Publications (by topic)
Topics:
This is a selected listing, and a few papers appear under more than one category.
System Identification
M. Khosravi, M. Yin, A. Iannelli, A. Parsi, and R.S. Smith,
“LowComplexity Identification by Sparse Hyperparameter Estimation,” in Proc. IFAC Control World Congress, Berlin, Germany, July, 2020.
M. Yin, A. Iannelli, M. Khosravi, A. Parsi, and R.S. Smith,
“Linear TimePeriodic System Identification with Grouped Atomic Norm Regularization,” in Proc. IFAC Control World Congress, Berlin, Germany, July, 2020.
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M. Khosravi, A. Iannelli, M. Yin, A. Parsi, and R.S. Smith,
“Regularized System Identification: A Hierarchical Bayesian Approach,” in Proc. IFAC Control World Congress, Berlin, Germany, July, 2020.
A. Iannelli, M.S. Baumann, S. Balula, and R.S. Smith,
“Experiments and Identification of Thermoacoustic Instabilities with the Rijke Tube,” in Proc. Conf. Control Technology & Applications, pp. 757–763, Montreal, Canada, Aug., 2020.
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Y. Stürz, L. Affolter, and R.S. Smith,
“Parameter identification of the KUKA LBR iiwa robot including constraints on physical feasibility,” in Proc. IFAC Control World Congress, IFAC PapersOnLine, Vol 50, No. 1, pp. 6863–6868, July, 2017.
R.S. Smith and J.C. Doyle, “Closed Loop Relay Estimation of Uncertainty Bounds for Robust Control Models,” Proc. IFAC Control World Congress, Vol. 9, pp. 57–60, Sydney, Australia, July, 1993.
R.S. Smith and J. Doyle. “Towards a Methodology for Robust Parameter Identification,” Proc. American Control Conf., Vol. 3, pp. 2394–2399, 1990.
Stochastic feedback
Building control

M. Brandes, H. Cai, J. Vivian, L. Croci, P. Heer, R.S. Smith,
“Datadriven modeling of heat pumps and thermal storage units for MPC,”
CISBAT, Lausanne, Switzerland, in J. of Physics: Conf. Series, Vol. 2600(3), no. 032008, 2023.
F. Bünning, B. Huber, A. Schalbetter, A. Aboudonia, M. Hudoba de Badyn, P. Heer, R.S. Smith, and J. Lygeros,
“Physicsinformed linear regression is competitive with two machine learning methods in residential building MPC,” Applied Energy, Vol. 310, pp. 118491, 2022.

F. Bünning, J. Warrington, P. Heer, R.S. Smith, and J. Lygeros,
“Frequency regulation with heat pumps using robust MPC with affine policies,” in Proc. IFAC Control World Congress, Berlin, Germany, July, 2020.
M. Khosravi, A. Eichler, N. Schmid, P. Heer, and R.S. Smith,
“Controller Tuning by Bayesian Optimization; An Application to a Heat Pump,” in Proc. European Control Conf., Napoli, Italy, pp. 1467–1472, June, 2019.
M. Khosravi, A. Eichler, A. Aboudonia, R. Buck, and R.S. Smith,
“DataDriven Predictive Control of Buildings; A Regression Based Approach,” in Proc. Conf. Control Technology & Applications, Hong Kong, pp. 605–610, Aug., 2019.
F. Bünning, P. Heer, R.S. Smith, and J. Lygeros,
“Sensitivity analysis of datadriven building energy demand forecasts,” CISBAT, Lausanne, Switzerland, in J. Phys.; Conf. Series, Vol. 1343, no. 012062, Sept., 2019.
M. Khosravi, N. Schmid, A. Eichler, P. Heer, and R.S. Smith,
“Machine learningbased modeling and controller tuning of a heat pump,” CISBAT, Lausanne, Switzerland, in J. Phys.; Conf. Series, Vol. 1343, no. 012065, Sept., 2019.
F. Bünning, A. Bollinger, P. Heer, R.S. Smith, and J. Lygeros,
“Empirical validation of a datadriven heating demand simulation with error correction methods,” in Proc. Building Simulation 2019: 16th Conf. of IBPSA, Rome, Italy, Sept., 2019.
M. Gwerder, S. Boetschi, D. Gyalistras, C. Sagerschnig, D. Sturzenegger, R. Smith, and B. Illi,
“Integrated predictive rulebased control of a Swiss office building,” CLIMA, Prague, June 2013.
Energy hubs and systems

M. Yin, H. Cai, A. Gattiglio, F. Khayatian, R.S. Smith, P. Heer,
“Datadriven predictive control for demand side management: Theoretical and experimental results,”
Applied Energy, Vol. 353 (Part A), pp. 122101, 2024.

N. Lefebure, M. Khosravi, M. Hudoba de Badyn, F. Bünning, J. Lygeros, C. Jones, and R.S. Smith,
“Distributed model predictive control of buildings and energy hubs,” Energy & Buildings, Vol. 259, pp. 111806, 2022.
B. Flamm, A. Eichler, R.S. Smith, and J. Lygeros,
“Price arbitrage using variableefficiency energy storage,” CISBAT, Lausanne, Switzerland, in J. Phys.; Conf. Series, Vol. 1343, no. 012060, Sept., 2019.
M. Jonin, M. Khosravi, A. Eichler, W. Villasmil, P. Schuetz, C.N. Jones, and R.S. Smith,
“Exergybased model predictive control for design and control of a seasonal thermal energy storage system,” CISBAT, Lausanne, Switzerland, in J. Phys.; Conf. Series, Vol. 1343, no. 012066, Sept., 2019.
G. Darivianakis, A. Georghiou, A. Eichler, R.S. Smith, and J. Lygeros,
“Scalability through decentralization: a robust control approach for the energy management of a building community,” in Proc. IFAC Control World Congress, IFAC PapersOnLine, Vol. 50,
No. 1, pp. 14314–14319, July, 2017.
Covert attacks on networked control systems
Model predictive control
A. Parsi, D. Liu, A. Iannelli, and R. Smith,
“Dual Adaptive MPC using an exact setmembership reformulation,”
in Proc. IFAC World Congress, IFACPapersOnline, Vol. 56, No. 2, pp. 84578463, 2023.
F. Bünning, J. Warrington, P. Heer, R.S. Smith, and J. Lygeros,
“Frequency regulation with heat pumps using robust MPC with affine policies,” in Proc. IFAC Control World Congress, Berlin, Germany, July, 2020.
A. Parsi, A. Iannelli, M. Yin, M. Khosravi, and R.S. Smith,
“Robust Adaptive Model Predictive Control with WorstCase Cost,” in Proc. IFAC Control World Congress, Berlin, Germany, July, 2020.
G. Torrisi, S. Grammatico, A. Cortinovis, M. Mercangöz, Manfred Morari and Roy S. Smith,
“Model predictive approaches for active surge control in centrifugal compressors,” IEEE Trans. Control Systems Technology, Vol. 25, No. 6, pp. 1947–1960, 2017.
M. Tanaskovic, D. Sturzenegger, R.S. Smith, and M. Morari,
“Robust adaptive model predictive building climate control,” in Proc. IFAC Control World Congress, IFAC PapersOnLine, Vol 50, No. 1, pp. 18711876, July, 2017.
R. Smith, “Robust Model Predictive Control of Constrained Linear Systems,” Proc. American Control Conf., Vol. 1, pp. 245–250, June 2004.
Model validation
G. Dullerud and R. Smith, “A Nonlinear Functional Approach to LFT Model Validation,” Systems & Control Letters, Vol. 47, No. 1, pp. 1–11, 16 Sept. 2002.
C. Beck, R. Smith, HH. Lin, and M. Bloom, “On the Application of System Identification and Model Validation Methods for Reconstructing Multivariable Anaesthesia Response Models,” Proc. Conf. Control Applications,
pp. 784–790, Sept., 2000.
R. Smith, G. Dullerud and S. Miller, “Model validation for nonlinear feedback systems,” Proc. Conf. on Decision & Control, pp. 1232–1236, Dec. 2000.
R. Smith, G. Dullerud,
“Modeling and Validation of Nonlinear Feedback Systems,” in Robustness in Identification and Control, A. Garulli, A. Tesi, & A. Vicino (Eds.), SpringerVerlag, London, pp. 87–101, 1999.
R. Smith, A. Banaszuk and G. Dullerud, “Model Validation Approaches for Nonlinear Feedback Systems using Frequency Response Measurements,” Proc. Conf. on Decision & Control, pp. 1500–1504, Dec. 1999.
M. Newlin and R.S. Smith, “A Generalization of the Structured Singular Value and its Application to Model Validation,” IEEE Trans. Automatic Control, Vol. 43, No. 7, pp. 901–907, 1998.
Li Chen and R. Smith, “ClosedLoop Model Validation; Application to an Unstable Experimental System,”, Proc. American Control Conf., pp. 618–622, 1998.
Li Chen, R. Smith, and G. Dullerud, “A Linear Perturbation Model for a Nonlinear System Linearized at an Equilibrium Neighborhood,” Proc. Conf. on Decision & Control, pp. 4105–4106, Dec. 1998.
R.S. Smith, G. Dullerud, S. Rangan and K. Poolla, “Model Validation for Dynamically Uncertain Systems,” Math. Modelling of Systems, Vol. 3, No. 1, pp. 43–58, January, 1997.
G. Dullerud and R. Smith, “Invalidation Techniques for Assessing Linear Perturbation Models of Nonlinear Systems,” Proc. American Control Conf., Vol. 3 pp. 2078–2082, 1997.
Li Chen and R. Smith, “ClosedLoop Model Validation for an Inverted Pendulum Experiment via a Linear Matrix Inequality Approach,” Proc. Conf. on Decision & Control, pp. 2565–2566, 1997.
G. Dullerud and R. Smith, “A Continuous Time Extension Condition,” IEEE Trans. Automatic Control, Vol. 41, No. 5, pp. 738–742, 1996.
R.S. Smith and G. Dullerud, “ContinuousTime Control Model Validation using Finite Experimental Data,” IEEE Trans. Automatic Control, Vol. 41, No. 8,
pp. 1094–1105, Aug., 1996.
R. Smith and K. Poolla, “Recent Results on Model Validation,” J. Society Instrument & Control Engineers (SICE), Vol. 34, No. 3, pp. 176–181, March, 1995.
R.S. Smith, “Model Validation for Robust Control: An Experimental Process Control Application,” Automatica, Vol. 31, No. 11, pp. 1637–1647. 1995.
R.S. Smith and G. Dullerud, “Validation of Continuoustime Control Models by Finite Experimental Data,” Proc. American Control Conf., pp. 2549–2553, June, 1995.
R.S. Smith, “An Informal Review of Model Validation” in The Modeling of Uncertainty in Control Systems; Proceedings of the 1992 Santa Barbara Workshop, R.S. Smith and M. Dahleh (Eds), SpringerVerlag, Berlin, pp. 51–59, 1994.
R.S. Smith, “Model Validation and Identification for Systems in Hinfinity and l1,” Proc. American Control Conf., pp. 2852–2856, June, 1992.
R.S. Smith and J. Doyle. “Model Invalidation: A Connection between Robust Control and Identification,” Proc. American Control Conf., Vol. 2, pp. 1435–1440, 1989.
Robust control (\(H_{\infty}\), \(\mu\), and \(D\)\(K\) iteration)
N. Morse Thibeault and R. Smith, “Fundamental Limits in Robustness and Performance for Unstable, Underactuated Systems,” IEEE Trans. Automatic Control Vol. 46, No. 8, pp. 1265–1268, 2001.
R. Smith and A. Ahmed, “Robust Parametrically Varying Attitude Controller Designs for the X33 Vehicle,” AIAA Guidance Navigation & Control Conf., AIAA paper: 00–37073, Aug. 2000.
R.S. Smith, “On the Gap between the Structured Singular Value and its Convex Upper Bound,” IEEE Trans. Automatic Control, Vol. 42, No. 8, pp. 1176–1179, August 1997.
R.S. Smith, CC. Chu and J.L. Fanson, “The Design of \(H_{\infty}\) Controllers for an Experimental Noncollocated Flexible Structure Problem,” IEEE Trans. Control Systems Technology, Vol. 2, No. 2, pp. 101–109, June, 1994.
C. Kenney and R.S. Smith, “Review of ‘Uncertain Models for Robust Control’,” SIAM Review, Vol. 36, No. 1, pp. 127–128, 1994.
R.S. Smith, “An Alternative Characterization of the Structured Singular Value,” Proc. Conf. on Decision & Control, pp. 2149–2150, Dec., 1994.
R.S. Smith and J.C. Doyle, “Closed Loop Relay Estimation of Uncertainty Bounds for Robust Control Models,” Proc. IFAC Control World Congress, Vol. 9, pp. 57–60, Sydney, Australia, July, 1993.
G.J. Balas, A.K. Packard, J.C. Doyle, K. Glover, and R.S. Smith, “Development of Advanced Control Design Software for Researchers and Engineers,” Proc. American Control Conf., pp. 996–1001, 1991.
R.S. Smith, J.C. Doyle, M. Morari, and A. Skjellum. “A Case Study using \(\mu\): Laboratory Process Control Problem,” Proc. IFAC Control World Congress, Vol. 8, pp. 403–415, 1987.
Distributed control
See also the section on Formation control for an application using the theory covered here.
Y. Stürz, A. Eichler, and R.S. Smith,
“A framework for distributed control based on overlapping estimation for cooperative tasks,” in Proc. IFAC Control World Congress, IFAC PapersOnLine, Vol 50, No. 1, pp. 14296–14301, July, 2017.
M.V. Subbotin and R.S. Smith, “Elimination of Fixed Modes of a Decentralized Distributed Estimator with InterAgent Communication,” Proc. Conf. on Decision & Control, pp. 2545–2550, December, 2008.
R.S. Smith and F.Y. Hadaegh, “Closedloop Dynamics of Cooperative Vehicle Formations with Parallel Estimators and Communication,” IEEE Trans. Automatic Control, Vol. 52, No. 8, pp. 1404–1414, August, 2007.
M.V. Subbotin and R.S. Smith, “Design of a Distributed Decentralized Estimator for a Formation with Fixed Communication Topology,” Proc. American Control Conf., pp. 5025–5030, July, 2007.
M.V. Subbotin and R.S. Smith, “Distributed Estimator Design for a Formation with Markovian Communication Topology,” Proc. American Control Conf., pp. 5046–5051, July, 2007.
Airborne wind energy (kites)

C. Vermillion, M. Cobb, L. Fagiano, R. Leuthold, M. Diehl, R.S. Smith, T. Wood, S. Rapp, R. Schmehl, D. Olinger, and M. Demetriou,
“Electricity in the air: Insights from two decades of advanced control research and experimental flight testing of airborne wind energy systems,” Annual Reviews in Control, Vol. 52, pp. 330–357, 2021.
R.H. Luchsinger, D. Aregger, F. Bezard, D. Costa, C. Galliot, F. Gohl, J. Heilmann, H. Hesse, C. Houle, T.A. Wood, and R.S. Smith,
“Pumping Cycle Kite Power with Twings,” in Airborne Wind Energy, R. Schmehl (Ed.), pp. 603–621, Springer 2018.

T.A. Wood, H. Hesse, M. Polzin, E. Ahbe, and R.S. Smith,
“Modeling, identification, estimation and adaptation for the control of powergenerating kites,” in Proc. IFAC Symposium System Identification, IFAC PapersOnline, Vol. 50, no. 15, pp. 981–989, 2018.
M. Polzin, T.A. Wood, H. Hesse, and R.S. Smith,
“State estimation for kite power systems with delayed sensor measurements,” in Proc. IFAC Control World Congress, IFAC PapersOnLine, Vol. 50, No. 1, pp. 11959–11964, July, 2017.
T.A. Wood, E. Ahbe, H. Hesse, and R.S. Smith,
“Predictive guidance control for autonomous kites with input delay,” in Proc. IFAC Control World Congress, Vol 50, No. 1, pp. 13276–13281, July, 2017.
Optimisation and optimal control
M. Hudoba de Badyn, E. Miehling, D. Janak, B. Açıkmeşe, M. Mesbahi, T. Basar, J. Lygeros, and R.S. Smith,
“DiscreteTime LinearQuadratic Regulation via Optimal Transport,” in Proc. Conf. on Decision & Control, pp. 3060–3065, Dec., 2021.
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M. Hudoba de Badyn, D.R. Foight, D. Calderone, M. Mesbahi and R.S. Smith,
“Graphtheoretic optimization for edge consensus,” in Proc. Int. Symposium Mathematical Theory of Networks & Systems, IFAC PapersOnLine, Vol. 59, No. 9, pp. 533–538, August, 2021.
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P. Zhang, A. Orvieto, H. Daneshmand, T. Hofmann and R.S. Smith,
“Revisiting the Role of Euler Numerical Integration on Acceleration and Stability in Convex Optimization,” in Proc. Int. Conf. Artificial Intelligence & Statistics, Proc. of Machine Learning Research, Vol. 130, pp. 3979–3987, April, 2021.
S. Miller and R. Smith, “An Inexact Spectral Bundle Method for Solving Large Structured LMI Problems,” Proc. American Control Conf., pp. 1405–1409, June 2000.
S.A. Miller and R.S. Smith, “Solving large structured semidefinite programs using an inexact spectral bundle method,” Proc. Conf. on Decision & Control,
pp. 5027–5032, Dec. 2000.
Nonlinear systems
D.E. Ozan, A. Iannelli, M. Yin, and R.S. Smith,
“Regularized classification and simulation of bifurcation regimes in nonlinear systems,” Conf. Modelling, Identification & Control Nonlinear Systems, IFAC PapersOnLine, Vol. 54, No. 14, pp. 352–357, Sept., 2021.
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A. Iannelli, M.S. Baumann, S. Balula, and R.S. Smith,
“Experiments and Identification of Thermoacoustic Instabilities with the Rijke Tube,” in Proc. Conf. Control Techn. & Applications, pp. 757–763, Montreal, Canada, Aug., 2020.
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A. Romero, P.N. Beuchat, Y.R. Stürz, R.S. Smith, and J. Lygeros,
“Nonlinear Control of Quadcopters via Approximate Dynamic Programming,” in Proc. European Control Conf., Napoli, Italy, pp. 3752–3759, June, 2019.
Swiss Free Electron Laser (SwissFEL)
Formation control (primarily spacecraft for deepspace synthetic imaging networks)

R.S. Smith and F.Y. Hadaegh, “Distributed Estimation, Communication and Control for Deep Space Formations,” IET Control Theory & Applications, Vol. 1, No. 2, pp. 445–451, 2007.
R.S. Smith and F.Y. Hadaegh, “Closedloop Dynamics of Cooperative Vehicle Formations with Parallel Estimators and Communication,” IEEE Trans. Automatic Control, Vol. 52, No. 8, pp. 1404–1414, August, 2007.

M.V. Subbotin and R.S. Smith, “Design of a Distributed Decentralized Estimator for a Formation with Fixed Communication Topology,” Proc. American Control Conf., pp. 5025–5030, July, 2007.
M.V. Subbotin and R.S. Smith, “Distributed Estimator Design for a Formation with Markovian Communication Topology,” Proc. American Control Conf., pp. 5046–5051, July, 2007.
R.S. Smith, M.V. Subbotin and F.Y. Hadaegh, “Decentralized Estimation and Control in High Precision Spacecraft Formations: Comparison Studies,” IEEE Aerospace Conf., March, 2007.
R.S. Smith and F.Y. Hadaegh, “A Distributed Parallel Estimation Architecture for Cooperative Vehicle Formation Control,” Proc. American Control Conf., pp. 4219–4224, June, 2006.
R.S. Smith and F.Y. Hadaegh, “Control of Deep Space Formation Flying Spacecraft: Relative Sensing and Switched Information,” AIAA, J. Guidance, Control, & Dynamics, Vol. 28, No. 1, pp. 106–114, 2005.
R. Smith and F.Y. Hadaegh, “Control Topologies for Deep Space Formation Flying Spacecraft,” Proc. American Control Conf., pp. 2836–2841, May 2002.
R. Smith and F. Hadaegh, “Distributed Control Topologies for Deep Space Formation Flying Spacecraft,” First Int. Symposium Formation Flying, Toulouse, France, Oct., 2002.
Aerospace, spacecraft and rockets
R.S. Smith, K.D. Mease, D.S. Bayard and D.L. Farless, “Aeromaneuvering in the Martian Atmosphere: SimulationBased Analyses,” AIAA Journal of Spacecraft and Rockets, Vol. 37, No. 1, pp. 139142, 2000.
R. Smith and A. Ahmed, “Robust Parametrically Varying Attitude Controller Designs for the X33 Vehicle,” AIAA Guidance Navigation & Control Conf. AIAA paper: 00–37073, Aug. 2000.
Control of architectural cable net structures
Power systems
F. Bünning, J. Warrington, P. Heer, R.S. Smith, and J. Lygeros,
“Frequency regulation with heat pumps using robust MPC with affine policies,” in Proc. IFAC Control World Congress, Berlin, Germany, July, 2020.
S. Merkli, A. Domahidi, J. Jerez, M. Morari, and R. Smith,
“Fast AC power flow optimization using difference of convex functions programming,” IEEE Trans. Power Systems, Vol. 33, No. 1, pp. 363–372, 2018.
Magnetic bearings

A.S. Ghersin, R.S. Smith and R.S. Sánchez Peña, “LPV control of a magnetic bearing experiment,” J. Latin American Applied Research, Vol. 40, No. 4, pp. 303–310, 2010
N. Morse Thibeault and R. Smith, “Magnetic Bearing Measurement Configurations and Associated Robustness and Performance Limitations,” ASME J. Dynamic Systems, Measurement, & Control, Vol. 124, No. 4, pp. 589–598, Dec., 2002.
T. Namerikawa, M. Fujita, R. Smith and U. Kenko, “A Generalized \(H_{\infty}\) Control System Design Attenuating Initial State Uncertainties,” Proc. American Control Conf., pp. 2204–2209, May 2002.

N. Morse Thibeault and R. Smith, “Fundamental Limits in Robustness and Performance for Unstable, Underactuated Systems,” IEEE Trans. Automatic Control Vol. 46, No. 8, pp. 1265–1268, 2001.
T. Namerikawa, M. Fujita and R.S. Smith, “\(H_{\infty}\) Control System Design Attenuating Initial State Uncertainties: Evaluation by a Magnetic Suspension System,” Proc. Conf. on Decision & Control, pp. 87–92, Dec. 2001.
N. Morse Thibeault and R. Smith, “Robustness Comparison of a Magnetic Bearing System in Various Measurement Configurations,” Proc. American Control Conf., pp. 3002–3003, June 2000.
N. Morse, R. Smith, B. Paden and J. Antaki, “Magnetic Bearing Output Configurations and Associated Robustness and Performance Limitations,” Proc. Conf. on Decision & Control, pp. 2599–2604, Dec. 1998.
Automotive and engine control systems
A. Stefanopoulou, O. Storset and R. Smith, “Pressure and Temperature based Adaptive Observer of Air Charge for Turbocharged Diesel Engines,” Int. J. Robust & Nonlinear Control, Vol. 14, no. 6, pp. 543–560, April, 2004.
O. Storset, A. Stefanopoulou and R. Smith, “Adaptive Air Charge Estimation for Turbocharged Diesel Engines,” ASME J. Dynamic Systems, Measurement & Control, Vol. 126, No. 3, pp. 633–643, June, 2004.
Y. Wang, A. Stefanopoulou and R. Smith, “Inherent Limitations and Control Design for a Camless Engine Idle Speed Dynamics,” Int. J. Robust & Nonlinear Control Vol. 11, No. 11, pp. 1023–1042, Sept. 2001.
A. Stefanopoulou and R. Smith, “Maneuverability and Smoke Emission Constraints in Marine Diesel Propulsion,” Control Engineering Practice, Vol. 8, No. 9, pp. 1023–1031, 2000.
O. Storset, A. Stefanopoulou, R. Smith, “Aircharge Estimation for Turbo Charged Diesel Engines,” Proc. American Control Conf., pp. 39–44, June 2000.
Metalorganic chemical vapor deposition (MOCVD) systems

J. Burnsed, S. DenBaars and R. Smith, “Limitations of using normalincidence, insitu, optical growth rate monitor for controlling Nitride semiconductor deposition by Metalorganic Chemical Vapor Deposition,” Proc. IEEE Conf. Control Applications, Vol. 2, pp. 849–855, June, 2003.
M. Gaffney Flynn, R. Smith, P. Abraham and S. DenBaars, “Control of a IIIV MOCVD Process using Ultraviolet Absorption and Ultrasonic Concentration Monitoring,” IEEE Trans. Control Systems Technology, Vol. 9, No. 5, pp. 728–740, 2001.

M.S. Gaffney, C.M. Reaves, R.S. Smith, A.L. Holmes, Jr., and S.P. DenBaars,
“Control of IIIV Epitaxy in a Metalorganic Chemical Vapor Deposition Process: Impact of Source Flow Control on Composition and Thickness,” J. Crystal Growth, Vol. 167, Oct. (2), pp. 8–16, 1996.
M.S. Gaffney, C.M. Reaves, R.S. Smith, A.L. Holmes, Jr., and S.P. DenBaars,
“Modeling and control of a metalorganic chemical vapor deposition process for IIIV compound semiconductor epitaxy,” in Proc. IFAC Control World Congress, Vol. 29, pp. 719–724, July, 1996.
M.S. Gaffney, R.S. Smith, A.L. Holmes Jr., C.M. Reaves, and S.P. DenBaars, “Improved Composition and Thickness Control of IIIV Epitaxy in a Metalorganic Chemical Vapor Deposition Process,” Proc. Conf. on Decision & Control, pp. 2490–2495, Dec. 1995.
Control of flexible structures

R.S. Smith, CC. Chu and J.L. Fanson, “The Design of \(H_{\infty}\) Controllers for an Experimental Noncollocated Flexible Structure Problem,” IEEE Trans. Control Systems Technology, Vol. 2, No. 2, pp. 101–109, June, 1994.
J.L. Fanson, B.J. Lurie, J.F. O’Brien, CC. Chu, and R.S. Smith. “System Identification and Control of the JPL Active Structure”, Proc. 32nd SDM Conf., paper No. AIAA 911231, 1991.
R.S. Smith, “Modeling Real Parameter Variations in Flexible Structures with Complex Valued Perturbations,” Proc. Conf. on Decision & Control, pp. 1638–1639, December, 1991.

J.L. Fanson, CC. Chu, R.S. Smith, and E.H. Anderson. “Active Member Control of a Precision Structure with an \(H_{\infty}\) Performance Objective”. Proc. AIAA Dynamics Specialists Conf., pp. 322–333, paper no. AIAA 90–1224–CP, 1990.
J.L. Fanson, H.C. Briggs, CC. Chu, B.J. Lurie, R.S. Smith, D.B. Eldred, and D. Liu, “JPL CSI Phase0 Experiment Results and Real Time Control Computer,” Proc. 4th NASA/DoD Control/Structures Interaction Technology Conf.,
pp. 614–628, 1990.
Human perception and control
K.L. Macuga, A.C. Beall, J.W. Kelly, R.S. Smith and J.M. Loomis, “Changing lanes: inertial cues and explicit path information facilitate steering performance when visual feedback is removed,” Experiment Brain Research, Vol. 178, No. 2, pp. 141–150, April, 2007.
J.W. Kelly, J.M. Loomis, A.C. Beall, Roy S. Smith and Kristen L. Macuga, “Simultaneous measurement of steering performance and perceived heading on a curving path,” ACM Trans. on Applied Perception, Vol. 3, No. 2, pp. 83–94, April, 2006.
J.M. Loomis, A.C. Beall, K.L. Macuga, Jonathan W. Kelly and Roy Smith, “Visual control of action without retinal optic flow,” Psychological Science, Vol. 17, No. 5, pp. 214–221, 2006.
Modeling of PDEs
M.A. Erickson, R.S. Smith and A.J. Laub, “Power Methods for Calculating Eigenvalues and Eigenvectors of Spectral Operators on Hilbert Spaces,” Int. J. Control, Vol. 62, No. 5, pp. 1117–1128, 1995.
M.A. Erickson, R.S. Smith and A.J. Laub, “FiniteDimensional Approximation and Error Bounds for Spectral Systems,” Proc. Conf. on Decision & Control, pp. 1848–1853, Dec., 1993.
M. Erickson, R.S. Smith and A.J. Laub, “Calculating FiniteDimensional Approximations to InfiniteDimensional Linear Systems,” Proc. American Control Conf., pp. 157–161, June, 1992.
Miscellaneous applications
M. Khosravi, C. Koenig, M. Maier, R.S. Smith, J. Lygeros, and A.B. RupenyanVasileva,
“SafetyAware Cascade Controller Tuning Using Constrained Bayesian Optimization,” IEEE Trans. Industrial Electonics, Vol. 72, No. 2, pp. 21282138, 2023.
M. Khosravi, V.N. Behrunani, P. Myszkorowski, R.S. Smith, A. Rupenyan, and J. Lygeros,
“PerformanceDriven Cascade Controller Tuning with Bayesian Optimization,” IEEE Trans. Indust. Electronics, Vol. 69, No. 1, pp. 1032–1042, 2022.
P. Blixt, J.E. Bowers, E. Bodtker, O. Sahlen and R. Smith, “Optical Data Synchronization using Tunable Transmitters and NonZero Dispersion Links,” IEEE Microwave Theory & Techniques, Vol. 43, No. 9, pp. 2214–2221, Sept., 1995.
