Below you will find highlights of MRC faculty publications. Each link leads to the abstract or/and full text of these publications. 

Selected publications for 2020

A gradient-based approach for coordinating smart vehicles and traffic lights at intersections A gradient-based approach for coordinating smart vehicles and traffic lights at intersections
Yancy Diaz-Mercado
IEEE Control Systems Letters
Robust nonlinear control-based trajectory tracking for quadrotors under uncertainty
Yiannis AloimonosCornelia Fermüller, and Huan Xu
IEEE Control Systems Letters
Robust nonlinear control-based trajectory tracking for quadrotors under uncertainty
UAV state and parameter estimation in wind using calibration trajectories optimized for observability UAV state and parameter estimation in wind using calibration trajectories optimized for observability
Derek Paley
IEEE Control Systems Letters
Characterization and nonlinear models of bending extensile/contractile pneumatic artificial muscles
Norman Wereley
Smart Materials and Structures
Characterization and nonlinear models of bending extensile/contractile pneumatic artificial muscles
Rotor-induced airflow for odor source detection on nano-quadcopters Rotor-induced airflow for odor source detection on nano-quadcopters
Pamela Abshire
IEEE Sensors
Autonomous flight-test data in support of safety of flight certification
Huan Xu
Journal of Air Transportation
Autonomous flight-test data in support of safety of flight certification
Models and methods for intelligent highway routing of human-driven and connected-and-automated vehicles Models and methods for intelligent highway routing of human-driven and connected-and-automated vehicles (Book chapter)
John Baras
IntechOpen
Bioinspired sensing, actuation, and control in underwater soft robotic systems
Derek Paley and Norman Wereley (Eds.)
Springer
Bioinspired sensing, actuation, and control in underwater soft robotic systems
Future and impact of rehabilitation robotics on post-stroke care and recovery Future and impact of rehabilitation robotics on post-stroke care and recovery
Anindo Roy
Technology and Global Public Health
Generating certification evidence for autonomous aerial vehicles decision-making
Huan Xu
Journal of Aerospace Information Systems
Generating certification evidence for autonomous aerial vehicles decision-making
Learning a spatial field in minimum time with a team of robots Learning a spatial field in minimum time with a team of robots
Pratap Tokekar
IEEE Transactions on Robotics
Metareasoning structures, problems, and modes for multiagent systems: a survey
Jeffrey HerrmannHuan Xu, and Michael Otte
IEEE Access
Metareasoning structures, problems, and modes for multiagent systems: a survey
A bio-hybrid odor-guided autonomous palm-sized air vehicle A bio-hybrid odor-guided autonomous palm-sized air vehicle
Timothy Horiuchi
Bioinspiration & Biomimetics
Mitigation of ground impact hazard for safe unmanned aerial vehicle operations
Huan Xu
Journal of Aerospace Information Systems
Mitigation of ground impact hazard for safe unmanned aerial vehicle operations
Communication Maintenance of Robotic Parasitic Antenna Arrays Communication maintenance of robotic parasitic antenna arrays
Nikhil Chopra
IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters
A bug’s-eye view
Yiannis Aloimonos and Cornelia Fermüller
Science Robotics
A bug’s-eye view
Construction automation and robotics for high-rise buildings: development priorities and key challenges Construction automation and robotics for high-rise buildings: development priorities and key challenges
Miroslaw J. Skibniewski
The Journal of Construction Engineering and Management
Learning visual motion segmentation using event surfaces
Cornelia Fermüller and Yiannis Aloimonos
2020 IEEE/CVF Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition
Learning visual motion segmentation using event surfaces
EVDodgeNet: deep dynamic obstacle dodging with event cameras EVDodgeNet: deep dynamic obstacle dodging with event cameras
Cornelia Fermüller and Yiannis Aloimonos
2020 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation
MagnetoSuture: tetherless manipulation of suture needles
Axel Krieger
IEEE Transactions on Medical Robotics and Bionics
MagnetoSuture: tetherless manipulation of suture needles
An experimental comparison of autonomous robotic and manual laparoscopic suturing An experimental comparison of autonomous robotic and manual laparoscopic suturing
Axel Krieger
The Journal of Urology
Auctions for multi-robot task allocation in communication limited environments
Michael Otte
Autonomous Robots
Auctions for multi-robot task allocation in communication limited environments
Novel bending and helical extensile/contractile pneumatic artificial muscles inspired by elephant trunk Novel bending and helical extensile/contractile pneumatic artificial muscles inspired by elephant trunk 
Norman M. Wereley
Soft Robotics
Geometric gait design for a starfish‐inspired robot using a planar discrete elastic rod model
Derek A. Paley
Advanced Intelligent Systems
Geometric gait design for a starfish‐inspired robot using a planar discrete elastic rod model
Integration of porous monolithic structures within microfluidic systems Integration of porous monolithic structures within microfluidic systems
Donald L. Devoe 
United States Patent, University of Maryland, College Park
Integrating optimal vehicle routing and control with load-dependent vehicle dynamics using a confidence bounds for trees-based approach
Nikhil Chopra
Journal Dynamic Systems, Measurement and Control
Integrating optimal vehicle routing and control with load-dependent vehicle dynamics using a confidence bounds for trees-based approach
Bioinspired pursuit with a swimming robot using feedback control of an internal rotor Bioinspired pursuit with a swimming robot using feedback control of an internal rotor
Derek A. Paley
Bioinspiration and Biomimetics
Geometric attitude and position control of a quadrotor in wind
Derek A. Paley
Journal of Guidance, Control and Dynamics
Geometric attitude and position control of a quadrotor in wind
Cooperative mapping and target search over an unknown occupancy graph using mutual information Cooperative mapping and target search over an unknown occupancy graph using mutual information
Derek A. Paley
IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters
Guest editorial: Special issue on robot communication challenges: real-world problems, systems, and methods
Michael Otte 
Autonomous Robots
Special issue on robot communication challenges: real-world problems, systems, and methods
APE: An Acting and Planning Engine APE: An acting and planning engine
Dana Nau
Advances in Cognitive Systems
Modeling locomotion in a segmented soft robot using planar discrete elastic rods
Derek Paley
Bulletin of the American Physical Society
Modeling locomotion in a segmented soft robot using planar discrete elastic rods
Experimental comparison of decentralized task allocation algorithms under imperfect communication Experimental comparison of decentralized task allocation algorithms under imperfect communication
Huan Xu and Michael Otte
IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters

 


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