YangQuan Chen

Professor, University of California, Merced

His current research interests include mechatronics for sustainability, cognitive process control via digital twins and machine learning, small multi-UAV based cooperative multi-spectral “personal remote sensing” and applications, applied fractional calculus in controls, modeling and complex signal processing; distributed measurement and distributed control of distributed parameter systems using mobile actuator and sensor networks.


  • Precision Agriculture
  • Machine Learning
  • Digital Twins