CONTROL SEMINAR SERIES (WINTER 2009)
THE UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN

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

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


January 9:             Professor Kon-well Wang, Chairman, University of Michigan, Department of Mechanical Engineering, “Adaptive Structural System Synthesis with Multi-Field Training”.   

                   

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January 16:           Professor Sean Brennan, The Pennsylvania State University, “Experiments and Theoretical Analysis of Terrain-based Vehicle Localization to obtain GPS-Equivalent Vehicle Location Accuracy”.

                   

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January 23:           Professor Kristi Morgensen, University of Washington, Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics, “Nonlinear Control and Bioinspired Underwater Vehicle Systems”.

                   

 (Abstract)


January 30:           Professor Ben Kuipers, University of Michigan, Computer Science and Engineering Department, “Robot Navigation within the Hybrid Spatial Semantic Hierarchy”.     

                   

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February 6:           Professor Ian Hiskens, University of Michigan, Department of EECS, “A Systems View of the ‘Smart Grid’,   

                   

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February 13:         Professor Panos Antsaklis, University of Notre Dame,  Department of Electrical Engineering.  “Embedded Sensing and Control Systems”.  

                   

 (Abstract)


February 20:         NO SEMINAR – SPRING BREAK.        

                   


February 27:         NO SEMINAR – SPRING BREAK.        

                   


March 6:              Professor Dr. Ravi Venugopal, Intelligent Systems for Sheet Metal Stamping, “Feedback from the Field:  The Challenges of Transitioning Control Theory to Practice”.

                   

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March 13:             Professor Tara Javidi, University of California – San Diego, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, “Opportunistic Routing in Wireless Networks:  A Stochastic/Adaptive Control Approach”.   

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March 20:             Professor Robert Dick, University of Michigan, Department of EECS, “On-Line Management of Embedded Systems and Integrated Circuits”.    

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March 27:             Professor Stéphane Lafortune, University of Michigan, Department of EECS, “Dynamic Deadlock Avoidance for Multithreaded Programs via Discrete Control”.    

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April 3:                Professor Ron Weiss, Princeton University, “Synthetic biology:  from programming bacteria to programming stem cells”.        

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April 10:              Professor Lino Guzzella, ETH Zurich, “The Automobile of the Future – Options for Efficient Individual Mobility”. 

 (Abstract)


For more information please contact:

Professor Kenn Oldham

email:  oldham@umich.edu

and

Professor Jing Sun

email:  jingsun@umich.edu


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