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Projects

  1. ONR/NAVSEA, Control Design for Multi-Vehicle Coordinated Motion, Sept. 2009 - July 2012
  2. General Dynamics/NAVSEA, Engineering Analysis of Submarine Launch and Recovery System, June 2010 - October 2010
  3. NAVSEA, Decentralized Control Design for Multi-Agent Dynamical Systems, Sept. 2005 - August 2006

Books

  1. W.M. Haddad, V. Chellaboina, and S.G. Nersesov, Thermodynamics: A Dynamical Systems Approach, Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2005. Link
  2. W.M. Haddad, V. Chellaboina, and S.G. Nersesov, Impulsive and Hybrid Dynamical Systems: Stability, Dissipativity, and Control, Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2006. Link
  3. W.M. Haddad and S.G. Nersesov, Stability and Control of Large-Scale Dynamical Systems: A Vector Dissipative Systems Approach, Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2011. Link

Selected Journal Publications

  1. 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. 203-215, 2006.
  2. W.M. Haddad, Q. Hui, V. Chellaboina, and S.G. Nersesov, "Hybrid Decentralized Maximum Entropy Control for Large-Scale Dynamical Systems", Nonlinear Analysis: Hybrid Systems, vol. 1, pp. 244-263, 2007.
  3. S.G. Nersesov and W.M. Haddad, "Control Vector Lyapunov Functions for Large-Scale Impulsive Dynamical Systems", Nonlinear Analysis: Hybrid Systems, vol. 1, pp. 223-243, 2007.
  4. W.M. Haddad, V. Chellaboina, Q. Hui, and S.G. Nersesov, "Energy- and Entropy-Based Stabilization for Lossless Dynamical Systems via Hybrid Controllers", IEEE Trans. Autom. Contr., vol. 52, no. 9, pp. 1604-1614, 2007.
  5. W.M. Haddad, V. Chellaboina, and S.G. Nersesov, "Time-Reversal Symmetry, Poincare Recurrence, Irreversibility, and the Entropic Arrow of Time: From Mechanics to System Thermodynamics", Nonlinear Analysis: Real World Applications, vol. 9, pp. 250-271, 2008.
  6. S.G. Nersesov and W.M. Haddad, "Finite-Time Stabilization of Nonlinear Impulsive Dynamical Systems", Nonlinear Analysis: Hybrid Systems, vol. 2, pp. 832-845, 2008.
  7. S.G. Nersesov, W.M. Haddad, and Q. Hui, "Finite-Time Stabilization of Nonlinear Dynamical Systems via Control Vector Lyapunov Functions", J. Franklin Inst., vol. 345, pp. 819-837, 2008.
  8. S.G. Nersesov and W.M. Haddad, Reversibility and Poincare Recurrence in Linear Dynamical Systems," IEEE Trans. Autom. Contr., vol. 53, no. 9, pp. 2160-2165, 2008.
  9. S.G. Nersesov, C. Nataraj, and J.M. Avis, "Design of Finite-Time Stabilizing Controllers for Nonlinear Dynamical Systems", Int. J. of Robust and Nonlin. Contr., vol. 19, pp. 900-918, 2009.
  10. 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. 2647-2658, 2010.
  11. J.M. Avis, S.G. Nersesov, and R. Nathan, "Decentralized Energy-Based Hybrid Control for the Multi-RTAC System", Int. J. Contr., vol. 83, no. 8, pp. 1701-1709, 2010.
  12. S.G. Nersesov, P. Ghorbanian, and A.G. Aghdam, "Stabilization of Sets with Application to Multi-Vehicle Coordinated Motion", Automatica, vol. 46, pp. 1419-1427, 2010.
  13. P. Ghorbanian, S.G. Nersesov, and H. Ashrafiuon, "Obstacle Avoidance in Multi-Vehicle Coordinated Motion via Stabilization of Time-Varying Sets", Journal of Nonlinear Systems and Applications, vol. 2011, pp. 1-8, 2011.
  14. 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.
  15. A. Ajorlou, K. Moezzi, A.G. Aghdam, S. Tafazoli, and S.G. Nersesov, "Two-Stage Energy-Optimal Formation Reconfiguration Strategies", Automatica, to appear.
  16. 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.
  17. A. Ajorlou, K. Moezzi, A.G. Aghdam, S. Tafazoli, and S.G. Nersesov, "Two-Stage Time-Optimal Formation Reconfiguration Strategies", Systems and Control Letters, submitted.