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Dr Yan Wan

[Dr Yan Wan]

Professor, Electrical Engineering
Last Updated: January 26, 2021
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Research Interests

Research Interests
Decentralized Control; Large-scale Dynamical Networks; Stochastic Networks; Uncertainty Quantification; Learning Control and Graphical Games; Cyber-Physical Systems; Air Traffic Management; Urban Aerial Mobility; Sensor/Robot/UAV Networking; Autonomous Driving

Biography

Biography

Dr. Yan Wan is currently a Professor in the Electrical Engineering Department at the University of Texas at Arlington. She received her Ph.D. degree in Electrical Engineering from Washington State University in 2009 and then did postdoctoral training at the University of California, Santa Barbara. Her research interests lie in the modeling, evaluation, and control of large-scale dynamical networks, cyber-physical system, stochastic networks, decentralized control, learning control, networking, uncertainty analysis, algebraic graph theory, and their applications to air traffic management, urban aerial mobility, sensor/robot/UAV networking, and autonomous driving. She received research grants from NSF, ONR, ARO, NIST, IEEE, Ford, Lockheed, and MITRE Corporation as subcontracts from the FAA. Her research has led to over 180 publications and successful technology transfer outcomes. She has received several prestigious awards, including the NSF CAREER Award, RTCA William E. Jackson Award, U.S. Ignite and GENI demonstration awards, IEEE WCNC and ICCA Best Paper Awards, UTA Outstanding Research Achievement or Creative Accomplishment Award, UNT Early Career Award for Research and Creativity, UTA STARS Award, and Tech Titan of the Future – University Level Award. She currently serves as the Associate Editor for IEEE Transactions on Control of Network Systems, IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics: Systems, Transactions of the Institute of Measurement and Control, Unmanned Systems, and Journal of Advanced Control for Applications. She also serves as a Conference Editorial Board Member of the IEEE Control Systems Society, and Technical Committee Member of AIAA Intelligent Systems, IEEE CSS Nonlinear Systems and Control, and IEEE CSS Networks and Communication Systems.

Education

Education

    • 2009 PhD in Electrical and Computer Engineering
      Washington State University, 2009
    • 2004 MS in Elecrical Engineering
      The University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, Alabama, 2004
    • 2001 BS in Electrical Engineering
      Nanjing University Of Aeronaut, 2001

Appointments

Appointments

    • Sept 2020 to Present Professor
      University of Texas at Arlington
    • Sept 2016 to Aug 2020 Associte Professor
      University of Texas at Arlington
    • Sept 2015 to Aug 2016 Associate Professor
      Department of Electrical Engineering , University of North Texas (Denton, TX, United States)
    • Sept 2009 to Aug 2015 Assistant Professor
      Department of Electrical Engineering , University of North Texas (Denton, TX, United States)
    • Jan 2009 to July 2009 Postdoctoral Fellow
      Institute for Collaborative Biotechnologies, University of Califoria
    • Sept 2006 to Dec 2008 Research Assistant
      Electrical Engineering, Control Systems Laboratory (Pullman, WA, United States)
    • Sept 2004 to Aug 2008 Teaching Assistant
      Electrical Engineering, WSU (Pullman, WA, United States)
    • Sept 2005 to Aug 2006 Research Assistant
      Microarray laboratory, College of Veterinary Medicine (Pullman, WA, United States)
    • Sept 2003 to Aug 2004 Research Assistant
      Circuit and System Design laboratory, Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Alabama (Tuscaloosa, AL, United States)
    • Sept 2002 to Aug 2004 Teaching Assistant
      Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Alabama (Tuscaloosa, AL, United States)
    • Sept 2001 to Aug 2002 Research Assistant
      signal processing laboratory, NUAA (Nanjing, China)

Memberships

    • Jan 2017 to Present American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA),
      Senior Member
    • Jan 2017 to Present Institute for Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
      Senior Member
    • Jan 2010 to Present IEEE Control Systems Society
      Memeber
    • Jan 2008 to Present IEEE Communication Society
      Memeber
    • Jan 2009 to Dec 2016 IEEE Eta Kappa Nu
      Memeber
    • Jan 2008 to Dec 2016 Institute for Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
      Member
    • Jan 2007 to Dec 2016 American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA)
      Member
    • Jan 2010 to Dec 2010 IEEE Systems, Man, and Cybernetics Society

Awards and Honors

    • Mar  2020 Outstanding Research Achievement or Creative Accomplishment Award sponsored by University of Texas at Arlington
    • Apr  2019 1st place in one competition run, and among the only two teams who scored top five in all competition runs sponsored by AFRL Search and AI Challenge
    • Jun  2018 Best Paper Award sponsored by IEEE International Conference on Control and Automation
    • Sep  2016 STARS-Engineering Implementation Award sponsored by University of Texas Systems
    • Oct  2015 Early Career Award for Research and Creativity sponsored by University of North Texas
    • Aug  2015 Tech Titan of the Future sponsored by Metroplex Technology Business Council
    • Apr  2015 Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Award sponsored by NSF
    • Mar  2015 Best Paper Award sponsored by IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference
    • Oct  2014 Third Prize GENI Demonstration Award in GEC 21 sponsored by GENI
    • Jun  2014 Best Demonstration Award in the “Use of Advanced Wireless” Category sponsored by US Ignite 2014
    • Jan  2010 Junior Faculty Summer Research Fellowship sponsored by University of North Texas
    • Jan  2009 William E. Jackson Award sponsored by Radio Technical Commission for Aeronautics
    • Sep  2008 EECS Travel Award 2008 sponsored by Washington State University
    • Jan  2008 Graduate School Travel Award sponsored by Washington State University
    • Sep  2007 EECS Travel Award 2007 sponsored by Washington State University
    • Feb  2007 College of Engineering and Architecture (CEA) Graduate Student Excellence Award sponsored by Washington State University
    • Jan  2007 EECS Travel Award 2007 sponsored by Washington State University
    • Jan  2001 First Class Scholarship, 2001 sponsored by NUAA
    • Jan  2000 First Class Scholarship, 2000 sponsored by NUAA
    • Jan  1999 First Class Scholarship, 1999 sponsored by NUAA
    • Jan  1998 First Class China National Space Administration (CNSA) “801” Special Fellowship sponsored by NUAA
    • Jan  1997 First Class Fellowship for Freshmen sponsored by NUAA

News Articles

News Articles

    • June 2020 Wiley
      Celebrating Women in Engineering

    • June 2020 Wiley
      Women in Engineering: An Interview with Yan Wan
    • May 2020 UTA
      Better Performance of Autonomous Vehicles
    • Jan 2020 Natioal Science Foundation
      New cyber-physical system enables drone-carried broadband in disaster zones
    • Jan 2020 NSF Science Nation
      New cyber-physical system enables drone-carried broadband in disaster zones
    • Aug 2019 Fort Worth Business Press
      UTA and Lockheed Martin team up on unmanned vehicle project
    • Aug 2019 UTA
      UTA and Lockheed Martin team up on unmanned vehicle project
    • Aug 2019 Research Outreach
      Controlling UAV networks in uncertain environments
    • July 2019 UTA
      Strong showing for UTA in unmanned aerial vehicle competition
    • July 2019 UTA
      TA seeking better coordination and communication among unmanned aerial vehicles
    • July 2019 Youtube
      UAV Expertise UTA Now
    • Mar 2019 Inquiry Magazine
      The Sky’s the limit
    • Aug 2017 UTA
      UTA Researchers Seeks To Minimize Risks For Unmanned Aerial Systems Over Populated Areas
    • Aug 2017 UTA
      UTA Researcher Developing Airborne Network Computing Platform For UAVS
    • Aug 2017 The Shorthorn
      Associate Professor Research New UAV Applications
    • Aug 2016 NSF
      Turn your eyes to the skies for the latest explorers
    • Aug 2016 The Huffington Post
      Turn your Eyes to The Skies for the Latest Explorers
    • Aug 2015 Dallas Business Journal
      Tech Titans of the Future - University: Drone-based Wi-Fi network gives vital real-time information
    • Aug 2015 North Texan
      UNT engineering researchers earn 2015 Tech Titan Award
    • June 2015 IoT Journal
      Global City Teams Challenge Expo: Looking Beyond the 'Really Cool Stuff'
    • May 2015
      Homeland Defense & Security Information Analysis Center
      Spotlight: UAVs for Disaster Area Communication
    • May 2015 UNT Research
      Creating drone networks
    • May 2015 Homeland Security Today Magazine
      Transforming on-demand emergency communications with drones, the needs, analyses, and solutions

Support & Funding

Support & Funding

This data is entered manually by the author of the profile and may duplicate data in the Sponsored Projects section.
    • June 2020 to June 2023 Graphical Games and Distributed Reinforcement Learning Control in Human- networked Multi-group Societies sponsored by  -  $140293
      (Funded)
    • Sept 2020 to Sept 2021 Control of Microgrids for Reliable, Efficient and Resilient Operation (SBU) sponsored by  -  $71131
      Yan Wan (Funded)
    • June 2018 to May 2022 Optimal Design for Assured Performance of Interactive Multibody Systems: Guaranteed Controls for Multi-pursuers, Estimation, Optimal Learning, Scalable Uncertainty Sampling, and Time-critical Communication sponsored by  -  $585902
      (Funded)
    • Sept 2018 to Aug 2021 EAGER: Real-Time: Collaborative Research: Unified Theory of Model-based and Data-driven Real-time Optimization and Control for Uncertain Networked Systems sponsored by  -  $220010
      (Funded)
    • Oct 2018 to Aug 2019 Autonomous and Proximal Delivery System for Emergency Services and Military Usage sponsored by  -  $36300
      (Funded)
    • Sept 2017 to Aug 2021 CI-NEW: Collaborative Research: Developing an Open Networked Airborne Computing Platform sponsored by  -  $289714
      Yan Wan (Funded)
    • Sept 2017 to Aug 2021 Safe Task-Aware Autonomous Resilient Systems (STAARS) sponsored by  -  $549836
      (Funded)
    • Sept 2016 to May 2021 CAREER: Co-Design of Networking and Decentralized Control to Enable Aerial Networks in an Uncertain Airspace sponsored by  -  $540704
      Yan Wan (Funded)
    • Sept 2016 to Aug 2019 CPS: TTP Option: Synergy: Collaborative Research: Threat-Assessment Tools for Management-Coupled Cyber- and Physical- Infrastructure sponsored by  -  $118776
      Yan Wan (Funded)
    • Sept 2016 to May 2017 EAGER: Aerial Communication Infrastructure for Smart Emergency Response sponsored by  -  $34999
      Yan Wan (Funded)
    • Apr 2019 to Mar 2020 Fast Autonomous Driving Decision based on Learning and Rule-based Cognitive Information sponsored by  -  $50000
      (Funded)
    • Feb 2019 to Oct 2019 Heterogeneous Autonomous Networks for Sensor Optimizing Locomotion (HAN-SOLO) sponsored by  -  $50000
      (Funded)
    • Apr 2019 to Sept 2019 Workshop on Distributed Reinforcement Learning and Reinforcement Learning Games sponsored by  -  $30000
      (Funded)

Publications


      2020
      • Book
        Handbook of Reinforcement Learning and Control, Springer, 2020
        [Kyriakos, V. , Wan, Y. , Lewis, F. , Derya, D. ].

      2020
      • Book Chapter
        Computational Intelligence in Uncertainty Quantification for Learning Control and Differential Games
        Handbook of Reinforcement Learning and Control
        [Liu, M, Wan, Y., Lin, Z., Lewis, F. , Xie, J. , Jalaian, B. ]. " Springer".
      • Book Chapter
        Effective Uncertainty Evaluation in Large-Scale Systems
        Principles of Cyber-Physical Systems: An Interdisciplinary Approach, Cambridge University Press, p. 25, 2020
        [Xie, Junfei, Wan, Yan, Zhou, Yi, Mills, Kevin , Fillibean, James J., Lei, Yu].

      2015
      • Book Chapter
        Securing transportation Cyber-Physical Systems
        Securing Cyber-Physical Systems
        [Ekedebe, Nnanna, Song, Houbing, Yu, Wei , Lu , Chao, Wan, Yan]. Boca Raton, FL: "CRC Press".

      2012
      • Book Chapter
        Security and vulnerability of cyber-physical infrastructure networks: A control-theoretic perspective
        [Xue, M., Roy, S., Wan, Yan, Das, S.K.]. Waltham, MA: "Elsevier".

      2020
      • Conference Proceeding
        Distributed Event-Triggered Optimization Algorithm Design for MASs with Attacks on Communication Edges
        Proceedings of IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, December 2020
        [Wang, D., Fang, X., Wan, Y. , Wen, G.].
      • Conference Proceeding
        Multi-player H-infinity Differential Game using On-Policy and Off-Policy Reinforcement Learning
        Proceedings of 16th IEEE International Conference on Control & Automation (ICCA), October 2020
        [An, P, Liu, M, Wan, Y, Lewis, F].

      2019
      • Conference Proceeding
        Beyond Visual Line of Sight UAV Control for Remote Monitoring using Directional Antennas
        Proceedings of IEEE GLOBECOM 2019 Workshop on Computing-Centric Drone Networks, Waikoloa, Hawaii, December 2019
        [Li, S, Gu, Y, Subedi, B, He, C, Wan, Y].
      • Conference Proceeding
        BirdsEyeView: Aerial View Dataset for Object Classification and Detection
        Proceedings of IEEE GLOBECOM 2019 Workshop on Computing-Centric Drone Networks, Waikoloa, Hawaii, December 2019
        [Qi, Y, Wang, D, Xie, J, Lu, K, Wan, Y, Fu, S].
      • Conference Proceeding
        Coding for Heterogeneous UAV-based Networked Airborne Computing
        Proceedings of IEEE GLOBECOM 2019 Workshop on Computing-Centric Drone Networks, Waikoloa, Hawaii, December 2019
        [Wang, B, Xie, J, Lu, K, Wan, Y, Fu, S].
      • Conference Proceeding
        Distributed Consensus-based Kalman Filtering for Estimation with Multiple Moving Targets
        Proceedings of IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Nice, France, December 2019
        [Lian, B, Wan, Y, Zhang, Y, Liu, M, Lewis, F, Abad, A, Setter, T].
      • Conference Proceeding
        Off-Policy Reinforcement-Learning Algorithm to Solve Minimax Games on Graphs
        Proceedings of IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Nice, France, December 2019
        [Lopez Megia, V, Vamvoudakis, KG, Wan, Y, Lewis, F].
      • Conference Proceeding
        Learning and Uncertainty-Exploited Directional Antenna Control for Robust Aerial Networking
        Proceedings of IEEE Vehicle Technology Conference, accepted, Honolulu, Hawaii, September 2019
        [Liu, M, Wan, Y, Li, S, Lewis, F].
      • Conference Proceeding
        On the Identifiability of the Influence Model for Stochastic Spatiotemporal Spread Processes
        Proceedings of American Control Conference, Philadelphia, PA, July 10-12, 2019
        [He, C, Wan, Y, Lewis, F].
      • Conference Proceeding
        Spatiotemporal Scenario Data-Driven Decision-Making Framework for Strategic Air Traffic Flow Management
        Proceedings of the 15th IEEE International Conference on Control & Automation (ICCA), Edinburgh, Scotland, July 16-19, 2019
        [Zhang, W, Xie, J, Wan, Y].
      • Conference Proceeding
        Stochastic Two-Player Zero-Sum Learning Differential Games
        Proceedings of the 15th IEEE International Conference on Control & Automation (ICCA), Edinburgh, Scotland, July 16-19, 2019
        [Liu, M, Wan, Y, Lewis, FL, Lopez Mejia, VG].
      • Conference Proceeding
        Clustering Stochastic Weather Scenarios using Influence Model-based Distance Measures
        Proceedings of AIAA Aviation Conference, Dallas, TX, June 17-21, 2019
        [He, C, Wan, Y].
      • Conference Proceeding
        Spatiotemporal Scenario Data-Driven Decision For the Path Planning of Multiple UASs
        Proceedings of the 4th Workshop on Science of Smart City Operations and Platforms Engineering (SCOPE 2019), CPS Week, Montreal, Canada, April 15-18, 2019
        [He, C, Wan, Y, Xie, J].
      • Conference Proceeding
        Bayesian Estimation of Defect Patterns in Composite Materials using Through-Thickness Dielectric Measurements
        Proceedings of SPIE Smart Structures and Materials, Denver, Colorado, March 3-7, 2019
        [Liu, M, Wan, Y, Vadlamudi, VV, Lewis, FL, Reifsnider, K, Wu, HF].
      • Conference Proceeding
        3-D Trajectory Modeling for Unmanned Aerial Vehicles
        Proceedings of AIAA Scitech, San Diego, CA, January 7-11, 2019
        [Wang, B, Xie, J, Wan, Y].
      • Conference Proceeding
        On the Analysis of On-board Sensing and Off-board Sensing through Wireless Communication for UAV Path Planning in Wind Fields
        Proceedings of AIAA Schitech, San Diego, CA, January 7-11, 2019
        [Pinheiro, M, Liu, M, Wan, Y, Dogan, A].

      2018
      • Conference Proceeding
        Consensus in Layered Sensor Networks with Communication Delays
        Proceedings of 15th International Conference on Control, Automation, Robotics and Vision, Singapore, November 18-21, 2018
        [Yao, L, Wan, Y, Fu, S, Yang, T].
      • Conference Proceeding
        A Matlab Tool for Scalable Uncertainty Evaluation and its Use in Optimal Control
        Proceedings of Mini-Symposium in honor of Dr. Jeffery Fong’s 83rd Birthday, 13th World Congress in Computational Mechanics, July 22-27, 2018
        [Wan, Yan, , Mills, K., Filliben, J., Lewis, F.]. 13th World Congress in Computational Mechanics.
      • Conference Proceeding
        Bayesian Graphical Games for Synchronization in Dynamical Systems
        Bayesian Graphical Games for Synchronization in Dynamical Systems,” in Proceedings of American Control Conference, Milwaukee, MI, June, 2018
        [Lopez Mejia, VG, Wan, Yan, Lewis, F.L.]. in Proceedings of American Control Conference.
      • Conference Proceeding
        Enabling High-Performance Onboard Computing with Virtualization for Unmanned Aerial Systems
        Proceedings of the 2018 International Conference on Unmanned Aircraft Systems (ICUAS'18), Dallas, TX, June 12-15, 2018
        [Wang, B, Xie, J, Li, S, Wan, Y, Fu, S, Lu, K].
      • Conference Proceeding
        Estimation of Random Mobility Models using the Expectation-Maximization Method
        Proceedings of the 14th IEEE International Conference on Control & Automation, ICCA 2018, Anchorage, Alaska, June 12-15, 2018
        [Li, T, Wan, Y, Liu, M, Lewis, F].
      • Conference Proceeding
        Robust Formation Control for a Team of Satellites
        Proceedings of the 14th IEEE International Conference on Control & Automation (ICCA 2018), Anchorage, Alaska, June 12-15, 2018
        [Liu, H, Tian, Y, Lewis, F, Valavanis, K, ].
      • Conference Proceeding
        Robust Formation Control for Multiple Quadrotors Subject to Nonlinear Dynamics and Disturbances
        Proceedings of the 14th IEEE International Conference on Control & Automation (ICCA 2018), Anchorage, Alaska, June 12-15, 2018
        [Liu, H, Dong, X, Lewis, F, Wan, Y, Valavanis, K].
      • Conference Proceeding
        Similarity Search of Spatiotemporal Scenarios for Strategic Air Traffic Management
        Proceedings of the AIAA Aviation Conference, Atlanta, GA, June 25-29, 2018
        [Xie, Junfei, Nguyen, H., Wan, Yan]. in Proceedings of the AIAA Aviation Conference.

      2017
      • Conference Proceeding
        A layered and aggregated queuing network simulator for detection of abnormalities
        Proceedings of Winter Simulation Conference, Las Vegas, NV, December 2017
        [Xie, Junfei, He, Chenyuan, Wan, Yan, Mills, Kevin , Dabrowski, Christopher ]. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/WSC.2017.8247856
      • Conference Proceeding
        Analysis of Random Mobility Models with Sense and Avoid Protocols for UAS Capacity Management
        Proceedings of AIAA SciTech Conference, Florida, January, 2018
        [Liu, Mushuang, Wan, Yan].
      • Conference Proceeding
        Analysis of the Random Direction Random Mobility Model with A Sense-and-Avoid Protocol
        Proceedings of Wi-UAV Workshop, Globecom, December 2017
        [Liu, Mushuang, Wan, Yan, Lewis, F.Frank].
      • Conference Proceeding
        Strategic Air Traffic Management under Uncertainties using Scalable Sampling-based dynamic Programming and Q-learning Approaches
        Proceedings of Asian Control Conference, Australia, December 2017
        [Xie, Junfei, Wan, Yan, Lewis, F. F. ].
      • Conference Proceeding
        A Network Condition-Centric Flow Selection and Rerouting Strategy to Mitigate Air Traffic Congestion under Uncertainties
        Proceedings of the AIAA Aviation Conference, Denver, Colorado, June, 2017
        [Xie, Junfei, Wan, Yan]. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.2514/6.2017-3427
      • Conference Proceeding
        RSSI-based heading control for robust long-range aerial networking using directional antennas
        Proceedings of American Control Conference, Seattle, WA, May 2017
        [Yan, Jing, Wan, Yan, Xie, Junfei, Fu, Shengli, Li, Songwei]. 5532-5537. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.23919/ACC.2017.7963815
      • Conference Proceeding
        Design and implementation of a remote UAV-based mobile health monitoring system
        Proceedings of SPIE Nondestructive Characterization and Monitoring of Advanced Materials, Aerospace, and Civil Infrastructure, Portland, Oregon, March 2017
        [Li, Songwei, Wan, Yan, Fu, Shengli, Liu, Mushuang, Wu, H. Felix]. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1117/12.2257550

      2016
      • Conference Proceeding
        Formation control of Teleoperating Cyber-Physical System subject to time delay and actuator saturation constraints
        Proceedings of IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Las Vegas, December, 2016
        [Yan, Jing, Wan, Yan, Chen, Cailian, Hua, Changchun, Guan, Xinping]. 4358-4363. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/CDC.2016.7798930
      • Conference Proceeding
        UAV-Carried Long Distance Wi-Fi Communication Infrastructure
        Proceedings of AIAA Science and Technology Forum and Exposition, San Diego, January 2016
        [Xie, Junfei, Al-Emrani, Firas, Gu, Yixin, Wan, Yan, Fu, Shengli]. 747-759. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.2514/6.2016-0747

      2015
      • Conference Proceeding
        A Jump-Linear Model based Sensitivity Study for Optimal Air Traffic Flow Management under Weather Uncertainty Read More: https://arc.aiaa.org/doi/abs/10.2514/6.2015-1573
        Proceedings of the AIAA SciTech Conference, January 2015
        [Xie, Junfei, Wan, Yan, Zhou, Yi, Mitchell, Ashley, Roy, Sandip]. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/https://doi.org/10.2514/6.2015-1573
      • Conference Proceeding
        Airborne WiFi networks through directional antennae: An experimental study
        Proceedings of 2015 IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference, 2015
        [Gu, Yixin, Mi, Fu, Shengli, Wan, Yan]. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/WCNC.2015.7127659
      • Conference Proceeding
        Energy conservative distributed average consensus through connected dominating set
        Proceedings of IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference, 2015
        [Talasila, Mahendra, Fu, Shengli, Wan, Yan]. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/WCNC.2015.7127579
      • Conference Proceeding
        Proactive and reactive management of non-weather capacity disruption events in the National Airspace System: a flow modeling and design approach
        Proceeding of AIAA Modeling and Simulation Technologies Conference, Aviation Forum 2015
        [Roy, Sandip, Wan, Yan, Xie, Junfei].
      • Conference Proceeding
        Scalable Multidimensional Uncertainty Evaluation Approach to Strategic Air Traffic Flow Management
        Proceedings of AIAA Modeling and Simulation Technologies Conference
        [Xie, Junfei, Wan, Yan]. AIAA Modeling and Simulation Technologies Conference. 2492. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.2514/6.2015-2492
      • Conference Proceeding
        Sparse allocation of resources in dynamical networks with application to spread control
        Proceedings of American Control Conference, Chicago, IL, July 2015
        [Torres, JackelineAbad, Roy, Sandip, Wan, Yan]. 1873-1878. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/ACC.2015.7171006
      • Conference Proceeding
        Cyber-physical Systems can Make Emergency Response Smart
        Proceedings of Humanitarian Technology: Science, Systems and Global Impact 2015, HumTech2015, Boston, MA, May, 2015
        [Zander, Justyna, Mosterman, Pieter J., Padir, Taskin, Wan, Yan, Fu, Shengli]. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/https://doi.org/10.1016/j.proeng.2015.06.086

      2014
      • Conference Proceeding
        A Multi-resolution Spatiotemporal Scenario Clustering Algorithm for Flow Contingency Management
        Proceedings of the AIAA Aviation Technology, Integration, and Operations (ATIO) Conference, Atlanta, GA, June16-20, 2014
        [Xie, Junfei, Wan, Yan, Zhou, Yi, Tien, Shin-Lai, Taylor, Christine, Wanke, Craig]. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.2514/6.2014-2029
      • Conference Proceeding
        A new vision after the NIST civil infrastructure program: The challenges of next-generation sustainable construction materials and processes
        Proceedings of the SPIE NDE Smart Structure, San Diego, CA, March 9, 2014
        [Wu, HF, Wan, Y]. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1117/12.2046318
      • Conference Proceeding
        Effective and scalable uncertainty evaluation for large-scale complex system applications
        Proceedings of the 2014 Winter Simulation Conference, Savannah, GA, December 7-10, 2014
        [Xie, Junfei, Wan, Yan, Yi, Zhou, Mills, Kevin, Filliben, James J., Lei, Yu]. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/WSC.2014.7019936
      • Conference Proceeding
        Exploiting Mobility to Enable Aerial Networking: An Overview
        Proceedings of US-Korean Conference, San Francisco, CA, August 6-9, 2014
        [Wan, Yan, Xie, Junfei, Kim, Jae H]. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.13140/2.1.2875.0726
      • Conference Proceeding
        On Properties of Quantized Consensus in Layered Sensor Networks
        Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Distributed Computing in Sensor Systems (DCOSS), Marina Del Rey, CA, May 26-28, 2014
        [Sheth, Vardhman, Wan, Yan, Xie, Junfei, Fu, Shengli, Lin, Zongli, Das, Sajal K.]. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/DCOSS.2014.38

      2013
      • Conference Proceeding
        A Comprehensive Modeling Framework for Airborne Networks
        Proceedings of the AIAA Infotech@Aerospace Conference, Boston, MA, August 19-22, 2013
        [Xie, Junfei, Wan, Yan, Namuduri, Kamesh, Fu, Shengli, Kim, Jae H.].
      • Conference Proceeding
        A Probabilistic Collocation Method Based Approach for Optimal Strategic Air Traffic Flow Management under Weather Uncertainties
        Proceedings of the AIAA Aviation Technology, Integration, and Operations (ATIO) Conference, Los Angeles, CA, August 12 – 14, 2013
        [Zhou, Yi, Wan, Yan, Wanke, Craig R., Taylor, Christine P, Roy, Sandip]. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.2514/6.2013-4352
      • Conference Proceeding
        A Test-bed for Multi-Domain Communication Networks using LEGO Mindstorms
        Proceedings of the AIAA Infotech@Aerospace Conference, Boston, MA, August 19-22, 2013
        [Sheth, Vardhman, Marigona, Bokshi, Pruett, E. D. R., Drotar, Charles, Wan, Yan, Fu, Shengli, Namuduri, Kamesh].
      • Conference Proceeding
        Analysis of Mobility Models for Airborne Networks
        Proceedings of the IEEE Military Communication Conference, San Diego, CA, November 18-20, 2013
        [Xie, Junfei, Wan, Yan, Kim, Jae H., Fu, Shengli, Namuduri, Kamesh]. 858-863. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/MILCOM.2013.150
      • Conference Proceeding
        Estimation and Validation of the 3D Smooth-Turn Mobility Model for Airborne Networks
        Proceedings of IEEE Military Communications Conference, San Diego, CA, November18-20, 2013
        [Xie, Junfei, Wan, Yan, Namuduri, Kamesh, Fu, Shengli, Peterson, Gilbert L., Raquet, John F.]. 556-561. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/MILCOM.2013.101
      • Conference Proceeding
        Generating Representative Weather-Impact Futures for Strategic Traffic Flow Management: Airport Capacity Prediction
        Proceedings of the 16th Conference on Aviation, Range, and Aerospace Meteorology, Austin, TX, January 2013
        [Roy, Sandip, Dhal, Rahul , Taylor, Christine, Wanke, Craig, Xue, Mengran, Wan, Yan].
      • Conference Proceeding
        Geographical Weather-Impact Sourcing: Analytical and Data-Driven Approaches
        Proceedings of AIAA ATIO Conference, Los Angeles, CA, August 12-14, 2013
        [Roy, Sandip, Wan, Yan]. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.2514/6.2013-4375
      • Conference Proceeding
        Majorization for the Eigenvectors of graph-adjacency matrices: a tool for complex network design
        Proceedings of the first international workshop on complex network dynamics: cross-disciplinary tools for modeling, analysis, and design (CoNeD) in the 14th International Conference on Distribute Computing and Networking (ICDCN), Mumbai, India, January 2013
        [Dhal, Rahul , Roy, Sandip, Wan, Yan].
      • Conference Proceeding
        Optimal sensor placement for structural health monitoring: a comparative study between the control engineering and civil engineering approaches
        Proceedings of the SPIE NDE Smart Structure, San Diego, CA, March 10, 2013
        [Movva, Gopichand, Wan, Yan, Fu, Shengli, Wu, H. Felix].
      • Conference Proceeding
        Synthesis of dual-band microwave duplexers
        Proceedings of IEEE Texas Symposium on Wireless and Microwave Circuits and Systems, Waco, TX, April 2013
        [Mandal, Iman, Zhou, Rongguo, Wan, Yan, Zhang, Hualiang]. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/WMCaS.2013.6563569

      2012
      • Conference Proceeding
        A Decision Support Tool for Flow Contingency Management
        Proceedings of AIAA Guidance, Navigation, and Control Conference, Minneapolis, Minnesota, August 13-16, 2012
        [Taylor, Christine, Wanke, Craig, Wan, Yan, Roy, Sandip]. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.2514/6.2012-4976
      • Conference Proceeding
        A Lego Mindstorms NXT-Based Test Bench for Cohesive Distributed Multi-agent Exploratory Systems: Mobility and Coordination
        Proceedings of the Infotech@Aerospace Conference, Garden Grove, CA, June 19-21, 2012
        [Noah, Maze, Wan, Yan, Namuduri, Kamesh, Varanasi, Murali]. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.2514/6.2012-2568
      • Conference Proceeding
        An interactive tool to investigate the inference performance of network dynamics from data
        Proceedings of the Infotech@Aerospace Conference, Garden Grove, CA, June 19-21, 2012
        [Katragadda, Veenadhar, Bokshi, Marigona, Wan, Yan, Li, Xinrong]. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.2514/6.2012-2469
      • Conference Proceeding
        Mathematical analysis of sleep and cognitive performance using network models
        Annual Meeting of the Sleep Society, 2012
        [Roy, S., Krueger, J.M., Van Dongen, H., Wan, Yan, Corrigan, P.]. Annual Meeting of the Sleep Society. 35, A438.
      • Conference Proceeding
        Modeling Air Traffic Demand for a Real-Time Queuing Network Model of the National Airspace System
        Proceedings of AIAA Modeling and Simulation Technologies Conference, Minneapolis, Minnesota, August 13-16, 2012
        [Wanke, Craig, Taylor, Christine, Masek, Tudor, Roy, Sandip, Wan, Yan]. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.2514/6.2012-4485
      • Conference Proceeding
        Performance Evaluation and Optimal Decision-making for Strategic Air Traffic Management under Weather Uncertainty
        Proceedings of the Infotech@Aerospace Conference, Garden Grove, CA, June 19-21, 2012
        [Zhou, Yi, Wan, Yan, Taylor, Christine, Roy, Sandip, Wanke, Craig]. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.2514/6.2012-2516
      • Conference Proceeding
        Probabilistic collocation method in solving Euclidian model for air traffic flow management
        Proceedings of the Infotech@Aerospace Conference, Garden Grove, CA, June 19-21, 2012
        [Ma, Q., Wan, Yan, Sun, Defeng].
      • Conference Proceeding
        Stochastic analysis of Air-Traffic System and its corresponding application in parameters prediction
        Proceedings of American Control Conference, Fairmont Queen Elizabeth, Montréal, Canada, June 27-29, 2012
        [Ma, Qianli, Wan, Yan, Sun, Dengfeng]. 1689-1694. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/ACC.2012.6314961
      • Conference Proceeding
        Airborne network: a cyber-physical system perspective
        Proceedings of the first ACM MobiHoc Workshop on Airborne Networks and Communications, Hilton Head, SC, June 11, 2012
        [Namuduri, Kamesh, Wan, Yan, Gomathisankaran, Mahadevan, Pendse, Ravi]. 55-60 . DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/2248326.2248340

      2011
      • Conference Proceeding
        A framework for flow contingency management
        Proceedings of AIAA Aviation Technology, Integration, and Operations (ATIO) Conference, Virginia Beach, VA, September 20 – 22, 2011
        [Taylor, Christine, Wanke, Craig, Wan, Yan, Roy, Sandip]. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.2514/6.2011-6904
      • Conference Proceeding
        A Route-Based Queuing Network Model for Air Traffic Flow Contingency Management
        Proceeding of AIAA Aviation Technology, Integration, and Operations (ATIO) Conference, Virginia Beach, VA, September 20 – 22, 2011
        [Tien, Shin-Lai, Taylor, Christine, Wan, Yan, Wanke, Craig, Zhou, Yi]. 1th AIAA Aviation Technology, Integration, and Operations (ATIO) Conference. 6863. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.2514/6.2011-6863
      • Conference Proceeding
        A stochastic modeling and analysis approach to strategic traffic flow management under weather uncertainty
        Proceedings of AIAA Guidance, Navigation, and Control Conference, Portland, OR, August 8-11, 2011
        [Zhou, Yi, Wan, Yan, Roy, Sandip, Taylor, Christine, Wanke, Craig]. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.2514/6.2011-6514
      • Conference Proceeding
        A stochastic spatiotemporal weather-impact simulator: Representative scenario selection
        Proceedings of AIAA Aviation Technology, Integration, and Operations (ATIO) Conference, Virginia Beach, VA, September 20 – 22, 2011
        [Xue, Mengran, Roy, Sandip, Zobell, Stephen, Wan, Yan, Taylor, Christine, Wanke, Craig]. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.2514/6.2011-6812
      • Conference Proceeding
        Consensus building in distributed sensor networks with bipartite graph structures
        Proceedings of AIAA Guidance, Navigation, and Control Conference, Portland, OR, August 8-11, 2011
        [Wan, Yan, Namuduri, K., Akula, S., Varanasi, M.].
      • Conference Proceeding
        Defining multi-resolution networks for flow contingency management
        Proceedings of AIAA Aviation Technology, Integration, and Operations (ATIO) Conference, Virginia Beach, VA, September 20 – 22, 2011
        [Taylor, Christine, Masek, Tudor, Wanke, Craig, Wan, Yan, Roy, Sandip]. 6903. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.2514/6.2011-6903
      • Conference Proceeding
        Dynamic queuing network model for flow contingency management
        Proceedings of AIAA Guidance, Navigation, and Control Conference, Portland, OR, August 8-11, 2011
        [Wan, Yan, Taylor, Christine, Roy, Sandip, Wanke, Craig, Zhou, Yi].
      • Conference Proceeding
        Initial-condition estimation in network synchronization processes: algebraic and graphical characterizations of the estimator
        Proceedings of AIAA Guidance, Navigation, and Control Conference, Portland, OR, August 8-11, 2011
        [Xue, Mengran, Yeung, Enoch, Rai, Anurag, Roy, Sandip, Wan, Yan, Warnick, Sean]. 8-11. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.2514/6.2011-6398
      • Conference Proceeding
        Using deliberate-delay decentralized controllers to stop spread dynamics in canonical network models
        Proceedings of 1st IEEE International Conference on Computational Advances in Bio and medical Sciences, Orlando, FL, February 3-5, 2011
        [Wang, Xu, Roy, Sandip, Wan, Yan]. 178-183. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/ICCABS.2011.5729875
      • Conference Proceeding
        Using stochastic, dynamic weather-impact models in strategic traffic flow management
        Proceedings of 91st American Meteorological Society Annual Meeting, Seattle, WA, January 2011
        [Xue, Mengran, Zobell, Stephen, Roy, Sandip, Taylor, Christine, Wan, Yan, Wanke, Craig].
        https://ams.confex.com/ams/91Annual/webprogram/Paper180716.html

      2010
      • Conference Proceeding
        A Stochastic Network Model for Uncertain Spatiotemporal Weather Impact at the Strategic Time Horizon
        10th AIAA Aviation Technology, Integration, and Operations (ATIO) Conference
        [Roy, Sandip, Wan, Yan, Taylor, Christine, Wanke, Craig]. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.2514/6.2010-9348
      • Conference Proceeding
        Designing asymptotics and transients of linear stochastic automaton networks
        Proceedings of AIAA Guidance, Navigation, and Control Conference, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, August 2-5, 2010
        [Xue, Mengran, Roy, Sandip, Wan, Yan, Saberi, Ali]. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.2514/6.2010-8150
      • Conference Proceeding
        Constructing consensus controllers for networks with identical general multi-input multi-output linear agents
        Proceedings of AIAA Guidance, Navigation, and Control Conference, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, August 2-5, 2010
        [Yang, Tao, Roy, Sandip, Wan, Yan, Saberi, Ali].
      • Conference Proceeding
        A pre- + post- + feedforward compensator design for zero placement
        Proceedings of American Control Conference, Baltimore, Maryland, June 30-July 2, 2010
        [Wan, Yan, Roy, Sandip, Saberi, Ali]. 335-336. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/ACC.2010.5530811

      2009
      • Conference Proceeding
        A multiple-derivative and multiple-delay paradigm for decentralized controller design: uniform-rank Systems
        Proceedings of 48th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Shanghai, P.R. China, December 16-18, 2009
        [Wan, Yan, Roy, Sandip, Saberi, Ali, Stoorvogel, Anton]. 1613-1620. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/CDC.2009.5400539
      • Conference Proceeding
        A network control theory approach to virus spread mitigation
        Proceedings of 2009 IEEE International Conference on Technologies for Homeland Security, Boston, MA, May 11-12, 2009
        [Roy, Sandip, Wan, Yan, Saberi, Ali]. 599-606. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/THS.2009.5168092
      • Conference Proceeding
        An explicit formula for differences between Laplacian-eigenvector components using coalesced graphs
        roceedings of 48th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Shanghai, P.R. China, December 16-18, 2009
        [Roy, Sandip, Wan, Yan]. 4785-4789. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/doi.org/10.1016/j.laa.2010.05.012
      • Conference Proceeding
        Designing linear distributed algorithms with memory for fast convergence
        Proceedings of 48th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Shanghai, P.R. China, December 16-18, 2009
        [Roy, Sandip, Wan, Yan, Saberi, Ali, Xue, M.].
      • Conference Proceeding
        On inference of network time constants from impulse response data: graph-theoretic Cramer-Rao bounds
        Proceedings of 48th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Shanghai, P.R. China, December 16-18, 2009
        [Wan, Yan, Roy, Sandip]. 4111-4116. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/CDC.2009.5400493
      • Conference Proceeding
        On multiple-delay approximations of multiple-derivative controllers
        Proceedings of European Control Conference, Budapest, Hungary, August 23-26, 2009
        [Wan, Yan, Roy, Sandip, Stoorvogel, Anton, Saberi, Ali]. 4163-4168.
      • Conference Proceeding
        Quantifying the Tradeoff Between Fairness and Delay in Traffic Flow Management and Planning: A Queueing-Theory Approach
        Proceedings of AIAA 2009 Guidance, Navigation, and Control Conference, Chicago, Il, August 10-13, 2009
        [Roy, Sandip, Wan, Yan]. 6200. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.2514/6.2009-6200
      • Conference Proceeding
        The design of multi-lead-compensators for stabilization and pole placement in double-integrator networks under saturation
        Proceedings of American Control Conference, St. Louis, MO, June 10-12, 2009
        [Wan, Yan, Roy, Sandip, Saberi, Ali, Stoorvogel, Anton]. 3512-3518. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/ACC.2009.5160265
      • Conference Proceeding
        A class of neutral-type delay differential equations that are effectively retarded
        Proceedings of American Control Conference, St. Louis, MO, June 10-12, 2009
        [Stoorvogel, A, Roy, S, Wan, Y, Saberi, A].

      2008
      • Conference Proceeding
        An alternative approach to designing stabilizing compensators for saturating linear time-invariant plants
        Proceedings of 47th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Cancun, Mexico, December 9-11, 2008
        [Roy, S, Wan, Y, Saberi, A, Malek, B].
      • Conference Proceeding
        On multiple-delay static output feedback stabilization of LTI plants
        Proceedings of 2008 American Control Conference, Seattle, Washington, June 11-13, 2008
        [Roy, Sandip, Saberi, Ali, Wan, Yan]. 419-423. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/ACC.2008.4586527
      • Conference Proceeding
        On the structure of graph edge designs that optimize the algebraic connectivity
        Proceedings of 47th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Cancun, Mexico, December 9-11, 2008
        [Wan, Yan, Roy, Sandip, Wang, Xu, Saberi, Ali, Yang, Tao, Xue, Mengran, Malek, Babak]. 805-810. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/CDC.2008.4738734
      • Conference Proceeding
        Sensitivity of national airspace system performance to disturbances: modeling, identification from data, and use in planning
        Proceedings of AIAA 2008 Guidance, Navigation, and Control Conference, Honolulu, Hawaii, August 18-21, 2008
        [Wan, Yan, Roy, Sandip]. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.2514/6.2008-6323
      • Conference Proceeding
        Majorizations for the dominant eigenvector of a nonnegative matrix
        Proceedings of 2008 American Control Conference, Seattle, Washington, June 11-13, 2008
        [Roy, Sandip, Saberi, Ali, Wan, Yan]. 1965-1966. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/ACC.2008.4586780

      2007
      • Conference Proceeding
        Network design problems for controlling virus spread
        Proceedings of 46th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, New Orleans, LA, December 12-14, 2007
        [Wan, Yan, Roy, Sandip, Saberi, Ali]. 3925-3932. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/CDC.2007.4434176

      2006
      • Conference Proceeding
        A flexible algorithm for sensor network partitioning and self-partitioning problems
        2nd International Workshop on Algorithmic Aspects of Wireless Sensor Networks, 33th International Colloquium on Automata, Languages, and Programming, Venice, Italy, June 9-16, 2006. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol. 4240, pp.152-163, Springer, 2006
        [Roy, Sandip, Wan, Yan, Saberi, Ali].
        https://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007/11963271_14

      2005
      • Conference Proceeding
        A stochastic automaton-based algorithm for flexible and distributed network partitioning
        Proceedings of IEEE Swarm Intelligence Symposium, Pasadena, CA, June 8-10, 2005
        [Wan, Yan, Roy, Sandip, Saberi, Ali, Lesieutre, Bernard]. 273-280. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/SIS.2005.1501632

      2017
      • Technical Report
        Recommendations for Intelligent Systems in Aerospace: An AIAA/ISTC Position Statement
        [Wan, Yan, AIAA Intelligent Systems Technical Committee]. Report.
        www.aiaa.org/ISTC-Opinion-Paper-Dec2017/

      2015
      • Technical Report
        Spotlight: UAVs for Disaster Area Communication, Homeland Defense & Security Information Analysis Center
        [Wan, Yan]. Report. "the Homeland Defense and Security Information Analysis Center (HDIAC)".

      2014
      • Technical Report
        NextGen Aviation Roadmap for NSF CPS Program
        NextGen Aviation Roadmap for NSF CPS Program
        [Balakrishnan, H., Belcastro, C.M., Feron, E, Jha, S. K. , Namucuri, K., Neogi, N., Paunicka, J., Tumer, K., Sampigethaya, K., Seiler, P., Wan, Yan].

      2012
      • Technical Report
        Status report for strategic CATM flow contingency management activities
        MITRE Report MP120134
        [Tyalor, C., Wanke, C., Brown, P., Ethier, R., Hokit, M., Huhn, J., Masek, T., Shin-Lai, Clair, T.S., Wang, L., Zobell, S., Rakei, A., Workman, K., Wan, Yan, Zhou, Yi, Roy , S., Xue, M.]. report.

      2010
      • Technical Report
        Flow contingency management
        MITRE Report
        [Tyalor, C., Wanke, C., Zobell, S., Holland, R., Hokit, M., Wang, L., Rakei, A., Workman, K., Wan, Yan, Roy , S., Xue, M.]. report.

      2008
      • Technical Report
        Dynamical network design for controlling virus spread," Wolfram Demonstrations Project
        Wolfram Mathematica
        [Xue, M., Wan, Yan, Roy, S., Saberi, A.]. Report. "Wolfram Mathematica".

Presentations

    • November  2020
      Wan, Yan, "Dynamical Networks and Control: An introduction", Bell. (November , 2020).
    • October  2020
      Wan, Yan, "Scalable Uncertainty Evaluation for Learning Control and Differential Games", MathWorks Expert Panel on “Winning with AI: Can Reinforcement Learning game the real world. (October , 2020).
    • October  2020
      Wan, Yan, "UAV Traffic Management, Control, and Optimization", Bell. (October , 2020).
    • September  2020
      Wan, Yan, "Networked UAVs and Their Civilian Applications", 53rd Annual Transmission & Substation Design & Operation Symposium (TSDOS). (September , 2020).
    • December  2019
      Wan, Yan, "Urban Aerial Mobility: The Cyber-Physical Systems Approach", Forum on Controls and Uses of Autonomous Vehicles, UTA. (December , 2019).
    • October  2019
      Wan, Yan, "Urban Aerial Mobility: The Cyber-Physical Systems Approach", NCTCOG UAS Safety and Integration Task Force Meeting. (October , 2019).
    • September  2019
      Wan, Yan, "Unmanned Vehicle Networks: Challenges and Opportunities", Osaka University, Japan. (September , 2019).
    • September  2019
      Wan, Yan, "Urban Aerial Mobility: Challenges and Opportunities", Southeast Tarrant Transportation (SETT) Partnership Breakfast. (September , 2019).
    • August  2019
      Wan, Yan, "Unmanned Vehicle Networks: Challenges and Opportunities", Inaugural International Symposium on Cooperative Autonomous Systems (ISCAS 2019). (August , 2019).
    • July  2019
      Wan, Yan, "CPS Co-design for UAV Networks", Dr. Frank Lewis’ 70th Birthday, Edinburgh, Scotland. (July , 2019).
    • April  2019
      Wan, Yan, "CPS Co-design for UAV Networks", UTA Research Insitute Open House. (April , 2019).
    • April  2019
      Wan, Yan, "Scalable Uncertainty-Exploited Control in Distributed Learning and Games", ARO workshop on Distributed Reinforcement Learning and Graphical Games, Maryland. (April , 2019).
    • March  2019
      Wan, Yan, "The CPS Co-Design for UAV Networks", NSF-JST collaboration on Big Data for Future IoT , Osaka, Japan. (March , 2019).
    • February  2019
      Wan, Yan, "UAV Networks for Emergency Communication", E week and robotics week, Perot Museum of Nature and Science. (February , 2019).
    • February  2019
      Wan, Yan, "UAV Networks for Emergency Communication", IEEE-Student Professional Awareness Conference (SPAC), UTA. (February , 2019).
    • November  2018
      Wan, Yan, "On the UAS Autonomy and Airspace Safety", Workshop on Recent Developments on Autonomy and Security of Cyber-Physical Systems, NSF CPS PI meeting. (November , 2018).
    • November  2018
      Wan, Yan, "UAV Networks for Emergency Communication", NSF CPS PI meeting. (November , 2018).
    • October  2018
      Wan, Yan, "Safe Integration of UAS into the National Airspace System", University of Kansas. (October , 2018).
    • September  2018
      Wan, Yan, "Aerial Networking using Directional Antennas with Application to On-Demand Emergency Communication". (September , 2018).
    • September  2018
      Wan, Yan, "UAV-based on-demand emergency communication", Denton Public Safety Day. (September , 2018).
    • August  2018
      Wan, Yan, "A Day of Girls in Control Engineering", Girlengineering Summer Program, UTA. (August , 2018).
    • June  2018
      Wan, Yan, "Safe Integration of UAS into the National Airspace System". (June , 2018).
    • May  2018
      Wan, Yan, "On the Structural Perspective of Communication Effectiveness for Quantized Consensus in Layered UAV Networks". (May , 2018).
    • March  2018
      Wan, Yan, "Safe Integration of UAS into the National Airspace System", Nanyang Technological University, Singapore. (March , 2018).
    • February  2018
      Wan, Yan, "Learning-based Control for Large-scale Dynamical Networks", NSF, Alexandria, VA. (February , 2018).
    • December  2017
      Wan, Yan, "Smart Emergency Response for Connected Communities Using a Big Data-Driven Decision Framework Part II: Collaboration", Tokyo, Japan. (December , 2017).
    • November  2017
      Wan, Yan, "Safe Integration of UAS into the National Airspace System", NSF. (November , 2017).
    • October  2017
      Wan, Yan, "UAV networking ", UNT, Denton, TX. (October , 2017).
    • September  2017
      Wan, Yan, "Emergency Response: Lessons Learned from Harvey and Opportunities to Success". (September , 2017).
    • September  2017
      Wan, Yan, "UAV-based on-demand emergency communication ", Denton, TX. (September , 2017).
    • August  2017
      Wan, Yan, "Aerial Communication Infrastructure for Smart Emergency Response", Washington D.C.. (August , 2017).
    • August  2017
      Wan, Yan, "Co-design of Networking and Decentralized Control to enable a Safe Airspace under Uncertainty", UTARI, Arlington, TX. (August , 2017).
    • March  2017
      Wan, Yan, "Co-design on Networking and Decentralized Control to enable a Safe Airspace under Uncertainty", Texas System's Day, Texas A&M. (March , 2017).
    • October  2016
      Wan, Yan, "Aerial Communication infrastructure for smart emergency response". (October , 2016).
    • October  2016
      Wan, Yan, " The UAV-based on-demand emergency communication technology", Air Research Consortium, TCU. (October , 2016).
    • October  2016
      Wan, Yan, "The UAV-based on-demand emergency communication technology ", Denton. (October , 2016).
    • September  2016
      Wan, Yan, "The UAV-based on-demand emergency communication technology ". (September , 2016).
    • August  2016
      Wan, Yan, "Aerial Networking using Directional Antennas with Application to On-Demand Emergency Communication", NASA Langley. (August , 2016).
    • July  2016
      Wan, Yan, "The UAV-based on-demand emergency communication technology", DC. (July , 2016).
    • June  2016
      Wan, Yan, "Smart Emergency Response System", SERS team, including team members from University of North Texas, Mathworks, Denton Fire Department, Austin Fire Department, and North Central Texas Council of Government., Austin, TX. (June , 2016).
    • May  2016
      Wan, Yan, "Bridging Big Data Analytics with Real-time Decision Making for Large-scale Cyber-Physical Systems", University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan. (May , 2016).
    • May  2016
      Wan, Yan, "Decision-making under Uncertainty for Large-Scale Cyber-Physical Systems: From Theory to Smart City Applications", University of Virginia. (May , 2016).
    • April  2016
      Wan, Yan, "Decision-making under Uncertainty for Large-Scale Cyber-Physical Systems: From Theory to Smart City Applications", Oregon State University. (April , 2016).
    • April  2016
      Wan, Yan, "Decision-making under Uncertainty for Large-Scale Cyber-Physical Systems: From Theory to Smart City Applications", University of Texas Arlington. (April , 2016).
    • April  2016
      Wan, Yan, "Decision-making under Uncertainty for Large-Scale Cyber-Physical Systems: From Theory to Smart City Applications", Wayne State University. (April , 2016).
    • April  2016
      Wan, Yan, "The Role of Drones in Disaster Response". (April , 2016).
    • April  2016
      Wan, Yan, "The UAV-based on-demand emergency communication technology", SXSW, Austin, TX. (April , 2016).
    • March  2016
      Wan, Yan, "Decision-making under Uncertainty for Large-Scale Cyber-Physical Systems: From Theory to Smart City Applications", San Jose State University. (March , 2016).
    • October  2014
      Wan, Yan, "Decision Making for Large-scale Dynamical Networks under Uncertainty", IEEE. (October , 2014).

Students Supervised

    • Present
      Dissertation Committee Chair
      Charles Crawford, (Electrical Engineering)
    • Present
      Postdoctoral Research Supervision
      Mushuang Liu, (Electrical Engineering)
    • Present
      Undergraduate Supervised Research
      Bonoy George, (Electrical Engineering)
    • Present
      Postdoctoral Research Supervision
      Yanyang Qian, (Electrical Engineering)
    • Present
      Master's Thesis Committee Chair
      Ayoub Idelhaj, (Electrical Engineering)
    • Present
      Undergraduate Supervised Research
      Evanns Morales-Cuadrado, (Electrical Engineering)
    • Present
      Dissertation Committee Chair
      Lu Zhao, (Electrical Engineering)
    • Present
      Dissertation Committee Chair
      Peiliang An, (Electrical Engineering)
    • Present
      Dissertation Committee Chair
      Bishrut Subedi, (Electrical Engineering)
    • Present
      Dissertation Committee Chair
      Chenyuan He, (Electrical Engineering)
    • Dec 2020
      Other
      William Yang,
      Highschool Student
    • Aug 2020
      Graduate Supervised Research
      Lakshmi Chellappan,
    • Aug 2019
      Dissertation Committee Chair
      Songwei Li, (Electrical Engineering)
      Long-distance and Broad-band Aerial Communication using Directional Antennas (ACDA): Theory, Implementation, and Applications
    • May 2019
      Master's Thesis Committee Chair
      Murilo Augusto Pinheiro, (Electrical Engineering)
      On the Analysis of On-board sensing and Off-Board Sensing through Wireless Communication for UAV Path Planning in Wind Fields
    • Aug 2016
      Master's Thesis Committee Chair
      Roya Norouzi Kandalan, (Electrical Engineering)
      The Modeling and Simulation of EV3 Motor Dynamics
    • Aug 2016
      Dissertation Committee Chair
      Junfei Xie, (Computer Science and Engineer)
      Data-Driven Decision-Making for Large-scale Dynamical Systems under Uncertainty
    • Aug 2016
      Master's Thesis Committee Chair
      Songwei Li, Array (Electrical Engineering)
      The Design and Implementation of An Effective Vision-based Leader-Follower Tracking Algorithm using PI Camera
    • Aug 2016
      Master's Thesis Committee Chair
      Wael Zaitouni, Array (Electrical Engineering)
      Applied Real-Time Integrated Distributed Control Systems: An Industrial Overview and an Implemented Laboratory Case Study
    • Dec 2015
      Master's Thesis Committee Chair
      Venkatesh K. Srinivasan, (Electrical Engineering)
      Implementation of an Unmanned Aerial Vehicle for New Generation Peterbilt Trucks
    • Aug 2015
      Master's Thesis Committee Chair
      Firas Anwar, (Electrical Engineering)
      Controller design for drone carried directional communication system
    • Aug 2015
      Master's Thesis Committee Chair
      Shuo Sun, (Electrical Engineering)
      Parameter Estimation of Microwave Filters
    • May 2015
      Master's Thesis Committee Chair
      Ashley Mitchell, (Electrical Engineering)
      Modeling and Control of a Motor System Using the LEGO EV3 Robot
    • Aug 2014
      Dissertation Committee Chair
      Yi Zhou, (Computer Science and Engineer)
      Uncertainty Evaluation in Large-Scale Dynamical Systems: Theory and Applications
    • July 2014
      Master's Thesis Committee Chair
      Vardhman Sheth, (Electrical Engineering)
      Networking and Decentralized Control in Layered Networks: A Theoretical Study and Test-Bed Development
    • July 2014
      Master's Thesis Committee Chair
      Gophichand Movva, (Electrical Engineering)
      Optimal Sensor Placement for Structural Health Monitoring
    • May 2014
      Master's Thesis Committee Chair
      Riya Patil, (Electrical Engineering)
      A LEGO MindStorms Based Test Bench for Multi-agent Exploratory Systems and Distributed Network Partitioning
    • Dec 2013
      Master's Thesis Committee Chair
      Junfei Xie, (Electrical Engineering)
      A Comprehensive Modeling Framework for Airborne Mobility
    • May 2013
      Master's Thesis Committee Chair
      Imtiaz Parvez, Array (Electrical Engineering)
      Data Transmission in Quantized Consensus
    • Aug 2012
      Master's Thesis Committee Chair
      Veenadhar Katragadda, (Electrical Engineering)
      An interactive tool to investigate inference performance of network dynamics from data
    • Aug 2012
      Master's Thesis Committee Chair
      Dayin He, (Computer Science and Engineer)
      Smooth-turn mobility models for airborne vehicles
    • May 2011
      Master's Thesis Committee Chair
      Yi Zhou, (Electrical Engineering)
      Simulation and performance analysis of strategic air traffic management under weather uncertainty
    • Dec 2010
      Master's Thesis Committee Chair
      Swathik Akula, (Electrical Engineering)
      Consensus building in sensor networks and long term planning for the national airspace system

Courses

      • EE 5304-001 CYBER-PHYSICAL SYSTEMS
        (Course Id: 102952)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2021 Download Syllabus
      • EE 5304-002 CYBER-PHYSICAL SYSTEMS
        (Course Id: 102952)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2021
      • EE 6697-032 RESEARCH IN ELEC ENGR
        (Course Id: 103080)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2021
      • EE 4391-032 ADV PROB ELECTRICAL ENGR
        (Course Id: 102934)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2020
      • EE 7399-032 DOCTORAL DEGREE COMPLETION
        (Course Id: 111647)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2020
      • EE 5307-001 LINEAR SYSTEMS ENGINEERING
        (Course Id: 102955)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2020
      • EE 5307-002 LINEAR SYSTEMS ENGINEERING
        (Course Id: 102955)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2020
      • EE 5307-900 LINEAR SYSTEMS ENGINEERING
        (Course Id: 102955)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2020
      • EE 6397-032 RESEARCH IN ELEC ENGR
        (Course Id: 103078)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2020
      • EE 5698-032 THESIS
        (Course Id: 103044)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2020
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        (Course Id: 102952)
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    • Sept 2020 to  Present Area Coordinator
      Cyber-Physical and Learning Control Systems
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      Undergraduate Curriculum Committee
    • May 2019 to  Present Committee Member
      UTA Drone Policy and Procedure Committee
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    • Jan 2017 to  Dec 2019 Committee Chair
      UTA EE Graduate Curriculum Committee
    • Sept 2018 to  Aug 2019 Committee Member
      UTA CSE Faculty Search Committee, UTA, 2018
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      UTA EE Chair Search Committee
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      N. M. Stelmakh Outstanding Student Research Award Evaluation Committee
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      UTA CSE Faculty Search Committee
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      UTA CAREER workshop
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      N. M. Stelmakh Outstanding Student Research Award Evaluation Committee
    • July 2016 to  Dec 2017 Committee Member
      UTA EE Faculty Search Committee
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      UTA CAREER workshop
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      UNT Global Research Development—China Advisory Council
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    • Apr 2020 to  Present
      Editor, Associate Editor
      IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man and Cybernetics: Systems
    • Jan 2020 to  Present
      Editor, Conference Proceedings
      IEEE Conference on Control Technology
    • July 2019 to  Present
      Committee Member
      AAAS SAE G-32 Cyber Physical Systems Security (CPSS) Committee
    • Jan 2019 to  Present
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      IEEE CSS Technology Conference Editorial Board
    • Jan 2019 to  Present
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      IEEE Decision and Control Conference
    • Jan 2019 to  Present
      Editor, Associate Editor
      Unmanned Systems
    • Oct 2018 to  Present
      Committee Member
      IEEE CSS Networks and Communication Systems
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      IEEE Transactions on Control of Network Systems
    • Jan 2018 to  Present
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      IEEE CSS Conference Editorial Board
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      IEEE CSS Nonlinear Systems and Control
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      IEEE Transactions on Control of Network Systems
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      Journal of Advanced Control for Applications: Engineering and Industrial Systemsn
    • Jan 2018 to  Present
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      Transactions of the Institute of Measurement and Control
    • Jan 2017 to  Present
      Committee Chair
      AIAA Scitech Conference Intelligent Systems
    • Jan 2017 to  Present
      Vice President
      IEEE Comsoc Fort Worth Chapter
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      AIAA Intelligent Systems
    • Jan 2012 to  Present
      Editor, Conference Proceedings
      American Control Conference
    • Jan 2019 to  Dec 2021
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      IEEE International Workshop on Pervasive Computing for Vehicular Systems (PerVehicle 2019)
    • Jan 2019 to  Dec 2021
      Guest Editor
      IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems
    • Jan 2019 to  Dec 2021
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      International Journal of Robust and Nonlinear Control
    • Jan 2020 to  Dec 2020
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      14th IEEE International Conference on Control and Automation (IEEE ICCA 2020)
    • Jan 2020 to  Dec 2020
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      2020 IEEE/ASME International Conference on Advanced Intelligent Mechatronics
    • Jan 2020 to  Dec 2020
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      2020 SciTech IS best paper award
    • Jan 2020 to  Dec 2020
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      Audit Committee for IEEE Conference on Decision and Control
    • Jan 2020 to  Dec 2020
      Judge
      Best poster competition at 2020 IEEE/ASME International Conference on Advanced Intelligent Mechatronics
    • Jan 2020 to  Dec 2020
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      Foundations and Trends in Systems and Control
    • Jan 2020 to  Dec 2020
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    • Jan 2020 to  Dec 2020
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    • Jan 2020 to  Dec 2020
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      Special track student competition for the 2020 IEEE/ASME International Conference on Advanced Intelligent Mechatronics
    • Jan 2019 to  Dec 2020
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      International Journal of Robust and Nonlinear Control
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    • Oct 2020 to  Oct 2020
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      Winning with AI: Can Reinforcement Learning game the real world?, Mathworks Expert Panel
    • Jan 2020 to  July 2020
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      IEEE International Conference on Control and Automation
    • Jan 2020 to  Jan 2020
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    • Dec 2019 to  Dec 2019
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    • Jan 2019 to  Dec 2019
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      14th International Science of Smart City Operations and Platforms Engineering (SCOPE-2019), CPS Week
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      15th IEEE International Conference on Control and Automation (IEEE ICCA 2019)
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      2019 International Conference on Unmanned Aircraft Systems
    • Jan 2019 to  Dec 2019
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    • Jan 2019 to  Dec 2019
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    • Jan 2019 to  Dec 2019
      Workshop Organizer
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    • Jan 2019 to  Dec 2019
      Reviewer, Journal Article
      Neurocomputing
    • Jan 2019 to  Dec 2019
      Committee Chair
      The 1st International Workshop on Computing-Centric Drone Networks
    • Jan 2018 to  Dec 2019
      Guest Editor
      IET Control Theory and Applications
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    • Jan 2017 to  Dec 2019
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      Globecom
    • Jan 2016 to  Dec 2019
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      IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems
    • Jan 2007 to  Dec 2019
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    • Nov 2019 to  Nov 2019
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      CPS PI Meeting, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Luncheon
    • Oct 2019 to  Oct 2019
      Panelist
      Developing Embedded Intelligence: Opportunities on the Edge, Grace Hopper Celebration Conference
    • Sept 2019 to  Sept 2019
      Panelist
      IEEE VTC Workshop on Network-assisted Collaborative Automated Driving
    • Jan 2019 to  July 2019
      Session Chair
      IEEE International Conference on Control and Automation
    • June 2019 to  June 2019
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      International Conference on Unmanned Aircraft Systems
    • Sept 2018 to  May 2019
      Workshop Organizer
      ARO Workshop on Distributed Reinforcement Learning and Reinforcement Learning Games
    • Apr 2019 to  Apr 2019
      Session Chair
      14th International Science of Smart City Operations and Platforms Engineering (SCOPE-2019), CPS Week
    • Apr 2019 to  Apr 2019
      Session Chair
      ARO Workshop on Distributed Reinforcement Learning and Reinforcement Learning Games
    • Apr 2019 to  Apr 2019
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      UTA EE Workshop on UAVs
    • Jan 2019 to  Jan 2019
      Session Chair
      AIAA Scitech Conference
    • Jan 2018 to  Dec 2018
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      14th IEEE International Conference on Control and Automation (IEEE ICCA 2018)
    • Jan 2018 to  Dec 2018
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      15th International Conference on Control, Automation, Robotics and Vision (ICARCV 2018)
    • Jan 2018 to  Dec 2018
      Reviewer, Journal Article
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    • Jan 2018 to  Dec 2018
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      IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics
    • Jan 2018 to  Dec 2018
      Workshop Organizer
      IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference
    • Jan 2018 to  Dec 2018
      Reviewer, Journal Article
      IET Communications
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      International Conference on Control, Automation, Robotics and Vision
    • Jan 2018 to  Dec 2018
      Session Chair
      International Conference on Control, Automation, Robotics and Vision
    • Jan 2018 to  Dec 2018
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      International Conference on Unmanned Aircraft Systems
    • Jan 2018 to  Dec 2018
      Reviewer, Journal Article
      Measurement and Control
    • Jan 2018 to  Dec 2018
      Reviewer, Journal Article
      Transactions of the Institute of Measurement and Control
    • Jan 2017 to  Dec 2018
      Committee Chair
      2018 International Conference on Unmanned Aircraft Systems
    • Jan 2017 to  Dec 2018
      Guest Editor
      IEEE ACCESS
    • Jan 2017 to  Dec 2018
      Reviewer, Conference Paper
      IEEE Infocom
    • Jan 2016 to  Dec 2018
      Co-editor
      AIAA Intelligent Systems Roadmap
    • Jan 2015 to  Dec 2018
      Reviewer, Journal Article
      IET Control Theory and Applications
    • Jan 2018 to  Aug 2018
      Committee Member
      5th annual AIAA Intelligent Systems Workshop
    • June 2018 to  June 2018
      Session Chair
      14th IEEE International Conference on Control and Automation
    • June 2018 to  June 2018
      Session Chair
      International Conference on Unmanned Aircraft Systems
    • June 2018 to  June 2018
      Session Chair
      Mathworks Research Faculty Summit
    • Sept 2017 to  June 2018
      Committee Member
      2018 American Control Conference
    • Jan 2017 to  Jan 2018
      Committee Member
      2018 ICC SAC Symposium Internet of Things Track
    • Jan 2017 to  Jan 2018
      Committee Member
      2018 INFOCOM Workshop on WiSARN 2018: Wireless Sensor, Robot, and UAV Networks
    • Jan 2017 to  Jan 2018
      Committee Member
      8th GLOBECOM Workshop on Wireless Networking and Control for Unmanned Autonomous Vehicles (Wi-UAV)
    • Dec 2017 to  Dec 2017
      Session Chair
      Globecom Wi-UAV Workshop
    • Jan 2017 to  Dec 2017
      Reviewer, Conference Paper
      IEEE ICC
    • Jan 2017 to  Dec 2017
      Reviewer, Journal Article
      IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technologies
    • Jan 2017 to  Dec 2017
      Session Chair
      SPIE Smart Structures/NDE Conference
    • Jan 2012 to  Dec 2017
      Committee Member
      SPIE Smart Structures/NDE Conference
    • Jan 2010 to  Dec 2017
      Reviewer, Book
      Book Publishers: John Wiley & Sons
    • Dec 2017 to  Dec 2017
      Session Chair
      IEEE Globecom
    • Nov 2017 to  Nov 2017
      Reviewer, Textbook
      Book Wiley
    • Sept 2017 to  Sept 2017
      Session Chair
      National Workshop on Developing a Research Agenda for Connected Rural Communities
    • Sept 2017 to  Sept 2017
      Panelist
      National Workshop on Developing a Research Agenda for Connected Rural Communities
    • Aug 2017 to  Aug 2017
      Session Chair
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    • Jan 2016 to  Dec 2016
      Reviewer, Journal Article
      AIAA Journal of Guidance, Control, and Dynamics
    • Jan 2016 to  Dec 2016
      Reviewer, Book
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    • Jan 2016 to  Dec 2016
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    • Jan 2016 to  Dec 2016
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      IEEE Big Data Conference Special Session on Intelligent Data Mining
    • Jan 2016 to  Dec 2016
      Reviewer, Journal Article
      IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing
    • Jan 2016 to  Dec 2016
      Session Chair
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    • Jan 2014 to  Dec 2016
      Reviewer, Journal Article
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    • Aug 2016 to  Aug 2016
      Session Chair
      AIAA Intelligent Systems Workshop
    • Jan 2012 to  Aug 2016
      Advisor
      UNT Student Chapter of the IEEE Robotics and Automation Society
    • Feb 2016 to  Feb 2016
      Reviewer, Journal Article
      Transactions on Signal Processing
    • Jan 2016 to  Jan 2016
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      Journal of Aerospace Operations
    • Jan 2015 to  Dec 2015
      Session Chair
      2015 American Control Conference
    • Jan 2015 to  Dec 2015
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    • Jan 2015 to  Dec 2015
      Chairperson
      AIAA 2015 Intelligent Systems Workshop at NASA Ames
    • Jan 2015 to  Dec 2015
      Reviewer, Journal Article
      ICCC IoT
    • Jan 2015 to  Dec 2015
      Committee Member
      IEEE WCNC 2015/ Technical Program Committee
    • Jan 2015 to  Dec 2015
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      IEEE/CIC ICCC 2015 Workshops on Internet of Thing
    • Jan 2015 to  Dec 2015
      Workshop Organizer (Denton, Texas,
      Second International Seminar on Aerial Networking
    • Jan 2014 to  Dec 2015
      Committee Member
      International Conference on Information Technology
    • Jan 2014 to  Dec 2015
      Reviewer, Journal Article
      Journal of Parallel and Distributed Computing
    • Jan 2011 to  Dec 2015
      Reviewer, Journal Article
      Sensors
    • Jan 2015 to  Sept 2015
      Panelist
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    • Aug 2015 to  Aug 2015
      Session Chair
      AIAA Intelligent Systems Workshop
    • July 2015 to  July 2015
      Reviewer, Journal Article
      IET Control theory and Applications
    • July 2015 to  July 2015
      Session Chair
      American Control Conference
    • Jan 2014 to  Dec 2014
      Session Chair
      2014 IEEE DCOSS
    • Jan 2014 to  Dec 2014
      Reviewer, Journal Article
      ACM Transactions on Sensor Networks
    • Jan 2014 to  Dec 2014
      Draft Air Traffic Management Roadmap
      AIAA Intelligent Systems/
    • Jan 2014 to  Dec 2014
      Workshop OrganizerBeijing, China)
      First International Seminar on Aerial Networking
    • Jan 2014 to  Dec 2014
      Reviewer, Journal Article
      IEEE Transactions on Network Science and Engineering
    • Jan 2014 to  Dec 2014
      Committee Member
      IEEE/CIC ICCC 2014 Workshops on Internet of Thing
    • Jan 2014 to  Dec 2014
      Reviewer, Conference Paper
      International Conference on Information Technology
    • Jan 2014 to  Dec 2014
      Co-editor
      NSF CPS Roadmap
    • Jan 2014 to  Dec 2014
      Reviewer, Journal Article
      Systems and Control Letters
    • Jan 2013 to  Dec 2014
      Committee Member
      Complex Networks Workshop at the 14th International Conference on Distributed Computing and Networking
    • Jan 2012 to  Dec 2014
      Committee Member
      SPIE Smart Structure/ NDE Conference
    • Jan 2013 to  Dec 2013
      Session Chair
      2013 AIAA Infotech@Aerospace conference
    • Jan 2013 to  Dec 2013
      Workshop Organizer
      2013 AIAA Infotech@Aerospace conference
    • Jan 2013 to  Dec 2013
      Reviewer, Conference Paper
      International Conference on Consumer Electronics, Communications and Networks
    • Jan 2013 to  Dec 2013
      Reviewer, Journal Article
      Robotics
    • Jan 2013 to  Dec 2013
      Session Co-Chair
      SPIE Smart Structures/NDE Conference
    • Jan 2011 to  Dec 2013
      Reviewer, Conference Paper
      International Conference on Computer Engineering & Systems
    • Jan 2012 to  Jan 2013
      Guest Editor
      International Journal of Robust and Nonlinear Control
    • Jan 2012 to  Dec 2012
      Session Chair
      2012 AIAA Infotech@Aerospace conference
    • Jan 2012 to  Dec 2012
      Session Chair
      ACM MobiHoc Conference
    • Jan 2012 to  Dec 2012
      Workshop Organizer
      ACM MobiHoc Conference
    • Jan 2012 to  Dec 2012
      Reviewer, Journal Article
      International Journal of Control
    • Jan 2011 to  Dec 2012
      Program Officer
      AIAA North Texas Sector
    • Mar 2012 to  Mar 2012
      Session Co-Chair
      SPIE Smart Structures/NDE Conference
    • Jan 2011 to  Dec 2011
      Session Chair
      2011 AIAA Guidance, Navigation, and Control Conference
    • Jan 2008 to  Dec 2011
      Reviewer, Conference Paper
      AIAA Guidance, Navigation, and Control Conference
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      Reviewer, Conference Paper
      IFAC World Congress
    • Jan 2010 to  Dec 2010
      Reviewer, Journal Article
      International Journal of Communication Systems
    • Jan 2010 to  Dec 2010
      Reviewer, Conference Paper
      Symposium on IFAC Symposium on System, Structure and Control
    • Jan 2008 to  Dec 2010
      Reviewer, Journal Article
      IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control
    • Aug 2010 to  Aug 2010
      Judge
      IEEE Region 5 Electronic Circuit Design Competition

Service to the Community

Service to the Community

    • Jan 2019 to  Present
      Member
      North Texas Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Safety and Integration Task Force
    • Aug 2019 to  Dec 2019
      Committee Member
      Bell Vertical Robotics Competition Planning Committee
    • Jan 2016 to  Dec 2018
      Member (Dallas, TX, United States)
      Air Quality Consortium
    • Jan 2015 to  Dec 2017
      Team Leader
      Smart Emergency Response Team/ Global City Team Challenge
    • Jan 2014 to  Dec 2014
      Member
      SmartAmerica Challenge
    • Jan 2013 to  Dec 2013
      Guest Speaker
      IEEE Control Systems Society/ Outreach to local high school

Other Creative Activities

Other Creative Activities

  • 2020
    • Digital Media
      • 2020
        Celebrating Women in Engineering

        https://secure.wiley.com/engineeringwomen
        [Non-refereed/non-juried]
      • 2020
        New cyber-physical system enables drone-carried broadband in disaster zones

        https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gf7wCihUM2c&feature=youtu.be
        [Non-refereed/non-juried]
  • 2019
    • Digital Media
      • 2019
        Long-Distance Broadband UAV Communicationi Using Directional Antennas: Indoor Testing

        https://youtu.be/JWYXc59E__U
        [Non-refereed/non-juried]
      • 2019
        Long-Distance Broadband UAV Communicationi Using Directional Antennas: Outdoor Testing

        https://youtu.be/VmazLv2Hl0M
        [Non-refereed/non-juried]
      • 2019
        UAV Expertise UTA Now

        https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fOq56R7DxDk
        [Non-refereed/non-juried]
  • 2016
    • Digital Media
      • 2016
        UAV Use in Denton Disaster Drill

        https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dUXGG3iR6Wc&t=4s
        [Non-refereed/non-juried]
      • 2016
        UAV Use in Emergency Response
        Discovery Canada
        https://youtu.be/Ujf1RWRsj_U
        [Non-refereed/non-juried]
  • 2014
    • Animation
      • 2014
        Smart America

        https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Yi_dK4iRCA4&t=34s
        [Non-refereed/non-juried]
      • 2014
        UAV Assisted Ground Robot Search and Rescue

        https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ToPw9bEObHA
        [Non-refereed/non-juried]
  • 2008
    • Animation
      • 2008
        Dynamical network design for controlling virus spread
        Mathematica Wolfram Demonstrations
        http://demonstrations.wolfram.com/DynamicalNetworkDesignForControllingVirusSpread/
        [Non-refereed/non-juried]