Publications

Control Applications

  • General approaches for determining the savings potential of optimal control for cooling in commercial buildings having both energy and demand charges,” J. Cai, D. Kim, J. Braun and J. Hu, Science and Technology for the Built Environment, no. 22, pp. 733–-750, 2016.
    [BibTeX] [pdf]

    @article{CaiKBH_STBE16,
      author = {J. Cai and D. Kim and J. Braun and J. Hu},
      title = {General approaches for determining the savings potential of optimal control for cooling in commercial buildings having both energy and demand charges},
      journal = {Science and Technology for the Built Environment},
      year = {2016},
      number = {22},
      pages = {733–-750}
    }
    
  • A general multi-agent control approach for building energy system optimization,” J. Cai, D. Kim, R. C. Jaramillo, J. Braun and J. Hu, Energy and Buildings, vol. 127, pp. 337–-351, September 2016.
    [BibTeX] [pdf]

    @article{CaiKJBH_ENB15,
      author = {J. Cai and D. Kim and R. C. Jaramillo and J. Braun and J. Hu},
      title = {A general multi-agent control approach for building energy system optimization},
      journal = {Energy and Buildings},
      year = {2016},
      volume = {127},
      pages = {337–-351}
    }
    
  • A multistage approach for image registration,” F. Bowen, J. Hu and E. Du, IEEE Trans. Cybernetics, vol. 46, no. 9, pp. 2119-2131, September 2016.
    [BibTeX] [pdf]

    @article{BowenHD_Cybernetics16,
      author = {F. Bowen and J. Hu and E. Du},
      title = {A multistage approach for image registration},
      journal = {IEEE Trans. Cybernetics},
      year = {2016},
      volume = {46},
      number = {9},
      pages = {2119--2131}
    }
    
  • Dynamic programming based approaches to optimal rooftop unit coordination,” V. Putta, D.-H. Kim, J. Cai, J. Hu and J. E. Braun, Science and Technology for the Built Environment, vol. 21, no. 6, pp. 752-760, 2015.
    [BibTeX] [pdf]

    @article{PuttaKCHB_STBE2015,
      author = {V. Putta and D.-H. Kim and J. Cai and J. Hu and J. E. Braun},
      title = {Dynamic programming based approaches to optimal rooftop unit coordination},
      journal = {Science and Technology for the Built Environment},
      year = {2015},
      volume = {21},
      number = {6},
      pages = {752--760}
    }
    
  • Stability analysis of inertial navigation system-aided phase-lock-loop via an integral quadratic constraint approach,” L. Fu, L. Wang, X. Liu and J. Hu, IET J. Radar, Sonar, and Navigation, vol. 8, no. 9, pp. 1100-1108, 2014.
    [BibTeX] [pdf]

    @article{Fu_IET2014,
      author = {L. Fu and L. Wang and X. Liu and J. Hu},
      title = {Stability analysis of inertial navigation system-aided phase-lock-loop via an integral quadratic constraint approach},
      journal = {IET J. Radar, Sonar, and Navigation},
      year = {2014},
      volume = {8},
      number = {9},
      pages = {1100--1108}
    }
    
  • Coning algorithm based on singular perturbation,” L. Fu and J. Hu, Aircraft Engineering and Aerospace Technology, vol. 85, no. 3, pp. 178-185, 2012.
    [BibTeX] [pdf]

    @article{FuH_GNC12,
      author = {L. Fu and J. Hu},
      title = {Coning algorithm based on singular perturbation},
      journal = {Aircraft Engineering and Aerospace Technology},
      year = {2012},
      volume = {85},
      number = {3},
      pages = {178--185}
    }
    
  • Optimal solutions to a class of power management problems in mobile robots,” W. Zhang, Y.-H. Lu and J. Hu, Automatica, vol. 45, no. 4, pp. 989-996, Apr. 2009.
    [BibTeX] [pdf]

    @article{ZhangLH_Automatica09,
      author = {W. Zhang and Y.-H. Lu and J. Hu},
      title = {Optimal solutions to a class of power management problems in mobile robots},
      journal = {Automatica},
      year = {2009},
      volume = {45},
      number = {4},
      pages = {989--996}
    }
    
  • Dynamic buffer management using optimal control of hybrid systems,” W. Zhang and J. Hu, Automatica, vol. 44, no. 7, pp. 1831-1840, Jul. 2008. (Purdue Technical Report TR-ECE 07-18).
    [BibTeX] [pdf]

    @article{ZhangH_Automatica08,
      author = {W. Zhang and J. Hu},
      title = {Dynamic buffer management using optimal control of hybrid systems},
      journal = {Automatica},
      year = {2008},
      volume = {44},
      number = {7},
      pages = {1831--1840},
      note = {(Purdue Technical Report TR-ECE 07-18)}
    }
    
  • Low-power buffer management for streaming data,” J. Ridenour, J. Hu, N. Pettis and Y.-H. Lu, IEEE Trans. Circuits and Systems for Video Technology, vol. 17, no. 2, pp. 143-157, Feb. 2007.
    [BibTeX] [pdf]

    @article{RidenourHPL07,
      author = {J. Ridenour and J. Hu and N. Pettis and Y.-H. Lu},
      title = {Low-power buffer management for streaming data},
      journal = {IEEE Trans. Circuits and Systems for Video Technology},
      year = {2007},
      volume = {17},
      number = {2},
      pages = {143--157}
    }
    
  • Distributed model predictive control via proximal Jacobian ADMM for building control applications,” X. Hou, Y. Xiao, J. Cai, J. Hu and J. Braun, in American Control Conf., 2017. To appear.
    [BibTeX] [pdf]

    @inproceedings{HouXCHB_ACC17,
      author = {X. Hou and Y. Xiao and J. Cai and J. Hu and J. Braun},
      title = {Distributed model predictive control via proximal Jacobian ADMM for building control applications},
      booktitle = {American Control Conf.},
      year = {2017},
      note = {To appear}
    }
    
  • A distributed model predictive control approach for optimal coordination of multiple thermal zones in a large open space,” X. Hou, Y. Xiao, J. Cai, J. Hu and J. Braun, in Proc. 4th International High Performance Buildings Conference, pp. 160-169, July 2016.
    [BibTeX] [pdf]

    @inproceedings{HouXCHB_HPBC16,
      author = {X. Hou and Y. Xiao and J. Cai and J. Hu and J. Braun},
      title = {A distributed model predictive control approach for optimal coordination of multiple thermal zones in a large open space},
      booktitle = {Proc. 4th International High Performance Buildings Conference},
      year = {2016},
      pages = {160--169}
    }
    
  • Model predictive control of a radiant floor cooling system in an office space,” J. Joe, P. Karava, X. Hou and J. Hu, in Proc. 4th International High Performance Buildings Conference, pp. 487-496, July 2016.
    [BibTeX] [pdf]

    @inproceedings{JoeKHH_HPBC16,
      author = {J. Joe and P. Karava and X. Hou and J. Hu},
      title = {Model predictive control of a radiant floor cooling system in an office space},
      booktitle = {Proc. 4th International High Performance Buildings Conference},
      year = {2016},
      pages = {487--496}
    }
    
  • A multi-agent control based demand response strategy for multi-zone buildings,” J. Cai, J. E. Braun, D. Kim and J. Hu, in American Control Conf., pp. 2365-2372, Jul. 2016.
    [BibTeX] [pdf]

    @inproceedings{CaiKBH_ACC16a,
      author = {J. Cai and J. E. Braun and D. Kim and J. Hu},
      title = {A multi-agent control based demand response strategy for multi-zone buildings},
      booktitle = {American Control Conf.},
      year = {2016},
      pages = {2365--2372}
    }
    
  • Optimizing zone temperature setpoint excitation to minimize training data for data-driven dynamic building models,” J. Cai, D. Kim, J. E. Braun and J. Hu, in American Control Conf., pp. 1478-1484, Jul. 2016.
    [BibTeX] [pdf]

    @inproceedings{CaiKBH_ACC16b,
      author = {J. Cai and D. Kim and J. E. Braun and J. Hu},
      title = {Optimizing zone temperature setpoint excitation to minimize training data for data-driven dynamic building models},
      booktitle = {American Control Conf.},
      year = {2016},
      pages = {1478--1484}
    }
    
  • Multi-agent control for centralized air conditioning systems serving multi-zone buildings,” J. Cai, D. Kim, V. Putta, J. E. Braun and J. Hu, in American Control Conf., pp. 986-993, Jul. 2015.
    [BibTeX] [pdf]

    @inproceedings{CaiKPBH_ACC2015,
      author = {J. Cai and D. Kim and V. Putta and J. E. Braun and J. Hu},
      title = {Multi-agent control for centralized air conditioning systems serving multi-zone buildings},
      booktitle = {American Control Conf.},
      publisher = {IEEE},
      year = {2015},
      pages = {986--993}
    }
    
  • Development of a plug-and-play multiple RTU coordination control algorithm for small/medium commercial buildings,” D. Kim, J. E. Braun, J. Cai and J. Hu, in Proc. American Control Conf., pp. 1659-1664, Jul. 2015.
    [BibTeX] [pdf]

    @inproceedings{KimBCH_ACC2015,
      author = {D. Kim and J. E. Braun and J. Cai and J. Hu},
      title = {Development of a plug-and-play multiple RTU coordination control algorithm for small/medium commercial buildings},
      booktitle = {Proc. American Control Conf.},
      publisher = {IEEE},
      year = {2015},
      pages = {1659--1664}
    }
    
  • Design of energy management system of plug-in hybrid electric vehicle using hybrid systems,” H. Banvait, J. Hu and Y. Chen, in Proc. American Control Conf., pp. 1339-1344, Jul. 2015.
    [BibTeX] [pdf]

    @inproceedings{BanvaitHC_ACC2015,
      author = {H. Banvait and J. Hu and Y. Chen},
      title = {Design of energy management system of plug-in hybrid electric vehicle using hybrid systems},
      booktitle = {Proc. American Control Conf.},
      publisher = {IEEE},
      year = {2015},
      pages = {1339--1344}
    }
    
  • A switched dynamic programming approach towards optimal control of multiple rooftop units,” V. Putta, D. Kim, J. Cai, J. Hu and J. E. Braun, in Proc. American Control Conf., pp. 281-287, Jul. 2015.
    [BibTeX] [pdf]

    @inproceedings{PuttaKCHB_ACC2015,
      author = {V. Putta and D. Kim and J. Cai and J. Hu and J. E. Braun},
      title = {A switched dynamic programming approach towards optimal control of multiple rooftop units},
      booktitle = {Proc. American Control Conf.},
      publisher = {IEEE},
      year = {2015},
      pages = {281--287}
    }
    
  • A general multi-agent control framework for HVAC component coordination,” J. Cai, D. Kim, V. Putta, J. E. Braun and J. Hu, in Proc. 2015 ASHRAE Annual Conference, Jun. 2015. Submitted.
    [BibTeX]

    @inproceedings{CaiKPBH_ASHRAE2015,
      author = {J. Cai and D. Kim and V. Putta and J. E. Braun and J. Hu},
      title = {A general multi-agent control framework for HVAC component coordination},
      booktitle = {Proc. 2015 ASHRAE Annual Conference},
      year = {2015},
      note = {Submitted}
    }
    
  • Performance evaluation of an RTU coordination controller using a reduced-order CFD coupled model,” D. Kim, J. E. Braun, E. E. Cliff, J. Borggaard and J. Hu, in 2015 ASHRAE Annual Conference, Jun. 2015. Submitted.
    [BibTeX]

    @inproceedings{KimBCBH_ASHRAE2015,
      author = {D. Kim and J. E. Braun and E. E. Cliff and J. Borggaard and J. Hu},
      title = {Performance evaluation of an RTU coordination controller using a reduced-order CFD coupled model},
      booktitle = {2015 ASHRAE Annual Conference},
      year = {2015},
      note = {Submitted}
    }
    
  • Distributed Model Predictive Control for building HVAC systems: A case study,” V. Putta, D. Kim, J. Cai, J. Hu and J. E. Braun, in Proc. 3rd Int. High Performance Building Conf. at Purdue, Jul. 14-17 2014.
    [BibTeX] [pdf]

    @inproceedings{PuttaKCHB_HPBC14b,
      author = {V. Putta and D. Kim and J. Cai and J. Hu and J. E. Braun},
      title = {Distributed Model Predictive Control for building HVAC systems: A case study},
      booktitle = {Proc. 3rd Int. High Performance Building Conf. at Purdue},
      year = {2014}
    }
    
  • Comparative evaluation of model predictive control strategies for a building HVAC system,” V. Putta, G. Zhu, D. Kim, J. Cai, J. Hu and J. E. Braun, in Proc. American Control Conf., pp. 3455-3460, Jun. 2013.
    [BibTeX] [pdf]

    @inproceedings{PuttaKCHB_ACC13,
      author = {V. Putta and G. Zhu and D. Kim and J. Cai and J. Hu and J. E. Braun},
      title = {Comparative evaluation of model predictive control strategies for a building HVAC system},
      booktitle = {Proc. American Control Conf.},
      year = {2013},
      pages = {3455--3460}
    }
    
  • Model predictive controllers for the joint optimization of zone dynamics and equipment operation in multi-zone buildings: A case study,” V. Putta, D. Kim, J. Cai, J. Hu and J. E. Braun, in Proc. Intelligent Building Workshop, Jun. 2013.
    [BibTeX] [presentation]

    @inproceedings{PuttaKCHB_IBO13,
      author = {V. Putta and D. Kim and J. Cai and J. Hu and J. E. Braun},
      title = {Model predictive controllers for the joint optimization of zone dynamics and equipment operation in multi-zone buildings: A case study},
      booktitle = {Proc. Intelligent Building Workshop},
      year = {2013}
    }
    
  • New region feature descriptor-based image registration method,” F. Bowen, E. Du and J. Hu, in Proc. IEEE Int. Conf. Systems, Man, and Cybernetics (SMC'12), pp. 2489-2494, Oct. 2012.
    [BibTeX] [pdf]

    @inproceedings{BowenDH_SMC12,
      author = {F. Bowen and E. Du and J. Hu},
      title = {New region feature descriptor-based image registration method},
      booktitle = {Proc. IEEE Int. Conf. Systems, Man, and Cybernetics (SMC'12)},
      year = {2012},
      pages = {2489--2494}
    }
    
  • A distributed approach to efficient model predictive control of building HVAC systems,” V. Putta, G. Zhu, D. Kim, J. Hu and J. E. Braun, in Proc. 2nd Int. High Performance Buildings Conference, Jul. 2012.
    [BibTeX] [pdf]

    @inproceedings{PuttaZKHB_HPBC12,
      author = {V. Putta and G. Zhu and D. Kim and J. Hu and J. E. Braun},
      title = {A distributed approach to efficient model predictive control of building HVAC systems},
      booktitle = {Proc. 2nd Int. High Performance Buildings Conference},
      year = {2012}
    }
    
  • D-optimal experimental design for calibration deterministic erros of DTG,” L. Fu, X. Yang, L. Wang and J. Hu, in Proc. American Control Conf., Jun. 2012.
    [BibTeX] [pdf]

    @inproceedings{FuYH_ACC2012,
      author = {L. Fu and X. Yang and L. Wang and J. Hu},
      title = {D-optimal experimental design for calibration deterministic erros of DTG},
      booktitle = {Proc. American Control Conf.},
      year = {2012}
    }
    
  • A novel graph-based invariant region descriptor for image matching,” F. Bowen, E. Du and J. Hu, in Proc. IEEE Int. Conf. Electro/Information Technology, pp. 1-6, May 2012.
    [BibTeX] [pdf]

    @inproceedings{BowenDH_EIT12,
      author = {F. Bowen and E. Du and J. Hu},
      title = {A novel graph-based invariant region descriptor for image matching},
      booktitle = {Proc. IEEE Int. Conf. Electro/Information Technology},
      year = {2012},
      pages = {1--6}
    }
    
  • Supervisory control of Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicle with hybrid dynamical system,” H. Banvait, J. Hu and Y. Chen, in Proc. 2012 IEEE Int. Electric Vehicle Conference (IEVC'12), pp. 1-7, Mar. 2012.
    [BibTeX] [pdf]

    @inproceedings{BanvaitHC_IEVC12,
      author = {H. Banvait and J. Hu and Y. Chen},
      title = {Supervisory control of Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicle with hybrid dynamical system},
      booktitle = {Proc. 2012 IEEE Int. Electric Vehicle Conference (IEVC'12)},
      year = {2012},
      pages = {1--7}
    }
    
  • Low power management for autonomous mobile robots using optimal control,” W. Zhang and J. Hu, in Proc. IEEE Int. Conf. Decision and Control, pp. 5364-5369, Dec. 2007.
    [BibTeX] [pdf]

    @inproceedings{ZhangH_CDC07b,
      author = {W. Zhang and J. Hu},
      title = {Low power management for autonomous mobile robots using optimal control},
      booktitle = {Proc. IEEE Int. Conf. Decision and Control},
      year = {2007},
      pages = {5364--5369}
    }
    
  • Optimal buffer management using hybrid systems,” W. Zhang and J. Hu, in Proc. IEEE Int. Conf. Decision and Control, pp. 5276-5281, Dec. 2007.
    [BibTeX] [pdf]

    @inproceedings{ZhangH_CDC07c,
      author = {W. Zhang and J. Hu},
      title = {Optimal buffer management using hybrid systems},
      booktitle = {Proc. IEEE Int. Conf. Decision and Control},
      year = {2007},
      pages = {5276--5281}
    }
    
  • Optimal power mode scheduling using hybrid systems,” W. Zhang, J. Hu and Y.-H. Lu, in Proc. American Control Conference, pp. 2781-2786, Jul. 2007.
    [BibTeX] [pdf]

    @inproceedings{ZhangHL_ACC07,
      author = {W. Zhang and J. Hu and Y.-H. Lu},
      title = {Optimal power mode scheduling using hybrid systems},
      booktitle = {Proc. American Control Conference},
      year = {2007},
      pages = {2781--2786}
    }
    
  • Employing optimization and sensitivity analyses tools to generate and analyze mathematical models of T cell signaling events,” M. M. Donahue, W. Zhang, M. L. Harrison, J. Hu and A. E. Rundell, in Proc. Data Mining, Systems Analysis and Optimization in Biomedicine, vol. 953, pp. 43-63, Mar. 2007.
    [BibTeX] [pdf]

    @inproceedings{DohahueZHHR_DMSAOB07,
      author = {M. M. Donahue and W. Zhang and M. L. Harrison and J. Hu and A. E. Rundell},
      title = {Employing optimization and sensitivity analyses tools to generate and analyze mathematical models of T cell signaling events},
      booktitle = {Proc. Data Mining, Systems Analysis and Optimization in Biomedicine},
      year = {2007},
      volume = {953},
      pages = {43--63}
    }
    
  • Application of stochastic hybrid systems in power management of streaming data,” J. Hu, in Proc. American Control Conference, pp. 4754-4759, Jun. 2006.
    [BibTeX] [pdf]

    @inproceedings{Hu_ACC06,
      author = {J. Hu},
      title = {Application of stochastic hybrid systems in power management of streaming data},
      booktitle = {Proc. American Control Conference},
      year = {2006},
      pages = {4754--4759}
    }
    
  • Low power buffer management using hybrid control,” J. Ridenour, J. Hu and Y.-H. L, in Proc. American Control Conference, pp. 2670-2675, Jun. 2006.
    [BibTeX] [pdf]

    @inproceedings{RidenourHL_ACC06,
      author = {J. Ridenour and J. Hu and Y.-H. L},
      title = {Low power buffer management using hybrid control},
      booktitle = {Proc. American Control Conference},
      year = {2006},
      pages = {2670--2675}
    }
    
  • Buffer management for power reduction using hybrid control,” J. Hu and Y.-H. Lu, in Proc. IEEE Int. Conf. Decision and Control, pp. 6997-7002, Dec. 2005.
    [BibTeX] [pdf]

    @inproceedings{HuL_CDC05,
      author = {J. Hu and Y.-H. Lu},
      title = {Buffer management for power reduction using hybrid control},
      booktitle = {Proc. IEEE Int. Conf. Decision and Control},
      year = {2005},
      pages = {6997--7002}
    }
    
  • Modeling subtilin production in Bacillus subtilis using stochastic hybrid systems,” J. Hu, W.-C. Wu and S. Sastry, in Hybrid Systems: Computation and Control, 7th Int. Workshop (HSCC 2004), vol. 2993, pp. 417-431, 2004.
    [BibTeX] [pdf]

    @inproceedings{HuWS_HSCC04,
      author = {J. Hu and W.-C. Wu and S. Sastry},
      title = {Modeling subtilin production in Bacillus subtilis using stochastic hybrid systems},
      booktitle = {Hybrid Systems: Computation and Control, 7th Int. Workshop (HSCC 2004)},
      publisher = {Springer-Verlag},
      year = {2004},
      volume = {2993},
      pages = {417-431}
    }