo…

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MACS Lab welcomes a new member in Spring 2015! Tianyu Jiang joins the lab as a PhD student. He obtained his B.S. degree at the Department of Precision Machinery and Precision Instrumentation of University of Science and Technology of China. His research interest is in dynamic systems and controls, both in theory and…

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Greg, a junior from UCONN, has just joined the MACS lab! We welcome him to the team. Greg joins Tim, Bola, and Prof. Chen in the MACS lab. Zaid Bhujwala ’13, has joined the MACS Lab. Majoring in Computer Science. He brings his interest and experience in programming to the MACS…

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We have a new patent granted, about disturbance rejection at ultra-high frequencies in hard disk drives. Xu Chen, Wei Xi, Young-hoon Kim, and Kuang-Yang Tu. “Methods for Closed-loop Compensation of Ultra-high Frequency Disturbances in Hard Disk Drives and Hard Disk Drives Utilizing Same,” US patent US863005, January 14, 2014.

MACS welcomes Tim and Bola as new members of the lab! Both Tim and Bola are from Uconn. They are helping to build the lab and conduct research in additive manufacturing and robotics.

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