William C. Messner
Department Chair and Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering
John R. Beaver Professor
W. Messner, editor, Autonomous Vehicles: Technologies that
Matter, an SAE/AUVSI publication, 2014.
Selected Journal Publications
- W. Messner, R. Shepherd, S. Kim, B.
Trimmer, Energy for Biomimetic Robots: Challenges and Solution,
Soft Robotics, 1(2): 106-109.
doi:10.1089/soro.2014.1501, June 2014.
- L. Gonzalez, W.C. Ruder, P.R. LeDuc, and W.C.
Messner, "Controlling Magnetotactic Bacteria through an
Integrated Nanofabricated Metallic Island and Optical Microscope
Approach," Scientific Reports, doi:10.1038/srep04104,
- J.D. Taylor, and W. Messner, "Controller
design for nonlinear systems using the Contoured Robust
Controller Bode plot," Int. J. Robust. Nonlinear Control
(2013). DOI: 10.1002/rnc.3049, Aug 2013.
- Y. Kim, P. LeDuc, and W. Messner, "Modeling
and control of a nonlinear mechanism for high performance
microfluidic systems," IEEE Transactions on Control Systems
Technology, v. 21, n. 1, p. 203-211, Jan 2013.
- Cherubini, C. Chung, W. Messner, and R.
Moheimani, "Control Methods in Data Storage Systems," IEEE
Transactions on Control Systems Technology, v. 20, n. 2,
pt. 1, p. 296-322, Mar 2012.
- T. Atsumi, and W. Messner, "Modified Bode
Plots for Robust Performance in SISO Systems with Structured and
Unstructured Uncertainties," IEEE Transactions on Control
Systems Technology, v. 20, n. 2, pt. 1, p. 356-368, Mar
- Y. Kim, W. Messner, and P. LeDuc,
"Disruptive microfluidics: From life sciences to world health to
energy," Disruptive Science and Technology, v. 1, n. 1,
p. 41-53. Feb. 2012.
- P.R. LeDuc, W.C. Messner, J.P. Wikswo, "How
Do Control-Based Approaches Enter into Biology?" Annual
Review of Biomedical Engineering, DOI:
10.1146/annurev-bioeng-071910-124651. 17 May 2011.
- Y. Kim, K. Pekkan, W. C. Messner, and P. R.
LeDuc, "Three-Dimensional Chemical Profile Manipulation using
Two-Dimensional Autonomous Microfluidic Control," Journal of
the American Chemical Society (JACS), 132(4), 1339-1347,
- Y. Kim, B. Kuczenski, P. LeDuc, and W. Messner,
"Modulation of Fluidic Resistance and Capacitance for Long-Term,
High-Speed Feedback Control of a Microfluidic Interface,"
Lab on a Chip, v 9, n. 17, 2603-9, June 2009.
- K.E. Kasza, G.H. Koenderink, Y.C. Lin, C.P. Broedersz,
W. Messner, F. Nakamura, T.P. Stossel, F.C.
MacKintosh, D.A. Weitz, "Nonlinear elasticity of stiff
biopolymers connected by flexible linkers," Physical Review
E (Statistical, Nonlinear, and Soft Matter Physics), v 79,
n 4, Apr 2009. p 041928 (5 pp.).
- M. La Civita, G. Papageorgiou, W. Messner,
and T. Kanade, "Design and Testing of a High- Bandwidth H∞ Loop
Shaping Controller for a Robotic Helicopter." AIAA Journal
of Guidance, Control, and Dynamics, v. 29, n. 2.
March-April 2006, p 485-94.