Frank Lagor

PhD

Frank Lagor.

Frank Lagor

PhD

Frank Lagor

PhD

Research Interests

Guidance, navigation, and control of robotic systems in complex flow environments; flow sensing and control; bio-inspired robotics; nonlinear/non-gaussian estimation; guidance and control for unmanned systems, including adaptive sampling and cooperative control

Biography Publications Teaching Research

Selected Publications

  • X. Xu and F. D. Lagor. A new expression for quasi-steady effective angle of attack including airfoil kinematics and flow-field nonuniformity. AIAA SciTech Forum, 1782, 2020. https://doi.org/10.2514/6.2020-1782
  • G. Sedky, F. D. Lagor, and A. R. Jones. The unsteady aerodynamics of a transverse wing-gust encounter with closed-loop pitch control. AIAA SciTech Forum, 1056, 2020. https://doi.org/10.2514/6.2020-1056
  • D. F. Gomez, F. D. Lagor, P. B. Kirk, A. Lind, A. R. Jones, and D. A. Paley. “Data-driven estimation of the unsteady flowfield near an actuated airfoil,” AIAA J. Guidance, Control, and Dynamics, pp 1–9, 2019. doi:10.2514/1.G004339.
  • F. D. Lagor, K. Ide, and D. A. Paley, “Non-Gaussian estimation of a potential flow using a controlled Lagrangian sensor guided to invariant set boundaries by augmented observability,” IEEE J. Oceanic Engineering, 0364-9059, 2019. doi:10.1109/JOE.2019.2933905.
  • F. D. Lagor, K. Ide, and D. A. Paley, “Incorporating prior knowledge in observability-based path planning for ocean sampling,” Systems & Control Letters, Vol. 97, pp. 169–175, 2016.  DOI: 10.1016/j.sysconle.2016.09.002
  • C. G. Hooi, F. D. Lagor, and D. A. Paley, “Height estimation and control of rotorcraft in ground effect using spatially distributed pressure sensing,” Journal of the American Helicopter Society, Vol. 61, pp. 1-14, Oct 2016. DOI: 10.4050/JAHS.61.042000
  • F. Zhang, F. D. Lagor, D. Yeo, P. Washington, and D. A. Paley, “Distributed flow sensing for closed-loop speed control of a flexible fish robot,” Bioinspiration & Biomimetics, Vol. 10, No. 6, p. 65001, 2015. DOI: 10.1088/1748-3190/10/6/065001
  • L. DeVries, F. D. Lagor, H. Lei, X. Tan, and D. A. Paley, “Distributed flow estimation and closed-loop control of an underwater vehicle with a multi-modal artificial lateral line,” Bioinspiration & Biomimetics, Vol. 10, No. 2, p. 025002, 2015. DOI: 10.1088/1748-3190/10/2/025002