School of Engineering

Nicholas Baine

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Title: Assistant Professor


Office: 227 Kennedy Hall of Engineering

Phone: 616-311-6756

Email: bainen@gvsu.edu

Website: Electrical Engineering

Degrees

B.S. in Electrical Engineering, Wright State University, Dayton, OH
M.S. in Electrical Engineering, Wright State University, Dayton, OH
Ph.D. in Engineering, Wright State University, Dayton, OH

Publications

Baine, N., Moll, J., and Rattan, K., “Precision Navigation and Control Techniques for Autonomous Ground Vehicles,” Proceedings of the Institute of Navigation's Pacific Position Navigation and Timing Conference. Waikiki, HI, Apr. 22-25, 2013.

Dexter, R., Roadruck, B., Baine, N., Rattan, K., Thomas, S., and Gallagher, J., “Navigation Application to an Autonomous Lawnmower,” 25th International Technical Meeting of the Satellite Division of the Institute of Navigation (GNSS2012), Nashville, TN, 2012.

Baine N. and Rattan K., “Dilution of Precision in Vision Navigation Systems, Proceedings of AIAA Guidance, Navigation, and Control Conference. Minneapolis, MN, Aug. 13-16, 2012.

Baine N. and Rattan K., “Algorithm for the Detection and Isolation of Systematic Measurement Errors in Vision Based/aided Navigation Systems, Proceedings of IEEE / ION Position, Localization, and Navigation Symposium (PLANS) 2012. Myrtle Beach, SC, Apr. 24-26, 2012.

Baine N. and Rattan K., “Algorithm for the Detection and Isolation of Multiple Corrupt Measurements in Vision Systems, International Technical Meeting of The Institute of Navigation (ITM2012), Newport Beach, CA, pp. 643-651, Jan. 30-Feb. 1, 2012.

Baine N., Desai P., and Rattan K., “INS Aided by an Acoustic Wireless Sensor Network and Magnetometer,” SPIE Defense, Security, and Sensing Conference, Orlando, FL, April 2011.

Desai P., Baine N., and Rattan K., “Indoor Localization for GIS using Acoustic Wireless Sensor Network,” SPIE Defense, Security, and Sensing Conference, Orlando, FL, April 2011.

Patil Y., Baine N., Rattan K., “Navigation of Robotic Systems using Cricket Motes,” SPIE Defense, Security, and Sensing Conference, Orlando, FL, April 2011.

Desai P., Baine N., Rattan K., Fusion of RSSI and TDoA Measurements from Wireless Sensor Network for Robust and Accurate Indoor Localization,” International Technical Meeting of The Institute of Navigation (ITM2011), San Diego, CA,  pp. 223-230, January 24-26, 2011.

Baine N., Desai P., Rattan K., “Bias and Speed of Sound Estimation in a Tightly Coupled Wireless Acoustic Sensor Network Aided Inertial Navigation System, International Technical Meeting of The Institute of Navigation (ITM2011), San Diego, CA, pp. 643-651, January 24-26, 2011.

Baine N., Desai P., Rattan K., “Development of a Tightly Coupled Wireless Acoustic Sensor Network Aided Inertial Navigation System for Indoor Navigation,” 23rd International Technical Meeting of the Satellite Division of The Institute of Navigation (GNSS2010), Portland, OR, pp. 3398-3406, September 21-24, 2010.

Baine, N., Kolakowski, T., Lee, J., Misra, P., “Partial compensation of large scale discrete systems,” American Control Conference (ACC), 2010 , vol., no., pp.2344-2348, June 30 2010-July 2 2010.

Baine, N., “A simple multi-chromosome genetic algorithm optimization of a Proportional-plus-Derivative Fuzzy Logic Controller,” Fuzzy Information Processing Society, 2008. NAFIPS 2008. Annual Meeting of the North American, vol., no., pp.1-5, 19-22 May 2008.

Baine, N., Rattan, K., Gallagher, J., Thomas, S., “Design and Implementation of a Robotic Lawnmower,” 20th International Technical Meeting of the Satellite Division of The Institute of Navigation (GNSS2007), Fort Worth, TX, 2007.

 

Research

Dr. Baine's research interests include electronic navigation and control systems. His recent work has been in both the area of integrity monitoring of vision based navigation systems as well as the repurposing and control of large-scale lithium-ion battery packs.
 
Recent Grant Activity
"Remanufacturing, Repurposing, Recycling, and Disposing of Lithium - Ion Batteries in Public Transit Vehicles."  Mineta National Transit Research Consortium and Michigan Department of Transportation, C. R. Standridge (Principal Investigator), Lindsay Corneal Investigator, and Nicholas Baine Investigator, January 2012 - December 2015.  Total Project Award:  $247,000.
 
"GPS/IMU/Optical Navigation System with System Fault Detection." Air Force Research Laboratory and Dayton Area Graduate Studies Institute, Nicholas Baine (CO-PI) and Kuldip Rattan (CO-PI), September 2010 - April 2013. Total Project Award: $130,000.