Publications

Preprints

[P3] Neng Wan*, Dapeng Li*, Naira Hovakimyan, and Petros G. Voulgaris, “An Information-Theoretic Analysis of Discrete-Time Control and Filtering Limitations by the I-MMSE Relationships,” IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, 2023. (Under Revision, Full-Text)
[P2] Neng Wan*, Dapeng Li*, and Naira Hovakimyan, “Fundamental Limitations of Control and Filtering in Continuous-Time Systems: An Information-Theoretic Analysis,” Automatica, 2021. (Under Revision, Full-Text)
[P1] Neng Wan, Aditya Gahlawat, Naira Hovakimyan, Evangelos A. Theodorou, and Petros G. Voulgaris, “Distributed Algorithms for Linearly-Solvable Optimal Control in Networked Multi-Agent Systems,” Journal of Machine Learning Research, 2021. (Under Revision, Full-Text)

Journal Papers

[J15] Neng Wan, Dapeng Li, Lin Song, and Naira Hovakimyan, “Generalization of Filtering Sensitivity Trade-Offs in Continuous-and Discrete-Time Systems: A Simplified Approach,” IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, 2023. (Full-Text)
[J14] Mingming Shi, and Neng Wan, “Estimate the States of Multi-Agent Systems under Homologous Attacks by Optimization Approaches,” IEEE Transactions on Control of Network Systems, 2022. (Full-Text)
[J13] Lin Song, Neng Wan, Aditya Gahlawat, Chuyuan Tao, Naira Hovakimyan, and Evangelos A. Theodorou, “Generalization of Safe Optimal Control Actions on Networked Multi-Agent Systems,” IEEE Transactions on Control of Network Systems, 2022. (Full-Text)
[J12] Zhenyu Feng, Jiawei Wang, Neng Wan, and Huayi Li, “Distributed Adaptive NN-Based Attitude Synchronous Tracking Control with Input Saturation,” Electronics, 2022. (Full-Text)
[J11] Hamidreza Jafarnejadsani, Neng Wan, Naira Hovakimyan, and Petros G. Voulgaris, “A Multi-Level Sampled-Data Approach for Resilient Navigation and Control of Autonomous Systems,” International Journal of Robust and Nonlinear Control, vol.30, no.3, pp 1071-1097, 2020. (Full-Text)
[J10] Neng Wan, Dapeng Li, and Naira Hovakimyan, “A Simplified Approach to Analyze Complementary Sensitivity Trade-offs in Continuous-Time and Discrete-Time Systems,” IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, vol. 65, no. 4, pp 1697-1703, 2020. (Full-Text)
[J9] Weiran Yao, Naiming Qi, Chengfei Yue, and Neng Wan, “Curvature-Bounded Lengthening and Shortening for Restricted Vehicle Path Planning,” IEEE Transactions on Automation Science and Engineering, vol. 17, no. 1, pp 15-28, 2019. (Full-Text)
[J8] Neng Wan, Dapeng Li, and Naira Hovakimyan, “Sensitivity Analysis of Continuous-Time Linear Control Systems subject to Control and Measurement Noise: An Information-Theoretic Approach,” Systems & Control Letters, vol. 133, 2019. (Full-Text)
[J7] Weiran Yao, Naiming Qi, Neng Wan, and Yongbei Liu, “An Iterative Strategy for Task Assignment and Path Planning of Distributed Multiple Unmanned Aerial Vehicles,” Aerospace Science and Technology, vol. 86, no.3, pp 455-464, 2019. (Full-Text)
[J6] Neng Wan, Weiran Yao, Xiang Fang, and Yujiong Liu, “Partially Independent Control Scheme for Spacecraft Rendezvous in Near-Circular Orbits,” Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part G: Journal of Aerospace Engineering, vol. 233, no.6, pp 2250-2263, 2019. (Full-Text)
[J5] Yujiong Liu, Minxiu Kong, Neng Wan, and Pinhas Ben-Tzvi, “A Geometric Approach to Obtain the Closed-Form Forward Kinematics of H4 Parallel Robot,” ASME Journal of Mechanisms and Robotics, vol. 10, no. 5, 2018. (Full-Text)
[J4] Neng Wan, Weiran Yao, and Mingming Shi, “A Composite Robust Fault-Tolerant Control Scheme for Thrust-Limited Spacecraft Rendezvous in Near-Circular Orbits,” ASME Journal of Dynamic Systems, Measurement, and Control, vol. 139, no. 12, 2017. (Full-Text)
[J3] Weiran Yao, Naiming Qi, Jun Zhao, and Neng Wan, “Bounded Curvature Path Planning with Expected Length for Dubins Vehicle Entering Target Manifold,” Robotics and Autonomous System, vol. 97, no. 11, pp 217-229, 2017. (Full-Text)
[J2] Neng Wan, Ming Liu, and Hamid Reza Karimi, “Observer-Based Robust Control for Spacecraft Rendezvous with Thrust Saturation,” Abstract and Applied Analysis, Article ID 710850, 2014. (Full-Text)
[J1] Neng Wan, Ming Liu, and Hamid Reza Karimi, “Robust Tracking Control for Rendezvous in Near-Circular Orbits,” Mathematical Problems in Engineering, Article ID 726945, 2013. (Full-Text)

Conference Papers

[C11] Lin Song, Pan Zhao, Neng Wan, and Naira Hovakimyan, “Safety Embedded Stochastic Optimal Control of Networked Multi-Agent Systems via Barrier States,” in Proceedings of the American Control Conference, San Diego, CA, 2023. (Full-Text)
[C10] Lin Song, Neng Wan, and Naira Hovakimyan, “Safe Optimal Control with Synthesized Waypoints as Guidance,” in Proceedings of the AIAA Science and Technology Forum and Exposition, National Harbor, MD, 2023. (Full-Text, Video, Slide)
[C9] Neng Wan, Aditya Gahlawat, Naira Hovakimyan, Evangelos A. Theodorou, and Petros G. Voulgaris, “Cooperative Path Integral Control for Stochastic Multi-Agent Systems,” in Proceedings of the American Control Conference, New Orleans, LA, 2021. (Full-Text, Video, Slide, Poster)
[C8] Lin Song, Neng Wan, Aditya Gahlawat, Naira Hovakimyan, and Evangelos A. Theodorou, “Compositionality of Linearly Solvable Optimal Control in Networked Multi-Agent Systems,” in Proceedings of the American Control Conference, New Orleans, LA, 2021. (Full-Text, Video, Slide, Poster)
[C7] Neng Wan*, Dapeng Li*, and Naira Hovakimyan, “f-Divergence Variational Inference,” in Advances in Neural Information Processing Systems (NeurIPS), Vancouver, Canada, 2020. (Full-Text, Video, Slide, Poster)
[C6] Xiang Fang*, Neng Wan*, Hamidreza Jafarnejadsani, Donglei Sun, Florian Holzapfel, and Naira Hovakimyan, “Emergency Landing Trajectory Optimization for a Fixed-Wing UAV under Engine Failure,” in Proceedings of the AIAA Science and Technology Forum and Exposition, San Diego, CA, 2019. (Full-Text, Slide)
[C5] Donglei Sun, Neng Wan, Weichen Dai, Yu Zhang, and Naira Hovakimyan, “Control Design for an Aerial Manipulator toward Payloads Pick-and-Place,” in Proceedings of the AIAA Science and Technology Forum and Exposition, San Diego, CA, 2019. (Full-Text, Slide)
[C4] Neng Wan, Dapeng Li, and Naira Hovakimyan, “Sensitivity Analysis of Continuous-Time Systems based on Power Spectral Density,” in Proceedings of the 57th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Miami Beach, FL, 2018. (Full-Text, Slide)
[C3] Neng Wan, D. Subbaram Naidu, Ming Liu, Ligang Wu, and Weiran Yao, “Adaptive Sliding Mode Control for Spacecraft Rendezvous in Near-Circular Orbits with Time-Varying Saturation Constraint,” in Proceedings of the American Control Conference, Seattle, WA, 2017. (Full-Text, Slide)
[C2] Neng Wan, and D. Subbaram Naidu, “Synchronization of Singularly Perturbed Systems with Time Scales,” in Proceedings of the 21st Conference on Circuits, Systems, Communications and Computers, Crete Island, Greece, 2017. (Full-Text)
[C1] Weiran Yao, Neng Wan, and Naiming Qi, “Hierarchical Path Generation for Distributed Mission Planning of UAVs,” in Proceedings of the 55th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Las Vegas, NV, 2016. (Full-Text, Slide)

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Theses

[T4] PhD Thesis: An Information-Theoretic Analysis of Control and Filtering Limitations by the I-MMSE Relationships, at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2023. (Full-Text)
[T3] Master’s Thesis/Project: Eigenvalues Approximations of One-Dimensional Partial Differential Equations with Local Damping, at University of Minnesota Duluth, 2017. (Full-Text)
[T2] Master’s Thesis: Variable Structure Control for Close Range Phase of Spacecraft Rendezvous, at Harbin Institute of Technology, 2015. (Full-Text in Chinese)
硕士毕业论文: 空间交会近程导引段的滑模变结构控制, 哈尔滨工业大学, 2015. (全文)
[T1] Bachelor’s Thesis: Spacecraft Control Problem of the Close Range Rendezvous Phase, at Harbin Institute of Technology, 2013. (Full-Text in Chinese)
本科毕业论文: 空间交会近程导引段的控制问题研究, 哈尔滨工业大学, 2013. (全文)