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Biography

Professor Richard H. Middleton was born on 10th December 1961 in Newcastle Australia. He received his B.Sc. (1983), B.Eng. (Hons-I)(1984) and Ph.D. (1987) from the University of Newcastle, Australia. He has had visiting appointments at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, the University of Michigan and the Hamilton Institute (National University of Ireland Maynooth). In 1991 he was awarded the Australian Telecommunications and Electronics Research Board Outstanding Young Investigator award. In 1994 he was awarded the Royal Society of New South Wales Edgeworth-David Medal; he was elected to the grade of Fellow of the IEEE starting 1999, and received the M.A. Sargent Award from the Electrical College of Engineers Australia in 2004.

He has served as an associate editor, associate editor at large and senior editor of the IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, the IEEE Transactions on Control System Technology, and Automatica, as Head of Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Newcastle; as a panel member and sub panel chair for the Australian Research Council; as Vice President - Member Activities and also as Vice President – Conference Activities of the IEEE Control Systems Society; President (2011) of the IEEE Control Systems Society; as Director of the ARC Centre for Complex Dynamic Systems and Control; a Distinguished Lecturer for the IEEE Control Systems Society, and as a research professor at the Hamilton Institute, The National University of Ireland, Maynooth.

He is currently director of the University of Newcastle Priority Research Centre for Complex Dynamic Systems and Control. His research interests include a broad range of Control Systems Theory and Applications, including Systems Biology.

Qualifications

  • PhD, University of Newcastle, 14/02/1986
  • Bachelor of Science, University of Newcastle, 30/04/1983
  • Bachelor of Engineering, University of Newcastle, 05/05/1984

Research

Research keywords

  • Adaptive Control
  • Applied Kalman Filtering
  • Electronics
  • Robotics
  • System and Control

Research expertise

Middleton has experience across a wide range of fundamental and applied research. His theoretical work is primarily focused on Control and Systems Theory, with diverse applications from mine planning optimisation, through metal forming processes and robotics.

Fields of Research

CodeDescriptionPercentage
090600Electrical And Electronic Engineering75
080199Artificial Intelligence And Image Processing Not Elsewhere Classified20
080299Computation Theory And Mathematics Not Elsewhere Classified5

Memberships

ARC Committee member

  • ARC Panel Member 1998-2000 - Sub Panel A4

Body relevant to professional practice.

  • Fellow - I.E. Aust (Engineers Australia)
  • Fellow 1998 - IEEE
  • Vice President, Member Activities - IEEE Control Systems Society
  • Fellow - IEEE Control Systems Society

Editorial Board.

  • Associate Editor 1998-2004 - Automatica
  • Editor - IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control
  • Associate Editor 1997-2000 - IEEE Transactions on Control Systems Technology

Awards

Recognition.

2004M.A. Sargeant Medal
Engineers Australia (Australia)
Annual National Awarded by the College of Electrical Engineers, Australia.
1994Royal Society of NSW Edgeworth-David Medal
Royal Society of NSW (Australia)
Annual award for an outstanding young Scientist.
1991Outstanding Young Investigator
Australian Telecommunications and Electronics Research Board (Australia)
Annual national award for outstanding young investigator.

Administrative

Administrative expertise

Middleton has administrative expertise in a range of internal and external settings. These include head of department roles within ithe University of Newcastle, together with Directorship of an ARC Centre. Externally, this can be seen through the examples of ARC Panel Membership (including sub-panel chair role in 2000); successive vice-president roles within the IEEE Control Systems Society; Program Chair role for the premier annual control theory conference; 3 Associate editor appointments;

Teaching

Teaching keywords

  • Circuits
  • Control
  • Electronics

Teaching expertise

Middleton has extensive undergraduate, postgraduate and professional teaching experience. His primary areas of teaching have been related to electrical circuits, electronics and feedback control.

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Highlighted Publications

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2003Freudenberg JS, Hollot CV, Middleton RH, Toochinda V, 'Fundamental Design Limitations of the general Control Configuration', IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, 48 1355-1370 (2003) [C1]
2001Woodyatt AR, Freudenberg JS, Middleton RH, 'An integral constraint for single input two output feedback systems', Automatica, 37 1717-1726 (2001) [C1]
2003Zhivoglyadov P, Middleton RH, 'Networked control design for linear systems', Automatica, 39 743-750 (2003) [C1]
2004Middleton RH, Chalup SK, Quinlan MJ, Murch CL, 'Traction monitoring for collision detection with legged robots', Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence, 3020 374-384 (2004) [C1]

Co-authors: Stephan Chalup

2002Braslavsky JH, Middleton RH, Freudenberg JS, 'Cheap Control Performance of a Class of Nonright-Invertible Nonlinear Systems', IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, 47 1314-1319 (2002) [C1]

Publications

For publications that are currently unpublished or in-press, details are shown in italics.

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Journal article (133 outputs)

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2014Fuangrod T, Woodruff HC, Rowshanfarzad P, O'Connor DJ, Middleton RH, Greer PB, 'An independent system for real-time dynamic multileaf collimation trajectory verification using EPID', PHYSICS IN MEDICINE AND BIOLOGY, 59 61-81 (2014) [C1]
2014Colaneri P, Middleton RH, Chen Z, Caporale D, Blanchini F, 'Convexity of the cost functional in an optimal control problem for a class of positive switched systems', AUTOMATICA, 50 1227-1234 (2014) [C1]
2014López-Caamal F, Middleton RH, Huber HJ, 'Equilibria and stability of a class of positive feedback loops: Mathematical analysis and its application to caspase-dependent apoptosis', Journal of Mathematical Biology, 68 609-645 (2014) [C1]
2014Yu B, Freudenberg JS, Gillespie RB, Middleton RH, 'Beyond synchronization: String instability in coupled harmonic oscillator systems', International Journal of Robust and Nonlinear Control, (2014)
2014Chesi G, Middleton RH, 'Necessary and sufficient LMI conditions for stability and performance analysis of 2-D mixed continuous-discrete-time systems', IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, 59 996-1007 (2014)
2014Hernandez-Vargas EA, Colaneri P, Middleton RH, 'Switching strategies to mitigate HIV mutation', IEEE Transactions on Control Systems Technology, 22 1623-1628 (2014)
2014Peters AA, Middleton RH, Mason O, 'Leader tracking in homogeneous vehicle platoons with broadcast delays', Automatica, 50 64-74 (2014)
2014Stüdli S, Middleton R, Crisostomi E, Shorten R, 'Optimal real-time distributed V2G and G2V management of electric vehicles', International Journal of Control, (2014)
2014Lopez-Caamal F, Oyarzun DA, Middleton RH, Garcia MR, 'Spatial quantification of cytosolic Ca2+ accumulation in nonexcitable cells: An analytical study', IEEE/ACM Transactions on Computational Biology and Bioinformatics, 11 592-603 (2014)
2013Garcia MR, Pearlmutter BA, Wellstead PE, Middleton RH, 'A Slow Axon Antidromic Blockade Hypothesis for Tremor Reduction via Deep Brain Stimulation', PLOS ONE, 8 (2013) [C1]
2013Hernandez-Vargas EA, Colaneri P, Middleton RH, 'Optimal therapy scheduling for a simplified HIV infection model', AUTOMATICA, 49 2874-2880 (2013) [C1]
2013Hernandez-Vargas EA, Middleton RH, 'Modeling the three stages in HIV infection', JOURNAL OF THEORETICAL BIOLOGY, 320 33-40 (2013) [C1]
2013Oyarzun DA, Lopez-Caamal F, Garcia MR, Middleton RH, Weisse AY, 'Cumulative Signal Transmission in Nonlinear Reaction-Diffusion Networks', PLOS ONE, 8 (2013) [C1]
2013Knorn S, Middleton RH, 'Stability of Two-Dimensional Linear Systems With Singularities on the Stability Boundary Using LMIs', IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, 58 2579-2590 (2013) [C1]
2013Goodwin GC, Middleton RH, Seron MM, Campos B, 'Application of nonlinear model predictive control to an industrial induction heating furnace', Annual Reviews in Control, 37 271-277 (2013) [C1]
2013Francis F, Garcia MR, Middleton RH, 'A single compartment model of pacemaking in dissasociated substantia nigra neurons Stability and energy analysis', JOURNAL OF COMPUTATIONAL NEUROSCIENCE, 35 295-316 (2013) [C1]
2013Knorn S, Donaire A, Agu ero JC, Middleton RH, 'Passivity-based control for multi-vehicle systems subject to string constraints', Automatica, (2013)
2012Cloutier M, Middleton R, Wellstead P, 'Feedback motif for the pathogenesis of Parkinson's disease', IET SYSTEMS BIOLOGY, 6 86-93 (2012) [C1]
2012Lopez-Caamal F, Garcia MR, Middleton RH, Huber HJ, 'Positive feedback in the Akt/mTOR pathway and its implications for growth signal progression in skeletal muscle cells: An analytical study', JOURNAL OF THEORETICAL BIOLOGY, 301 15-27 (2012) [C1]
2012Studli S, Crisostomi E, Middleton RH, Shorten R, 'A flexible distributed framework for realising electric and plug-in hybrid vehicle charging policies', International Journal of Control, 85 1130-1145 (2012) [C1]
2012Lennartson B, Middleton RH, Gustafsson I, 'Numerical sensitivity of linear matrix inequalities using shift and delta operators', IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, 57 2874-2879 (2012) [C1]
2012Whelan T, Stüdli S, McDonald J, Middleton RH, 'Line point registration: A technique for enhancing robot localization in a soccer environment', Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics), 7416 LNCS 258-269 (2012) [C1]
2012O'Donoghue Y, Mason O, Middleton R, 'On the Kamke-Muller conditions, monotonicity and continuity for bi-modal piecewise-smooth systems', SYSTEMS & CONTROL LETTERS, 61 180-186 (2012) [C1]
2012Chesi G, Colaneri P, Geromel JC, Middleton R, Shorten R, 'A Nonconservative LMI Condition for Stability of Switched Systems With Guaranteed Dwell Time', IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON AUTOMATIC CONTROL, 57 1297-1302 (2012) [C1]
2011Shu Z, Middleton RH, 'Stabilization Over Power-Constrained Parallel Gaussian Channels', IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON AUTOMATIC CONTROL, 56 1718-1724 (2011) [C1]
2011Medioli AM, Seron MM, Middleton R, 'Maximal controllability of input constrained unstable systems by the addition of implicit constraints', Automatica, 47 2260-2266 (2011) [C1]

Co-authors: Maria Seron

2011Hernandez-Vargas E, Colaneri P, Middleton R, Blanchini F, 'Discrete-time control for switched positive systems with application to mitigating viral escape', INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF ROBUST AND NONLINEAR CONTROL, 21 1093-1111 (2011) [C1]
2011Ferreira J, Hernandez-Vargas EA, Middleton RH, 'Computer simulation of structured treatment interruption for HIV infection', COMPUTER METHODS AND PROGRAMS IN BIOMEDICINE, 104 50-61 (2011) [C1]
2011Corcoran P, Winstanley A, Mooney P, Middleton R, 'Background Foreground Segmentation for SLAM', IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON INTELLIGENT TRANSPORTATION SYSTEMS, 12 1177-1183 (2011) [C1]
2011Freudenberg JS, Middleton RH, Braslavsky JH, 'Minimum variance control over a Gaussian communication channel', IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, 56 1751-1765 (2011) [C1]
2011Middleton R, 'Publications', IEEE CONTROL SYSTEMS MAGAZINE, 31 11-12 (2011) [O1]
2011Middleton R, 'Conferences on Decision and Control', IEEE CONTROL SYSTEMS MAGAZINE, 31 12-13 (2011) [O1]
2011Middleton R, 'The Half Century', IEEE CONTROL SYSTEMS MAGAZINE, 31 12-15 (2011) [O1]
2011Middleton R, 'Challenges and Future Directions', IEEE CONTROL SYSTEMS MAGAZINE, 31 13-14 (2011) [O1]
2011Middleton R, 'Memories and Lessons from Adaptive Control', IEEE CONTROL SYSTEMS MAGAZINE, 31 12-14 (2011) [O1]
2010Middleton RH, Braslavsky JH, 'String instability in classes of linear time invariant formation control with limited communication range', IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, 55 1519-1530 (2010) [C1]
2010Weisse AY, Middleton RH, Huisinga W, 'Quantifying uncertainty, variability and likelihood for ordinary differential equation models', BMC SYSTEMS BIOLOGY, 4 (2010) [C1]
2010Freudenberg JS, Middleton RH, Solo V, 'Stabilization and Disturbance Attenuation Over a Gaussian Communication Channel', IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON AUTOMATIC CONTROL, 55 795-799 (2010) [C1]
2009Wiklendt LS, Chalup SK, Middleton RH, 'A small spiking neural network with LQR control applied to the acrobot', Neural Computing & Applications, 18 369-375 (2009) [C1]
2009Shorten RN, Cor­Less M, Wulff K, Knorn S, Midd­Le­Ton RH, 'Qua­dra­tic Sta­bi­lity and Sin­gu­lar SISO Swit­ching Sys­tems', IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, 54 2714-2718 (2009) [C1]
2009Oyarzun DA, Ingalls BP, Middleton RH, Kalamatianos D, 'Sequential Activation of Metabolic Pathways: a Dynamic Optimization Approach', BULLETIN OF MATHEMATICAL BIOLOGY, 71 1851-1872 (2009) [C1]
2009Middleton RH, Rojas AJ, Freudenberg JS, Braslavsky JH, 'Feedback stabilization over a first order moving average Gaussian noise channel', IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, 54 163-167 (2009) [C1]
2009Braslavsky JH, Middleton RH, Freudenberg JS, 'Authors' reply', IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, 54 1427 (2009) [C3]
2008Rojas AJ, Braslavsky JH, Middleton RH, 'Channel signal-to-noise ratio constrained feedback control: performance and robustness', IET Control Theory and Applications, 2 595-605 (2008) [C1]
2008Rojas AJ, Braslavsky JH, Middleton RH, 'Fundamental limitations in control over a communication channel', Automatica, 44 3147-3151 (2008) [C1]
2008Miller DE, Middleton RH, 'On limitations to the achievable path following performance for linear multivariable plants', IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, 53 2586-2601 (2008) [C1]
2008Chen J, Hara S, Qiu L, Middleton RH, 'Best Achievable Tracking Performance in Sampled-Data Systems via LTI Controllers', IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON AUTOMATIC CONTROL, 53 2467-2479 (2008) [C1]
2007Middleton RH, Miller DE, 'On the achievable delay margin using LTI control for unstable plants', IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON AUTOMATIC CONTROL, 52 1194-1207 (2007) [C1]
2007Braslavsky JH, Middleton RH, Freudenberg JS, 'Feedback stabilization over signal-to-noise ratio constrained channels', IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, 52 1391-1403 (2007) [C1]
2007Kellett CM, Middleton RH, Shorten RN, 'On AIMD congestion control in multiple bottleneck networks', IEEE Communications Letters, 11 631-633 (2007) [C1]
2007Mitchell SD, Welsh JS, Middleton RH, Phung BT, 'Practical implementation of a narrowband high frequency distributed model for locating partial discharge in a power transformer', 2007 ELECTRICAL INSULATION CONFERENCE AND ELECTRICAL MANUFACTURING EXPO, 127-131 (2007)
2006Goodwin GC, Seron MM, Middleton RH, Zhang MM, Hennessy BF, Stone PM, Menabde M, 'Receding horizon control applied to optimal mine planning', Automatica, 42 1337-1342 (2006) [C1]
2005Woodhouse DJ, Middleton RH, 'Consistency in Ground Potential Rise estimation utilizing Fall of Potential method data', IEEE Transactions on Power Delivery, 20 1226-1234 (2005) [C1]
2005Saha TK, Middleton R, Thomas A, 'Correlation between time and frequency domain polarisation measurements for transformer moisture assessment', Australian Journal of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, 2 175-181 (2005)
2005Lennartson B, Middleton R, Christiansson A-K, Fransson C-M, 'Multi criteria sampled-data H8 control applied to the choice of sampling rate and anti-alias filter', IFAC Proceedings Volumes (IFAC-PapersOnline), 16 850-855 (2005)
2005Braslavsky JH, Middleton RH, Freudenberg JS, 'Effects of time delay on feedback stabilisation over signal-to-noise ratio constrained channels', IFAC Proceedings Volumes (IFAC-PapersOnline), 16 219-224 (2005)

Co-authors: Julio Braslavsky

2004Middleton RH, Chen J, Freudenberg JS, 'Tracking sensitivity and achievable Hinfinity performance in preview control', Automatica, 40 1297-1306 (2004) [C1]
2004Middleton RH, Chalup SK, Quinlan MJ, Murch CL, 'Traction monitoring for collision detection with legged robots', Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence, 3020 374-384 (2004) [C1]

Co-authors: Stephan Chalup

2004Chalup SK, Middleton RH, Quinlan MJ, Wiklendt LS, 'Neurocomputational aspects of legged locomotion motor control', Proceedings of the Australian Neuroscience Society, 15 105 (2004) [C3]

Co-authors: Stephan Chalup

2004Lennartson B, Middleton R, Christiansson A-K, 'Unified, periodic & sampled data H8 control using the delta operator', Proceedings of the IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, 3 2364-2369 (2004)
2004Lennartson B, Middleton R, Christiansson A-K, McKelvey T, 'Low order sampled data H8 control using the delta operator and LMIs', Proceedings of the IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, 4 4479-4484 (2004)
2004Middleton R, Braslavsky JH, Freudenberg J, 'Stabilization of non-minimum phase plants over signal-to-noise ratio constrained channels', 2004 5th Asian Control Conference, 3 1914-1922 (2004)

Co-authors: Julio Braslavsky

2004Syaichu-Rohman A, Middleton RH, 'Anti-windup Schemes for Discrete Time Systems: An LMI-based Design', 2004 5th Asian Control Conference, 1 554-561 (2004)
2004Syaichu-Rohman A, Middleton RH, 'An explicit static anti-windup design for a class of two input two output plants', 2004 5th Asian Control Conference, 1 546-553 (2004)
2003Freudenberg JS, Hollot CV, Middleton RH, Toochinda V, 'Fundamental Design Limitations of the general Control Configuration', IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, 48 1355-1370 (2003) [C1]
2003Lau K, Middleton RH, Braslavsky JH, 'Undershoot and Settling Time Tradeoffs for Nonminimum Phase Systems', IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, 48 1389-1393 (2003) [C1]
2003Zhivoglyadov P, Middleton RH, 'Stability and switching control design issue for a class of discrete time hybrid systems', Automatica, 39 981-987 (2003) [C1]
2003Lau K, Middleton RH, 'Switched integrator control schemes for integrating plants', EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF CONTROL, 9 539-559 (2003) [C1]
2003Zhivoglyadov P, Middleton RH, 'Networked control design for linear systems', Automatica, 39 743-750 (2003) [C1]
2003Freudenberg JS, Hollot CV, Middleton RH, 'A tradeoff between disturbance attenuation and stability robustness', PROCEEDINGS OF THE 2003 AMERICAN CONTROL CONFERENCE, VOLS 1-6, 4816-4821 (2003)
2003Chen J, Middleton RH, 'Guest editorial - New developments and applications in performance limitation of feedback control', IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON AUTOMATIC CONTROL, 48 1297-1297 (2003)
2002Zhivoglyadov P, Middleton RH, 'Switching controller design via convex polyhedral Lyapunov functions', Automatica, 38 1439-1448 (2002) [C1]
2002Chen G, Chen J, Middleton RH, 'Optimal Tracking Performance for SIMO Systems', IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, 47 1770-1775 (2002) [C1]
2002Braslavsky JH, Middleton RH, Freudenberg JS, 'Cheap Control Performance of a Class of Nonright-Invertible Nonlinear Systems', IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, 47 1314-1319 (2002) [C1]
2002Freudenberg JS, Middleton RH, 'Scaling and redundancy for ill-conditioned two input, two output plants', Automatica, 38 499-505 (2002) [C1]
2002Chen J, Hara S, Qui L, Middleton R, 'Best achievable tracking performance in sampled-data control systems', Proceedings of the IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, 4 3889-3894 (2002) [C1]
2002Woodyatt AR, Seron MM, Freudenberg JS, Middleton RH, 'Cheap control tracking performance for non-right-invertible systems', INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF ROBUST AND NONLINEAR CONTROL, 12 1253-1273 (2002) [C1]
2001Woodyatt AR, Freudenberg JS, Middleton RH, 'An integral constraint for single input two output feedback systems', Automatica, 37 1717-1726 (2001) [C1]
2001Zhivoglyadov P, Middleton RH, Fu M, 'Further results on localization-based switching adaptive control', Automatica, 37 257-263 (2001) [C1]

Co-authors: Minyue Fu

2000De Dona JA, Goodwin GC, Middleton RH, Raeburn I, 'Convergence of Eigenvalues in State-Discretization of Linear Stochastic Systems', SIAM Journal on Matrix Analysis and Applications, 21, No 4 1102-1111 (2000) [C1]
2000Zhivoglyadov P, Middleton RH, Fu M, 'Localization Based Switching Adaptive Control for Time-Varying Discrete-Time Systems', IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, 45, No. 4 752-755 (2000) [C1]

Co-authors: Minyue Fu

2000Ortiz DS, Freudenberg JS, Middleton RH, 'Feedback limitations of linear sampled-data periodic digital control', International Journal of Robust and Nonlinear Control, 10, No 9 729-745 (2000) [C1]
2000Woodhouse DJ, Middleton RH, 'Assessment of analysis techniques used in determining grounding system potential rise from the fall of potential method', Proceedings of the IEEE Power Engineering Society Transmission and Distribution Conference, 2 1153-1158 (2000)
2000Bosgra OH, Engell S, Middleton RH, Astrom KJ, 'Discussion on: 'Limitations on control system performance' by K.J. Astrom', EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF CONTROL, 6 21-26 (2000)
1999Freudenberg JS, Middleton RH, 'Properties of Single Input, Two Output Feedback Systems', International Journal of Control, 172, No. 16 1446-1465 (1999) [C1]
1999Middleton RH, Graebe SF, 'Slow Stable Open-Loop Poles: to Cancel or Not to Cancel', Automatica, 35, No. 5 877-886 (1999) [C1]
1999Goodwin GC, Woodyatt AR, Middleton RH, Shim J, 'Fundamental Limitations due to jw-axis Zeros in SISO Systems', Automatica, 36, No. 6 857-863 (1999) [C1]

Co-authors: Graham Goodwin

1999Braslavsky JH, Middleton RH, Freudenberg JS, 'Cheap control performance of a class of non-right-invertible nonlinear systems', Proceedings of the IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, 5 4718-4723 (1999)
1998Braslavsky JH, Middleton RH, Freudenberg JS, 'L2-Induced Norms and Frequency Gains of Sampled-Data Sensitivity Operators', IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, 43 252-258 (1998) [C1]

Co-authors: Julio Braslavsky

1998Braslavsky JH, Middleton RH, Freudenberg JS, 'L2-Induced norms and frequency gains of sampled-data sensitivity operators', IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, 43 252-258 (1998)
1997Braslavsky JH, Meinsma G, Middleton RH, Freudenberg JS, 'On a key sampling formula relating the Laplace and Z transforms', Systems & Control Letters, 29 181-190 (1997) [C1]

Co-authors: Julio Braslavsky

1997Freudenberg JS, Middleton RH, Braslavsky JH, 'Robustness of zero shifting via generalized sampled-data hold functions', IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, 42 1681-1692 (1997) [C1]

Co-authors: Julio Braslavsky

1996Braslavsky JH, Middleton RH, 'Global and semi-global stabilizability in certain cascade nonlinear systems', IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, 41 876-881 (1996) [C1]

Co-authors: Julio Braslavsky

1996Griffiths BJ, Middleton RH, Wilkie BA, 'Condition monitoring of the grinding process using light scattering', WEAR, 198 39-45 (1996)
1995DOMANTI S, MCELWAIN DLS, MIDDLETON RH, 'ASYMPTOTIC APPROACH TO THE HILL MODEL OF SPREAD IN ROLLING', JOURNAL OF ENGINEERING MATERIALS AND TECHNOLOGY-TRANSACTIONS OF THE ASME, 117 75-81 (1995)
1995BRASLAVSKY JH, MIDDLETON RH, FREUDENBERG JS, 'Sensitivity and robustness of sampled-data control systems: A frequency domain viewpoint.', PROCEEDINGS OF THE 1995 AMERICAN CONTROL CONFERENCE, VOLS 1-6, 1040-1044 (1995)
1995GOODWIN GC, MIDDLETON RH, 'PARAMETERIZATION OF LINEAR OBSERVERS AND ITS APPLICATION TO OBSERVER DESIGN - COMMENTS', IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON AUTOMATIC CONTROL, 40 1147-1147 (1995)
1995FEUER A, MIDDLETON R, 'CONDITIONING OF LMS ALGORITHMS WITH FAST SAMPLING', IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON SIGNAL PROCESSING, 43 1978-1981 (1995)
1995MIDDLETON R, FREUDENBERG J, 'NONPATHOLOGICAL SAMPLING FOR GENERALIZED SAMPLED-DATA HOLD FUNCTIONS', AUTOMATICA, 31 315-319 (1995)
1995FREUDENBERG JS, MIDDLETON RH, BRASLAVSKY JH, 'INHERENT DESIGN LIMITATIONS FOR LINEAR SAMPLED-DATA FEEDBACK-SYSTEMS', INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF CONTROL, 61 1387-1421 (1995)
1994WANG YY, HILL DJ, MIDDLETON RH, GAO L, 'TRANSIENT STABILIZATION OF POWER-SYSTEMS WITH AN ADAPTIVE-CONTROL LAW', AUTOMATICA, 30 1409-1413 (1994)
1994BRASLAVSKY JH, MIDDLETON RH, 'GLOBAL AND SEMIGLOBAL STABILIZABILITY IN CERTAIN CASCADE NONLINEAR-SYSTEMS', PROCEEDINGS OF THE 1994 AMERICAN CONTROL CONFERENCE, VOLS 1-3, 1761-1765 (1994)
1994DOMANTI S, MCELWAIN DLS, MIDDLETON RH, 'MODEL OF COLD-ROLLING OF THIN METAL SHEETS BETWEEN NONPARALLEL ROLLS', APPLIED MATHEMATICAL MODELLING, 18 362-372 (1994)
1994FREUDENBERG JS, MIDDLETON RH, BRASLAVSKY JH, 'INHERENT DESIGN LIMITATIONS FOR LINEAR SAMPLED-DATA FEEDBACK-SYSTEMS', PROCEEDINGS OF THE 1994 AMERICAN CONTROL CONFERENCE, VOLS 1-3, 3227-3231 (1994)
1994GRIFFITHS BJ, MIDDLETON RH, WILKIE BA, 'LIGHT-SCATTERING FOR THE MEASUREMENT OF SURFACE FINISH - A REVIEW', INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF PRODUCTION RESEARCH, 32 2683-2694 (1994)
1993DOMANTI S, MCELWAIN DS, MIDDLETON RH, EDWARDS WJ, 'THE DECAY OF STRESSES INDUCED BY FLAT ROLLING OF METAL STRIP', INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF MECHANICAL SCIENCES, 35 897-907 (1993)
1993WANG YY, HILL DJ, MIDDLETON RH, GAO L, 'TRANSIENT STABILITY ENHANCEMENT AND VOLTAGE REGULATION OF POWER-SYSTEMS', IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON POWER SYSTEMS, 8 620-627 (1993)
1992MIDDLETON RH, KOKOTOVIC PV, 'BOUNDEDNESS PROPERTIES OF SIMPLE, INDIRECT ADAPTIVE-CONTROL SYSTEMS', IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON AUTOMATIC CONTROL, 37 1989-1994 (1992)
1992Song Y-D, Middleton RH, Anderson JN, 'Study on the exponential path tracking control of robot manipulators via direct adaptive methods', Robotics and Autonomous Systems, 9 271-282 (1992)
1992Middleton RH, 'Controller structures for parallel redundant failure tolerant control systems', Proceedings of the American Control Conference, 3 2099-2103 (1992)
1992SONG YD, MIDDLETON RH, 'DEALING WITH THE TIME-VARYING PARAMETER PROBLEM OF ROBOT MANIPULATORS PERFORMING PATH TRACKING TASKS', IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON AUTOMATIC CONTROL, 37 1597-1601 (1992)
1992GOODWIN GC, MIDDLETON RH, POOR HV, 'HIGH-SPEED DIGITAL SIGNAL-PROCESSING AND CONTROL', PROCEEDINGS OF THE IEEE, 80 240-259 (1992)
1991MIDDLETON RH, 'TRADE-OFFS IN LINEAR-CONTROL SYSTEM-DESIGN', AUTOMATICA, 27 281-292 (1991)
1991Middleton RH, Kokotovic PV, 'Boundedness properties of simple indirect adaptive control systems', Proceedings of the American Control Conference, 2 1216-1220 (1991)
1991ZHANG CS, MIDDLETON RH, EVANS RJ, 'STABLE HYBRID ADAPTIVE-CONTROL', INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF CONTROL, 53 1377-1394 (1991)
1990MIDDLETON RH, 'ADAPTIVE-CONTROL FOR ROBOT MANIPULATORS USING DISCRETE-TIME IDENTIFICATION', IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON AUTOMATIC CONTROL, 35 633-637 (1990)
1989MIDDLETON RH, GOODWIN GC, WANG Y, 'ON THE ROBUSTNESS OF ADAPTIVE CONTROLLERS USING RELATIVE DEADZONES', AUTOMATICA, 25 889-896 (1989)
1989MIDDLETON RH, GOODWIN GC, LONGMAN RW, 'A METHOD FOR IMPROVING THE DYNAMIC ACCURACY OF A ROBOT PERFORMING A REPETITIVE TASK', INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF ROBOTICS RESEARCH, 8 67-74 (1989)
1989GOODWIN GC, MIDDLETON RH, 'THE CLASS OF ALL STABLE UNBIASED STATE ESTIMATORS', SYSTEMS & CONTROL LETTERS, 13 161-163 (1989)
1989ZHANG CS, MIDDLETON RH, EVANS RJ, 'AN ALGORITHM FOR MULTIRATE SAMPLING ADAPTIVE-CONTROL', IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON AUTOMATIC CONTROL, 34 792-795 (1989)
1989Goodwin GC, Salgado ME, Middleton RH, 'Example applications of an integrated indirect adaptive design technique', International Journal of Adaptive Control and Signal Processing, 3 143-154 (1989)

Co-authors: Graham Goodwin

1988MIDDLETON RH, GOODWIN GC, 'ADAPTIVE COMPUTED TORQUE CONTROL FOR RIGID LINK MANIPULATIONS', SYSTEMS & CONTROL LETTERS, 10 9-16 (1988)
1988SALGADO M, MIDDLETON R, GOODWIN GC, 'CONNECTION BETWEEN CONTINUOUS AND DISCRETE RICCATI-EQUATIONS WITH APPLICATIONS TO KALMAN FILTERING', IEE PROCEEDINGS-D CONTROL THEORY AND APPLICATIONS, 135 28-34 (1988)
1988MIDDLETON RH, GOODWIN GC, 'ADAPTIVE-CONTROL OF TIME-VARYING LINEAR-SYSTEMS', IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON AUTOMATIC CONTROL, 33 150-155 (1988)
1988SALGADO ME, GOODWIN GC, MIDDLETON RH, 'MODIFIED LEAST-SQUARES ALGORITHM INCORPORATING EXPONENTIAL RESETTING AND FORGETTING', INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF CONTROL, 47 477-491 (1988)
1988MIDDLETON RH, GOODWIN GC, HILL DJ, MAYNE DQ, 'DESIGN ISSUES IN ADAPTIVE-CONTROL', IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON AUTOMATIC CONTROL, 33 50-58 (1988)
1987MIDDLETON RH, 'ADAPTIVE CONTROLLER DESIGNS FOR ROBOT MANIPULATOR SYSTEMS USING LYAPUNOV DIRECT METHOD - COMMENT', IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON AUTOMATIC CONTROL, 32 749-749 (1987)
1987MIDDLETON RH, 'INDIRECT CONTINUOUS-TIME ADAPTIVE-CONTROL', AUTOMATICA, 23 793-795 (1987)
1987Middleton RH, 'COMMENTS, WITH REPLY, ON 'ADAPTIVE CONTROLLER DESIGNS FOR ROBOT MANIPULATOR SYSTEMS USING LYAPUNOV DIRECT METHOD' BY K. Y. LIM, AND M. ESLAMI.', IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, AC-32 749-749 (1987)
1987WITTENMARK B, MIDDLETON RH, GOODWIN GC, 'ADAPTIVE DECOUPLING OF MULTIVARIABLE SYSTEMS', INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF CONTROL, 46 1993-2009 (1987)
1986GOODWIN GC, LEAL RL, MAYNE DQ, MIDDLETON RH, 'RAPPROCHEMENT BETWEEN CONTINUOUS AND DISCRETE MODEL-REFERENCE ADAPTIVE-CONTROL', AUTOMATICA, 22 199-207 (1986)
1986MIDDLETON RH, CANTONI A, 'ELECTROMAGNETIC DAMPING FOR STEPPER MOTORS WITH CHOPPER DRIVES', IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON INDUSTRIAL ELECTRONICS, 33 241-246 (1986)
1986MIDDLETON RH, GOODWIN GC, 'IMPROVED FINITE WORD-LENGTH CHARACTERISTICS IN DIGITAL-CONTROL USING DELTA-OPERATORS', IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON AUTOMATIC CONTROL, 31 1015-1021 (1986)
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Conference (122 outputs)

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2014Chesi G, Middleton RH, 'On the robust stability of 2D mixed continuous-discrete-time systems with uncertainty', Proceedings of the 2014 American Control Conference, Portland, Oregon (2014) [E1]
2013Freudenberg JS, Middleton RH, 'Transient response of minimum variance control over a Gaussian communication channel', 2013 European Control Conference, ECC 2013, Zurich, Switzerland (2013) [E1]
2013Knorn S, Donaire A, Aguero JC, Middleton RH, 'Energy-based control of bidirectional vehicle strings', 2013 3rd Australian Control Conference (AUCC), Perth, Australia (2013) [E1]
2013Knorn S, Middleton RH, 'Two-dimensional analysis of string stability of nonlinear vehicle strings', 2013 IEEE 52nd Annual Conference on Decision and Control (CDC), Firenze, Italy (2013) [E1]
2013Chesi G, Middleton RH, 'A necessary and sufficient LMI condition for stability of 2D mixed continuous-discrete-time systems', 2013 European Control Conference, ECC 2013, Zurich, Switzerland (2013) [E1]
2013Stuedli S, Middleton RH, Braslavsky JH, 'A fixed-structure automaton for load management of electric vehicles', 2013 European Control Conference, ECC 2013, Zurich, Switzerland (2013) [E1]

Co-authors: Julio Braslavsky

2013Stuedli S, Khan RH, Middleton RH, Khan JY, 'Performance analysis of an AIMD based EV charging algorithm over a wireless network', 2013 Australasian Universities Power Engineering Conference, AUPEC 2013, Hobart, Tasmania (2013) [E1]
2013Knorn S, Middleton RH, 'String stability analysis of a vehicle platoon with communication range 2 using the two-dimensional induced operator norm', 2013 European Control Conference, ECC 2013, Zurich, Switzerland (2013) [E1]
2013Haimovich H, Middleton RH, De Nicolo L, 'Large-signal stability conditions for semi-quasi-Z-source inverters: Switched and averaged models', 2013 IEEE 52nd Annual Conference on Decision and Control (CDC), Firenze (2013) [E1]
2013Freudenberg JS, Middleton RH, Wagner AB, 'Feedback properties of Gaussian channels with feedback', 2013 IEEE 52nd Annual Conference on Decision and Control (CDC), Firenze, Italy (2013) [E1]
2013Liu M, McLoone S, Studli S, Middleton R, Shorten R, Braslavs J, 'On-off based charging strategies for EVs connected to a Low Voltage distributon network', Asia-Pacific Power and Energy Engineering Conference, APPEEC (2013)
2012Hernandez-Vargas EA, Colaneri P, Middleton RH, 'Sub-optimal switching with dwell time constraints for control of viral mutation', 2012 IEEE 51st Annual Conference on Decision and Control (CDC). Conference Proceedings, Maui, Hawaii (2012) [E1]
2012Studli S, Crisostomi E, Middleton RH, Shorten R, 'AIMD-like algorithms for charging electric and plug-in hybrid vehicles', 2012 IEEE International Electric Vehicle Conference, Greenville, SC (2012) [E1]
2012Lennartson B, Middleton RH, 'Numerical sensitivity of Linear Matrix Inequalities for shorter sampling periods', 2012 IEEE 51st Annual Conference on Decision and Control (CDC). Conference Proceedings, Maui, Hawaii (2012) [E1]
2012Goodwin GC, Cea Garrido ME, Seron MM, Ferris DA, Middleton RH, Campos B, 'Opportunities and challenges in the application of nonlinear MPC to industrial problems', 4th IFAC Conference on Nonlinear Model Predictive Control, NMPC'12, Noordwijkerhout, NL (2012) [E1]
2012Knorn S, Middleton RH, 'Asymptotic stability of two-dimensional continuous Roesser models with singularities at the stability boundary', 2012 IEEE 51st Annual Conference on Decision and Control (CDC). Conference Proceedings, Maui, Hawaii (2012) [E1]
2012Lopez-Caamal F, Garcia MR, Oyarzun DA, Middleton RH, 'Analytic computation of the integrated response in nonlinear reaction-diffusion systems', 51st IEEE Conference on Decision and Control. Conference Proceedings, Maui, Hawaii (2012) [E1]
2012Knorn S, Middleton RH, 'Two-dimensional frequency domain analysis of string stability', 2012 Australian Control Conference, Melbourne, Vic (2012) [E1]
2012Whelan T, Stuedli S, McDonald J, Middleton RH, 'Efficient Localization for Robot Soccer Using Pattern Matching', LEVERAGING APPLICATIONS OF FORMAL METHODS, VERIFICATION, AND VALIDATION, vIENNA, AUSTRIA (2012) [E1]
2012Lopez-Caamal F, Garcia MR, Middleton RH, 'Reducing computational time via order reduction of a class of reaction-diffusion systems', 2012 AMERICAN CONTROL CONFERENCE (ACC), Montreal, CANADA (2012) [E2]
2012Garcia MR, Pearlmutter BA, Wellstead PE, Verwoerd M, Middleton RH, 'A functional mechanism for deep brain stimulation in Parkinson's disease: The slow axon blockade hypothesis', MOVEMENT DISORDERS, Dublin, IRELAND (2012) [E3]
2012Francis F, Garcia MR, Wellstead P, Middleton R, 'L-type calcium channel block and energy implications for substantia nigra neurons', MOVEMENT DISORDERS, Dublin, IRELAND (2012) [E3]
2011Garcia MR, Verwoerd M, Pearlmutter BA, Wellstead PE, Middleton RH, 'Deep Brain Stimulation may Reduce Tremor by Preferential Blockade of Slower Axons via Antidromic Activation', 2011 50TH IEEE CONFERENCE ON DECISION AND CONTROL AND EUROPEAN CONTROL CONFERENCE (CDC-ECC), Orlando, FL (2011) [E1]
2011Yu B, Freudenberg JS, Gillespie RB, Middleton RH, 'String Instability in Coupled Harmonic Oscillator Systems', 2011 50TH IEEE CONFERENCE ON DECISION AND CONTROL AND EUROPEAN CONTROL CONFERENCE (CDC-ECC), Orlando, FL (2011) [E1]
2011Peters AA, Middleton RH, 'Leader velocity tracking and string stability in homogeneous vehicle formations with a constant spacing policy', IEEE International Conference on Control and Automation, ICCA (2011) [E1]
2011Shu Z, Hernandez-Vargas EA, Middleton RH, 'A Mathematical Study on Immune Activation and Related Dynamics in HIV Infection', 2011 50TH IEEE CONFERENCE ON DECISION AND CONTROL AND EUROPEAN CONTROL CONFERENCE (CDC-ECC), Orlando, FL (2011) [E1]
2011Oyarzun DA, Middleton RH, 'Optimal adaptation of metabolic networks in dynamic equilibrium', 2011 AMERICAN CONTROL CONFERENCE, San Fransisco, CA (2011) [E1]
2010Chesi G, Colaneri P, Geromel JC, Middleton R, Shorten R, 'Computing Upper-bounds of the Minimum Dwell Time of Linear Switched Systems via Homogeneous Polynomial Lyapunov Functions', 2010 AMERICAN CONTROL CONFERENCE, Baltimore, MD (2010) [E1]
2010Quinlan MJ, Middleton RH, 'Multiple Model Kalman Filters: A Localization Technique for RoboCup Soccer', ROBOCUP 2009: ROBOT SOCCER WORLD CUP XIII, Graz, AUSTRIA (2010) [E1]
2010Boerlage M, Middleton R, Steinbuch M, de Jager B, 'Rejection of fixed direction disturbances in multivariable electromechanical motion systems', MECHATRONICS, Seoul, SOUTH KOREA (2010) [E1]
2010Hernandez-Vargas EA, Middleton RH, Colaneri P, Blanchini F, 'Dynamic Optimization Algorithms to mitigate HIV escape', 49TH IEEE CONFERENCE ON DECISION AND CONTROL (CDC), Atlanta, GA (2010) [E1]
2010Zappavigna A, Colaneri P, Geromel JC, Middleton R, 'Stabilization of Continuous-Time Switched Linear Positive Systems', 2010 AMERICAN CONTROL CONFERENCE, Baltimore, MD (2010) [E2]
2010Francis F, Garcia MR, Wellstead P, Middleton R, 'An Ill-Fated Substantia Nigra Through the Systems Looking Glass: An Energetic Overview', MOVEMENT DISORDERS (2010) [E3]
2009Medioli AM, Seron MM, Middleton RH, 'Reduced parameterisation MPC for input-constrained unstable linear systems: Part 2: Properties', ECC'09: European Control Conference 2009 Proceedings, Budapest, Hungary (2009) [E1]

Co-authors: Maria Seron

2009Klinge S, Middleton RH, 'Time Headway Requirements for String Stability of Homogeneous Linear Unidirectionally Connected Systems', PROCEEDINGS OF THE 48TH IEEE CONFERENCE ON DECISION AND CONTROL, 2009 HELD JOINTLY WITH THE 2009 28TH CHINESE CONTROL CONFERENCE (CDC/CCC 2009), Shanghai, PEOPLES R CHINA (2009) [E1]
2009Shorten R, Corless M, Middleton R, Klinge S, Wulff K, 'A quadratic stability result for singular switched systems with application to anti-windup control', 2009 AMERICAN CONTROL CONFERENCE, VOLS 1-9, St Louis, MO (2009) [E1]
2009Freudenberg JS, Middleton RH, 'Stabilization and Performance over a Gaussian Communication Channel for a Plant with Time Delay', 2009 AMERICAN CONTROL CONFERENCE, VOLS 1-9, St Louis, MO (2009) [E1]
2009Ferreira J, O'Donoghue Y, Middleton R, 'Analysis of HIV mutation dynamics for a linear mutation tree', PROCEEDINGS OF THE 48TH IEEE CONFERENCE ON DECISION AND CONTROL, 2009 HELD JOINTLY WITH THE 2009 28TH CHINESE CONTROL CONFERENCE (CDC/CCC 2009), Shanghai, PEOPLES R CHINA (2009) [E1]
2008Rojas AJ, Middleton RH, Freudenberg JS, Braslavsky JH, 'Input disturbance rejection in channel signal-to-noise ratio constrained feedback control', Proceedings of the American Control Conference 2008, Seattle, Washington (2008) [E1]
2008Henderson N, King R, Middleton RH, 'An application of Gaussian mixtures: Colour segmenting for the four Legged League using HSI colour space', ROBOCUP 2007: ROBOT SOCCER WORLD CUP XI, Atlanta, GA (2008) [E1]
2008Freudenberg JS, Middleton RH, 'Feedback control performance over a noisy communication channel', 2008 IEEE INFORMATION THEORY WORKSHOP, Porto, PORTUGAL (2008) [E1]
2008Freudenberg JS, Middleton RH, Braslavsky JH, 'Minimum variance control over a Gaussian communication channel', Proceedings of the American Control Conference 2008, Seattle, Washington (2008) [E1]
2008Henderson N, Nicklin SP, Wong AS, Kulk JA, Chalup SK, King R, et al., 'The 2008 NUManoids Team Report', RoboCup. Participating Teams 2008. Downloads, Suzhou, China (2008) [E2]

Co-authors: Stephan Chalup

2007Henderson N, King RA, Middleton RH, 'An application of Gaussian mixtures: Colour segmenting for the four legged league using HSI colour space', 11th Annual RoboCup International Symposium 2007. Proceedings, Atlanta, Georgia (2007) [E1]

Co-authors: Robert King

2007Freudenberg JS, Middleton RH, Braslavsky JH, 'Stabilization with disturbance attenuation over a Gaussian channel', Proceedings of the 46th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, 2007, New Orleans (2007) [E1]
2007Nicklin SP, Fisher RD, Middleton RH, 'Rolling shutter image compensation', Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Bremen, Germany (2007) [E1]
2007Mitchell SD, Welsh JS, Middleton RH, Phung BT, 'A narrow band high frequency distributed power transformer model for partial discharge location', Conference Proceedings of the 2007 Australasian Universities Power Engineering Conference. AUPEC'07, Perth, WA (2007) [E1]
2007Rojas AJ, Braslavsky JH, Middleton RH, 'Output feedback sensitivity functions under signal to noise ratio constraint', Proceedings of the 2007 American Control Conference ACC '07, New York (2007) [E1]
2007Mitchell SD, Welsh JS, Middleton RH, Phung BT, 'Practical implementation of a narrowband high frequency distributed model for locating partial discharge in a power transformer', 2007 EIC/EM EXPO. Electrical Insulation Conference and Electrical Manufacturing Expo. Proceedings, Nashville, TN (2007) [E2]
2007Braslavsky JH, Rojas AJ, Middleton RH, 'Feedback control over signal to noise ratio constrained communication channels', CT07 Abstracts, San Francisco, CA (2007) [E3]

Co-authors: Julio Braslavsky

2007Freudenberg JS, Middleton RH, Braslavsky JH, 'Stabilization with disturbance attenuation over a Gaussian channel', PROCEEDINGS OF THE 46TH IEEE CONFERENCE ON DECISION AND CONTROL, VOLS 1-14, New Orleans, LA (2007)
2007Rojas AJ, Braslavsky JH, Middleton RH, 'Output feedback sensitivity functions under signal to noise ratio constraint', 2007 AMERICAN CONTROL CONFERENCE, VOLS 1-13, New York, NY (2007)
2006Rojas AJ, Braslavsky JH, Middleton RH, 'Output Feedback Stabilisation over Bandwidth Limited, Signal to Noise Ratio Constrained Communication Channels', Proceedings of the 2006 American Control Conference, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA (2006) [E1]

Co-authors: Julio Braslavsky

2006Freudenberg JS, Middleton RH, Solo V, 'The Minimal Signal-to-Noise Ratio Required to Stabilize over a Noisy Channel', Proceedings of the 2006 American Control Conference, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA (2006) [E1]
2006Chalup SK, Dickinson MR, Fisher RD, Middleton RH, Quinlan MJ, Turner PD, 'Proposal of a Kit-Style Robot as the New Standard Platform for the Four-Legged League', Proceedings of the 2006 Australasian Conference on Robotics & Automation, Auckland, New Zealand (2006) [E1]
2006Braslavsky JH, Middleton RH, Freudenberg JS, 'Effects of Time Delay on Feedback Stabilisation over Signal-To-Noise Ratio Constrained Channels', Proceedings of 16th IFAC World Congress, Prague, Czech Republic (2006) [E1]

Co-authors: Julio Braslavsky

2006Peterson KS, Middleton RH, Freudenberg JS, 'Fundamental Limitations in Self-Sensing Magnetic Bearings when Modeled as Linear Periodic Systems', Proceedings of the 2006 American Control Conference, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA (2006) [E1]
2006Miller DE, Middleton RH, 'On Limitations to the Achievable Path Tracking Performance for Linear Multivariable Plants', Proceedings of the 45th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, San Diego, CA, USA (2006) [E1]
2006Middleton RH, Kellett CM, Shorten RN, 'Fairness and Convergence Results for Additive-Increase Multiplicative-Decrease Multiple-Bottleneck Networks', Proceedings of the 45th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, San Diego, CA, USA (2006) [E1]

Co-authors: Chris Kellett

2006Lennartson B, Middleton RH, Christiansson A-K, Fransson C-M, 'Multi Criteria Sampled-Data Control Applied To The Choice of Sampling Rate And Anti-Alias Filter', Proceedings of 16th IFAC World Congress, Prague, Czech Republic (2006) [E1]
2006Rojas AJ, Freudenberg JS, Braslavsky JH, Middleton RH, 'Optimal Signal to Noise Ratio in Feedback over Communicatiion Channels with Memory', Proceedings of the 45th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, San Diego, CA, USA (2006) [E1]

Co-authors: Julio Braslavsky

2005Freudenberg J, Braslavsky JH, Middleton RH, 'Control Over Signal-To-Noise Ratio Constrained Channels: Stabilization and Performance', Proceedings of 44th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Seville, Spain (2005) [E1]

Co-authors: Julio Braslavsky

2005Rojas AJ, Middleton RH, 'Phase analysis for 2-D weakly coupled oscillatory systems', Proceedings of the 2005 American Control Conference, Portland, Oregon (2005) [E1]
2005Medioli AM, Seron MM, Middleton RH, 'Best Possible Region of Attraction for a Class of Unstable Systems Using Short Horizon MPC Concepts', Proceedings of 44th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Seville, Spain (2005) [E1]

Co-authors: Maria Seron

2005Mirzaeva G, Middleton RH, Coates C, McKerihan J, 'Electrical Drive Technology Advances for Mining Applications', 2005 Australian Mining Technology Conference : 'new technologies to produce more with less' : 27 - 28 September 2005 Fremantle, WA, Fremantle, Western Australia (2005) [E1]

Co-authors: Colin Coates

2005Rojas AJ, Braslavsky JH, Middleton RH, 'Control Over A Bandwidth Limited Signal to Noise Ratio Constrained Communication Channel', Proceedings of The 44th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Seville, Spain (2005) [E1]

Co-authors: Julio Braslavsky

2005Seysener CJ, Murch CL, Middleton RH, 'Extensions to object recognition in the four-legged league', RoboCup 2004: Robot Soccer World Cup VIII, Lisbon, Portugal (2005) [E1]
2004Middleton RH, Griffiths MN, McNeill LK, 'An application of the extended kalman filter to robot soccer localisation and world modelling', CD ROM, Sydney (2004) [E1]
2004Rohman AS, Middleton RH, 'Anti-windup schemes for discrete time systems: an lmi-based design', CD ROM, Melbourne (2004) [E1]
2004Braslavsky JH, Middleton RH, Freudenberg JS, 'Feedback stabilization over signal-to-noise ratio constrained channels', CD ROM, Boston (2004) [E1]

Co-authors: Julio Braslavsky

2004Rohman AS, Middleton RH, 'An explicit static anti windup design for a class of two input two output plants', CD ROM, Melbourne (2004) [E1]
2004Middleton RH, Braslavsky JH, Freudenberg J, 'Stabization of non-minimum phase plants over signal-to-noise ratio constrained channels', CD ROM, Melbourne (2004) [E1]

Co-authors: Julio Braslavsky

2004Syaichu-Rohman A, Middleton RH, 'Convergence study of some simple gradient projection based QP solvers for MPC', 2004 43RD IEEE CONFERENCE ON DECISION AND CONTROL (CDC), VOLS 1-5, Paradise Isl, BAHAMAS (2004)
2003Quinlan MJ, Chalup SK, Middleton RH, 'Techniques for Improving Vision and Locomotion on the Sony AIBO Robot', Proceedings for 2003 ARAA, Brisbane (2003) [E1]

Co-authors: Stephan Chalup

2003Rohman AS, Middleton RH, Seron MM, 'A Multivariable Nonlinear Algebraic Loop as a QP with Applications to MPC', Proceedings for ECC 2003, Cambridge, England (2003) [E1]

Co-authors: Maria Seron

2003Xu S, Mitchell SD, Middleton RH, 'Partial Discharge Localization for a Transformer Based on Frequency Spectrum Analysis', Proceeding for AUPEC 2003, Christchurch, NZ (2003) [E1]

Co-authors: Steve Mitchell

2003Quinlan MJ, Chalup SK, Middleton RH, 'Application of SVMs for Colour Classification and Collision Detection with AIBO Robots', Proceedings for NIPS 2003, Whistler, BC (2003) [E1]

Co-authors: Stephan Chalup

2003Lau K, Middleton RH, 'Switched Integrator Control Schemes for Integrating Plants', Proceedings for ECC 2003, Cambridge, England (2003) [E1]
2003Middleton RH, Lau K, Braslavsky JH, 'Conjectures and Counterexamples on Optimal L2 Disturbance Attenuation in Nonlinear Systems', Proceedings for the CDC 2003 (CD ROM), Maui, Hawaii, USA (2003) [E1]

Co-authors: Julio Braslavsky

2003Xu SZ, Middleton R, Fetherston F, Pantalone D, 'A comparison of return voltage measurement and frequency domain spectroscopy test on high voltage insulation', PROCEEDINGS OF THE 7TH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON PROPERTIES AND APPLICATIONS OF DIELECTRIC MATERIALS, VOLS 1-3, NAGOYA, JAPAN (2003)
2002Chen J, Hara S, Qiu L, Middleton RH, 'Best Achievable tracking Performance in Sampled - Data Control Systems', Proceedings of the 41st IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA (2002) [E1]
2002Middleton RH, Braslavsky JH, 'Towards Quantitative Time Domain Design Tradeoffs in Nonlinear Control', Proceedings of the American Control Conference, Anchorage, Alaska (2002) [E1]
2002Syaichu-Rohman A, Middleton RH, 'On The Robustness Of Multivariable Algebraic Loops With Sector Nonlinearities', Proceedings of the 41st IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA (2002) [E1]
2002Marcopoli V, Freudenberg J, Middleton RH, 'Nonminimum Phase Zeros in the General Feedback Configuration', Proceedings of the American Control Conference, Anchorage, Alaska (2002) [E1]
2002Freudenberg J, Middleton RH, 'Robustness of Decoupling with Almost Redundant Inputs', Proceedings of the American Control Conference, Anchorage, Alaska (2002) [E1]
2002Middleton RH, Braslavsky JH, 'Towards quantitative time domain design tradeoffs in nonlinear control', PROCEEDINGS OF THE 2002 AMERICAN CONTROL CONFERENCE, VOLS 1-6, ANCHORAGE, AK (2002) [E1]
2002Xu SZ, Middleton R, Liu XD, Chenchen, 'A new method based on wavelet packet transformation to reduce narrow band noise in on-site PD measurement', 2002 IEEE POWER ENGINEERING SOCIETY SUMMER MEETING, VOLS 1-3, CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS, CHICAGO, IL (2002)
2001Chen G, Chen J, Middleton RH, 'Optimal Tracking Performance for SIMO Systems', Proceedings of 40th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Orlando, Florida USA (2001) [E1]
2001Zhivoglyadov P, Middleton RH, 'A Method for Switching Controller Design for Discrete Time Hybrid Sysems', Proceedings of the 40th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Orlando, Florida USA (2001) [E1]
2001Middleton RH, Freudenberg JS, McClamroch NH, 'Sensitivity and Robustness Properties in the Preview Control of Linear Non-Minimum Phase Plants', Proceedings of the American Control Conference, Arlington, Virginia (2001) [E1]
2001Middleton RH, Chen J, Freudenberg JS, 'Achievable Performance and Sensitivity Integral Constraints in Preview Control', Proceedings of 40th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Orlando, Florida USA (2001) [E1]
2000Middleton RH, Braslavsky JH, 'On the relationship between logarithmic sensitivity integrals and limiting optimal control problems', CDC Downunder, Sydney, Australia (2000) [E1]

Co-authors: Julio Braslavsky

2000Freudenberg J, Middleton RH, Stefanopoulou A, 'A Survey of Inherent Design Limitations', Proceedings of the American Control Conference, Chicago, Illinois, USA (2000) [E1]
2000Lau K, Middleton RH, 'On the use of switching control for systems with bounded disturbances', CDC Downunder, Sydney, Australia (2000) [E1]
2000Cornforth DJ, Middleton RH, Tusek J, 'Visualisation of electrical transients using the wavelet transform', Proceedings of ISTA'2000, Canberra, Australia (2000) [E2]

Co-authors: David Cornforth

2000Middleton RH, Lau K, Freudenberg JS, 'Time Domain Integrals for Linear Sampled Data Control Systems', Robust Control Workshop 2000 - Workshop Proceedings (CD-Rom), Newcastle, Australia (2000) [E2]
1999Braslavsky JH, Middleton RH, Freudenberg JS, 'Cheap Control Performance of a Class of Non-Right-Invertible Nonlinear Systems', Proceedings of the 38th Conference on Decision and Control, Phoenix, Arizona USA (1999) [E1]

Co-authors: Julio Braslavsky

1999Braslavsky JH, Middleton RH, Freudenberg JS, 'Performance Limitations in a Class of Single-Input Two-Output Nonlinear Systems', Proceedings of the American Control Conference, San Diego, California, USA (1999) [E1]

Co-authors: Julio Braslavsky

1999Middleton RH, Ward JK, Freudenberg JS, Woodyatt AR, 'Performance Limitations in the Feedback Control of a Class of Resonant Systems', Proceedings of the 38th Conference on Decision and Control, Phoenix, Arizona USA (1999) [E1]
1999Freudenberg J, Middleton RH, 'Feedback Systems with an Almost Rank Deficient Plant', Proceedings of the American Control Conference, San Diego, California, USA (1999) [E1]
1999Zhivoglyadov P, Middleton RH, 'A Novel Approach to Systematic Switching Control Design for a Class of Hybrid Systems', Proceedings of the 38th Conference on Decision and Control, Phoenix, Arizona USA (1999) [E1]
1999Ward JK, Middleton RH, 'Sequential Approach to Control Systems Synthesis with Constraints', IFAC World Congress 1999, Beijing, P.R. China (1999) [E1]
1998Weller SR, Middleton RH, 'On the role of sampling zeros in robust sampled-data control design', Proceedings of the 37th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control., Tampa, Florida USA (1998) [E1]

Co-authors: Steven Weller

1998Woodyatt AR, Seron MM, Freudenberg JS, Middleton RH, 'Cheap Control Tracking Performance for Non-Right-Invertible Systems', Proceedings of the 37th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Tampa, Florida, USA (1998) [E1]

Co-authors: Maria Seron

1998Zhivoglyadov P, Middleton RH, 'On Stability in Hybrid Systems', Proceedings of the 37th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Tampa, Florida, USA (1998) [E1]
1998Freudenberg J, Middleton RH, 'Properties of Single Input, Two Output Feedback Systems', Proceedings of the 1998 American Control Conference, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (1998) [E1]
1998Goodwin GC, Middleton RH, 'Advanced control applications in the steel industry', AUTOMATION IN THE STEEL INDUSTRY: CURRENT PRACTICE AND FUTURE DEVELOPMENTS, KYONGJOO, SOUTH KOREA (1998)
1997Zhivoglyadov PV, Middleton RH, Fu M, 'Localization based switching adaptive control for time-varying discrete time systems', PROCEEDINGS OF THE 36TH IEEE CONFERENCE ON DECISION AND CONTROL, VOLS 1-5, SAN DIEGO, CA (1997)
1997De Dona JA, Goodwin GC, Middleton RH, 'Consistent state-discretization of linear systems', PROCEEDINGS OF THE 36TH IEEE CONFERENCE ON DECISION AND CONTROL, VOLS 1-5, SAN DIEGO, CA (1997)
1995Braslavsky J, Middleton R, Freudenberg J, 'Frequency response of generalized sampled-data hold functions', PROCEEDINGS OF THE 34TH IEEE CONFERENCE ON DECISION AND CONTROL, VOLS 1-4, NEW ORLEANS, LA (1995)
1995MIDDLETON R, XIE JQ, 'Non-pathological sampling for high order Generalised Sampled-data Hold Functions', PROCEEDINGS OF THE 1995 AMERICAN CONTROL CONFERENCE, VOLS 1-6, SEATTLE, WA (1995)
1994BRASLAVSKY JH, MIDDLETON RH, 'ON THE STABILISATION OF LINEAR UNSTABLE SYSTEMS WITH CONTROL CONSTRAINTS', AUTOMATIC CONTROL - WORLD CONGRESS 1993, VOL 2, SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA (1994)
1993BETZ RE, LAGERQUIST R, MILLER TJE, MIDDLETON RH, 'CONTROL OF SYNCHRONOUS RELUCTANCE MACHINES', IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON INDUSTRY APPLICATIONS, DEARBORN, MI (1993)
1992WANG YY, XIE LH, HILL DJ, MIDDLETON RH, 'ROBUST NONLINEAR CONTROLLER-DESIGN FOR TRANSIENT STABILITY ENHANCEMENT OF POWER-SYSTEMS', PROCEEDINGS OF THE 31ST IEEE CONFERENCE ON DECISION AND CONTROL, VOLS 1-4, TUCSON, AZ (1992)
1991SONG YD, MIDDLETON RH, ANDERSON JN, 'STUDY ON THE EXPONENTIAL PATH TRACKING CONTROL OF ROBOT MANIPULATORS VIA DIRECT ADAPTIVE METHODS', 1991 IEEE INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON ROBOTICS AND AUTOMATION, VOLS 1-3, SACRAMENTO, CA (1991)
1991WANG YY, HILL DJ, MIDDLETON RH, 'ADAPTIVE DIRECT FEEDBACK LINEARIZATION OF NONLINEAR OSCILLATORY SYSTEMS', PROCEEDINGS OF THE 30TH IEEE CONFERENCE ON DECISION AND CONTROL, VOLS 1-3, BRIGHTON, ENGLAND (1991)
1988Middleton RH, 'Hybrid adaptive control for robot manipulators', Proceedings of the IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (1988)
1988Middleton RH, 'Frequency domain adaptive control', National Conference Publication - Institution of Engineers, Australia (1988)
1988Goodwin GC, Salgado ME, Middleton RH, 'Indirect adaptive control: An integrated approach.', Proceedings of the American Control Conference (1988)

Co-authors: Graham Goodwin

1986Middleton RH, Goodwin GC, 'ADAPTIVE COMPUTED TORQUE CONTROL FOR RIGID LINK MANIPULATORS.', Proceedings of the IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (1986)

Co-authors: Graham Goodwin

1986Goodwin GC, Hill DJ, Mayne DQ, Middleton RH, 'ADAPTIVE ROBUST CONTROL (CONVERGENCE, STABILITY AND PERFORMANCE).', Proceedings of the IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (1986)

Co-authors: Graham Goodwin

1986Middleton RH, 'RECENT DEVELOPMENTS IN PRACTICAL ADAPTIVE CONTROL.', National Conference Publication - Institution of Engineers, Australia (1986)
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Sensitivity Analysis of Networked Feedback Systems$295,900
Funding Body: ARC (Australian Research Council)

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Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$295,90020152017
GNo:G1400129

2013 (1 grants)

Dynamics & Feedback in Networked Biological Systems$330,000
Funding Body: ARC (Australian Research Council)

Project Team
Professor Rick Middleton, Associate Professor Zhiyong Chen, Professor Patrizio Colaneri
SchemeRole
Discovery ProjectsChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$330,00020132015
GNo:G1200202

2012 (3 grants)

Scheduling and Quality of Service in LTE Telecommunications$360,000
Funding Body: ARC (Australian Research Council)

Project Team
Emeritus Laureate Professor Graham Goodwin, Professor Rick Middleton, Doctor Juan Carlos Aguero, Associate Professor Kaushik Mahata, Dr Robert Karlsson, Mr Jawad Manssour, Dr Torbjorn Wigren
SchemeRole
Linkage ProjectsInvestigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$360,00020122015
GNo:G1101043

Scheduling and Quality of Service in LTE Telecommunications$153,000
Funding Body: Ericsson AB

Project Team
Emeritus Laureate Professor Graham Goodwin, Professor Rick Middleton, Doctor Juan Carlos Aguero, Associate Professor Kaushik Mahata, Dr Robert Karlsson, Mr Jawad Manssour, Dr Torbjorn Wigren
SchemeRole
Linkage Projects Partner fundingInvestigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$153,00020122014
GNo:G1200170

Development of a distributed algorithm for assigning charge rates to electric vehicles (load management)$30,000
Funding Body: CSIRO - Energy Technology

Project Team
Professor Rick Middleton, Associate Professor Christopher Kellett, Ms Sonja Stuedli
SchemeRole
Postgraduate Research ScholarshipChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$30,00020122014
GNo:G1200823

2006 (2 grants)

Nano-positioning facility for nano-scale measurement and manipulation$530,000
Funding Body: ARC (Australian Research Council)

Project Team
Professor Reza Moheimani, Scientia Professor Ian Petersen, Emeritus Laureate Professor Graham Goodwin, Professor Rick Middleton, Professor Minyue Fu, Dr Valeri Ougrinovska, Dr Hermanshu Pota, Doctor Andrew Fleming, Dr Steven Schofield
SchemeRole
Linkage Infrastructure Equipment & Facilities (LIEF)Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$530,00020062006
GNo:G0185548

Rapid Convergence for Reinforcement Learning with Legged Robots$10,000
Funding Body: University of Newcastle

Project Team
Associate Professor Stephan Chalup, Dr Michael Quinlan, Doctor Robert King, Professor Rick Middleton
SchemeRole
Near Miss GrantInvestigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$10,00020062006
GNo:G0186068

2005 (2 grants)

2005 RIBG allocation$75,000
Funding Body: University of Newcastle

Project Team
Professor Rick Middleton, Emeritus Laureate Professor Graham Goodwin
SchemeRole
Research Infrastructure Block Grant (RIBG)Chief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$75,00020052005
GNo:G0185781

2005 RIBG allocation$30,000
Funding Body: University of Newcastle

Project Team
Professor Rick Middleton, Emeritus Laureate Professor Graham Goodwin
SchemeRole
Research Infrastructure Block Grant (RIBG)Chief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$30,00020052005
GNo:G0185782

2004 (2 grants)

Next Generation Model Based Control Tools$250,000
Funding Body: Matrikon Pty Ltd

Project Team
Professor Rick Middleton, Emeritus Laureate Professor Graham Goodwin, Doctor Gregory Adams
SchemeRole
Centres of Excellence (Partner)Chief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$250,00020042007
GNo:G0185845

Application of spiking neural networks to robot locomotion control$39,319
Funding Body: University of Newcastle

Project Team
Associate Professor Stephan Chalup, Professor Rick Middleton
SchemeRole
Multi-Year Project Grant ScholarshipInvestigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$39,31920042006
GNo:G0183487

2003 (4 grants)

Centre for Complex Dynamic Systems and Control.$6,929,432
Funding Body: ARC (Australian Research Council)

Project Team
Professor Rick Middleton, Emeritus Laureate Professor Graham Goodwin, Professor Minyue Fu, Conjoint Professor Kerrie Mengersen, Professor Iain Raeburn, Professor Reza Moheimani, Dr William Heath, Doctor Julio Braslavsky, Associate Professor Jose De Dona, Doctor Richard Gerlach, Doctor Maria Seron, Associate Professor Brailey Sims
SchemeRole
ARC Centres of ExcellenceChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$6,929,43220032007
GNo:G0182216

Centre for Complex Dynamic Systems and Control$445,586
Funding Body: NSW Department of State and Regional Development

Project Team
Professor Rick Middleton, Emeritus Laureate Professor Graham Goodwin
SchemeRole
Centres of Excellence (Partner)Chief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$445,58620032007
GNo:G0185594

Integrated Mine Planning (IMP)$250,000
Funding Body: BHP Billiton Innovation Pty Ltd

Project Team
Professor Rick Middleton, Emeritus Laureate Professor Graham Goodwin
SchemeRole
Centres of Excellence (Partner)Chief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$250,00020032007
GNo:G0185847

Optimisation-based operator guidance (OBOG)$250,000
Funding Body: BHP Billiton Innovation Pty Ltd

Project Team
Professor Rick Middleton, Emeritus Laureate Professor Graham Goodwin, Doctor Julio Braslavsky
SchemeRole
Centres of Excellence (Partner)Chief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$250,00020032007
GNo:G0185849

2002 (1 grants)

Visit of Prof Bernhard Nebel, from 15 August 2002 to 15 March 2003$6,429
Funding Body: University of Newcastle

Project Team
Associate Professor Mary-Anne Williams, Conjoint Professor Kerrie Mengersen, Professor Rick Middleton
SchemeRole
Visitor GrantInvestigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$6,42920022002
GNo:G0182222

2001 (2 grants)

Instantaneous Power Control of AC Machines$169,113
Funding Body: ARC (Australian Research Council)

Project Team
Professor Robert Betz, Professor Rick Middleton, Dr Brian Cook
SchemeRole
Large GrantInvestigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$169,11320012003
GNo:G0179249

Adaptive Autopilots Research for DSTO Salisbury, South Australia$30,000
Funding Body: Defence Science and Technology Organisation

Project Team
Professor Rick Middleton
SchemeRole
ConsultancyChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$30,00020012001
GNo:G0180746

2000 (3 grants)

Signal Processing for Off-line and On-line Condition Monitoring of Electrical Power Equipment.$252,000
Funding Body: Pacific Power International

Project Team
Professor Rick Middleton, Mr B Finlay, Doctor Liuping Wang
SchemeRole
SPIRT Partner fundingChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$252,00020002002
GNo:G0180162

Signal Processing for Off-line and On-line Condition Monitoring of Electrical Power Equipment$200,000
Funding Body: ARC (Australian Research Council)

Project Team
Professor Rick Middleton
SchemeRole
Strategic Partnerships with Industry - Research & Training Scheme (SPIRT)Chief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$200,00020002002
GNo:G0178640

Direct feedback control of vibrations using piezoelectric actuators$52,131
Funding Body: University of Newcastle

Project Team
Professor Reza Moheimani, Professor Rick Middleton
SchemeRole
Multi-Year Project Grant ScholarshipInvestigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$52,13120002002
GNo:G0178814

1999 (2 grants)

Fault Diagnosis of Power Transformers using Impulse Voltage Testing and Frequency Response Analysis.$13,500
Funding Body: University of Newcastle

Project Team
Professor Rick Middleton
SchemeRole
Project GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$13,50019991999
GNo:G0178080

28th IEEE Annual Conference on Decision and Control Phoenix, Arizona, USA.$2,400
Funding Body: University of Newcastle

Project Team
Professor Rick Middleton
SchemeRole
Travel GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$2,40019991999
GNo:G0180456

1996 (1 grants)

Robust adaptive switching controllers$11,500
Funding Body: ARC (Australian Research Council)

Project Team
Professor Rick Middleton, Professor Minyue Fu
SchemeRole
Small GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$11,50019961996
GNo:G0175682

1995 (2 grants)

95APP. Sensitivity trade offs for digital and/or periodically time varying feedback systems.$122,144
Funding Body: ARC (Australian Research Council)

Project Team
Professor Rick Middleton
SchemeRole
Large GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$122,14419951997
GNo:G0174487

Electrical & Computer Engineering$78,000
Funding Body: Department of Education, Training & Youth Affairs

Project Team
Professor Rick Middleton
SchemeRole
Research Infrastructure Block Grant (RIBG)Chief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$78,00019951995
GNo:G0175579

1994 (1 grants)

1994 American Control Conference - Baltimore - 29 June-1 July 1994$2,362
Funding Body: University of Newcastle

Project Team
Professor Rick Middleton
SchemeRole
Travel GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$2,36219941994
GNo:G0175102

1993 (3 grants)

Analysis and Design of Robust Control Systems.$50,000
Funding Body: ARC (Australian Research Council)

Project Team
Assoc. Prof Carlos De Souza, Professor Minyue Fu, Professor Rick Middleton
SchemeRole
Large GrantInvestigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$50,00019931993
GNo:G0173046

Transient and Local Stability Problems in Feedback Control Systems$29,604
Funding Body: University of Newcastle

Project Team
Professor Rick Middleton
SchemeRole
Project GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$29,60419931994
GNo:G0172735

Transient and local stability problems in feedback control systems$29,421
Funding Body: University of Newcastle

Project Team
Professor Rick Middleton, Dr Herbert Penfold
SchemeRole
Project GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$29,42119931994
GNo:G0174765
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Research Supervision

Number of current supervisions7
Total current UoN Masters EFTSL2.5
Total current UoN PhD EFTSL1.7

For supervisions undertaken at an institution other that the University of Newcastle, the institution name is listed below the program name.

Current Supervision

CommencedProposed
Completion
ProgramSupervisor TypeResearch Title
20142016M Philosophy(Elec Engineering)Principal SupervisorNonlinear State Estimation and Control of Multiple UUV's in Close Proximity
20132016M Philosophy(Elec Engineering)Principal SupervisorIngot Chain Casting - Control Strategy Upgrade from Batch to Continuous
20132015M Philosophy(Elec Engineering)Principal SupervisorFusing Infra-Red Horizon Sensors with INS to Create Fault Tolerant Redundancy on a UAV
20132017PhD (Electrical Engineering)Co-SupervisorAnalysis and Synthesis of Networked Control Systems
20122016PhD (Electrical Engineering)Principal SupervisorDevelopment of Real-Time 3D Treatment Verification System using Electronic Portal Imaging Device (EPID) for Radiation Therapy
20122015PhD (Electrical Engineering)Principal SupervisorDistributed Load Management of Electric Vehicles and Refrigerators
20102019PhD (Electrical Engineering)Principal SupervisorDynamic Control of an Induction Heating Process to Reduce Energy Consumption

Past Supervision

YearProgramSupervisor TypeResearch Title
2014PhD (Computer Engineering)Co-SupervisorMultiple Hypothesis Methods for Robot Self Localisation
2008PhD (Electrical Engineering)Co-SupervisorModelling and Feedback Control of Copper Heap Bioleaching Processes
2008PhD (Electrical Engineering)Co-SupervisorMaximal Controllability via Reduced Complexity Model Predictive Control
2007M Philosophy (Computer Eng)Principal SupervisorPiezo-Electric Power Scavenging for Mining Applications
2007PhD (Electrical Engineering)Principal SupervisorFeedback Control Over Signal to Noise Ratio Constrained Communication Channels
2006PhD (Software Engineering)Co-SupervisorMachine Learning on AIBO Robots
2005PhD (Electrical Engineering)Co-SupervisorQuantized Moving Horizon Optimization
2005PhD (Electrical Engineering)Principal SupervisorOptimisation Based Feedback Control of Input Constrained Linear Systems
2004PhD (Electrical Engineering)Co-SupervisorA frequency domain approach to constrained receding horizon control
2004PhD (Electrical Engineering)Sole SupervisorAn Evolution in Earthing System Testing - Refinement of Earthing System Current Injection Testing and its analysis, with emphasis on Earth Potential Rise estimation
2003PhD (Electrical Engineering)Principal SupervisorTime Domain Feedback Performance Limitations - Extensions to Nonlinear, Switched, and Sampled Systems
2002PhD (Electrical Engineering)Sole SupervisorControl of the Inverted Pendulum - An Integrated Approach
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Professor Richard (Rick) Middleton

Work Phone(02) 492 16488
Fax(02) 496 01712
Email
PositionProfessor
CDSC
School of Elect Engineering and Computer Science
Faculty of Engineering and Built Environment
The University of Newcastle, Australia
Focus AreaElectrical and Computer Engineering
Office
EAG03,
Engineering A,
Callaghan
University Drive
Callaghan NSW 2308
Australia
URL:www.newcastle.edu.au/profile/richard-middleton