CONTROL SEMINAR SERIES (Winter 2012)
THE UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN

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

 

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

Where: Room 1500 EECS Building

 


January 13:           Professor Jeff Scruggs, University of Michigan, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, “Vibration Energy Harvesting:  An Optimal Control Perspective”.

                   

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January 20:           Professor Juan Rivas, University of Michigan, Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, “Dc-dc Power Conversion at Very High Frequencies”.

                   

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January 27:           Professor Dennis Bernstein, University of Michigan, Department of Aerospace Engineering, "Back to the Past: Retrospective Cost Adaptive Control for Plants with Uncertain Dynamics and Disturbance Spectra."

 

                   

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February 3:           Dr. Sahica Genc, General Electric Global Research, Software Sciencs and Analytics Lab, "Adaptive and Predictive Alarm Management in Intensive Care Units".

                   

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February 10:         Professor Tamas Insperger, Budapest University of Technology & Economics, Department of Applied Mechanics, "Stabilization of Systems with Feedback Delay by the act-and wait Control Concept".

                   

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February 17:         Professor Yuri S. Ledyaev, Western Michigan University, Department of Mathematics,"Discontinuous Feedback in Nonlinear Control Stabilization, Observation and Optimization"..

                   

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February 24 and March 2:     NO SEMINARS -- SPRING BREAK

                   

 

 


 

 

March 9:               Professor John S. Baras, University of Maryland at College Park, The Institute for Systems Research, "Cooperative Multi-Agent Systems and "Magical Graphs".

                   

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March 16:             Professor Craig Woolsey, Virgina Tech, Department of Aerospace and Ocean Engineering, "Underwater Glider Path Planning and Control".

                   

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March 23:             Professor Stephane Lafortune, University of Michigan, Department of EECS, "Supervisory Control for Collision Avoidance in Vehicular Networks using Discrete Event Abstractions".

 

                   

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March 30:             Professor Andrew Alleyne, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Department of Mechanical Science and Engineering, "Transient Thermal System Modeling and Control".

                   

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April 6:                 Professor William Hager, University of Florida, Department of Mathematics, "Discrete Approximations in Opimal Control".

                   

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April 13:               Professor Larry Davis, University of Maryland at College Park, Institute for Advanced Computer Studies, "Analyzing Human Activities in Video".

                   

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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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