CONTROL SEMINAR SERIES (FALL 2009)
THE UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN

COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING
Sponsored by
Eaton,  Ford,  General Motors, Toyota, Whirlpool and the MathWorks

 

Fridays 3:30 - 4:30 p.m.

Rm. 1500 EECS Building


September 25:       Dr. Jesse B. Hoagg, University of Michigan, Department of Aerospace Engineering, “Discrete Time Adaptive Control using a Retrospective Performance and its applications to Fluids and Structures”.

                   

 (Abstract)


 

October 2:            Dr. Jacob Apkarian, Founder, Chairman and CTO of Quanser

                   - CANCELLED

 (Abstract)

 


 

October 9:            Professor Cedric Langbort, University of Illinois at Urbana, Champaign, Department of Aerospace Engineering, “Model Segmentation in Networked Control Systems”.

                   

 (Abstract)

 


 

October 16:           Daniel Opila, University of Michigan, Department of EECS, “Incorporating  Drivability Metrics into Optimal Energy Management Strategies for Hybrid Vehicles”.

                   

 (Abstract)

 


 

October 23:           Professor Caisheng Wang, Wayne State University, College of Engineering, “Modeling and Control of Microgrids:  Towards Smart Grids for Sustainable and Efficient Energy Development.

                   

 (Abstract)

 


 

October 30:           Professor Robert Bitmead, University of California, San Diego, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, “Stochastic Observability and  Network Congestion Control”.

                   

 (Abstract)

 


 

November 6:         Dr. Chris Vermillion, Post-doctoral Researcher – Control Design and Modeling, Toyota Technical Center,  “Optimal  Modular Control with Applications to Automotive Control”.

                   

 (Abstract)

 


 

November 13:       Professor Prashant G. Mehta, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Dept. of Mechanical Science and Engineering, “Phase transition in large population games:  An application to synchronization of coupled oscillators”.

                   

 (Abstract)

 

 


 

November 20:       Dr. Nazli Kahveci, Powertrain Controls Research and Advanced Engineering, Ford Motor Company, “Robust Adaptive Control for Input Constrained Systems:  Theory and Applications.”

                   

 (Abstract)

 


 

December 4:         Professor Ardalan Vahidi, The Clemson University, Department of Mechanical Engineering, “Predictive Energy Management in  Networked Vehicles: Exploiting Traffic and Terrain Preview for Fuel Saving”.

 (Abstract)

 


For more information please contact:

 

Professor Kenn Oldham

email:  oldham@umich.edu

 

and

 

Professor Jessy Grizzle

email:  grizzle@umich.edu


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