Welcome to Adaptive Robotic Controls Lab (ArcLab).
ArcLab is currently located at the AAE at the Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU).
Our research focuses on various control techniques which can enhance the autonomy of robotics.
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 Keynote speech at ICEDME 2019.


 Reinforcement learning control for aggressive flight!
 We have demonstrated that reinforcement learning techniques can plan the motion and trajectory
 for UAVs such that the UAV could perform aggressive maneuvers.
 Here is a preliminary video of the experiments.
 keywords: motion planning; aggressive flight


 Welcome our new RA Yanhui Guo!

 Welcome our new Postdoc Zhiwei HOU!

 Welcome our new PhD student Ran DUAN!
 Ran was working in our lab as a Research Assistant before his PhD Study.

 Welcome our new Research Assistant Zhangjie TU!

 Dr Peng Lu is invited to give a talk at South China University of Technology.
 Advanced control techniques for autonomous UAVs and robotics

 14.11-16.11 2018
 Dr Peng Lu is invited to give a two-day lecture at Chengdu Aircraft Design & Research Institute.

 Welcome our new Research Assistant Ran DUAN!

 Our paper titled "Nonlinear Disturbance Attenuation Control of Hydraulic Robotics"
 has been accepted by ROBIO 2018!
 We present an efficient and effective control approach for robotics such as hydraulic robots.
 The link is at: Paper
 The paper is at: PDF
 The video is at: Youtube Link

  Welcome visitors from Hong Kong Institution of Engineers (HKIE).
  We have performed two successful UAV demos.



  Welcome our new visiting PhD student Qizhi He!

  Welcome our new RA Chenxi Xiao!

  Collaborative paper with TU Delft is accepted by Journal of Guidance, Control and Dynamics!
  Incremental Sliding Mode Fault-Tolerant Flight Control

  Collaborative paper with ETH&UZH RPG Group is accepted by IROS 2018!
  PAMPC: Perception-Aware Model Predictive Control for Quadrotors

Dr. Peng Lu is invited to give a talk at Northwestern Polytechnical University.
The topic is: Nonlinear controllers for unmanned aerial vehicles: challenges and applications

Dr. Peng Lu is invited to give a talk at Shanghai Jiao Tong University.
The topic is: Advanced motion planning and control techniques for robotics