"Socially Assistive Mobile Robots", Invited talk, Maryland Robotics Center, University of Maryland, Sept. 25, 2020.
"Learning Human-Robot Interaction for Robot-Assisted Pedestrian Regulation", Keynote talk, IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), Macau, China, Nov. 6, 2019.
"Learning-Based Control for Autonomous Mobile Robotic Systems", invited talk, Workshop in Honor of Professor David Hill's 70th Birthday, The 31st Chinese Control and Decision Conference (CCDC), Nanchang, China, June 2, 2019.
"Future Environmental Impact of Robotics", invited talk, IEEE Workshop on Advanced Robotics and its Social Impacts (ARSO), Austin, TX, March 8-10, 2017.
"Robot-Assisted Human Indoor Localization Using the Kinect Sensor and Smartphones", IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, Chicago, Illinois, USA, September 14–18, 2014.
"Distributed Estimation and Tracking for Radio Environment Mapping", American
Control Conference, Portland, OR, June 2014.
"Discrete-time Consensus Filters on Directed Switching Graphs", IEEE
International Conference on Control & Automation, Taiwan, June 18-20, 2014.
“Multi-Robot Cooperative Control for Monitoring and Tracking Dynamic Plumes,”
IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, HongKong, June
"Distributed Radio Environment Mapping", Huawei, NJ, Feb. 12, 2014.
"Distributed Cooperative Estimation and Control with Applications",
University of Hawaii, Dec. 4, 2013.
"Distributed Consensus Filter on Directed Graphs with Switching Topologies",
American Control Conference (ACC), Washington. DC, June 17-June 19, 2013,
"Synchronizing Coupled Semiconductor Lasers under General Coupling
Topologies", American Control Conference (ACC), Washington. DC, June 17-
June 19, 2013, pp. 1231-1236.
"Distributed Multi-Robot Evacuation Incorporating Human Behavior", IEEE
International Conference on Control & Automation (ICCA), Hangzhou, China,
June 12-14, 2013, pp. 864-869.
"Cooperative Autonomous Mobile Robotics and Applications", NYC Robotics Week
Presentation, Brooklyn, NY, April 9, 2013
"Kalman Filter Based Dynamic Positioning for Robot-Assisted Human IndoorLocalization", Stevens Innovation Expo, April 2013.
"Distributed Source Seeking by Cooperative Robots", Stevens
R&D, April 2012. (Poster presentation)
"Distributed Source Seeking by Cooperative Robots: All-to-All
and Limited Communications", IEEE International Conference on Robotics and
Automation (ICRA), 2012.
"Minimal Persistence Control on Dynamic Directed Graphs
for Multi-Robot Formation", IEEE International Conference on Robotics and
Automation (ICRA), 2012.
"Neural-Network Based AUV Path Planning in Estuary
Environments", The 10th World Congress on Intelligent Control and Automation
(WCICA 2012), Beijing, China, July 6 to 8, 2012.
"Robust H_infinity Consensus on Directed
Networks with Quantized Communication", The Seventh IEEE Sensor Array and
Multichannel Signal Processing Workshop (SAM), Hoboken, NJ, June 17-20,2012.
"Teaching Micro-robots in Biomedical
Applications: A Modified Challenge-based Pedagogy and Evaluations", ASEE
Annual Conference and Exposition, San Antonio, TX, June 10-13, 2012.
"Research Activities in RAL at Stevens", Univ. of Rhode Island, Aug. 31, 2012.
"Synchronization of Coupled Laser Arrays with All-to-all and Limited Coupling Topology", ASME Dynamic Systems and Control Conference (DSCC), the semi-plenary
finalists paper, Oct., 2012.
"Nonlinear Networked Control and Applications", Rutgers University Mechanical and
Aerospace Engineering Seminar, Feb. 11 , 2011.
"Meeting the Educational Challenge in Micro/nanorobotics for Biomedical Applications",
NSF TUES/CCLI Grantee Workshop, Washington, D.C., March, 2011. Poster
"Atomic-Scale Friction Control by Vibration", NSF CMMI Engineering Research and
Innovation Conference, Atlanta, GA, Jan. 2011.
"Dynamical Networks and Collective Synchronization of Coupled Lasers", NSF Building
Engineered Complex Systems grantee workshop, Arlington, VA, March, 2011.
"Collective Motion of Planar Particles and Coupled Lasers", Chinese Control and
Decision Conference (CCDC), Mianyang, China, May 2011.
"Adaptive Backstepping-based Synchronization of Networked Uncertain Lagrangian
Systems", American Control Conference (ACC), pp. 1057-1062, San Francisco, CA,
June 29 - July 1, 2011.
"Adaptive Output Consensus Tracking of a Class of Uncertain Multi-agent Systems",
American Control Conference (ACC), pp. 3387-3392, San Francisco, CA, June 29 -
July 1, 2011.
"Distributed Cooperative Spectrum Sensing based on Weighted Average Consensus", IEEE
Global Communication Conference (GlobeCom), Houston, TX, Dec. 5-9, 2011.
"Control of multi-scale nonlinear systems", keynote speaker, International Conference on Mechanic Automation and Control Engineering, Wuhan, China, June 26-28, 2010.
"Robust consensus for uncertain multi-agent systems on directed communication
topologies", IEEE International Conference on Decision and Control (CDC), Atlanta,
GA, Dec. 2010.
"Robust consensus output tracking of multi-agent systems with directed
communications", Proceedings of ASME Dynamic Systems and Control Conference
(DSCC), Cambridge, Massachusetts, Sept. 2010.
"Meeting the educational challenge of micro/nano-robotics for biomedical applications" (invited, poster session), ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, Louisville, Kentucky, June 21-24, 2010.
"Graph rigidity control of mobile robot networks", 8th IEEE International Conference on Control & Automation, Xiamen, China, June 9-11, 2010
"Atomic-Scale Friction Control by Vibration for AFM Systems", University of Massachusetts Lowell, Lowell, MA, April 7, 2010.
"Stability of an AFM-based sliding system", Pre-conference Workshop in Honor of Professor David Hill's 60th Birthday, 7th IEEE International Conference on Control & Automation, Christchurch, New Zealand, Dec. 9-11, 2009.
"Control of friction at the nanoscale through vibration" (invited, poster session), NSF Engineering Research and Innovation Conference, Honolulu, Hawaii, June 24, 2009.
"Autonomous Mobile Robotic Systems", NSF REU program on Integrated Software Radio and Cognitive Networks, Stevens Institute of Technology, Hoboken, NJ, July, 2009.
Dynamics Days, "Stability and Feedback Control of Frictional Dynamics for A One-Dimensional Particle Array", invited, Dynamics Days 2008 (Internatinal Conference on Chaos and Nonlinear Dynamics), Knoxville, TN, Jan. 3-6, 2008.
"A decentralized control for mobile sensor network effective coverage", 7th World Congress on Intelligent Control and Automation, Chongqing, China, June 2008.
2007 CDC "Single Particle Dynamics and Control in a Sliding Nanocluster System", New Orleans, LA.
2007 ICRA "Global Trajectory Generation for Nonholonomic Robots in Dynamic Environments", Rome, Italy, April, 2007.
2006 WCICA, "Disturbance Attenuation of Uncertain Nonholonomic Systems in Chained Forms", 6th World Congress on Intelligent Control and Automation, Dalian, China, June 21-24, 2006.
2006 ICMA, "Decentralized Coordination Control for Formation Stability of Autonomous Robotic Systems", IEEE International Conference on Mechatronics and Automation, Luoyang, China, June 25-28, 2006.
2006 ICMA, "Distributed Robot-assisted Node Localization in Active Sensor Networks", IEEE International Conference on Mechatronics and Automation, Luoyang, China, June 25-28, 2006.
2006 ICRA, "Complete coverage control for nonholonomic mobile robots in dynamic environments", IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, Orlando, FL, May 2006.
2006 CCO, "Cooperative stabilization and tracking using Lyapunov theorem based methods", 6th International Conference on Cooperative Control and Optimization, Gainesville, FL, February 1-3, 2006.
2005 IROS, "Dynamic tracking control of uncertain nonholonomic mobile robots", IEEE International Conference on Intelligence Robots and Systems, Edmonton, Canada, August 2-6, 2005.