News

Yildiray Yildiz is elevated to the grade of IEEE Senior Member. It is stated by the IEEE President Karen Bartleson that "only 10% of the IEEE members hold this grade, which requires extensive experience, and reflects professional maturity and documented achievements of significance". 14 July 2017


Our lab member Anıl Alan has defended his master thesis successfully. Congrats Anıl! 30 June 2017   


Our paper, "Game-Theoretic Modeling of Driver and Vehicle Interactions for Verification and Validation of Autonomous Vehicle Control Systems," is accepted for publication at IEEE Transactions on Control Systems Technology.      
16 June 2017


Our lab member Shahab Tohidi passed his PhD qualifying exams, both written and oral. He is now officially a PhD candidate. Congratulations Shahab!             
12 June 2017


Our paper, "Effects Of Linear Filter On Stability And Performance Of Human-in-the-Loop Model Reference Adaptive Control Architecture," is accepted for oral presentation and publication in the Proceedings of the 2017 ASME Dynamic Systems and Controls Conference, to be held in Tysons Corner, Virginia.               
5 June 2017


Our paper, "Stability Limit of Human-in-the-Loop Model Reference Adaptive Control Architectures," is accepted for publication at International Journal of Control. 29 May 2017


Our 2 papers, "Adaptive Pressure Control Experiment: Controller Design and Implementation" and "The Effect of Remote-Signal Feedback Architecture on the Stability of Human-in-the-Loop Telerobotics in the Presence of Time-Delays" are accepted for presentation at the 2017 IEEE Conference on Control Technology and Applications that will take place in Kohala Coast, Hawai, USA. 12 May 2017


NASA's public sharing of their software catalog, including the software for our CAPIO implementation, appeared on Bilkent University's front page13 April 2017



Our paper, "Computable Delay Margins for Adaptive Systems with State Variables Accessible,"  accepted for publication at IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, is now online6 April 2017



Yildiray Yildiz receives Turkish Science Academy's Young Scientist Award. He is the only recipient of the award this year from Mechanical Engineering field.
4 April 2017



Our lab members Shahabaldin Tohidi and Ehsan Yousefi received student travel support award for 2017 IFAC World Congress. Only three students from Turkey received this award and two of them are from our lab! Congrats Shahab, Ehsan! 29 March 2017



NASA provides several of its own software for free! The code developed for the implementation of a control allocation technology that Yildiray Yildiz and Ilya V. Kolmanovsky from U of M Ann Arbor developed, is also here. If you are interested, just search for "CAPIO" at https://software.nasa.gov  2 March 2017

We have 3 papers accepted fo2017 IFAC World Congress:
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1. "Adaptive Control Allocation for Over-Actuated Systems with Actuator Saturation," 
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2. "Delay-Aware Control Designs of Wide-Area Power Networks" and 
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3. "Stability Analysis of a Human-in-the-Loop Telerobotics System With Two Independent Time-Delays"
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These studies are conducted in collaboration with University of Michigan Ann Arbor, MIT, North Carolina State University, University of South Florida and Northeastern University. 
27 February 2017

Our paper, "Computable Delay Margins for Adaptive Systems with State Variables Accessible," is accepted for publication at IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control
23 February 2016

Our paper, "Nonlinear hierarchical control of a quad tilt-wing UAV: An adaptive control approach," is now online: 

Our paper "Nonlinear Hierarchical Control of a Quad-Tilt-Wing UAV: An Adaptive Control Approach" is accepted for publication in International Journal of Adaptive Control and Signal Processing11 January 2017

Our Systems Lab member Anıl Alan is attending #aiaaSciTech to present our paper "Pressure Control of Cold Air Testing Plant with Delay Resistant Closed-loop Reference Model Adaptive Control".  9 January 2017

Our paper "Explicit time-delay compensation in teleoperation: An adaptive control approach" is now in print, published at International Journal of Robust and Nonlinear Control19 December 2016

Yildiray Yildiz is attending the Conference on Decision and Control at Las Vegas. The result of our collaborative research on game theoretical traffic modeling is being presented in this conference by Nan Li from University of Michigan. Title: "Hierarchical Reasoning Game Theory Based Approach for Evaluation and Testing of Autonomous Vehicle Control Systems". 12 December 2016

Anıl Alan won the best poster award in Bilkent Mechanical Engineering Graduate Student Conference. Congrats Anıl! 1 October 2016.

Our journal paper, "Unmanned Aircraft Systems Airspace Integration: A Game Theoretical Framework for Concept Evaluations," is now online: 

Our papers, "Pressure Control of Cold Air Testing Plant with Delay Resistant Closed-loop Reference Model Adaptive Control" and "Stability Analysis of Human-Adaptive Controller Interactions" have been accepted for presentation at the 2017 AIAA Guidance, Navigation, and Control Conference, AIAA Science and Technology Forum and Exposition31 August 2016

Our paper, "Control of Uncertain Sampled-Data Systems: An Adaptive Posicast Control Approach," has been accepted for publication at IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control12 August 2016

Our paper, "Hierarchical Reasoning Game Theory Based Approach for Evaluation and Testing of Autonomous Vehicle Control Systems," has been accepted for presentation at, and publication in the proceedings of, the 55th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, to be held in Las Vegas, USA on December 12-14, 2016. 24 July 2016

Our paper, "Unmanned Aircraft Systems Airspace Integration: A Game Theoretical Framework for Concept Evaluations," has been accepted for publication at AIAA Journal of Guidance, Control and Dynamics17 July 2016.

We presented two papers, "Fault Tolerant Control for Over-Actuated Systems: An Adaptive Correction Approach," and "A Game Theoretical Model of Traffic with Multiple Interacting Drivers for Use in Autonomous Vehicle Development," at 2016 American Control Conference in Boston. 6 July 2016

Yildiray Yildiz is elected as a Technical Associate Editor for the prestigious journal "Control Systems Magazine"5 July 2016

Yildiray Yildiz is appointed as a Technical Associate Editor for the Adaptive and Learning Systems area for IFAC 2017 World Congress29 April 2016

Our paper, "A Game Theoretical Model of Traffic with Multiple Interacting Drivers for Use in Autonomous Vehicle Development," has been accepted for presentation at, and publication in the proceedings of, the 2016 American Control Conference28 January 2016

Our paper, "Fault Tolerant Control for Over-Actuated Systems: An Adaptive Correction Approach," has been accepted for presentation at, and publication in the proceedings of, the 2016 American Control Conference. 28 January 2016

Our paper, "Explicit Time Delay Compensation in Teleoperation: An Adaptive Control Approach," is accepted for publication in International Journal of Robust and Nonlinear Control13 December 2015

Shahab Tohidi and Ehsan Yousefi join Systems Laboratory. Welcome Shahab 
and Ehsan!

Our paper, "A Game Theoretical Modeling and Simulation Framework For The Integration Of Unmanned Aircraft Systems In To The National Airspace," is accepted for 2016 AIAA Infotech @ Aerospace, AIAA Science and Technology Forum and Exposition, to be held at San Diego, California. 26 August 2015

Yildiray Yildiz is delivering a talk on "A Game Theoretical Modeling and Simulation Framework For The Integration Of Unmanned Air Vehicles In To The National Airspace" at NASA Ames Research Center, California, on August 24th. 21 August 2015

Yildiray Yildiz will spend the month of August at University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, as a visiting scholar, invited by Professor Kolmanovsky and Professor Girard from Aerospace Engineering Department. 4 August 2015

Anil Alan attended the 2015 AIAA Propulsion and Energy Forum at Florida, USA and presented his paper titled "Gas Generator Pressure Control in Throttleable Ducted Rockets: A Classical and Adaptive Control Approach"3 August 2015

Yildiray Yildiz is currently attending the European Control Conference as the organizer and one of the speakers of the tutorial session "Game Theoretical System Modeling and Control: Theory and Applications". He is also presenting a paper on the nonlinear adaptive control of tilt-wing UAVs16 July 2015

Yildiray Yildiz is approved, by the Board of Governors of the IEEE Control Systems Society, to be a 
Conference Editorial Board Associate Editor.  7 July 2015

Yildiray Yildiz is attending American Control Conference at Chicago, Illinois, USA. 
1 July 2015

Yildiray Yildiz is currently attending the IFAC Workshop on Time Delay Systems at University of MichiganAnn Arbor, to present two papers. 28 June 2015

Our paper, "On the Discrete Adaptive Posicast Controller" has been accepted for presentation at the 12th IFAC Workshop on Time Delay Systems that will be held in Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA on June 28-30, 20158 April 2015

Our paper, "Robust Adaptive Posicast Controller" has been accepted for presentation at the 12th IFAC Workshop on Time Delay Systems that will be held in Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA on June 28-30, 20158 April 2015

Our paper, "Gas Generator Pressure Control in Throttleable Ducted Rockets: A Classical and Adaptive Control Approach" has been accepted for presentation and publication in 51st AIAA/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference to be held in Orlando, Florida, the USA. 18 March 2015

The tutorial session "Game Theoretical System Modeling and Control: Theory and Applications" proposed by Prof. Yildiz and Prof. Girard (University of Michigan, Ann Arbor) is accepted to be included in the technical program of the 2015 European Control Conference. 22 February 2015

Our paper, "Adaptive Nonlinear Hierarchical Control of a Novel Quad Tilt-Wing UAV" has been accepted for presentation and publication in the proceedings of the 2015 European Control Conference to be held in Johannes Kepler University, Linz, Austria. 20 February 2015

Our paper "Explicit Adaptive Time-Delay Compensation for Bilateral Teleoperation" is accepted for presentation in 2015 Chinese Control and Decision Conference. 15 February 2015

Negin Musavi receives the prestigious TUBITAK 2215 Graduate Scholarship for international students. Congrats Negin! 7 January 2015

Dr. Yıldız joins IFAC Adaptive and Learning Systems Technical Committee14 November 2014

Dr. Yıldız becomes a member of IFAC Linear Systems Technical Committee5 November 2014

Dr. Yıldız receives TUBITAK 2232 Research Scholarship13 October 2014

Bahadır Sarıkaya joins Systems Laboratory. Welcome Bahadır! 10 October 2014

Our paper "Piloted Evaluation of a Control Allocation Technique to Recover from Pilot-Induced Oscillations" appeared at Journal of Aircraft website at www.arc.aiaa.org/toc/ja/0/0. Print version is coming soon! 9 October 2014

Systems Laboratory continues to grow! Negin Musavi and Anıl Alan joins the lab. Welcome Negin and Anıl! 9 September 2014

Our flyer "Avoiding Pilot-Induced Oscillations in Energy-Efficient Aircraft Designsappeared iThe Impact of Control Technology, 2nd edition, T. Samad and A.M. Annaswamy (eds.), IEEE Control Systems Society, 2014, available at www.ieeecss.org.

Dr. Yildiz receives TUBITAK CAREER Award8 August 2014

Welcome to Bekir Emre Körpe and Mümün Yıldız, our two new additions to the lab! 18 July 2014

Our paper "Predicting Pilot Behavior in Medium Scale Scenarios Using Game Theory and Reinforcement Learning" appeared in AIAA Journal of Guidance, Control, and Dynamics July-August 2014 issue. 3 July 2014

Deniz Onural joins System Laboratory. Welcome Deniz! 27 June 2014

Kaan Bulut Tekelioğlu joins System Laboratory. Welcome Kaan! 26 June 2014

Our paper "Motion-Based Piloted Simulation Evaluation of a Control Allocation Technique to Recover from Pilot Induced Oscillations" is accepted for publication in AIAA Journal of Aircraft23 April 2014

Our paper "Predicting Pilot Behavior in Medium Scale Scenarios Using Game Theory and Reinforcement Learning" is accepted for publication in AIAA Journal of Guidance, Control, and Dynamics23 April 2014

NASA Honor Award for group achievement, presented to the CAPIO Simulation Team, 2012.

Distinguished Lecturer in SCV Chapter on Computational Intelligence Society meetings, 2011.

Best student paper award ASME Dynamic Systems and Control Conference, Ann Arbor, 2008.

Program Committee Member, 2014 International Joint Conference on Autonomous Agents and Multiagent Systems

Area Co-Chair, 2013 SCITECH Guidance Navigation and Control

Associate Editor, 2013 American Control Conference

Judge, Best Paper, 2012 Guidance Navigation and Control Conference

Area Co-Chair, 2011 AIAA Guidance Navigation and Control Conference

Associate Editor, 2010 IEEE Conference on Decision and Control

Associate Member, AIAA Guidance Navigation and Control Technical Committee, 2010 - 2013

Reviewer for Automatica , IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control , International Journal of Adaptive Control and Signal Processing, IEEE Transactions on Control Systems Technology.