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J. Zhang, Modeling,Identification, and Control of Hysteretic Systems with Application to Vanadium Dioxide Microactuators, PhD Dissertation, Michigan State University, 2015 [PDF]

H. Lei, Modeling and Fabrication of Ionic Polymer-Metal Composite (IPMC) Sensors, PhD Dissertation, Michigan State University, 2015 [PDF]

F. Zhang, Modeling, Design, and Control of Gliding Robotic Fish, PhD Dissertation, Michigan State University, 2014 [PDF]

J. Wang, Robotic Fish: Development, Modeling, and Application to Mobile Sensing, PhD Dissertation, Michigan State University, 2014 [PDF]

M. Edardar, Robust Control of Systems with Piecewise Linear Hysteresis, PhD Dissertation, Michigan State University, 2013 [PDF]

A. Esbrook, Control of Systems with Hysteresis Using Servocompensators, PhD dissertation, Michigan State University, 2012 [PDF]

A. T. Abdulsadda, Artificial Lateral Line Systems for Feedback Control of Underwater Robots, PhD dissertation, Michigan State University, 2012 [PDF]

Z. Chen, Ionic Polymer-Metal Composite Artificial Muscles and Sensors: A Control Systems Perspective, PhD dissertation, Michigan State University, 2009 [PDF]

Y. Fang, Conjugated Polymer Actuators and Sensors: Modeling, Control, and Applications, PhD dissertation, Michigan State University, 2009 [PDF]

J. Ahrens, Design and Performance Tradeoffs of High-Gain Observers with Applications to Smart Material Actuated Systems, PhD dissertation, Michigan State University, 2006 [PDF]

X. Tan, Control of Smart Actuators, PhD dissertation, University of Maryland, College Park, 2002 [PDF]

A. J. Clark, X. Tan, and P. K. McKinley, "Evolutionary multiobjective design of a flexible caudal fin for robotic fish," Bioinspiration & Biomimetics, vol. 10, no. 6, p. 065006 (17 pp), 2015 [PDF]

H. Lei, C. Lim, and X. Tan, "Humidity-dependence of IPMC sensing dynamics: characterization and modeling from a physical perspective," Meccanica, vol. 50, no. 11, pp. 2663-2673, 2015 [PDF]

G. Berselli, X. Tan, and R. Vertechy, "Soft mechatronics: an emerging design paradigm for the conception of intrinsically compliant electro-mechanical systems" (guest editorial), Meccanica, vol. 50, no. 11, pp. 2661-2662, 2015 [PDF]

J. Wang and X. Tan, "Averaging of tail-actuated robotic fish dynamics through force and moment scaling," IEEE Transactions on Robotics, vol. 31, no. 4, pp. 906-917, 2015 [PDF]

J. Zhang, E. Merced, N. Sepulveda, and X. Tan, "Optimal compression of generalized Prandtl-Ishlinskii hysteresis models," Automatica, vol. 57, no. 7, pp. 170-179, 2015 [PDF]

F. Zhang and X. Tan, "Passivity-based stabilization of underwater gliders with a control surface,'' Journal of Dynamic Systems, Measurement and Control, vol. 137, no. 6, p. 061006 (13 pp), 2015 [PDF]

L. DeVries,
F. Lagor, H. Lei, X. Tan, and D. Paley, "Distributed flow estimation and
closed-loop control of an underwater vehicle with a multi-modal artificial
lateral line," Bioinspiration & Biomimetics, vol. 10, no. 2, p. 025002 (15
pp), 2015 [PDF]

M. Edardar, X. Tan, and H. K. Khalil, "Design and analysis of sliding mode controller under approximate hysteresis compensation," IEEE Transactions on Control Systems Technology, vol. 23, no. 2, pp. 598-608, 2015 [PDF]

E. Merced, D. Torres, X. Tan, and Nelson Sepulveda, “An electrothermally actuated VO2-based MEMS using self-sensing feedback control,” Journal of Microelectromechanical Systems, vol. 24, no. 1, pp. 100-107, 2015 [PDF]

J. Wang, P. K. McKinley, and X. Tan, “Dynamic modeling of robotic fish with a base-actuated flexible tail,” Journal of Dynamic Systems, Measurement, and Control, vol. 137, no. 1, p. 011004 (11 pp), 2015 [PDF]

J. Zhang, E. Merced, N. Sepulveda, and X. Tan, “Modeling and inverse compensation of hysteresis in vanadium dioxide using an extended generalized Prandtl-Ishlinskii model,” Smart Materials and Structures, vol. 23, no. 12, p. 125017 (10 pp), 2014 [PDF]

E. Merced, X. Tan, and N. Sepulveda, “Closed-loop tracking of large displacements in electro-thermally actuated VO2-based MEMS,” Journal of Microelectromechanical Systems, vol. 23, no. 5, pp. 1073-1083, 2014 [PDF]

H. Lei, W. Li, and X. Tan, “Encapsulation of ionic polymer-metal composite (IPMC) sensors with thick parylene: Fabrication process and characterization results,” Sensors and Actuators A: Physical, vol. 217, pp. 1-12, 2014 [PDF]

Y. Wang, R. Tan, G. Xing, X. Tan, J. Wang, and R. Zhou, “Spatiotemporal aquatic field reconstruction using cyber-physical robotic sensor systems,” ACM Transactions on Sensor Networks, vol. 10, no. 4, Article 57 (27 pp), 2014 [PDF]

F. Zhang, F. Zhang, and X. Tan, “Tail-enabled spiraling maneuver for gliding robotic fish,” ASME Journal of Dynamic Systems, Measurement and Control, vol. 136, no. 4, p. 041028 (8 pp), 2014 [PDF]

M. Edardar, X. Tan, and H. K. Khalil, “Tracking error analysis for feedback systems with hysteresis inversion and fast linear dynamics,” Journal of Dynamic Systems, Measurement and Control, vol. 136, no. 4, p. 041010 (12 pp), 2014 [PDF]

E. Merced, J. Zhang, X. Tan, and N. Sepulveda, “Robust control of VO2-coated micro-benders using self-sensing feedback,” IEEE/ASME Transactions on Mechatronics, vol. 19, no. 5, pp. 1583-1592, 2014 [PDF]

A. Esbrook, X. Tan, and H. K. Khalil, “Inversion-free stabilization and regulation of systems with hysteresis via integral action,” Automatica, vol. 50, no. 4, pp. 1017-1025, 2014 [PDF]

Y. Wang, R. Tan, G. Xing, J. Wang, and X. Tan, “Profiling aquatic diffusion process using robotic sensor networks,” IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing, vol. 13, no. 4, pp. 880-893, 2014 [PDF]

A. Esbrook, X. Tan, and H. K. Khalil, “Self-excited limit cycles in an integral-controlled system with backlash,” IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, vol. 59, no. 4, pp. 1020-1025, 2014 [PDF]

J. Zhang, E. Merced, N. Sepulveda, and X. Tan, “Modeling and inverse compensation of non-monotonic hysteresis in VO2-coated microactuators,” IEEE/ASME Transactions on Mechatronics, vol. 19, no. 2, pp. 579-588, 2014 [PDF]

F. Zhang, T. John, C. Thon, X. Tan, "Miniature underwater glider: Design and experimental results," IEEE/ASME Transactions on Mechatronics, vol. 19, no. 1, pp. 394-399, 2014 [PDF]

X. Wang, G. Alici, X. Tan, "Modeling and inverse feedforward control for conducting polymer actuator with hysteresis," Smart Materials and Structures, vol. 23, p. 025015 (9 pp), 2014 [PDF]

H. Lei, C. Lim, X. Tan, "Modeling and inverse compensation of dynamics of base-excited ionic polymer-metal composite sensors," Journal of Intelligent Material Systems and Structures, vol. 24, no. 13, pp. 1557-1571, 2013 [PDF]

J. Wang, X. Tan, "A dynamic model for tail-actuated robotic fish with drag coefficient adaptation," Mechatronics, vol. 23, no. 6, pp. 659-668, 2013 [PDF]

E. Merced, X. Tan, N. Sepulveda, "Strain energy density of VO2-based microactuators," Sensors and Actuators A: Physical, vol. 196, pp. 30-37, 2013 [PDF]

A. Esbrook, X. Tan, H. K. Khalil, "An indirect adaptive servocompensator for signals of unknown frequencies with application to nanopositioning," Automatica, vol. 49, no. 7, pp. 2006-2016, 2013 [PDF]

A. Esbrook, X. Tan, H. K. Khalil, "Control of systems with hysteresis via servocompensation and its application to nanopositioning," IEEE Transactions on Control Systems Technology, vol. 21, no. 3, pp. 725-738, 2013 [PDF]

A. Abdulsadda, X. Tan, "Nonlinear estimation-based dipole source localization for artificial lateral line systems," Bioinspiration & Biomimetics, vol. 8, p. 026005 (15 pp), 2013 [PDF]

A. T. Abdulsadda, X. Tan, "Underwater tracking of a moving dipole source using an artificial lateral line: Algorithm and experimental validation with IPMC flow sensors," Smart Materials and Structures, vol. 22, p. 045010, 2013 [PDF]

X. Chen, G. Zhu, X. Yang, D. L.S. Hung, X. Tan, "Model-based estimation of flow characteristics using an ionic polymer-metal composite beam," IEEE/ASME Transactions on Mechatronics, vol. 18, no. 3, pp. 932-943, 2013 [PDF]

A. T. Abdulsadda, X. Tan, “An artificial lateral line system using IPMC sensor arrays” (Invited paper for special issue on Ionic Polymer-Metal Composites), International Journal of Smart and Nano Materials, vol. 3, no. 3, pp. 226-242, 2012 [PDF]

Y. Kengne-Fotsing, X. Tan, "Bias-dependent impedance model for ionic polymer-metal composites," Journal of Applied Physics, vol. 111, p. 124907, 2012 [PDF]

R. Dong, X. Tan, "Modeling and open-loop control of IPMC actuators under changing ambient temperatures," Smart Materials and Structures, vol. 21, p. 065014, 2012 [PDF]

B.
Drincic, X. Tan, D. Bernstein, “Why are some
hysteresis loops shaped like a butterfly?”,

Automatica, vol. 47, no. 12, pp. 2658-2664, 2011 [PDF]

X. Tan, “Autonomous robotic fish as mobile sensor platforms: Challenges and potential solutions”(Invited paper for special issue on Biomimetics in Ocean Engineering), Marine Technology Society Journal, vol. 45, no. 4, pp. 31-40, 2011 [PDF]

Y. Fang, T. J. Pence, X. Tan, “Fiber-directed conjugated polymer torsional actuator: Nonlinear elasticity modeling and experimental validation,” IEEE/ASME Transactions on Mechatronics, vol. 16, no. 4, pp. 656-664, 2011 [PDF]

T. Ganley, D. L.S. Hung, G. Zhu, X. Tan, “Modeling
and inverse compensation of temperature-dependent ionic polymer-metal
composite sensor dynamics,” IEEE/ASME Transactions on Mechatronics, vol.
16, no. 1, pp. 80-89, 2011 [PDF]

X. Tan, W. Xi, J. S. Baras, “Decentralized
coordination of autonomous swarms using parallel Gibbs sampling,”
Automatica, vol. 46, no. 12, pp. 2068-2076, 2010 [PDF]

S. Shatara, X. Tan, “An efficient,
time-of-flight-based underwater acoustic ranging system for small robotic
fish,” IEEE Journal of Oceanic Engineering, vol. 35, no. 4, pp. 837-846,
2010 [PDF]

Z. Chen, S. Shatara, X. Tan, “Modeling of biomimetic
robotic fish propelled by an ionic

polymer-metal composite caudal fin,” IEEE/ASME
Transactions on Mechatronics, vol. 15,

no. 3, pp. 448-459, 2010 [PDF]

Y. Fang, X. Tan, “A novel diaphragm micropump actuated by conjugated polymer petals: Fabrication, modeling, and experimental results,” Sensors and Actuators A: Physical, vol. 158, pp. 121-131, 2010 [PDF]

Z. Chen, X. Tan, “Monolithic fabrication of ionic
polymer-metal composite actuators capable of complex deformation,” Sensors
and Actuators A: Physical, vol. 157, pp. 246-257, 2010 [PDF]

J. Ahrens,
X. Tan, H. K. Khalil, “Multirate sampled-data output feedback control with

application to smart material actuated systems,” IEEE
Transactions on Automatic Control,

vol. 54, no. 11, pp. 2518-2529, 2009 [PDF]

Z. Chen, D. R. Hedgepeth, X. Tan, “A Nonlinear,
control-oriented model for ionic polymermetal composite actuators,” Smart
Materials and Structures, vol. 18, 055008 (9 pp), 2009 [PDF]

X. Tan, R. Iyer, “Modeling and control of hysteresis:
Introduction to the special section,”

IEEE Control Systems Magazine, vol. 29, no. 1, pp.
26-29, 2009 [PDF]

R. Iyer, X. Tan, “Control of hysteretic systems
through inverse compensation: Inversion

algorithms, adaptation, and embedded implementation”
(Invited paper for special section on Modeling and Control of Hysteresis),
IEEE Control Systems Magazine, vol. 29, no. 1, pp. 83-99, 2009 [PDF]

Y. Fang, T. J. Pence, X. Tan, “Nonlinear elastic
modeling of differential expansion in trilayer

conjugated polymer actuators,” Smart Materials and
Structures, vol. 17, 065020 (10 pp), 2008 [PDF]

Z. Chen, X. Tan, “A control-oriented and
physics-based model for ionic polymer-metal composite actuators,”
IEEE/ASME Transactions on Mechatronics, vol. 13, no. 5, pp. 519-529, 2008
[PDF]

Y. Fang, X. Tan, G. Alici, “Robust adaptive control
of conjugated polymer actuators,” IEEE

Transactions on Control Systems Technology, vol. 16,
no. 4, pp. 600-612, 2008 [PDF]

Y. Fang, X. Tan, G. Alici, “Redox level-dependent
impedance model for conjugated polymer

actuators,” Sensors and Actuators B: Chemical, vol.
132, pp. 182-190, 2008 [PDF]

Z. Chen, K. Kwon, X. Tan, “Integrated IPMC/PVDF
sensory actuator and its validation in

feedback control,” Sensors and Actuators A: Physical,
vol. 144, no. 2, pp. 231-241, 2008 [PDF]

Y. Fang, X. Tan, Y. Shen, N. Xi, G. Alici, “A
scalable model for trilayer conjugated polymer

actuators and its experimental validation,” Materials
Science and Engineering C: Biomimetic and Supramolecular Systems, vol. 28,
no. 3, pp. 421-428, 2008 [PDF]

Z. Chen, X. Tan, A. Will, C. Ziel, “A dynamic model
for ionic polymer-metal composite

sensors,” Smart Materials and Structures, vol. 16,
pp. 1477-1488, 2007 [PDF]

Z. Chen, Y. Shen, N. Xi, X. Tan, “Integrated sensing
for ionic polymer-metal composite

actuators using PVDF thin films” (Invited paper for
special issue on Electroactive Polymer

Materials), Smart Materials and Structures, vol. 16,
no. 2, pp. S262-S271, 2007 [PDF]

W. Xi, X. Tan, J. S. Baras, “Gibbs sampler-based
coordination of autonomous swarms,”

Automatica, vol. 42, no. 7, pp. 1107-1119, 2006 [PDF]

X. Tan, A. Modafe, R. Ghodssi, “Measurement and
modeling of dynamic rolling friction in

linear microball bearings,” Journal of Dynamic
Systems, Measurement and Control, vol. 128, no. 4, pp. 891-898, 2006 [PDF]

X. Tan, “Almost symplectic Runge-Kutta schemes for
Hamiltonian systems,” Journal of Computational Physics, vol. 203, no. 1,
pp. 250-273, 2005 [PDF]

X. Tan, J.
S. Baras, P. S. Krishnaprasad, “Control of hysteresis in smart actuators
with

application to
micropositioning,” Systems and Control Letters, vol. 54, no. 5, pp.
483-492, 2005 [PDF]

R. V. Iyer, X. Tan, P. S. Krishnaprasad, “Approximate
inversion of the Preisach hysteresis

operator with application to control of smart
actuators,” IEEE Transactions on Automatic

Control, vol. 50, no. 6, pp. 798-810, 2005 [PDF]

X. Tan, J. S. Baras, “Adaptive identification and
control of hysteresis in smart materials,”

IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, vol. 50, no.
6, pp. 827-839, 2005 [PDF]

X. Tan, J. S. Baras, “Modeling and
control of hysteresis in magnetostrictive actuators,”

Automatica, vol. 40, no. 9, pp. 1469-1480, 2004 [PDF]

P. S. Krishnaprasad, X. Tan, “Cayley transforms in
micromagnetics,” Physica B, vol. 306,

pp. 195-199, 2001 [PDF]

X. Tan, N. Zhang, L. Tong, Z.Wang, “Fuzzy control of
thyristor controlled series compensator in power system transients,” Fuzzy
Sets and Systems, vol. 110, no. 3, pp. 429-436, 2000 [PDF]