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Dr. Mark Halton

Biography

I am currently a Senior Research Fellow in 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 H.Dip. and BA, BAI degrees in Mechanical Engineering and Mathematics from Trinity College Dublin, Ireland. I joined the Circuits and Systems Research Centre (CSRC) in UL in 2001. Since this time, I have successfully secured six funded research projects as principal investigator (PI) and one as co-author.

Research Interests

Digital Control, Embedded Systems



Teaching Interests

Control and Engineering 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; pp. 3163-3178
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; pp. 1289-1297
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; pp. 243-254
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; pp. 3081-3089
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; pp. 741-761
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; pp. 1261-1269
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; pp. 975-992
DOI: 10.1002/rnc.1322
[ULIR]

Conference Publications

2015

IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference (APEC)
Halton, M; Iordanov, P; Mooney, J;
(2015) IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference (APEC)
pp. 317-322 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)
pp. 2835-2839 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)
pp. 2835-2839

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)
pp. 317-322
[ULIR]

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)
pp. 185-189 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)
pp. 635-640 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)
pp. 1087-1092 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)
pp. 1075-1086 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)
pp. 2207-2211 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)
pp. 986-989 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)
pp. 1204-1207 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)
pp. 1075-1080 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)
pp. 735-740 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)
pp. 1220-1225 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)
pp. 90-95 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)
pp. 134-139 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)
pp. 4585-4589 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)
pp. 380-383
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)
pp. 8-15 Dublin, Ireland
DOI: 10.1049/cp:20070676
[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)
pp. 360-365 Dublin, Ireland

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)
pp. 7912-7917 Seville, Spain
DOI: 10.1109/CDC.2005.1583441
[ULIR]

2004

IEE Control Conference
Halton M., Hayes M.J. and Iordanov P.
(2004) IEE Control Conference
pp. ID-100-ID-100 Bath, UK

2004

Irish Signals and Systems Conference (ISSC)
Halton M., Hayes M.J. and Iordanov P.
(2004) Irish Signals and Systems Conference (ISSC)
pp. 387-392 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

IEEE European Control Conference (ECC)
Iordanov P., Hayes M.J. and Halton M.
(2003) IEEE European Control Conference (ECC)
pp. 367-372 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)
pp. 332-337 Limerick, Ireland

2003

Irish Signals and Systems Conference (ISSC)
Halton M., Hayes M.J. and Iordanov P.
(2003) Irish Signals and Systems Conference (ISSC)
pp. 470-475 Limerick, Ireland

2002

Irish Signals and Systems Conference (ISSC)
Halton M.K. and Hayes M.J.
(2002) Irish Signals and Systems Conference (ISSC)
pp. 403-407 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
pp. 254-259 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