Ty Lasky

Department Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
University of California, Davis
Mailing Address Dept of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
One Shields Avenue
University of California
Davis, CA 95616-5294
Email
Phone
Office
talasky@ucdavis.edu
530-752-6366
1009 Academic Surge

Positions

Researcher in Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Associate Director, Advanced Highway Maintenance and Construction Technology Research Center

Education

Ph.D., Electrical Engineering,  University of California, Davis, 1995.

M.S., Electrical Engineering,  University of California, Davis, 1988.

B.S., Electrical Engineering,  University of California, Davis, 1986.

Academic Career

July 2006 – Present Associate Researcher, Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, University of California, Davis.
July 2000 – June 2006 Assistant Researcher, Department of Mechanical and Aeronautical Engineering, University of California, Davis.
May 1997 – June 2000 Associate Development Engineer, Department of Mechanical and Aeronautical Engineering, University of California, Davis.

Areas of Expertise

  • Mechatronics
  • Robotics and Automation
  • Real-Time Sensing and Control
  • GPS/GIS

Selected Professional Activities & Awards

  • Best Paper Award, ISARC Conference, 2010
  • Senior Member, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
  • Co-Chair, SAE Heavy Vehicle Event Data Recorder Standards Sub-Committee, 2005-present
  • Member, IEEE Motor Vehicle Event Data Recorder Standards Committee, 2002-2004
  • Phi Kappa Phi honor society
  • Member, Intelligent Vehicle Initiative Specialty Vehicle Steering Committee
  • Member, ITS America Advanced Construction & Maintenance Systems (ACMS) Task Force, 1999-2002
  • Web Architect and Administrator, ASME Design Engineering Division, 1999-2000
  • Web Architect and Administrator, ASME Journal of Mechanical Design, 1995-1997
  • UC Davis Regents Fellowship, 1989

Sample Publications

S.-H. Lee, T.A. Lasky, and S.A. Velinsky, “Manipulability-Based Design and Analysis of a Hybrid Manipulator for Highway Applications,” Mechanics Based Design of Structures and Machines, Vol. 33, No. 1, pp. 99-118, January, 2005.

K. Parsa, T.A. Lasky, and B. Ravani, “Design and Implementation of a Mechatronic All-Accelerometer Inertial Measurement Unit,” IEEE/ASME Transactions on Mechatronics, Vol. 12, No. 6, pp. 640-650, December, 2007.

J. Hiremagalur, K.S. Yen, T.A. Lasky, and B. Ravani, “Testing and Performance Evaluation of Fixed Terrestrial 3D Laser Scanning Systems for Highway Applications,” Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board, No. 2098, pp. 29-40, August 2009.

B. Ravani, M. Gabibulayev, and T.A. Lasky, “Improvement of a Human-Machine Interface (HMI) for Driver Assistance Using an Event-Driven Prompting Display,” IEEE Transactions on Control Systems Technology, vol. 19, no. 3, pp. 622-627, May, 2011.

A. Arsenault, S.A. Velinsky, and T.A. Lasky, “A Low-Cost Sensor Array and Test Platform for Automated Roadside Mowing,” IEEE/ASME Transactions on Mechatronics, vol. 16, no. 3, pp. 592-597, June 2011.