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Discipline name H-index Citations Publications World Ranking National Ranking
Electronics and Electrical Engineering H-index 59 Citations 14,516 230 World Ranking 612 National Ranking 307
Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering H-index 58 Citations 11,108 242 World Ranking 196 National Ranking 104

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Awards & Achievements

2014 - Fellow of the International Federation of Automatic Control (IFAC)

2012 - Member of the National Academy of Engineering For contributions to robust control, system identification, and methodology for control-structure interaction.

1995 - IEEE Fellow For contributions to integrated of design, modeling, and control of aerospace systems.


What is he best known for?

The fields of study he is best known for:

  • Control theory
  • Electrical engineering
  • Algebra

Robert E. Skelton mostly deals with Control theory, Control theory, Tensegrity, Linear system and Mathematical optimization. Control theory is closely attributed to Covariance function in his study. His work carried out in the field of Control theory brings together such families of science as Control, Covariance matrix and Damage detection.

His Tensegrity research is multidisciplinary, incorporating perspectives in Topology, Simulation, Buckling and Nonlinear system. He has included themes like Matrix, Quadratic equation, Discrete system, Applied mathematics and Convex optimization in his Linear system study. Robert E. Skelton interconnects Reduction and Decentralised system in the investigation of issues within Mathematical optimization.

His most cited work include:

  • All controllers for the general H ∞ control problem: LMI existence conditions and state space formulas (1135 citations)
  • Stability tests for constrained linear systems (478 citations)

What are the main themes of his work throughout his whole career to date?

His primary areas of investigation include Control theory, Tensegrity, Control theory, Mathematical optimization and Structural engineering. As part of the same scientific family, Robert E. Skelton usually focuses on Control theory, concentrating on Control engineering and intersecting with Control. The study incorporates disciplines such as Structure, Topology, Buckling, Nonlinear system and Stiffness in addition to Tensegrity.

His Control theory study incorporates themes from Matrix and Reduction. His Linear system research is multidisciplinary, incorporating elements of Quadratic equation, Applied mathematics and Convex optimization. His Optimal control study combines topics from a wide range of disciplines, such as Algorithm and Robust control.

He most often published in these fields:

  • Control theory (54.04%)
  • Tensegrity (29.33%)
  • Control theory (19.63%)

What were the highlights of his more recent work (between 2012-2021)?

  • Tensegrity (29.33%)
  • Structural engineering (15.01%)
  • Buckling (4.16%)

In recent papers he was focusing on the following fields of study:

Tensegrity, Structural engineering, Buckling, Control theory and Nonlinear system are his primary areas of study. The concepts of his Tensegrity study are interwoven with issues in Mechanical engineering, Bar, Softening, Stiffness and Topology. His study looks at the relationship between Structural engineering and fields such as Morphing, as well as how they intersect with chemical problems.

The various areas that Robert E. Skelton examines in his Buckling study include Structure, Constraint and Substructure. His research in Control theory intersects with topics in Linear programming and Convex optimization. His biological study spans a wide range of topics, including Systems design and Control theory.

Between 2012 and 2021, his most popular works were:

  • Multiscale tunability of solitary wave dynamics in tensegrity metamaterials (100 citations)
  • Experimental investigation of the softening–stiffening response of tensegrity prisms under compressive loading (84 citations)
  • On the additive manufacturing, post-tensioning and testing of bi-material tensegrity structures (73 citations)

In his most recent research, the most cited papers focused on:

  • Control theory
  • Electrical engineering
  • Mathematical analysis

The scientist’s investigation covers issues in Tensegrity, Structural engineering, Buckling, Minimum mass and Composite material. His Tensegrity study combines topics in areas such as Bar, Metal rubber, Dynamics and Topology. His work in Dynamics addresses issues such as Matrix differential equation, which are connected to fields such as Control theory.

Robert E. Skelton performs integrative study on Control theory and Constraint. His study in Topology is interdisciplinary in nature, drawing from both Matrix, Computation and Mathematical optimization, Minification. His Structural engineering research incorporates themes from Smart material and Morphing.

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Top Publications


G. W. Housner;L. A. Bergman;T. K. Caughey;A. G. Chassiakos.
Journal of Engineering Mechanics-asce (1997)

3041 Citations

A Unified Algebraic Approach To Control Design

Robert E. Skelton;T. Iwasaki;K.M. Grigoriadis.

1809 Citations

All controllers for the general H ∞ control problem: LMI existence conditions and state space formulas

T. Iwasaki;R. E. Skelton.
Automatica (1994)

1650 Citations

Stability tests for constrained linear systems

Maurício C. de Oliveira;Robert E. Skelton.

710 Citations

Dynamic Systems Control: Linear Systems Analysis and Synthesis

R. E. Skelton.

578 Citations

A covariance control theory

Anthony Hotz;Robert Skelton.
conference on decision and control (1985)

401 Citations

Paper: Low-order control design for LMI problems using alternating projection methods

Karolos M. Grigoriadis;Robert E. Skelton.
Automatica (1996)

392 Citations

Static output feedback controllers: stability and convexity

J.C. Geromel;C.C. de Souza;R.E. Skelton.
IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control (1998)

255 Citations

An introduction to the mechanics of tensegrity structures

R.E. Skelton;R. Adhikari;J.-P. Pinaud;Waileung Chan.
conference on decision and control (2001)

241 Citations

The XY-centring algorithm for the dual LMI problem: a new approach to fixed-order control design

T. Iwasaki;R. E. Skelton.
International Journal of Control (1995)

207 Citations

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