CONTROL SEMINAR SERIES (FALL 2011)
THE UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN

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

 

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

Rm. 1500 EECS Building

 


September 16        Professor Semyon M. Meerkov, University of Michigan, Department of  Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, “Quasilinear Control:  Performance Analysis and Design Feedback Systems with Nonlinear Actuators and Sensors”.

                   

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September 23        Professor Junmin Wang, Ohio State University, Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, “Control and Estimation of In-Wheel Motor Electric Vehicles: Utilizing the Actuation Redundancy”.

                   

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September 30        Professor Kira Barton, University of Michigan, Department of Mechanical Engineering, “High Precision Coordination and Motion Control via iterative Learning Control”.

                   

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October 7             Professor Michael Malisoff,  Louisiana State University, Department of Mathematics, “Lyapunov Functions, Point Stabilization, and Strictification”.

                   

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October 14           Professor Sanjoy K. Mitter, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Laboratory for Information and Decision Systems, “The Duality between Estimation and Control”.

                   

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October 21           Professor Hongwei Zhang, Wayne State University, Department of Computer Science, “From Open-loop Sensing to Closed-Loop Sensing and Control:  Challenges to Embedded Wireless Networking”.

                   

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October 28           Professor Marcello Canova, Ohio State University, Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, “A System Dynamics Approach for Modeling Transient Phenomena in Compressible Fluid Flow Systems”.

                   

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November 4          Professor Ricardo Sanfelice, University of Arizona, Department of Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering,  “Interconnections and Control of Hybrid Systems”,

                   

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November 11        Professor Ilya Kolmanovsky, University of Michigan, Department of Aerospace Engineering, “Constraints handling using reference governors, constrained control allocation and stochastic drift counteraction control”.

                   

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November 18        Dr. Morgan Baldwin, Air Force Research Laboratory, “Rendezvous and Relative Motion Guidance for Space Situational Awareness”.

                   

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December 2          Professor Anna Stefanopoulou, University of Michigan, Department of Mechanical Engineering, “On the accuracy and Estimation of Battery Behavior”.

                   

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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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