CONTROL SEMINAR SERIES (WINTER 2007)
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 12:         Professor Boris Mordukhovich, Wayne State University, Department of Mathematics, “Suboptimal Feedback Control Design of Constrained Parabolic Systems in Uncertainty Conditions”.

 (Abstract)


January 19:         Professor Joao Carlos dos Santos Basilio, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Department of Electrical Engineering, “Static Normalizing pre-compensator: the first step in the design of robust multivariable controllers using the Characteristic Locus Method”.

 

 (Abstract)


January 26:         Professor Lei Yi Wang, Wayne State University, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, “System Identification with Quantized Observations”.

 (Abstract)


February 2:         Professor Joseph Bentsman, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Department of Mechanical Science and Engineering, “Hybrid Dynamical Systems with Controlled Discrete Transitions”.

 (Abstract)


February 9:         NO SEMINAR

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February 16:       Mr. William Milam, Ford Motor Company, Scientific Research Laboratory, “Automotive Embedded Systems”.

 (Abstract)


 

February 23:       NO SEMINAR – SPRING BREAK


March 2:             NO SEMINAR – SPRING BREAK


March 9:             Professor Richard M. Murray, California Institute of Technology, Division of Engineering and Applied Science, “Networked Control for Autonomous Systems”.

 (Abstract)


March 16:           Professor Peter Caines, McGill University, Department of Electrical and Computer Science, “Nash Certainty Equivalence in Large Population Stochastic Dynamic Games:  Connections with the Physics of Interacting Particle Systems”.

 (Abstract)


March 23:           Dr. Ed Tate, General Motors, “Stochastic Dynamic Programming for Hybrid Vehicle Control”.

 (Abstract)


March 30:           Professor Ella Atkins, University of Michigan, Department of Aerospace Engineering, “Emergency Flight Planning with a Reduced Performance Envelope”.

 (Abstract)


April 6:               Professor  Joao Pedro Hespanha, University of California, Santa Barbara, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, “Stochastic Hybrid Systems and their Applications to Networks and Biology”

 (Abstract)


April 13:             Professor Wassim M. Haddad, Georgia Institute of Technology, School of Aerospace Engineering, “Thermodynamics – A System Theoretic Foundation”.

 (Abstract)


For more information please contact:

Professor Jessy Grizzle

email:  grizzle@eecs.umich.edu

and

Professor Domitilla del Vecchio

email: ddv@eecs.umich.edu


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