Publications

Risk Aware Optimization and Control - Theory
  • Ashkan Jasour, "Risk Aware and Robust Nonlinear Planning (rarnop)", Course Notes for MIT 16.S498, rarnop.mit.edu, 2019.

Risk Aware Optimization and Control- Applications

  • Journal Submission “Fast Nonlinear Risk Assessment for Autonomous Vehicles Using Learned Conditional Probabilistic Models of Agent Futures", 2021.
  • A Wang, A Jasour, B Williams, "Non-Gaussian Chance-Constrained Trajectory Planning for Autonomous Vehicles in the Presence of Uncertain Agents", IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters (RA-L), 2020.
  • C Dawson, A Jasour, A Hofmann, B Williams, "Provably Safe Trajectory Optimization in the Presence of Uncertain Convex Obstacles", IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), 2020.
  • A Wang, A Jasour, B Williams, "Non-Gaussian Chance-Constrained Trajectory Planning for Autonomous Vehicles in the Presence of Uncertain Agents", IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), 2020.
  • Ashkan Jasour, Brian C. Williams, "Sequential Convex Chance Optimization for Flow-Tube based Control of Probabilistic Nonlinear Systems", IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (CDC), 2019.​
  • Ashkan Jasour, Brian C. Williams, "Risk Contours Map for Risk Bounded Motion Planning under Perception Uncertainties", Robotics: Science and System (RSS), Germany, 2019. 
  • S Dai, S Schaffert, Ashkan Jasour, A Hofmann, B Williams, "Chance Constrained Motion Planning for High-Dimensional Robots", International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), Canada, 2019. 
  • Ashkan Jasour, Andreas Hofmann, Brian C. Williams, "Moment-Sum-Of-Squares Approach for Fast Risk Estimation in Uncertain Environments", IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, 2018.
  • Xin Huang, Ashkan Jasour, Matthew Deyo, Andreas Hofmann, and Brian C. Williams, "Hybrid Risk-Aware Conditional Planning with Applications in Autonomous Vehicles", IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, 2018. 
  • S. U. Lee, Ashkan Jasour, A. Hofmann, and B. C. Williams, "Robust Human Activity Monitoring Using Qualitative Spatial Representation and Reasoning ," The 28th International Conference on Automated Planning and Scheduling (ICAPS ) Workshop, 2018.
  • Ashkan Jasour, C. Lagoa, "Convex Constrained Semialgebraic Volume Optimization: Application in Systems and Control", (submitted) IEEE Transaction on Automatic Control, 2017, (arXiv:1701.08910)

Adaptive Optimal Control and Robotics

  • A. M. Jasour, M. Farrokhi, “Obstacle Avoidance and Grasping Moving Objects in Non-Stationary Environments for Redundant Robotic Manipulators Using NMPC”, Proc. 17th Iranian Conference on Electrical Engineering (ICEE 2009), Tehran, Iran, May, 2009. (In English).

Intelligent Circuit Design

  •  C. Saeidi, Ashkan Jasour, ”A New Approach for Design of Broadband Microwave Amplifier Using Genetic Algorithm”, Second Iranian Joint Congress on Fuzzy and Intelligent Systems(IFIS), Tehran, Iran, October, 2008

Intelligent Control

  • Ashkan Jasour, A. Tamjidi, M. Vakili, ”Particle Swarm Optimization and Genetic Algorithm for Fuzzy Controller Design”, Second Iranian Joint Congress on Fuzzy and Intelligent Systems(IFIS), Tehran, Iran, October, 2008
  • Ashkan Jasour, ”Fuzzy Controller Design Using Genetic Algorithm”, 9th Iranian Student Confer- ence on Electrical Engineering (ISCEE), Tehran, Iran, September, 2006

Signal Processing

  • Ashkan Jasour, ”ECG Signal Analysis and Noise Elimination Using FIR Filters”, 6th Iranian Student Conference on Electrical Engineering (ISCEE), Tabriz, Iran, September, 2003

Thesis

 

PhD Thesis: "Convex Approximation of Chance Constrained Problems: Application in Systems and Control", School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, The Pennsylvania State University, 2016.

 

Master Thesis: "Path Tracking and Obstacle Avoidance for Redundant Robotic Manipulators in Stationary and Non-Stationary Environments Using Adaptive Nonlinear Model Predictive Control", Department of Electrical Engineering, Iran University of Science and Technology.

 

Bachelor Thesis: "Fuzzy Controller Design Using Evolutionary Algorithms", Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Tabriz University.