Sun Yi

Boeing Endowed Professor - Design and Performance

Sun Yi
College of Engineering

Mechanical Engineering

McNair Hall 604
Ph.D.Mechanical Engineering / University of Michigan
M.S.Mechanical Engineering / University of Michigan
B.S.Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering / Seoul National University

Research Interests

Sun Yi's current research interests include analysis and control of dynamic systems with application to robots, vehicles, and aircraft.

Recent Publications

  • M A Muktadir, Sun Yi, Amy Elliot (2024). (Design of Robot Grippers for Binderjet Products Handling). (5750) 14, Scientific Reports.
  • Jaesu Han, Sun Yi, Sangseok Yu (2024). (Fuzzy Logic-based Control of Cooling Valves for Energy-efficient Hydrogen Vehicles with Evaluation in a WHVC Mode). 60, pp. 927–939. International Journal of Hydrogen Energy.
  • Sai Dekkata, Sun Yi, M. Muktadir, Garfo , Selorm (2023). (LiDAR-Based Obstacle Detection and Avoidance for Navigation and Control of an Unmanned Ground Robot Using Model Predictive Control). 7, pp. 27-41. Journal of Mechatronics and Robotics.
  • Devi Chilukuri, Sun Yi, Younho Seong (2022). (A Robust Object Detection System with Occlusion Handling for Mobile Devices). Computational Intelligence .
  • Younho Seong, Emmanuel Dadzie, Sun Yi, Miriam Alabo (2022). (Artificial Intelligence in Non-destructive condition assessment of concrete structure-detecting internal defects and improving prediction performance using prediction integration and data proliferation techniques). In Chang Nam, (Human-Centered Artificial Intelligence: Research and Applications) Academic Press.
  • M A Muktadir, Paul Akangah, Sun Yi (2022). (Comparative Tangential Stress Analyses of Curved Beams). (1) 22, pp. 8. International Journal of Modern Engineering (IJME).
  • Sai Dekkata, Sun Yi, MA Muktadir, Selorm Garfo, Xingguang Li, Tereda , Amanuel Abrdo (2022). (Improved Model Predictive Control System Design and Implementation for Unmanned Ground Vehicles). 6, pp. 90-105. Journal of Mechatronics and Robotics.
  • MA Muktadir, Sun Yi, Sameer Hamoush, Selorm Garfo, Sai Dekkata, Xingguang Li, Amanuel Tereda, Richard McKee, Kamar Brown, Klawah , Normal (2022). (Uncrewed Ground Vehicles (UGVs) and Nature-Inspired Designed Robot DIGIT and SPOT: A Review). (4) 15, pp. 274-287. American Journal of Engineering and Applied Sciences.
  • Christopher Thomas, Sun Yi, Shava Meadows, Ryan Sherrill (2020). (Adaptive Smith Predictor for Teleoperation of UAVs with Time-varying Internet Delay). (6) 18, pp. 1465--1473. International Journal of Control, Automation and Systems.
  • Selorm Garfo, MA Muktadir, Sun Yi (2020). (Defect Detection on 3D Print Products and in Concrete Structures Using Image Processing and Convolution Neural Network). 4, pp. 74-84. Journal of Mechatronics and Robotics.
  • Seeung Oh, Younho Seong, Sun Yi, Sangsung Park (2020). (Neurological Measurement of Human Trust in Automation Using Electroencephalogram). (4) 20, pp. 261--271. International Journal of Fuzzy Logic and Intelligent Systems.
  • McKinzie Matthews , Sun Yi (2019). (Adaptive and Neural Network Based Control of Pitch of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles). 3, pp. 571-588. Journal of Mechatronics and Robotics .
  • Devi Chilukuri, Sun Yi, Younho Seong (2019). (Computer vision for Vulnerable Road Users using Machine learning). 3, pp. 33-41. Journal of Mechatronics and Robotics.
  • Jaeyoung , Sangseok , Sun Yi (2019). (Oxygen excess ratio control for proton exchange membrane fuel cell using Model Reference Adaptive Control ). (33) 44, pp. 18425-18437. International Journal of Hydrogen Energy.
  • Theo Okore-Hanson, Sun Yi, Sameer Hamoush, Younho Seong (2019). (Stability and Transparency in Bilateral Teleoperation via Continuous Pole Placement). (2) 19, pp. 49-55. International Journal of Modern Engineering.
  • Sai Dekkata, Sun Yi (2019). (Steering Control for Autonomous Vehicles Using Model Predictive Control). 3, pp. 378-388. Journal of Mechatronics and Robotics.
  • Stephen Armah, Sun Yi (2018). (Adaptive Control for Quadrotor UAVs Considering Time Delay: Study with Flight Payload). (5) 2, Robotics & Automation Engineering Journal .
  • Jaeyoung Han, Younghyeon Kim, Sangseok Yu, Sun Yi (2018). (Air Flow Rate Control for a Compressor Using a Model-Predictive Control-Based Reduce Order Estimator). (6) B42, pp. 387-394. Transactions of the Korean Society of Mechanical Engineers .
  • Jaeyoung Han, Sangseok Yu, Sun Yi (2017). (Adaptive control for robust air flow management in an automotive fuel cell system). 190, pp. 73 - 83. Applied Energy.
  • Jaeyoung Han, Sangseok Yu, Sun Yi (2017). (Advanced thermal management of automotive fuel cells using a model reference adaptive control algorithm). (7) 42, pp. 4328 - 4341. International Journal of Hydrogen Energy.
  • Stephen Armah, Sun Yi (2017). (Analysis of Time Delays in Quadrotor Systems and Design of Control). In T. Insperger, G. Orosz, and T. Ersal , (Advances in Delays and Dynamics) Springer International Publishing.
  • Theophilus Okore-Hanson, Sun Yi (2017). (Internet-Based Teleoperation of Carts Considering Effects of Time Delay via Continuous Pole Placement). American Journal of Engineering and Applied Sciences.
  • Stephen Armah, Sun Yi (2016). (Design of feedback control for quadrotors considering signal transmission delays). (6) 14, pp. 1395-1403. International Journal of Control, Automation, and Systems (IJCAS).
  • Stephen Armah, Sun Yi (2016). (Feedback control of quad-rotors with a Matlab-based simulator). (6) 13, American Journal of Applied Sciences.
  • Jaeyoung Han, Moonchung Jung, Sangseok Yu, Sun Yi (2016). (Model Reference Adaptive Control of the Air Flow Rate of Centrifugal Compressor Using State Space Method). (8) B40, pp. 535-542 . Transactions of the Korean Society of Mechanical Engineers.
  • Sun Yi, Sangseok Yu, Jung Kim, Taher Abu-Lebdeh (2015). (Analysis of Time-Delayed Neural Networks via Rightmost Eigenvalue Positions). American Journal of Engineering and Applied Sciences.
  • Sun Yi, Shiming Duan, PatrickW Nelson, A. Ulsoy (2014). (Analysis and Control of Time Delay Systems Using the LambertWDDE Toolbox). In Vyhlídal, Tomáš; Lafay, Jean-François; Sipahi, Rifat, (Delay Systems) 1, pp. 271-284. Springer International Publishing.
  • Stephen Armah, Sun Yi, Taher Abu-Lebdeh (2014). (Implementation of autonomous navigation algorithms on two-wheeled ground mobile robot). (1) 7, pp. 145-160. American Journal of Engineering and Applied Sciences.
  • Sun Yi, P. Nelson, A. Ulsoy (2013). (Proportional-Integral Control of First-Order Time-Delay Systems via Eigenvalue Assignment). (5) 21, pp. 1586-1594. IEEE Transactions on Control Systems Technology,.
  • Kwabena Konadu, Sun Yi, Wonchang Choi, Taher Abu-Lebdeh (2013). (Robust positioning of laser beams using proportional integral derivative and based observer-feedback control). (4) 10, pp. 374-387. American Journal of Applied Sciences.
  • A. Canedo-Rodriguez, Jung Kim, Soohyung Kim, John Kelly, Jung Hee Kim, Sun Yi, Sai Veeramachaneni, Y. Blanco-Fernandez (2012). (Efficient Text Extraction Using Color Clustering for Language Translation in Mobile Phone). (3) pp. 228-237. Journal of Signal and Information Processing.
  • Sun Yi, Won-Chang Choi, Taher Abu-Lebdeh (2012). (Time-Delay Estimation using the Characteristic Roots of Delay Differential Equations). (6) 9, pp. 955-960. American Journal of Applied Sciences.
  • Kwabena Konadu, Sun Yi (2011). (Design of controllers for a laser beam stabilizer using pid and observer-based state feedback control). 10, pp. 91-98. ASME Early Career Technical Journal.
  • Taylor Szeto, Sun Yi (Nondestructive Test Using a 3D Computer Vision System for Damage Detection of Structures ). merican Journal of Engineering and Applied Sciences.