Faculty Directory
Randy Freeman

Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Contact

2145 Sheridan Road
Tech Room M396
Evanston, IL 60208-3109

847-467-2606Email Randy Freeman

Website

Randy Freeman's Homepage


Departments

Electrical and Computer Engineering

Affiliations

Master of Science in Robotics Program


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Education

Ph.D. Electrical Engineering, University of California, Santa Barbara, CA

M.S. Electrical Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana, Champaign, IL

B.S. Electrical Engineering, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY


Research Interests

Nonlinear control theory; robust control and optimal control; nonlinear system theory; control and estimation for multi-agent systems


Selected Publications

  • Ridgley, Israel L.Donato; Freeman, Randy A.; Freeman, Randy A.; Lynch, Kevin M.; Lynch, Kevin M., Private and Hot-Pluggable Distributed Averaging, IEEE Control Systems Letters 4(4):988-993.
  • Lombana, Daniel Alberto Burbano; Freeman, Randy A.; Lynch, Kevin, Distributed Inference of the Multiplex Network Topology of Complex Systems, IEEE Transactions on Control of Network Systems 7(1):278-287.
  • George, Jemin; Freeman, Randy A., Robust Dynamic Average Consensus Algorithms, IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control 64(11):4615-4622.
  • Elwin, Matthew L.; Freeman, Randy A.; Lynch, Kevin M., Distributed Environmental Monitoring with Finite Element Robots, IEEE Transactions on Robotics 36(2):380-398.
  • Burbano-L, Daniel A.; Freeman, Randy A.; Lynch, Kevin M., A distributed adaptive observer for leader-follower networks, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.:2722-2727.
  • Burbano Lombana, Daniel Alberto; Freeman, Randy A.; Lynch, Kevin M., Discovering the topology of complex networks via adaptive estimators, Chaos 29(8).
  • Burbano-L, Daniel A.; George, Jemin; Freeman, Randy A; Lynch, Kevin M, Inferring Private Information in Wireless Sensor Networks, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.:4310-4314.
  • Kia, Solmaz S.; Van Scoy, Bryan; Cortes, Jorge; Freeman, Randy A.; Lynch, Kevin M.; Martinez, Sonia, Tutorial on Dynamic Average Consensus, IEEE Control Systems 39(3):40-72.
  • Freeman, Randy A., Noncausal Zames-Falb Multipliers for Tighter Estimates of Exponential Convergence Rates, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.:2984-2989.
  • Von Scoy, Bryan; Freeman, Randy A.; Lynch, Kevin M., The fastest known globally convergent first-order method for minimizing strongly convex functions, IEEE Control Systems Letters 2(1):49-54.
  • Burbano-L, Daniel A.; Freeman, Randy; Lynch, Kevin, Inferring the network topology of interconnected nonlinear units with diffusive couplings, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.:3398-3403.
  • George, Jemin; Elwin, Matthew L.; Freeman, Randy A.; Lynch, Kevin M., Distributed Fault Detection and Accommodation in Dynamic Average Consensus, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.:5019-5024.
  • Elwin, Matthew; Freeman, Randy A; Lynch, Kevin M, Distributed Voronoi Neighbor Identification From Inter-Robot Distances, IEEE:1320-1327.
  • George, Jemin; Freeman, Randy A.; Lynch, Kevin M., Robust dynamic average consensus algorithm for signals with bounded derivatives, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.:352-357.
  • Van Scoy, Bryan; Freeman, Randy A; Lynch, Kevin M, Feedforward estimators for the distributed average tracking of bandlimited signals in discrete time with switching graph topology, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.:4284-4289.
  • Elwin, Matthew; Freeman, Randy A; Lynch, Kevin M, Environmental estimation with distributed finite element agents, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.:5918-5924.
  • Mallada, Enrique; Freeman, Randy A.; Tang, Ao Kevin, Distributed Synchronization of Heterogeneous Oscillators on Networks with Arbitrary Topology, IEEE Transactions on Control of Network Systems 3(1):12-23.
  • Van Scoy, Bryan; Freeman, Randy A; Lynch, Kevin M, A fast robust nonlinear dynamic average consensus estimator in discrete time, IFAC-PapersOnLine 28(22):191-196.
  • Van Scoy, Bryan; Freeman, Randy A.; Lynch, Kevin M., Exploiting memory in dynamic average consensus, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.:258-265.