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Animesh Chakravarthy

[Animesh Chakravarthy]

Associate Professor, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
Last Updated: September 29, 2020
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Research Interests

Research Interests
Dynamics and Control, Robotics Autonomous Systems Bio-inspired and Morphing Aircraft Cyber-physical Systems

Education

Education

    • 2007 PhD in Aeronautics and Astronautics
      Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Boston, MA, 2007
    • 1994 MS in Aerospace Engineering
      Indian Institute of Science (I.I.Sc.), Bangalore, India, 1994
    • 1990 BS in Mechanical Engineering
      Bangalore University, Bangalore, India, 1990

Memberships

    • Dec 2010 to Present Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
      Member
    • Dec 2007 to Present American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics
      Senior Member

Support & Funding

Support & Funding

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    • June 2020 to Aug 2021 Vision-Based Collision Avoidance for Unmanned Aerial Vehicles sponsored by  -  $15000
      (Funded)
    • Aug 2018 to Feb 2021 CAREER: Generalizations in Obstacle Avoidance Theory sponsored by  -  $356980
      Animesh Chakravarthy (Funded)
    • Sept 2019 to Dec 2019 Towards Effective and Efficient Sensing- Motion Co-Design of Swarming Cyber-Physical Systems sponsored by  -  $108011
      Animesh Chakravarthy (Funded)

Publications


      2020
      • Journal Article
        Model-based Control of a Robotic Fish to Enable 3D Maneuvering Through a Moving Orifice
        [Zuo, Wenyu, Dhal, Kashish, Keow, Alicia, Chakravarthy, Animesh, Chen, Zheng]. IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters. 5(3), 4719-4726. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/ 10.1109/LRA.2020.3003862
      • Journal Article
        Adaptive Control of Unactuated Dynamical Systems through interconnections: Stability and Performance Guarantees
        [Gruenwald, Benjamin, Yucelen, Tansel, Chakravarthy, Animesh]. Journal of Adaptive Control and Signal Processing. 34(4), 484-502. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/ https://doi.org/10.1002/acs.3095

      In Process
      • Journal Article
        Cooperative Collision Avoidance Control of Robotic Fish with Impulsive Turning Capability
        [Yi, Xiongfeng, Chakravarthy, Animesh, Chen, Zheng]. IEEE Transactions on Mechatronics. Submitted.

      2019
      • Journal Article
        PDE-based Modeling and Control for Power Generation Management in Wind Farms
        [Ghanavati, Meysam, Chakravarthy, Animesh]. IEEE Transactions on Sustainable Energy. 10(4), 2104-2113.
      • Journal Article
        Cooperative and Optimal Control Laws for a Hybrid-Tailed Robotic Fish
        [Sunkara, Vishwamithra, Chakravarthy, Animesh, Yi, Xiongfeng, Zuo, Wenyu, Chen, Zheng]. IEEE Transactions on Control Systems Technology.
      • Journal Article
        Collision Avoidance of Arbitrarily Shaped Deforming Objects using Collision Cones
        [Sunkara, Vishwamithra, Chakravarthy, Animesh, Ghose, Debasish]. IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters. 4(2), 2156-2163.

      2018
      • Journal Article
        Demand-Side Energy Management by Use of a Design-Then-Approximate Controller for Aggregated Thermostatic Loads
        [Ghanavati, Meysam, Chakravarthy, Animesh]. IEEE Transactions on Control Systems Technology. 26(4), 1439-1448. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/TCST.2017.2705157
      • Journal Article
        Achieving Overlap of Multiple, Arbitrarily Shaped Footprints Using Rendezvous Cones
        [Tholen, Kyle, Sunkara, Vishwamithra, Chakravarthy, Animesh, Ghose, Debasish]. Journal of Guidance Control and Dynamics. 41(6), 1290-1307. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.2514/1.G002932
      • Journal Article
        Decentralised adaptive architectures for control of large-scale active–passive modular systems with stability and performance guarantees
        [Gruenwald, Benjamin, Arabi, Ehsan, Yucelen, Tansel, Chakravarthy, Animesh, McNeely, Drew]. International Journal of Control. "Taylor and Francis". DOI: http://dx.doi.org/https://doi.org/10.1080/00207179.2018.1479537
      • Journal Article
        A Study on Smart SansEC Skin Sensing for Real-Time Monitoring of Flexible Structures
        [Kostogorova-Beller, Yulia, Whitford, Jonathan, Dudley, Kenneth, Menon, Alok, Chakravarthy, Animesh, Steck, James]. IEEE Sensors Journal. 18(7), 2836-2844. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/JSEN.2018.2801251
      • Journal Article
        Collision Cones for Quadric Surfaces in n-Dimensions
        [Chakravarthy, Animesh, Ghose, Debasish]. IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters. 3(1), 604-611. "IEEE". DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/LRA.2017.2776347

      2017
      • Journal Article
        Analysis of automotive cyber-attacks on highways using partial differential equation models
        [Ghanavati, Meysam, Chakravarthy, Animesh]. IEEE Transactions on Control of Network Systems. "IEEE". DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/TCNS.2017.2760865

      2016
      • Journal Article
        Guidance for Precision Three-Dimensional Maneuvers Through Orifices Using Safe-Passage Cones
        [Chakravarthy, Animesh, Ghose, Debasish]. 39(6), 1325-1341. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.2514/1.G001546

      2015
      • Journal Article
        FREQUENCY AND TIME DOMAIN ANALYSIS OF AN AEROELASTIC WING MULTIPLE COMPONENT STRUCTURE
        [Chakravarthy, Animesh, Evans, KatieA., Kuhn, LisaM., Walters, JonathanB.]. 36(9), 1122-1152. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/01630563.2015.1057286

      2014
      • Journal Article
        Performance Metrics for Tiltrotor Flight Dynamics During the Transition Regime
        [Sunkara, Vishwamithra, Nobleheart, Wilfred, Chakravarthy, Animesh]. 37(6), 2042-2046. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.2514/1.G000310

      2012
      • Journal Article
        Dynamics and Performance of Tailless Micro Aerial Vehicle with Flexible Articulated Wings
        [Paranjape, AdityaA., Chung, Soon-Jo, Hilton, HarryH., Chakravarthy, Animesh]. AIAA Journal. 50(5), 1177-1188. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.2514/1.J051447
      • Journal Article
        Generalization of the collision cone approach for motion safety in 3-D environments
        [Chakravarthy, Animesh, Ghose, Debasish]. Autonomous Robots. 32(3), 243-266. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10514-011-9270-z
      • Journal Article
        Time-Varying Dynamics of a Micro Air Vehicle with Variable-Sweep Morphing
        [Chakravarthy, Animesh, Grant, DanielT., Lind, Rick]. 35(3), 890-903. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.2514/1.55078

      2011
      2009

      2020
      • Conference Proceeding
        Adaptive Prediction of Aircraft Loss-of-Control Margins with Coupled Higher-Order Dynamics in the Longitudinal and Lateral-Directional Axes
        [Rafi, Melvin, Steck, James, Chakravarthy, Animesh]. USDOS: "AIAA SciTech".
      • Conference Proceeding
        CONCORD: A UAV Conflict Resolution System using Correlated Equilibrium based Decision Making
        [Tony, Lima, Ghose, Debasish , Chakravarthy, Animesh]. USDOS: "AIAA SciTech".
      • Conference Proceeding
        Determination of Control Inputs of a Fixed-Wing Aircraft for a Given Spatial Trajectory
        [Oznalbant, Zafer, Chakravarthy, Animesh, Dogan, Attila]. USDOS: "AIAA SciTech".
      • Conference Proceeding
        Experimental Results of an Model Reference Adaptive Control Approach on an Interconnected Uncertain Dynamical System
        [Cespedes, E, Dogan, Merve, Yildrim, E, Yucelen, Tansel, Gruenwald, Benjamin, Chakravarthy, Animesh]. USDOS: "AIAA SciTech".
      • Conference Proceeding
        Modeling and Control of Uncertain Hybrid Structure Flexible, Morphing Wing with Stability and Performance Guarantees
        [Menon, Alok, Chakravarthy, Animesh, Gruenwald, Benjamin, Yucelen, Tansel, Steck, James]. USDOS: "AIAA SciTech".
      • Conference Proceeding
        Nonlinear Model Predictive Control based Missile Guidance for Target Interception
        [Bhattacharjee, Diganta, Chakravarthy, Animesh, Subbarao, Kamesh]. USDOS: "AIAA SciTech".

      In Process
      • Conference Proceeding
        PDE-based Modeling and Control for Power Generation Management of Solar Farms
        [Ghanavati, Meysam, Rahbari-Asr, Naved, Chakravarthy, Animesh]. USDOS: "American Control Conference". Submitted.

      2018
      • Conference Proceeding
        On Adaptive Control of Unactuated Dynamical Systems through Interconnections with Stability and Performance Guarantees
        [Gruenwald, Benjamin, Yucelen, Tansel, Chakravarthy, Animesh]. IEEE Conference on Decision and Control.
      • Conference Proceeding
        PDE-based Analysis of Cyber-Attacks in Vehicle Swarms
        IEEE Conference on Decision and Control
        [Chakravarthy, Animesh]. IEEE Conference on Decision and Control.
      • Conference Proceeding
        PDE-based Swarm Control for Contaminant Tracking Applications
        [Ghanavati, Meysam, Chakravarthy, Animesh, Menon, Prathyush]. Proceedings of the ... American Control Conference. 937-942. "IEEE". DOI: http://dx.doi.org/ 10.23919/ACC.2018.8431659
      • Conference Proceeding
        Achieving Variable Formation Shapes for Sweep Operations using Rendezvous Cones
        AIAA SciTech Forum
        [Chakravarthy, Animesh, Ghose, Debasish]. AIAA SciTech Conference. "AIAA".
      • Conference Proceeding
        Adaptive Control for Hybrid PDE Models Inspired from Morphing Aircraft
        AIAA SciTech Forum
        [Menon, Alok, Chakravarthy, Animesh, Nguyen, Nhan]. AIAA SciTech Conference.
      • Conference Proceeding
        Approaches to Real-time Adaptive Prediction of Loss-of-Control Margins with Visual Cue Feedback
        AIAA SciTech Forum
        [Rafi, Melvin, Steck, James, Chakravarthy, Animesh]. AIAA SciTech Conference.
      • Conference Proceeding
        Precision UAV Collision Avoidance using Computationally Efficient Avoidance Maps
        AIAA SciTech Forum
        [Tony, LimaAgnel, Ghose, Debasish, Chakravarthy, Animesh]. AIAA SciTech Conference.
      • Conference Proceeding
        Pursuit Evasion Games using Collision Cones
        AIAA SciTech Forum
        [Sunkara, Vishwamithra, Chakravarthy, Animesh, Ghose, Debasish]. AIAA SciTech Conference.

      2017
      • Conference Proceeding
        Cooperative Collision Avoidance and Formation Control for Objects with Heterogeneous Shapes
        Proceedings of the IFAC
        [Sunkara, VishwamithraReddy, Chakravarthy, Animesh]. 50(1), 10128-10135. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ifacol.2017.08.1793
      • Conference Proceeding
        PDE-based Analysis of Automotive Cyber-Attacks on Highways
        [Ghanavati, Meysam, Chakravarthy, Animesh, Menon, Prathyush]. Proceedings of the ... American Control Conference. 1833-1838.
      • Conference Proceeding
        A Decentralized Adaptive Control Architecture for Large-Scale Active-Passive Modular Systems
        Proceedings of the American Control Conference
        [Gruenwald, BenjaminC., Arabi, Ehsan, Yucelen, Tansel, Chakravarthy, Animesh, McNeely, Drew]. 3347-3352.
      • Conference Proceeding
        Avoidance Maps: A New Concept in UAV Collision Avoidance
        International Conference on Unmanned Aircraft Systems
        [Tony, LimaAgnel, Ghose, Debasish, Chakravarthy, Animesh]. 1483-1492.

      2016
      • Conference Proceeding
        Collision Avoidance Laws for Objects with Arbitrary Shapes
        IEEE Conference on Decision and Control
        [Sunkara, Vishwamithra, Chakravarthy, Animesh]. 5158-5164.

      2015
      • Conference Proceeding
        Demand-side Energy Management by use of a Design-then-Approximate Controller for Aggregated Thermostatic Loads
        Proceedings of the American Control Conference
        [Ghanavati, Meysam, Chakravarthy, Animesh]. 3670-3675.

      2014
      • Conference Proceeding
        A Comparison of Morphing Control Strategies for a Flexible Wing Micro Air Vehicle Model Incorporating Spatial Hysteresis Damping
        IEEE Conference on Decision and Control
        [Walters, JonathanB., Evans, KatieA., Chakravarthy, Animesh, Kuhn, LisaM.]. 583-588.
      • Conference Proceeding
        Active Wing Shaping Control of an Elastic Aircraft
        Proceedings of the American Control Conference
        [Nobleheart, Wilfred, Chakravarthy, Animesh, Nhan Nguyen]. 3059-3064.

      2011
      • Conference Proceeding
        Nonlinear Controllers for Wing Morphing Trajectories of a Heave Dynamics Model
        IEEE Conference on Decision and Control
        [Chakravarthy, Animesh, Evans, KatieA., Evers, Johnny, Kuhn, LisaM.]. 2788-2793.
      • Conference Proceeding
        Target Tracking Strategies for a Nonlinear, Flexible Aircraft-Inspired Model
        Proceedings of the American Control Conference
        [Chakravarthy, Animesh, Evans, KatieA., Evers, Johnny, Kuhn, LisaM.].

      2010
      • Conference Proceeding
        Sensitivities & Functional Gains for a Flexible Aircraft-Inspired Model
        Proceedings of the American Control Conference
        [Chakravarthy, Animesh, Evans, KatieA., Evers, Johnny]. 4893-4898.

Courses

      • AE 5301-002 ADV TOPICS AEROSPACE ENGR
        (Topic: Pursuit-Evasion games | Course Id: 101920)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2020 Download Syllabus
      • MAE 4310-001 INTRO TO AUTOMATIC CONTROL
        (Course Id: 103663)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2020 Download Syllabus
      • ME 6397-001 RESEARCH
        (Course Id: 103485)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2020
      • AE 6397-001 RESEARCH AEROSPACE ENGINEERING
        (Course Id: 101994)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2020
      • AE 5397-001 RESEARCH IN AEROSPACE ENGINEER
        (Course Id: 112457)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2020
      • ME 5390-002 SPEC TOPICS MECH ENGR
        (Topic: Pursuit-Evasion Games | Course Id: 103456)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2020 Download Syllabus
      • ME 5390-900 SPEC TOPICS MECH ENGR
        (Topic: Pursuit-Evasion Games | Course Id: 103456)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2020
      • AE 5398-001 THESIS
        (Course Id: 101981)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2020
      • AE 5698-001 THESIS
        (Course Id: 101982)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2020
      • AE 5362-001 GUIDANCE, NAVIGATION & CONTROL
        (Course Id: 101975)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2020 Download Syllabus
      • AE 5362-002 GUIDANCE, NAVIGATION & CONTROL
        (Course Id: 101975)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2020 Download Syllabus
      • ME 6397-001 RESEARCH
        (Course Id: 103485)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2020
      • AE 6297-001 RESEARCH AEROSPACE ENGINEERING
        (Course Id: 101985)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2020
      • AE 5397-001 RESEARCH IN AEROSPACE ENGINEER
        (Course Id: 112457)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2020
      • AE 5698-001 THESIS
        (Course Id: 101982)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2020
      • MAE 3304-001 ASTRONAUTICS I
        (Course Id: 103626)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2019 Download Syllabus
      • MAE 4310-001 INTRO TO AUTOMATIC CONTROL
        (Course Id: 103663)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2019 Download Syllabus
      • AE 5300-304 PREP COURSE FOR AEROSPACE ENG
        (Course Id: 112148)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2019 Download Syllabus
      • AE 5300-310 PREP COURSE FOR AEROSPACE ENG
        (Course Id: 112148)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2019 Download Syllabus
      • ME 6397-001 RESEARCH
        (Course Id: 103485)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2019
      • ME 5390-002 SPEC TOPICS MECH ENGR
        (Topic: Linear Systems | Course Id: 103456)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2019
      • AE 5362-001 GUIDANCE, NAVIGATION & CONTROL
        (Course Id: 101975)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2019
      • AE 5362-002 GUIDANCE, NAVIGATION & CONTROL
        (Course Id: 101975)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2019
      • MAE 4310-002 INTRO TO AUTOMATIC CONTROL
        (Course Id: 103663)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2018 Download Syllabus

Service to the Profession

    • May 2018 to  2019
      Member
      IFAC Technical Committee
    • 2013 to  2019
      Member
      AIAA Guidance Navigation & Control Technical Committee
    • 2010 to  2019
      Reviewer, Journal Article
      AIAA
    • Dec 2018 to  Jan 2019
      Session Chair
      AIAA SciTech Forum