CONTROL SEMINAR SERIES (WINTER 2006)
THE UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN

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

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


January 13:         Dr. Richard Scott Erwin, Space Vehicles Directorate, Air Force Research Laboratory, “Systems and Controls Issues for Future Military Space Applications.

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January 20:         Professor Peter J. Woolf, University of Michigan, Department of Chemical Engineering, “A Systems Biology Approach to Automatic Pathway Identification”.

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January 27:         Professor Mark P. Van Oyen, University of Michigan, Department of Industrial and Operations Engineering, “Operational Flexibility via Multifunctionality”.

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February 3:         Professor Sekhar Tatikonda, Yale University, Department of Electrical Engineering, “The Interaction between Communication and Control”.

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February 17:       Professor Jeff S. Shamma, University of California – Los Angeles, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, “Online Calibrated forecasts: Efficiency versus universality for learning in Games”.

 (Abstract)


February 24        NO SEMINAR – SPRING BREAK .

 


March 3:             NO SEMINAR – SPRING BREAK

 


March 10:           Professor Feng Lin, Wayne State University, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, “Verifying Security Policies Using Observability Theory of Discrete Event Systems”.

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March 17:           Professor Doug Looze, University of Massachusetts, Department of Electrical Engineering, “Controllers for Adaptive Optics Systems using Forma Synthesis”.

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March 24:           Professor Jerome P. Lynch, University of Michigan, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, “Distributed Data Processing and Real-Time Control using Wireless Sensor Networks”.

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March 31:           Professor Rajiv V. Patel, University of Western Ontario – Canada, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, “Robotics and Control Issues in Minimally Invasive Surgery and Therapy”.

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April 7:               Professor Nuno C. Martins, University of Maryland – College Park, Department  of  Electrical and Computer Engineering,  “An Information Theoretic Viewpoint to Performance Bounds of Feedback Systems:  Optimality Results and Open Problems”.

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April 14:             Dr. Hana el Samad, University of California- San Francisco, “Biological Design Principles for Robustness, Performance and Selective Interactions with Noise:  A Systems Engineering Perspective”.

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For more information please contact:

Professor James Freudenberg

email:  jfr@eecs.umich.edu


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