Lab News

JRL welcomes Michael Shanks from Purdue Univ. and Reynolds Manion from Kettering Univ.
January 2021


Prof. Jain publishes "Staying One Step Ahead Of AI" on Forbes.com
November 2020


JRL welcomes Madeleine Yuh from Univ. of Illinois at Chicago and Marcin Glebocki from Univ. of Missouri S&T
August 2020


Kumar Akash's paper is accepted in the 22nd ACM International Conference on Multimodal Interaction (ICMI 2020)
August 2020


Rian Browne successfully defends his Ph.D. Dissertation: Robust Iterative Learning Control for Linear Parameter Systems with Time Delay
July 2020


Prof. Jain's publishes "Turning A Robot Into A ‘People Person'" on Forbes.com
June 2020


Prof. Jain was a speaker in Purdue Engineering's Rising to the Challenge webinar series; the full webinar is available here.


Kumar Akash successfully defends his Ph.D. Dissertation: Reimagining Human-Machine Interactions through Trust-Based Feedback
June 2020


Congrats to Katie Williams on finishing your B.S. in ME!
May 2020


Dr. Nash's article "Hierarchical Control Co-design Using a Model Fidelity-Based Decomposition Framework" has been accepted for publication in the ASME Journal of Mechanical Design
May 2020


JRL welcomes M.S. student Katie Williams
May 2020


Congrats to Griffon McMahon on finishing your B.S. in ME! Good luck at UPenn this fall!
May 2020


Congrats to Mohammed Matar on finishing your B.S. in ME! Good luck at UC Berkeley this fall!
May 2020


Karan Gohil's paper is accepted in the 2020 19th IEEE Intersociety Conference on Thermal and Thermomechanical Phenomena in Electronic Systems (ITherm)
April 2020


Karan Gohil successfully defends his M.S. Thesis: Reduced-Order Modeling and Design Optimization of Metal-PMC Composit Heat Exchangers
April 2020


Trevor Bird's article "Dynamic Modeling and Validation of a Micro-combined Heat and Power System with Integrated Thermal Energy Storage" has been accepted for publication in Applied Energy
April 2020


Kumar Akash's article "Human Trust-based Feedback Control: Dynamically varying automation transparency to optimize human-machine interactions" has been accepted for publication in IEEE Control Systems Magazine
April 2020


Ana Guerrero's article "Projecting Adoption of Truck Powertrain Technologies and CO2 Emissions in Line-Haul Networks" has been accepted for publication in Transportation Research Part D: Transport and Environment
April 2020


JRL welcomes undergraduate research assistants Katie Williams and Hayden Schennum
January 2020


Rian Browne's article "Iterative Learning Control with Time Delay Compensation: An Application to Twin Roll Strip Casting" has been accepted for publication in IEEE Transactions on Control Systems Technology
January 2020


JRL welcomes M.S. student Matthew Konishi
January 2020


Austin Nash joins JRL as Postdoctoral Scholar
January 2020


Ana Guerrero successfully defends her Ph.D. Dissertation: Development of a Framework for Projecting Line-Haul Truck Technology Adoption and Greenhouse Gas Emissions in the U.S. using a System-of-Systems Methodology
December 2019


Austin Nash successfully defends his Ph.D. Dissertation: Hierarchical Combined Plant and Control Design for Thermal Management Systems
November 2019


Griffon McMahon is awarded the H. William Bottomley Research Scholarship and Office of Undergraduate Research Scholarship
November 2019


Mohammed Matar is awarded the H. William Bottomley Research Scholarship and Office of Undergraduate Research Scholarship
November 2019


Prof. Jain and colleagues are awarded a grant from National Science Foundation Cyber-Physical Systems (CPS) program titled "Cognitive Autonomy for Human CPS: Turning Novices into Experts."
October 2019


Trevor Bird's paper is awarded the ASME Energy Systems Technical Committee (ESTC) Best Paper Award for the 2019 Dynamic Systems and Control Conference
October 2019


JRL welcomes undergraduate research assistants Griffon McMahon, Judy Park, and Mohammed Matar
August 2019


Rian Browne issued US Patent 0091761, "Iterative Learning Control for Periodic Disturbances in Twin-Roll Strip Casting with Measurement Delay"
June 2019


Austin Nash's article "Combined Plant and Control Co-design for Robust Disturbance Rejection in Thermal-Fluid Systems" has been accepted for publication in IEEE Transactions on Control Systems Technology
June 2019


Ana Guerrero de la Peña's paper is accepted in The 2019 IEEE Intelligent Transportation Systems Conference
June 2019


Trevor Bird, Austin Nash, and Rian Browne's papers are accepted in The 2019 Dynamic Systems and Control Conference
June 2019


Doctoral student Jianqi Ruan joins the JRL from Penn State
June 2019


JRL welcomes summer undergraduate research assistants Brendan Gillis and Anay Shembekar
May 2019


Aaron Tam's article "Development and Evaluation of a Generalized Rule-Based Control Strategy for Residential Ice Storage Systems" has been accepted for publication in Energy and Buildings
May 2019


Catherine Weaver is awarded the National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship
April 2019


Prof. Jain comments on importance of trust in human-machine interactions on NPR
April 2019


Prof. Jain interviewed in episode of Parsing Science about work on trust in human machine interactions
April 2019


Austin Nash's article "Control-Oriented Modeling of Integrated Flash Boiling for Rapid Transient Heat Dissipation" has been accepted for publication in AIAA Journal of Thermophysics and Heat Transfer
February 2019


Trevor Bird passes Area Examinations for Ph.D. candidacy
February 2019


Rian Browne passes his Preliminary Exam
January 2019


Jain Research Lab work on sensing trust in human machine interactions featured in Axios
January 2019


Austin Nash's paper is accepted in The 2019 American Control Conference
January 2019


Rian Browne's article "A Nonlinear Dynamic Switched-Mode Model of Twin-Roll Steel Strip Casting" has been accepted for publication in Journal of Dynamic Systems, Measurement, and Control
January 2019


Kumar Akash is awarded the Bilsland Dissertation Fellowship
January 2019


Ana Isabel Guerrero De La Peña's article "Projecting Line-Haul Truck Technology Adoption: How Heterogeneity Among Fleets Impacts System-Wide Adoption." has been accepted for publication in Transportation Research Part E: Logistics and Transportation Review
January 2019


Kumar Akash's poster is accepted for oral presentation in the 2019 Southwest Robotics Symposium
January 2019


Jain Research Lab work on sensing trust in human machine interactions featured in Purdue News Release
December 2018


Kumar Akash passes his Preliminary Exam
November 2018


Catherine Weaver is awarded the H. William Bottomley Research Scholarship and Office of Undergraduate Research Scholarship
November 2018


Catherine Weaver presented her research poster titled "Rule-based control of micro-combined heat and power systems" at the ASME IMECE World Congress Undergraduate Exposition
November 2018


Aaron Tam's paper is accepted in the 10th International Conference on System Simulation in Buildings (SSB)
December 2018


Austin Nash's paper is a finalist for the ASME Energy Systems Technical Committee (ESTC) Best Paper Award for the 2018 Dynamic Systems and Control Conference.
October 2018


Kumar Akash's papers are accepted in the 2nd IFAC Conference on Cyber-Physical & Human Systems (CPHS)
September 2018


Ana Guerrero de la Peña passes her Preliminary Exam
August 2018


Austin Nash passes his Preliminary Exam
August 2018


Master's student Karan Gohil joins the JRL from IIT Gandhinagar in India
August 2018


Aaron Tam successfully defends his MS Thesis: Optimal Design and Control of Residential Air-Conditioning Equipment with Integrated Thermal Storage
July 2018


The JRL welcomes Griffon McMahon as an undergraduate researcher
June 2018


Rian Browne's and Austin Nash's papers are accepted in the 2018 Dynamic Systems and Control Conference
June 2018


Austin Nash is awarded the Lambert Teaching Fellowship from the School of Mechanical Engineering
May 2018


Aaron's papers are accepted in the Herrick Conferences
May 2018


Trevor Bird is awarded the Herrick Assistantship for the 2018-2019 academic year
March 2018


Ana Guerrero de la Peña's paper is accepted in 2018 International Conference on Transportation & Development
March 2018


Rian Browne's and Kumar Akash's papers are accepted in The 2018 American Control Conference
January 2018


Kumar Akash passes Area Examinations for Ph.D. candidacy
October 2017


Kumar Akash's article "A Classification Model for Sensing Human Trust in Machines Using EEG and GSR" has been accepted for publication in ACM Transactions on Interactive Intelligent Systems (TIIS)
August 2017


Yeshaswi Menghmalani successfully defends her MS thesis
July 2017


PhD student Trevor Bird joins the JRL from Utah State University and is a recipient of the Ingersoll-Rand Fellowship at Purdue
June 2017


Prof. Jain's proposal titled "Reimagining Thermal Management Systems through Optimal Plant and Control Co-Design" is awarded by the Office of Naval Research
March 2017


Austin Nash's article "Dynamic Modeling of a Sensible Thermal Energy Storage Tank with an Immersed Coil Heat Exchanger under Three Operation Modes" has been accepted for publication in Applied Energy
March 2017


Austin Nash's extended abstract accepted in the NATO Science and Technology Organisation (STO) Applied Vehicle Technology (AVT) Workshop on Validation of Thermal Models for Military Power Systems (Oct. 2017)
March 2017


Kumar Akash's paper is accepted in The 2017 American Control Conference
January 2017


MS student Aaron Tam joins the JRL from Case Western Reserve University
January 2017


The JRL welcomes Ana Guerrero de la Peña to the group
January 2017


Rian Browne passes Area Examinations for Ph.D. candidacy
November 2016


Kumar Akash's paper is accepted in 1st IFAC Conference on Cyber-Physical & Human-Systems
August 2016


Rian Browne's paper is accepted in ASME 2016 Dynamic Systems and Control Conference
May 2016


The JRL welcomes Apurva Badithela from University of Minnesota as part of Purdue SURF program
May 2016


Austin Nash's paper is accepted in International High Performance Buildings Conference at Purdue
May 2016


Yeshaswi Menghmalani joins Cummins Power Systems, MN as a Product Design Intern
May 2016


Austin Nash passes Area Examinations for Ph.D. candidacy
April 2016


Dr. Jain and Dr. Tahira Reid receive NSF Award
September 2015


The JRL welcomes Kumar Akash from the Indian Institute of Technology Delhi
August 2015


PhD student Austin Nash joins the JRL from Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology and is a recipient of the Ingersoll-Rand Fellowship at Purdue
August 2015


MS student Yeshaswi Menghmalani joins the JRL from the Cummins College of Engineering for Women as a Purdue-Cummins Fellow.
August 2015


PhD student Rian Browne joins the JRL from Kansas State University, and is a recipient of the Laura Winkelman Davidson Fellowship for Doctoral Studies at Purdue.
August 2015