FACULTY: Curriculum Vitae

Douglas A. Bristow

Associate Professor

Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
Missouri University of Science and Technology
292C Toomey Hall
400 West 13th street
Rolla, MO 65409-0050
(573) 341-6559 (voice)
(573) 341-4607 (fax)
dbristow@mst.edu

Research Interests:

Dynamic modeling and control of micro- and nano-positioning systems, atomic force microscopes and additive manufacturing systems; volumetric error compensation for machine tools and robotics; precision motion control, iterative learning control, multi-dimensional control, and signal processing.

Education: 
 
- Ph.D. Mechanical Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (2007)
- M.S. Mechanical Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (2003)
- B.S. Mechanical Engineering, University of Missouri at Rolla (2001) Summa Cum Laude


Academic Positions:

- Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering, Missouri S&T, 2014-present
- Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering, Missouri S&T, 2008-2014
- Postdoctoral Researcher, Nano-CEMMS Center, University of Illinois, 2007-2008

Selected Awards:       

             
- Teachers Ranked as Excellent by Students, UIUC (Sp 2006, Fa 2006)
- ASME Graduate Teaching Fellowship (2005-2007)
- Best Presentation in Session, American Control Conference (2003, 2005)
- National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship (2002-2005)

Professional Affiliations:  
 
- American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)

- Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)

 Journal Publications     

- Loganathan, M., S.R. Kodandarama, and D.A. Bristow, "Bi-Harmonic Cantilever Design for Improved Measurement Sensitivity in Tapping-Mode Atomic Force Microscopy," Review of Scientific Instruments, vol. 85, 043703, 2014.

- Sammons, P.M., D.A. Bristow, and R.G. Landers, "Height Dependent Laser Metal Deposition Process Modeling," ASME J. for Manufacturing Science and Engineering, vol. 135, no. 5, pp. 054501-(1-7).

- Loganathan, M., S.R. Kodandarama, and D.A. Bristow, "Improving Measurement Sensitivity in Atomic Force Microscopy Using a Bi-Harmonic Drive Signal," Review of Scientific Instruments, vol. 82, 103704, 2011.

- Bristow, D.A. and J. Singler, "Towards Transient Growth Analysis and Design in Iterative Learning Control,"International Journal of Control, vol. 84, no. 7, pp 1234-1245, 2011.

- Ahn, H.-S. and D.A. Bristow, "Special Issue on Iterative Learning Control," Asian Journal of Control, vol 13, no 1, pp 1-2, 2011.

- Barton, K.L., D.A. Bristow, and A.G. Alleyne, "A Numerical Method for Determining Monotonicity and Convergence Rate in Iterative Learning Control," International Journal of Control, vol. 83, no. 2, pp. 219-226, 2010.

- Helfrich, B.E., C. Lee, D.A. Bristow, X.H. Xiao, J. Dong, A.G. Alleyne, S.M. Salapaka, and P.M. Ferreira, "Combined H∞-Feedback Control and Iterative Learning Control Design with Application to Nanopositioning Systems," IEEE Trans. on Control Systems Technology, vol 18, no 2, pp 336-351, 2010.

- Bristow, D.A., J. Dong, A.G. Alleyne, P. Ferreira, and S. Salapaka, "High Bandwidth Control of Precision Motion Instrumentation," Review of Scientific Instruments, vol. 79, 103704, 2008.

- Bristow, D.A., Tharayil, M., and Alleyne, A.G., "Optimizing Learning Convergence Speed and Converged Error for Precision Motion Control," ASME J. of Dynamic Systems, Measurement, and Control, vol. 130, pp. 054501-(1-9), 2008.

- Bristow, D.A. and Alleyne, A.G., "Monotonic Convergence of Iterative Learning Control for Uncertain Systems Using a Time-Varying Filter," IEEE Trans. on Automatic Control, vol. 53, no. 2, pp. 582-585, 2008.

- Bristow, D.A. and Alleyne, A.G., "A High Precision Motion Control System with Application to Microscale Robotic Deposition," IEEE Trans. on Control Systems Technologies, vol. 14, no. 6, pp. 1008-1020, 2006.

- Bristow, D.A., Tharayil, M. and Alleyne, A.G., "A Survey of Iterative Learning Control," IEEE Control Systems, vol. 26, no. 3, pp. 96-114, 2006.

Conference Papers

- Sammons, P.M., Ma, L., Embry, K., Armstrong, L., Bristow, D.A., and Landers, R.G., "Modeling and Compensation of Backlash and Harmonic Drive-Induced Errors in Robotic Manipulators," to appear ASME Manufacturing Science and Engineering Conference, 2014

Sammons, P.M., D.A. Bristow, and R.G. Landers, "Control-Oriented Modeling of Laser Metal Deposition as a Repetitive Process," to appear American Controls Conference, 2014.

Creamer, J.R., P.M. Sammons, D.A. Bristow, R.G. Landers, P. Freeman, and S. Easley, "Table-Based Compensation for 5-Axis Machine Tools," ASME IMECE, 2013.

Loganathan, M. and D.A. Bristow, "Analysis of a Bi-Harmonic Tapping Mode for Atomic Force Microscopy," ASME Dynamic Systems and Control Conference, pp. V002T18A004-1-8, 2013.

Sammons, P.M., D.A. Bristow, and R.G. Landers, "Iterative Learning Control of Bead Morphology in Laser Metal Deposition Processes," American Controls Conference, pp. 5942-5947, 2013.

Sammons, P.M., D.A. Bristow and R.G. Landers, "Height Dependent Laser Metal Deposition Process Modeling," International Symposium on Flexible Automation, pp. 483-491, 2012.

Toghraee, A., D.A. Bristow, and S.N. Balakrishnan, "Estimation of Tip-Sample Interaction in Tapping Mode AFM Using a Neural-Network Approach," American Controls Conference pp. 3222-3227, 2012.

Emanuel, M., D.A. Bristow, and J. Rovey, "Force Sensing of an Asymmetric Dielectric Barrier Discharge Using Mechanical Resonators," AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meetingpp. 5904-5913, 2012.

Cai, Z., D.A. Bristow, E. Rogers, C.T. Freeman, "Experimental Implementation of Iterative Learning Control for Processes with Stochastic Disturbances," IEEE Multi-conference on Systems and Control, pp. 406-4011, 2011.

White, P.J. and D.A. Bristow, "An Adaptive Precision Motion Control Methodology for a Multi-Axis MEMS Array," American Society for Precision Engineering Annual Meeting, Denver, CO, 2011.

Bristow, D.A. and J. Singler, "Robustness Analysis of Slow Learning in Iterative Learning Control Systems,"Proc. of American Controls Conference, pp. 3669-3673, 2011.

White, P.J. and D.A. Bristow, "Vision Based Iterative Learning Control of a MEMS Micropositioning Stage with Intersample Estimation and Adaptive Model Correction," Proc. of American Controls Conference, pp. 4293-4298, 2011.

Kodandarama, S.R. and Bristow, D.A., "Measurement Sensitivity in Tapping-Mode Atomic Force Microscopy using a Bi-harmonic Drive Signal," IFAC Symposium on Mechatronic Systems, 2010.

Liu, Q. and Bristow, D.A., "An Iteration Domain Filter Reducing Transient Growth in Iterative Learning Control,"Proc. of the American Controls Conference, 2010.

Bristow, D.A., "Optimal Iteration-Varying Iterative Learning Control for Systems with Stochastic Disturbances,"Proc.of the American Controls Conference, 2010.

Liu, Q. and Bristow, D.A., "Monotonically Convergent Iterative Learning Control for High Precision Coordinated Control," Symposium on Learning Control, Shanghai, China, 2009.

Bristow, D.A. and Singler, J.R., "Analysis of Transient Growth in Iterative Learning Control Using Pseudospectra," Symposium on Learning Control, Shanghai, China, 2009. 12. Bristow, D.A. and Hencey, B., "A Q, L Factorization of Norm-Optimal Iterative Learning Control," Proc. of the IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, pp. 2380-2384, 2008.

Barton, K.L, Bristow, D.A., and Alleyne, A.G., "An Improved Method for Calculating Iterative Learning Control Convergence Rate," ASME Dynamic Systems and Control Conference, pp. 97-104, 2008.

Bristow, D.A., "Frequency Domain Analysis and Design of Iterative Learning Control for Systems with Stochastic Disturbances," Proc. of the American Controls Conference, pp. 3901-3907, 2008.

Bristow, D.A, "Weighting Matrix Design for Robust Monotonic Convergence in Norm Optimal Iterative Learning Control," Proc. of the American Controls Conference, pp. 4554-4560, 2008.

Barton, K.L., Bristow, D.A., and Alleyne, A.G., "Design of a Linear Time-Varying Cross-Coupled Iterative Learning Controller," Proc. of the American Control Conference, pp. 3914-3920, 2008.

Helfrich, B.E., Lee, C., Bristow, D.A., Xiao, X., Dong, J., Alleyne, A.G., Salapaka, S., and Ferreira, P.M., "Combined H/inf Feedback and Iterative Learning Control Design with Application to Nanopositioning Systems,"Proc. of the American Control Conference, pp. 3893-3900, 2008.

Bristow, D.A. and Alleyne, A.G., "A Time-Varying Q-filter Design for Iterative Learning Control," American Controls Conference, pp. 5503-5508, 2007.

Bristow, D.A. and Alleyne, A.G., "Monotonic Convergence of Iterative Learning Control for Uncertain Systems Using a Time-Varying Q-filter", Proc. of the American Controls Conference, pp. 171-177, 2005.

D. Mukhopadhyay, D.A. Bristow and P.M. Ferreira, "Multi-material Micro-scale Robotic Deposition," Proc. of the 2005 Industrial Engineering Research Conference, 2005.

Bristow, D.A. and Alleyne, A.G., "BIBO Stability of an Adaptive Time-Frequency Iterative Learning Control with Application to Microscale Robotic Deposition", Proc. of the American Controls Conference, pp. 4518-4524, 2005.

Bristow, D.A., Alleyne, A.G., and Zheng, D., "Control of a Microscale Robotic Deposition Robot Using a New Adaptive Time-Frequency Filtered Iterative Learning Control", Proc. of the American Controls Conference, pp. 5144-5149, 2004.

- Bristow, D.A. and Alleyne, A.G., "A Manufacturing System for Microscale Robotic Deposition," Proc. of the American Controls Conference, pp. 2620-2625, 2003.