Herschel Pangborn

Affiliate Researcher
Titles and Affiliations
Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering

Research Summary

Dynamic modeling, design, and control of vehicle and building energy systems, including predictive hierarchical control frameworks that coordinate decision-making across multiple systems, timescales, and energy domains with the goal of improving their performance, efficiency, and sustainability.

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Recent Publications

qTSL: A Multilayer Control Framework for Managing Capacity, Temperature, Stress, and Losses in Hybrid Balancing Systems

De Castro, R., Pereira, H., Araujo, R. E., Barreras, J. V. & Pangborn, H. C., May 1 2022, In: IEEE Transactions on Control Systems Technology. 30, 3, p. 1228-1243 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

Discrete Reachability Analysis with Bounded Error Sets

Siefert, J. A., Leister, D. D., Koeln, J. P. & Pangborn, H. C., 2022, In: IEEE Control Systems Letters. 6, p. 1694-1699 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

Robust Successor and Precursor Sets of Hybrid Systems Using Hybrid Zonotopes

Siefert, J. A., Bird, T. J., Koeln, J. P., Jain, N. & Pangborn, H. C., 2023, In: IEEE Control Systems Letters. 7, p. 355-360 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

Distributed and localized cooling with thermoelectrics

Snyder, G. J., LeBlanc, S., Crane, D., Pangborn, H., Forest, C. E., Rattner, A., Borgsmiller, L. & Priya, S., Apr 21 2021, In: Joule. 5, 4, p. 748-751 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

Hierarchical Control of Aircraft Electro-Thermal Systems

Koeln, J. P., Pangborn, H. C., Williams, M. A., Kawamura, M. L. & Alleyne, A. G., Jul 2020, In: IEEE Transactions on Control Systems Technology. 28, 4, p. 1218-1232 15 p., 8689055.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

Optimal flow control and single split architecture exploration for fluid-based thermal management

Peddada, S. R. T., Herber, D. R., Pangborn, H. C., Alleyne, A. G. & Allison, J. T., Aug 1 2019, In: Journal of Mechanical Design, Transactions of the ASME. 141, 8, 083401.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

Experimental validation of graph-based hierarchical control for thermal management

Pangborn, H. C., Koeln, J. P., Williams, M. A. & Alleyne, A. G., Oct 1 2018, In: Journal of Dynamic Systems, Measurement and Control, Transactions of the ASME. 140, 10, 101016.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

Dynamical Graph Models of Aircraft Electrical, Thermal, and Turbomachinery Components

Williams, M. A., Koeln, J. P., Pangborn, H. C. & Allenye, A. G., Apr 1 2018, In: Journal of Dynamic Systems, Measurement and Control, Transactions of the ASME. 140, 4, 0410131.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

Hardware-in-the-loop validation of advanced fuel thermal management control

Pangborn, H. C., Hey, J. E., Deppen, T. O., Alleyne, A. G. & Fisher, T. S., Oct 1 2017, In: Journal of thermophysics and heat transfer. 31, 4, p. 901-909 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

Switched linear control for refrigerant superheat recovery in vapor compression systems

Pangborn, H. C. & Alleyne, A. G., Dec 1 2016, In: Control Engineering Practice. 57, p. 142-156 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

A comparison between finite volume and switched moving boundary approaches for dynamic vapor compression system modeling

Pangborn, H., Alleyne, A. G. & Wu, N., May 2015, In: International Journal of Refrigeration. 53, p. 101-114 14 p., 2963.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review