Kevin Wedeward
Professor and Chair

Publications

Electric Power Systems
Goza, J., K. Wedeward, and M. Smith, "A Probabilistic Study of Electric Power Systems with Uncertainty in Wind Generation and Loads," Proc. 2011 IEEE International Conference on System of Systems Engineering, Albuquerque, NM, June 2011

Munoz-Ramos, K. and K. Wedeward, "Coordinated Control of Distributed Generation," Proc. 2010 IEEE Power & Energy Society General Meeting, Minneapolis, MN, July 2010

Smith, M. and K. Wedeward, "Event Detection and Location in Electric Power Systems using Constrained Optimization," Proc. 2009 IEEE Power & Energy Society General Meeting, Calgary, Alberta, Canada, July 2009

Hoffman, M., S. Schaffer, and K. Wedeward, "Parameter Estimation in Delayed-Switching Hybrid Dynamical Systems," Proc. 2009 IEEE Power & Energy Society General Meeting, Calgary, Alberta, Canada, July 2009

Munoz-Ramos, K. and K. Wedeward, "Coordinated Control of Distributed Generation to Balance Line Powers," Proc. 2009 IEEE International Conference on System of Systems Engineering, Albuquerque, NM, June 2009

Ball, S., E. Barany, S. Schaffer, and K. Wedeward, "Nonlinear controllability of singularly perturbed models of power flow networks," International Journal of Pure and Applied Mathematics, Vol. 47, No. 2, 2008

Schaffer, S., K. Wedeward, and S. Ball, "A Research Code for Dynamic System Simulation and Analysis," Proc. International Test and Evaluation Association Modeling and Simulation Conference, Las Cruces, NM, December 2007

Hoffman, M., S. Schaffer, and K. Wedeward, "Parameter Estimation of Hybrid Dynamical Systems with Delayed Switching," Proc. International Test and Evaluation Association Modeling and Simulation Conference, Las Cruces, NM, December 2007

Ball, S., E. Barany, S. Schaffer, and K. Wedeward, "Nonlinear Control of Power Network Models using Feedback Linearization," Proc. Third IASTED International Conference on Circuits, Signals, and Systems, Marina del Rey, CA, October 2005

Ball, S., K. Wedeward, E. Barany, and S. Schaffer, "A Reduced Generator Model with Excitation Limits," Proc. Eighth IASTED International Conference on Power and Energy Systems, Marina del Rey, CA, October 2005

Barany, E., S. Schaffer, K. Wedeward, and S. Ball, "Nonlinear Controllability of Singularly Perturbed Models of Power Flow Networks," Proc. 43rd IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Atlantis, Paradise Island, Bahamas, December 2004
Education
Arechiga, R., A. El-Osery, and K. Wedeward, "A Framework for a Junior Level Design Course," Proc. IEEE International Conference on System of Systems Engineering, Albuquerque, NM, June 2009

Bruder, S. and K. Wedeward, "An Interactive Online Robotics Course," Special Issue of the International Journal of Intelligent Automation and Soft Computing on Global Look at Robotics Education, Vol. 13, No. 1, 2007

Bruder, S. and K. Wedeward, "An Interactive Online Robotics Course," Proc. 2004 World Automation Congress, Seville, Spain, July 2004 (invited paper)

Bruder, S. and K. Wedeward, "An Outreach Program to Integrate Robotics into Secondary Education," IEEE Robotics & Automation Magazine, Vol. 10, No. 3, 2003

Wedeward, K. and S. Bruder, "Incorporating Robotics into Secondary Education," Proc. 2002 World Automation Congress, Orlando, FL, June 2002 (invited paper)

Wedeward, K., S. Bruder, and T. Sarkodie-Gyan, "Robotics in Education at New Mexico Tech," Working Notes of 2001 AAAI Spring Symposium Series, Stanford University, CA, March 2001

Watkins, J., G. Piper, K. Wedeward, and E.E. Mitchell, "Computer Animation of Dynamic Systems in the Classroom," Computers in Education Journal, Vol. 8, No. 1, 1998

Watkins, J., G. Piper, K. Wedeward, and E.E. Mitchell, "Computer Animation: A Visualization Tool for Dynamic System Simulations," Proc. 1997 ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, Milwaukee, WI, June 1997
Manipulator Control
Wedeward, K., M. Trabatti, and R. Colbaugh, " Adaptive Trajectory Tracking and Position/Force Controllers for Position-Controlled Manipulators," International Journal of Robotics and Automation, Vol. 16, No. 2, 2001

Wedeward, K., R. Colbaugh, and A. Engelmann, "Singularity Robustness: Methods for Joint-Space and Task-Space Control," Proc. 1997 IEEE Conference on Control Applications, Hartford, CT, October 1997

Colbaugh, R., K. Glass, and K. Wedeward, "Decentralized Adaptive Compliant Motion Control of Electrically-Driven Manipulators," Journal of Intelligent Control and Systems, Vol. 10, No. 1, 1997

Wedeward, K., R. Colbaugh, and A. Engelmann, " Adaptive Explicit Force Control of Position-Controlled Manipulators," Journal of Robotic Systems, Vol. 13, No. 9, 1996

Colbaugh, R., K. Glass, and K. Wedeward, "Adaptive Compliance Control of Electrically-Driven Manipulators," Proc. 35th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Kobe, Japan, December 1996

Colbaugh, R., K. Wedeward, K. Glass, and H. Seraji, "New Results on Adaptive Impedance Control for Dexterous Manipulators," International Journal of Robotics and Automation, Vol. 11, No. 1, 1996

Colbaugh, R., K. Glass, and K. Wedeward, "Decentralized Adaptive Control of Electrically-Driven Manipulators," Proc. IFAC 13th World Congress, San Francisco, CA, July 1996

Wedeward, K. and R. Colbaugh, "Adaptive Controllers Which Employ Saturated Error Update Laws for Robot Trajectory Tracking," Proc. 34th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, New Orleans, LA, December 1995

Wedeward, K. and R. Colbaugh, "Adaptive Position/Force Regulation Without Rate Information," Proc. 1995 IEEE Conference on Control Applications, Albany, NY, September 1995

Colbaugh, R., K. Wedeward, K. Glass, and H. Seraji, "New Results on Adaptive Impedance Control for Dexterous Manipulators," Proc. 10th IEEE International Symposium on Intelligent Control, Monterrey, CA, August 1995

Wedeward, K. and R. Colbaugh, "Adaptive Position/Force Regulation of Robots," Proc. Fifth Annual WERC Technology Development Conference, Las Cruces, NM, April 1995

Wedeward, K. and R. Colbaugh, "Adaptive Compliant Motion Control of Position-Controlled Manipulators," Proc. 33rd IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Orlando, FL, December 1994

Colbaugh, R., K. Wedeward, and A. Engelmann, "Adaptive Compliant Motion Control of Redundant Manipulators: Theory and Experiments," Proc. Fifth International Symposium on Robotics and Manufacturing, Maui, HA, August 1994

Colbaugh, R., K. Wedeward, and J. Baca, "Adaptive Compliant Motion Control of Robots," Proc. Fourth Annual WERC Technology Development Conference, Las Cruces, NM, April 1994
Mobile Robots
Dearie, S.R. and K. Wedeward, "Path Planning for a Multiple Robot System," Proc. IEEE International Conference on System of Systems Engineering, Albuquerque, NM, June 2009

Baird, D., A.I. El-Osery, and K. Wedeward, "On Issues and Considerations in Modern Mobile Robotics," International Journal of Automation and Control, Vol. 2, No. 4, 2008

Briggs, M., D. Baird, W. Ogg, S. Aafloy, A.I. El-Osery, and K. Wedeward, "An Adaptable Outdoor Robotic Platform: Architecture, Communications, and Control," Proc. IEEE International Conference on System of Systems Engineering, Los Angeles, CA, April 2006

Clark, R., A. El-Osery, K. Wedeward, and S. Bruder, "A Navigation and Obstacle Avoidance Algorithm for Mobile Robots Operating in Unknown, Maze-Type Environments," Proc. International Test and Evaluation Association Workshop on Modeling and Simulation, Las Cruces, NM, December 2004

Wasson, S., J. Kouns, S. Bruder, K. Wedeward, and A. El-Osery, "Application of Radio Control Cars as Intelligent Unmanned Ground Vehicles with Collaborative and Independent Behavior," Proc. SPIE 5422, Orlando, FL, April 2004

El-Osery, A., D. Baird, M. Memon, S. Bruder, and K. Wedeward, "Power Control in Ad Hoc Networks: An Overview," Proc. SPIE 5440, Orlando, FL, April 2004

Wasson, S., J. Guilberto, W. Ogg, K. Wedeward, and S. Bruder, "An Unmanned Ground Vehicle for Landmine Remediation," Proc. SPIE 5415, Orlando, FL, April 2004

Wedeward, K., S. Bruder, V. Yodaiken, and J. Guilberto, "Low-Cost Outdoor Mobile Robot: A Platform for Landmine Detection," Proc. 42nd Midwest Symposium on Circuits and Systems, Las Cruces, NM, August 1999

Bruder, S. and K. Wedeward, "Terrain Aided INS Robot Navigation: A Deferred Decision Making Approach," Proc. 42nd Midwest Symposium on Circuits and Systems, Las Cruces, NM, August 1999
Critical Infrastructure Systems
Ball, S., M.D. Marshall, S. Schaffer, and K.J. Wedeward, "An Integrated Approach to Modeling, Simulation, and Analysis of Critical Infrastructure Systems," Phalanx: The Bulletin of Military Operations Research, Vol. 39, No. 4, 2006
Control of Nonholonomic Systems
Wedeward, K. and R. Colbaugh, "Control of Uncertain Nonholonomic Mechanical Systems with Chained Form Kinematics: Case Studies," Proc. 37th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Tampa, FL, December 1998

Glass, K., R. Colbaugh, and K. Wedeward, "Control of Differentially Flat Mechanical Systems in the Presence of Uncertainty," Proc. 1997 American Control Conference, Albuquerque, NM, June 1997
Spacecraft Control
Piper, G. and K. Wedeward, "Direct Adaptive Control of Spin Stabilized Spacecraft During Thrust Maneuvers," Proc. IASTED International Conference on Modelling and Simulation, Pittsburgh, PA, May 1997

Piper, G. and K. Wedeward, "Direct Adaptive Control of Spacecraft Nutation Dynamics," Proc. IASTED International Conference on Modelling and Simulation, Pittsburgh, PA, April 1996