Yebin Wang

Yebin Wang
  • Biography

    Prior to joining MERL, Yebin worked on process control, software development and management, and nonlinear estimation theory for over ten years. At MERL, Yebin has been working on control and estimation for various automation and transportation systems. Yebin's research interests include nonlinear estimation/control theory and applications, optimal control, adaptive/learning systems, modeling and control of complex systems.

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  • Internships with Yebin

    • MD1377: Adaptive Optimal Control of Electrical Machines

      MERL is seeking a motivated and qualified individual to conduct research in control of electrical machines. The ideal candidate should have solid backgrounds in adaptive dynamic programming and state/parameter estimation for electrical machines, demonstrated capability to publish results in leading conferences/journals, and experience with real-time control experiments involving high power devices. Senior Ph.D. students are encouraged to apply. Start date for this internship is flexible and the duration is about 3 months.

    • MD1479: Electrical Power System Modeling Simulation

      MERL is seeking a motivated and qualified individual to conduct research in modeling, simulation and control of aircraft electrical power system. The ideal candidate should have solid backgrounds in dynamic modeling and simulation of power electronics and electrical machine, and transient analysis of overall electrical power system. Demonstrated experience in physical modeling and simulation software/language such as Modelica or Simscape is a necessity. Knowledge of aircraft dynamics and aerodynamics is a big plus. Senior Ph.D. students in aerospace, electrical engineering, control are encouraged to apply. Start date for this internship is flexible and the duration is about 3 months.

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  • MERL Publications

    •  Jha, D., Wang, Y., Zhu, M., "Sampling-based Algorithms for Feedback Motion Planning", IEEE/CAA Journal of Automatica Sinica, December 2020.
      BibTeX
      • @article{Jha2020dec,
      • author = {Jha, Devesh and Wang, Yebin and Zhu, Minghui},
      • title = {Sampling-based Algorithms for Feedback Motion Planning},
      • journal = {IEEE/CAA Journal of Automatica Sinica},
      • year = 2020,
      • month = dec
      • }
    •  Lin, Chungwei, Sels, Dries, Ma, Yanting, Wang, Yebin, "Stochastic optimal control formalism for an open quantum system", Tech. Rep. TR2020-163, Mitsubishi Electric Research Laboratories, Cambridge, MA, December 2020.
      BibTeX TR2020-163 PDF
      • @techreport{MERL_TR2020-163,
      • author = {Lin, Chungwei; Sels, Dries; Ma, Yanting; Wang, Yebin},
      • title = {Stochastic optimal control formalism for an open quantum system},
      • institution = {MERL - Mitsubishi Electric Research Laboratories},
      • address = {Cambridge, MA 02139},
      • number = {TR2020-163},
      • month = dec,
      • year = 2020,
      • url = {https://www.merl.com/publications/TR2020-163/}
      • }
    •  Lin, C., Sels, D., Ma, Y., Wang, Y., "Stochastic optimal control formalism for an open quantum system", Physical Review, DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevA.102.052605, Vol. 102, pp. 052605, December 2020.
      BibTeX External
      • @article{Lin2020dec,
      • author = {Lin, Chungwei and Sels, Dries and Ma, Yanting and Wang, Yebin},
      • title = {Stochastic optimal control formalism for an open quantum system},
      • journal = {Physical Review},
      • year = 2020,
      • volume = 102,
      • pages = 052605,
      • month = dec,
      • doi = {10.1103/PhysRevA.102.052605},
      • url = {https://journals.aps.org/pra/abstract/10.1103/PhysRevA.102.052605}
      • }
    •  Chakrabarty, A., Danielson, C., Wang, Y., "Data-Driven Optimal Tracking with Constrained Approximate Dynamic Programming for Servomotor Systems", IEEE Conference on Control Technology and Applications, DOI: 10.1109/CCTA41146.2020.9206315, August 2020, pp. 352-357.
      BibTeX TR2020-116 PDF
      • @inproceedings{Chakrabarty2020aug,
      • author = {Chakrabarty, Ankush and Danielson, Claus and Wang, Yebin},
      • title = {Data-Driven Optimal Tracking with Constrained Approximate Dynamic Programming for Servomotor Systems},
      • booktitle = {IEEE Conference on Control Technology and Applications},
      • year = 2020,
      • pages = {352--357},
      • month = aug,
      • publisher = {IEEE},
      • doi = {10.1109/CCTA41146.2020.9206315},
      • url = {https://www.merl.com/publications/TR2020-116}
      • }
    •  Wang, Y., Satake, A., Furutani, S., Sano, S., "Stable Adaptive Estimation for Speed-sensorless Induction Motor Drives: A Geometric Approach", International Conference on Electrical Machines (ICEM), DOI: 10.1109/ICEM49940.2020.9270926, August 2020, pp. 1232-1238.
      BibTeX TR2020-122 PDF
      • @inproceedings{Wang2020aug,
      • author = {Wang, Yebin and Satake, Akira and Furutani, Shinichi and Sano, Sota},
      • title = {Stable Adaptive Estimation for Speed-sensorless Induction Motor Drives: A Geometric Approach},
      • booktitle = {International Conference on Electrical Machines (ICEM)},
      • year = 2020,
      • pages = {1232--1238},
      • month = aug,
      • publisher = {IEEE},
      • doi = {10.1109/ICEM49940.2020.9270926},
      • url = {https://www.merl.com/publications/TR2020-122}
      • }
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  • MERL Issued Patents

    • Title: "System and Method for Control Constrained Operation of Machine with Partially Unmodeled Dynamics"
      Inventors: Chakrabarty, Ankush; Jha, Devesh; Wang, Yebin
      Patent No.: 10,895,854
      Issue Date: Jan 19, 2021
    • Title: "Deterministic Path Planning for Controlling Vehicle Movement"
      Inventors: Wang, Yebin
      Patent No.: 10,809,732
      Issue Date: Oct 20, 2020
    • Title: "Network Adapted Control System"
      Inventors: Wang, Yebin; Ma, Yehan; Orlik, Philip V.; Koike-Akino, Toshiaki; Guo, Jianlin
      Patent No.: 10,809,701
      Issue Date: Oct 20, 2020
    • Title: "System and Method for Data-Driven Output Feedback Control"
      Inventors: Wang, Yebin
      Patent No.: 10,768,585
      Issue Date: Sep 8, 2020
    • Title: "Vehicle Motion Control System and Method"
      Inventors: Wang, Yebin; Dai, Jin
      Patent No.: 10,663,966
      Issue Date: May 26, 2020
    • Title: "Motion Controller for Real-Time Continuous Curvature Path Planning"
      Inventors: Bortoff, Scott A.; Wang, Yebin; Dai, Jin
      Patent No.: 10,591,915
      Issue Date: Mar 17, 2020
    • Title: "METHODS AND SYSTEMS FOR BATTERY STATE OF POWER PREDICTION"
      Inventors: Pajovic, Milutin; Sahinoglu, Zafer; Wang, Yebin; Orlik, Philip V.
      Patent No.: 10,564,222
      Issue Date: Feb 18, 2020
    • Title: "Interference Free Scheduling for Multi-Controller Multi-Control-Loop Control Systems over Wireless Communication Networks"
      Inventors: Guo, Jianlin; Orlik, Philip V.; Wang, Yebin
      Patent No.: 10,531,477
      Issue Date: Jan 7, 2020
    • Title: "RECHARGEABLE BATTERY PARAMETER ESTIMATION APPARATUS ANDRECHARGEABLE BATTERY PARAMETER ESTIMATION METHOD"
      Inventors: Wada, Toshihiro; Takegami, Tomoki; Wang, Yebin; Kim, Taesic; Sahinoglu, Zafer
      Patent No.: 10,353,007
      Issue Date: Jul 16, 2019
    • Title: "Methods and Systems for Data-Driven Battery State of Charge (SoC) Estimation"
      Inventors: Pajovic, Milutin; Ozcan, Gozde; Sahinoglu, Zafer; Wang, Yebin; Orlik, Philip V.
      Patent No.: 10,324,135
      Issue Date: Jun 18, 2019
    • Title: "System and Method for Speed Sensorless Motor Drives"
      Inventors: Wang, Yebin
      Patent No.: 10,218,301
      Issue Date: Feb 26, 2019
    • Title: "Method and System for Controlling Angular Speeds of Motors in Speed Sensorless Induction Motors"
      Inventors: Wang, Yebin; Bortoff, Scott A.
      Patent No.: 9,985,563
      Issue Date: May 29, 2018
    • Title: "Vehicle Automated Parking System and Method"
      Inventors: Wang, Yebin; Jha, Devesh
      Patent No.: 9,969,386
      Issue Date: May 15, 2018
    • Title: "System and Method for Controlling Speed of Electric Motor"
      Inventors: Wang, Yebin; Zhou, Lei
      Patent No.: 9,966,891
      Issue Date: May 8, 2018
    • Title: "Method and System for Controlling Angular Rotor Speeds of Sensorless Induction Motors"
      Inventors: Wang, Yebin; Zhang, Jian
      Patent No.: 9,893,666
      Issue Date: Feb 13, 2018
    • Title: "System and Method for Controlling Elevator Door Systems"
      Inventors: Wang, Yebin
      Patent No.: 9,834,414
      Issue Date: Dec 5, 2017
    • Title: "Method and System for Controlling an Angular Speed of an Induction Motor"
      Inventors: Wang, Yebin
      Patent No.: 9,780,711
      Issue Date: Oct 3, 2017
    • Title: "Motion-Control System for Performing Different Tasks"
      Inventors: Wang, Yebin; Jiang, Yu; Bortoff, Scott A.
      Patent No.: 9,529,341
      Issue Date: Dec 27, 2016
    • Title: "Optimization of System Control Based on Solving Multi-Point Boundary Value Problems"
      Inventors: Wang, Yebin; Bortoff, Scott A.
      Patent No.: 9,378,469
      Issue Date: Jun 28, 2016
    • Title: "Method for Estimating a State of Charge of Batteries"
      Inventors: Sahinoglu, Zafer; Fang, Huazhen; Wang, Yebin
      Patent No.: 9,244,129
      Issue Date: Jan 26, 2016
    • Title: "System and Method for Controlling Semi-Active Actuators Arranged to Minimize Vibration in Elevator Systems"
      Inventors: Wang, Yebin; Bortoff, Scott A.
      Patent No.: 9,242,837
      Issue Date: Jan 26, 2016
    • Title: "Method for Estimating State of Charge for Lithium-Ion Batteries"
      Inventors: Wang, Yebin; Fang, Huazhen; Sahinoglu, Zafer
      Patent No.: 9,077,182
      Issue Date: Jul 7, 2015
    • Title: "Method for Determining Trajectory of Multi-Motor Control System Avoiding Obstacle"
      Inventors: Wang, Yebin; Yu, Han; Bortoff, Scott A.
      Patent No.: 9,076,337
      Issue Date: Jul 7, 2015
    • Title: "System and Method for Controlling Semi-Active Actuators Arranged to Minimize Vibration in Elevator Systems"
      Inventors: Wang, Yebin; Bortoff, Scott A.
      Patent No.: 8,849,465
      Issue Date: Sep 30, 2014
    • Title: "An Energy Efficient Motion Control System"
      Inventors: Wang, Yebin; Koichiro, Ueda; Bortoff, Scott A.
      Patent No.: 8,816,627
      Issue Date: Aug 26, 2014
    • Title: "System and Method for Controlling Semi-Active Actuators"
      Inventors: Wang, Yebin; Bortoff, Scott A.
      Patent No.: 8,768,522
      Issue Date: Jul 1, 2014
    • Title: "System and Method for Reducing Lateral Vibration in Elevator"
      Inventors: Wang, Yebin
      Patent No.: 8,761,947
      Issue Date: Jun 24, 2014
    • Title: "Method for Determining Trajectories Manipulators to Avoid Obstacles"
      Inventors: Zhao, Yiming; Wang, Yebin
      Patent No.: 8,700,307
      Issue Date: Apr 15, 2014
    • Title: "Method for Generating Trajectories for Motor Controlled Actuators"
      Inventors: Wang, Yebin; Bortoff, Scott A.; Zhao, Yiming
      Patent No.: 8,700,190
      Issue Date: Apr 15, 2014
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