C.R.A.W.LAB

Dr. Vaughan

Joshua Vaughan

Assistant Professor
Department of Mechanical Engineering
University of Louisiana at Lafayette

Office: Rougeou 225
Phone: +1 (337) 482-1207
Email: joshua.vaughan@louisiana.edu

Education

Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, August 2008
Georgia Institute of Technology — Atlanta, Georgia
Thesis: Dynamics and Control of Mobile Cranes
Advisor: Dr. William Singhose

M.S., Mechanical Engineering, May 2004
Georgia Institute of Technology — Atlanta, Georgia
Thesis: Active and Semi-Active Control to Counter Vehicle Payload Variation
Advisors: Dr. Nader Sadegh and Dr. William Singhose

B.S., Physics with Honors
B.S., Applied Mathematics, May 2002

Hampden-Sydney College — Hampden-Sydney, Virginia
Honors Thesis: Trace Detection of Gaseous CS2 with an Optoacoustic Technique
Graduated Magna Cum Laude

Publications

Journal Articles
  1. Jisup Yoon, Shelley Nation, William Singhose, and Joshua Vaughan. Dynamics and control of crane payloads that bounce during hoisting. Control Systems Technology, IEEE Transactions on, 2014.
  2. Abhishek Dhanda, Joshua Vaughan, and William Singhose. Time-optimal and near time-optimal vibration reduction control for non-zero initial conditions. Under Revision, 2014.
  3. W. Singhose and J. Vaughan. Reducing vibration by digital filtering and input shaping. Control Systems Technology, IEEE Transactions on, 19(6):1410 -1420, November 2011.
  4. Joshua Vaughan, Paul Jurek, and William Singhose. Reducing overshoot in human-operated flexible systems. Journal of Dynamic Systems, Measurement, and Control, 133(1):011010, 2011.
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  6. William Singhose, Joshua Vaughan, Kelvin Chen Chih Peng, Brice Pridgen, Urs Glauser, Juan de Juanes Marquez, and Seong-Wook Hong. Use of cranes in education and international collaborations. J. of Robotics and Mechatronics, 23(5):881-892, 2011.
  7. J. Vaughan, A. Smith, S. J. Kang, and W. Singhose. Predictive graphical user interface elements to improve crane operator performance. Systems, Man and Cybernetics, Part A: Systems and Humans, IEEE Transactions on, PP(99):1 -8, October 2010.
  8. Joshua Vaughan, Dooroo Kim, and William Singhose. Control of tower cranes with double-pendulum payload dynamics. Control Systems Technology, IEEE Transactions on, 18(6):1345 -1358, 2010.
  9. Joshua Vaughan, Aika Yano, and William Singhose. Robust negative input shapers for vibration suppression. Journal of Dynamic Systems, Measurement, and Control, 131(3):031014, 2009.
  10. Joshua Vaughan, Joel Fortgang, William Singhose, Jeffrey Donnell, and Thomas Kurfess. Using mechatronics to teach mechanical design and technical communication. Mechatronics, 18(4):179-186, May 2008.
  11. Joshua Vaughan, Aika Yano, and William Singhose. Comparison of robust input shapers. Journal of Sound and Vibration, 315(4-5):797 - 815, 2008.
  12. Stanley Cheyne, Walter McDermott, Matt Rannals, and Joshua Vaughan. Concentration determination of binary mixture of air and carbon disulfide gas using optoacoustics. Acoustic Research Letters Online, 5(2):7-12, April 2004.
Conference Papers
  1. W. Singhose, D. Kim, and J. Vaughan, “Post-ejection failure mode of post-driving machines,” in VIII International Conference “Heavy Machinery-HM 2014”, (Zlatibor, Serbia), June 25-28 2014.
  2. A. Baheri and J. Vaughan, “Robust concurrent design of inputs and proportional-derivative feedback controllers,” in International Symposium on Flexible Automation, (Awaji-Island, Hyogo, Japan), July 14-16 2014.
  3. J. Vaughan, M. Guarnieri, and P. Debenest, “Limiting rocking oscillation of cable-riding robots subject to wind disturbances,” in International Conference on Motion and Vibration Control (MOVIC), (Sapporo, Hokaido, Japan), August 3-7 2014.
  4. A. Baheri and J. Vaughan, “Concurrent command and mechanical system design to limit transient and residual vibration,” in International Conference on Motion and Vibration Control (MOVIC), (Sapporo, Hokaido, Japan), August 3-7 2014.
  5. J. Vaughan, J. Yoo, N. Knight, and W. Singhose, “Multi-input shaping control for multi-hoist cranes,” in 2013 American Controls Conference (ACC), (Washington, D.C.), pp. 3455–3460, June 17-19 2013.
  6. J. Vaughan, “Jumping commands for flexible-legged robots,” in International Symposium on Robotics, (Seoul, Korea), Oct. 24-26 2013.
  7. J. Vaughan, “Modeling and control of rocking in cable-riding systems,” in 2013 Asian Control Conference (ASCC), June 23-26 2013.
  8. Y. Hu, B. Wu, J. Vaughan, and W. Singhose, “Oscillation suppression for an energy efficient bridge crane using input shaping,” in 2013 Asian Control Conference (ASCC), June 23-26 2013.
  9. E. Maleki, W. Singhose, J. Hawke, and J. Vaughan, “Dynamic response of a dual-hoist bridge crane,” in ASME Dynamic Systems and Control Conference, (Palo Alto, CA), Oct. 21-23 2013.
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  11. Joshua Vaughan, Jieun Yoo, and William Singhose. Using approximate multi-crane frequencies for input shaper design. In 12th International Conference on Control, Automation and Systems, Jeju Island, Korea, Oct. 17-21, 2012 2012.
  12. Joshua Vaughan, Jieun Yoo, Nathan Knight, and William Singhose. Dynamics and control of multiple cranes with a connected payload. In 19th International Congress on Sound and Vibration (ICSV19), Vilnius, Lithuania, July 8-12 2012.
  13. Joshua Vaughan, Kelvin Chen Chih Peng, William Singhose, and Warren Seering. Influence of remote-operation time delay on crane operator performance. In 10th IFAC Workshop on Time Delay Systems, Boston, USA, June 22-24 2012.
  14. Ajeya Karajgikar, Joshua Vaughan, and William Singhose. Double-pendulum crane operator performance comparing pd-feedback control and input shaping. In Multibody Dynamics 2011, Brussels, Belgium, July 4-7 2011.
  15. J. Vaughan, A. Karajgikar, and W. Singhose. A study of crane operator performance comparing pd-control and input shaping. In American Control Conference (ACC), 2011, pages 545 -550, 29 2011-july 1 2011.
  16. William Singhose, Juan de Juanes Marquez, Brice Pridgen, and Joshua Vaughan. Use of tele-robotic cranes in international collaborative education. In The 15th IASTED International Conference on Robotics and Applications, Cambridge, MA, November 1-3 2010.
  17. Joshua Vaughan and William Singhose. Reducing multiple modes of vibration by digital filtering and input shaping. In ASME Dynamic Systems and Control Conference, Cambridge, MA, September 13-15 2010.
  18. Joshua Vaughan, Ehsan Maleki, and William Singhose. Advantages of using command shaping over feedback for crane control. In American Control Conference, Baltimore, MD, June 30 - July 2 2010.
  19. Ehsan Maleki, William Singhose, and Joshua Vaughan. Initial experiments with a small-scale mobile boom crane. In The 14th IASTED International Conference on Robotics and Applications, Cambridge, MA, November 2-4 2009.
  20. Joshua Vaughan, Anderson Smith, and William Singhose. Using a predictive graphical user interface to improve tower crane performance. In The 14th IASTED International Conference on Robotics and Applications, Cambridge, MA, November 2-4 2009.
  21. Jisup Yoon, William Singhose, Joshua Vaughan, Gabriel Ramirez, Michael Kim, and Sujay Tawde. Dynamics and control of crane payloads that bounce and pitch during hoisting. In ASME International Design Engineering Technical Conferences, San Diego, CA, August 30 - September 2 2009.
  22. Joshua Vaughan and William Singhose. Input shapers for reducing overshoot in human-operated flexible systems. In Proceedings of 2009 American Control Conference, St. Louis, MO, June 10-12 2009.
  23. Joshua Vaughan and William Singhose. Reducing vibration and providing robustness with multi-input shapers. In Proceedings of 2009 American Control Conference, St. Louis, MO, June 10-12 2009.
  24. Abhishek Dhanda, Joshua Vaughan, and William Singhose. Optimal input shaping filters for non-zero initial states. In Proceedings of 2009 American Control Conference, St. Louis, MO, June 10-12 2009.
  25. William Singhose, Joshua Vaughan, and Rhett Mayor. Use of design competitions in mechatronics education. In Proceedings of 2009 International Conference on Mechatronics, Malaga, Spain, April 14-17 2009.
  26. Jon Danielson, Joshua Vaughan, William Singhose, Lukas Wilder, and Urs Glauser. Design of a mobile boom crane for research and educational applications. In The 9th International Conference on Motion and Vibration Control, Munich, Germany, September 15-18 2008.
  27. Joshua Vaughan, Aayush Daftari, and William Singhose. The influence of input shaper duration on bridge crane operator performance. In The 9th International Conference on Motion and Vibration Control, Munich, Germany, September 15-18 2008.
  28. William Singhose, Joshua Vaughan, Jon Danielson, and Jason Lawrence. Use of cranes in system dynamics and controls education. In Proceedings of the 17th IFAC World Congress, Seoul, Korea, July 6-11 2008.
  29. Mingxiao Dong and Joshua Vaughan. Approximate extra insensitive methods to restrain residual vibrations of flexible manufacturing machines. In International Symposium on Flexible Automation, Atlanta, GA, June 23-26 2008.
  30. Urs Glauser, Lukas Wilder, Rolf Weiss, Joshua Vaughan, and William Singhose. Conducting international research projects using undergraduate thesis projects. In International Symposium on Flexible Automation, June 23-26 2008.
  31. Joshua Vaughan and William Singhose. Comparison of command filterting methods for vibration reduction in automated manufacturing. In International Symposium on Flexible Automation, June 23-26 2008.
  32. Joshua Vaughan, Aika Yano, and William Singhose. Performance comparison of robust negative input shappers. In 2008 American Controls Conference, pages 3257 - 62, Seattle, Washington, June 2008.
  33. William Singhose, Joshua Vaughan, Jon Danielson, and Jason Lawrence. The use of tele-operated cranes for advanced controls education. In ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, Seattle, Washington, 2007.
  34. Joshua Vaughan, Aika Yano, and William Singhose. Performance comparison of robust input shapers. In The Sixth International Conference on Control and Automation, Guangzhou, China, 2007.
  35. Joshua Vaughan, William Singhose, Paulo Debenest, Edwardo Fukushima, and Shigeo Hirose. Initial experiements on the control of a mobile tower crane. In ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, Seattle, Washington, 2007.
  36. Joshua Vaughan and William Singhose. ARLISS: A multidisciplinary extracurricular design project for undergraduates. In ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition. Chicago, Illinois, 2006.
  37. Joshua Vaughan and William Singhose. Modeling and control of a mobile crane system. In The Third International Conference for Advances in Mechanical Engineering and Mechanics, Hammamet, Tunisia, 2006.
  38. Michael Robertson, Joshua Vaughan, William Singhose, Michael Pastirik, Marion Usselman, and Donna Llewellyn. Involving high school students in a university-level mechanical engineering design competition. In ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, pages 9039-9049, Portland, Oregon, June 12-15 2005.
  39. Joshua Vaughan, Nader Sadegh, and William Singhose. Examination of variable damping for payload compensation in heavy machinery. In The Seventh International Conference on Motion and Vibration Control, August 2004.
  40. Joshua Vaughan, William Singhose, and Nader Sadegh. A multiple model approach to payload compensation via active suspension control. In IFAC Symposium on Advances in Automotive Control, pages 590-595, Salerno, Italy, 2004.
  41. Samuel Klooster, Kris Kozak, Joshua Vaughan, Peter Sanders, and William Singhose. Fluid power control of a hyper-active seat for low-frequency vibration suppression. In IFAC Symposium on Advances in Automotive Control, Salerno, Italy, 2004.
  42. Joshua Vaughan, William Singhose, and Nader Sadegh. Use of active suspension control to counter the effects of vehicle payloads. In IEEE Conference on Control Applications, pages 285-289, Instanbul, Turkey, 2003.