CONTROL SEMINAR SERIES (FALL 2010)
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 17        Professor Jessy Grizzle, Hae-Won Park and Koushil Sreenath, University of Michigan, Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, “Modeling, Feedback Control and Experimental Results for MABEL, a Plana  Bipedal Robot”.

                   

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September 24        Dr. Amor Menezes, Research Fellow, University of Michigan, Department of Aerospace Engineering, “Efficient and Responsive Behavior Design by Selective Evolutionary Generation”.

                   

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October 1             Professor Vijay Gupta, University of Notre Dame, Department of Electrical Engineering, “Control with Time-varying Processor Availability”. TBA

                   

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October 8             Professor Hyungbo Shim, Seoul National University, School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, “Analysis and Synthesis of Disturbance Observer as a Tool for Nonlinear Robust Control”.

                   

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October 15           Professor Murti Salapaka, University of Minnesota, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Systems Approaches for Study of Motor Proteins”.

                   

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October 22           Professor Andrea Serrani, The Ohio State University, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, “Adaptive-Feedforward Compensation of Harmonic Disturbances in Nonlinear Systems”.

                   

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October 29           Professor David Forysth, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, Department of Computer Science, “Looking at People”.

                   

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November 5          Professor N. Harris McClamroch, University of Michigan, Department of Aerospace Engineering,  “Black Swans and Attitude Control”.

                   

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November 12        Professor Zongxuan Sun, University of Minnesota, Department of Mechanical Engineering,  “Design, Modeling and Control of Clean and Efficient Automotive Propulsion System:  A Mechatronic Approach”.

                   

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November 19        Professor Manoj Srinivisan, The Ohio State University, Department of Mechanical Engineering, “Observations on the Structure of Optimal Gaits on Various Simple Bipedal Models”.

                   

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December 3          Professor Maria Elena  Valcher, Dipartimento di Ingegneria dell’Informazione, Universita di Padova, “Stability Problems for Switched Systems with Positively Constraints”.

                   

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For more information please contact:

 

Professor James Freudenberg

email:  jfr@umich.edu

 

and

 

Professor Ilya Kolmanovsky

email:  ilya@umich.edu


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