CONTROL SEMINAR SERIES (FALL 2007)
THE UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN

COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING
with generous support from
Eaton,  Ford,  General Motors, Toyota and Whirlpool

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


September 14:       Professor Gunter Niemeyer, Stanford University, Department of Mechanical Engineering, “Telerobotics:  From Surgery to Satellite Servicing – Why is it so hard to feel?”

                   

 (Abstract)


 

September  21:      Dr. Jae Lew, Ph.D. Eaton Innovation Center, “Control Theory: Real World Application”.

                   

 (Abstract)


 

September 28:       Professor  Kenn Oldham, University of Michigan, Department of Mechanical Engineering,” Control of MEMS Microactuators for Bio-inspired Microbotic

Applications”.

                   

 (Abstract)


 

October  5:           Professor Hao Ying, Wayne State University, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, “Fuzzy Discrete Event Systems:  Theory and its Application to HIV/AIDS Treatment”.

                   

 (Abstract)


 

October 12:          Professor Steve Shaw, Michigan State University, Department of Mechanical Engineering, “Exploring and Exploiting Resonances in MEMS”.

                   

 (Abstract)


 

October  19:         Dr. Sanjay Garg, Controls and Dynamics Branch, NASA Glenn Research Center, “Implementation Challenges for Multivariable Control – What you don’t learn in School!”

                   

 (Abstract)


October  26:         Professor Keith Promislow, Michigan State University, Department of Mathematics, “Multiphase Modeling and  Carbon Corrosion in PEM Fuel Cells”.

                   

 (Abstract)


November 2:         Professor Miroslav Krstic, University of California, San Diego, Dept. of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, “What fo UAV’s in GPS-Denied Environments have in Common with E. Coli Bacteria?”.

 (Abstract)

 


November 9:         Professor Noah J. Cowan, The Johns Hopkins University, Dept. of Mechanical Engineering, “Decoding neural mechanisms for multisensory control of locomotion”.

 

 (Abstract)

 


November 16:       Professor  Chris Mi, University of Michigan – Dearborn, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, “Isolated Bi-directional DC-DC Converter for Hybrid Electric Vehicle Applications”.

                   

 (Abstract)

 


November 30:       Professor  Emilio Frazzoli, MIT, Aerospace Robotics and  Embedded  Systems Laboratory, “Dynamic Routing and Motion Coordination of Large-Scale Vehicle Networks”.  

                   

 (Abstract)

 


December 7:         Professor Cevat Gokcek, Michigan State University, Department of Mechanical ęEngineering, “Resonance Control”.

                   

 (Abstract)

 


For more information please contact:

Professor Jessy Grizzle

email:  grizzle@eecs.umich.edu

and

Professor Jing Sun

email:  jingsun@umich.edu


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