
Research
Projects
 ONR/NAVSEA, Control Design for MultiVehicle Coordinated Motion, Sept. 2009  July 2012
 General Dynamics/NAVSEA, Engineering Analysis of Submarine Launch and Recovery System, June 2010  October 2010
 NAVSEA, Decentralized Control Design for MultiAgent Dynamical Systems, Sept. 2005  August 2006
Books
 W.M. Haddad, V. Chellaboina, and S.G. Nersesov, Thermodynamics: A Dynamical Systems Approach, Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2005.
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 W.M. Haddad, V. Chellaboina, and S.G. Nersesov, Impulsive and Hybrid Dynamical Systems: Stability, Dissipativity, and Control,
Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2006.
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 W.M. Haddad and S.G. Nersesov, Stability and Control of LargeScale Dynamical Systems: A Vector Dissipative Systems Approach,
Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2011.
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Selected Journal Publications
 S.G. Nersesov and W.M. Haddad, "On the Stability and Control of Nonlinear Dynamical Systems
via Vector Lyapunov Functions", IEEE Trans. Autom. Contr., vol. 51, no. 2, pp. 203215, 2006.
 W.M. Haddad, Q. Hui, V. Chellaboina, and S.G. Nersesov,
"Hybrid Decentralized Maximum
Entropy Control for LargeScale Dynamical Systems", Nonlinear Analysis: Hybrid Systems, vol. 1, pp. 244263, 2007.
 S.G. Nersesov and W.M. Haddad, "Control Vector Lyapunov Functions for LargeScale
Impulsive Dynamical Systems", Nonlinear Analysis: Hybrid Systems, vol. 1, pp. 223243, 2007.
 W.M. Haddad, V. Chellaboina, Q. Hui, and S.G. Nersesov,
"Energy and EntropyBased
Stabilization for Lossless Dynamical Systems via Hybrid Controllers", IEEE Trans. Autom. Contr., vol. 52, no. 9,
pp. 16041614, 2007.
 W.M. Haddad, V. Chellaboina, and S.G. Nersesov,
"TimeReversal Symmetry, Poincare
Recurrence, Irreversibility, and the Entropic Arrow of Time: From Mechanics to System Thermodynamics", Nonlinear
Analysis: Real World Applications, vol. 9, pp. 250271, 2008.
 S.G. Nersesov and W.M. Haddad, "FiniteTime Stabilization of Nonlinear Impulsive
Dynamical Systems", Nonlinear Analysis: Hybrid Systems, vol. 2, pp. 832845, 2008.
 S.G. Nersesov, W.M. Haddad, and Q. Hui,
"FiniteTime Stabilization of Nonlinear
Dynamical Systems via Control Vector Lyapunov Functions", J. Franklin Inst., vol. 345, pp. 819837, 2008.
 S.G. Nersesov and W.M. Haddad, Reversibility and Poincare Recurrence in Linear
Dynamical Systems," IEEE Trans. Autom. Contr., vol. 53, no. 9, pp. 21602165, 2008.
 S.G. Nersesov, C. Nataraj, and J.M. Avis,
"Design of FiniteTime Stabilizing Controllers
for Nonlinear Dynamical Systems", Int. J. of Robust and Nonlin. Contr., vol. 19, pp. 900918, 2009.
 J.M. Avis, S.G. Nersesov, R. Nathan, H. Ashrafiuon, K.R. Muske,
"A Comparison Study of
Nonlinear Control Techniques for the RTAC System", Nonlinear Analysis: Real World Applications, vol. 11, pp.
26472658, 2010.
 J.M. Avis, S.G. Nersesov, and R. Nathan,
"Decentralized EnergyBased Hybrid Control
for the MultiRTAC System", Int. J. Contr., vol. 83, no. 8, pp. 17011709, 2010.
 S.G. Nersesov, P. Ghorbanian, and A.G. Aghdam,
"Stabilization of Sets with Application
to MultiVehicle Coordinated Motion", Automatica, vol. 46, pp. 14191427, 2010.
 P. Ghorbanian, S.G. Nersesov, and H. Ashrafiuon,
"Obstacle Avoidance in MultiVehicle
Coordinated Motion via Stabilization of TimeVarying Sets", Journal of Nonlinear Systems and Applications, vol.
2011, pp. 18, 2011.
 K.R. Muske, H. Ashrafiuon, S.G. Nersesov, and M. Nikkhah,
"Optimal Sliding Mode Cascade
Control for Underactuated Nonlinear Systems", ASME Journal of Dynamic Systems, Measurement, and Control, to appear.
 A. Ajorlou, K. Moezzi, A.G. Aghdam, S. Tafazoli, and S.G. Nersesov,
"TwoStage
EnergyOptimal Formation Reconfiguration Strategies", Automatica,
to appear.
 S.G. Nersesov, H. Ashrafiuon, and P. Ghorbanian,
"On the Stability of Sliding Mode
Control for a Class of Underactuated Nonlinear Systems", International Journal of Robust and Nonlinear Control,
submitted.
 A. Ajorlou, K. Moezzi, A.G. Aghdam, S. Tafazoli, and S.G. Nersesov,
"TwoStage
TimeOptimal Formation Reconfiguration Strategies", Systems and Control Letters, submitted.
