• James J. Cain Professor II
  • Professor, Mechanical Engineering
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

  • Fellow of ASME
  • 2017, 2019 John J. Shelton Best Paper Award
  • 2012 Regents Distinguished Research Award, Oklahoma State University
  • 2010 Halliburton Outstanding Faculty Award, Oklahoma State University
  • 2002 Halliburton Outstanding Young Faculty Award, Oklahoma State University

Selected Publications

  • G. Ma, X. Liu, P.R. Pagilla, S.S. Ge, “Asynchronous repetitive control of switched systems via periodic event-based dynamic output feedback,'' IMA Journal of Mathematical Control and Information, pp. 1--30, July 2019.
  • S. Darbha, S. Konduri, and P.R. Pagilla, “Benefits of V2V Communication for Autonomous and Connected Vehicles,'' IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems, vol. 20, no. 5, May 2019.
  • G. Ma and P.R. Pagilla, “Periodic event-triggered dynamic output feedback control of switched systems,'' Nonlinear Analysis: Hybrid Systems, Vol. 31, pp. 247--264, February 2019.
  • G. Ma, X. Liu, and P.R. Pagilla, ``Robust repetitive control of semi-Markovian jump systems,'' Intl. Journal of Systems Science, Vol. 50, No. 1, pp. 116 -- 129, 2019.
  • E.O.C. Torres and P.R. Pagilla, ``Spatially Dependent Transfer Functions for Web Lateral Dynamics in Roll-to-Roll Manufacturing,'' ASME Transactions, Journal of Dynamic Systems, Measurement and Control, 140 (11), November 2018.