AMR Lab
© 2019 Nicola Bezzo

Publications 

Journals

  • M. Pajic, J. Weimer, N. Bezzo, O. Sokolsky, G. Pappas, I. Lee, Design and Implementation of Attack-Resilient Cyber-Physical Systems. In IEEE Control Systems Magazine (CSM).

  • N. Bezzo, A. Mehta, M. Tolley, C. Onal, Robot Makers: The future of digital rapid design and fabrication of robots. In IEEE Robotics and Automation Magazine (RAM), vol. 22, no. 4, pp. 27-36, 2016 (Best Paper Award) — pdf.

  • N. Bezzo, P. Cruz, F. Sorrentino, and R. Fierro, Decentralized identification and control of networks of coupled mobile platforms through adaptive synchronization of chaos. In Elsevier Physica D, vol. 267, pp. 94-103, 2014. — pdf

  • N. Bezzo, B. Griffin, P. Cruz, J. Donahue, R. Fierro, and J. Wood, A Cooperative Heterogeneous Mobile Wireless Mechatronic System. In IEEE/ASME Transactions on Mechatronics, 10.1109/TMECH.2012.2218254, vol. 19, no. 1, pp. 20-31, 2014. — pdf

  • N. Bezzo, R. Fierro, A. Swingler, and S. Ferrari, A Disjunctive Programming Approach for Motion Planning of Mobile Router Networks. In the International Journal of Robotics and Automation (Special Issue), vol. 26, no. 1, pp. 13-25, 2011. — pdf

  • N. Bezzo, K. Mohta, C. Nowzari, I. Lee, V. Kumar, G. Pappas Online Replanning for Persistent and Efficient UAV Operations. In International Journal of Robotics ResearcH (IJRR), (in preparation) 

  • E. Yel, N. Bezzo Adaptive Planning and Scheduling for Unmanned Airborne Operations. In International Journal of Robotics ResearcH (IJRR), (submitted) 

Book Chapters

  • A. Mehta, N. Bezzo, P. Gebhard, B. An, V. Kumar, I. Lee, and D. Rus, A Design Environment for the Rapid Specification and Fabrication of Printable Robots. Book Chapter in Springer STAR series in Robotics, 2014. 

  • N. Bezzo, M.S.Anderson, R. Fierro, and J. Wood A Real World Coordination Framework for Connected Heterogeneous Robotic Systems.Book Chapter in “Distributed Autonomous Robotic Systems” — Springer Tracts in Advanced Robotics Volume 104, 2014, pp 75-89. — pdf

  • N. Bezzo, R. A. Cortez, and R. Fierro, Exploiting Heterogeneity in Robotic Networks. Book Chapter in Springer “Redundancy in Robot Manipulators and Multi-Robot Systems” — Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering Volume 57, 2013, pp 53-75. — pdf

Conferences

  • E. Yel, N. Bezzo, Fast Run-time Monitoring, Replanning, and Recovery for Safe Autonomous System Operations, In IEEE International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), Macao, China, November 4 - 8, 2019 (To Appear)

  • S. Gao, C. Di Franco, D. Carter, D. Quinn, N. Bezzo, Exploiting Ground and Ceiling Effects on Autonomous UAV Motion Planning. In IEEE International Conference on Unmanned Aerial Systems, Atlanta, GA, June 12 - 15, 2019 (To Appear)

  • R. Peddi, N. Bezzo, Parameter-free Regression-based Autonomous Control of Off-the-shelf Quadrotor UAVs. In IEEE International Conference on Unmanned Aerial Systems, Atlanta, GA, June 12 - 15, 2019 (To Appear)

  • Z. Vatansever, M. Brandt-Pearce, N. Bezzo, Localization in Optical Wireless Sensor Networks for IoT Applications, In IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC), Shangai, China, May 20 -24, 2019 (To Appear)

  • E. Yel, T. X. Lin, N. Bezzo, Self-triggered Adaptive Planning and Scheduling of UAV Operations . In IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automations, Brisbane, Australia, May 21 - 25, 2018 

  • T. Lin, N. Bezzo. Safe and Persistent Coordination of Heterogeneous Robotic Systems. In 2017 American Control Conference (ACC), Milwaukee, WI, June 27 -29, 2018 

  • M. Elnaggar, N. Bezzo. Online Malicious Intention Inference in Autonomous CPS Operations. In 2017 American Control Conference (ACC), Milwaukee, WI, June 27 -29, 2018

  • E. Yel, T. Lin, N. Bezzo. Reachability-based self-triggered scheduling and replanning of UAV operations. In 2017 IEEE NASA/ESA Conference of Adaptive Hardware and Systems (AHS), Pasadena, CA, July 24-27 2017. 

  • E. Yel, T. Lin, N. Bezzo. Reachability-based self-triggered UAV motion planning. In 2017 International Symposium on Aerial Robotics, June 19-20 2017. 

  • M. Elnaggar, J. D. Hiser, T. Lin, A. Nguyen-Tuong, M. Co, J. W. Davidson, N. Bezzo. Online control adaptation for safe and secure autonomous vehicle operations. In 2017 NASA/ESA Conference of Adaptive Hardware and Systems (AHS), Pasadena, CA, July 24-27 2017 

  • N. Bezzo, K. Mohta, C. Nowzari, I. Lee, V. Kumar, G. Pappas Online Planning for Energy-efficient and Disturbance-aware UAV Operations. In 2016 IEEE International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS 2016), Daejeon, Korea, October 9 - 14, 2016 

  • N. Bezzo, J. Weimer, Y. Du, O. Sokolsky, S. H. Son, I. Lee, A Stochastic Approach for Attack Resilient UAV Motion Planning. In 2016 American Control Conference, Boston (MA), July 6-8, 2016 

  • Y. Shoukry, P. Nuzzo, N. Bezzo, A. L. Sangiovanni-Vincentelli, S. A. Seshia, P. Tabuada, Secure State Reconstruction in Differentially Flat Systems Under Sensor Attacks Using Satisfiability Modulo Theory Solving. In IEEE Control and Decision Conference, Osaka, Japan, Dec. 15 - 18, 2015. pdf

  • N. Bezzo, M.Piccoli, P. Gebhard, V. Kumar, M. Yim, I. Lee, Rapid Co-design of electro-mechanical specifications for robotic systems. In ASME 2015 International Design Engineering Technical Conferences & Computers and Information in Engineering Conference (IDETC/CIE 2015), Boston, MA, Aug. 2 - 5, 2015. 

  • N. Bezzo, J. Weimer, M. Pajic, O. Sokolsky, G. J. Pappas, I. Lee, Attack Resilient State Estimation for Autonomous Robotic Systems. In IEEE International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), Chicago, IL, Sept. 14 - 18, 2014. — pdf

  • J. Weimer, O. Sokolsky, N. Bezzo, and I. Lee, Towards Assurance Cases for Resilient Control Systems. In IEEE International Conference on Cyber-Physical Systems, Networks, and Application (CPSNA), Hong Kong, China, August 25 - 26, 2014. (Invited Paper) — pdf

  • A. Mehta, N. Bezzo, P. Gebhard, B. An, V. Kumar, I. Lee, and D. Rus, A Design Environment for the Rapid Specification and Fabrication of Printable Robots. In International Symposium on Experimental Robotics (ISER), Marrakech/Essaouira, Morocco, June 15 - 18, 2014. — pdf

  • M. Pajic, J. Weimer, N. Bezzo, P. Tabuada, O. Sokolsky, I. Lee, and G. J. Pappas, Robustness of Attack-resilient State Estimators. In ACM/IEEE International Conference on Cyber-Physical Systems (ICCPS), Berlin, Germany, April 14 - 17, 2014. (Best Paper Award) — pdf

  • J. Weimer, N. Bezzo, M. Pajic, O. Sokolsky, and I. Lee, Attack-Resilient Minimum Mean-Squared Error Estimation. In American Control Conference (ACC), Portland, OR., June 4, 2014. — pdf

  • N. Bezzo, F. Sorrentino, and R. Fierro, Decentralized Estimation of Topology Changes in Wireless Robotic Networks. In American Control Conference (ACC), Washington D.C., June 17-19, 2013, pp. 5919-5924. — pdf

  • N. Bezzo, M. Anderson, and R. Fierro, A Real World Coordination Framework for Connected Heterogeneous Robotic Systems.International Symposium on Distributed Autonomous Robotic Systems (DARS), Baltimore, MD, November 8-11, 2012. — pdf

  • N. Bezzo, and R. Fierro, Decentralized Connectivity and User Localization Via Wireless Robotic Networks. In IEEE Global Communications Conference (GLOBECOM), Wi-UAV, Houston, TX, December 5, 2011, pp. 1285-1290. — pdf

  • N. Bezzo, Y. Yuan, R. Fierro, and Y. Mostofi, A Decentralized Connectivity Strategy for Mobile Router Swarms. In the 18th World Congress of the International Federation of Automatic Control (IFAC), Milan, Italy, August 30, 2011, pp. 4501-4506. — pdf

  • N. Bezzo, and R. Fierro, Swarming of Mobile Router Networks. In American Control Conference (ACC), San Francisco, CA, July 1, 2011, pp. 4685-4690. — pdf

  • N. Bezzo, and R. Fierro, Tethering of Mobile Router Networks. In American Control Conference (ACC), Baltimore, MD, June 30, 2010, pp. 6828-6833. — pdf

Workshops

  • E. Yel, N. Bezzo, Reachability-based Adaptive UAV Scheduling and Planning in Cluttered and Dynamic Environments. In Workshop on Informative Path Planning and Adaptive Sampling (wipes), International Conference on Robotics and Automations (ICRA), 2018

  • N. Bezzo, Y. Du, O. Sokolsky, and I. Lee, A Markovian Approach for Attack Resilient Control of Mobile Robotic Systems. In Second International Workshop on Robotic Sensor Networks (RSN), Seattle, Washington, April 13, 2015. — pdf

  • O. Sokolsky, M. Pajic, N. Bezzo, and I. Lee, Architecture-Centric Software Development for Cyber-Physical Systems. In First Workshop on Cyber-Physical System Architectures and Design Methodologies (CPSArch), New Delhi, India, October 17, 2014. — pdf

  • L. Feng, A. L. King, S. Chen, A. Ayoub, J. Park, N. Bezzo, O. Sokolsky, and I. Lee A Safety Argument Strategy for PCA Closed-Loop Systems: A Preliminary Proposal. In Medical Cyber Physical Systems Workshop (MedicalCPS), Berlin, Germany, April 14, 2014. — pdf

  • J. Weimer, N. Bezzo, M. Pajic, G. J. Pappas, O. Sokolsky, and I. Lee, Resilient Parameter-Invariant Control with Application to Vehicle Cruise Control. In Workshop on Control of Cyber-Physical Systems, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, March 2013. — pdf

  • N. Bezzo, and R. Fierro Mobile Robotic Routers Networks. In Workshop on Frontiers of Real-World Multi-Robot Systems: Challenges and Opportunities, Duke University, Durham, NC, October 10-11, 2011

  • N. Bezzo, P. Cruz, I. Palunko, T. Appel, D. Galarowicz, and R. Fierro The MARHES heterogeneous multi robot test bed. In 1st Southwest Workshop on Cyber-Physical Systems, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ, March 10-11 2011.

Demos

  • M. Pajic, N. Bezzo, J. Weimer, O. Sokolsky, N. Michael, G. J. Pappas, P. Tabuada, and I. Lee, Synthesis of Platform-aware Attack-Resilient Vehicular Systems. Demonstration at the 4th ACM/IEEE International Conference on Cyber-Physical Systems (ICCPS, CPSWEEK 2013), Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, April 2013. — pdf

  • N. Bezzo, J. Park, A. King, P. Gebhard, R. Ivanov, I. Lee, ROSLab - A Modular Programming Environment for Robotic Applications.Demonstration at the 5th ACM/IEEE International Conference on Cyber-Physical Systems (ICCPS, CPSWEEK 2014), Berlin, Germany, April 2014. — pdf

Thesis & Reports

  • PhD Thesis, Coordination Strategies for Connected Robotic Networks — pdf

  • MS Thesis, Low-Cost CMOS Non-Contact Profilometer.

  • BS Thesis, Array di Sensori per la Misura di Correnti Elettriche (= “Sensors Array for the Measurement of Electrical Currents”).

  • SBIR Report – N. Bezzo, J. Piovesan, R. Fierro, Path Planning of Mobile Routers via Antenna Diversity, Marhes Laboratory, School of Electrical Computer Engineering, University of New Mexico. — pdf

  • Tony Lin - MS Thesis, Robust Robotic Operation in the Presence of Uncertainty, 2018