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Xiaoping Yun
Distinguished Professor
Mail Code: EC/Yx
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Graduate School of Engineering and Applied Sciences &
Modeling, Virtual Environments, and Simulation Institute
Monterey, CA 93943
Phone: 831 656-2629
Email: yun (at) nps.edu
Web: faculty.nps.edu/yun/
EDUCATION:
DSc - Washington Univ, 1987
MS - Washington Univ, 1984
BS - Northeastern Univ (China), 1982
NPS EXPERIENCE:
  • 2011-Present, Distinguished Professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering and MOVES Institute
  • 2000-2011, Professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering and MOVES Institute
  • 1994-2000, Associate Professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
OTHER EXPERIENCE:
  • 1987-1994 - Assistant Professor, Computer and Information Science, Univ of Pennsylvania
TEACHING INTERESTS:
  • Robotics
  • Control systems
  • Physics-based modeling
  • Communications
  • Signal Processing
RESEARCH INTERESTS:
  • Robotics
  • Control Systems
  • Virtual Environments
  • Human Body Motion Tracking
  • MEMS and Nano Sensors
AWARDS:
  • IEEE Fellow, 2005
  • IEEE Robotics and Automation Society Distinguished Service Award, 2009
  • NPS Outstanding Research Achievements Award, 1999
BOARDS/MEMBERSHIPS:
  • Parliamentarian, IEEE Robotics and Automation Society, 2012
  • Vice President of Publications, IEEE Nanotechnology Council, 2010
  • Vice President of Finance, IEEE Nanotechnology Council, 2004-2006, 2011-2014
  • Member of IEEE Fellow Evaluation Committee, IEEE Nanotechnology Council, 2005-2007
  • Treasurer, IEEE Robotics and Automation Society, 2004-2011
  • Member of Financial Activities Board , IEEE Robotics and Automation Society, 2003-2011
  • Member of Long Range Planning Committee, IEEE Robotics and Automation Society, 2008-2011
  • Member of Conference Activities Board, IEEE Robotics and Automation Society, 1999-2007
  • Associate Editor of IEEE Transactions on Robotics and Automation, 1993-1996
  • Co-Editor of the Special Issue on Mobile Robots, IEEE Robotics and Automation Society Magazine, 1995
SELECTED PUBLICATIONS:
  • Xiaoping Yun, James Calusdian, Eric R. Bachmann, and Robert B. McGhee, “Estimation of Human Foot Motion During Normal Walking Using Inertial and Magnetic Sensor Measurements,” IEEE Transactions on Instrumentation and Measurement, Vol. 61, No. 7, July 2012, pp. 2059-2072.
  • Xiaoping Yun, Eric R. Bachmann, and Robert B. McGhee, “A Simplified Quaternion-Based Algorithm for Orientation Estimation from Earth Gravity and Magnetic Field Measurements,” IEEE Transactions on Instrumentation and Measurement, Vol. 57, No. 3, March 2008, pp. 638-650.
  • Xiaoping Yun and Eric R. Bachmann, “Design, Implementation, and Experimental Results of a Quaternion-Based Kalman Filter for Human Body Motion Tracking,” IEEE Transactions on Robotics, Vol. 22, No. 6, December 2006, pp. 1216-1227.
  • Xiaoping Yun and Nilanjan Sarkar, “Unified Formulation of Robotic Systems with Holonomic and Nonholonomic Constraints,” IEEE Transactions on Robotics and Automation, Vol. 14, No. 4, August 1998, pp. 640-650.
  • Yoshio Yamamoto and Xiaoping Yun, “Coordinating Locomotion and Manipulation of a Mobile Manipulator,” IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, Vol. 39, No. 6, June 1994, pp. 1326-1332.
KEYWORDS/TECHNOLOGIES:
  • Keywords: Robotics, Inertial Sensors, Magnetic Sensors, Motion Tracking, GPS/INS Navigation Systems, Control Systems



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