Naira Hovakimyan

Mechanical Science and Engineering
University of Illinois – Urbana, Champaign

Fields of interest

Control systems,
Robotic systems,


Recent publications

D. Li, N. Hovakimyan:
Positive Invariant Set for Adaptive Controller in the Presence of Input Saturation.
International Journal of Adaptive Control and Signal Processing, 2012.

E. Xargay, V. Dobrokhodov, I. Kaminer, A. Pascoal, N. Hovakimyan, C. Cao:
Time-Coordinated Path Following of Multiple Heterogeneous Vehicles over Time-Varying Networks.
IEEE Control Systems Magazine, 2012.

H. Sun, N. Hovakimyan, T. Basar:
Adaptive Controller for Uncertain Nonlinear Multi-Input Multi-Output Systems with Input Quantization.
IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, vol. 57, No. 1, 2012.

N. Hovakimyan, C. Cao, E. Kharisov, E. Xargay, I. Gregory:
Adaptive Controller for Safety Critical Systems: Guaranteed Robustness with Fast Adaptation.
IEEE Control Systems Magazine, pp. 54-104, 2011.

V. Dobrokhodov, I. Kaminer, I. Kitsios, E. Xargay, N. Hovakimyan, C. Cao, I. Gregory, L. Valavani:
Experimental Validation of Adaptive Control: Rohrs’ Counterexample in Flight.
AIAA Journal of Guidance, Control and Dynamics, vol. 34, No. 5, pp.1311-1328, 2011.

E. Xargay, N. Hovakimyan, V. Dobrokhodov, I. Kaminer, C. Cao, I. Gregory:
Adaptive Control in Flight.
Intelligent Systems: AIAA Progress in Aeronautics and Astronautics, 2012.

X. Wang, N. Hovakimyan:
Performance Prediction in Uncertain Multi-Agent Systems Using Adaptation-Based Distributed Event-Triggering.
Distributed Decision Making and Control: Lecture Notes in Control and Information Sciences, Springer Verlag, 2011.

N. Hovakimyan, C. Cao:
L1 Adaptive Control Theory: Guaranteed Robustness with Fast Adaptation.
Series: Advances in Design and Control, ISBN: 0898-71704-3, SIAM, Philadelphia, PA, 2010.

V. Kulkarni, A. Paranjape, K. R. Ghusinga, N. Hovakimyan:
Synthesis of Robust Tunable Oscillators using Mitogen Activated Protein Kinase Cascades.
Systems and Synthetic Biology, vol. 4, No. 4, pp. 331-341, 2010.

D. M. Stipanović, A. Melikyan, N. Hovakimyan:
Some Sufficient Conditions for Multi-Player Pursuit-Evasion Games with Continuous and Discrete Observations.
Advances in Dynamic Games and Applications: Annals of the International Society of Dynamic Games, Vol. 10, pp. 133-145, 2009.