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# Dusan M. Stipanovic

## Primary Research Area

- Decision and Control Systems

## Professor

147 Coordinated Science Lab

phone: (217) 244-0907

email: dusan@illinois.edu

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## Education

- Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering with Distinction; Dissertation Title: Stability and Stabilization of Nonlinear Discontinuous Systems, Santa Clara University, Santa Clara, CA; March, 2000
- M.S.E.E. – Masters of Science in Electrical Engineering, Santa Clara University, Santa Clara, CA; June, 1996
- Dipl. Ing. –Diploma in Electrical Engineering (5 year program), University of Belgrade,Yugoslavia; October, 1994

## Research Areas

- Decision and Control Systems

## Chapters in Books

- D. Panagou, D. M. Stipanovic, and P. G. Voulgaris. Distributed Control of Robot Swarms: A Lyapunov-Like Barrier Functions Approach, Handbook of Research on Design, Control, and Modeling of Swarm Robotics, Y. Tan (Editor), IGI Global, 2016, pp. 115-144.
- E. J. Rodríguez-Seda and D. M. Stipanovic. Guaranteed Collision Avoidance with Discrete Observations and Limited Actuation, in Advances in Intelligent Vehicles, Y. Chen and L. Li (Editors), Academic Press, 2014, pp. 89-110.
- K. Srivastava, A. Nedic, and D. M. Stipanovic. Distributed Bregman-Distance Algorithms for Min-Max Optimization, in Agent-Based Optimization, I. Czarnowski, P. Jedrzejowicz, and J. Kacprzyk (Editors), Springer, London-New York , 2013, pp. 143-174.
- D. M. Stipanovic, C. J. Tomlin, and C. Valicka. Collision Free Coverage Control with Multiple Agents, in Robot Motion and Control 2011, K. R. Kozlowski (Editor), Springer-Verlag, London (2012), pp. 259-272.
- M. S. Stankovic, D. M. Stipanovic and S. S. Stankovic. Consensus Based Multi-Agent Control Algorithm, in Efficient Modeling and Control of Large-Scale Systems, J. Mohammadpour and K. M. Grigoriadis (Editors), Springer, New York, pp. 197-218, 2010.
- K. Srivastava and D. M. Stipanović, Stochastic Optimal Control Formulations of Decision Problems, to appear in the Wiley Encyclopedia of Operations Research and Management Science.
- A. Jovicic and D. M. Stipanovic. State-Space Methods, Wiley Encyclopedia of Biomedical Engineering, April 2006, pp. 3329-3333.
- A. Jovicic and D. M. Stipanovic. Parametric Adaptive Identification and Kalman Filter, Wiley Encyclopedia of Biomedical Engineering, April 2006, pp. 2682-2686.
- D. D. Šiljak and D. M. Stipanovic. Stability of Two-Variable Polynomials via Positivity, in Positive Polynomials in Control, Series: Lecture Notes in Control and Information Sciences, Vol. 312, D. Henrion and A. Garulli (Editors), 2005, pp. 165-177.
- I. Hwang, D. M. Stipanovic, and C. J. Tomlin. Polytopic Approximations of Reachable Sets applied to Linear Dynamic Games and to a Class of Nonlinear Systems, in Advances in Control, Communication Networks, and Transportation Systems: In Honor of Pravin Varaiya, E.H. Abed (Editor), Systems and Control: Foundations and Applications Series, Birkhäuser, Boston, 2005, pp. 3-19.

## Selected Articles in Journals

- A. Lekić and D. M. Stipanović. LMI Approach for Sliding Mode Control and Analysis of DC-DC Converters, Tehnika 71 (2016), pp. 715-723.
- A. Lekić and D. M. Stipanović. Hysteresis Switching Control of the Ćuk Converter, IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems I: Regular Papers 63 (2016), pp. 2048 - 2061.
- I. Shevchenko and D. M. Stipanović. A Design of Strategies in Alternative Pursuit Games, Contributions to Game Theory and Management. Vol. IX (2016), Saint Petersburg State University, pp. 266--275.
- Z. Zhou, W. Zhang, J. Ding, H. Huang, D. M. Stipanović, and C. J. Tomlin. Cooperative Pursuit with Voronoi Partitions, Automatica 72 (2016), pp. 64-72.
- J. S. Moon, D. M. Stipanović, and M. W. Spong. Gait Generation and Stabilization for Nearly Passive Dynamic Walking and Speed Regulation on Flat Ground, Asian Journal of Control 18 (2016), pp. 1343-1358.
- D. Panagou, D. M. Stipanovic, and P. G. Voulgaris. Distributed Coordination Control for Multi-Robot Networks using Lyapunov-Like Barrier Functions, IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control 61 (2016), pp. 617-632.
- E. J. Rodríguez-Seda, D. M. Stipanovic, and M. W. Spong. Guaranteed Collision Avoidance for Autonomous Systems with Acceleration Constraints and Sensing Uncertainties, Journal of Optimization Theory and Applications 168 (2016), pp. 1014-1038.
- M. S. Stankovic, S. S. Stankovic, and D. M. Stipanovic. Consensus Based Decentralized Real Time Identification of Errors-in-Variables Systems, Automatica 60 (2015), pp. 219-226.
- D. Panagou, D. M. Stipanovic, and P. G. Voulgaris. Dynamic Coverage Control in Multi-Robot Networks, Multi-Robot Systems, Frontiers in Robotics and AI 3 (2015), article 3, pp. 1-17.
- A. Zatezalo and D. M. Stipanovic. Control of Dynamical Systems with Discrete and Uncertain Observations, Discrete and Continuous Dynamical Systems-Series A, vol. 35 (2015), pp. 4665-4681.
- C. Franco, D. M. Stipanovic, G. Lopez-Nicolas, C. Sagues, and S. Llorente. Persistent Coverage Control for a Team of Agents with Collision Avoidance, European Journal of Control, Volume 22, March 2015, Pages 30-45, ISSN 0947-3580.
- G. M. Atinc, D. M. Stipanovic, and P. G. Voulgaris. Supervised Coverage Control of Multi-Agent Systems, Automatica 50 (2014), pp. 2936-2942.
- E. J. Rodríguez-Seda, C. Tang, M. W. Spong, and D. M. Stipanovic, Trajectory Tracking with Collision Avoidance for Nonholonomic Vehicles with Acceleration Constraints and Limited Sensing, International Journal of Robotics Research 33 (2014), pp. 1569-1592.
- C. Valicka, R. A. Rekoske, D. M. Stipanovic, and A. E. Abbas. Multiattribute Utility Copulas for Multi-objective Coverage Control, Paladyn, Journal of Behavioral Robotics 5 (2014), pp. 12-34.
- F. E. Udwadia, P. B. Koganti, T. Wanichanonc, and D. M. Stipanovic. Decentralised control of nonlinear dynamical systems, International Journal of Control 87 (2014), pp. 827-843.
- D. M. Stipanovic, C. Valicka, and A. E. Abbas. Control Strategies for Players in Pursuit-Evasion Games Based on their Preferences, Special issue on Dynamic Games of the International Game Theory Review dedicated to the memory of N. N. Krasovsky, vol. 16 (2014), pp. 1440008:1-20.
- S. S. Stanković, D. M. Stipanović, and M. S. Stanković. Decentralized Overlapping Tracking Control, special issue of the International Journal of General Systems dedicated to decentralized control and estimation 43 (2014), pp. 282-293.
- M. Saska, J. S. Mejía, D. M. Stipanović, V. Vonásek, K. Schilling, and L. Přeučil. Reply to the Discussion on: “Control and Navigation in Maneuvers of Formations of Unmanned Mobile Vehicles”, European Journal of Control 19 (2013), pp. 176-177.
- M. Saska, J. S. Mejía, D. M. Stipanović, V. Vonásek, K. Schilling, and L. Přeučil. Control and Navigation in Maneuvers of Formations of Unmanned Mobile Vehicles, European Journal of Control 19 (2013), pp. 157-171.
- D. M. Stipanovic, C. Valicka, C. J. Tomlin, and T. R. Bewley. Safe and Reliable Coverage Control, to appear in Numerical Algebra, Control and Optimization 3 (2013), pp. 31-48.
- D. M. Stipanovic, C. J. Tomlin, and G. Leitmann. Monotone Approximations of Minimum and Maximum Functions and Multi-Objective Problems, Applied Mathematics & Optimization 66 (2012), pp. 455-473.
- C. R. Burns, R. F. Wang, and D. M. Stipanovic. A Study of the Impact of Delay on Human Remote Navigators with Application to Receding Horizon Control, Paladyn, Journal of Behavioral Robotics 3 (2012), pp. 63-74.
- E. J. Rodríguez-Seda, D. M. Stipanovic, and M. W. Spong. Bilateral Teleoperation of Multiple Mobile Agents: Formation Control and Collision Avoidance, Integrated Computer-Aided Engineering 19 (2012), pp. 125-136.
- D. M. Stipanovic, C. J. Tomlin, and G. Leitmann. A Note on Monotone Approximations of Minimum and Maximum Functions and Multi-Objective Problems, Numerical Algebra, Control and Optimization 1 (2011), pp. 487-493.
- C. R. Burns, R. F. Wang, and D. M. Stipanovic. A Study of Human and Receding Horizon Controller Perfomance of a Remote Navigation Task with Obstacles and Feedback Delays, Paladyn, Journal of Behavioral Robotics 2 (2011), pp. 44-63.
- M. S. Stankovic, K. H. Johansson, and D. M. Stipanovic. Distributed Seeking of Nash Equilibria with Applications to Mobile Sensor Networks, to appear as a regular paper in the IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control.
- S. S. Stankovic, M. S. Stankovic, and D. M. Stipanovic. Decentralized Parameter Estimation by Consensus Based Stochastic Approximation, IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control 56 (2011), pp. 531-543.
- Sriram, D. M. Stipanovic, and C. J. Tomlin. Collision Avoidance Strategies for a Three Player Game, Annals of the International Society of Dynamic Games 11 (2011), pp. 253-271.
- S. Mastellone, J. S. Mejía, D. M. Stipanovic, and M. W. Spong. Formation Control and Coordinated Tracking via Asymptotic Decoupling for Lagrangian Multi-Agent Systems, Automatica 47 (2011), pp. 2355–2363.
- P. F. Hokayem, D. M. Stipanovic, and M. W. Spong. Coordination and Collision Avoidance for Lagrangian Systems with Disturbances, Applied Mathematics and Computation 217 (2010), pp. 1085-1094.
- M. S. Stankovic and D. M. Stipanovic. Extremum Seeking under Stochastic Noise and Applications to Mobile Sensors, Automatica 46 (2010), pp. 1243-1251.
- E. J. Rodríguez-Seda, J. J. Troy, C. A. Erignac, P. Murray, D. M. Stipanovic, and M. W. Spong. Bilateral Teleoperation of Multiple Mobile Agents: Formation Control and Collision Avoidance, IEEE Transactions on Control Systems Technology 18 (2010), pp. 984-992.
- R. Teo, D. M. Stipanović, and C. J. Tomlin. Decentralized Spacing Control of a String of Multiple Vehicles over Lossy Datalink, IEEE Transactions on Control Systems Technology 18 (2010), pp. 469-473.
- D. M. Stipanovic, A. Melikyan, and N. Hovakimyan. Guaranteed Strategies for Nonlinear Multi-Player Pursuit-Evasion Games, International Game Theory Review 12 (2010), pp. 1-17.
- Y.-C. E. Yang , X. Cai, and D. M. Stipanović. A Decentralized Optimization Algorithm for Multi-Agent System Based Watershed Management, Water Resources Research 45 (2009), W08430, doi:10.1029/2008WR007634.
- S. S. Stanković, M. S. Stanković, and D. M. Stipanović. A Consensus Based Overlapping Decentralized Estimator with Missing Observations and Communication Faults, Automatica 45 (2009), pp. 1397-1406.
- P. F. Hokayem, D. M. Stipanović, and M. W. Spong. Semiautonomous Control of Multiple Networked Langrangian Systems, International Journal of Robust and Nonlinear Control 19 (2009), pp. 2040-2055.
- S. S. Stanković, M. S. Stanković, and D. M. Stipanović. Consensus Based Overlapping Decentralized Estimator, IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control 54 (2009), pp. 410-415.
- D. M. Stipanović, A. Melikyan, and N. Hovakimyan. Some Sufficient Conditions for Multi-Player Pursuit-Evasion Games with Continuous and Discrete Observations, Annals of the International Society of Dynamic Games 10 (2009), pp. 133-145.
- J. S. Mejía and D. M. Stipanović. Computational Receding Horizon Approach to Safe Trajectory Tracking, Integrated Computer-Aided Engineering 15 (2008), pp. 149-161.
- S. Mastellone, D. M. Stipanović, C.Graunke, K. Intlekofer, and M. W. Spong. Formation Control and Collision Avoidance for Multi-Agent Nonholonomic Systems: Theory and Experiments, International Journal of Robotic Research 13 (2008), pp. 107-126.
- I. I. Hussein and D. M. Stipanović. Effective Coverage Control for Mobile Sensor Networks with Guaranteed Collision Avoidance, IEEE Transactions on Control Systems Technology 15 (2007), pp. 642-657.
- D. M. Stipanović, P. F. Hokayem, M. W. Spong, and D. D. Šiljak. Avoidance Control for Multi-Agent Systems, ASME Journal of Dynamic Systems, Measurement, and Control 129 (2007), pp. 699-707, special issue on “Multi-Agent Systems.”
- S. S. Stanković, D. M. Stipanović, and D. D. Šiljak. Decentralized Dynamic Output Feedback for Robust Stabilization of a Class of Nonlinear Interconnected Systems, Automatica 43 (2007), pp. 861-867.
- D. M. Stipanović, Sriram, and C. J. Tomlin. Multi-Agent Avoidance Control using an M-Matrix Property, Electronic Journal of Linear Algebra 12 (2005), pp. 64-72.
- D. M. Stipanović, I. Hwang, and C. J. Tomlin. Computation of an Over-Approximation of the Backward Reachable Set using Subsystem Level Set Functions, Dynamics of Continuous, Discrete and Impulsive Systems, Series A: Mathematical Analysis 11 (2004), pp. 399-411.
- D. M. Stipanović, G. İnalhan, R. Teo, and C. J. Tomlin. Decentralized Overlapping Control of a Formation of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles, Automatica 40 (2004), pp. 1285-1296.
- D. D. Šiljak, D. M. Stipanović, and A. I. Zečević. Robust Decentralized Turbine/Governor Control Using Linear Matrix Inequalities, IEEE Transactions on Power Systems 17, No. 3 (2002), pp. 715-722.
- D. M. Stipanović and D. D. Šiljak. Connective Stability of Discontinuous Dynamic Systems, Journal of Optimization Theory and Applications 115, No. 3 (2002), pp. 711-726.
- D. M. Stipanović and D. D. Šiljak. SPR Criteria for Uncertain Rational Functions and Matrices Via Polynomial Positivity and Bernstein's Expansion, IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems -I: Fundamental Theory and Applications 48 (2001), pp. 1366-1369.
- D. M. Stipanović and D. D. Šiljak. Robust stability and stabilization of discrete-time nonlinear systems: The LMI approach, International Journal of Control 74 (2001), pp. 873-879.
- D. D. Šiljak and D. M. Stipanović. Robust Stabilization of Nonlinear Systems: The LMI Approach, Mathematical Problems in Engineering 6 (2000), pp. 461-493.
- D. M. Stipanović and D. D. Šiljak. Stability of polytopic systems via convex M-matrices and parameter-dependent Liapunov functions, Nonlinear Analysis 40 (2000), pp. 589-609.
- D. M. Stipanović and D. D. Šiljak. Jacobi and Gauss-Seidel Iterations for Polytopic systems: Convergence via convex M-matrices, Reliable Computing 6 (2000), pp. 123-137.
- D. D. Šiljak and D. M. Stipanović. Robust D-stability via positivity, Automatica 35 (1999), pp. 1477-1484.
- M. R. Mataušek and D. M. Stipanović. Modified Nonlinear Internal Model Control, Control and Intelligent Systems 26 (1994), pp. 31-42.
- M. R. Mataušek and D. M. Stipanović. A New Approach to Nonlinear Control System Design, Journal of Automatic Control 5 (1994), pp. 31-42.

## Articles in Conference Proceedings

- D. Panagou, D. M. Stipanovic, and P. G. Voulgaris. Vision-based dynamic coverage control for nonholonomic agents, Proceedings of the 2014 IEEE Control and Decision Conference, pp. 2198-2203.
- G. M. Atinc, D. M. Stipanovic, P. G. Voulgaris, and M. Karkoub. Swarm-Based Dynamic Coverage Control, Proceedings of the 2014 IEEE Control and Decision Conference, pp. 6963-6968.
- A. Zatezalo, D. M. Stipanovic, R. K. Mehra, and K. Pham. Space Collision Threat Mitigation, in Proceedings of SPIE 2014.
- A. Zatezalo, D. M. Stipanovic, R. K. Mehra, and K. Pham. Constrained Orbital Intercept-Evasion, in Proceedings of SPIE 2014.
- D. Panagou, D. M. Stipanović, and P. G. Voulgaris. Multi-Objective Control for Multi-Agent Systems using Lyapunov-like Barrier Functions, Proceedings of the 2013 IEEE Control and Decision Conference, pp. 1478-1483.
- G. M. Atinc, D. M. Stipanović, P. G. Voulgaris, and M. Karkoub. Supervised Coverage Control with Guaranteed Collision Avoidance and Proximity Maintenance, Proceedings of the 2013 IEEE Control and Decision Conference, pp. 3463-3468.
- G. M. Atinc, D. M. Stipanovic, P. G. Voulgaris, and M. Karkoub. Collision-Free Trajectory Tracking while Preserving Connectivity in Unicycle Multi-Agent Systems, Proceedings of the 2013 American Control Conference, pp. 5392-5397.
- C. Valicka, D. M. Stipanovic, and A. E. Abbas. Multiattribute Copulas for Multiobjective Control, Proceedings of the 2013 American Control Conference, pp. 3218-3223.
- C. Franco, G. Lopez-Nicolas, D. M. Stipanovic, and C. Sagues. Anisotropic Vision-Based Coverage Control for Mobile Robots, Proceedings of the 2nd Workshop on Visual Control of Mobile Robots, October 11th, 2012, Vilamoura, Algarve, Portugal, in conjunction with the IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS).
- S. Pan, H. Huang, W. Zhang, J. Ding, D. M. Stipanovic, and C. J. Tomlin.Pursuit, Evasion, and Defense in the Plane, Proceedings of the 2011 American Control Conference.
- H. Huang, W. Zhang, J. Ding, D. M. Stipanovic, and C. J. Tomlin. Guaranteed Decentralized Pursuit-Evasion in the Plane with Multiple Pursuers, Proceedings of the 2011 IEEE Control and Decision Conference.
- M. S. Stankovic, S. S. Stankovic, and D. M. Stipanovic. Decentralized Identification for Errors-in-Variables Systems Based on a Consensus Algorithm, Proceedings of the 2011 IEEE Control and Decision Conference.
- E. J. Rodríguez-Seda, D. M. Stipanovic, and M. W. Spong. Lyapunov-Based Cooperative Avoidance Control for Multiple Lagrangian Systems with Bounded Sensing Uncertainties, Proceedings of the 2011 IEEE Control and Decision Conference.
- K. Srivastava, A. Nedic, and D. M. Stipanovic. Distributed Min-Max Optimization in Networks, in the Proceedings of the 17th International Conference on Digital Signal Processing (DSP2011).
- Z. Li, N. Hovakimyan, and D. M. Stipanovic. Distributed Multi-Agent Tracking and Estimation with Uncertain Agent Dynamics, Proceedings of the 2011 American Control Conference.
- G. Atinc and D. M. Stipanovic. Cooperative Collision-Free Control of Lagrangian Multi-agent Formations, Proceedings of the 2011 American Control Conference.
- E. J. Rodríguez-Seda, D. M. Stipanovic, and M. W. Spong.Collision Avoidance Control with Sensing Uncertainties, Proceedings of the 2011 American Control Conference.
- T. Brdar, S. Bieniawski, D. M. Stipanovic, and J. Vian. Application of Collision Avoidance on Flying Vehicles, Proceedings of the AIAA Guidance, Navigation, and Control Conference, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, August 2-5 (2010), 10 sigle-column single-space pages.
- K. Srivastava, A. Nedic, D. M. Stipanovic. Distributed Constrained Optimization over Noisy Networks, Proceedings of the 2010 IEEE Control and Decision Conference, Atlanta, Georgia, December 15-17 (2010), pp. 1945-1950.
- M. S. Stankovic, K. H. Johansson, and D. M. Stipanovic. Distributed Seeking of Nash Equilibria in Mobile Sensor Networks, Proceedings of the 2010 IEEE Control and Decision Conference, Atlanta, Georgia, December 15-17 (2010), pp. 5598-5603.
- E. J. Rodríguez-Seda, P. O. López-Montesinos, D. M. Stipanovic, and M. W. Spong. Model Reference Robust Control for a Class of Nonlinear Systems with Input and Measurement Delays, Proceedings of the 2010 American Control Conference, Baltimore, June 30-July 2 (2010), pp. 6585-6592.
- M. S. Stankovic, D. M. Stipanovic, and S. S. Stankovic. Decentralized Consensus Based Control Methodology for Vehicle Formations in Air and Deep Space, Proceedings of the 2010 American Control Conference, Baltimore, June 30-July 2 (2010), pp. 3660-3665.
- J. S. Mejía, K. Srivastava, and D. M. Stipanovic. Collision Avoidance and Trajectory Tracking Control based on Approximations of the Maximum Function, Proceedings of the 2010 American Control Conference, Baltimore, June 30-July 2 (2010), pp. 3051-3056.
- C. Burns, J. Zearing, F. R. Wang, and D. M. Stipanovic. Autonomous and Semiautonomous Control Simulator, Proceedings of the AAAI Symposium of Embedded Reasoning, Stanford, California, March 2010.
- X. Chen, A. E. Abbas, and D. M. Stipanovic, A Multiattribute Utility Approach to Target Assignment, Proceedings of the 2009 Dynamic Systems and Control Conference.
- M. S. Stankovic and D. M. Stipanovic. Discrete Time Extremum Seeking for Autonomous Vehicle Target Tracking in Stochastic Environment, Proceedings of the 2009 IEEE Control and Decision Conference, Shanghai, China, December 15-18 (2009), pp. 4541-4546.
- K. Srivastava, D. M. Stipanovic, and M. W. Spong. On a Stochastic Robotic Surveillance Problem, Proceedings of the 2009 IEEE Control and Decision Conference, Shanghai, China, December 15-18 (2009), pp. 8567-8574.
- J. S. Mejía and D. M. Stipanovic. Safe Coordination Control Policy for Multiple Input Constrained Nonholonomic Vehicles, Proceedings of the 2009 IEEE Control and Decision Conference, Shanghai, China, December 15-18 (2009), pp. 5679-5684.
- J. S. Mejía and D. M. Stipanovic. A Modified Contractive Model Predictive Control Approach, Proceedings of the 2009 IEEE Control and Decision Conference, Shanghai, China, December 15-18 (2009), pp. 1968-1973.
- M. Saska, J. S. Mejía, D. M. Stipanovic, and K. Schilling. Control and Navigation of Formations of Car-Like Robots on a Receding Horizon, Proceedings of the 2009 IEEE Multi-conference on Systems and Control, St Petersburg, Russia, July 8-10 (2009), pp. 1761-1766.
- D. M. Stipanovic. A Survey and Some New Results in Avoidance Control, Proceedings of the 15th International Workshop on Dynamics and Control, Tossa de Mar, Spain, May 31-June 3 (2009), pp. 166-173.
- S. S. Stankovic, D. M. Stipanovic, and M. S. Stankovic. Decentralized Overlapping Tracking Control of a Formation of Autonomous Unmanned Vehicles, Proceedings of the 2009 American Control Conference, St. Louis, Missouri, June 10-12 (2009), pp. 3878-3883.
- M. S. Stankovic and D. M. Stipanovic. Stochastic Extremum Seeking with Applications to Mobile Sensor Networks, Proceedings of the 2009 American Control Conference, St. Louis, Missouri, June 10-12 (2009), pp. 5622-5627.
- C. G. Valicka, S. R. Bieniawski, J. Vian, and D. M. Stipanovic. Cooperative Avoidance Control for UAVs, Proceedings of the Tenth International Conference on Control, Automation, Robotics and Vision (ICARCV 2008), Hanoi, Vietnam, December 17-20 (2008), pp. 1462-1468.
- J. S. Mejía and D. M. Stipanovic. Asymptotic Stabilization using a Constructive Approach to Constrained Nonlinear Model Predictive Control, Proceedings of the 2008 IEEE Control and Decision Conference, Cancun, Mexico, December 9-11 (2008), pp. 4061-4066.
- M. S. Stankovic, S. S. Stankovic, and D. M. Stipanovic. Consensus Based Multi-Agent Control Structures, Proceedings of the 2008 IEEE Control and Decision Conference, Cancun, Mexico, December 9-11 (2008), pp. 4364-4369.
- S. S. Stankovic, M. S. Stankovic, and D. M. Stipanovic. Consensus Based Overlapping Decentralized Estimation with Missing Observations and Communication Faults, Proceedings of the 17th IFAC World Congress, Seoul, Korea, July 6-11 (2008), pp. 9338-9343.
- N. Chopra, D. M. Stipanovic, and M. W. Spong. On Synchronization and Collision Avoidance for Mechanical Systems, Proceedings of the 2008 American Control Conference, Seattle, Washington, June 11-13 (2008), pp. 3713-3718.
- S. S. Stankovic, M. S. Stankovic, and D. M. Stipanovic. A Consensus Based Overlapping Decentralized Estimator in Lossy Networks: Stability and Denoising Effects, Proceedings of the 2008 American Control Conference, Seattle, Washington, June 11-13 (2008), pp. 4364-4369.
- M. S. Stankovic, D. M. Stipanovic, and S. S. Stankovic. Consensus Based Overlapping Decentralized Control, Proceedings of the 52nd Conference for Electronics, Telecommunications, Computers, Automatic Control, and Nuclear Engineering, ISBN 978-86-80509-63-1, Palic, Serbia, June 8-12 (2008), paper AU1.5, pp. 1-4.
- I. I. Hussein, D. M. Stipanovic, and Y. Wang. Reliable Coverage Control using Heterogeneous Vehicles, Proceedings of the 2007 IEEE Control and Decision Conference, New Orleans, Louisiana, December 12-14 (2007), pp. 6142-6147.
- P. F. Hokayem, D. M. Stipanovic, and M. W. Spong. On Persistent Coverage Control, Proceedings of the 2007 IEEE Control and Decision Conference, New Orleans, Louisiana, December 12-14 (2007), pp. 6130-6135.
- S. Mastellone, D. M. Stipanovic, and M. W. Spong. Stability and Convergence for Systems with Switching Equilibria, Proceedings of the 2007 IEEE Control and Decision Conference, New Orleans, Louisiana, December 12-14 (2007), pp. 4013-4020.
- S. S. Stankovic, M. S. Stankovic, and D. M. Stipanovic. Decentralized Parameter Estimation by Consensus Based Stochastic Approximation, Proceedings of the 2007 IEEE Control and Decision Conference, New Orleans, Louisiana, December 12-14 (2007), pp. 1535-1540.
- S. Mastellone, D. M. Stipanovic, and M. W. Spong. Multi-Agents Formation Control and Trajectory Tracking via Singular Perturbation, Proceedings of the 2007 IEEE Multi-conference on Systems and Control, Singapore, October 1-3 (2007), pp. 557-562.
- P. F. Hokayem, D. M. Stipanovic, and M. W. Spong. Dynamic Coverage Control with Limited Communication, Proceedings of the 2007 American Control Conference, New York, New York, July 9-13 (2007), pp. 4878-4883.
- P. F. Hokayem, D. M. Stipanovic, and M. W. Spong. Reliable Control of Multi-Agent Formations, Proceedings of the 2007 American Control Conference, New York, New York, July 9-13 (2007), pp. 1882-1887.
- S. S. Stankovic, M. S. Stankovic, and D. M. Stipanovic. Consensus Based Overlapping Decentralized Estimator, Proceedings of the 2007 American Control Conference, New York, New York, July 9-13 (2007), pp. 2744-2749.
- I. I. Hussein and D. M. Stipanovic. Effective Coverage Control using Dynamic Sensor Networks with Flocking and Guaranteed Collision Avoidance, Proceedings of the 2007 American Control Conference, New York, New York, July 9-13 (2007), pp. 3420-3425.
- S. S. Stankovic, M. S. Stankovic, and D. M. Stipanovic. Consensus Based Multi-Agent Parameter Estimation by Stochastic Approximation, Proceedings of the 51st Conference for Electronics, Telecommunications, Computers, Automatic Control, and Nuclear Engineering, ISBN 978-86-80509-624, Herceg Novi-Igalo, Serbia and Montenegro, June 4-8 (2007), paper AU3.5, pp. 1-4.
- J. S. Mejía and D. M. Stipanovic. Safe Trajectory Tracking for the Two Aircraft System, Proceedings of the 2007 IEEE EIT International Conference, Chicago, Illinois, May 17-20 (2007), pp. 362-367.
- S. Mastellone, D. M. Stipanovic, and M. W. Spong. Remote Formation Control and Collision Avoidance for Multi-Agent Nonholonomic Systems, Proceedings of the 2007 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, Roma, Italy, April 10-14 (2007), pp. 1062-1067.
- I. I. Hussein and D. M. Stipanovic. Effective Coverage Control using Dynamic Sensor Networks, Proceedings of the 2006 IEEE Control and Decision Conference, San Diego, California, December 13-15 (2006), pp. 2747-2752.
- D. M. Stipanovic, A. Melikyan, and N. Hovakimyan. Pursuit-Evasion Games with Two Pursuers on the Moving Time Horizon, in the Proceedings of the 12th International Symposium on Dynamic Games and Applications, Sophia Antipolis, France, July 3-5 (2006), 3 single column pages.
- P. F. Hokayem, D. M. Stipanovic, and M. W. Spong. Suboptimal Master-Slave Teleoperation Control with Delays, Proceedings of the 2006 American Control Conference, Minneapolis, Minnesota, June 14-16 (2006), pp. 2028-2033.
- D. M. Stipanovic, Sriram, and C. J. Tomlin. Strategies for Agents in Multi-Player Pursuit-Evasion Games, in the Proceedings of the 11th International Symposium on Dynamic Games and Applications, Tucson, Arizona, December 18-21 (2004), 16 single column pages.
- Sriram, D. M. Stipanovic, and C. J. Tomlin. Cooperative and Non-Cooperative Solutions for Linear Quadratic Differential Games, in the Proceedings of the 11th International Symposium on Dynamic Games and Applications, Tucson, Arizona, December 18-21 (2004), 15 single column pages.
- R. Teo, D. M. Stipanovic, and C. J. Tomlin. Decentralized Spacing Control of a String of Multiple Vehicles over Lossy Datalink, Proceedings of the 2003 IEEE Control and Decision Conference, Maui, Hawaii, December 9-12 (2003), pp. 682-687.
- D. M. Stipanovic, I. Hwang, and C. J. Tomlin. Computation of an Over-Approximation of the Backward Reachable Set using Subsystem Level Set Functions, in the Proceedings of the 2003 European Control Conference, Cambridge, United Kingdom, September 1-4 (2003), 6 double column pages.
- I. Hwang, D. M. Stipanovic, and C. J. Tomlin. Applications of Polytopic Approximations of Reachable Sets to Linear Dynamic Games and a Class of Nonlinear Systems, Proceedings of the 2003 American Control Conference, Denver, Colorado, June 4-6 (2003), pp. 4613-4619.
- D. M. Stipanovic, G. İnalhan, R. Teo, and C. J. Tomlin. Decentralized Overlapping Control of a Formation of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles, Proceedings of the 2002 IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Las Vegas, Nevada, December 10-13 (2002), pp. 2829-2835.
- G. İnalhan, D. M. Stipanovic, and C. J. Tomlin. Decentralized Optimization, with Application to Multiple Aircraft Coordination, Proceedings of the 2002 IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Las Vegas, Nevada, December 10-13 (2002), pp. 1147-1155.
- R. Teo, D. M. Stipanovic, and C. J. Tomlin. Cooperative Spacing Control of Multiple Vehicles over a Lossy Datalink, Proceedings of the 2002 Asian Control Conference, Singapore, September 25-27 (2002), pp. 2063-2068.
- D. D. Šiljak and D. M. Stipanovic. Stability of Two-Variable Polynomials via Positivity, Proceedings of the 15th IFAC World Congress on Automatic Control, Barcelona, Spain, July 21-26 (2002), Volume C: Stability and Nonlinear Systems, pp. 7-12.
- D. D. Šiljak and D. M. Stipanovic. Autonomous Decentralized Control, Proceedings of the ASME International Mechanical Engineering Conference and Exposition, New York, New York, November 11-16 (2001), pp.761-765.
- D. M. Stipanovic and D. D. Šiljak. Connective Stability of Discontinuous Interconnected Systems via Parameter-Dependent Liapunov Functions, Proceedings of the 2001 American Control Conference, Arlington, Virginia, June 25-27 (2001), pp. 4189-4196.
- D. D. Šiljak and D. M. Stipanovic. Organically-Structured Control, Proceedings of the 2001 American Control Conference, Arlington, Virginia, June 25-27 (2001), pp. 2736-2742.
- D. M. Stipanovic and D. D. Šiljak. Robust Strict Positive Realness via Polynomial Positivity, Proceedings of the 2000 American Control Conference, Chicago, Illinois, June 28-30 (2000), pp. 4318-4325.
- D. D. Šiljak and D. M. Stipanovic. SPR Criteria for Uncertain Rational Functions and Matrices Via Polynomial Positivity and Bernstein's Expansions, Proceedings of the 6th Saint Petersburg Symposium on Adaptive Systems Theory, St. Petersburg, Russia, September 7-9 (1999), pp.181-189.
- D. D. Šiljak and D. M. Stipanovic. Polytopic Connective Stability, IFAC Symposium on Large Scale Systems, Patras, Greece, July 8-11 (1998), pp. 26-32.
- D. D. Šiljak and D. M. Stipanovic. Robust D-stability via positivity, Proceedings of the 1998 American Control Conference, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, June 24-26 (1998), pp. 2502-2509.
- D. M. Stipanovic and D. D. Šiljak. Convex M-matrices and polytopic dynamic systems, Proceedings of the 1997 IEEE Control and Decision Conference, San Diego, California, December 10-12 (1997), pp. 4366-4368.

## Journal Editorships

- Associate Editor, Journal of Optimization Theory and Applications, 2014-present
- Associate Editor and a Member of the Program Committee for the 2010 IEEE Control and Decision Conference.
- Associate Editor, IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems I: Regular Papers (2007-2009).
- Associate Editor, IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems II: Express Briefs (2006-2008).
- Associate Editor serving on the IEEE Control Systems Society Conference Editorial Board (2005-2006).

## Teaching Honors

- 2014 Sharp Outstanding Teaching Award, ISE Department, University of Illinois.
- 2006 Excellence in Teaching Award, General Engineering Department, University of Illinois.

## Research Honors

- 2017 Friedrich Wilhelm Bessel Research Award, Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, Germany.
- 2009 Arnold O. Beckman Research Award, University of Illinois.
- 2009 Xerox Award for Faculty Research, College of Engineering, University of Illinois.
- 2008 Alexander von Humboldt Research Fellowship Award (duration 2008-2010), Bonn, Germany.

## Courses Taught

- ECE 489 - Robot Dynamics and Control
- ECE 528 - Analysis of Nonlinear Systems
- GE 420 - Digital Control Systems
- GE 520 - Analysis of Nonlinear Systems
- ME 446 - Robot Dynamics and Control
- ME 546 - Analysis of Nonlinear Systems
- SE 420 - Digital Control Systems
- SE 422 - Robot Dynamics and Control
- SE 525 - Control of Complex Systems

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