The students of the IDS Lab are striving and already making an impact with their research. This is just a snapshot of their accomplishments since the establishment of the IDS lab in the summer of 2017:

 

Awards:

Logan Beaver, 3rd year PhD Student
  • University Graduate Scholar Award 2020, University of Delaware
  • Graduate Student Achievement Award 2020, University of Delaware
  • Graduate Travel Grant, 2019 Learning for Dynamic Control Conference, MIT
  • Summer Doctoral Fellowship Award, 2018
  • Helwig Fellowship (Fall 2017 – Present)
Behdad Chalaki, 3rd year PhD Student
  • Awarded first place in poster presentation at MEEG graduate research showcase for prospective students, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Delaware, 2019.
  • Awarded travel grant for east coast optimization meeting, George Mason University, 2019.
  • Graduate Travel Grant, 2019 Learning for Dynamic Control Conference, MIT
Ioannis Vasileios Chremos, 2nd year PhD student
  • Nominated by the Graduate College of the University of Delaware to represent the university for consideration of the Google Ph.D. Fellowship 2020.
Aditya Dave, 3rd year PhD Student
  • Graduate Travel Grant, 2019 Learning for Dynamic Control Conference, MIT
A.M. Ishtiaque (Ishti) Mahbub, 3rd year PhD Student
  • UD Collection-Based Research Grant, University of Delaware, 2019.
  • UD Professional Development Award, University of Delaware, 2019
  • Graduate Travel Grant, 2019 Learning for Dynamic Control Conference, MIT
  • Outstanding Presentation Award, 8th Annual Graduate Students’ Forum, University of Delaware, 2019

Journal Publications:

  1. Beaver, L. E., and Malikopoulos, A.A., “An Energy-Optimal Framework for Assignment and Trajectory Generation in Teams of Autonomous Agents,” Systems & Control Letters, 2020 (forthcoming).
  2. Mahbub, A M., I., Malikopoulos, A.A., and Zhao, L., “Decentralized Optimal Coordination of Connected and Automated Vehicles for Multiple Traffic Scenarios,” Automatica, 117, 2020 (forthcoming).
  3. Zhao, L., and Malikopoulos, A.A., “Enhanced Mobility with Connectivity and Automation: A Review of Shared Autonomous Vehicle Systems,” IEEE Intelligent Transportation Systems Magazine, 2019 (forthcoming).
  4. Beaver, L. E., Chalaki, B., Mahbub, A. M., Zhao, L., Zayas, R., & Malikopoulos, A. A., “Demonstration of a Time-Efficient Mobility System Using a Scaled Smart City,” Vehicle System Dynamics, 58, 5, 787- 804, 2020.
  5. Malikopoulos, A.A., Charalambous, C.D., and Tzortzis, I., “The Average Cost of Markov Chains Subject to Total Variation Distance Uncertainty,” Systems & Control Letters, 120 (2018), 29-35.
  6. Malikopoulos, A. A., Hong, S., Park, B., Lee, J., and Ryu, S. “Optimal Control for Speed Harmonization of Automated Vehicles,” IEEE Trans. Intell. Transp. Syst., 20, 7, 2405–2417, 2019.
  7. Rios-Torres, J., and Malikopoulos, A.A., “Impact of Partial Penetrations of Connected and Automated Vehicles on Fuel Consumption and Traffic Flow,” IEEE Trans. Intell. Veh., Vol. 3, 4, pp. 453–462, 2018.
  8. Malikopoulos, A.A., Cassandras, C.G., and Zhang, Y.Z, “A Decentralized Energy-Optimal Control Framework for Connected Automated Vehicles at Signalized-Free Intersections,” Automatica, 93, 244–256, 2018.

Peer-reviewed Conference Publications:

  1. Chremos, I.V., Beaver, L. E., and Malikopoulos, A.A., “A Game-Theoretic Analysis of the Social Impact of Connected and Automated Vehicles,” Proceedings of 2020 IEEE 23rd International Conference on Intelligent Transportation Systems, 2020 (to appear).
  2. Chalaki, B., Beaver, L. E., Malikopoulos, A. A., “Experimental Validation of a Real-Time Optimal Controller for Coordination of CAVs in a Multi-Lane Roundabout, 31st IEEE Intelligent Vehicles Symposium, 2020 (to appear).
  3. Dave, A., and Malikopoulos, A.A., “Structural Results for Decentralized Stochastic Control with Word-of-Mouth Communication,” 2020 American Control Conference, 2020 (to appear).
  4. Beaver, L.E. , Kroninger, C. , and Malikopoulos, A.A., “An Optimal Control Approach to Flocking” Proceedings of the 2020 American Control Conference, 2020 (to appear).
  5. Mahbub, A M I.; Malikopoulos, A A; Zhao, Liuhui, “Impact of Connected and Automated Vehicles in a Corridor”, Proceedings of 2020 American Control Conference, 2020 (to appear).
  6. Mahbub, A M I.; Malikopoulos, A A; Conditions for State and Control Constraint Activation in Coordination of Connected and Automated Vehicles”, Proceedings of 2020 American Control Conference, 2020 (to appear).
  7. Mahbub, A M I.; Malikopoulos, A A; “Concurrent Optimization of Vehicle Dynamics and Powertrain Operation Using Connectivity and Automation”, SAE Technical Paper, 2020-01-0580, 2020.
  8. Mahbub, A M I.; Karri, Vasanthi; Parikh, Darshil; Jade, Shyam; Malikopoulos, A A; “{A Decentralized Time- and Energy-Optimal Control Framework for Connected Automated Vehicles: From Simulation to Field Test”, SAE Technical Paper, 2020-01-0579, 2020.
  9. Dave, A., and Malikopoulos, A.A., “Decentralized Stochastic Control in Partially Nested Information Structures,” 8th IFAC Workshop on Distributed Estimation and Control in Networked Systems, 2019.
  10. Beaver, L.E. and Malikopoulos, A.A. , “A Decentralized Control Framework for Energy-Optimal Goal Assignment and Trajectory Generation” Proceedings of the 58th Conference on Decision and Control, 2019.
  11. Malikopoulos, A.A., and Zhao, L., “Optimal Path Planning for Connected and Automated Vehicles at Urban Intersections,” Proceedings of the 58th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, 2019, pp. 1261-1266, 2019.
  12. Zhao, L; Mahbub, A M I.; Malikopoulos, A A; “Optimal Vehicle Dynamics and Powertrain Control for Connected and Automated Vehicles”, Proceedings of 2019 IEEE Conference on Control Technology and Applications, pp. 33-38, 2019.
  13. Chalaki, B. and Malikopoulos, A. A., “An Optimal Coordination Framework for Connected and Automated Vehicles in two Interconnected Intersections,” Proceedings of IEEE Conference on Control Technology and Applications, pp. 888-893, 2019.
  14. Jang, K., Vinitsky, E., Chalaki, B., Remer, B., Beaver, L. E., Malikopoulos, A. A., & Bayen, A. , “Simulation to scaled city: zero-shot policy transfer for traffic control via autonomous vehicles”, proceedings of the 10th ACM/IEEE International Conference on Cyber-Physical Systems, pp. 291-300, 2019.
  15. Zhao, L., Malikopoulos, A.A., and Rios-Torres, J., “On the Traffic Impacts of Optimally Controlled Connected and Automated Vehicles,” Proceedings of 2019 IEEE Conference on Control Technology and Applications, 2019, pp. 882-887, 2019.
  16. Zhao, L., Mahbub, A M., I., and Malikopoulos, A.A., “Optimal Vehicle Dynamics and Powertrain Control for Connected and Automated Vehicles,” Proceedings of 2019 IEEE Conference on Control Technology and Applications, 2019, pp. 33-38, 2019.
  17. Malikopoulos, A.A., and Zhao, L., “A Closed-Form Analytical Solution for Optimal Coordination of Connected and Automated Vehicles,” Proceedings of 2019 American Control Conference, 2019, pp. 3599–3604, 2019.
  18. Mahbub, A M I.; Zhao, L; Assanis, D; Malikopoulos, A A; “Energy-Optimal Coordination of Connected and Automated Vehicles at Multiple Intersections”, Proceeding of 2019 IEEE American Control Conference, pp. 2664–2669, 2019.
  19. Remer, B., and Malikopoulos, A.A., “The Multi-objective Dynamic Traveling Salesman Problem: Last Mile Delivery with Unmanned Aerial Vehicles Assistance,” Proceedings of 2019 American Control Conference, 2019, pp. 5304–5309, 2019.
  20. Zhao, L., and Malikopoulos, A.A., “Decentralized Optimal Control of Connected and Automated Vehicles in a Corridor,” Proceedings of 2018 IEEE 21st International Conference on Intelligent Transportation Systems, pp. 1252–1257, 2018.
  21. Assanis, D, D., Zhao, L., and Malikopoulos, A.A., “Characterization of the new Class of Driving Cycles for Connected and Automated Vehicles,” Proceedings of 2018 IEEE 21st International Conference on Intelligent Transportation Systems, pp. 3668–3673, 2018.
  22. Stager, A., Bhan, L., Malikopoulos, A.A., L. Zhao, “A Scaled Smart City for Experimental Validation of Connected and Automated Vehicles”, Proceedings of the 15th IFAC Symposium on Control in Transportation Systems (CTS 2018), pp. 120–135, 2018.
  23. Zhao, L., Malikopoulos, A.A., Rios-Torres, J., “Optimal Control of Connected and Automated Vehicles at Roundabouts: An Investigation in a Mixed-Traffic Environment,” Proceedings of the 15th IFAC Symposium on Control in Transportation Systems (CTS 2018), pp. 73–78, 2018.