Publications

      *Updated 1st Nov 2020

Book Chapters

  1. S. K. Phang, K. Li, B. M. Chen and T. H. Lee, Systematic design methodology and construction of micro aerial quadrotor vehicles, in Handbook of Unmanned Aerial Vehicle, K. P. Valavanis and G. J. Vachtsevanos, Eds. Springer, 2014, pp. 181-206.

Refereed Journals

  1. S. K. Phang and X. Chen, Autonomous tracking and landing on moving ground vehicle with multi-rotor UAV, Journal of Engineering Science and Technology, in-press.

  2. S. K. Phang, N. Ahmad, C. V. Aravind and X. Chen, Internet of things based architecture for additive manufacturing interface, International Journal of Grid and Utility Computing, in-press.

  3. H. F. T. Ahmed, H. Ahmad, K. Narasingamurthi, H. Harkat and S. K. Phang, DF-WiSLR: Device-free Wi-Fi-based sign language recognition, Pervasive and Mobile Computing, vol 69, p.101289, November 2020.

  4. S. K. Phang, S. Z. Ahmed and M. R. Abdul Hamid, Optimized real time 3-d feature map generation with unmanned aerial systems, Test Engineering & Management, vol 82, no January-February 2020, pp. 3104-3112, January 2020.

  5. H. F. T. Ahmed, H. Ahmad, S. K. Phang, C. V. Aravind, H. Harkat and K. Narasingamurthi, Higher order feature extraction and selection for robust human gesture recognition using CSI of COTS Wi-Fi devices, Sensors, vol 19, no 13, p.2959, July 2019.

  6. L. Zhang, J. Chen, F. Deng, Y. Bi, S. K. Phang and X. Chen, Trajectory planning for improving vision-based target geolocation performance using a quad-rotor UAV, IEEE Transactions on Aerospace and Electronic Systems, vol 55, no 5, pp. 2382-2394, December 2018.

  7. S. K. Phang, M. A. Hassan, Z. Y. Wong, Z. Y. Ng and Y. L. Lai, Development of autonomous UAV systems for low light surveillance applications using night vision camera, Journal of Advanced Research in Dynamical and Control Systems, vol 10, no 13-Special Issue, pp. 1379-1391, December 2018.

  8. L. Zhang, F. Deng, J. Chen, Y. Bi, S. K. Phang, X. Chen and B. M. Chen, Vision-based target three-dimensional geolocation using unmanned aerial vehicles, IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, vol 65, no 10, pp. 8052-8062, October 2018.

  9. K. Z. Y. Ang, X. Dong, W. Liu, G. Qin, S. Lai, K. Wang, D. Wei, S. Zhang, S. K. Phang, X. Chen, M. Lao, Z. Yang, D. Jia, F. Lin, L. Xie and B. M. Chen, High-precision multi-UAV teaming for the first outdoor night show in Singapore, Unmanned Systems, vol 6, no 1, pp. 39-65, February 2018.

  10. J. Cui, S. K. Phang, K. Ang, F. Wang, X. Dong, Y. Ke, S. Lai, K. Li, X. Li, J. Lin, P. Liu, T. Pang, K. Wang, Z. Yang, F. Lin and B. M. Chen, Search and rescue using multiple drones in post-disaster situation, Unmanned Systems, vol 4, no 1, pp 83-96, February 2016

  11. S. K. Phang, S. Lai, F. Wang, M. Lan and B. M. Chen, Systems design and implementation with jerk-optimized trajectory generation for UAV calligraphy, Mechatronics, vol 30, pp. 65-75, June 2015

  12. F. Wang, P. Liu, S. Zhao, B. M. Chen, S. K. Phang, S. Lai, T. Pang, B. Wang, C. Cai and T. H. Lee, Development of an unmanned helicopter for vertical replenishment, Unmanned Systems, vol 3, no 1, pp 63-87, January 2015

  13. S. K. Phang, K. Li, K. H. Yu, B. M. Chen and T. H. Lee, Systematic design and implementation of a micro quadrotor UAV, Unmanned Systems, vol 2, no 2, pp 121-141, April 2014

  14. F. Lin, K. Ang, F. Wang, B. M. Chen, T. H. Lee, B. Yang, M. Dong, X. Dong, J. Cui, S. K. Phang, B. Wang, D. Luo, K. Peng, G. Cai, S. Zhao, M. Yin and K. Li, Development of an unmanned coaxial rotorcraft for the DARPA UAVForge challenge, Unmanned Systems, vol 1, no 2, pp 211-245, September 2013

  15. F. Wang, S. K. Phang, J. J. Ong, B. M. Chen and T. H. Lee, Design and construction methodology of an indoor UAV system with embedded vision, Control and Intelligent Systems, vol 40, no 1, pp 22-32, February 2012

International Conferences

  1. C. H. S. Lee, S. K. Phang and H. K. Mun, Design and implementation of an agricultural UAV with optimized spraying mechanism, MATEC Web of Conferences, vol 335, p.02002, Jan 2021.

  2. K. L. Lum, H. K. Mun, S. K. Phang and W. Q. Tan, Industrial electrical energy consumption forecasting by using temporal convolutional neural network, MATEC Web of Conferences, vol 335, p.02003, Jan 2021.

  3. T. K. Wong, H. K. Mun, S. K. Phang, K. L. Lum and W. Q. Tan, Real-time machine health monitoring system using machine learning with IoT technology, MATEC Web of Conferences, vol 335, p.02005, Jan 2021.

  4. Jayavarman, A. S. M. Al-Obaidi, S. K. Phang and Y. G. How, Improving aerodynamic efficiency of a skywalker drone, AIP Conference Proceedings, vol 2233, no 1, p.020011, May 2020.

  5. K. H. Lee, S. K. Phang and Y. M. F. Wong, Small scale autonomous watercraft for aquatic mapping, AIP Conference Proceedings, vol 2233, no 1, p.020015, May 2020.

  6. S. A. Low, A. S. M. Al-Obaidi, S. K. Phang and S. Lee, Development of a hybrid vertical take-off and landing unmanned aerial vehicle for maritime application, AIP Conference Proceedings, vol 2233, no 1, p.020020, May 2020.

  7. J. J. Tai, S. K. Phang and Y. M. F. Wong, Optimized autonomous UAV design with obstacle avoidance capability, AIP Conference Proceedings, vol 2233, no 1, p.020026, May 2020.

  8. H. F. T. Ahmed, H. Ahmad, S. K. Phang, C. A. Vaithilingam, H. Harkat and K. Narasingamurthi, Sign language gesture recognition with bispectrum features using SVM, AIP Conference Proceedings, vol 2233, no 1, p.030001, May 2020.

  9. M. A. Hassan and S. K. Phang, Optimized autonomous UAV design for duration enhancement, AIP Conference Proceedings, vol 2233, no 1, p.030004, May 2020.

  10. Z. Y. Ng and S. K. Phang, Development of simultaneous localization and mapping algorithm using optical sensor for multi-rotor UAV, AIP Conference Proceedings, vol 2233, no 1, p.030007, May 2020.

  11. J. L. Tee, S. K. Phang, W. J. Chew, S. W. Phang and H. K. Mun, Classification of meditation states through EEG: A method using discrete wavelet transform, AIP Conference Proceedings, vol 2233, no 1, p.030010, May 2020.

  12. Z. Y. Wong, W. J. Chew and S. K. Phang, Computer vision algorithm development for classification of palm fruit ripeness, AIP Conference Proceedings, vol 2233, no 1, p.030012, May 2020.

  13. K. Lee, S. K. Phang and W. J. Chew, Development of low computational power vision tracking algorithm on embedded system, AIP Conference Proceedings, vol 2137, no 1, p.030004, July 2019.

  14. W. J. Lou, A. S. Teh and S. K. Phang, Low cost haptic and motion based mixed reality peripheral interface, AIP Conference Proceedings, vol 2137, no 1, p.030005, July 2019.

  15. S. K. Phang, S. Z. Ahmed and M. R. Abdul Hamid, Design, dynamics modelling and control of a H-shape multi-rotor system for indoor navigation, Proceedings of the 2019 International Conference on Unmanned Vehicle Systems, Muscat, Oman, pp. 1-6, February 2019.

  16. J. J. Tai, S. K. Phang and C. L. Hoo, Application of steady-state integral proportional integral controller for inner dynamics control loop of multi-rotor UAVs, Proceedings of the 2018 International Conference on Advances in Computing, Communication & Automation, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, pp. 1-6, October 2018.

  17. S. K. Phang, M. R. Abdul Hamid, X. Chen and F. Lin, Autonomous ledge detection and landing with multi-rotor UAV, Proceedings of the 2018 International Conference on Control & Automation, Anchorage, Alaska, US, pp. 42-47, June 2018.

  18. X. Chen, F. Lin, M. R. Abdul Hamid, S. H. Teo and S. K. Phang, Real-time landing spot detection and pose estimation on thermal images using convolutional neural networks, Proceedings of the 2018 International Conference on Control & Automation, Anchorage, Alaska, US, pp. 998-1003, June 2018.

  19. K. Peng, F. Lin, S. K. Phang and B. M. Chen, Nonlinear flight control design for maneuvering flight of quadrotors in high speed and large acceleration, Proceedings of the 2018 International Conference on Unmanned Aircraft Systems, Dallas, TX, US, pp. 212-221, June 2018.

  20. Z. Li, M. Lao, S. K. Phang M. R. Abdul Hamid, K. Z. Tang and F. Lin, Development and design methodology of an anti-vibration system on micro-UAVs, Proceedings of the 2017 International Micro Air Vehicle Conference and Competition, Toulouse, France, pp. 223-228, September 2017.

  21. K. Wang, S. K. Phang, Y. Ke, X. Chen, K. Gong and B. M. Chen, Vision-aided tracking of a moving ground vehicle with a hybrid UAV, Proceedings of the 2017 International Conference on Control & Automation, Ohrid, Macadonia, pp. 28-33, July 2017.

  22. X. Chen, S. K. Phang and B. M. Chen, System integration of a vision-guided UAV for autonomous tracking on moving platform in low illumination condition, Proceedings of the ION Pacific PNT 2017 Conference, Honolulu, Hawaii, US, pp. 1082-1092, May 2017.

  23. Y. Qian, K. Liu, L. Zhang, J. Lin, Z. Lu and S. K. Phang, Design and implementation of a configurable multi-rotor UAV, Proceedings of the 2016 International Micro Air Vehicle Conference and Competition, Beijing, China, pp. 95-100, October 2016.

  24. X. Chen, S. K. Phang, M. Shan and Ben M. Chen, System integration of a vision-guided UAV for autonomous landing on moving platform, Proceedings of the 2016 International Conference on Control & Automation, Kathmandu, Nepal, pp. 761-766, June 2016.

  25. S. K. Phang, Fei Wang, Kangli Wang, Shupeng Lai and Ben M. Chen, An effective method for autonomous localization and navigation in unknown indoor environment using MAV, Proceedings of the 2015 International Micro Air Vehicle Conference and Competition, Aachen, Germany, September 2015.

  26. J. Cui, S. K. Phang, K. Ang, F. Wang, X. Dong, Y, Ke, S. Lai, K. Li, X. Li, F. Lin, J. Lin, P. Liu, T. Pang, B. Wang, K. Wang, Z. Yang and B. M. Chen, Drones for coorperative search and rescue in post-disaster situation, Proceedings of the Cybernetics and Intelligent Systems, Robotics, Automation and Mechatronics, Angkor Wat, Cambodia, pp. 167-174, August 2015.

  27. S. K. Phang, J. Cui, K. Ang, F. Wang, X. Dong, Y. Ke, S. Lai, K. Li, X. Li, F. Lin, J. Lin, P. Liu, T. Pang, B. Wang, K. Wang, Z. Yang and B. M. Chen, Urban post-disaster search and rescue solutions with unmanned aircraft systems, Proceedings of the 2015 International Conference on Electronics, Information and Communication, Singapore, pp. 91-92, January 2015.

  28. K. Li, R. Huang, S. K. Phang, S. Lai, F. Wang, P. Tan, B. M. Chen and T. H. Lee, Off-board vision odometry and control of an ultralight quadrotor MAV, Proceedings of the 2014 International Micro Air Vehicle Conference and Competition, Delft, The Netherlands, pp. 50-57, August 2014.

  29. F. Wang, P. Liu, S. Zhao, B. M. Chen, S. K. Phang, S. Lai and T. H. Lee, Guidance, navigation and control of an unmanned helicopter for automatic cargo transportation, Proceedings of the 2014 Chinese Control Conference, Nanjing, China, pp. 1013-1020, July 2014. (Best Paper Award)

  30. F. Wang, K. Wang, S. Lai, S. K. Phang, B. M. Chen and T. H. Lee, An efficient UAV navigation solution for confined but partially known indoor environments, Proceedings of the 11th IEEE International Conference on Control & Automation, Taichung, Taiwan, pp. 1351-1356, June 2014.

  31. S. K. Phang, S. Lai, F. Wang, M. Lan and B. M. Chen, UAV calligraphy, Proceedings of the 11th IEEE International Conference on Control & Automation, Taichung, Taiwan, pp. 422-428, June 2014.

  32. S. K. Phang, K. Li, F. Wang, B. M. Chen and T. H. Lee, Explicit model identification and control of a micro aerial vehicle, Proceedings of the 2014 International Conference on Unmanned Aircraft Systems, Orlando, US, pp. 1048-1054, May 2014.

  33. F. Lin, K. Ang, F. Wang, B. M. Chen, T. H. Lee, B. Yang, M. Dong, X. Dong, J. Cui, S. K. Phang, B. Wang, D. Luo, S. Zhao, M. Yin, K. Li, K. Peng and G. Cai, Development of an unconventional unmanned coaxial rotorcraft: GremLion, Proceedings of the 15th International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction, Las Vegas, US, pp. 120-129, July 2013.

  34. F. Wang, J. Cui, S. K. Phang, B. M. Chen and T. H. Lee, A mono-camera and scanning laser ranger finder based UAV indoor navigation system, Proceedings of the 2013 International Conference on Unmanned Aircraft Systems, Atlanta, US, pp. 693-700, May 2013.

  35. K. Li, S. K. Phang, B. M. Chen and T. H. Lee, Platform design and mathematical modeling of an ultralight quadrotor micro aerial vehicle, Proceedings of the 2013 International Conference on Unmanned Aircraft Systems, Atlanta, US, pp. 1066-1075, May 2013.

  36. S. K. Phang, C. Cai, B. M. Chen and T. H. Lee, Design and mathematical modeling of a 4-standard-propeller (4SP) quadrotor, Proceedings of the 10th World Congress on Intelligent Control and Automation, Beijing, China, pp. 3270-3275, July 2012.

  37. F. Wang, S. K. Phang, J. Cui, G. Cai, B. M. Chen and T. H. Lee, Nonlinear modeling of a miniature fixed-pitch coaxial UAV, Proceedings of the 2012 American Control Conference, Montreal, Canada, pp. 3863-3870, June 2012.

  38. B. Wang, X. Dong, B. M. Chen, T. H. Lee and S. K. Phang, Unmanned rotorcrafts formation flight based on robust and perfect tracking approach, Proceedings of the 2012 American Control Conference, Montreal, Canada, pp. 3284-3290, June 2012.

  39. F. Wang, S. K. Phang, J. Cui, B. M. Chen and T. H. Lee, Search and rescue: a UAV aiding approach, Proceedings of the 23rd Canadian Congress of Applied Mechanics, Vancouver, BC, Canada, pp. 183-186, June 2011.

  40. S. K. Phang, J. J. Ong, R. Yeo, B. M. Chen and T. H. Lee, Autonomous mini-UAV for indoor flight with embedded on-board vision processing as navigation system, Proceedings of the IEEE R8 International Conference on Computational Technologies in Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Irkutsk Listvyanka, Russia, pp. 722-727, July 2010.