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Current Funding and Support
  1. NASA SBIR
    • Title: Development and Flight Testing of RAIDER: an Autonomous Upset Recovery System
    • Funding: $90,000 (6/1/2016-8/31/2017)
    • Subcontract to Barron Associates
  2. Xcel Energy Renewable Development Fund
    • Title: Virtual Wind Simulator with Advanced Control & Aeroelastic Model for Improving the Operation of Wind Farms
    • Funding: $1,391,684 (6/2/2015 - 6/1/2020)
    • Team: Saint Anthony Falls (University of Minnesota), Barr Engineering, Mikhil Energy.
  3. NASA STTR
    • Title: Distributed, Passivity-Based, Aeroservoelastic Control (DPASC) of Structurally Efficient Aircraft in the Presence of Gusts
    • Funding: $190,000 (5/6/2015-5/5/2017)
    • Subcontract to Tao Systems
  4. NASA: Flight Demonstration & Capabilities (FDC) and Advanced Air Transport Technology (AATT)
    • Title: Lightweight Adaptive Aeroelastic Wing for Enhanced Performance Across the Flight Envelope
    • Funding: $5,620,000 (9/1/2014 - 8/31/2019)
    • Team: University of Minnesota, Virginia Tech, STI, CMSoft, Aurora Flight Sciences, Schmidt and Associates.
  5. National Science Foundation: Cyberphysical Systems Program
    • Title: CPS:Synergy:Collaborative:Managing Uncertainty in the Design of Safety-Critical Aviation Systems
    • Funding: $473,560 (UMN) and $316,000 (Tufts) (9/1/2013 - 8/31/2016)
    • Joint with: D. Gebre-Egziabher (UMN), J. Rife (Tufts), and S. Guyer (Tufts)
  6. National Science Foundation: CAREER Program
    • Title: CAREER: Probabilistic Tools for High Reliability Monitoring and Control of Wind Farms
    • Funding: $400,000 (3/1/2013 - 2/28/2018)
  7. MnDRIVE Transdisciplinary Research Program
    • Title: Sustainable Energy Systems: Control Systems and Sensors to Link Rural Renewables and Demand for Sustainable Industrial Energy in Food Processing Systems
    • Funding: $500,000 (7/1/2014 - 6/30/2016)
    • Joint with: E. Wilson (PI), S. Dhople, and T. Smith
  8. Minnesota Supercomputing Institute
    • Title: Wind Farm Modeling and Control
    • Support: Advanced computing resources (2012-Present)
Past Funding and Support
  1. MnDRIVE Transdisciplinary Research Program
    • Title: Precision Agriculture: Robotics and Sensor Development for Revolutionary Improvements in the Global Food Supply and Reduced Environmental Impact in the Agriculture Industry
    • Funding: $500,000 (7/1/2014 - 6/30/2016)
    • Joint with: G. Balas (PI), D. Gebre-Egziabher, B. Taylor, J. Weyrauch, T. Hurley, R. Koch, I. McRae, and M. Malvick
  2. University of Minnesota Initiative for Renewable Energy and the Environment
    • Title: Innovating for sustainable electricity systems: Integrating renewables, reallocating transmission and driving demand
    • Funding: $750,000 (1/1/2013 - 12/31/2015)
    • Joint with: E. Wilson (PI), B. Wollenberg, S. Dhople, J. Marshall, A. Klass, T. Smith, and H. Osofsky
  3. NASA: Vehicle Systems Safety Technologies Topic 1-9
    • Title: Analytical Validation Tools for Safety Critical Systems Under Loss-of-Control Conditions
    • Funding: $1,059,842 (9/1/2012 - 8/31/2015)
    • Joint with: G. Balas (PI) and A. Packard
  4. Seagate Technologies
    • Title: Uncertainty Modeling and Robust Control for Disk Drives
    • Funding: $69,250 (9/2014 - 8/2015)
    • Funding: $57,504 (9/2013 - 8/2014)
    • Funding: $58,000 (9/2012 - 8/2013)
  5. Air Force Office of Scientific Research
    • Title: A Merged IQC/SOS Theory for Analysis of Nonlinear Control Systems
    • Funding: $465,000 (7/1/2012 - 6/30/2015)
    • Joint with: G. Balas and A. Packard
  6. University of Minnesota Initiative for Renewable Energy and the Environment
    • Title: Design Tools for Multivariable Control of Large Wind Turbines
    • Funding: $278,600 (7/1/2011 - 6/30/2015)
    • Joint with: G. Balas (PI)
  7. University of Minnesota Digital Technology Seed Grant Initiative
    • Title: Convex Optimization Methods for Robust Stability Analysis a nd Safety Assessment of Cyber-Physical Power Systems
    • Funding: $60,000 (7/1/2013 - 6/30/2014)
    • Joint with: S. Dhople (PI)
  8. Institute on the Environment Fellowship
    • Funding: $10,000 (9/2012 - 8/2013)

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