__Publications__

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### Journal Articles:

**Copp, D. A.**, Nguyen, T. A., Byrne, R. H., Chalamala, B. R., *Optimal sizing of distributed energy resources for planning 100% renewable electric power systems.* Energy, 2021.

Tamrakar, U., **Copp, D. A.**, Nguyen, T. A., Hansen, T. M., Tonkoski, R., *Real-Time Estimation of Microgrid Inertia and Damping Constant.* IEEE Access, 9:114523--114534, 2021.

**Copp, D. A.**, Isaacs, J. T., and Hespanha, J. P., *Programming, Robotics, and Control for High School Students.* ASEE Advances in Engineering Education, 2021.

Tamrakar, U., **Copp, D. A.**, Nguyen, T. A., Hansen, T. M., Tonkoski, R., *Optimization-Based Fast-Frequency Estimation and Control of Low-Inertia Microgrids.* IEEE Transactions on Energy Conversion, 2020.

Headley, A. J., **Copp, D. A.**, *Energy Storage Sizing for Grid Compatibility of Intermittent Renewable Resources: A California Case Study.* Energy, 198:117310, 2020.

Rosewater, D. M., **Copp, D. A.**, Nguyen, T. A., Byrne, R. H., Chalamala, B. R., and Santoso, S., *Battery Energy Storage Models for Optimal Control.* IEEE Access, 7:178357--178391, 2019.

**Copp, D. A.**, Vamvoudakis, K. G., and Hespanha, J. P., *Distributed Output-Feedback Model Predictive Control for Multi-Agent Consensus.* Systems & Control Letters, 127:52--59, 2019.

Nguyen, T. A., **Copp, D. A.**, Byrne, R. H., and Chalamala, B. R., *Market Evaluation of Energy Storage Systems Incorporating Technology-Specific Nonlinear Models.* IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, 34(5):3706--3715, 2019.

Arroyo-Currás, N., Ortega, G., **Copp, D. A.**, Ploense, K. L., Plaxco, Z. A., Kippin, T. E., Hespanha, J. P., Plaxco, K. W., *High-Precision Control of Plasma Drug Levels Using Feedback-Controlled Dosing.* ACS Pharmacology & Translational Science, 1(2):110-118, 2018.

Byrne, R. H., Nguyen, T. A., **Copp, D. A.**, Chalamala, B. R., and Gyuk, I., *Energy Management and Optimization Methods for Grid Energy Storage Systems.* IEEE Access, 6:13231-13260, 2018.

**Copp, D. A.**, Gondhalekar, R., and Hespanha, J. P., *Simultaneous Model Predictive Control and Moving Horizon Estimation for Blood Glucose Regulation in Type 1 Diabetes.* Optimal Control Applications and Methods, 39(2):904-918, 2018.

**Copp, D. A.** and Hespanha, J. P., *Simultaneous Nonlinear Model Predictive Control and State Estimation.* Automatica, 77:143-154, 2017.

**Copp, D. A.** and Sanfelice, R. G., *A Zero-crossing Detection Algorithm for Robust Simulation of Hybrid Systems Jumping on Surfaces.* Simulation Modelling Practice and Theory, 68:1-17, 2016.

### Book Chapters:

Quintero, S. A. P., **Copp, D. A.**, and Hespanha, J. P., *Robust Coordination of Small UAVs for Vision-based Target Tracking using Output-Feedback MPC with MHE.* Cooperative Control of Multi-agent Systems: Theory and Applications, 2017.

**Copp, D. A.** and Hespanha, J. P., *Addressing adaptation and learning in the context of model predictive control and moving horizon estimation.* Control of Complex Systems: Theory and Applications, 2016.

### Peer-reviewed Conference Papers:

**Copp, D. A.**, Headley, A. J., *Test anxiety and its impact on diverse undergraduate engineering students during remote learning.* Proceedings of the ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, 2021. To appear.

**Copp, D. A.**, Hormaza-Mejia, A., Walter, M., Buswell, N., *Team formation and function decisions and student roles on diverse engineering design teams.* Proceedings of the ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, 2021. To appear.

**Copp, D. A.**, Hormaza-Mejia, A., Walter, M., Buswell, N., *Whom are we serving? An exploration of student demographics in a large engineering design projects ecosystem.* Proceedings of the ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, 2020.

Nguyen, T. A., **Copp, D. A.**, and Byrne, R. H., *Stacking Revenue from Energy Storage Providing Resilience, T&D Deferral and Arbitrage.* Proceedings of the IEEE Power and Energy Society (PES) General Meeting, 2019.

Ingalalli, A., Luna, A., Durvasulu, V., Hansen, T. M., Tonkoski, R., **Copp, D. A.**, and Nguyen, T. A., *Energy Storage Systems in Emerging Electricity Markets: Frequency Regulation and Resiliency.* Proceedings of the IEEE Power and Energy Society (PES) General Meeting, 2019.

**Copp, D. A.**, Nguyen, T. A., and Byrne, R. H., *Adaptive Model Predictive Control for Real-Time Dispatch of Energy Storage Systems.* Proceedings of the American Control Conference (ACC), 2019.

Tamrakar, U., **Copp, D. A.**, Hansen, T. M., and Tonkoski, R., *Model Predictive Frequency Control of Low Inertia Microgrids.* Proceedings of the International Symposium on Industrial Electronics (ISIE), 2019.

Wilches-Bernal, F., **Copp, D. A.**, Bacelli, G., and Byrne, R. H., *Structuring the Optimal Output Feedback Control Gain: A Soft Constraint Approach.* Proceedings of the Conference on Decision and Control (CDC), 2018.

**Copp, D. A.**, Nguyen, T. A., and Byrne, R. H., *Optimal Sizing of Behind-the-Meter Energy Storage with Stochastic Load and PV Generation for Islanded Operation.* Proceedings of the IEEE Power and Energy Society (PES) General Meeting, 2018.

Wilches-Bernal, F., **Copp, D. A.**, Gravagne, I., and Schoenwald, D. A., *Stability Criteria for Power Systems with Damping Control and Asymmetric Feedback Delays.* Proceedings of the 50th North American Power Symposium (NAPS), 2018.

**Copp, D. A.**, Wilches-Bernal, F., Schoenwald, D. A., and Gyuk, I., *Power System Damping Control via Power Injections from Distributed Energy Storage.* Proceedings of the IEEE International Symposium on Power Electronics, Electrical Drives, Automation and Motion (SPEEDAM), 2018.

Byrne, R. H., Nguyen, T. A., **Copp, D. A.**, Concepcion, R., Chalamala, B. R., and Gyuk, I., *Opportunities for Energy Storage in CAISO: Day-Ahead and Real-Time Market Arbitrage.* Proceedings of the IEEE International Symposium on Power Electronics, Electrical Drives, Automation and Motion (SPEEDAM), 2018.

**Copp, D. A.**, Wilches-Bernal, F., Gravagne, I., and Schoenwald, D. A., *Time-Domain Analysis of Power System Stability with Damping Control and Asymmetric Feedback Delays.* Proceedings of the 49th North American Power Symposium (NAPS), 2017.

**Copp, D. A.** and Hespanha, J. P., *Conditions for Saddle-Point Equilibria in Output-Feedback MPC with MHE.* Proceedings of the American Control Conference (ACC), 13-19, 2016. [Best presentation in session award]

Quintero, S. A. P., **Copp, D. A.**, and Hespanha, J. P., *Robust UAV Coordination for Target Tracking using Output-Feedback Model Predictive Control with Moving Horizon Estimation.* Proceedings of the American Control Conference (ACC), 3758–3764, 2015.

**Copp, D. A.** and Hespanha, J. P., *Nonlinear Output-Feedback Model Predictive Control with Moving Horizon Estimation*. Proceedings of the Conference on Decision and Control (CDC), 3511–3517, 2014.

Sanfelice, R. G., **Copp, D. A.**, Ñañez, P., *A Toolbox for Simulation of Hybrid Systems in Matlab/Simulink: Hybrid Equations (HyEQ) Toolbox*. Proceedings of Hybrid Systems: Computation and Control Conference (HSCC), 101–106, 2013.

**Copp, D. A.** and Sanfelice, R. G., *On the Effect and Robustness of Zero-crossing Detection Algorithms in Simulation of Hybrid Systems Jumping on Surfaces*. Proceedings of the American Control Conference (ACC), 2449–2454, 2012.

### Technical Reports:

Pearson, J. P., **Copp, D. A.**, and Hespanha, J. P., *Preemption-resistant control on a non-real-time operating system.* University of California, Santa Barbara, 2017.

**Copp, D. A.** and Hespanha, J. P., *Nonlinear Output-Feedback Model Predictive Control with Moving Horizon Estimation: Illustrative Examples*. University of California, Santa Barbara, 2015.

**Copp, D. A.** and Hespanha, J. P., *Conditions for Saddle-Point Equilibria in Output-Feedback MPC with MHE: Technical Report*. University of California, Santa Barbara, 2015.

**Copp, D. A.** and Hespanha, J. P., *Nonlinear Output-Feedback Model Predictive Control with Moving Horizon Estimation (Technical Report)*. University of California, Santa Barbara, 2014.

### PhD Thesis:

**Copp, D. A.**, *Simultaneous Nonlinear Model Predictive Control and State Estimation: Theory and Applications*. PhD Thesis: University of California, Santa Barbara, 2016. [A recipient of UCSB's CCDC Best PhD Thesis award.]