Wei-Kuo Yen is a Visiting Robotics Engineer in the Clark School of Engineering at USMSM MATRIX Lab. In this role, he will oversee research operations on professional and educational levels.
Dr. Yen received his Ph.D. in 2018 from the National Taiwan University’s Department of Engineering Science and Ocean Engineering.
Biomimetic autonomous underwater vehicles, Hydrodynamic sensing, Formation control of autonomous vehicles
W.-K. Yen, C.-F. Huang*, H.-R. Chang and J. Guo, “Localization of a leading robotic fish using a pressure sensor array on its following vehicle,” Bioinspiration & Biomimetics, vol. 16, no. 1, pp. 016007, 2020.
W.-K. Yen and J. Guo*, “Phase controller for a robotic fish to follow an oscillating source,” Ocean Engineering, vol. 161, pp. 77-87, 2018.
W.-K. Yen, S. D. Martinez, and J. Guo*, “Controlling a robotic fish to swim along a wall using hydrodynamic pressure feedback,” IEEE Journal of Oceanic Engineering, vol. 43, pp. 369-380, 2018.
W.-K. Yen and J. Guo*, “Wall following control of a robotic fish using dynamic pressure,” in OCEANS 2016 - Shanghai, Shanghai, China, April 10-13, 2016, pp. 1-7.
W.-K. Yen, S.D. Martinez, and J. Guo*, “Controller design for a fish robot to follow an oscillating source,” in 2015 IEEE International Conference on Cyber Technology in Automation, Control, and Intelligent Systems (CYBER), Shenyang, China, June 8-12, 2015, pp. 959-964.
W.-K. Yen, S.D. Martinez, and J. Guo*, “Wall following control of a robotic fish using dynamic pressure,” in Proceedings of the Institute of Navigation (ION) 2015 Pacific Positioning, Navigation and Timing (PNT) Meeting, Honolulu, Hawaii, April 20-23, 2015, pp. 423-428.
W.-K. Yen, S.D. Martinez, and J. Guo*, “Biomimetic underwater vehicle phase following to a periodically oscillating source,” in 2015 IEEE Underwater Technology (UT), Chennai, India, February 23-25, 2015, pp. 1-4.
P.-L. Kuo, W.-K. Yen, S. D. Martinez, C.-J. Chen, and J. Guo*, “Near-body pressure estimation of a robot fish by its swimming kinematics,” in The Sixth International Symposium on Aero Aqua Bio-Mechanisms (ISABMEC), Honolulu, HI, November 13-16, 2014, pp. 160-165.
W.-K. Yen and J. Guo*, “Synchronizing the tail motion of a robotic fish to a periodic moving source,” in 2013 CACS International Automatic Control Conference (CACS), Nantou, Taiwan, December 2-4, 2013, pp. 124-129.
J. Guo*, M.-F. Li, S.D. Martinez, S.-W. Huang, L.-J. Mu, and W.-K. Yen, “Flexible tail motion estimation by electromagnetic induction for a biomimetic underwater vehicle,” in 2012 Oceans - Yeosu, Yeosu, South Korea, May 21-24, 2012, pp. 1-6.
W.-K. Yen and J. Guo*, “Synchronizing a biomimetic autonomous underwater vehicle with human cardiovascular system,” in Underwater Technology (UT), 2011 IEEE Symposium on and 2011 Workshop on Scientific Use of Submarine Cables and Related Technologies (SSC), 2011, pp. 1-
W.-K. Yen and J. Guo*, “Stability control and energy saving for propulsion of a biomimetic autonomous underwater vehicle,” in Proceedings of the Twentieth International Offshore and Polar Engineering Conference, Beijing, China, June 20-25, 2010, pp. 311-317.
J. Guo* and W.-K. Yen, “Power reduction by controlling joint compliance for the propulsion of a biomimetic underwater vehicle,” in Proceedings of the 17th World Congress The International Federation of AutomaticControl, Seoul, Korea, July 6-11, 2008, pp. 15618-15623.