• Professor of Practice
Swaminathan Gopalswamy

Educational Background

  • Ph.D. 1991 — Mechanical Engineering, University of California, Berkeley. “Adaptive Control of Nonlinear Non-minimum Phase Systems”
  • M.S. 1989 — Mechanical Engineering, University of California, Berkeley. “Longitudinal Control of High Performance Aircraft”
  • B.Tech 1987 — Mechanical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Madras (Chennai), India. “Design and Build of an RCR0CR (3D crank-rocker) mechanism for maximum rock angle”

Research Interests

  • – Model Based Control, Embedded Systems and Software Engineering for Mechatronic Systems, Mechatronic System Safety and Reliability

    – Application interests: Autonomous Vehicle Systems (ground and aerial vehicles), Energy Systems, Robotics

Selected Publications

  • J. Karl Hedrick and Swaminathan Gopalswamy, "Nonlinear flight control design via sliding methods", Journal of Guidance, Control, and Dynamics, Vol. 13, No. 5 (1990), pp. 850-858. doi: 10.2514/3.25411
  • Swaminathan Gopalswamy and J. Karl Hedrick, “Tracking nonlinear non-minimum phase systems using sliding control”, International Journal of Control - INT J CONTR 01/1993; 57(5):1141-1158. DOI:10.1080/00207179308934436
  • G. Raghav, S. Gopalswamy, K. Radhakrishnan, J. Delange and J. Hugues, “Model Based Code Generation for Distributed Embedded Systems”, in Proceedings of European Conference on Embedded Real Time Software and Systems, Toulouse, France, May 2010
  • John Absmeier, Tuhin Das, Swaminathan Gopalswamy, Ravi S. Paike, “Development of an Automated Control System Verification Platform for a Solid Oxide Fuel Cell”, Proc. ASME. 42479; ASME 2006 Fourth International Conference on Fuel Cell Science, Engineering and Technology, Irvine, CA, June 2006
  • Tetsuji Kozaki, Hiroshi Mori, Hosam K. Fathy, Swaminathan Gopalswamy, “ Balancing the Speed and Fidelity of Automotive Powertrain Models Through Surrogation”, Proceedings of Dynamic Systems and Control, Anaheim, CA, November 2004.