CONTROL SEMINAR SERIES (WINTER 2008)
THE UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN

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

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


January 11:         Professor Naomi E. Leonard,  Princeton University,  Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, “Mobile Sensor Networks:  Cooperative Sensing and Control”.

 

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January 18:         Professor Domitilla del Vecchio, University of Michigan, Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, “Modular Cell Biology: Retroactivity and Insulation”.

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January 25:          Professor Tamer Basar, University of Illinois – Urbana, Design and Control Laboratory, “Sensing, Control and Decision Making with Limited Actions”.       

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February 1:         Dr. Diana Yanakiev, Ford Motor Company, “Powertrain Control Research and Advanced Engineering”.

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February 8:         Professor James Freudenberg, University of Michigan,  Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, “Minimum Variance Control over a Gaussian Communication Channel”.

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February 15:       Dr Paul Otanez, Powertrain Systems Research Lab, General Motors Research and Development, “Aggressive Torque Converter Clutch Slip Control for Improved Fuel Economy”.

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February  22:               NO SEMINAR – SPRING BREAK

 


February  29:               NO SEMINAR – SPRING BREAK


March  7:            Professor Vijay Kumar, University of Pennsylvania, School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, “Architectures, Abstractions and Algorithms for Large Teams of Robots”.

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March 14:           Professor Anna Stefanopoulou, University of    Michigan, Department of Mechanical Engineering, “Applying Simple Control Techniques in Fuel Cell Systems”.

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March 21:           Professor  Rafael Fierro, The University of  New Mexico, Department of  Electrical and Computer Engineering, “Design of Robotic Games – A Serious Business”.

 

 

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March 28:           Professor William B. Ribbens, Professor Emeritius of EECS and Aerospace Engineering, “Yaw Stabilization of Articulated Trucks via Sliding Mode Observer-based Differential-Antilock Brake System”.

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April 11:             Professor J. Karl Hedrick, University of California, Berkeley, Department of Mechanical Engineering, “Control of Mobile Sensor Networks”.

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For more information please contact:

Professor Jessy Grizzle

email:  grizzle@eecs.umich.edu

and

Professor Jing Sun

email:  jingsun@umich.edu


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