CURRICULUM VITAE

Jingang Yi

Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Engineering D-157, 98 Brett Road, Piscataway, NJ 08854-8058

Tel: 848-445-3282,  Fax: 732-445-3124,  E-mail: jgyi@rutgers.edu,  http://coewww.rutgers.edu/jgyi

 

EDUCATION

 

Ph.D.

Mechanical Engineering, University of California at Berkeley

May 2002

M.A.

Mathematics, University of California at Berkeley

December 2001

M.Eng.

Precision Instruments, Tsinghua University (China)

June 1996

B.S.

Electrical Engineering, Zhejiang University (China)

June 1993

 

RESEARCH INTERESTS

·        Autonomous robotic systems

o    autonomous vehicles/robots

o    rehabilitation robotic systems

o    human/robot interactions

o    underwater robotic systems

·         Dynamic systems and controls

o    nonlinear, robust, and adaptive control system design

o    cooperative and formation control

o    modeling and control of distributed-parameter systems

o    smart materials/structures and vibration control

·         Automation science and engineering

o    automation for micro-/nano-systems

o    civil infrastructure automation

o    semiconductor manufacturing automation

o    intelligent transportation systems

 

HONORS/AWARDS

·             2015 Best New Applications Paper Award, IEEE Transactions on Automation Science and Engineering

·             2015 Distinguished Visiting Scholars, University of Technology, Sydney (UTS), Australia

·             Shanghai Eastern Scholar (Visiting Professor), City of Shanghai, China, 2015 - 2017

·             Overseas Collaborative Research Award, National Natural Science Foundation of China, 2014 - 2015

·             2014 ASCE Charles Pankow Award for Innovation (for developing RABITTM bridge deck assessment tool)

·             Finalist, Best Conference Paper Award, 2013 IEEE/ASME Int. Conf. on Advanced Intelligent Mechatronics

·             The 2013 Rutgers Board of Trustees Research Fellowship for Scholarly Excellence

·             Semi-plenary speaker, 2012 ASME Dynamic Systems and Control/11th Motion & Vibration Control Conf.

·             National Science Foundation CAREER Award (2010-2016)

·             Finalist, Best Conference Paper Award, 2008 IEEE International Conf. on Automation Science and Engineering

·             Finalist, Best Conference Paper Award, 2007 IEEE International Conf. on Automation Science and Engineering

·             Kayamori Best Paper Award, 2005 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation

·             Guanghua Fellowship, Tsinghua University, 1995

·             Excellent students fellowship, Zhejiang University, 1989-1993

HONORS/AWARDS FOR SUPERVISED STUDENTS

·        Best Student Paper Award, 2015 IEEE/ASME International Conference on Advanced Intelligent Mechatronics

·        2014 ASME Dynamic Systems and Control Division Best Student Paper on Mechatronics

·        Finalist, Best Student Paper Award, 2014 ASME Dynamic Systems and Control Conference

·        Finalist, Best Student Paper Award, 2014 IEEE/ASME Int. Conf. on Advanced Intelligent Mechatronics

·        Finalist, Best Conference Paper Award, 2013 IEEE/ASME Int. Conf. on Advanced Intelligent Mechatronics

·        Best Student Paper Award, 2012 ASME Dynamic Systems and Control/11th Motion & Vibration Control Conf.

·        Best Student Paper Award, 2012 IEEE/ASME International Conference on Advanced Intelligent Mechatronics

·        Finalist, Best Student Paper Award, 2008 ASME Dynamic Systems and Control Conference

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

·        Instructor

Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Rutgers University                                              Fall 2008 – present

o  Byrne Freshmen Seminar: Robotics: The past, the present, the future (Springs 2010, 2016, 2017)

o  GE 222: Engineering mechanics: Dynamics (Fall 2009)

o  MAE 349/350: Measurement laboratory (Fall 2014)

o  MAE 361: Introduction to mechatronics (Springs 2011-2014)

o  MAE 401: Dynamic systems and control (Spring 2017)

o  MAE 435: Energy systems laboratory (Springs 2009, 2010)

o  MAE 486: Design of mechanical systems (Fall 2010)

o  MAE 504: Advanced control I (Falls 2012, 2015, 2016)

o  ECE 506: Control systems II (co-teach, Fall 2009)

o  MAE 512: Robotics and mechatronics (Falls 2013, 2015)

o  MAE 524: Optimal design in mechanical engineering (Falls 2008, 2011; Spring 2010)

o  MAE 602: Independent study: Nonlinear systems and control (Spring 2016)

o  MAE 618: Special applications in control: Nonlinear systems and control (Spring 2011)

Department of Mechanical Engineering, San Diego State University                                                  Spring 2007 – Spring 2008

o  ME 330: Control systems laboratory (Springs 2007, 2008)

o  ME 530: Automatic control systems (Fall 2007)

o  ME 621: Mechanical vibrations (Spring 2008)

o  ME 632: Advanced topics in automatic control (Fall 2007)

Department of Mechanical Engineering, Texas A&M University                                                               Spring 2005 – Fall 2006

o  ENGR 211: Conservation principles for engineering mechanics (Fall 2005)

o  ENGR 221: Introduction to engineering mechanics (Fall 2005)

o  MEEN 221/289: Statics & dynamics (Spring 2006, Summer 2006)

o  MEEN 363: Dynamics and vibrations (Spring 2006)

o  MEEN 364: Dynamic systems and controls (Spring 2005)

o  MEEN 404: Engineering laboratory (Spring 2006)

o  MEEN 431: Advanced system dynamics and controls (Spring 2005; Falls 2005, 2006)

o  MEEN 651: Control system design (Fall 2006)

Departments of Mechanical Engineering, University of California at Berkeley                                                        Spring 2002

o  ME 107B: Mechanical engineering laboratory

·        Teaching assistant

Departments of Mechanical Engineering and Mathematics, University of California at Berkeley         Fall 2000 – Fall 2001

o  ME 134: Automatic control system (Spring 2001, Fall 2001)

o  MATH 1A: Calculus (Fall 2000)

 

RESEARCH EXPERIENCE

·         Associate professor (with tenure)                                                                                                               July 2013 – present

Assistant professor                                                                                                                                     July 2008 – June 2013

Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Rutgers University

·         Graduate faculty member                                                                                                                   December 2011 – present

Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Rutgers University

·         Director                                                                                                                                                            August 2008 – present

Robotics, Automation, and Mechatronics (RAM) Lab, Rutgers University

·         UTS distinguished visiting scholars                                                                                               March 2015 – April 2015

Centre for Autonomous Systems, University of Technology , Sydney (UTS), Australia

·         Assistant professor                                                                                                                               January 2007 – June 2008

Department of Mechanical Engineering and Comp. Science Research Center, San Diego State University

·         Visiting assistant professor January                                                                                                   2005 – December 2006

Department of Mechanical Engineering, Texas A&M University

·         Systems engineer                                                                                                                              May 2002 – December 2004

CMP/Cleaning Technology and New Product Development Divisions, Lam Research Corporation

·         Graduate research assistant                                                                                                         September 1996 – May 2002

Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of California at Berkeley and California PATH

·         Graduate research assistant                                                                                                          September 1993 – July 1996

Sensors and Instrumentation Laboratory, Department of Precision Instruments, Tsinghua University

·         Undergraduate research assistant                                                                                              September 1992 – June 1993

Institute of Electrical Machines and Drives, Department of Electrical Engineering, Zhejiang University

 

PUBLICATIONS (Underlined authors are postdocs, graduate students, or undergraduate students under my supervision. The name with a “†” symbol indicates the corresponding author)

·             Book chapters

B4. Y. Zhang, J. Yi and D. Song, (2014). Dynamic Modeling of Riderless Motorcycles, In Modelling, Simulation and Control of Two-Wheeled Vehicles, M. Tanelli, M. Corno, and S. M. Savaresi (Ed.), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, London, UK, pp 43-58.

B3. Y. Zhang, J. Yi and D. Song, (2014). Autonomous Control of Riderless Motorcycles, In Modelling, Simu- lation and Control of Two-Wheeled Vehicles, M. Tanelli, M. Corno, and S. M. Savaresi (Ed.), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, London, UK, pp 293-318.

B2. D. Song, H. Lee, and J. Yi, (2008). On the Analysis of the Depth Error on the Road Plane for Monocu- lar Vision-Based Robot Navigation, Algorithmic Foundations for Robotics VIII, Springer Tracts on Ad- vanced Robotics, Springer, New York.

B1. C. Canudas de Wit, P. Tsiotras, X. Claeys, J. Yi and R. Horowitz, (2003). Tire/Road Friction Modeling, Estimation and Optimal Braking Control. In Nonlinear and Hybrid Systems for Automotive Control, R. Jo- hansson and A. Rantzer (Eds.), Springer-Varleg, London.

·             Journal papers that have appeared or been accepted

J45. T. Li, Q. Li, T. Liu†, and J. Yi (2016). A simple model for predicting walking energetics with elastically- suspended backpack. Accepted to Journal of Biomechanics.

J44. X. Lu, K. Yu, Y. Zhang, J. Yi†, and J. Liu (2016). Whole-body pose estimation in physical rider-bicycle interactions with a monocular camera and wearable gyroscopes. Conditionally accepted to ASME Journal of Dynamic Systems, Measurement and Control.

J43. W.-J. Tao, Y.-X. Jia, T. Liu†, J. Yi, H. Wang, and Y. Inoue (2016). A novel wheel-track hybrid electric powered wheelchair for stairs climbing. JSME Journal of Advanced Mechanical Design, Systems, and Manu- facturing, vol. 10, no. 4, pp JAMDSM0060.

J42. K. Yu, J. Yi†, and J. W. Shan (2016). Simultaneous multiple-nanowire motion control, planning and manipulation under electric-fields in fluid suspension. IEEE Trans. on Automation Science and Engineering, in press.

J41. C. Akin, J. Yi, L. C. Feldman, C. Durand, S. M. Hus, A.-P. Li, H. Y. Hui, M. A. Filler, and J. W. Shan† (2016). High-throughput determination of electrical conductivity of one-dimensional nanomaterials by contactless, solution-based electro-orientation spectroscopy. Lab on a Chip, vol. 16, no. 11, pp 2126-2134.

J40. Y. Liu, H. Han, T. Liu†, J. Yi, Q. Li, Y. Inoue (2016). A novel tactile sensor with electromagnetic induction for stick-slip interaction testing on a wafer transfer robot. Sensors, vol. 16, no. 4, paper 430.

J39. K. Chen, Y. Zhang, J. Yi†, and T. Liu (2016). An Integrated physical-learning model of physical human- robot interactions with application to pose estimation in bikebot riding. International Journal of Robotics Research, vol. 35, no. 12, pp. 1459-1476.

J38. W. Tao, J. Zhang, G. Li, T. Liu, F. Liu, J. Yi, H. Wang and Y. Inoue (2016). A wearable sensor system for lower-limb rehabilitation evaluation using the GRF and CoP distributions. Measurement Science and Technology, vol. 27, no. 2, p025701.

J37. G. Li, T. Liu, J. Yi, H. Wang, J. Li, and Y. Inoue (2016). The Lower limbs kinematics analysis by wearable sensor shoes. IEEE Sensors Journal, vol. 16, no. 8, pp. 2627-2638.

J36. Y. Zhang, K. Chen, J. Yi†, T. Liu and Q. Pan (2016). Whole-body pose estimation in human bicycle riding using a small set of wearable sensors. IEEE/ASME Trans. on Mechatronics, vol. 21, no. 1, pp 163-174.

J35. C. Akin, J. Yi, L. C. Feldman, C. Durand, A.-P. Li, M. A. Filler, and J. W. Shan (2015). A contactless determination of electrical conductivity of one-dimensional nanomaterials by solution-based electro- orientation spectroscopy. ACS Nano, vol. 9, no. 5, pp 5405-5412.

J34. P. Pandey, D. Pompili, and J. Yi (2015). Dynamic collaboration between networked robots and clouds in resource-constrained environments. IEEE Trans. on Automation Science and Engineering, vol. 12, no. 2, pp 471-480. (Googol Best Applications Paper Award)

J33. K. Yu, J. Yi†, and J. Shan (2015). Motion planning and control of nanowires under electric fields in fluid suspension. IEEE Trans. on Automation Science and Engineering, vol. 12, no. 1, pp 37-49.

J32. C.-Y. Kim, D. Song†, Y. Xu, J. Yi, and X. Wu (2014). Cooperative search of multiple unknown transient radio sources using multiple paired mobile robots. IEEE Trans. on Robotics, vol. 30, no. 5, pp 1161-1173.

J31. Y. Zhang and J. Yi† (2014). Static tire/road stick-slip interactions: Analysis and experiments. IEEE/ASME Trans. on Mechatronics, vol. 19, no. 6, pp 1940-1950.

J30. H. La, R. Lim, B. Basily, N. Gucunski, J. Yi†, A. Maher, F. Romero, and H. Parvardeh (2013). Mechatronic systems design for an autonomous robotic system for high-efficiency bridge deck inspection and evaluation. IEEE/ASME Trans. on Mechatronics, vol. 18, no. 6, pp 1655-1664.

J29. Y. Zhang, K. Chen, and J. Yi† (2013). Rider trunk and bicycle pose estimation with fusion of force/inertial sensors. IEEE Trans. on Biomedical Engineering, vol. 60, no. 9, pp 2541-2551.

J28. Y. Zhang, J. Yi†, and T. Liu (2013). Embedded flexible force sensor for in-situ tire-road interaction measurements. IEEE Sensors Journal, vol. 13, no. 5, pp 1756-1765.

J27. J. Li, Y. Zhang and J. Yi† (2013). A hybrid physical-dynamic tire/road friction model. ASME Journal of Dynamic Systems, Measurement and Control, vol. 135, no. 1, pp 011007-1–011007-11.

J26. D. Song†, C.-Y. Kim, and J. Yi (2012). Simultaneous localization of multiple unknown and transient radio sources using a mobile robot. IEEE Trans. on Robotics, vol. 28, no. 3, pp 668-680.

J25. J. Yi†, J. Li, J. Lu, and Z. Liu (2012). On the dynamic stability and agility of aggressive vehicle maneuvers: A pendulum-turn maneuver example. IEEE Trans. on Control Systems Technology, vol. 20, no. 3, pp 663- 676.

J24. Y. Shi†, H. Fang, and J. Yi (2011). On stable simultaneous input and state estimation for discrete-time linear systems. International Journal of Adaptive Control and Signal Processing, vol. 25, no. 8, pp 671-686.

J23. D. Song†, C.-Y. Kim, and J. Yi (2011). On the time to search for an intermittent signal source under a limited sensing range. IEEE Trans. on Robotics, vol. 27, no. 2, pp 313-323.

J22. W.-C. V. Chan†, J. Yi, and S. Ding (2011). Optimal scheduling of multi-cluster tools with constant robot moving time, Part I: Two-cluster analysis. IEEE Trans. on Automation Science and Engineering, vol. 8, no. 1, pp 5-16.

J21. W.-C. V. Chan, S. Ding, J. Yi†, and D. Song (2011). Optimal scheduling of multi-cluster tools with constant robot moving time, Part II: Tree-like cluster configurations. IEEE Trans. on Automation Science and Engineering, vol. 8, no. 1, pp 17-28.

J20. D. Song, C.-Y. Kim, and J. Yi† (2009). Simultaneous localization of multiple unknown CSMA-based wireless sensor network nodes using a mobile robot with a directional antenna. Journal of Intelligent Service Robotics, vol. 2, no. 4, pp 219-231.

J19. J. Yi†, S. Chang, and Y. Shen (2009). Disturbance observer-based hysteresis compensation for piezoelectric actuators. IEEE/ASME Trans. on Mechatronics, vol. 14, no. 4, pp 456-464.

J18. J. Yi†, H. Wang, J. Zhang, D. Song, S. Jayasuriya, and J. Liu (2009). Kinematic modeling and analysis of skid-steered mobile robots with applications to low-cost inertial measurement unit-based motion estimation. IEEE Trans. on Robotics, vol. 25, no. 5, pp 1087-1097.

J17. A. Mathers, K.S. Moon, and J. Yi† (2009). A vibration-based PMN-PT energy harvester. IEEE Sensors Journal, vol. 9, no. 7, pp 731-739.

J16. J. Yi† (2008). Friction modeling in linear chemical-mechanical planarization. IEEE Control Systems Magazine, vol. 28, no. 5, pp 59-78.

J15. J. Yi† (2008). A piezo-sensor-based “smart tire” system for mobile robots and vehicles. IEEE/ASME Trans. on Mechatronics, vol. 13, no. 1, pp 95-103.

J14. J. Yi† and H. Liang (2008). A PVDF-based deformation and motion sensor: Modeling and experiments. IEEE Sensors Journal, vol. 8, no. 4, pp 384-391.

J13. J. Yi†, S. Ding, D. Song, and M. Zhang (2008). Steady-state throughput and scheduling analysis of multi- cluster tools: A decomposition approach. IEEE Trans. on Automation Science and Engineering, vol. 5, no. 2, pp 321-336.

J12. D. Song†, H.N. Lee, J. Yi, and A. Levandowski (2007). Vision-based motion planning for an autonomous motorcycle on ill-structured roads. Autonomous Robots. vol. 23, no. 3, pp 197-212.

J11. Y. Song, M. Zhang†, J. Yi, L. Zhang, and L. Zheng (2007). Bottleneck station scheduling in semiconductor assembly manufacturing using ant colony optimization.  IEEE Trans.  on Automation Science and Engineering, vol. 4, no. 4, pp 569-578.

J10. S. Ding†, J. Yi and M. Zhang (2006). Multicluster tools scheduling: An integrated event graph and network model approach. IEEE Trans. on Semiconductor Manufacturing, vol. 19, no. 3, pp 339-351.

J9. J. Yi† and R. Horowitz (2006). Macroscopic traffic flow propagation stability for adaptive cruise con- trolled vehicles. Transportation Research, Part C, vol. 14, no. 2, pp 71-85.

J8. J. Yi† (2005). On the wafer/pad friction for chemical-mechanical planarization (CMP) processes, Part I: Modeling and analysis. IEEE Trans. on Semiconductor Manufacturing, vol. 18, no. 3, pp 359-370.

J7. J. Yi† (2005). On the wafer/pad friction for chemical-mechanical planarization (CMP) processes, Part II: Experiments and applications. IEEE Trans. on Semiconductor Manufacturing, vol. 18, no. 3, pp 371-383.

J6. J. Yi† and C. Xu (2005). Broad-band optical end-point detection for linear chemical-mechanical planarization (CMP) processes using an image matching technique. Journal Mechatronics, vol. 15, no. 3, pp 271-290.

J5. L. Alvarez†, J. Yi, R. Horowitz, and L. Olmos (2005). Dynamic friction model-based tire-road friction estimation and emergency braking control. ASME Journal of Dynamic Systems, Measurement and Control, vol. 127, no. 1, pp 22-32.

J4. J. Yi†, Y. Sheng, and C. Xu (2003). Neural network-based uniformity profile control of linear chemical-mechanical planarization (CMP). IEEE Trans. on Semiconductor Manufacturing, vol. 16, no. 4, pp 609-620.

J3. J. Yi, H. Lin, L. Alvarez, and R. Horowitz† (2003). Stability of macroscopic traffic flow modeling through wavefront expansion. Transportation Research, Part B, vol. 37, no. 7, pp 661-679.

J2. J. Yi, L. Alvarez X. Claeys, and R. Horowitz† (2003). Emergency braking control with an observer-based dynamic tire/road friction model and wheel angular velocity measurement. Vehicle System Dynamics, vol. 39, no. 2, pp 81-97.

J1. J. Yi†, L. Alvarez, and R. Horowitz (2002). Adaptive emergency brake control with underestimation of friction coefficient. IEEE Trans. on Control Systems Technology, vol. 10, no. 3, pp 381-392.

·         Journal papers that are under review

JS4. Y. Zhang, K. Song, J. Yi†, P. Huang, and Z. Duan (2016). Pose estimation with partial absolute attitude identification of a rigid body and its supporting moving platform using only two gyroscopes and relative measurements. Submitted to IEEE/ASME Trans. Mechatronics.

JS3. M. Trkov, K. Chen, J. Yi†, and T. Liu (2017). Slip detection and prediction in human walking using only wearable inertial sensors. Submitted to IEEE Trans. on Neural Systems and Rehabilitation Engineering.

JS2. Q. Zhao†, X. Li, J. Yi, J. Xu, and Y. Wu (2017). Object detection based on color and shape features for service robot in semi-structured indoor environment. Submitted to Intelligent Service Robotics.

JS1. C. Huang, Q. Zhao†, Z. Ke, and J. Yi (2017). Recognition results classification and post-processing meth- ods for painting characters on billet surface. Submitted to Advances in Manufacturing.

·         Refereed conference papers that have appeared or been accepted

C106. Y. Zhang, K. Song, J. Yi, Z. Duan, Q. Pan, and P. Huang (2016). Pose estimation with partial absolute attitude identification of a rigid body and its supporting moving platform using two gyroscopes and relative complementary measurements. In Proceedings of 2016 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, Daejeon, Korea, pp 90-95.

C105. C. Chou, S.-H. Yeh, J. Yi, and D. Song, (2016). Extrinsic calibration of a ground penetrating radar. In Proceedings of 2016 IEEE International Conference on Automation Science and Engineering, Dallas, TX, pp 1326-1331.

C104. K. Yu, J. Yi and J. Shan (2016). Time optimal simultaneously motion planning and manipulation of multiple nanowires under electric-fields in fluid suspension. In Proceedings of 2016 IEEE International Conference on Automation Science and Engineering, Dallas, TX, pp 954-959.

C103. A. Arab, K. Yu, and J. Yi, and D. Song (2016). Motion planning for autonomous aggressive vehicle maneuvers. In Proceedings of 2016 IEEE International Conference on Automation Science and Engineering, Dallas, TX, pp 221-226.

C102. A. Arab, K. Yu, J. Yi, and Y. Liu (2016). Motion control of autonomous aggressive vehicle maneuvers. In Proceedings of 2016 IEEE International Conference on Advanced Intelligent Mechatronics, Banff, Canada, pp 1663-1668.

C101. T. Li, Q. Li, T. Liu, J. Yi, and G. Gong (2016), Development of a novel elastic load-carrying device: Design, modeling and analysis. In Proceedings of 2016 IEEE International Conference on Advanced Intelligent Mechatronics, Banff, Canada, pp 1454-1460.

C100. S. Yang, F. Zhang, L. Fan, L. Sun and J. Yi (2016), Research on pose error relations of parallel radio- therapy bed based on total differential method. In Proceedings of 2016 IEEE International Conference on Advanced Intelligent Mechatronics, Banff, Canada, pp 1467-1472.

C99. Y. Shen, T. Liu, Q. Li, J. Yi (2016). A wearable sensor system for knee adduction moment measurement. In Proceedings of 2016 IEEE International Conference on Real-Time Computing and Robotics, Angkor Wat, Cambodia.

C98. P. Wa ng and J. Yi, (2016). Balance equilibrium manifold and control of rider-bikebot systems. In Proceedings of 2016 American Control Conference, Boston, MA, pp 2168-2174.

C97. K. Chen, M. Trkov, S. Chen, J. Yi, and T. Liu, (2016). Balance recovery control of human walking with slips. In Proceedings of 2016 American Control Conference, Boston, MA, pp 4385-4390.

C96. M. Trkov, H. Han, J. Yi, and Y. Liu, (2015). Stick-slip interactions of the soft-solid contact: An integrated LuGre/beam network model approach. In Proceedings of 2015 ASME Dynamic Systems and Control Conference, Columbus, OH, Paper DSCC2015-10002.

C95. K. Yu, J. Yi, and J. Shan, (2015). Simultaneously motion planning and manipulation of multiple nanowires under electric-fields in fluid suspension. In Proceedings of 2015 IEEE International Conference on Automation Science and Engineering, Gothenburg, Sweden, pp 489-494.

C94. K. Chen and J. Yi, (2015). On the relationship between manifold learning latent dynamics and zero dynamics for human bipedal walking. In Proceedings of 2015 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, Hamburg, Germany, pp 971-976.

C93. M. Trkov, K. Chen, J. Yi and T. Liu, (2015). Slip detection and prediction in human walking only using wearable inertial measurement units (IMUs). In Proceedings of IEEE/ASME International Conference on Advanced Intelligent Mechatronics, Busan, Korea, pp 854-859. (Best Student Paper Award.)

C92. Z. Zhu, B. Cong, F. Liu, T. Liu, J. Yi, and Y. Inoue, (2015). Design of respiratory training robot in rehabilitation of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. In Proceedings of IEEE/ASME International Conference on Advanced Intelligent Mechatronics, Busan, Korea, pp 866-870.

C91. K. Chen, M. Trkov, J. Yi, and T. Liu (2015). A robotic bipedal model for human walking with slips. In Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, Seattle, WA, pp 6301-6306.

C90. I. Abraham and J. Yi (2015). Model predictive control of buoyancy-driven autonomous underwater gliders. In Proceedings of American Control Conference, Chicago, IL, pp 1181-1186.

C89. P. Wa ng and J. Yi (2015).  Dynamic stability of a rider-bicycle system:  Analysis and experiments.  In Proceedings of American Control Conference, Chicago, IL, pp 1161-1166.

C88. T. Li, T. Liu, G. Li, W. Tao, Y. Inoue and J. Yi (2014). A novel parallel mechanism designed for walking assistance. In Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Biomimetics, Bali, Indonesia, pp 980-985.

C87. G. Li, T. Liu, T. Li, Y. Inoue and J. Yi (2014). Neural network-based gait assessment using measurements of a wearable sensor system. In Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Biomimetics, Bali, Indonesia, pp 1673-1678.

C86. M. Trkov, J. Yi, T. Liu, and K. Li (2014). Shoe-floor interactions during human slip and fall: Model- ing and experiments. In Proceedings of ASME Dynamic Systems and Control Conference, San Antonio, TX, DSCC2014-6184.

C85. A. Arab, J. Yi, M. M. Fateh, and S. Arabshahi (2014). Robust control of a low-cost mobile robot using a neural network uncertainty compensator. In Proceedings of ASME Dynamic Systems and Control Conference, San Antonio, TX, DSCC2014-6190.

C84. K. Chen, Y. Zhang, and J. Yi (2014). An integrated physical-learning model of physical human-robot interactions: A bikebot riding example. In Proceedings of ASME Dynamic Systems and Control Conference, San Antonio, TX, DSCC2014-6007. (Best Student Paper Award finalist, ASME DSCD Best Student Paper on Mechatronics Award.)

C83. Y. Zhang, K. Chen, J. Yi, and L. Liu (2014). Pose estimation in physical human-machine interactions with application to bicycle riding. In Proceedings of IEEE/RSJ International Conference Intelligent Robots and Systems, Chicago, IL, pp 3333-3338.

C82. H. La, N. Gucunski, S.-H. Kee, J. Yi, T. Senlet and L. Nguyen (2014). Autonomous robotic system for bridge deck data collection and analysis. In Proceedings of IEEE/RSJ International Conference Intelligent Robots and Systems, Chicago, IL, pp 1950-1955.

C81. X. Lu, K. Yu, Y. Zhang, J. Yi, and J. Liu (2014). Whole-body pose estimation in physical rider-bicycle interactions with a monocular camera and a set of wearable gyroscopes. In Proceedings of IEEE/RSJ International Conference Intelligent Robots and Systems, Chicago, IL, pp 4124-4129.

C80. K. Yu, J. Shan, and J. Yi (2014). Motion control and manipulation of nanowires under electric-fields in fluid suspension. In Proceedings of IEEE/ASME International Conference on Advanced Intelligent Mechatronics, BesancΈon, France, pp 366-371. (Best Student Paper Award finalist.)

C79. Y. Lu, D. Song, and J. Yi (2014). High level landmark-based visual navigation using unsupervised geo- metric constraints in local bundle adjustment. In Proceedings of IEEE International Conference Robotics and Automation, Hong Kong, China, pp 1540-1545.

C78. Y. Zhang, P. Wa ng, J. Yi, D. Song and T. Liu (2014). Stationary balance control of a bikebot. In Proceedings of IEEE International Conference Robotics and Automation, Hong Kong, China, pp 6706-6711.

C77. X. Lu, Y. Zhang, K. Yu, J. Yi, and J. Liu (2013). Upper limb pose estimation in rider-bicycle interactions with an un-calibrated monocular camera and wearable gyroscopes. In Proceedings of 2013 ASME Dynamic Systems and Control Conference, Palo Alto, CA, DSCC2013-3839.

C76. K. Yu, X. Lu, J. Yi, and J. Shan (2013). Electrophoresis-based motion planning and control of nanowires in suspended fluids. In Proceedings of 2013 IEEE International Conference on Automation Science and Engineering, Madison, WI, pp 831-836.

C75. F. Liu, M. Trkov, J. Yi, and N. Gucunski (2013). Modeling and mechatronic design of rotary percussive drilling for autonomous robotic bridge decks rehabilitation. In Proceedings of 2013 IEEE International Conference on Automation Science and Engineering, Madison, WI, pp 1075-1080.

C74. H. La, R. Lim, B. Basily, N. Gucunski, J. Yi, A. Maher, F. Romero, and H. Parvardeh (2013). Autonomous robotic system for high-efficiency non-destructive bridge deck inspection and evaluation. In Proceedings of 2013 IEEE International Conference on Automation Science and Engineering, Madison, WI, pp 1065-1070.

C73. K. Chen, Y. Zhang, and J. Yi (2013). Modeling rider/bicycle interactions with learned dynamics on constrained embedding manifolds. In Proceedings of 2013 IEEE/ASME International Conference on Advanced Intelligent Mechatronics, Wollongong, Australia, pp 442-447. (Best Conference Paper Award finalist.)

C72. Y. Zhang, K. Chen, and J. Yi (2013). Dynamic rider/bicycle pose estimation with force/IMU measurements. In Proceedings of 2013 American Control Conference, Washington, DC, pp 2846-2851.

C71. H. Wa ng, P. Singh, and J. Yi (2013). Dynamic model-aided localization of underwater autonomous gliders. In Proceedings of 2013 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, Karlsruhe, Germany, pp 5545-5550.

C70. C.-Y. Kim, D. Song, and J. Yi (2013). Decentralized searching of multiple unknown and transient radio sources. In Proceedings of 2013 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, Karlsruhe, Germany, pp 919-924.

C69. Y. Zhang and J. Yi (2012). Tire/road stick-slip interactions: Analysis and experiments. In Proceedings of 2012 ASME Dynamic Systems and Control Conference, Ft. Lauderdale, FL, DSCC2012/MOVIC2012-8619. (Best Student Paper Award, Semi-plenary presentation.)

C68. J. Yi, D. Soudbakhsh, Y. Zhang and Y. Zhang (2012). Why some Parkinson’s disease patients cannot stand or walk but can ride a bicycle – A control system-based analysis. In Proceedings of 2012 ASME Dynamic Systems and Control Conference, Ft. Lauderdale, FL, DSCC2012/MOVIC2012-8735.

C67. Y. Zhang, A. W. Allen, J. Yi and T. Liu (2012). Understanding tire/road stick-slip interactions with embedded rubber force sensors. In Proceedings of 2012 IEEE/ASME International Conference on Advanced Intelligent Mechatronics, Kaohsiung, Taiwan, pp 550-555.

C66. Y. Zhang, F. Liu, M. Trkov and J. Yi (2012). Human rider/bicycle pose estimation in bicycling with integrated IMU/force sensor measurements. In Proceedings of 2012 IEEE/ASME International Conference on Advanced Intelligent Mechatronics, Kaohsiung, Taiwan, pp 604-609. (Best Student Paper Award.)

C65. D. Soudbakhsh, Y. Zhang, and J. Yi (2012). Stability analysis of human balance control of stationary bicycles. In Proceedings of the 2012 American Control Conference, Montreal, Canada, pp 2755-2760.

C64. J. Yi, J. Li, and H. Lin (2011). Spherical modeling and nonlinear model predictive control of electroporation. In Proceedings of the 2011 ASME Dynamic Systems and Control Conference, Arlington, VA, DSCC2011- 5984.

C63. J. Li and J. Yi (2011).  Vehicle motion stability with two vehicle dynamics models.  In Proceedings of the 2011 ASME Dynamic Systems and Control Conference, Arlington, VA, DSCC2011-6195.

C62. J. Li, Y. Zhang, J. Yi, and Z. Liu (2011). Understanding agile-maneuver driving strategies using coupled longitudinal/lateral vehicle dynamics. In Proceedings of the 2011 ASME Dynamic Systems and Control Conference, Arlington, VA, DSCC2011-6152.

C61. Y. Zhang, J. Li, J. Yi and D. Song (2011). Balance control and analysis of stationary riderless motorcycles. In Proceedings of the 2011 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, Shanghai, China, pp 3018-3023.

C60. C.-Y. Kim, D. Song, Y. Xu, and J. Yi (2011). Localization of multiple unknown transient radio sources using multiple paired mobile robots with limited sensing ranges. In Proceedings of the 2011 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, Shanghai, China, pp 5167-5172.

C59. Y. Xu, D. Song, and J. Yi (2010). Exact algorithms for non-overlapping 2-frame problem with non-partial coverage for networked robotic cameras. In Proceedings of 2010 IEEE International Conference on Automation Science and Engineering, Toronto, Canada, pp 503-508.

C58. Y. Zhang and J. Yi (2010).  Velocity field-based maneuver regulation of autonomous motorcycles.  In Proceedings of the 2010 IFAC Symposium on Mechatronic Systems, Cambridge, MA, pp 385-392.

C57. J. Li, J. Yi, Z. Liu and J. Lu (2010). On the dynamic stability and agility of aggressive vehicle maneuvers: A pendulum-turn maneuver example. In Proceedings of the 2010 ASME Dynamic Systems and Control Conference, Cambridge, MA, Paper DSCC2010-4032.

C56. P. Ge, J. Yi, J. Li and H. Lin (2010). Model predictive control of an electroporation process. In Proceedings of the 2010 ASME Dynamic Systems and Control Conference, Cambridge, MA, Paper DSCC2010-4243.

C55. D. Song, C.-Y. Kim, and J. Yi (2010). Stochastic modeling of the expected time to search for an intermittent signal source under a limited sensing range. In Proceedings of 2010 Robotics Science and Systems, Zaragoza, Spain.

C54. Y. Zhang and J. Yi (2010).  Modeling and balance control of human/bicycle systems.  In Proceedings of 2010 IEEE/ASME International Conference on Advanced Intelligent Mechatronics, Montreal, Canada, pp. 1385-1390.

C53. J. Yi, Y. Zhang, and D. Song (2009). Autonomous motorcycles for agile maneuvers, Part I: Dynamic modeling. In Proceedings of 48th IEEE International Conference on Decision and Control/28th Chinese Control Conference, Shanghai, China, pp 4613-4618.

C52. J. Yi, Y. Zhang, and D. Song (2009). Autonomous motorcycles for agile maneuvers, Part II: Control systems design. In Proceedings of 48th IEEE International Conference on Decision and Control/28th Chinese Control Conference, Shanghai, China, pp 4619-4624.

C51. J. Yi (2009). On the hybrid physical/dynamic tire-road friction model. In Proceedings of the ASME Dynamic Systems and Control Conference, Hollywood, CA, Paper DSCC2009-2548.

C50. J. Yi and E. H. Tseng (2009). Nonlinear analysis of vehicle lateral motions with a hybrid physical/dynamic tire-road friction model. In Proceedings of the ASME Dynamic Systems and Control Conference, Hollywood, CA, Paper DSCC2009-2717.

C49. M.S. Fadali, Y. Shen, S. Jafarzadeh, and J. Yi (2009). Electro-tactile preference Identification using fuzzy logic. In Proceedings of the 31st IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Conference, Minneapolis, MN.

C48. S. Chang, J. Yi, and Y. Shen (2009). Disturbance observer-based hysteresis compensation for piezoelectric micro-actuators. In Proceedings of the 2009 American Control Conference, St. Lious, MO, pp 4196-4201.

C47. D. Song, C.-Y. Kim, and J. Yi (2009). Simultaneous localization of multiple unknown transient radio sources using a mobile robot with a directional antenna. In Proceedings of the 2009 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, Kobe, Japan, pp 3154 - 3159.

C46. H. Wang, J. Zhang, J. Yi, D. Song, S. Jayasuriya, and J. Liu (2009). Modeling and analysis of skid-steered mobile robots. In Proceedings of the 2009 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, Kobe, Japan, pp 4112-4117.

C45. D. Song, H. Lee, and J. Yi (2008). On the analysis of the depth error on the road plane for monocular vision-based robot navigation. In Proceedings of the Eighth International Workshop on the Algorithmic Foundations of Robotics, Guanajuato, Mexico.

C44. K.S. Moon, A. Mathers, and J. Yi (2008). Development of a PMN-PT/PDMS vibrational energy harvester. In Proceedings of SPIE International Symposium on Optomechatronic Technologies, San Diego, CA, Paper 7266B-210.

C43. S.J. Cozen, R. Zhang, Y. Shen, N. Xi, and J. Yi (2008). Quantitative biomechanical analysis of Drosophila through the stages of embryogenesis using a sensorized human/robot cooperative interface. In Proceedings of 2008 IEEE Biomedical Circuits and Systems Conference, Baltimore, MD, pp 69-72.

C42. A. Mathers, K.S. Moon, and J. Yi (2008). A PMN-PT/PDMS vibrational energy harvester: Design, modeling and experiments. In Proceedings of the ASME Dynamic Systems and Control Conference, Paper DSCC2008-2115, Ann Arbor, MI. (Best Student Paper Award finalist.)

C41. J. Yi and E.H. Tseng (2008). A “smart tire” system for tire/road friction estimation. In Proceedings of the ASME Dynamic Systems and Control Conference, Paper DSCC2008-2279, Ann Arbor, MI.

C40. J. Yi, H. Wang, J. Liu, and D. Song (2008). LMST-based consensus control of multi-robot systems with kinodynamic constraints. In Proceedings of the ASME Dynamic Systems and Control Conference, Paper DSCC2008-2216, Ann Arbor, MI.

C39. J. Zhang, J. Yi, and S. Jayasuriya (2008). A framework for multi-task formation control of nonholonomic robot systems. In Proceedings of the ASME Dynamic Systems and Control Conference, Paper DSCC2008-2244, Ann Arbor, MI.

C38. W.J. Chan, J. Yi, S. Ding, and D. Song (2008). Optimal scheduling of k-unit production of multi-cluster tools with single-blade robots. In Proceedings of 2008 IEEE International Conference on Automation Science and Engineering, Washington, DC, pp 335-340. (Spansion Best Conference Paper Award finalist.)

C37. J. Yi, S. Chang, K. Moon, and Y. Shi (2008). Dynamic modeling of an L-shape PMN-PT piezo-based manipulator. In Proceedings of 2008 American Control Conference, Seattle, WA, pp 3755-3760.

C36. H. Fang, Y. Shi, and J. Yi (2008). Simultaneous input and state estimation with a minimum mean square error and minimum variance. In Proceedings of 2008 American Control Conference, Seattle, WA, pp 2421- 2426.

C35. Y. Xu, D. Song, J. Yi, and A. F. van der Stappen (2008). An approximation algorithm for the least overlap- ping p-frame problem with non-partial coverage for networked robotic cameras. In