Publications

Archival Journal Publications:

  1. D. Musso, J. Rogers, “Interacting Multiple Model Estimation for Helicopter Regime Recognition,” Journal of Aircraft, Accepted for Publication, 2020.
  2. A. Leonard, J. Rogers, A. Gerlach, “Probabilistic Release Point Optimization for Airdrop with Variable Transition Altitude,” Journal of Guidance, Control, and Dynamics, Vol. 43, No. 8, 2020, pp. 1-11.
  3. B. Eberle, J. Rogers, “Real-Time Trajectory Generation and Reachability Determination in Autorotative Flare,” Journal of the American Helicopter Society, Vol. 65, No. 3, 2020, pp. 1-17.
  4. J. Rogers, “Optimal Strategies for Wind Turbine Environmental Curtailment,” Wind Energy, Vol. 23, No. 5, 2020, pp. 1331-1350.
  5. G. Gutow, J. Rogers, “Koopman Operator Method for Chance-Constrained Motion Primitive Planning,” IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters, Vol. 5, No. 2, 2020, pp. 1572-1578.
  6. J. Papayanopoulos†, K. Webb, J. Rogers, “An Autonomous Docking Mechanism for Vertical Lift Unmanned Aircraft,” ASME Journal of Mechanisms and Robotics, Vol. 11, No. 6, 2019.
  7. A. Leonard, J. Rogers, A. Gerlach, “Koopman Operator Approach to Airdrop Mission Planning Under Uncertainty,” Journal of Guidance, Control, and Dynamics, Vol. 42, No. 11, 2019, pp. 2382-2398.
  8. J. Warner, J. Rogers, “Experimental Investigation of Flightworthiness Determination for Modular Vertical Lift Aircraft,” Journal of Aircraft, Vol. 56, No. 3, 2019, pp. 1135-1148.
  9. K. Volle, J. Rogers, “Weapon Target Assignment Algorithms for Simultaneous and Sequenced Arrival,” Journal of Guidance, Control, and Dynamics, Vol. 41, No. 11, 2018, pp. 2361-2373.
  10. J. Elinger, J. Rogers, “Information Theoretic Causality Measures for System Identification of Mechanical Systems,” Journal of Computational and Nonlinear Dynamics, Vol. 13, No. 7, 2018.
  11. J. Warner, J. Rogers, “Autonomous Flightworthiness Determination for Modular Vertical Lift Vehicles,” Journal of Aircraft, Vol. 55, No. 5, 2018, pp. 1955-1969, 2018.
  12. A. Leonard, B. Klein, C. Jumonville, J. Rogers, A. Gerlach, D. Doman, “A Probabilistic Algorithm for Ballistic Parachute Transition Altitude Optimization,” Journal of Guidance, Control, and Dynamics, Vol. 40, No. 12, 2017, pp. 3037-3049.
  13. D. Kim, L. Strickland, M. Gross, J. Rogers, M. Costello, F. Fresconi, I. Celmins, “Actuator Design and Experimental Testing of an Active Microspoiler-Equipped Projectile,” Journal of Dynamic Systems, Measurement, and Control, Vol. 139, 2017, pp. 1-15.
  14. A. Leonard, J. Rogers, J. Sahu, “Aerodynamic Optimization of Microspoiler Actuators for Guided Projectiles,” Journal of Spacecraft and Rockets, Vol. 54, No. 6, 2017, pp. 1216-1227.
  15. L. Fowler, J. Rogers, S. Sarkar, N. Iyyer, “A Virtual Pilot Algorithm for Synthetic HUMS Data Generation,” Journal of the American Helicopter Society, Vol. 62, No. 4, 2017, pp. 1-14.
  16. P. Kim, J. Rogers, J. Sun, E. Bollt, “Causation Entropy Identifies Sparsity Structure for Parameter Estimation of Dynamic Systems,” Journal of Computational and Nonlinear Dynamics, Vol. 12, No. 1, 2017, pp. 1-14.
  17. S. Litchfield, D. Formby, J. Rogers, S. Meliopoulos, R. Beyah, “Rethinking the Honeypot for Cyber-Physical Systems,” IEEE Internet Computing, Vol. 20, No. 5, 2016, pp. 9-17.
  18. K. Volle, J. Rogers, K. Brink, “Decentralized Cooperative Control Methods for the Modified Weapon Target Assignment Problem,” Journal of Guidance, Control, and Dynamics, Vol. 39, No. 9, 2016, pp. 1934-1948.
  19. A. Brown, J. Rogers, “A Sampling-Based Probabilistic Path Planner for Multirotor Air Vehicles in Cluttered Environments,” Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers Part G: Journal of Aerospace Engineering, Vol. 231, No. 1, 2016, pp. 143-162.
  20. L. Fowler, J. Rogers, “Performance Optimization of Guided Projectiles Using Design of Experiments,” Journal of Spacecraft and Rockets, Vol. 52, No. 6, 2016, pp. 1603-1613.
  21. N. Miller, J. Rogers, “Simultaneous Tracking of Multiple Ground Targets from a Multirotor UAV,” Journal of Aerospace Information Systems, Vol. 12, No. 3, 2015, pp. 345-364.
  22. N. Slegers, A. Brown, J. Rogers, “Experimental Investigation of Stochastic Parafoil Guidance Using a Graphics Processing Unit,” Control Engineering Practice, Vol. 36, 2015, pp. 27-38.
  23. F. Fresconi, J. Rogers, “Flight Control of a Small Diameter Spin-Stabilized Projectile Using Imager Feedback,” Journal of Guidance, Control, and Dynamics, Vol. 38, No. 2, 2015, pp. 181-191
  24. Z. Sunberg, N. Miller, J. Rogers, “A Real Time Expert Control System for Helicopter Autorotation,”Journal of the American Helicopter Society, Vol. 60, 2015, pp. 1-15.
  25. J. Rogers, “Stochastic Model Predictive Control for Guided Projectiles Under Impact Area Constraints,Journal of Dynamic Systems, Measurement, and Control, Vol. 137, March 2015.
  26. B. Taylor, J. Rogers, “Experimental Investigation of Real-Time Helicopter Weight Estimation,” Journal of Aircraft, Vol. 51, No. 3, 2014, pp. 1047-1051.
  27. L. Fowler, J. Rogers, “Bezier Curve Path Planning for Parafoil Terminal Guidance,” Journal of Aerospace Information Systems, Vol. 11, No. 5, 2014, pp. 300-315.
  28. D. Mortari, J. Rogers, “A K-Vector Approach to Sampling, Interpolation, and Approximation,” Journal of Astronautical Sciences, Vol. 60, No. 3, 2013, pp. 686-706.
  29. J. Rogers, N. Slegers, “Robust Parafoil Terminal Guidance Using Massively Parallel Processing,” Journal of Guidance, Control, and Dynamics, Vol. 36, No. 5, September-October 2013, pp. 1336-1345.
  30. Z. Sunberg, J. Rogers, “A Belief Function Conflict Metric for Orderable Sets,” Information Fusion, Vol. 14, No. 4, October 2013, pp. 361-373.
  31. J. Rogers, M. Costello, G. Cooper, “Design Considerations for the Stability of Liquid Payload Projectiles,” Journal of Spacecraft and Rockets, Vol. 50, No. 1, January-February 2013, pp. 169-178.
  32. J. Rogers, M. Costello, “Smart Projectile State Estimation Using Evidence Theory,” Journal of Guidance, Control, and Dynamics, Vol. 35, No. 3, May-June 2012.
  33. J. Rogers, M. Costello, “A Low-Cost Orientation Estimator for Smart Projectiles Using Magnetometers and Thermopiles,” Navigation, Vol. 59, No. 1, Spring 2012.
  34. J. Rogers, N. Slegers, M. Costello, “A Method for Defining Wind Turbine Setbacks,” Journal of Wind Energy, Vol. 15, 2012, pp. 289-303.
  35. J. Rogers, M. Costello, T. Harkins, M. Hamaoui, “Effective Use of Magnetometer Feedback for Smart Projectile Applications,” Navigation, Vol. 58, No. 3, Fall 2011, pp. 203-219.
  36. J. Rogers, M. Costello, D. Hepner, “A Roll Orientation Estimator for Smart Projectiles Using Thermopile Sensors,” Journal of Guidance, Control, and Dynamics, Vol. 34, No. 4, July-August 2011, pp. 688-697.
  37. J. Rogers, M. Costello, “Design of a Roll-Stabilized Mortar With Reciprocating Canards,” Journal of Guidance, Control, and Dynamics, Vol.33, No. 4, July-August 2010, pp. 1026-1034.
  38. N. Slegers, J. Rogers, M. Costello, “Modeling the Risk of a Failed Wind Turbine Blade Impacting a Power Transmission Line,” Wind Engineering, Vol. 33, No. 6, 2009, pp. 587-606.
  39. J. Rogers, M. Costello, “A Variable Stability Projectile Using an Internal Moving Mass,” Journal of Aerospace Engineering, Vol. 223 Part G, 2009.
  40. J. Rogers, M. Costello, “Cantilever Beam Design for Projectile Internal Moving Mass Systems” Journal of Dynamic Systems, Measurement, and Control, Vol. 131, September 2009.
  41. J. Rogers, M. Costello, “Control Authority of a Projectile Equipped with a Controllable Internal Translating Mass,” Journal of Guidance, Control, and Dynamics, Vol. 31, No. 5, 2008, pp. 1323-1333.

Selected Conference Papers:

  1. S. Farzan, A.-P. Hu, M. Bick, J. Rogers, “Robust Control Synthesis and Verification for Wire-Borne Underactuated Brachiating Robots Using Sum-of-Squares Optimization,” 2020 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), Las Vegas, NV, October 25-29, 2020.
  2. S. Farzan†,V. Azimi, A.-P. Hu, J. Rogers, “Cable Estimation-Based Control for Wire-Borne Underactuated Brachiating Robots: A Combined Direct-Indirect Adaptive Robust Approach,” 2020 59th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (CDC), Jeju Island, South Korea, December 8-11, 2020.
  3. G. Gutow, J. Rogers, “Koopman Operator Method for Chance-Constrained Motion Primitive Planning,” IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), Paris, France, May 31-June 4, 2020.
  4. J. Meyers, A. Leonard, J. Rogers, A. Gerlach, “Koopman Operator Approach to Optimal Control Selection Under Uncertainty,” 2019 American Control Conference, Philadelphia, PA, July 10-12, 2019.
  5. J. Elinger, J. Rogers, “Influence of Noise on Information Theoretic Causality Measures for System Identification,” 2019 American Control Conference, Philadelphia, PA, July 10-12, 2019.
  6. S. Farzan, A.-P. Hu, E. Davies†, J. Rogers, “Feedback Motion Planning and Control of Brachiating Robots Traversing Flexible Cables,” 2019 American Control Conference, Philadelphia, PA, July 10-12, 2019.
  7. E. Davies, A. Garlow, S. Farzan†, J. Rogers, A.-P. Hu, “Tarzan: Design, Prototyping, and Testing of a Wire-Borne Brachiating Robot,” IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), Madrid, Spain, October 1-5, 2018.
  8. Farzan, A.-P. Hu, E. Davies†, J. Rogers, “Modeling and Control of Brachiating Robots Traversing Flexible Cables,” IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), Brisbane, Australia, May 21-25, 2018.
  9. D. Formby, P. Srinivasan, A. Leonard, J. Rogers, R. Beyah, “Who’s in Control of Your Control System? Device Fingerprinting for Cyber-Physical Systems,” Network and Distributed System Security Symposium (NDSS16), San Diego, CA, February 21-24, 2016.
  10. D. Musso, J. Rogers, “Interacting Multiple Model Algorithms for Rotorcraft Regime Recognition,” 75th Forum of the Vertical Flight Society, Philadelphia, PA, May 13-16, 2019.
  11. K. Webb, J. Elinger, J. Rogers, “Precision Docking for Multi-UAV Cooperative Transportation,” 8th Biennial Autonomous VTOL Technical Meeting and 6th Annual Electric VTOL Symposium, Mesa, AZ, Jan. 28 – Feb. 1, 2019.
  12. M. Jump, M. Alam, J. Rogers, B. Eberle, “Progress in the Development of a Time-To-Contact Autorotation Cueing System,” 44th European Rotorcraft Forum, Delft, The Netherlands, September 18-21, 2018.
  13. J. Rogers, B. Eberle, M. Jump, N. Cameron, “Time-to-Contact-Based Control Laws for Flare Trajectory Generation and Landing Point Tracking in Autorotation,” 74th American Helicopter Society Forum, Phoenix, AZ, May 16-19, 2018.
  14. J. Elinger, J. Rogers, “Information Theoretic Tools for Parameter Estimation and Model Order Reduction for Mechanical Systems,” 2017 ASME International Mechanical Engineering Conference (IMECE 2017), Tampa, FL, November 3-9, 2017.
  15. A. Gerlach, D. Doman, J. Rogers, A. Leonard, “Probabilistic Airdrop Planning for Dynamic Dropzones,” 24th AIAA Aerodynamic Decelerator Systems Technology Conference, Denver, CO, June 5-9, 2017.
  16. A. Leonard, B. Klein, C. Jumonville, J. Rogers, A. Gerlach, D. Doman, “A Probabilistic Algorithm for Ballistic Parachute Transition Altitude Optimization,” 24th AIAA Aerodynamic Decelerator Systems Technology Conference, Denver, CO, June 5-9, 2017.
  17. J. Rogers, A. Leonard, C. Jumonville, A. Gerlach, D. Doman, “Shaping Dispersion Patterns in Complex Dropzones Through Parachute Transition Altitude Optimization,” 24th AIAA Aerodynamic Decelerator Systems Technology Conference, Denver, CO, June 5-9, 2017.
  18. A. Leonard, A. Gerlach, J. Rogers, D. Doman, “A Probabilistic Approach to the Optimal Determination of a Computed Air Release Point,” 24th AIAA Aerodynamic Decelerator Systems Technology Conference, Denver, CO, June 5-9, 2017.
  19. J. Rogers, L. Strickland, C. Repola, M. Jump, N. Cameron, T. Fell, “Handling Qualities Assessment of a Pilot Cueing System for Autorotation Maneuvers,” 73rd Annual Forum of the American Helicopter Society, Ft. Worth, TX, May 9-11, 2017.
  20. B. Anderson, J. Warner, J. Rogers, “Modeling, Simulation, and Control of Modular Vertical Lift Air Vehicles,” 2017 AIAA Modeling and Simulation Technologies Conference, Grapevine, TX, January 9-13, 2017.
  21. J. Warner, J. Rogers, “Autonomous Flightworthiness Determination for Modular Vertical Lift Air Vehicles,” 2017 AIAA Guidance, Navigation, and Control Conference, Grapevine, TX, January 9-13, 2017.
  22. K. Volle, J. Rogers, “Simultaneous Arrival Control Algorithms for Weapon Target Assignment,” 2017 AIAA Guidance, Navigation, and Control Conference, Grapevine, TX, January 9-13, 2017.
  23. B. Costello, E. Davies, L. Strickland, J. Rogers, “A Modular Mobile Robotic System for Cooperative Payload Manipulation,” 2016 IEEE Conference on Automation Science and Engineering (CASE), Fort Worth, TX, August 21-24, 2016.
  24. L. Fowler, J. Rogers, “A Virtual Pilot Algorithm for Synthetic HUMS Data Generation,” 72nd American Helicopter Society Annual Forum and Technology Display, West Palm Beach, FL, May 17-19, 2016.
  25. K. Volle, J. Rogers, K. Brink, “Decentralized Cooperative Control Methods For the Modified Weapon Target Assignment Problem,” AIAA Guidance, Navigation, and Control Conference, San Diego, CA, January 4-8, 2016.
  26. L. Fowler, J. Rogers, “Performance Optimization of Guided Projectiles Using Design of Experiments,” AIAA Atmospheric Flight Mechanics Conference, San Diego, CA, January 4-8, 2016.
  27. J. Warner, J. Rogers, N. Phan, “Practical Observer Design for Real-Time Helicopter Weight Estimation,” AIAA Guidance, Navigation, and Control Conference, San Diego, CA, January 4-8, 2016.
  28. N. Slegers, A. Brown, J. Rogers, “Experimental Investigation of Stochastic Parafoil Guidance Using a Graphics Processing Unit,” AIAA Aerodynamic Decelerator Systems Technology Conference and Exhibit, Daytona Beach, FL, March 29-31, 2015.
  29. B. Klein, J. Rogers, “A Probabilistic Approach to Unguided Airdrop,” AIAA Aerodynamic Decelerator Systems Technology Conference and Exhibit, Daytona Beach, FL, March 29-31, 2015.
  30. F. Fresconi, J. Rogers, “Guidance and Control of a Man-Portable Munition Concept,” AIAA Atmospheric Flight Mechanics Conference, Kissimmee, FL, January 5-9, 2015.
  31. M. Gross, J. Rogers, M. Costello, “Nonlinear Stability Analysis Methods for Guided Artillery Projectiles,” AIAA Atmospheric Flight Mechanics Conference, Atlanta, GA, June 16-20, 2014.
  32. M. Gross, J. Rogers, M. Costello, “Computational Improvements to Multibody Projectile Dynamics Simulation,” AIAA Atmospheric Flight Mechanics Conference, Atlanta, GA, June 16-20, 2014.
  33. N. Miller, J. Rogers, “Simultaneous Tracking of Multiple Ground Targets from a Single Multirotor UAV,” AIAA Atmospheric Flight Mechanics Conference, Atlanta, GA, June 16-20, 2014.
  34. J. Rogers, “Massively-Parallel Stochastic Control and Automation: A New Paradigm in Robotics,” GPU Technology Conference, San Jose, CA, March 24-27, 2014.
  35. L. Fowler, J. Rogers, “Bezier Curve Path Planning for Parafoil Terminal Guidance,” AIAA Aerodynamic Decelerator Systems Technology Conference and Exhibit, Daytona Beach, FL, March 25-28, 2013.
  36. N. Slegers, J. Rogers, “Terminal Guidance for Complex Dropzones Using Massively Parallel Processing,” AIAA Aerodynamic Decelerator Systems Technology Conference and Exhibit, Daytona Beach, FL, March 25-28, 2013.
  37. J. Rogers, “GPU-Enabled Projectile Guidance for Impact Area Constraints,” SPIE Defense, Security, and Sensing Symposium, Baltimore, MD, April 29-May 2, 2013.
  38. D. Sullivan, F. Righi, D. Hartl, J. Rogers, “Shape Memory Alloy Rotor Blade Deicing,” AIAA Structures, Structural Dynamics and Materials Conference, Boston, MA, April 8-11, 2013.
  39. Z. Sunberg, J. Rogers, “A Fuzzy Logic-Based Controller for Helicopter Autorotation,” 2013 AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting, Grapevine, TX, January 7-10, 2013.
  40. B. Taylor, J. Rogers, “Experimental Investigation of Helicopter Weight and Mass Center Estimation,” 2013 AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting, Grapevine, TX, January 7-10, 2013.
  41. J. Rogers, N. Slegers, “Robust Parafoil Terminal Guidance Using Massively Parallel Processing,” 2012 AIAA Atmospheric Flight Mechanics Conference, Minneapolis, MN, 2012.
  42. D. Mortari, J. Rogers, “A K-Vector Approach to Sampling, Interpolation, and Approximation,” Jer-Nan Juang Astrodynamics Symposium, College Station, Texas, June 2012.
  43. M. Ilg., J. Rogers, M. Costello, “Projectile Monte Carlo Analysis Using A Graphics Processing Unit,” 2011 AIAA Atmospheric Flight Mechanics Conference, Portland, OR, 2011.
  44. J. Rogers, M. Costello, “Smart Projectile State Estimation Using Evidence Theory,” 2011 AIAA Atmospheric Flight Mechanics Conference, Portland, OR, 2011.
  45. J. Rogers, M. Costello, “An Orientation State Estimator for Smart Projectiles Using Autocalibration Techniques,” Institute of Navigation Autonomous Weapons Summit, Orlando, FL, 2010.
  46. J. Rogers, M. Costello, “Guided Projectile Roll Orientation Estimation Using Thermal Sensors,” Institute of Navigation Autonomous Weapons Summit, Orlando, FL, 2010.
  47. J. Rogers, M. Costello, “Design of a Roll-Stabilized Mortar With Reciprocating Canards,” 60th Aeroballistic Range Association Meeting, Baltimore, MD, 2009.
  48. J. Rogers, M. Costello, “A Variable Stability Projectile Using an Internal Moving Mass,” AIAA Atmospheric Flight Mechanics Conference, Honolulu, HI, 2008.
  49. J. Rogers, M. Costello, “Control Authority of a Projectile Equipped with an Internal Translating Mass,” AIAA Atmospheric Flight Mechanics Conference, Hilton Head, SC, 2007.
  50. J. Rogers, C. B. Ma, M. Paranjape, E. Van Keuren, “A Multimode Thermooptic Beam Steering Switch,” SPIE Conference on Optoelectronic Devices – Physics, Fabrication, and Application, Boston, MA, 2006.