Journal Publications (* denotes research assistants advised or co-advised by C. Woolsey.)

  1. “Flight control of biomimetic air vehicles using vibrational control and averaging,” S. Tahmasian* and C. A. Woolsey. [In review]
  2. “Optimal paths in still air for a sailplane with a quadratic glide polar,” A. Wolek* and C. A. Woolsey. [In review]
  3. “Time-optimal path planning for a kinematic car with variable speed,” A. Wolek*, E. M. Cliff, and C. A. Woolsey. AIAA Journal of Guidance, Control, and Dynamics (In press.)
  4. “Fuel/time optimal relative trajectories for a satellite near a perturbed, elliptical orbit,” A. Rogers*, C. A. Woolsey, J. Black, and R. McGwier. AIAA Journal of Spacecraft and Rockets (In press.)
  5. “On averaging and input optimization of high-frequency mechanical control systems,” S. Tahmasian*, D. W. Allen*, and C. A. Woolsey. Journal of Vibration and Control (In press.)
  6. “Energy-optimal paths for a glider with speed and load factor controls,” A. Wolek*, E. M. Cliff, and C. A. Woolsey. AIAA Journal of Guidance, Control, and Dynamics (In press.)
  7. “Geometric control approach to longitudinal stability of flapping flight,” H. Taha, C. A. Woolsey, and M. Hajj. AIAA Journal of Guidance, Control, and Dynamics (In press.)
  8. “Exploring the oceans of Europa with biologically-inspired underwater vehicles,” D. W. Allen*, M. C. Jones*, L. S. McCue, W. B. Moore, M. Philen, and C. A. Woolsey. Journal of the British Interplanetary Society  68, pp. 251-264, August 2015.
  9. “Geometric control of a flapping plate,” H. E. Taha and C.A. Woolsey. J. Vibration and Control 21(11):2124–2133, August 2015.
  10. “A control design method for underactuated mechanical systems using high frequency inputs,” S. Tahmasian* and C. A. Woolsey. ASME Journal of Dynamic Systems, Measurement, and Control 137(7), July 2015
  11. “Feasible Dubins paths in the presence of unknown, unsteady velocity disturbances,” A. Wolek* and C. A. Woolsey. AIAA Journal of Guidance, Control, and Dynamics 38(4), pp. 782-786, April 2015.
  12. “The need for higher-order averaging in the stability analysis of hovering, flapping-wing flight”, H. Taha, S. Tahmasian*, C. A. Woolsey, A. Nayfeh, and M. Hajj. Bioinspiration and Biomimetics 10(1), February 2015. (Paper selected as one of the Bioinspiration & Biomimetics “Highlights” for 2015.)
  13. “Integration and testing of a surface plasmon resonance sensor with a small unmanned aerial vehicle,” M. Palframan*, H. Gruszewski, D. Schmale, III, and C. A. Woolsey. J. Unmanned Vehicle Systems 2, pp. 103–118, October 2014.
  14. “Dynamics of underwater gliders in currents,” S. Fan* and C. A. Woolsey. Ocean Engineering  84, pp. 249–258, July 2014.
  15. “Stabilization of flapping-wing micro-air vehicles in gust environments,” M. Bhatia, M. Patil, C. A. Woolsey, B. Stanford and P. Beran. AIAA Journal of Guidance, Control, and Dynamics 37(2):592-607, March 2014.
  16. “An efficient motion control system for underwater gliders,” N. Mahmoudian* and C. Woolsey. Nonlinear Engineering: Modeling and Application.  Vol. 2, pp. 63-77, 2013.
  17. “Elements of underwater glider performance and stability,” S. Fan* and C. Woolsey. Marine Technology Society Journal, 47(3), pp. 81-98, May/June 2013.
  18. “Modeling, identification, and control of an unmanned surface vehicle,” C. Sonnenburg* and C. A. Woolsey. Journal of Field Robotics, 30(3), pp. 371-398, May/June 2013.
  19. “Vehicle motion in currents,” P. Thomasson and C. A. Woolsey. IEEE Journal of Oceanic Engineering, 38(2), pp. 226-242, April 2013.
  20. “UAV coordination on smooth convex loops in wind” L. Techy*, D. Paley, and C. A. Woolsey. AIAA Journal of Guidance, Control, and Dynamics, 33(6), pp. 1946-1951, November-December 2010.
  21. “Backstepping for synchronization of nonlinear dynamical systems,” K. Listmann, J. Adamy, and C. A. Woolsey.  Automatisierungstechnik, pp. 425-434, August 2010.
  22. “Coordinated aerobiological sampling of a plant pathogen in the lower atmosphere using two autonomous unmanned aerial vehicles,” L. Techy*, D. Schmale, III, and C. A. Woolsey.  Journal of Field Robotics  27(3), pp. 335–343, May/June 2010.
  23. “Fast estimation for range identification in the presence of unknown motion parameters,” L. Ma*, C. Cao, N. Hovakimyan, C. Woolsey, and W. Dixon. IMA Journal of Applied Mathematics, 75(2), pp. 165-189, February 2010.
  24. “Approximate analytical turning conditions for underwater gliders and implications for path planning,” N. Mahmoudian*, J. Geisbert*, and C. Woolsey.  IEEE Journal of Oceanic Engineering 35(1), pp. 131-143, January 2010.
  25. “Minimum-time path planning for unmanned aerial vehicles in steady uniform winds,” L. Techy* and C. A. Woolsey. AIAA Journal of Guidance, Control, and Dynamics, 32(6), pp. 1736-1746, November-December 2009.
  26. “Cross-track control of a slender, underactuated AUV using potential shaping,” C. A. Woolsey and L. Techy*. Ocean Engineering: Special Issue on AUVs 36(1), pp. 82-91, January 2009.
  27. “Planar flow model identification for improved navigation of small AUVs,” J. Petrich, C. A. Woolsey, and D. J. Stilwell.  Ocean Engineering: Special Issue on AUVs. 36(1), pp. 119-131, January 2009.
  28. “Global directional control of a slender AUV,” H.-Y. Kim* and C. A. Woolsey.  AIAA Journal of Guidance, Control, and Dynamics  30(1), pp. 255-259, January-February 2007.
  29.  “Exploring Titan with autonomous, buoyancy-driven gliders,” M. Morrow*, C. A. Woolsey, and G. Hagerman.  Journal of the British Interplanetary Society 59(1), pp. 27-34, January 2006.
  30. “Backstepping control of an SMA-actuated robotic arm,” M. H. Elahinia, J. Koo, M. Ahmadian, and C. A. Woolsey.  Journal of Vibration and Control 11(3), pp. 407-429, March 2005.
  31. “Reduced Hamiltonian dynamics for a rigid body/mass particle system,” C. Woolsey.  AIAA Journal of Guidance, Control, and Dynamics 28(1), pp. 131-138, January-February 2005.
  32. “Controlled Lagrangian systems with gyroscopic forcing and dissipation,” C. Woolsey, C. K. Reddy*, A. M. Bloch, D. E. Chang, N. E. Leonard, J. E. Marsden.  European Journal of Control (Special Issue on Lagrangian and Hamiltonian Methods for Nonlinear Control) 10(5), pp. 478-496, December 2004.
  33. “Stabilizing underwater vehicle motion using internal rotors,” C. Woolsey and N. E. Leonard. Automatica, 38(12), pp. 2053-2062, December 2002.
  34. “The equivalence of controlled Lagrangian and controlled Hamiltonian systems,” D. E. Chang, A. M. Bloch, N. E. Leonard, J. E. Marsden, and C. Woolsey Control, Optimisation, and Calculus of Variations (Special Issue Dedicated to J. L. Lions) 8, pp. 393-422, June 2002.
  35. “Transfer functions for acoustic emission transducers using laser interferometry,” L. J. Jacobs and C. Woolsey, Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 94 (6), pp. 3506-3508, December 1993.

Technical Reports

  1. “Design and Testing of a Pneumatically Propelled Underwater Glider for Shallow Water,” A. Wolek*, T. Gode*, C. A. Woolsey, J. Quenzer and K. A. Morgansen. VaCAS Technical Report No. VaCAS-2015-01.
  2. “Exploration of Under-ice Regions with Ocean Profiling Agents (EUROPA),” D. W. Allen*, M. Jones*, L. McCue, C. A. Woolsey, and W. B. Moore. VaCAS Technical Report No. VaCAS-2013-01.
  3. “Vehicle Dynamics in Currents,” C. Woolsey. VaCAS Technical Report No. VaCAS-2011-01.
  4. “Dynamics and Control of Underwater Gliders II: Motion Planning and Control,” N. Mahmoudian* and C. Woolsey. VaCAS Technical Report No. VaCAS-2010-02.
  5. “Control-Oriented Planar Motion Modeling of Unmanned Surface Vehicles,” C. Sonnenburg*, A. Gadre, D. Horner, S. Krageland, A. Marcus, D. J. Stilwell, and C. A. Woolsey. VaCAS Technical Report No. VaCAS-2010-01.
  6. “Long-Baseline Ranging System for Acoustic Underwater Localization of the Seaglider Underwater Glider,” L. Techy, K. A. Morgansen, and C. A. Woolsey. UWAA Technical Report No. UWAATR-2010-0001.
  7. “Optimal Control of an Undersea Glider in a Symmetric Pull-up,” R. Kraus*, E. Cliff, C. Woolsey, and J. Luby. VaCAS Technical Report No. VaCAS-2008-03.
  8. “Dynamics and Control of Underwater Gliders I: Steady Motions,” N. Mahmoudian*, J. Geisbert*, and C. Woolsey. VaCAS Technical Report No. VaCAS-2007-01. 

Conference Publications (Accepted on the basis of a full manuscript.)

  1. “Underwater vehicle depth and attitude regulation in plane progressive waves,” T. Battista*, C. A. Woolsey, L. McCue-Weil, E. Paterson, and F. Valentinis, Proc. Conference on Decision and Control, Kyoto, Japan, December 2015.
  2. “Nonlinear tracking of optimal maneuvers in spacecraft formations,” A. Rogers, R. McGwier, and C. A. Woolsey, Proc. American Control Conference, Chicago, IL, July 2015.
  3. “Underwater vehicle control and estimation in nonuniform currents,” S. Fan and C. A. Woolsey, Proc. American Control Conference, pp. 1402-1407, Washington, D.C., June 2013 (Invited Paper).
  4. “Control of underactuated nonlinear systems using high frequency input,” S. Tahmasian*, H. Taha, and C. A. Woolsey, Proc. American Control Conference, pp. 603-608, Washington, D.C., June 2013 (Invited Paper).
  5. “A geometric control approach for optimum maneuverability of flapping wing MAVs near hover,” H. Taha, C. A. Woolsey, and  M. Hajj, Proc. American Control Conference, pp. 597-602, Washington, D.C., June 2013 (Invited Paper).
  6. “Disturbance rejection in Dubins path planning,” A. Wolek* and C. A. Woolsey, Proc. American Control Conference, pp. 4873-4878, Montreal, Canada, June 2012.
  7. “Control of flapping wing micro-air vehicles using variable stiffness membrane wings,” L. Hale,* M. Patil, and C. A. Woolsey, Proc. American Control Conference, pp. 2521-2526, Montreal, Canada, June 2012.
  8. “Long-baseline acoustic localization of the Seaglider underwater glider,” L. Techy*, K. Morgansen, and C. A. Woolsey, Proc. American Control Conference, San Francisco, CA, July 2011.
  9. “Pose estimation from visual measurements using epipolar geometry,” M. J. Monda* and C. A. Woolsey, Proc. 49th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, pp. 1633-1638, Atlanta, GA, December 2010.
  10. “Planar path planning for flight vehicles in wind with turn rate and acceleration bounds,” L. Techy*, C. A. Woolsey, and K. Morgansen, International Conference on Robotics & Automation.  Anchorage, AK, May 2010.
  11. “UAV coordination on convex curves in wind: An environmental sampling application,” L. Techy*, D. A. Paley, and C. A. Woolsey, 2009 European Control Conference, pp. 4967-4972, Budapest, Hungary, August 2009.
  12. “Passivity-based coordination of multi-agent systems: A backstepping approach,” K. D. Listmann, C. A. Woolsey and J. Adamy, 2009 European Control Conference. , pp. 2450-2455, Budapest, Hungary, August 2009.
  13. “Estimation of an affine motion”, L. Ma*, C. Cao, N. Hovakimyan, C. Woolsey, and G. Hu, 2009 American Control Conference, pp. 5085 – 5090, St. Louis, MO, June 2009.
  14. “Underwater glider motion control,” N. Mahmoudian* and C. A. Woolsey, Proc. 47th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, pp. 552 – 557, Cancun, Mexico, December 2008.
  15. “Path planning for efficient UAV coordination in aerobiological sampling missions,” L. Techy*, C. A. Woolsey, D. G. Schmale III, Proc. 47th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, pp. 2814 - 2819, Cancun, Mexico, December 2008.
  16. “Optimal control for an underwater glider: Avoiding stall in a symmetric pull-up,” R. J. Kraus*, E. M. Cliff, J. C. Luby, and C. A. Woolsey. Proc. 18th International Symposium on Mathematical Theory of Networks and Systems,  Blacksburg, VA, August 2008 (Invited paper.)
  17. “L1 adaptive control of a UAV for aerobiological sampling,” J. Wang, V. Patel, C. A. Woolsey, N. Hovakimyan, and D. Schmale, III 2007 American Control Conference, pp. 4660-4665, New York, NY.
  18. “Nonlinear control of a novel two-link pendulum,” L. Techy*, C. K. Reddy*, C. A. Woolsey, C. Cao, and N. Hovakimyan 2007 American Control Conference, pp. 19-24, New York, NY.
  19. “Range identification in the presence of unknown motion parameters for perspective vision systems,” L. Ma*, C. Cao, N. Hovakimyan, W. E. Dixon, and C. A. Woolsey 2007 American Control Conference, pp. 972-977, New York, NY.
  20. “Directional control of a slender, underactuated AUV using potential shaping,” C. A. Woolsey Proc. 45th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, pp. 6826-6831, San Diego, CA, December 2006 (Invited paper.)
  21.  “Energy shaping for vehicles with point mass actuators,” C. K. Reddy* and C. A. Woolsey. Proc. 2006 American Control Conference,  pp. 4291-4296, Minneapolis, MN.
  22. “Directional control of a streamlined underwater vehicle by feedback passivation,” H.-Y. Kim* and C. Woolsey.  Proc. 2004 American Control Conference, pp. 2998-3003, Boston, MA.
  23. “Controlled Lagrangians with gyroscopic forcing: An experimental application,” K. Reddy*, W. Whitacre*,  and C. Woolsey.  Proc. 2004 American Control Conference, pp. 511-516, Boston, MA.
  24. “Passive and active attitude stabilization for a tow-fish,” C. Woolsey and A. Gargett.  Proc. 41st IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, pp. 2099-2104, Las Vegas, NV, December 2002.  (Invited paper.)
  25. “Hamiltonian attitude dynamics for a spacecraft with a point mass oscillator,” C. Woolsey.  Proc. 15th International Symposium on Mathematical Theory of Networks and Systems, Notre Dame, IN, August 2002. (Invited paper.)
  26. “Moving mass control for underwater vehicles,” C. Woolsey and N. E. Leonard.  Proc. 2002 American Control Conference. , pp. 2824-2829, Anchorage, AK, May 2002. (Invited paper.)
  27. “Dissipation and controlled Euler-Poincaré systems,” C. Woolsey, A. Bloch, N. E. Leonard, and J. Marsden. Proc. 40th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, pp. 3378-3383, Orlando, FL, December 2001.
  28. “Physical dissipation and the method of controlled Lagrangians,” C. Woolsey, A. Bloch, N. E. Leonard, and J. Marsden.  Proc. 2001 European Control Conference, pp. 2570-2575, Porto, Portugal, September 2001.
  29. “Modification of Hamiltonian structure to stabilize an underwater vehicle,” C. Woolsey and N. E. Leonard, Proc. IFAC Workshop on Lagrangian and Hamiltonian Methods for Nonlinear Control, pp. 185-186, Princeton, NJ, March 2000.
  30. “Asymptotic stabilization of Euler-Poincaré mechanical systems,” A. Bloch, D. Chang, N. E. Leonard, J. Marsden and C. Woolsey, Proc. IFAC Workshop on Lagrangian and Hamiltonian Methods for Nonlinear Control, pp. 56-61 Princeton, NJ, March 2000. (Invited paper.)
  31. “Global asymptotic stabilization of an underwater vehicle using internal rotors,” C. Woolsey and N. E. Leonard, Proc. 38th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, pp. 2527-2532, Phoenix, AZ, December 1999.
  32. “Underwater vehicle stabilization using internal rotors,” C. Woolsey and N. E. Leonard, Proc. 1999 American Control Conference, pp. 3417-3421, San Diego, CA, June 1999.
  33. “Internal actuation for intelligent underwater vehicle control,” N. E. Leonard and C. Woolsey, Proc. 10th Yale Workshop on Adaptive and Learning Systems, pp. 295-300, New Haven, CT, June 1998.  (Invited paper.)
  34. “Design and analysis of an underwater vehicle for controlled gliding,” J. Graver, J. Liu, C. Woolsey, and N. E. Leonard, Proc. 1998 Conference on Information Sciences and Systems, pp. 801-806, Princeton, NJ,  March 1998.

Conference Publications (Accepted on the basis of an abstract.)

  1. “Vibrational control of a 3-DOF damped mechanical system,” S. Tahmasian, F. Jafari, & C. A. Woolsey, Proc. Dynamic Systems and Control Conf., Minneapolis, MN, October 2016. [To appear.]
  2. “Lift and drag of flapping membrane wings at high angles of attack,” M. Zakaria, D. Allen, C. A. Woolsey, & M. Hajj, AIAA AVIATION, Washington, DC, June 2016.
  3. “Assessing system safety for an urban, tethered UAS,” L. E. Hale, C. Denham, R. Mooney, C. A. Woolsey, J. T. Luxhoj, & C. E. Mancini, AIAA AVIATION, Washington, DC, June 2016.
  4. “Control of an underwater vehicle in irregular waves,” T. Battista*, C. A. Woolsey, L. McCue-Weil, and E. Paterson.  Proc. MTS/IEEE OCEANS 2015, Washington, DC, October 2015.
  5. “Testing a pneumatic underwater glider and acoustic ranging system in shallow water,” A. Wolek*, T. Gode*, C. A. Woolsey, J. Quenzer, K. A. Morgansen.  Proc. MTS/IEEE OCEANS 2015, Washington, DC, October 2015.
  6. “Design and demonstration of a flexible matrix composite actuated flap in a UAV,”  E. B. Doepke, M. Heim*, K. Pyne*, A. Bialy*, M. Burns*, G. Mohan*, N. Beaty*, C. MacNeal*, C. Weit*, C. Kevorkian*, C. A. Woolsey, and M. Philen, ASME 2015 Conference on Smart Materials, Adaptive Structures and Intelligent Systems (SMASIS), September 2015.
  7. “A geometric control approach for the longitudinal flight stability of hovering insects/FWMAVs,” H. Taha, C. A. Woolsey, and M. Hajj, SciTech 2015, Orlando FL, January 2015.
  8. “Source localization for a turbulent plume model using Bayesian occupancy grid mapping,” H. Abdelghaffar, C. A. Woolsey, and H. A. Ali, SciTech 2015, Orlando FL, January 2015.
  9. “UAV source localization with high latency sensors in turbulent environments,” M. Palframan* and C. A. Woolsey , SciTech 2014, National Harbor, MD, January 2014.
  10. “Control of longitudinal flight of flapping wing micro air vehicles ,” S. Tahmasian*, C. A. Woolsey, and H. Taha, SciTech 2014, National Harbor, MD, January 2014.
  11. “Flight testing of a subscale aeroservoelastic aircraft ,” J. Oullette, M. Patil, and C. A. Woolsey , SciTech 2014, National Harbor, MD, January 2014. (Best Paper Award for Atmospheric Flight Mechanics.)
  12. “Design and implementation of aerobiological sampling system for real-time detection with a surface plasmon resonance equipped UAV ,” M. Palframan*, H. A. Gruszewski, D. Schmale, and C. A. Woolsey, Infotech@Aerospace 2013, Boston, MA, August 2013.
  13. “Design and evaluation of geometric nonlinearities using 5 meter Joined-Wing SensorCraft flight test article,” J. Richards, J. Garnand-Royo*, A. Suleman, R. Canfield, C. A. Woolsey, Structures, Structural Dynamics, and Materials Conference, April 8-11, 2013, Boston, MA.
  14. “Geometric control of a flapping device in a uniform flow, “ H. Taha, C. Woolsey and S. Tahmasian, AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting, January 7-10, 2013, Dallas, TX.
  15. “A maneuverable pneumatic underwater glider” A. Wolek*, J. Burns*, C. A. Woolsey, J. Quenzer, L. Techy, and K. Morgansen.  Proc. MTS/IEEE OCEANS 2012, October 14-19, 2012, Virginia Beach, VA.
  16. “Stability and performance of underwater gliders” S. Fan, A. Wolek* and C. A. Woolsey.  Proc. MTS/IEEE OCEANS 2012, October 14-19, 2012, Virginia Beach, VA.
  17. “An experimental comparison of USV trajectory tracking control laws” C. Sonnenburg and C. A. Woolsey.  Proc. MTS/IEEE OCEANS 2012, October 14-19, 2012, Virginia Beach, VA.
  18. “Guidance and control of an unmanned surface vehicle exhibiting sternward motion” A. Gadre, S. Du, C. Sonnenburg, D. J. Stilwell, and C. A. Woolsey.  Proc. MTS/IEEE OCEANS 2012, October 14-19, 2012, Virginia Beach, VA.
  19. “LQR controller for stabilization of flapping wing MAV in gust environments ,” M. Bhatia, M. Patil, and C. A. Woolsey, 2012 AIAA Atmospheric Flight Mechanics Conference, Minneapolis, MN, August 2012.
  20. “Airworthiness Evaluation of a Scaled Joined-Wing Aircraft,” J. Richards, T.Aarons, J. Garnand-Royo*, A. Suleman, R. A. Canfield, and C. A. Woolsey, Structures, Structural Dynamics, and Materials Conference, Honolulu, HI, April 2012.
  21. “Design for flight test of a scaled joined wing SensorCraft,” J. Richards, T. Aarons*, A. Suleman, R. A. Canfield, C. Woolsey, N. Lindsley, and M. Blair, Structures, Structural Dynamics, and Materials Conference, Denver, CO, April 2011.
  22.  “Control-oriented planar motion modeling of unmanned surface vehicles,” C. Sonnenburg*, A. Gadre, D. Horner, S. Kragelund, D. J. Stilwell, and C. A. Woolsey, MTS/IEEE OCEANS 2010, Seattle, WA
  23. “Developmental flight testing of the SPAARO UAV,” M. C. Cotting, A. Wolek, J. F. Murtha, and C. A. Woolsey, 48th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting and Exposition, Orlando, FL, January 2010.
  24. “Monitoring the spread of a plant pathogen in the lower atmosphere using unmanned aerial vehicles and a buoyancy-controlled weather balloon,” L. Techy, D. Schmale, & C. Woolsey, SAE AeroTech Congress & Exhibition, Seattle, WA, October 2009.
  25. “Optimal underwater glider trajectories in depth-varying currents,” R. J. Kraus, C. A. Woolsey, and E. M. Cliff.  Proc. 2009 Int. Symp. on Unmanned Untethered Submersible Technology, Durham, NH, August 2009.
  26. “Underwater glider path planning for efficient oceanographic sampling,” N. Mahmoudian and C. A. Woolsey.  Proc. 2009 Int. Symp. on Unmanned Untethered Submersible Technology, Durham, NH, August 2009.
  27. “Subsurface and surface sensing for autonomous navigation in a riverine environment,” A. Gadre, S. Kragelund, T. Masek, D. Stilwell, C. A. Woolsey, and D. Horner.  Proc. AUVSI Unmanned Systems North America, August 10-13. 2009, Washington, DC
  28. “The educational impact of creating a new UAV for curriculum enhancement,” J. F. Murtha*, M. C. Cotting*, A. Wolek*, T. Aarons*, and C. A. Woolsey, 2009 AIAA Atmospheric Flight Mechanics Conference, Chicago, IL, August 2009. (AIAA-2009-5851)
  29. “Examples of augmentation of an atmospheric flight mechanics curriculum using UAVs,” M. C. Cotting*, J. F. Murtha*, L. Techy*, and C. A. Woolsey, 2009 AIAA Atmospheric Flight Mechanics Conference, Chicago, IL, August 2009.  (AIAA 2009 5852)
  30. “Coordinated perimeter patrol with minimum-time alert response,” D. Paley, L. Techy* and C. A. Woolsey, AIAA Guidance, Navigation, and Control Conference, Chicago, IL, August 2009.  (Invited paper; AIAA-2009-6210)
  31. “Analysis of feedforward-feedback control design for underwater gliders based on slowly varying systems theory,” N. Mahmoudian* and C. A. Woolsey, AIAA Guidance, Navigation, and Control Conference, Chicago, IL, August 2009.  (AIAA-2009-5755)
  32. “Trajectory tracking for high aspect-ratio flying wings,” B. Raghavan, M. J. Patil, and C. A. Woolsey, 2008 AIAA Atmospheric Flight Mechanics Conference, Honolulu, HI, August 2008 (AIAA-2008-6372)
  33. “Steady turns and optimal paths for underwater gliders,” N. Mahmoudian*, J. Geisbert*, and C. A. Woolsey, AIAA Guidance, Navigation, and Control Conference, Hilton Head Island, SC, August 2007 (AIAA-2007-6602)
  34. “Ground target localization and tracking in a riverine environment from a UAV with a gimbaled camera,” M. J. Monda*, C. A. Woolsey , and C. K. Reddy*,  AIAA Guidance, Navigation, and Control Conference, Hilton Head Island, SC, August 2007 (AIAA-2007-6747)
  35. “Rapid motion estimation of a target moving with time-varying velocity,” V. N. Dobrokhodov, I. I. Kaminer, K. D. Jones, I. Kitsios, C. Cao, L. Ma*, N. Hovakimyan, and C. A. Woolsey, AIAA Guidance, Navigation, and Control Conference, Hilton Head Island, SC, August 2007 (AIAA-2007-6746)
  36. “Development of a vision-based guidance law for tracking a moving target,” L. Ma*, C. Cao, N. Hovakimyan, C. A. Woolsey, V. N. Dobrokhodov, and I. I. Kaminer, AIAA Guidance, Navigation, and Control Conference, Hilton Head Island, SC, August 2007 (AIAA-2007-6744)
  37. “Flight test bed for visual tracking of small UAVs,” L. Ma*, V. Stepanyan, C. Cao, I. Faruque*, C. A. Woolsey, and N. Hovakimyan. Proc. 2006 AIAA Guidance, Navigation, and Control Conference,  Aug. 21-24, Keystone, CO. (AIAA-2006-6609)
  38. “Identification of a low-complexity flow field model for AUV applications,” J. Petrich*, C. A. Woolsey, and D. J. Stilwell.  Proc. MTS/IEEE OCEANS 2005, September 19-23, 2005, Washington, DC
  39. “A low-speed control module for a streamlined AUV,” C. Nickell*, C. A. Woolsey, and D. J. Stilwell.  Proc. MTS/IEEE OCEANS 2005, September 19-23, 2005, Washington, DC
  40. “Control design and stability analysis for a two-stage towing system,” E. Schuch*, A. Linklater*, N. Lambeth*, and C. A. Woolsey.  Proc. MTS/IEEE OCEANS 2005, September 19-23, 2005, Washington, DC
  41. “Adaptive output feedback control of a spheroidal underactuated underwater vehicle,” V. Stepanyan, N. Hovakimyan, and C. A. Woolsey.  Proc. MTS/IEEE OCEANS 2005, September 19-23, 2005, Washington, DC
  42. “Model-based nonlinear control of an SMA-actuated robotic arm,” M. H. Elahinia, J. Koo, C. Woolsey and M. Ahmadian.  ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress, November 13-19, 2004, Anaheim, CA.
  43. “Model-based nonlinear control of an SMA-actuated robotic arm: An experimental study,” J. Koo, M. H. Elahinia, M. Ahmadian, and C. Woolsey.  Tenth Conference on Nonlinear Vibrations, Stability, and Dynamics of Structures, July 25-29, 2004, Blacksburg, VA.
  44. “An experimental platform for validating internal actuator control strategies,” C. Schultz* and C. Woolsey.  Proc. 1st IFAC Workshop on Guidance & Control of Underwater Vehicles, pp. 209-214, Newport, South Wales, U.K. 2003.
  45. “Assessing conceptual knowledge in an engineering course: Four case studies,” M. Allen, W. Devenport, J. Wang, and C. Woolsey.  AIAA Paper 2003-949, Proc. 41st AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting.