Sean Brennan

Affiliate Researcher
Titles and Affiliations
Professor, Mechanical Engineering

Research Summary

Dynamic systems and control with application to automotive systems, robotics, biological sensing, mechatronics, autonomous and human-assisted driving of passenger vehicles at highway speeds, vehicle stability and control, automation with MEMS, and mobile

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Recent Publications

Cooperative Exchange-Based Platooning Using Predicted Fuel-Optimal Operation of Heavy-Duty Vehicles

Earnhardt, C., Groelke, B., Borek, J., Pelletier, E., Brennan, S. & Vermillion, C., 2022, (Accepted/In press) In: IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

On-line estimation of power model parameters for skid-steer robots with applications in mission energy use prediction

Pentzer, J., Brennan, S. & Reichard, K., Sep 2022, In: Journal of Field Robotics. 39, 6, p. 763-782 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

Modeling and friction estimation for automotive steering torque at very low speeds

Beal, C. E. & Brennan, S., 2021, In: Vehicle System Dynamics. 59, 3, p. 458-484 27 p.

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ROS Integration of External Vehicle Motion Simulations with an AIMSUN Traffic Simulator as a Tool to Assess CAV Impacts on Traffic

Gao, L., Bai, W., Leary, R., Varadarajan, K. & Brennan, S., Nov 1 2021, In: IFAC-PapersOnLine. 54, 20, p. 870-875 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalConference articlepeer-review

A New Approach to Equip Students to Solve 21st-Century Global Challenges: Integrated Problem-Based Mechanical Engineering Laboratory

Leung, S. L., Marsh, E., Lynch, S., Sommer, H. J., Brennan, S. N., Wong, T. S., Foley, B. M., Mongeau, J. M., Cortes, D. H. & Thole, K. A., Jul 26 2021, In: ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, Conference Proceedings.

Research output: Contribution to journalConference articlepeer-review

Fast Allan Variance (FAVAR) and Dynamic Fast Allan Variance (D-FAVAR) Algorithms for both Regularly and Irregularly Sampled Data

Maddipatla, S. P., Haeri, H., Jerath, K. & Brennan, S., Nov 1 2021, In: IFAC-PapersOnLine. 54, 20, p. 26-31 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalConference articlepeer-review

Motion Estimation from Doppler and Spatial Data in SONAR Images

Monaco, C. D., Johnson, S. F., Brown, D. C. & Brennan, S. N., Apr 2021, In: IEEE Journal of Oceanic Engineering. 46, 2, p. 665-674 10 p., 9118882.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

In-Vehicle Validation of Heavy-Duty Vehicle Fuel Savings via a Hierarchical Predictive Online Controller

Pelletier, E., Bai, W., Alvarez Tiburcio, M., Borek, J., Boyle, S., Earnhardt, C., Gao, L., Geyer, S., Graham, C., Groelke, B., Magee, M., Palmeter, K., Rodriguez, M., Xu, C., Fathy, H., Naghnaeian, M., Stockar, S., Vermillion, C. & Brennan, S., Apr 6 2021, In: SAE Technical Papers. 2021

Research output: Contribution to journalConference articlepeer-review

Friction detection from stationary steering manoeuvres

Beal, C. E. & Brennan, S., Nov 1 2020, In: Vehicle System Dynamics. 58, 11, p. 1736-1765 30 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

RADARODO: Ego-Motion Estimation from Doppler and Spatial Data in RADAR Images

Monaco, C. D. & Brennan, S. N., Sep 2020, In: IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Vehicles. 5, 3, p. 475-484 10 p., 8995552.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

At what cost? How planned collisions with pedestrians may save lives

Robinson, M. D., Beal, C. E. & Brennan, S. N., Jun 2020, In: Accident Analysis and Prevention. 141, 105492.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

Engine-in-the-Loop Study of a Hierarchical Predictive Online Controller for Connected and Automated Heavy-Duty Vehicles

Xu, C., Groelke, B., Alvarez Tiburcio, M., Earnhardt, C., Borek, J., Pelletier, E., Boyle, S., Huynh, B., Wahba, M., Geyer, S., Graham, C., Magee, M., Palmeter, K., Naghnaeian, M., Brennan, S., Stockar, S., Vermillion, C. & Fathy, H., Apr 14 2020, In: SAE Technical Papers. 2020-April, April

Research output: Contribution to journalConference articlepeer-review

An instantaneous center of rotation-based extended kalman filter approach for the on-line estimation of wheelchair tire slip

Wolkowicz, K. L., Pentzer, J. L., Miller, C. X., Moore, J. Z. & Brennan, S. N., Dec 1 2019, In: Journal of Dynamic Systems, Measurement and Control, Transactions of the ASME. 141, 12, 121001.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

Bridging the gap between sensor noise modeling and sensor characterization

Jerath, K., Brennan, S. & Lagoa, C., Feb 2018, In: Measurement: Journal of the International Measurement Confederation. 116, p. 350-366 17 p.

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Toward Robotic Inspection of Dry Storage Casks for Spent Nuclear Fuel

Lissenden, C. J., Choi, S., Cho, H., Motta, A., Hartig, K., Xiao, X., Le Berre, S., Brennan, S., Reichard, K., Leary, R., McNelly, B. & Jovanovic, I., Jun 1 2017, In: Journal of Pressure Vessel Technology, Transactions of the ASME. 139, 3, 031602.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review