Dr. Hendra Gunawan Harno

 

Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Faculty of Engineering and Science, Curtin University, Malaysia Campus

E: h.g.harno@curtin.edu.my (@gmail.com)

T: +60 85 44 3939 Ext. 2486

 

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS

2011   Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Electrical Engineering, University of New South Wales (at ADFA), Australia.

2005   Master of Science (MSc) in Applied Mathematics, University of Twente, Netherlands.

2001   Bachelor of Engineering (BEng) in Aeronautical Engineering, Institut Teknologi Bandung, Indonesia.

 

RESEARCH INTERESTS

  • Nonlinear, robust and optimal control systems.
  • Decentralized and networked control systems.
  • Fault-tolerant control
  • Optimization and numerical methods.
  • Applications: electro-mechanical systems, flight control systems and multi-agent systems.

 

JOURNAL PAPERS

  1. G. Harno and A. H. H. Sim, “Reliable state feedback robust H∞ control for linear uncertain systems with integral quadratic constraints”, International Journal of Control, 2017 (submitted).
  2. N.-L. Eu, B.-S. Goh, H. G. Harno and K.-H. Lim, “An approximate greatest descent method for nonlinear least squares problems”, Numerical Algebra, Control and Optimization, 2017 (submitted).
  3. -S. Lee, B.-S. Goh, H. G. Harno and K.-H. Lim, “On a two-phase approximate greatest descent method for nonlinear optimization with equality constraints”, Numerical Algebra, Control and Optimization, 2017 (submitted).
  4. G. Harno and I. R. Petersen, “Synthesis of linear coherent quantum control systems using a differential evolution algorithm”, IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, vol. 60, no. 3, pp. 799 – 805, 2015.
  5. G. Harno and I. R. Petersen, “Decentralized state feedback robust H∞ control using a differential evolution approach”, International Journal of Robust and Nonlinear Control, vol. 24, no. 2, pp. 247-263, 2014.
  6. G. Harno and I. R. Petersen, “Robust H∞ control via a stable decentralized nonlinear output feedback controller”, International Journal of Robust and Nonlinear Control, vol. 24, no. 2, pp. 191-213, 2014.
  7. Maknouninejad, W. Lin, H. G. Harno, Z. Qu, and M. Simaan, “Cooperative control for self‐organizing microgrids and game strategies for optimal dispatch of distributed renewable generations”, Energy Systems, Springer, vol. 3, no. 1, pp. 23‐60, 2012.
  8. G. Harno and I. R. Petersen, “Robust H∞ control of a nonlinear uncertain system via a stable nonlinear output feedback controller”, International Journal of Control, vol. 84, no. 4, pp. 665 – 678, 2011.

 

CONFERENCE PAPERS

  1. H. Tan, K. H. Lim and H. G. Harno, “Stochastic diagonal approximate greatest descent in neural networks”, Proc. of the 30th International Joint Conference on Neural Networks, Anchorage, Alaska, USA, 2017.
  2. H. H. Sim and H. G. Harno, “State feedback robust H∞ stabilization for linear uncertain systems with actuator faults”, Proc. of the 2nd International Conference on Control, Automation and Robotics, Hong Kong, 2016.
  3. C.-C. Lee, H.-V. Lee, H. G. Harno, and K.-C. Woo, “Comparative performance analysis of a dual-solenoid mechanical oscillator”, CUTSE 2014 / IOP Conference Series: Material Science and Engineering, vol. 78, pp. 012019 (1-6), 2015.
  4. G. Harno and R. K.-W. Song, “Robust H∞ stabilization of a hard disk drive system with a single-stage actuator”, CUTSE 2014 / IOP Conference Series: Material Science and Engineering, vol. 78, pp. 012029 (1-9), 2015.
  5. G. Harno and I. R. Petersen, “Strict bounded real decentralized coherent quantum robust H∞ control”, Proc. the 18th IFAC World Congress, Milan, Italy, 2011.
  6. G. Harno and I. R. Petersen, “Coherent quantum H∞ control via a strict bounded real quantum controller”, Proc. the 18th IFAC World Congress, Milan, Italy, 2011.
  7. G. Harno and I. R. Petersen, “Decentralized coherent robust H∞ control of a class of large‐scale uncertain linear complex quantum stochastic systems”, Proc. of the 2010 IEEE Multi‐Conference on Systems and Control, Yokohama, Japan, 2010.
  8. G. Harno and I. R. Petersen, “Coherent control of linear quantum systems: a differential evolution approach”, Proc. of the 2010 American Control Conference, Baltimore, MD, USA, 2010.
  9. G. Harno and I. R. Petersen, “Nonlinear robust H∞ control via a stable decentralized nonlinear output feedback controller”, Proc. of the 48th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control and 28th Chinese Control Conference, Shanghai, China, 2009.
  10. G. Harno and I. R. Petersen, “Decentralized state feedback robust H∞ control using an evolutionary optimization approach”, Proc. of the 2009 European Control Conference, Budapest, Hungary, 2009.
  11. G. Harno and I. R. Petersen, “Robust H∞ stabilization of a nonlinear uncertain system via a stable nonlinear output feedback controller”, Proc. of the 2009 American Control Conference, St. Louis, MO, USA, 2009.

 

RESEARCH GRANTS

2015        Fundamental Research Grant Scheme, the Ministry of Higher Education, Malaysia.

                 Co-investigator: A new logical framework for numerical methods in optimization, nonlinear algebraic equations and least squares problems.

2015        Fundamental Research Grant Scheme, the Ministry of Higher Education, Malaysia.

                Co-investigator: Non-linear optimization framework for deep learning neural network.

2014        Fundamental Research Grant Scheme, the Ministry of Higher Education, Malaysia.

                Principal investigator: A non-convex optimization approach to fault-tolerant robust control for manufacturing plants.

 

AWARDS

2009        Postgraduate Research Support Scheme, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia

2007        Research Training Scholarship, University of New South Wales (at ADFA), Canberra, Australia

2003        StuNed Scholarship, Netherlands Education Centre, Indonesia

 

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIP

IET Chartered Engineer (June 2017 – present).

Member of the IEEE Industry Applications Society (2016 – present).

Member of the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) (2015 – present).

Member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) and the IEEE Control Systems Society (2009 – present).

 

SERVICE TO PROFESSION

  • Organizing committee member of the Symposium of Malaysian Chemical Engineers (2016).
  • Program chair of the Colloquium on Process Control (2015).
  • Organizing committee member of the International Conference on Control, Optimization and Autonomous Vehicles (2015)
  • Program chair of the CUTSE Conference of Curtin University Malaysia (2014).
  • Organizing committee member of the International Conference on the Analysis and Mathematical Applications in Engineering and Science (2014).
  • Paper reviewer, Asian Journal of Control.
  • Paper reviewer, International Journal of Control.
  • Paper reviewer, International Journal of Robust and Nonlinear Control.
  • Paper reviewer, International Conference on Materials Technology and Energy (2017).
  • Paper reviewer, IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (2009, 2010, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017).
  • Paper reviewer, American Control Conference (2014, 2016)
  • Paper reviewer, CUTSE Conference of Curtin University Malaysia (2014).
  • Paper reviewer, the 1st Australian Control Conference (2011).
  • Paper reviewer, IFAC 18th World Congress (2008, 2011).
  • Paper reviewer, the European Control Conference (2009).

 

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