
Contact 
Office: 22410 Randolph Hall 
Email: farhood@vt.edu 
Phone: (540) 2312983 
Fax: (540) 2319632 

Journal
Papers
[J1] J.M. Fry and M. Farhood, "A Comprehensive analytical tool for control validation of fixedwing unmanned aircraft," IEEE Transactions on Control Systems Technology, 2019.
DOI: 10.1109/TCST.2019.2923649
[J2] D. Abou Jaoude, M.C. Palframan, and M. Farhood, "An oracle for the discretetime integral quadratic constraint problem," Automatica, Volume 107, Pages 112118, September 2019.
DOI: 10.1016/j.automatica.2019.05.023
[J3] D. Muniraj and M. Farhood, "Detection and mitigation of actuator attacks on small unmanned aircraft systems," Control Engineering Practice, Volume 83, Pages 188202, February 2019.
DOI: 10.1016/j.conengprac.2018.10.022
[J4] M.C. Palframan, J.M. Fry, and M. Farhood, "Robustness analysis of flight controllers for fixedwing unmanned aircraft systems using integral quadratic constraints," IEEE Transactions on Control Systems Technology, Volume 27, Issue 1, Pages 86102, January 2019.
DOI: 10.1109/TCST.2017.2766598
[J5] D. Abou Jaoude and M. Farhood, "Coprime factors reduction of distributed nonstationary LPV systems," International Journal of Control, Volume 92, Issue 11, Pages 25712583, 2019.
DOI: 10.1080/00207179.2018.1453614 (free access)
[J6] M. Farhood, "Distributed control of LPV systems over arbitrary graphs with communication latency," International Journal of Robust and Nonlinear Control, Volume 28, Issue 4, Pages 12811302, March 2018.
DOI: 10.1002/rnc.3950 (free access)
[J7] D. Abou Jaoude and M. Farhood, "Model reduction of distributed nonstationary LPV systems," European Journal of Control, Volume 40, Pages 2739, March 2018.
DOI: 10.1016/j.ejcon.2017.10.007
[J8] D. Abou Jaoude and M. Farhood, "Balanced truncation model reduction of nonstationary systems interconnected over arbitrary graphs," Automatica, Volume 85, Pages 405411, November 2017.
DOI: 10.1016/j.automatica.2017.07.031
[J9] J.M. Fry, M. Farhood, and P. Seiler, "IQCbased robustness analysis of discretetime linear timevarying systems," International Journal of Robust and Nonlinear Control, Volume 27, Issue 16, Pages 31353157, November 2017.
DOI: 10.1002/rnc.3731
[J10] D. Abou Jaoude and M. Farhood, "Distributed control of nonstationary LPV systems over arbitrary graphs," Systems and Control Letters, Volume 108, Pages 2332, October 2017.
DOI: 10.1016/j.sysconle.2017.07.017
[J11] D. Muniraj, M.C. Palframan, K.T. Guthrie, and M. Farhood, "Pathfollowing control of small fixedwing unmanned aircraft systems with H_{∞} type performance," Control Engineering Practice, Volume 67, Pages 7691, October 2017.
DOI: 10.1016/j.conengprac.2017.07.006
[J12] D. Abou Jaoude and M. Farhood, "Coprime factors model reduction of spatially distributed LTV systems over arbitrary graphs," IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, Volume 62, Issue 10, Pages 52545261, October 2017.
DOI: 10.1109/TAC.2016.2638039
[J13] D.J. Grymin and M. Farhood, "Twostep system identification and trajectory tracking control of a small fixedwing UAV," Journal of Intelligent & Robotic Systems, Volume 83, Pages 105131, July 2016.
DOI: 10.1007/s1084601502988 (free access)
[J14] O. Arifianto and M. Farhood, "Optimal control of a small fixedwing UAV about concatenated trajectories," Control Engineering Practice, Volume 40, Pages 113132, July 2015.
DOI: 10.1016/j.conengprac.2015.03.007
[J15] O. Arifianto and M. Farhood, "Development and modeling of a lowcost unmanned aerial vehicle research platform," Journal of Intelligent & Robotic Systems, Volume 80, Pages 139164, October 2015.
DOI: 10.1007/s1084601401453
[J16] M. Farhood, Z. Di, and
G.E. Dullerud, "Distributed control of linear timevarying systems interconnected over arbitrary graphs," International Journal of Robust and Nonlinear Control, Volume 25, Issue 2, Pages 179206, January 2015.
DOI: 10.1002/rnc.3081 (free access)
[J17] M. Farhood and
C.L. Beck, "On the balanced truncation and coprime factors reduction of Markovian jump linear systems," Systems and Control Letters, Volume 64, Pages 96106, February 2014.
DOI: 10.1016/j.sysconle.2013.12.004
[J18] D.J. Grymin, C.B. Neas, and M. Farhood, "A hierarchical approach for primitivebased motion planning and control of autonomous vehicles," Robotics and Autonomous Systems, Volume 62, Issue 2, Pages 214228, February 2014.
DOI: 10.1016/j.robot.2013.10.003
[J19] M. Farhood and
E. Feron, "Obstaclesensitive trajectory regulation via gain scheduling and semidefinite programming," IEEE Transactions on Control Systems Technology, Volume 20, Issue 4, Pages 11071115, July 2012.
DOI: 10.1109/TCST.2011.2159718
[J20] M. Farhood, "Nonstationary LPV control for trajectory tracking: a double pendulum example," International Journal of Control, Volume 85, Issue 5, Pages 545562, May 2012.
DOI: 10.1080/00207179.2012.658868 (free access)
[J21] M. Farhood, "LPV control of nonstationary systems: a parameterdependent Lyapunov approach," IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, Volume 57, Issue 1, Pages 209215, January 2012.
DOI: 10.1109/TAC.2011.2161793
[J22] M. Farhood and
G.E. Dullerud, "Control of systems with uncertain
initial conditions," IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, Volume 53, Issue 11, Pages 26462651, December 2008.
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[J23] M. Farhood and
G.E. Dullerud, "Control of nonstationary LPV systems,"
Automatica, Volume 44, Issue 8, Pages 21082119, August 2008.
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[J24] M. Farhood and
G.E. Dullerud, "Model reduction of nonstationary LPV
systems," IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, Volume 52, Issue 2, Pages 181196, February 2007.
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[J25] M. Farhood and
G.E. Dullerud, "On the balanced truncation of LTV
systems," IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control,
Volume 51, Issue 2, Pages 315320, February 2006.
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[J26] M. Farhood and
G.E. Dullerud, "Duality and eventually periodic systems," International
Journal of Robust and Nonlinear Control, Volume 15, Issue 13, Pages 575599,
September 2005.
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[J27] M. Farhood, C.L.
Beck, and G.E. Dullerud, "Model reduction of periodic
systems: a lifting
approach," Automatica, Volume 41, Issue 6, Pages 10851090, June 2005.
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[J28] M. Farhood and
G.E. Dullerud, "LMI tools for eventually
periodic systems," Systems and Control Letters, Volume 47, Issue 5, Pages 417432, December 2002.
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Book Chapters
[B1] M. Farhood, "A parameterdependent Lyapunov approach for the control of nonstationary LPV
systems," in Control of Linear Parameter Varying Systems with Applications, J. Mohammadpour
and C. W. Scherer, Eds. Springer US, 2012, pp. 105126.
DOI: 10.1007/9781461418337_5
[B2] M. Farhood and
G.E. Dullerud, "Model reduction of strongly stable nonstationary LPV systems," Control of uncertain systems: modelling, approximation, and design,
99118, Lecture Notes in Control and Inform. Sci., 329, Springer, Berlin, 2006.
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Conference
Papers
[C1] D. Abou Jaoude, M.C. Palframan, and M. Farhood, "On the analytic center cutting plane method for the discretetime integral quadratic constraint problem," Proceedings of the IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, 2019.
[C2] D. Muniraj, J.M. Fry, and M. Farhood, "LPV control design for autonomous underwater vehicles using robustness analysis tools," Proceedings of the 12th IFAC Conference on Control Applications in Marine Systems, Robotics, and Vehicles (CAMS) and the first workshop on Robot Control (WROCO), 2019.
[C3] J.M. Fry and M. Farhood, "IQCbased robustness analysis with timevarying multipliers," Proceedings of the American Control Conference, 2019.
[C4] D. Abou Jaoude, D. Muniraj, and M. Farhood, "Robustness analysis of uncertain timevarying interconnected systems using integral quadratic constraints," Proceedings of the American Control Conference, 2019.
[C5] D. Muniraj, K.G. Vamvoudakis, and M. Farhood, "Enforcing signal temporal logic specifications in multiagent adversarial environments: A deep Qlearning approach," Proceedings of the
IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, 2018.
[C6] J.M. Fry and M. Farhood, "Robustness analysis of eventually periodic systems using integral quadratic constraints with periodic multipliers," Proceedings of the
IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, 2017.
[C7] D. Muniraj and M. Farhood, "A framework for detection of sensor attacks on small unmanned aircraft systems," Proceedings of the International Conference on Unmanned Aircraft Systems (ICUAS), 2017.
[C8] D. Muniraj and M. Farhood, "Distributed control of systems with uncertain initial conditions," Proceedings of the American Control Conference, 2017.
[C9] D. Abou Jaoude and M. Farhood, "Balanced truncation of spatially distributed nonstationary LPV systems," Proceedings of the American Control Conference, 2017.
[C10] M.C. Palframan and M. Farhood, "An IQC analysis framework for small fixedwing UAS," Proceedings of the American Control Conference, 2016.
[C11] D. Abou Jaoude and M. Farhood, "Coprime factors model reduction of linear systems interconnected over arbitrary graphs with communication latency," Proceedings of the American Control Conference, 2016.
[C12] D. Abou Jaoude and M. Farhood, "An LFT approach for distributed control of nonstationary LPV systems," Proceedings of the American Control Conference, 2016.
[C13] D.J. Grymin and M. Farhood, "Longitudinal model identification of a small fixedwing UAV using motion capture data," Proceedings of the International Conference on Unmanned Aircraft Systems (ICUAS), 2016.
[C14] M.C. Palframan, K.T. Guthrie, and M. Farhood, "An LPV pathfollowing controller for small fixedwing UAS," Proceedings of the
IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, 2015.
[C15] D. Abou Jaoude and M. Farhood, "Balanced truncation of linear systems interconnected over arbitrary graphs with communication latency," Proceedings of the
IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, 2015.
[C16] M. Farhood, "Distributed control of LPV systems over arbitrary graphs: A parameterdependent Lyapunov approach," Proceedings of the
American Control Conference, 2015.
[C17] D.J. Grymin and M. Farhood, "Twostep system identification for control of small UAVs along prespecified trajectories," Proceedings of the
American Control Conference, 2014.
[C18] M. Farhood and
G.E. Dullerud, "Control of spatially distributed nonstationary systems over arbitrary graph structures with communication latency," Proceedings of the
American Control Conference, 2013.
[C19] O. Arifianto and
M. Farhood, "Optimal control of fixedwing UAVs along realtime trajectories," Proceedings of the ASME Dynamic Systems and Control Conference, 2012.
[C20] C.B. Neas and M. Farhood, "A hybrid architecture for maneuverbased motion planning and control of agile vehicles," Proceedings of the 18th IFAC World Congress, 2011.
[C21] M. Farhood, "Trajectory regulation of a double pendulum using a nonstationary LPV approach," Proceedings of the
American Control Conference, 2010.
[C22] M. Farhood and
E. Feron, "An LPV approach to obstaclesensitive trajectory regulation," Proceedings of the ASME Dynamic Systems and Control Conference, 2009.
[C23] M. Farhood and
E. Feron, "A parameterdependent Lyapunov approach for the control of nonstationary and hybrid LPV systems," Proceedings of the
American Control Conference, 2009.
[C24] Z. Di, M. Farhood, and G.E. Dullerud, "Control of
distributed systems over graphs," Proceedings of the
IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, 2006.
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[C25] M. Farhood and
G.E. Dullerud, "On the balanced truncation of LTV
systems," Proceedings of the SICE Annual Conference, 2004.
[C26] M. Farhood and
G.E. Dullerud, "On the L2induced
control for eventually periodic systems," Proceedings of the
American Control Conference, 2004.
[C27] M. Farhood, C.L.
Beck, and G.E. Dullerud, "Model reduction of
stabilizable nonstationary LPV models," Proceedings of the
IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, 2003.
[C28] M. Farhood, C.L.
Beck, and G.E. Dullerud, "On the model reduction of
nonstationary LPV systems," Proceedings of the American
Control Conference, 2003.
[C29] M. Farhood, C.L.
Beck, and G.E. Dullerud, "Model reduction of
nonstationary LPV systems," Proceedings of the IEEE Conference
on Decision and Control, 2002.
[C30] M. Farhood and
G.E. Dullerud, "LMI tools for eventually periodic
systems," Proceedings of the American Control Conference,
2002.
[C31] M. Farhood and
G.E. Dullerud, "Control of nonstationary LPV systems,"
Proceedings of the IEEE Conference on Decision and
Control, 2001. 
