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Dr. Mark Halton

Biography

I am a Lecturer at the Department of Electronic and Computer Engineering, University of Limerick (UL), Ireland. I received my Ph.D. and M.Eng. degrees from the University of Limerick, and my BAI, BA degrees in Mechanical Engineering and Mathematics from Trinity College Dublin, Ireland. I currently teach Electrical Engineering 1, Control 2 and Digital Control.

Research Interests

Control, Digital Control, Embedded Systems, Smart Manufacturing, Cyber-Physical Systems, Semi-Autonomous Vehicles.



Teaching Interests

Control, Digital Control, Electrical Engineering and Mathematics.

Professional Activities

Patent

  • 2013 US 8619849 B2 - Digital Pulse Width Modulator
  • 2010 85445 - A Digitally Controlled Isolated Power Converter

Education

  • 2004 University of Limerick - PhD
  • 2000 University of Limerick - MEngSc
  • 1997 Trinity College Dublin - HDip
  • 1994 Trinity College Dublin - BA BAI

Award

  • 1992 - Victor W. Graham Prize

Association

  • Member (MIEEE), Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (MIEEE)
  • Member, LinkedIn

Language

  • English

Publications

Peer Reviewed Journals

2017

Analysis of Feedback Predictive Encoder Based ADCs
Scanlan A., O'Hare D., Halton M., O'Brien V., Mullane B., and Thompson E.
(2017) Analysis of Feedback Predictive Encoder Based ADCs
In Compel-The International Journal For Computation And Mathematics In Electrical And Electronic Engineering;
[ULIR]

2015

Computation of the real structured singular value via pole migration
Iordanov, P,Halton, M
(2015) Computation of the real structured singular value via pole migration
In International Journal Of Robust And Nonlinear Control;
DOI: 10.1002/rnc.3259
[ULIR]

2014

Scalable Digital Power Controller With Phase Alignment and Frequency Synchronization
Effler, S,Halton, M,Mooney, J,Rinne, K
(2014) Scalable Digital Power Controller With Phase Alignment and Frequency Synchronization
In Ieee Transactions On Circuits And Systems I-Regular Papers;
DOI: 10.1109/TCSI.2013.2283694
[ULIR]

2013

Application-Specific Instruction-Set Processor for Control of Multi-Rail DC-DC Converter Systems
Mooney, J.; Mahdi, A. E.; Halton, M.;
(2013) Application-Specific Instruction-Set Processor for Control of Multi-Rail DC-DC Converter Systems
In Ieee Transactions On Circuits And Systems I-Regular Papers;
DOI: 10.1109/TCSI.2012.2215783
[ULIR]

2012

Efficient Bi-Directional Digital Communication Scheme for Isolated Switch Mode Power Converters
Scharrer, M,Halton, M,Scanlan, A,Rinne, K
(2012) Efficient Bi-Directional Digital Communication Scheme for Isolated Switch Mode Power Converters
In Ieee Transactions On Circuits And Systems I-Regular Papers;
DOI: 10.1109/TCSI.2012.2206450
[ULIR]

2011

Hierarchical synthesis system with hybrid DLO-MOGA optimization
Scanlan A.G. and Halton M.K.
(2011) Hierarchical synthesis system with hybrid DLO-MOGA optimization
In Compel-The International Journal For Computation And Mathematics In Electrical And Electronic Engineering;
DOI: 10.1108/03321641111101186
[ULIR]

2011

Efficiency-Based Current Distribution Scheme for Scalable Digital Power Converters
Effler S., Halton M. and Rinne K.
(2011) Efficiency-Based Current Distribution Scheme for Scalable Digital Power Converters
In Ieee Transactions On Power Electronics;
DOI: 10.1109/TPEL.2010.2071883
[ULIR]

2008

State-Space mu Analysis for an Experimental Drive-by-Wire Vehicle
Halton M., Hayes M.J., and Iordanov P.
(2008) State-Space mu Analysis for an Experimental Drive-by-Wire Vehicle
In International Journal Of Robust And Nonlinear Control;
DOI: 10.1002/rnc.1322
[ULIR]

Conference Publications

2015

2015 THIRTIETH ANNUAL IEEE APPLIED POWER ELECTRONICS CONFERENCE AND EXPOSITION (APEC 2015)
Halton M., Iordanov P., Mooney J.
(2015) 2015 THIRTIETH ANNUAL IEEE APPLIED POWER ELECTRONICS CONFERENCE AND EXPOSITION (APEC 2015)

[ULIR]

2015

IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference (APEC)
Halton, M; Iordanov, P; Mooney, J;
(2015) IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference (APEC)
Charlotte, North Carolina
DOI: 10.1109/APEC.2015.7104369

2015

IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference, (APEC)
Mooney, J; Halton, M; Iordanov, P; O'Brien, V;
(2015) IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference, (APEC)
Charlotte, North Carolina
DOI: 10.1109/APEC.2015.7104752
[ULIR]

2015

2015 THIRTIETH ANNUAL IEEE APPLIED POWER ELECTRONICS CONFERENCE AND EXPOSITION (APEC 2015)
Mooney J. ,Halton M., Iordanov P., O'Brien V.
(2015) 2015 THIRTIETH ANNUAL IEEE APPLIED POWER ELECTRONICS CONFERENCE AND EXPOSITION (APEC 2015)

2014

Irish Signals and Systems Conference (ISSC)
Halton, M; Iordanov, P; Mooney, J; McAuliffe, C; Grogan, P; O'Duinn, M;
(2014) Irish Signals and Systems Conference (ISSC)
University of Limerick
DOI: 10.1049/cp.2014.0682

2012

IFAC Symposium on Robust Control Design (ROCOND)
Iordanov I. and Halton M.
(2012) IFAC Symposium on Robust Control Design (ROCOND)
Aalborg, Denmark
DOI: 10.3182/20120620-3-DK-2025.00023
[ULIR]

2010

IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference and Exposition (APEC)
Effler S., Halton M. and Rinne K.
(2010) IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference and Exposition (APEC)
Palm Springs, CA
DOI: 10.1109/APEC.2010.5433369
[ULIR]

2010

IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference and Exposition (APEC)
Scharrer M., Halton M., Scanlan T. and Rinne K.
(2010) IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference and Exposition (APEC)
Palm Springs, CA
DOI: 10.1109/APEC.2010.5433371

2010

IEEE 1st International Conference on Energy, Power and Control, EPC-IQ
Mooney J., Effler S., Halton M. and Madhi A.E.
(2010) IEEE 1st International Conference on Energy, Power and Control, EPC-IQ

2010

IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference and Exposition (APEC)
Mooney J., Halton M. and Mahdi A.E.
(2010) IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference and Exposition (APEC)
Palm Springs, CA
DOI: 10.1109/APEC.2010.5433543
[ULIR]

2010

IEEE International Conference on Electronics, Circuits, and Systems (ICECS)
Scharrer M., Halton M., Scanlan T., Rinne K.
(2010) IEEE International Conference on Electronics, Circuits, and Systems (ICECS)
Athens, Greece
DOI: 10.1109/ICECS.2010.5724679
[ULIR]

2010

IEEE International Conference on Electronics, Circuits, and Systems (ICECS)
Mooney J., Effler S., Halton M., Mahdi A.E.
(2010) IEEE International Conference on Electronics, Circuits, and Systems (ICECS)
Athens
DOI: 10.1109/ICECS.2010.5724734
[ULIR]

2010

IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference and Exposition (APEC)
Scharrer M., Halton M., Scanlan T., Rinne K.
(2010) IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference and Exposition (APEC)
Palm Springs, CA
DOI: 10.1109/APEC.2010.5433371
[ULIR]

2009

Power Conversion Intelligent Motion Conference (PCIM Europe)
Effler S., Halton M., and Rinne K.
(2009) Power Conversion Intelligent Motion Conference (PCIM Europe)
Nuremburg, Germany
DOI: 978-3-8007-3158-9
[ULIR]

2009

IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference and Exposition (APEC)
Scharrer, M; Halton, M; Scanlan, T
(2009) IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference and Exposition (APEC)
Palm Springs, CA
DOI: 10.1109/APEC.2009.4802819
[ULIR]

2008

Irish Signals and Systems Conference (ISSC)
Halton M., Scharrer M., and Scanlan T.
(2008) Irish Signals and Systems Conference (ISSC)
Galway, Ireland
DOI: 10.1049/cp:20080644
[ULIR]

2008

IEEE Power Electronics Specialists Conference (PESC)
Effler S., Kelly A., Halton M., and Rinne K.
(2008) IEEE Power Electronics Specialists Conference (PESC)
Rhodes, Greece
DOI: 10.1109/PESC.2008.4591913
[ULIR]

2008

IEEE Power Electronics Specialists Conference (PESC)
Effler S., Kelly A., Halton M., Kruger T. and Rinne K.
(2008) IEEE Power Electronics Specialists Conference (PESC)
Rhodes, Greece
DOI: 10.1109/PESC.2008.4592688
[ULIR]

2008

IEEE International Symposium On Industrial Electronics (ISIE)
Scharrer, M; Halton, M; Scanlan, T
(2008) IEEE International Symposium On Industrial Electronics (ISIE)

DOI: 10.1109/ISIE.2008.4677195
[ULIR]

2008

Power Conversion Intelligent Motion Conference (PCIM Europe)
Effler S., Halton M., and Kelly A.
(2008) Power Conversion Intelligent Motion Conference (PCIM Europe)
Nuremburg, Germany
[ULIR]

2007

China-Ireland International Conference on Information and Communications Technologies (CIICT)
Scanlan T., Kennedy G., Halton M., and Scharrer M.
(2007) China-Ireland International Conference on Information and Communications Technologies (CIICT)
Dublin, Ireland
DOI: 10.1049/cp:20070676
[ULIR]

2005

IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (CDC) and European Control Conference (ECC)
Halton, M; Hayes, MJ; Iordanov, P
(2005) IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (CDC) and European Control Conference (ECC)
Seville, Spain
DOI: 10.1109/CDC.2005.1583441
[ULIR]

2005

Proceedings of the 16th IFAC World Congress
Halton M., Hayes M.J. and Iordanov P.
(2005) Proceedings of the 16th IFAC World Congress
Prague, Austria

2005

Irish Signals and Systems Conference (ISSC)
Hayes M.J. and Halton M.
(2005) Irish Signals and Systems Conference (ISSC)
Dublin, Ireland

2004

IEE Control Conference
Halton M., Hayes M.J. and Iordanov P.
(2004) IEE Control Conference
Bath, UK

2004

Irish Signals and Systems Conference (ISSC)
Halton M., Hayes M.J. and Iordanov P.
(2004) Irish Signals and Systems Conference (ISSC)
Belfast, UK

2004

Proceedings of the IEE Control Conference
Halton M., Hayes M.J. and Iordanov P.
(2004) Proceedings of the IEE Control Conference
Bath, UK

2003

Irish Signals and Systems Conference (ISSC)
Halton M., Hayes M.J. and Iordanov P.
(2003) Irish Signals and Systems Conference (ISSC)
Limerick, Ireland

2003

IEEE European Control Conference (ECC)
Iordanov P., Hayes M.J. and Halton M.
(2003) IEEE European Control Conference (ECC)
Cambridge, UK
[ULIR]

2003

Irish Signals and Systems Conference (ISSC)
Iordanov P., Hayes M.J. and Halton M.
(2003) Irish Signals and Systems Conference (ISSC)
Limerick, Ireland

2002

Irish Signals and Systems Conference (ISSC)
Halton M.K. and Hayes M.J.
(2002) Irish Signals and Systems Conference (ISSC)
Cork, Ireland

2002

IEEE International Symposium On Computer Aided Control System Design
Halton M.K. and Hayes M.J.
(2002) IEEE International Symposium On Computer Aided Control System Design
Glasgow, UK
DOI: 10.1109/CACSD.2002.1036963
[ULIR]

Other Items Published

2004

Robust Stability and Performance Study for the DDL Prototype Urban Transport Vehicle
Halton M.K. and Hayes M.J.
(2004) Robust Stability and Performance Study for the DDL Prototype Urban Transport Vehicle