• Associate Department Head of Undergraduate Programs
  • James J. Cain Professor II
Prabhakar Pagilla

Educational Background

  • Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, University of California, Berkeley, 1996
  • M.S., Mechanical Engineering, University of California, Berkeley, 1994
  • B.E., Mechanical Engineering, Osmania University, 1990

Research Interests

  • Modeling and control of roll-to-roll manufacturing systems and autonomous vehicles, robotics/mechatronics, and control of large-scale nonlinear dynamic systems.

Awards & Honors

  • Regents Distinguished Research Award, Oklahoma State University, 2012
  • Halliburton Outstanding Faculty Award, Oklahoma State University, 2010
  • Halliburton Outstanding Young Faculty Award, Oklahoma State University, 2002

Selected Publications

  • M. Allain, S. Konduri, H. Maske, P.R. Pagilla, and G. Chowdhary, Blended Shared Control of a Hydraulic Excavator," Proc. of the 2017 IFAC World Congress, Toulouse, France, July 2017.
  • H. Nagarajan, P.R. Pagilla, S. Darbha, R. Bent, and P.P. Khargonekar, Optimal Con gurations to Minimize Disturbance Propagation in Roll-to-Roll Manufacturing Networks," Proc. of the 2017 American Control Conference, Seattle, WA, May 2017.?
  • A. Seshadri, P.R. Raul, and P.R. Pagilla, Analysis and Minimization of Interaction in Decentralized Control Systems with Application to Roll-to-Roll Manufacturing Systems," IEEE Trans. on Control Systems Technology, vol. 22, no. 2, pp. 520-530, March 2014.?
  • P.R. Pagilla, N. Siraskar, and R.V. Dwivedula, Decentralized Control of Web Processing Lines," IEEE Transactions on Control Systems Technology, vol. 15, no. 1, pp. 106-117, January 2007.?
  • P.R. Pagilla and B. Yu, Robotic Surface Finishing Processes: Modeling, Control, and Experiments," ASME Journal of Dynamic Systems, Measurement and Control, vol. 123, pp. 93-102, March 2001.?