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Publications

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Patents

  1. US8531127: Computer controlled power supply assembly for a LED array. Inventors: Richard F. M. Smith, Richard H. Cockrum, James S. Kang, Phyllis R. Nelson. Issued: September 10, 2013.
  2. US6711280: Method and apparatus for intelligent ranging via image subtraction. Inventors: Oscar M. Stafsudd, Ioannis Kanellakopoulos, Phyllis R. Nelson, Nicholas Bambos. Issued March 23, 2004.
  3. US5659195: CMOS integrated microsensor with a precision measurement circuit. Inventors: William J. Kaiser, Kristopher S. J. Pister, Oscar M. Stafsudd, Phyllis R. Nelson, Amit Burstein. Applicant: The Regents of the University of California. Issued August 19, 1997.

Book Chapter

Kirstie L. Bellman, Christopher A. Landauer and Phyllis R.  Nelson, "System Engineering for Organic Computing: The Challenge of Shared Design and Control between OC Systems and their Human Engineers", in Rolf Würtz, editor, Organic Computing, Springer Verlag (2008).

Journal Articles

  1. Phyllis R. Nelson, Minhdao H. Nguyen, Chien-Cheng J. Yang, "Cautionary Tales: Lessons Learned About Unanticipated Behaviors in Organic Computing Systems," Informatik-Spektrum, vol. 35, pp. 87-92, 2012.
  2. I. Kanellakopoulos, P. Nelson, O. Stafsudd, "Intelligent sensors and control for commercial vehicle automation," Annual Reviews in Control, 23(1), 1999, 117-124.
  3. J. J. -Y. Gill, L. V. Ngo, P. R. Nelson, and Chang-Jin Kim, "Elimination of Extra Spring Effect at the Step-Up Anchor of Surface- Micromachined Beams," Journal of Microelectromechanical Systems, 7(1), March, 1998, 114-21.
  4. Patrick B. Chu, Phyllis R. Nelson, Mark L. Tachiki and Kristofer S. J. Pister, "Dynamics of polysilicon parallel-plate electrostatic actuators," Sensors and Actuators A (Physical), March-April 1996, A52(1-3), March-April 1996, 216-20.
  5. D. C. Leung, P. R. Nelson, O. M. Stafsudd, J. A.  Parkinson and G. E. Davis, "Efficient lateral minority carrier transport effect in proton-implanted p-type silicon," Applied Physics Letters, 67(1), 3 July 1995, 88-90.
  6. Phyllis R. Nelson, Deborah J. Vickers and Oscar M. Stafsudd, "Approximate polarization selection rules for the 3P03H4 transition in Pr:β'' alumina single crystals," Journal de Physique France IV, 4 (1994), C4-419 to 422.
  7. L. Lou, P. R. Nelson, G. Boulon, C. Pedrini, "Fano effect for ion pairs in solids," Optical Materials, 2 (1993), 217-24.
  8. P. R. Nelson, L. Lou, G. Boulon, C. Garapon, C. Pedrini, "Anomalous excitation profile and its relationship to multiple dopant sites in (Nd,Cr)YAlO3," Journal de Physique France I, 3 (1993), 855-62.
  9. P. R. Nelson, A. Brenier, C. Pedrini, G. Boulon, J. A.  Mares, "Chromium - Neodymium Energy Transfer in YAP," Journal de Physique France IV, 1 (1991), C7- 375 to C7-378.
  10. D. Vivien, B. Viana, A. Revcolevschi, J. D. Barrie, B.  Dunn, P. Nelson and O. M. Stafsudd, "Optical Properties of β-Ga2O3:Cr+3 Single Crystals for Tunable Laser Applications", Journal of Luminescence 39, (1987) 29.
  11. J. D. Barrie, B. Dunn, O. M. Stafsudd, and P. Nelson, "Luminescence of Cu+—β''- Alumina", Journal of Luminescence 37, (1987) 303-311.
  12. J. D. Barry, A. J. Einhorn, G. S. Mecherle, P. Nelson, R. A. Dye, W. J. Archambeault, "Thermally accelerated life testing of single mode, double-heterostructure, AlGaAs laser diodes operated pulsed at 50 mW peak power", Journal of Quantum Electronics QE-21, (1985) 365.

Tutorials and Workshops

  1. Christopher Landauer, Kirstie L. Bellman, Phyllis R. Nelson, "Self-Modeling for Adaptive Situation Awareness," tutorial, 6th IEEE Conference on Cognitive Methods in Situation Awareness and Decision (CogSIMA 2013), 25 February 2013, San Diego, California.
  2. Christopher Landauer, Kirstie L. Bellman, Phyllis R. Nelson, "How to Build Self-Modeling Systems," tutorial, 6th IEEE International Conference on Self-Adaptive and Self-Organizing Systems (SaSo 2012), 10 September 2012, Lyon, France.
  3. Phyllis Nelson, "Introduction to MEMS" (tutorial), NCSL2000, (National Conference of Standards Laboratories), Toronto, Ontario, Canada, 16 July 2000.

Conference Presentations

  1. Jayant Sirdesai, Phyllis Nelson, Samir Anz, "Polarity and Elasticity (Hardness) Analysis of Human Nails by the Atomic Force Microscope (AFM)," poster presentation at Southern California Conferences for Undergraduate Research (SCCUR 2011), 19 November 2011, Mt. San Antonio College, Walnut California.
  2. Mihir Sirdesai, Phyllis Nelson, Samir Anz, "A Novel Method to Reduce Carbon Footprints Caused by the Internet Revolution," poster presentation at Southern California Conferences for Undergraduate Research (SCCUR 2011), 19 November 2011, Mt. San Antonio College, Walnut California.
  3. Phyllis R. Nelson, "Self-Organized Self-Improvement: Using Self-Directed Experimentation to Improve Models and Methods," Dagstuhl Seminar 11181, Organic Computing - Design of Self-Organizing Systems, 1-6 May 2011 at Schloss Dagstuhl, Wadern Germany.
  4. Kirstie L. Bellan and Phyllis R. Nelson, "Developing Mechanisms for Determining 'Good Enough' in SORT Systems," Second IEEE Workshop on Self-Organizing Real Time Systems, Newport Beach, CA, March 28-30, 2011.
  5. Kirstie L. Bellman, Christopher Landauer, and Phyllis R. Nelson, "Managing Variable and Cooperative Time Behavior," First IEEE Workshop on Self-Organizing Real-Time Systems Carmona, Spain, 4th of May, 2010.
  6. Phyllis R. Nelson, “Human-System Negotiations in OC Systems”, Dagstuhl Seminar 08141: Organic Computing – Controlled Self-Organization, 30 March – 4 April 2008 at Schloss Dagstuhl in Wadern, Germany.
  7. Fox, Michael; Nelson, Phyllis R.; and students from the Departments of Architecture and Electrical and Computer Engineering, “The Extended-Communication Couch”, chosen for exhibition at DesCours, an architecture and visual arts event December 8-14 in New Orleans sponsored by the New Orleans Chapter of the American Institute of Architects.
  8. Kantardjieff, K.A., Rogers, H., Miller, S. A., Monteyne, K., Nelson, P. R., Corcoran, T. C., Sharma, S., Fultz, M., Mason, A.Z., and Karjala, J., "CAL-PRISSM: Partnership for Remote Instruments to Study the Structure of Matter." American Chemical Society Western Regional Meeting, San Diego, CA. October 9-13, 2007.
  9. R. Frank Smith, Richard H. Cockrum, Phyllis R. Nelson, Marvin C. Abrams, "Undergraduate Senior Research Project to Develop a Computer-Controlled Power Supply for LEDs," American Society for Engineering Education Annual Conference, 24-27 June 2007, Honolulu, Hawaii.
  10. La Roche, Pablo; Fox, Michael; Nelson, Phyllis; Aparicio, German; Baker, Daniel; Brennan, Spencer; Ceja, Salvador; Drum, Houston; Ezell, Erin; Felton, Lesley; Hansanuwat, Ryan; Henry, Brandon; Lee, Sean; Lyles, Mark; Manasians, Tetigh; Martinez, Brenda; Millett, Ben; Montoya, Santiago; Mora, Jazmin; Nieto, Stephen; Oba, Naoko; Oo, Yamin; Reames, Lucas; Resurreccion, John; Sheridan, Nick; Whitsett, Kristian, "GREEN KIT: A Modular, Variable Application System for Sustainable Cooling", EPA P3 Student Design Competition 2006-07, Honorable Mention, Eco-Media Award.
  11. Phyllis R. Nelson and C. M. Chantal Toporow, "Nurturing Inquiry: The Risks and Benefits of Marching to a Different Drummer," ISTAS05 (International Symposium on Technology and Society), Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles, CA, 7-9 June 2005.
  12. Phyllis Nelson and William Trimmer, "Realizing the Potential of Micromachining: Measuring the Minute," NCSL2001 (National Conference of Standards Laboratories), Washington, DC, July 29 - August 2, 2001.
  13. Ioannis Kanellakopoulos, Phyllis Nelson, and Oscar Stafsudd, "Intelligent sensors and control for commercial vehicle automation," in Preprints of the 2nd IFAC Workshop on Advances in Automotive Control, Mohican State Park, Loudonville, OH, February 1998, pp. 81-88.
  14. G. Asada, A. Burstein, D. Chang, M. Dong, M. Fielding, E.  Kruglick, J. Ho, F. Lin, T. H. Lin, H. Marcy, R. Mukai, P.  Nelson, F. Newberg, K. S. J. Pister, G. Pottie, H. Sanchez, O. M. Stafsudd, S. Valoff, G. Yung, and W. J. Kaiser, "Low Power Wireless Communications and Signal Processing Circuits for Distributed Microsensors," (invited paper) In Proceedings of the 1997 IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems in the Information Age - ISCAS '97, Hong Kong, 9-12 June 1997, vol.  4, pp 2817-20.
  15. Lan V. Ngo, Phyllis R. Nelson and Chang-Jin Kim, "Surface-Micromachined Beams Without Spring Effect of Anchor Step-Up", (poster presentation) 1996 Solid-State Sensors and Actuators Workshop, Hilton Head, SC, June 1996.
  16. K. Bult, A. Burstein, D. Chang, M. Dong, M. Fielding, E.  Kruglick, J. Ho, F. Lin, T. H. Lin, W. J. Kaiser, R. Mukai, P. Nelson, F. L. Newberg, K. S. J. Pister, G. Pottie, H. Sanchez, O. M. Stafsudd, K. B. Tan, C. M. Ward, G. Yung, S.  Xue, "Wireless Integrated Microsensors", accepted for oral presentation at 1996 Solid-State Sensors and Actuators Workshop, Hilton Head, SC, June 1996. In Technical Digest, Solid-State Sensor and Actuator Workshop, Hilton Head Island, SC, USA, 3-6 June 1996, Transducer Research Foundation, 1996, pp 205-210.
  17. K. Bult, A. Burstein, D. Chang, M. Dong, M. Fielding, E.  Kruglick, J. Ho, F. Lin, T. H. Lin, W. J. Kaiser, H. Marcy, R. Mukai, P. Nelson, f. L. Newberg, K. s. J. Pister, G.  Pottie, H. Sanchez, O. M. Stafsudd, K. B. Tan, C. M. Ward, S. Xue, J. Yao, "Wireless Integrated Microsensors," presented at the Sensor Expo., Anaheim, CA, April 15-19, 1996.
  18. J. G. Ho, P. R. Nelson, W. J. Kaiser and O. M.  Stafsudd,"Sol-Gel Derived Lead and Calcium Lead Titanate Pyroelectric Detectors on Silicon MEMS Structures," Photodetectors: Materials and Devices, SPIE Conference on Lasers and Integrated Optoelectronics, San Jose, California, 27 January - 2 February 1996.
  19. James G. Ho, Phyllis R. Nelson, David T. Chang, Felice Lin, William J. Kaiser and Oscar M. Stafsudd, "A Versatile, High-Performance, CMOS Compatible Materials Technology for MEMS: Sol-Gel Derived Ferroelectric Thin Films," Southern California Meeting of the American Vacuum Society, Anaheim, CA, Sept. 27-28, 1995.
  20. Phyllis R. Nelson, Patrick B. Chu and Kristofer S. J.  Pister, "Optical methods for characterization of MEMS device motion" presented at Microlithography and Metrology in Micromachining, SPIE Conference on Micromachining and Microfabrication '95, Austin, Texas, 23 - 24 October 1995.
  21. Patrick B. Chu, Phyllis R. Nelson, Mark L. Tachiki and Kristofer S. J. Pister, "Dynamics of polysilicon parallel-plate electrostatic actuators," The 8th International Conference on Solid State Sensors and Actuators (Transducers '95 / EuroSensors IX), Stockholm, Sweden, June 25-29, 1995, vol. 2, 356-359.
  22. Franco De Flaviis, Nicolaos G. Alexopoulos, Oscar M. Stafsudd and Phyllis Nelson, "Thin film ferroelectric materials for wireless communications," Fifth International Conference on Advances in Communication and Control (COMCON 5), Rithymnon, Crete, Greece, 26-30 June 1995.
  23. Franco De Flaviis, Nicolaos G. Alexopoulos, Oscar M. Stafsudd and Phyllis Nelson, "Thin film ferroelectric materials for microwave or millimeter wave applications," in Vijay K. Varadan, ed., Smart Electronics, SPIE Conference on Smart Structures and Materials, San Diego, California, 2-3 March 1995, SPIE Proceedings vol. 2448 (1995).
  24. Phyllis R. Nelson, Deborah J. Vickers and Oscar M. Stafsudd, "Approximate polarization selection rules for the 3P03H4 transition in Pr:β" alumina single crystals," International Conference Laser M2P, Lyon, France, Dec. 1993.
  25. L. Lou, P. R. Nelson, G. Boulon, C. Pedrini, "Fano effect for ion pairs in solids," post- deadline paper, US-France Workshop on the Chemistry of Optical Materials, 28 Sept - 2 Oct. 1992, Maubuisson, France.
  26. P. R. Nelson, A. Brenier, C. Pedrini, G. Boulon, J. A.  Mares, "Spectroscopy of the Multiple Cr+3 and Nd+3 Sites in Yttrium Aluminum Perovskite," International Conference Laser M2P, Grenoble, France, July 9-11, 1991.
  27. P. Roitman, G. E. Davis, O. M. Stafsudd and P. Nelson, "Selected area channeling pattern, defect etch and lifetime study of silicon implanted with oxygen," 1988 IEEE SOS/SOI Technology Workshop, October 3-5, 1988.
  28. James D. Barrie, Bruce Dunn, Oscar M. Stafsudd and Phyllis Nelson, "Synthesis and Properties of Cu+-beta"-Aluminas," Topical Meeting on Tunable Solid State Lasers Technical Digest, 1987, (Optical Society of America, Williamsburg, VA, 26-28 Oct. 1987) 85-88.
  29. Phyllis Nelson and Robert E. Brooks, "Micropower laser diodes for optical interconnects," in Raymond Arrathoon, ed., Digital Optical Computing, Society of Photo-optical Instrumentation Engineers Proceedings 752 (1987), 230-5.
  30. A. J. Einhorn, D. B. Hall and P. R. Nelson, "Diagnostic testing for evaluation of semiconductor lasers for space communications," in G. A. Evans, ed., Laser and Laser Systems Reliability, Society of Photo-optical Instrumentation Engineers Proceedings 328 (1982), 28-34.