CONTROL SEMINAR SERIES (FALL 2004)
THE UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN

COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING
with generous support from
Ford Motor Company, General Motors, and Whirlpool Corporation

Fridays 3:30 - 4:30 p.m. 1500 EECS Building


September 17:             Dr. Patrick Sain, Raytheon, “N-Squared Diagrams, Discrete Event Plant Models and Controller Design – The View from Aerospace”.

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September 24:             Professor Demosthenis Teneketzis, University of Michigan, Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, “On the Structure of  Optimal Real-Time Encoders and Decodes in Noisy Communication”.

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October 1:                   Professor Magnus Egerstedt, Georgia Institute of Technology, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, “Switched Linear Systems:  Observers and Observability”.

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October 8 :                  Professor Pierre Kabamba, University of Michigan, Department of Aerospace Engineering, “Reference Tracking in Feedback Control with Saturating Actuators”.

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October 15:                 Professor Daniel Liberzon, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, “Stability of Switched Systems”.

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October 22:                 Professor Hassan Khalil, Michigan State University, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, “Regulation of Nonlinear Systems Using Conditional Integrators”.

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October 29:                 Professor  David  G. Taylor, Georgia Tech, School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, “Nonlinear Gain Scheduled control of Gantry Robots for  Electronic Assembly”

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November 5:               Professor John Chiasson, The University of Tennessee, “Algebraic Methods for Solving Nonlinear Systems Problems”.

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November 12:             Professor Xiaobo Tan, Michigan State University, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, “Modeling and control of Hysteresis in Smart Materials”.

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November 19:             Professor Jessy Grizzle, University of Michigan, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, “Walking and  Running in Bipedal robots:  Control Theory and Experiments”.

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November 26:                         NO SEMINAR


December 3:                Professor Roy Smith, University of California – Santa Barbara, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, “Vehicle Formation Control:  Estimation,

 Communication and Control”.

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December 10:              Professor Steven Shaw, Michigan State University, Department of Mechanical Engineering, “Order-Tuned Vibration Absorbers for rotating Machinery – From Symmetric Bifurcations to Automotive  Engines”.

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For more information please contact:

Professor James Freudenberg

email:  jfr@eecs.umich.edu


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