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.

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  • MERL Publications

    •  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, August 2020.
      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,
      • month = aug,
      • url = {https://www.merl.com/publications/TR2020-116}
      • }
    •  Zhou, L., Wang, Y., "Improve Speed Estimation for Speed-Sensorless Induction Machines: A Variable Adaptation Gain and Feedforward Approach", International Conference on Electrical Machines (ICEM), August 2020.
      BibTeX TR2020-123 PDF
      • @inproceedings{Zhou2020aug,
      • author = {Zhou, Lei and Wang, Yebin},
      • title = {Improve Speed Estimation for Speed-Sensorless Induction Machines: A Variable Adaptation Gain and Feedforward Approach},
      • booktitle = {International Conference on Electrical Machines (ICEM)},
      • year = 2020,
      • month = aug,
      • url = {https://www.merl.com/publications/TR2020-123}
      • }
    •  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), August 2020.
      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,
      • month = aug,
      • url = {https://www.merl.com/publications/TR2020-122}
      • }
    •  Chakrabarty, A., Jha, D., Buzzard, G.T., Wang, Y., Vamvoudakis, K., "Safe Approximate Dynamic Programming via Kernelized Lipschitz Estimation", IEEE Transactions on Neural Networks and Learning Systems, July 2020.
      BibTeX TR2020-108 PDF
      • @article{Chakrabarty2020jul2,
      • author = {Chakrabarty, Ankush and Jha, Devesh and Buzzard, Gregery T. and Wang, Yebin and Vamvoudakis, Kyriakos},
      • title = {Safe Approximate Dynamic Programming via Kernelized Lipschitz Estimation},
      • journal = {IEEE Transactions on Neural Networks and Learning Systems},
      • year = 2020,
      • month = jul,
      • url = {https://www.merl.com/publications/TR2020-108}
      • }
    •  Hansen, E., Wang, Y., "Improving Path Accuracy for Autonomous Parking Systems: An Optimal Control Approach", American Control Conference (ACC), DOI: 10.23919/ACC45564.2020.9147980, July 2020, pp. 5243-5249.
      BibTeX TR2020-099 PDF
      • @inproceedings{Hansen2020jul,
      • author = {Hansen, Emma and Wang, Yebin},
      • title = {Improving Path Accuracy for Autonomous Parking Systems: An Optimal Control Approach},
      • booktitle = {American Control Conference (ACC)},
      • year = 2020,
      • pages = {5243--5249},
      • month = jul,
      • publisher = {IEEE},
      • doi = {10.23919/ACC45564.2020.9147980},
      • url = {https://www.merl.com/publications/TR2020-099}
      • }
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  • MERL Issued Patents

    • 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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