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Robert M'Closkey


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Robert T. M'Closkey, Ph.D.
(Caltech, 1995)
(310) 825-2909


UCLA Center for Systems, Dynamics and Control

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Nonlinear control theory and design with application to mechanical and aerospace systems, real-time implementation.

Selected Publications

Kim, D., and M'Closkey, R.T., "Noise Analysis of Closed-loop Vibratory Rate Gyros," Proc. American Control Conf., Montreal, PQ, June 2012, pp. 92-97.

Schwartz, D., Kim, D., and M'Closkey, R.T., " A Model-based Approach to Multi-Modal Mass Tuning of a Micro-scale Resonator," Proc. American Control Conf., Montreal, PQ, June 2012, pp 98-103.

Dissecting Tuned MEMS Vibratory Gyros, by Dennis Kim and R.T. M'Closkey in Feedback Control of MEMS to Atoms, Gorman, Jason J.; Shapiro, Benjamin (Eds.) 2012, Springer Verlag.

Decoupling of a Disk Resonator From Linear Acceleration Via Mass Matrix Perturbation David Schwartz and Robert T. M'Closkey J. Dyn. Sys., Meas., Control 134, 021005 (2012).

Hendrickson, C. and M'Closkey, R.T., "Phase Compensation Strategies for Modulated-Demodulated Control With Application to Pulsed Jet Injection", J. Dyn. Sys., Meas., and Control, Transactions of the ASME, January 2012 --  Volume 134,  Issue 1.

Schwartz, D., Kim, D. and M'Closkey, R.T., "Frequency Tuning of a Disk Resonator Gyro Via Mass Matrix Perturbation", J. Dyn. Sys., Meas., and Cont., Transactions of the ASME, 131(6):1 - 12 (November 2009).

Kim, D.J., and M'Closkey, R.T., "A Systematic Method for Tuning the Dynamics of Electrostatically Actuated Vibratory Gyros", IEEE Trans. Control System Technology, 14(1):69 - 81 (January 2006).