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Yiyuan J. Zhao
Former AEM Professor

Zhao

Degrees

B.S., Control Engineering, Harbin Institute of Technology, China, 1982
M.S., Aeronautics and Astronautics, Stanford University, 1986
Ph.D., Aeronautics and Astronautics, Stanford University, 1989

Employment History

2005 - 2013: Professor, Department of Aerospace Engineering & Mechanics, University of Minnesota
1996 - 2005: Associate Professor, Department of Aerospace Engineering & Mechanics, University of Minnesota
1990 - 1996: Assistant Professor, Department of Aerospace Engineering & Mechanics, University of Minnesota

Five Recent Publications

  • W. Guo, Y. J. Zhao, and B. Capozzi, 2011, Optimal UAV Flights for Seeability and Endurance in Winds, Journal of Aircraft, Vol. 48, No. 1, pp. 305-314, (Journal Article) More Details, Request PDF
  • Q. Zheng, Y. J. Zhao, and B. Capozzi, 2011, Time-of-Arrival Taxi Conformance Monitoring for Surface Operations, Journal of Guidance, Control, and Dynamics, Vol. 34, No. 3, pp. 750-760, (Journal Article) More Details, Request PDF
  • H. Chen, Y. J. Zhao, and C. Provan, 2011, Multiple-Point Integrated Scheduling of Terminal Traffic, Journal of Aircraft, Vol. 48, No. 5, pp. 1646-1657, (Journal Article) More Details, Request PDF
  • Y. J. Zhao, 2009, Extracting Energy from Downdraft to Enhance Endurance of Uninhabited Aerial Vehicles, Journal of Guidance, Control, and Dynamics, Vol. 32, No. 4, pp. 1124-1133, (Journal Article) More Details, Request PDF
  • J. Mueller, Y. J. Zhao, and W. L. Garrard, 2009, Optimal Ascent Trajectories for Stratospheric Airships Using Wind Energy, Journal of Guidance, Control, and Dynamics, Vol. 32, No. 4, pp. 1232-1245, (Journal Article) More Details, Request PDF

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