Texas Systems Day 2019

This year Texas Systems Day will be at Texas A&M University. Texas Systems Day is a one day event to promote interaction between researchers in Texas who are working in the area of systems, controls and robotics.


April 5th, 2019.


Thomas G. Hildebrand, DVM ’56 Equine Complex

3240 F&B Road, College Station, TX 77843.

Parking is on Lot 126, near the venue


Registration is free, but required. Please click here.

Hotel Information

The Cavalry Court Hotel.

20 rooms have been blocked for TSD attendees.

Deadline to reserve hotel: March 21, 2019.

Code: Texas Systems Day 2019.



Time Speaker University Talk Title
Session 1
9:00 – 10:00 P.R. Kumar TAMU A proposal for a provably safe architecture for Unmanned Aerial System Traffic Management
10:00 – 10:20 Coffee Break
10:20 – 10:40 Joseph B. Dannemiller TTU Hurricane Debris Measurement Using UAS Systems and Post Hurricane Virtual Reality Simulation
10:40 – 11:00 John Valasek TAMU Unmanned Air System Ground Target Tracking Using Reinforcement Learning
11:00 – 11:20 Luis Sentis UT Austin Frontiers of
Human-Centered Robotics
11:20 – 11:40 Shuo (Linda) Wang UT Arlington Optimal Control of Dynamic Ensemble Systems with Applications
11:40 – 12:00 Juan Hernandez-Vega Rice Human-robot Interaction Aided by Motion Planning.
12:00 – 12:20 Srikanth Saripalli TAMU Self Driving Vehicles: Opportunities and Challenges
12:20 – 1:20 Lunch
Session 2
1:30 – 2:30 Robert Skelton TAMU The long journey toward the integration of material, structure, control, and signal processing disciplines
2:30 – 2:50 Mark Moll Rice Toward Robot Autonomy: Tasks, Plans, and Policies
2:50 – 3:10 Nicholas Fey  UT Dallas Seeding Control Systems of Mechanically-Active Prosthetic Legs with Neural and Mechanical Inputs
3:10 – 3:30 Srinivas Bettadpur UT Austin Global Variables of the Earth System and Space Geodesy
3:30 – 3:50 Neranjaka Jayarathne Texas Tech Geometric Problems in Visual Multi Sensing
3:50 – 4:10 Gangbing Song U of H Vibration control using a novel pounding tuned mass damper.
4:10 – 4:30 Animesh Chakravarthy UT Arlington Macroscopic Modeling of Cyber-Attacks in Multi-Vehicle Systems
5:30-7:00  Poster Session with Reception