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Yen-Chen Liu

Associate Professor
Name Yen-Chen Liu
Office 91505
TEL +886-6-2757575 ext. 62120
FAX +886-06-2352973
E-Mail yliu@mail.ncku.edu.tw
Laboratory http://myweb.ncku.edu.tw/~yliu
Education
  1. PhD. in Mechanical Engineering at University of Maryland, College Park, USA, 2012.
  2. M.S. in Mechanical Engineering at National Chiao Tung University, Taiwan, 2005.
  3. B.S. in Mechanical Engineering at National Chiao Tung University, Taiwan, 2003.
Experience
  1. Aug. 2012 to present, Assistant Professor at National Cheng Kung University
Expertise
  1. Control of Multi-robot Systems
  2. Bilateral Teleoperation Systems
  3. Synchronization of Dynamical Systems
  4. Control of Semi-Autonomous Systems
  5. Human-Swarm Interaction, and
  6. Control of Robotic Systems over Network
Service
Honors
Patents
  1. Y.-C. Liu, M.-C. Wu, and C.-H. Tseng, “Obstacle Crossing Wheelchairs I,” Patent No. M257802, Mar. 2005.
  2. M.-C. Wu, Y.-C. Liu, and C.-H. Tseng, “Obstacle Crossing Wheelchairs I,” Patent No. M257803, Mar. 2005.
Publications

A. Journal Paper

  1. Yen-Chen Liu and Nikhil Chopra*, "Control of Robotic Manipulators under Input/Output Delays: Theory and Experiments", IEEE Transactions on Robotics, Vol. 28, No. 3, pp. 742-751, 2012,06.(SCI & EI)
  2. Yen-Chen Liu* and Nikhil Chopra, "Controlled Synchronization of Heterogeneous Robotic Manipulators in Task Space", IEEE Transactions on Robotics, Vol. 28, No. 1, pp. 268-275, 2012,02.(SCI & EI)
  3. Yen-Chen Liu* and Ching-Huan Tseng, "Simulation and Analysis of Synchronization and Engagement on Manual Transmission Gearbox", International Journal of Vehicle Design, Vol. 43, Nos. 1-4, pp. 200-220, 2007,04.(SCI & EI)

B. Conference Paper

  1. Yen-Chen Liu* and Nikhil Chopra, "A New Architecture for Set-Point Control of Robotics Manipulators with Time-Varying Input/Output Delays", ASME Dynamics and Control Conference (DSCC), pp. 129-136, Arlington, VA, 2011,10.
  2. Yen-Chen Liu* and Nikhil Chopra, "Semi-Autonomous Teleoperation in Task Space with Redundant Slave under Communication Delays", IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), pp. 679-684, San Francisco, CA, 2011,09.
  3. Yen-Chen Liu* and Nikhil Chopra, "Synchronization of Networked Robotic Systems on Strongly Connected Graphs",  49th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (CDC), pp. 3194-3199, Atlanta, GA, 2010,12.
  4. Yen-Chen Liu* and Nikhil Chopra, "Control of Robotic Manipulators with Input-Output Delays: An Experimental Verification", 12th International Symposium on Experimental Robotics (ISER), Delhi, India, 2010,12.
  5. Yen-Chen Liu* and Nikhil Chopra, "Robust Controlled Synchronization of Interconnected Robotic Systems", American Control Conference (ACC), pp. 1434-1439, Baltimore, MD, 2010,06.
  6. Yen-Chen Liu* and Nikhil Chopra, "Controlled Synchronization of Robotic Manipulators in the Task Space", ASME Dynamic Systems and Control Conference (DSCC), pp. 443-450, Hollywood, CA, 2009,10.
  7. Nikhil Chopra and Yen-Chen Liu*, "Controlled Synchronization of Mechanical Systems", ASME Dynamic Systems and Control Conference (DSCC), pp. 1221-1228, Ann Arbor, MI, 2008,10.

C. Book Chapter

  1. Liu, Y.-C. and Chopra, N., "Control of Robotic Manipulators with Input-Output Delays: An Experimental Verification,"  in Springer Tracts in Advanced Robotics: Experimental Robotics, O. Khatib, V. Kumar, and G. Sukhatme (Eds.), Springer, pp. 823-837, to appear, 2012.
  2. Liu, Y.-C. and Chopra, N., "Semi-Autonomous Task Space Manipulation of Robotic Manipulators," in Simulation-Based Innovation and Discovery: Energetics Applications, D.K. Anand, S.K. Gupta, and R. Kavetsky (Eds.), CALCE EPSC Press, pp. 235-260, 2011.