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Ran Dai

  • NetJets Assistant Professor, Mechanical & Aerospace Engr
  • 201 W. 19th Ave
    Columbus, OH 43210

Chapters

2017

  • Sun, C.; Dai, R.. 2017. "Topology Design and Identification for Dynamic Networks."
  • 2017. "Topology Design and Identiļ¬cation for Dynamic Networks." In Cooperative Control of Multi-agent Systems: Theory and Applications, edited by Wang, Y.; Garcia, E.; Casbeer, D.; Zhang, F.,

2016

  • 2016. "Distributed Estimation for Spatial Rigid Motion Based on Dual Quaternion." In Multisensor Attitude Estimation: Fundamental Concepts and Applications, edited by Fourati, H.; Belkhiat, D.E.C.,

Journal Articles

2018

  • Zu, Y.; Lee, U.; Dai, R., 2018, "Distributed estimation for spatial rigid motion based on dual quaternions." Optimal Control Applications and Methods 39, no. 4, 1371-1392 - 1371-1392.
  • Zu, Y.; Liu, C.; Dai, R.; Sharma, A. et al., 2018, "Real-time energy-efficient traffic control via convex optimization." Transportation Research Part C: Emerging Technologies 92, 119-136 - 119-136.
  • Sun, C.; Dai, R.; Mesbahi, M., 2018, "Weighted Network Design with Cardinality Constraints via Alternating Direction Method of Multipliers." IEEE Transactions on Control of Network Systems 5, no. 4, 2073-2084 - 2073-2084.

2017

  • Sun, C.; Liu, Y.C.; Dai, R.; Grymin, D., 2017, "Two approaches for path planning of unmanned aerial vehicles with avoidance zones." Journal of Guidance, Control, and Dynamics 40, no. 8, 2076-2083 - 2076-2083.
  • Sun, C.; Dai, R., 2017, "Rank-constrained optimization and its applications." Automatica 82, 128-136 - 128-136.
  • Kaplan, A.; Kingry, N.; Uhing, P.; Dai, R., 2017, "Time-Optimal Path Planning with Power Schedules for a Solar-Powered Ground Robot." IEEE Transactions on Automation Science and Engineering 14, no. 2, 1235-1244 - 1235-1244.
  • Zu, Y.; Dai, R., 2017, "Distributed path planning for building evacuation guidance." Cyber-Physical Systems 3, 1-21 - 1-21.

2015

  • Dai, R.; Sun, C., 2015, "Path Planning of Spatial Rigid Motion with Constrained Attitude." JOURNAL OF GUIDANCE CONTROL AND DYNAMICS 38, no. 8, 1356-1365 - 1356-1365.

2013

  • Dai, R.; Maximoff, J.; Mesbahi, M., 2013, "Optimal Trajectory Generation for Establishing Connectivity in Proximity Networks." IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON AEROSPACE AND ELECTRONIC SYSTEMS 49, no. 3, 1968-1981 - 1968-1981.
  • Dai, R.; Mesbahi, M., 2013, "Optimal power generation and load management for off-grid hybrid power systems with renewable sources via mixed-integer programming." ENERGY CONVERSION AND MANAGEMENT 73, 234-244 - 234-244.

2012

  • Zelazo, D.; Dai, R.; Mesbahi, M., 2012, "An energy management system for off-grid power systems." Energy Systems 3, 153-179 - 153-179.

2011

  • Liu, H.; Chen, Y.; Strickland, F.L.; Dai, R. et al., 2011, "System development and application of Taylor Kriging metamodeling." ENGINEERING COMPUTATIONS 28, no. 3-4, 220-241 - 220-241.

2010

  • Dai, R.; Cochran, J.E., 2010, "Path Planning and State Estimation for Unmanned Aerial Vehicles in Hostile Environments." JOURNAL OF GUIDANCE CONTROL AND DYNAMICS 33, no. 2, 595-601 - 595-601.

2009

  • Dai, R.; Cochran, J.E., 2009, "Wavelet Collocation Method for Optimal Control Problems." JOURNAL OF OPTIMIZATION THEORY AND APPLICATIONS 143, no. 2, 265-278 - 265-278.

Papers in Proceedings

2019

  • Sun, C.; Dai, R. "Distributed Optimization for Convex Mixed-Integer Programs based on Projected Subgradient Algorithm." (1 2019).
  • You, S.; Wan, C.; Dai, R. "A Complementary Cutting Plane Approach for Nonconvex Quadratically Constrained Quadratic Programs." (1 2019).

2018

  • Wan, C.; Kingry, N.; Dai, R. "Design and autonomous control of a solar-power blimp." (1 2018).
  • Sun, C.; Dai, R. "An Efficient Module Detection Algorithm for Large-Scale Complex Networks." (8 2018).

2017

  • Sun, C.; Dai, R. "A decomposition method for nonconvex quadratically constrained quadratic programs." (6 2017).
  • Kingry, N.; Liu, Y.C.; Martinez, M.; Simon, B. et al. "Mission planning for a multi-robot team with a solar-powered charging station." (12 2017).

2016

  • Kaplan, A.; Kingry, N.; Van Den Top, J.; Patel, K. et al. "Motion planning for persistent Traveling solar-powered unmanned ground vehicles." (11 2016).
  • Sun, C.; Dai, R.; Lu, P. "Solving polynomial optimal control problems via iterative convex optimization." (1 2016).
  • Zu, Y.; Dai, R.; Dong, J. "Convex optimization for energy-efficient traffic control." (12 2016).

2015

  • Sun, C.; Dai, R. "An Iterative Approach to Rank Minimization Problems." in 54th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (CDC). (1 2015).
  • Sun, C.; Dai, R. "Identification of Network Topology via Quadratic Optimization." in American Control Conference. (1 2015).
  • Dai, R.; Dong, J.; Sharma, A. "Distributed Traffic Control For Reduced Fuel Consumption and Travel Time in Transportation Networks." in European Control Conference (ECC). (1 2015).
  • Kaplan, A.; Uhing, P.; Kingry, N.; Dai, R. "Integrated Path Planning and Power Management for Solar-Powered Unmanned Ground Vehicles." in IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA). (1 2015).

2014

  • Hosseini, S.; Dai, R.; Mesbahi, M. "Power Management of Cooling Systems with Dynamic Pricing." in American Control Conference. (1 2014).
  • Dai, R. "Three-Dimensional Aircraft Path Planning based on Nonconvex Quadratic Optimization." in American Control Conference. (1 2014).
  • Zu, Y.; Sun, C.; Dai, R. "Distributed Estimation for Spatial Rigid Motion Based on Dual Quaternions." in 53rd IEEE Annual Conference on Decision and Control (CDC). (1 2014).

2013

  • Panyakeow, P.; Dai, R.; Mesbahi, M. "Optimal Trajectory for Network Establishment of Remote UAVs." in American Control Conference (ACC). (1 2013).
  • Dai, R. "Path Planning of Solar-Powered Unmanned Aerial Vehicles at Low Altitude." in IEEE 56th International Midwest Symposium on Circuits and Systems (MWSCAS). (1 2013).

2012

  • Dai, R.; Maximoff, J.; Mesbahi, M. "Establishing Connectivity in Proximity Networks." in American Control Conference (ACC). (1 2012).
  • Dai, R.; Lee, U.; Hosseini, S.; Mesbahi, M. "Optimal Path Planning for Solar-Powered UAVs based on Unit Quaternions." in 51st IEEE Annual Conference on Decision and Control (CDC). (1 2012).

2011

  • Dai, R.; Mesbahi, M.; IEEE, "Optimal Topology Design for Dynamic Networks." (1 2011).
  • Dai, R.; Lee, U.; Mesbahi, M. "DISTRIBUTED ORBIT DETERMINATION VIA ESTIMATION CONSENSUS." in 21st AAS/AIAA Space Flight Mechanics Meeting. (1 2011).
  • Dai, R.; Mesbahi, M. "Optimal topology design for dynamic networks." (1 2011).
  • Dai, R.; Mesbahi, M. "Optimal Topology Design for Dynamic Networks." in 50th IEEE Conference of Decision and Control (CDC)/European Control Conference (ECC). (1 2011).

2009

  • Dai, R.; Cochran, J.E. "Three-dimensional trajectory optimization in constrained airspace." (1 2009).
  • Dai, R.; Cochran, J.E. "Three-Dimensional Trajectory Optimization in Constrained Airspace." in AIAA 45th Aerospace Sciences Meeting and Exhibit. (3 2009).
  • Dai, R.; Jr, C.J.E. "Three-Dimensional Trajectory Optimization in Constrained Airspace." (1 2009).
  • Dai, R.; Jr, C.J.E.; IEEE, "Path Planning for Multiple Unmanned Aerial Vehicles by Parameterized Cornu-Spirals." (1 2009).
  • Dai, R.; Cochran, J.E. "Path Planning for Multiple Unmanned Aerial Vehicles by Parameterized Cornu-Spirals." in American Control Conference 2009. (1 2009).
  • Dai, R.; Cochran, J.E. "Path planning for multiple unmanned aerial vehicles by parameterized cornu-spirals." (1 2009).