1. Regan, C., and B. Taylor, “mAEWing1: Design, Build, Test,” AIAA 2016-1747, January 2016.
  2. Frost, S. et al, “Flight Control with Optimal Allocation Incorporating Structural Load Feedback.” accepted in Journal of Aerospace Information Systems.
  3. Layh, T., and J. Larson, J. Jackson, B. Taylor, and D. Gebre-Egziabher, “A Recovery System for SUAV Operations in GPS-Denied Environments,” ION International Technical Meeting, Dana Point, CA, 2015.
  4. Gupta, A., and C. Moreno, H. Pfifer, B. Taylor and G. Balas, “Updating a Finite Element Based Structural Model of a Small Flexible Aircraft,” AIAA 2015-0903, January 2015.
  5. Moreno, C. et al, “Structural Model Identification of a Small Flexible Aircraft.” 2014 American Control Conference, pp. 4379-4384, 2014.
  6. Kotikalpudi, A. et al, “Low Cost Development of a Nonlinear Simulation for a Flexible Air Vehicle.” 2014 American Control Conference, pp. 2029-2034, 2014.
  7. Lie, A. et al, “An Airborne Experimental Test Platform: From Theory to Flight (Part 2).” Inside GNSS, May/June 2014.
  8. Lie, A. et al, “An Airborne Experimental Test Platform: From Theory to Flight (Part 1),” Inside GNSS, March/April 2014.
  9. Carlson, R. et al, “Analysis of Modeling Techniques for Low-Cost Actuators,” AIAA 2013-4846, August 2013.
  10. Dorobantu, A. et al, “An Airborne Experimental Test Platform: From Theory to Flight,” 2013 American Control Conference, pp 659-673.
  11. Gebre-Egziabher, D., Taylor, B. R., “Impact and Mitigation of GPS-Unavailability on Small UAV Navigation, Guidance, and Control.” Report 2012-2, University of Minnesota, Department of Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics, November 2012.
  12. Taylor, B. R. “A Full-Envelope Air Data Calibration and Three Dimensional Wind Estimation Method Using Global Output-Error Optimization and Flight-Test Techniques,” AIAA 2012-4410, August 2012.
  13. Frost, S. A., Taylor, B. R., Bodson, M., “Investigation of Optimal Control Allocation for Gust Load Alleviation in Flight Control,” AIAA 2012-4858, August 2012.
  14. Taylor, B. R. and Ratnayake, N. A., “Flight Test of Orthogonal Square Wave Inputs for Hybrid-Wing-Body Parameter Estimation,” AIAA 2011-6276, August 2011.
  15. Taylor, B. R. and Yoo, S. Y., “Engine Yaw Augmentation for Hybrid-Wing-Body Aircraft via Optimal Control Allocation Techniques,” AIAA 2011-6253, August 2011.
  16. Ratnayake, N. A., Taylor, B. R., “Multi-Axis Identifiably Using Single-Surface Parameter Estimation Maneuvers on the X-48B,” AIAA 2011-6273, August 2011.
  17. Frost, S. A., Trinh K. V., Taylor, B. R., Jutte, C. V., Burken, J. J., Bodson, M., “Application of Structural Load Feedback in Flight Control,” AIAA 2011-6288, August 2011.
  18. Taylor, B. R., “AMT-200S Motor Glider Parameter and Performance Estimation,” NASA TM 2011-215974, July 2011.
  19. Ratnayake, N. A., Wagonner, E. R., Taylor, B. R., “Lateral-Directional Parameter Estimation on the X-48B Aircraft Using an Abstracted Multi-Objective Effector Model,” AIAA 2011-3014, June 2011.
  20. Taylor, B. R. and Ratnayake, N. A., “Simulation and Flight Evaluation of a Parameter Estimation Input Design Method for Hybrid-Wing-Body Aircraft,” AIAA 2010-7949, August 2010.
  21. Frost, S. A., Taylor, B. R., Jutte, C. V., Burken, J. J., Trinh K. V., Bodson, M., “A Framework for Optimal Control Allocation with Structural Load Constraints,” AIAA 2010-8112, August 2010.

Invited Presentations without a Paper

  1. Taylor, B. R., “From Theory to Flight: UAVs as a Platform for Cross Application Research, Development, Testing, and Commercialization.” Highlighted Speaker and Session Chair at the Next Gen Drones Conference. June 2015.
  2. Taylor, B. R. “UMN UAV Lab: Recent Advancements in Low Cost, Open Source Flight Research” Invited presentation at the SAE Aerospace Control and Guidance Systems Committee meeting 112. October 2013.
  3. Taylor, B. R. “Integrated Control with Structural Feedback to Enable Lightweight Aircraft” Invited presentation at the Fundamental Aeronautics Program Technical Conference. 2011.
  4. Taylor, B. R. “X-48B Preliminary Flight Test Results” Invited presentation at the Fundamental Aeronautics Program Technical Conference. 2009.


  1. Bowers, A. et al, “On Wings of the Minimum Induced Drag: Spanload Implications for Aircraft and Birds,” NASA Technical Publication 2016-219072, March 2016.
  2. Ditmer, M. et al, “Bears Show a Physiological but Limited Behavioral Response to Unmanned Aerial Vehicles,” Current Biology 25, 1-6, August 31, 2015.
  3. Hu, B. and P. Seiler, “A Probabilistic Method for Certification of Analytically Redundant Systems,” accepted to International Journal of Applied Mathematics and Computer Science.
  4. Hu, B. and P. Seiler, “A Probabilistic Method for Certification of Analytically Redundant Systems,” IEEE Conference on Control and Fault-Tolerant Systems (SysTol), pp. 13-18. 2013.
  5. Nguyen, N., “Elastically Shaped Future Air Vehicle Concept,” NASA Innovation Fund 2010 Project.

News Articles

  1. Edmondson, J., “U of M Students Develop New Drone Remote”, KARE 11 NBC. March 21, 2016.
  2. Schmitt, K., “New Collaboration Opens Drone Technology for All”, Minnesota Daily. January 25, 2016.
  3. Rosenthal, J., “Self-Flying Drone Technology Being Developed in Minnesota”, KSTP ABC. January 16, 2016.
  4. Miller, P., “University of Minnesota Collaborates to Develop UAS Software”, UAS Magazine. January 14, 2016.
  5. Coss, K., “Precision Farming Targets Major Threat to Soybean Crops”, Inquiry, University of Minnesota. July 17, 2015.
  6. “Commercial Drones”, S4-E12 Manufacturing Talk Radio. June 30, 2015.
  7. Lauritsen, J., “Good Question: Where Can You Fly a Drone?”, WCCO CBS. January 27, 2015.
  8. Warren, S., “Drones Take Off”, Science World. September 2014.
  9. Baillon, J., “Drones Changing Life in Minnesota”, KMSP Fox. May 5, 2014.
  10. Tigue, K., “U Research Pushes for Agriculture Drones”, Minnesota Daily. April 30, 2014.
  11. Aker, R., “Drone Policy Up in the Air”, Minnesota Daily. March 27, 2014.
  12. Keller, B., “UFOs seen over Basilica of Saint Mary in Minneapolis?”, KMSP Fox. August 14, 2013.
  13. Olstead, J., “Drone Research Being Conducted at U of M”, KARE11 NBC. March 12, 2013.
  14. Reynolds, L., “NASA Aeronautic Academy Interns Finish Program”, Aerotech News and Review. September 6, 2012.
  15. Levine J., “NASA STARS - Student Program Builds Skills, Career Enthusiasm”, NASA XPress. January 17, 2012.
  16. Brown, A., “NASA Dryden’s INSPIRE Interns Learn Flight Testing First-Hand”, NASA XPress. August 4, 2010.
  17. Brown, A., “INSPIRE Student Interns Learning Flight Test First-Hand”, NASA XPress. July 15, 2009.