Hever Moncayo

Title
Associate Professor and Program Coordinator for M.S. in Aerospace Engineering
Email
Department
Aerospace Engineering Department
College
College of Engineering

Office Hours

Tuesday and Thursday 10am-12pm

Areas of Expertise

Flight Dynamics and Control

Guidance, Navigation and Control

Unmanned and Autonomous Systems

Artificial Intelligence

Hever Moncayo


Dr. Moncayo earned a Bachelor of Science in Engineering Physics from Universidad Del Cauca (Popayan/Colombia), and a Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Universidad Del Valle (Cali/Colombia). He obtained his Ph.D. in Aerospace Engineering from West Virginia University.

As a researcher, Dr. Moncayo has devoted his efforts to performing research and development of algorithms for guidance, navigation, and control, including simulation of comprehensive/integrated methodologies for intelligent/adaptive fault-tolerant flight control systems. He has contributed to the study of technologies to ensure increased aerospace system safe operation and autonomy by providing alternative and innovative comprehensive solutions.

Dr. Moncayo has contributed to the scientific literature in aeronautics and space with publications in journals/conferences and performed teaching activities as a lecturer for undergraduate and graduate levels. Dr. Moncayo is an Associate Fellow of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA), an Associate Editor of the Journal Aerospace Science and Technology, an Associate Editor of The Aeronautical Journal, and a member of the AIAA Intelligent Systems Committee. His research has been supported by internal and external grants that include Defense Department, NASA, and FAA.

His research interests also include intelligent/adaptive fault tolerance flight control systems, in particular:

  • Development of adaptive flight control laws for manned and unmanned aerospace robotic systems
  • Nonlinear modeling, simulation, and control of aerospace systems
  • Control for automated diagnosis of aircraft under damage and/or flutter conditions
  • Artificial intelligence and machine learning.
  • Swarm systems and estimation of collective behavior.

  • Ph.D. - Doctor of Philosophy in Aerospace Engineering, West Virginia University

  • AE 800: Dissertation
  • AE 443: Experim Dynamics & Control Lab
  • AE 432: Flight Dynamics and Control
  • AE 700: Thesis

AE 413 - Aircraft Stability and Control

AE 432 - Flight Dynamics and Control

AE 495IL - Dynamics and Control

AE 626 - Fault Tolerance and Advance Control Theory

AE 623 - Atmospheric Navigation, Guidance and Control


Books

  • Perhinschi M., Moncayo H., Book Chapter, Artificial Immune System for Comprehensive and Integrated Aircraft Abnormal Conditions Management, AIAA Book Advances in Computational Intelligence and Autonomy for Aerospace Systems, John Valasek (Ed), pg. 147-218, 2019. ISBN (print): 978-1-62410-478-7, eISBN: 978-1-62410-479-4, January, 2019.
  • Moncayo H., Perhinschi M., Aircraft Fault Tolerance: A Biologically Inspired Immune Framework for Sub-System Failures, VDM Verlag Dr. Muller, ISBN-13: 978-3-639-35754-7, May 18, 2011.

Journals                 

  • D.F., Moncayo, H., Aoun, C., Gutierrez, T., Distributed Intelligent Adaptive Controller for Disturbance Rejection in Multi-Agent Systems, AIAA Journal of Aerospace Information Systems, (2023), accepted for publication.
  • Moncayo, H., Engblom. W., Nshuti, C., Coulter, N., Performance Analysis of Flight Control Laws Applied to a Simplified Analog of the Dual Aircraft Platform Concept, ASCE Journal of Aerospace Engineering, Journal of Aerospace Engineering, Vol. 35, Issue 4, July (2022). https://doi.org/10.1061/(ASCE)AS.1943-5525.0001439.
  • Perez, A., Moncayo, H., Bio-Inspired Feedback Linearized Adaptive Control for a Thrust Vectoring Free-Flyer Vehicle, Journal of Intelligent & Robotic Systems, 102, 43 (2021). https://doi.org/10.1007/s10846-021-01408-z.
  • Coulter, N., Moncayo, H., Comparison of Optimal and Bio-Inspired Adaptive Control Laws for Spacecraft Sloshing Dynamics, AIAA Journal of Spacecraft and Rockets; Volume 57, Number 1, January-February, (2020).
  • Garcia, D., Perez, A., Moncayo, H., Rivera, K., Betancur, Y., DuPuis, M., Mueller, R., Spacecraft Health Monitoring Using a Biomimetic Fault Diagnosis Scheme, AIAA Journal of Aerospace Information Systems, (2018), Vol. 15, No. 7, pp. 396-413. (2018). doi: http://arc.aiaa.org/doi/abs/10.2514/1.I010612.
  • Togayev A., Perhinschi M. G., Al Azzawi D., Moncayo H., Perez A., Immunity-based Accommodation of Aircraft Subsystem Failures, Aircraft Engineering and Aerospace Technology, 89/1 pp. 164-175, Emerald Publishing, (2017).
  • Al Azzawi D., Moncayo H., Perhinschi M. G., Perez, A., Togayev, A., Comparison of Immunity-Based Schemes for Aircraft Failure Detection and Identification, Journal of Engineering Applications of Artificial Intelligence, Vol. 52, pp. 181-193, June 2016.
  • Moncayo, H., Moguel, I., Perhinschi, I., Al Azzawi, D., Togayev, A., Perez, A., Structured Non-Self Approach for Aircraft Failure Identification within an Immunity-Based Fault Tolerance Architecture, The Aeronautical Journal, Volume 120, No. 1225, pp. 415-434; March 2016.
  • Perhinschi M. G., Al Azzawi D., Moncayo H., Perez A., Togayev A., Immunity-based Aircraft Actuator Failure Evaluation, Aircraft Engineering and Aerospace Technology, Vol. 88, no. 6, 2016, DOI: 10.1108/AEAT-07-2014-0117.R1.
  • Perez A., Moncayo H., Perhinschi M. G., Al Azzawi D., Togayev A., A Bio-Inspired Adaptive Control Compensation System for an Aircraft Outside Bounds of Nominal Design, Journal of Dynamic Systems, Measurement and Control, ASME, Vol. 137, Sep 2015.
  • M. G. Perhinschi, D. Al Azzawi, H. Moncayo, A. Perez, Evaluation of Aircraft Sensor Failures Effects Using the Artificial Immune System Paradigm, International Review of Aerospace Engineering, Vol. 8, N.2, (2015), pp. 71-80.
  • Al Azzawi D., Perhinschi M. G., Moncayo, H., Perez, A., A Dendritic Cell Mechanism for Detection, Identification, and Evaluation of Aircraft Failures, Journal of Control Engineering Practice, Elsevier, Vol. 41, August 2015, pp. 134-148.
  • Perhinschi M. G., Al Azzawi D., Moncayo H., Togayev A., Perez A., Moguel I., Immunity-based Flight Envelope Prediction at Post-failure Conditions, Aerospace Science and Technology, Volume 46, Oct–Nov., 2015, Pages 264-272
  • Perhinschi M. G., Moncayo H., Al Azzawi, D., Moguel, I., Integrated Immunity-Based Framework for Aircraft Abnormal Conditions Management, AIAA Journal of Aircraft,  Volume 51, Issue 6, pages 1726-1739, December 2014.
  • Perhinschi M. G., Moncayo H., Bartlett A., Davis J., Wilburn B., Karas K., Neurally-augmented Immunity-based Detection and Identification of Aircraft Sub-system Failures. The Aeronautical Journal, Royal Aeronautical Society, Vol. 118, No. 1205, July 2014.
  • Al Azzawi D., Perhinschi M. G., Moncayo H., Artificial Dendritic Cell Mechanism for Aircraft Immunity-Based Failure Detection and Identification, AIAA Journal of Aerospace Information Systems, Vol 11, No. 7, 2014, pp. 467-481.
  • Perhinschi M. G., Moncayo H., Al Azzawi, D., Moguel, I., Generation of Artificial Immune System Antibodies Using Raw Data and Cluster Set Union, IC: International Journal of Immune Computation, Vol. 2, No. 1, pp. 1 ~ 15, 2014.
  • Moncayo, H., Krishnamoorthy, K., Wilburn, B., Wilburn, J., Perhinschi, M., Lyons, B. Performance Analysis of Fault-Tolerant UAV Baseline Control Laws with L1 Adaptive Augmentation, Journal of Modeling, Simulation, Identification, and Control, Columbia International Publishing, Vol.1, No.4, pp. 137-163, 2013.
  • Wilburn B., Perhinschi M. G., Moncayo H., Karas K., Davis J., Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Trajectory Tracking Algorithms Comparison, International Journal of Intelligent Unmanned Systems, Volume 1, Issue 3, 2013.
  • Perhinschi M. G., Wilburn B., Davis J., Moncayo H., Karas K., Simulation Environment for UAV Fault-Tolerant Autonomous Control Laws Development, Journal of Modeling, Simulation, Identification, and Control, Columbia International Publishing, Vol.1, No.4, pp. 164-195, 2013.
  • Moncayo H., Perhinschi M. G., Davis J., Artificial Immune System Based Aircraft Failure Evaluation over Extended Flight Envelope, AIAA Journal of Guidance, Control, and Dynamics, Vol. 34, No. 4, Jul./Aug. 2011.
  • Perhinschi M. G., Porter J., Moncayo H., Davis J., Wayne W. S., Artificial Immune System-Based Detection Scheme for Aircraft Engine Failures, AIAA Journal of Guidance, Control, and Dynamics, Vol. 34, No. 5, Sep/Oct. 2011.
  • Moncayo H., Perhinschi M. G., Davis J., Artificial Immune System Based Aircraft Failure Detection and Identification over Extended Flight Envelope, The Aeronautical Journal, Royal Aeronautical Society, Volume 115, No. 1163, January 2011.
  • Moncayo H., Perhinschi M. G., Davis J., Aircraft Failure Detection and Identification Using an Immunological Hierarchical Multiself Strategy, AIAA Journal of Guidance, Control, and Dynamics, Vol. 33, No. 4, pp. 1105-1114, Jul./Aug. 2010.
  • Perhinschi M. G., Moncayo H., Davis J., Integrated Framework for Aircraft Sub-System Failure Detection, Identification, and Evaluation Based on the Artificial Immune System Paradigm, Journal of Aircraft AIAA, Vol. 47, No. 6, Nov-Dec, 2010.
  • Davis J., Perhinschi M. G., Moncayo H., Evolutionary Algorithm for Artificial Immune System Based Failure Detector Generation and Optimization, AIAA Journal of Guidance, Control, and Dynamics, Vol. 33, No. 2, pp. 305-320, Mar./Apr. 2010.
  • Moncayo, H., Marulanda, J., Thomson, P., Identification and Monitoring of Modal Parameters in Aircraft Structures using the Natural Excitation Technique (NExT) Combined with the Eigensystem Realization Algorithm (ERA), Journal of Aerospace Engineering, Vol. 3, No. 2, April 1, 2010.
  • Moncayo, H., Arteaga, J., León T. J., Efectos de Polarización en Sistemas WDM, Colombian Journal of Physics, Vol. 36, No. 1, 2004.
  • Moncayo, H., Arteaga, J., León T. J., Método de Compensación de los Efectos de Polarización en Sistemas de Telecomunicaciones Opticas, Colombian Journal of Physics, Vol. 35, No. 1, 2003.

Conference Papers

  • Sisson, N., and Moncayo., H. Machine Learning Based Architecture for Generation of Synthetic Flight Test Data, AIAA 2023-1814. AIAA SciTech 2023 Forum. National Harbor, MD. January 2023.
  • Gutierrez, T., Coulter, C., Moncayo, H., Nakka, Y., Choi, C., Rahmani, A., and Gupta, A., Data-driven Health Management System for Multi-Spacecraft Formation Flying, AIAA 2023-0129. AIAA SciTech 2023 Forum. National Harbor, MD. January 2023.
  • Morillo, E. and Moncayo., H. On-board Artificial Intelligence for Failure Detection and Safe Trajectory Generation, AIAA 2023-1081. AIAA SciTech 2023 Forum. National Harbor, MD. January 2023.
  • Cuenca, A. and Moncayo, H. Geomagnetic Aided Navigation using Rao Blackwellized Particle Filter, AIAA 2023-1452. AIAA SciTech 2023 Forum. National Harbor, MD. January 2023.
  • Cuenca, A., Gutierrez, T., Morillo, E., Steinfeldt, S., and Moncayo, H., Modeling of GPS Degradation Conditions for Risk Assessment of UAS Operations in Urban Environments, AIAA 2023-2648. AIAA SciTech 2023 Forum. National Harbor, MD. January 2023.
  • F. D., Moncayo, H., Aoun, C., Gutierrez, T., Comparison of an Adaptive-Immunized and an Adversarial Deep Learning Control Laws to Increase Resiliency in Distributed Cyber-Physical Systems, GNC-39/IS-26, Guidance and Control Architectures for Autonomous Systems IX, AIAA SciTech Conference, January 2022, San Diego, Ca.
  • Coulter, N., Moncayo, H., Artificial Immune System Optimized Support Vector Machine for Satellite Fault Detection, GNC-35/IS-24, Guidance and Control Architectures for Autonomous Systems VIII, AIAA SciTech Conference, January 2022, San Diego, Ca.
  • Aoun, C., Moncayo, H., Observer-based Deep Reinforcement Learning Control and the Application to a Nonlinear High-Order Dynamic System, GNC-30/IS-21, Guidance and Control Architectures for Autonomous Systems VII, AIAA SciTech Conference, January 2022, San Diego, Ca.
  • Gutierrez, T., Cuenca, A., Coulter, N., Moncayo, H., Steinfeldt, B., Development of a Simulation Environment for Validation and Verification of Small UAS Operations, GNC-02/IS-02, Guidance, and Control Architectures for Autonomous Systems I, January 2022, San Diego, Ca.
  • Cuenca, A., Moncayo, H., Machine Learning Application to Estimation of Magnetospheric Contributions for Geomagnetic-based Navigation, GNC-35/IS-24, Guidance and Control Architectures for Autonomous Systems VIII, AIAA SciTech Conference, January 2022, San Diego, Ca.
  • Coulter, N., Moncayo, H., An Online Machine Learning Paradigm for Spacecraft Fault Detection. AIAA SciTech Conference, Guidance, Navigation, and Control, Invited Session, January 2021, Virtual.
  • F. D., Moncayo, H., Immunity-based Consensus Algorithm for Increased Resilience in Multiagent Missions, AIAA SciTech Conference, Guidance, Navigation, and Control, Invited Session, January 2021, Virtual.
  • Cuenca, A., Moncayo, H., A Geomagnetic-based Integrated Architecture for Dead-Reckoning Navigation. AIAA SciTech Conference, Guidance, Navigation, and Control, Invited Session, January 2021, Virtual.
  • Bakori, M., Moncayo, H., Comparison of Discrete Direct and Indirect Adaptive Control Laws for UAV Fault-tolerance. AIAA SciTech Conference, Guidance, Navigation, and Control, Invited Session, Advances in Feedback Control Architectures for Autonomous Systems, January 2021, Virtual.
  • Betancur, Y., Moncayo, H., Spacecraft Testbed to Support Control System Design for Space Missions. AIAA SciTech Conference, Guidance, Navigation, and Control, Invited Session, January 2021, Virtual.
  • F. D., Moncayo, H., Hybrid Immunized Swarm Optimization Concept for Resilient Coordinated Missions, AIAA SciTech Conference, January 2020, Orlando Florida.
  • Bakori, M., Moncayo, H., UAS Model Identification and Simulation to Support In-Flight Testing of Discrete Adaptive Fault-Tolerant Control Laws, AIAA SciTech Conference, January 2020, Orlando Florida.
  • Irigireddy, S., Moncayo, H., Rivera, K., Vision-Based Relative Navigation for Close-Formation Flight Missions, AIAA SciTech Conference, January 2020, Orlando Florida.
  • Verberne, J., Moncayo, H., Comparison of Adaptive Control Laws for Wind Rejection in Quadrotor UAVs, ASME Dynamic Systems and Control Conference, Park City, Utah, Oct. 2019.
  • Verberne, J., Moncayo, H., Robust Control Architecture for Wind Rejection in Quadrotors, International Conference on Unmanned Aircraft Systems, June. 2019, Atlanta, GA.
  • Rivera, K., Moncayo, H., Verberne, J., F, D., Design and Implementation of Intelligent Decision-Making Algorithms for Unmanned Aerial Vehicles Mission Protection, AIAA Science and Technology Forum and Exposition, Jan. 2019, San Diego, California.
  • Verberne, J., Betancur, A., Rivera, K., Coulter., N., Moncayo, H., Comparison of MRAC and L1 Adaptive Controllers for a Gimbaled Mini-Free Flyer, AIAA Science and Technology Forum and Exposition, Jan. 2019, San Diego, California.
  • Betancur, A., Memon, W., Moncayo, H., Design and Development of a Test Bed with Active Tracking Control to Support Gravity Off-loading, AIAA Science and Technology Forum and Exposition, Jan. 2019, San Diego, California.
  • Coulter, N., Moncayo, H., Engblom, W., Virtual Demonstration of a Novel Stratospheric Dual Aircraft Platform Concept, AIAA Aviation and Aeronautics Forum and Exposition, Modeling and Simulation Technologies Conference, Atlanta, Georgia, June 2018.
  • Coulter, N., Moncayo, H., Engblom, W., Evaluation and Comparison of Sailing Flight Optimization Algorithms for a Stratospheric Dual Aircraft Platform Concept, AIAA Aviation and Aeronautics Forum and Exposition, Modeling and Simulation Technologies Conference, Atlanta, Georgia, June 2018.
  • Nshuti, C., Moncayo, H., Engblom, W., F, D., Modeling, Simulation and Flight Testing to Support Proof of a Stratospheric Dual Aircraft Platform Concept, AIAA SciTech Conference, UAS Missions and Applications II, Orlando, FL, January 2018.
  • Garcia, D., Perez, A., Moncayo, H., Rivera, K., Dupuis, M., Mueller, R., Spacecraft Health Monitoring Using a Biomimetic Fault Diagnosis Scheme, SciTech Conference, Grapevine, Texas, Jan. 2017.
  • Garcia, D., Moncayo, H., Perez, A., Jain, C., Low-Cost Implementation of a Biomimetic Approach for UAV Health Management, American Control Conference, Boston, Ma. July 3 to 6, 2016
  • Perez, A., Moncayo, H., Prazenica, R., Zacny, K., Mueller, R., Dupuis, M., Ebert, T., Free-Flying Robotic System for Interplanetary Prospecting and In Situ Resource Utilization, ASCE Earth and Space 2016 Conference, Orlando, FL.
  • Perez, A., Moncayo, H., Prazenica, R., Zacny, K., Mueller, R., Dupuis, M., Ebert, T., Control Laws Development for a Free-Flying Unmanned Robotic System to Support Interplanetary Bodies Prospecting and Characterization Missions, SciTech Conference, GNC, Aerospace Robotics and Unmanned/Autonomous Systems IV, January 5, 2016.
  • Zacny, K., Yaggi, B., Spring, J., Chu, P., Mueller, R., Ebert, T., Dupuis, M., Moncayo, H., Prazenica, R., Sample Acquisition Systems for a Free-Flying Unmanned Robotic System to Support Interplanetary Bodies Prospecting and Characterization Missions, SciTech Conference, Extraterrestrial Water: Prospecting and Acquisition, January 4, 2016.
  • Prazenica, R., Kern, K., John, T., Moncayo, H., Zacny, K., Mueller, R., Ebert, T., Dupuis, M., Vision-Aided Navigation for a Free-Flying Unmanned Robotic System to Support Interplanetary Bodies Prospecting and Characterization Missions  Control, SciTech Conference, GNC, Aerospace Robotics and Unmanned/Autonomous Systems IV, January 5, 2016
  • Moncayo, H., Prazenica, R., Zacny, K.,  Free-Flyer Robotic Spacecraft for Exploration and In Situ Resource Utilization of Interplanetary Bodies, 5Th International Workshop on Lunar Surface Applications, Lunar Landers, Lunar Surface Science, and Lunar ISRU, April 2015, Cocoa Beach, FL.
  • Stansbury, R., Moncayo, H., Currier, P., A Graduate Program in Unmanned and Autonomous Systems Engineering, ASEE Southeast Section Conference, American Society for Engineering Education, Seattle, WA, 2015
  • Perez, A., Moncayo, H., Togayev, A., Perhinschi, M., Al Azzawi, D., Pilot-in-the-Loop Evaluation of a Bio-Inspired Adaptive Fault-Tolerant Control System in a Motion-Based Flight Simulator, AIAA Guidance, Navigation, and Control Conference, AIAA Science and Technology Forum, Orlando, FL., January 2015.
  • Moguel, I; Moncayo, H., Perez, A; Perhinschi, M., In-Flight Testing of a Bio-Inspired Approach for Assessment of a UAV Outside Bounds of Nominal Design, AIAA Infotech at Aerospace, AIAA Science and Technology Forum Orlando, FL., January 2015.
  • Chan, M., Moncayo, H., Perez, A, Prazenica, R, Kim, D., Azizi, B., Development and Flight Testing of an Unmanned Aerial System with Micro-Fiber Composite Actuators, AIAA Infotech at Aerospace, AIAA Science and Technology Forum Orlando, FL., January 2015.
  • Anderson, A., Moncayo, H., Prazenica, R., Mirmirani, M., Noriega, A., Burnett, B., Gehlot, V., Kern, Z., Development of a Surrogate Autonomous Aircraft for Entry in the NASA Airspace Operation Challenge, AIAA Infotech at Aerospace, AIAA Science and Technology Forum Orlando, FL., January 2015.
  • Perez A. E., Moncayo H., Moguel I., Perhinschi M. G., Al Azawii D., Togayev A., Immunity-based Adaptive Control Laws for Aircraft Fault Tolerance, ASME Annual Dynamic Systems and Control Conference, San Antonio, Texas, Oct. 2014.
  • Togayev A., Perhinschi M. G., Al Azawii D., Moncayo H., Moguel I., Perez A. E., Immunity-Based Abnormal Condition Accommodation of Aircraft Sub-system Failures, ASME Annual Dynamic Systems and Control Conference, San Antonio, Texas, Oct. 2014.
  • Perez A. E., Moguel I., Moncayo H., Chan C. May; Low-Cost Autopilot System for an Autonomous Unmanned Aerial System, International Conference, and  Exhibition on Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Sept. 2014.
  • Al Azawii D., Perhinschi M. G., Togayev A., Moncayo H., Moguel I., Perez A. E., Evaluating Aircraft Abnormal Conditions Using an Artificial Dendritic Cell Mechanism, International Conference and Exhibition on Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Sept. 2014.
  • Moguel I., Moncayo H., Perhinschi M. G., Al Azawii D., Perez A. E., Togayev A., Biologically-Inspired Approach for Aircraft Management under Upset Conditions, International Conference and Exhibition on Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Sept. 2014.
  • Prazenica, R., Kim, D., Moncayo, H., Azizi, B., Chan, M., Design, Characterization, and Testing of Macro-Fiber Composite Actuators for Integration on a Fixed-Wing UAV, Active and Passive Smart Structures and Integrated Systems VIII, SPIE Conference, March 2014.
  • Moguel I., Moncayo H., Perhinschi M. G., Perez A. E., Al Azawii D., Togayev A., Bio-Inspired Approach for Aircraft Health Assessment and Flight Envelope Estimation, ASME Annual Dynamic Systems and Control Conference, San Antonio, Texas, Oct. 2014.
  • Lyons, B., Moncayo H., Noriega, A., Moguel, I., Perhinschi, M., Hardware-in-the-Loop Simulation of an Extended Non-linear Dynamic Inversion Augmented with an Immunity-Based Adaptive Control System, AIAA Guidance, Navigation, and Control Conference, Boston, Massachusetts, August 2013.
  • Perhinschi M. G., Moncayo H., Al Azzawi, D., Development of Immunity-based Framework for Aircraft Abnormal Conditions Detection, Identification, Evaluation, and Accommodation, AIAA Guidance, Navigation, and Control Conference, Boston, Massachusetts, August 2013.
  • Al Azzawi, D., Moncayo H., Perhinschi M. G., Dendritic Cell Mechanism for Aircraft Immunity-based Failure Detection and Identification, AIAA Guidance, Navigation, and Control Conference, Boston, Massachusetts, August 2013.
  • Hartley, R., Hugon, F., Anderson, R., Moncayo H., Development and Flight Testing of a Model-Based Autopilot for a Low-Cost Unmanned Aerial System, AIAA Guidance, Navigation, and Control Conference, Boston, Massachusetts, August 2013.
  • Moncayo H., Perhinschi M. G., Wilburn B., Karas K., Davis J., UAV Adaptive Control Laws Using Non-Linear Dynamic Inversion Augmented with an Immunity-based Mechanism, AIAA Guidance, Navigation and, Control Conference, Minessota, Minneapolis, August 2012.
  • Moncayo H., Perhinschi M. G., Wilburn B., Karas K., Davis J., Extended Nonlinear Dynamic Inversion Control Laws for Unmanned Air Vehicles, AIAA Guidance, Navigation, and Control Conference, Minessota, Minneapolis, August 2012.
  • Perhinschi M. G., Moncayo H., Davis J., Wilburn B., Karas K., Development of a Simulation Environment for Autonomous Flight Control Algorithms, AIAA Modeling and Simulation Technologies Conference, Portland, Oregon, August 2011.
  • Perhinschi M. G., Moncayo H., Bartlett A., Davis J., Wilburn B., Karas K., Testing of Artificial Immune System Failure Detection with the NASA Generic Transport Model, AIAA Guidance, Navigation, and Control Conference, Portland, Oregon, August 2011.
  • Moncayo H., Perhinschi M. G., Davis J., Simulation Environment for the Development and Testing of Immunity-Based Aircraft Failure Detection Schemes,  AIAA Modeling and Simulation Technologies Conference, Portland, Oregon, August 2011.
  • Moncayo H., Perhinschi M. G., Davis J., Artificial Immune System Based Aircraft Failure Evaluation over Extended Flight Envelope, AIAA Guidance, Navigation, and Control Conference, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, August 2010.
  • Perhinschi M. G., Porter J., Moncayo H., Davis J., Wayne W. S., Development of a Detection Scheme for Aircraft Engine Failures Based on the Artificial Immune System Paradigm, AIAA Guidance, Navigation, and Control Conference, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, August 2010.
  • Moncayo H., Perhinschi M. G., Davis J., Immunity Based Aircraft Failure Detection and Identification Using an Integrated Hierarchical Multi-Self Strategy, AIAA Guidance, Navigation, and Control Conference, Chicago, IL., August 2009.
  • Perhinschi M. G., Moncayo H., Davis J., Integrated Framework for Aircraft Sub-System Failures Detection, Identification, and Evaluation Based on the Artificial Immune System Paradigm, AIAA Guidance, Navigation, and Control Conference, Chicago, IL., August 2009.
  • Perhinschi M. G., Moncayo H., Davis J., Integrated System for Immunity Based Failure Detection, Identification, and Evaluation, 3rd NASA Aviation Safety Program Technical Conference, McLean, VA, Nov. 17-19, 2009.
  • Sanchez S., Perhinschi M. G., Moncayo H., Napolitano M., In-flight Actuator Failure Detection and Identification for a Reduced Size UAV Using the Artificial Immune System Approach, AIAA Guidance, Navigation, and Control Conference, Chicago, IL., August 2009.
  • Davis J., Perhinschi M. G., Moncayo H., Evolutionary Algorithm for Artificial Immune System Based Failure Detector Generation and Optimization, AIAA Guidance, Navigation, and Control Conference, Chicago, IL., August 2009.
  • Moncayo, H., Marulanda, J., Thomson, P., The Natural Excitation Technique (NExT) Combined with the Eigensystem Realization Algorithm (ERA) to Identify Modal Parameters in Aircraft Structures, XXIII Southeastern Conference On Theoretical and Applied Mechanics, May 21-22, 2006.
  • Marulanda C., J., H. Moncayo, J. Vargas, J. Erazo y P. Thomson, Desarrollo de un Sistema de Monitoreo del Comportamiento Dinámico para el Edificio de la Gobernación del Valle del Cauca, I Congreso Colombiano de Calidad y Patología de las Construcciones, Colombia, Octubre 11-13 de 2006.
  • Moncayo, H., Marulanda, J., Thomson, P. Modal Identification and Monitoring of Human-induced Vibration of Cali’s Olympic Stadium, XXIII Southeastern Conference on Theoretical and Applied Mechanics, May 21, 22 y 23, 2006.
  • Moncayo, H., Marulanda, J., Thomson, P. Análisis Comparativo de Vibraciones de Dos Aviones AC-47T Fantasma de la Fuerza Aérea Colombiana, II Seminar in Aeronautical Structures, Aeronautical Technologies Research Center, Colombian Air Force, April 7 - 8, 2005.
  • Moncayo, H., De los Rios, J., Thomson, P. Análisis de Vibraciones en Vuelo del Avión de Tipo Acrobatico T-34A Mentor de la Fuerza Aérea Colombiana. II Seminar in Aeronautical Structures, Aeronautic Technologies Research Center, Colombian Air Force, April 7 - 8, 2005.
  • Moncayo, H., Gómez, D., Thomson, P. Aspectos del Modelamiento de Estructuras para la Implementación de Sistemas de Control Activo, III Colombian Congress and VIII International Seminar in Seismic Engineering, Cali, Colombia, November 3–5, 2005.
  • Moncayo, H., Arteaga, J., León T. J.,  Análisis de la Propagación de una Señal Optica en un Medio Dicroico Usando el Modelo de Cuaterniones, VIII Colombian Conference of Optics, September 2002.
  • Moncayo, H., Arteaga, J., León T. J., Efectos del Desacoplamiento entre Fibras Opticas Teniendo en Cuenta la Apertura Numérica y el Diámetro del Núcleo,. VIII Colombian Conference of Optics, September 2002.

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