Book chapters or sections

  • J. Maidens and M. Arcak, “Control and optimization problems in hyperpolarized carbon-13 MRI,” in Emerging Applications of Control and Systems Theory, R. Tempo, S. Yurkovich, and P. Misra, Eds., Springer, 2018, pp. 29-40.

  • Z. Aminzare, Y. Shafi, M. Arcak, and E. D. Sontag, “Guaranteeing spatial uniformity in reaction-diffusion systems using weighted L2-norm contractions,” in A Systems Theoretic Approach to Systems and Synthetic Biology: Models and System Characterizations, V. V. Kulkarni, G. Stan, and K. Raman, Eds., Vol. 1, London, U.K.: Springer Verlag, 2014, ch. 3.

  • M. Arcak, “Passivity approach to network stability analysis and distributed control synthesis,” in The Control Handbook, W. Levine, Ed., second ed., Vol. II, CRC Press, 2010, pp. 1-18.

  • E. D. Sontag and M. Arcak, “Passivity-based stability of interconnection structures,” in Recent Advances in Learning and Control: Festschrift on the Occasion of Mathukumalli Vidyasagar's 60th Birthday, V. D. Blondel, S. P. Boyd, and H. Kimura, Eds., Lecture Notes in Control and Information Sciences, Vol. 371, Berlin, Germany: Springer-Verlag, 2008, pp. 195-204.

  • E. Biyik and M. Arcak, “Passivity-based agreement protocols: Continuous-time and sampled-data designs,” in Group Coordination and Cooperative Control: Proc. 2006 Workshop on Group Coordination and Cooperative Control, K. Y. Pettersen, J. T. Gravdahl, and H. Nijmeijer, Eds., Lecture Notes in Control and Information Sciences, Vol. 336, Berlin, Germany: Springer-Verlag, 2006, pp. 21-33.

  • P. V. Kokotovic and M. Arcak, “Robust Control of Nonlinear Systems: A Control Lyapunov Function Approach,” in Encyclopedia of Life Support Systems (EOLSS): Control Systems, Robotics, and Automation, H. Unbehauen, Ed., Oxford, Oxfordshire, UK: Eolss Publishers, 2004.

  • P. V. Kokotovic and M. Arcak, “Activation of Nonlinear Feedback Concepts,” in System Theory: Modeling, Analysis, and Control–A Tribute to Sanjoy K. Mitter, T. E. Djaferis and I. C. Schick, Eds., The Springer International Series in Engineering and Computer Science, New York, NY: Springer-Verlag New York, LLC, 1999, pp. 379-389.

Articles in journals or magazines

  • M. Arcak, M. Larsen, and P. Kokotovic, “Boundedness without absolute stability in systems with stiffening nonlinearities,” European J. Control: Special Issue on Dissipativity of Dynamical Systems, vol. 8, no. 3, pp. 243-250, 2002. [abstract]

Articles in conference proceedings

  • S. Smith, H. Yin, and M. Arcak, “Continuous abstraction of nonlinear systems using sum-of-squares programming,” in Proceedings of the 58th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, 2019, pp. 8093-8098.

  • H. Yin, A. Packard, M. Arcak, and P. Seiler, “Finite horizon backward reachability analysis and control synthesis for uncertain nonlinear systems,” in Proceedings of the 2019 American Control Conference, 2019, pp. 5020-5026.

  • S. W. Smith, Y. Kim, J. Guanetti, A. A. Kurzhanskiy, M. Arcak, and F. Borrelli, “Balancing safety and traffic throughput in cooperative vehicle platooning,” in 2019 European Control Conference, 2019, pp. 2197–2202.

  • O. Narvaez-Aroche, P. Meyer, A. Packard, and M. Arcak, “Reachability analysis for robustness evaluation of the sit-to-stand movement for powered lower limb orthoses,” in Proceedings of ASME 2018 Dynamic Systems and Control Conference, 2018, pp. DSCC2018-9066.

  • E. S. Kim, M. Arcak, and S. A. Seshia, “Directed Specifications and Assumption Mining for Monotone Dynamical Systems,” in Proceedings of the 19th International Conference on Hybrid Systems: Computation and Control, 2016, pp. 21–30.

  • E. S. Kim, M. Arcak, and S. A. Seshia, “Compositional controller synthesis for vehicular traffic networks,” in Decision and Control (CDC), 2015 IEEE 54th Annual Conference on, 2015, pp. 6165–6171.

  • S. Coogan, G. Gomes, E. S. Kim, M. Arcak, and P. Varaiya, “Offset optimization for a network of signalized intersections via semidefinite relaxation,” in Decision and Control (CDC), 2015 IEEE 54th Annual Conference on, 2015, pp. 2187–2192.

  • J. O'Rourke, M. Arcak, and M. Ramani, “Estimating air flow rates in a fuel cell system using electrochemical impedance,” in Proceedings of the 2008 ASME Dynamic Systems and Control Conference, 2008.

  • X. Fan, M. Arcak, S. Kalyanaraman, and Y. S. Chan, “Delay robustness and AQM in networks,” in Proc. 17th Intl. Symp. on Mathematical Theory of Networks and Systems (MTNS 2006), 2006, pp. 695-700.

  • H. Gorgun, M. Arcak, and F. Barbir, “An algorithm for estimation of membrane water content in PEM fuel cells,” in Proc. 1st Intl. Hydrogen Energy Congress and Exhibition (IHEC 2005), 2005.

  • H. Gorgun and M. Arcak, “Using observers for fault diagnostics in fuel cell power systems,” in Proc. 12th Mediterranean Control Conf. (MED 2004), 2004.

  • J. T. Wen, M. Arcak, and X. Fan, “Distributed optimization in data networks: A passivity approach,” in Proc. 38th Annual Conf. on Information Sciences and Systems (CISS 2004), 2004, pp. 1111-1116.

  • P. Encarnacao, A. Pascoal, and M. Arcak, “Path following for marine vehicles in the presence of unknown currents,” in Robot Control 2000: Proc. of the 6th IFAC Symp. on Robot Control (SYROCO ’00), P. Kopacek, Ed., Vol. 2, 2001, pp. 507-512.

  • P. Encarnacao, A. Pascoal, and M. Arcak, “Path following for autonomous marine craft,” in Manoeuvring and Control of Marine Craft 2000: Proc. 5th IFAC Conf., M. Blanke, M. M. A. Pourzanjani, and Z. Z. Vukic, Eds., IFAC Proceedings, 2001, pp. 117-122.

  • A. Pascoal, M. Arcak, and P. Encarnacao, “Path following control of marine vehicles,” in Proc. 4th Portuguese Intl. Conf. on Automatic Control (CONTROLO 2000), 2000.

  • P. V. Kokotovic and M. Arcak, “Constructive nonlinear control: Progress in the 90's (Plenary Talk),” in Proc. 14th IFAC World Congress (IFAC 1999), H. F. Chen, D. Z. Cheng, and J. F. Zhang, Eds., IFAC Proceedings, Vol. 1, 1999, pp. 49-77.

  • R. Sepulchre and M. Arcak, “Global stabilization of nonlinear cascade systems: Limitations imposed by right half plane zeros,” in Nonlinear Control Systems Design 1998: Proc. 4th IFAC Symp. (NOLCOS 1998), H. J. C. Huijberts, H. Nijmeijer, A. J. van der Schaft, and J. M. A. Scherpen, Eds., IFAC Proceedings, 1998, pp. 624-629.

Technical Reports

Ph.D. Theses

  • M. Arcak, “Unmodeled Dynamics in Robust Nonlinear Control,” University of California at Santa Barbara, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Aug. 2000.