CONTROL SEMINAR SERIES Winter 2015
The University of Michigan

College of Engineering


Sponsored by
Bosch, Eaton, Ford, MathWorks, and Toyota

 

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

Room 1500 EECS Building

 

 

January 16:

Professor Jack Langelaan, Penn State University, Department of Aerospace Engineering, "Cooperative Transport of Slung Loads by Teams of Autonomous Rotorcraft."

Abstract


January 23:

Professor Sangbae Kim, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, “MIT Cheetah: A Legged Robot for Disaster Response."
Abstract

 

January 30:

Professor Katie Byl, University of California, Santa Barbara, "Legged Locomotion: Analysis, Planning and Control."
Abstract

 

February 6:

Paul Theodosis, Research Engineer, Ford Motor Company, "Autonomous Cars vs. Racecar Drivers."
Abstract


February 13:

Professor Xiaobo Tan, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Michigan State University, "(Gliding) Robotic Fish: Swim or Not Swim."

Abstract


February 20:

Professor Brent Gillespie, University of Michigan, Department of Mechanical Engineering, "Predicting Human Motor Response to Expected and Unexpected Loads."
Abstract



February 27:

NO SEMINAR, SPRING BREAK



March 6:

NO SEMINAR, SPRING BREAK



March 13:

Professor Junmin Wang, Ohio State University, Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, “Controls of Vehicle Systems toward Clean, Efficient, and Safe Mobility."
Abstract


March 20:

Professor Faryar Jabbari, University of California, Irvine, "Control of Solid Oxide Fuel Cells for Power Tracking."
Abstract
 

March 27:

Michael Kaess, Carnegie Mellon University, Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, "Robust and Efficient Real-time Mapping for Autonomous Robots."
Abstract

 

April 3:

Ram Vasudevan, University of Michigan, Department of Mechanical Engineering, "Infinite Dimensional Optimization for Safety Critical Human-in-the-Loop Systems."
Abstract

 

April 10:

Professor John Leonard, MIT, Department of Mechanical and Ocean Engineering, “A Long-Term View of SLAM."
Abstract

 

April 17:

Professor Jingang Yi, Rutgers, The State University of New York, Department of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering, "Modeling, Sensing and Control of Unstable Physical Human-Machine Interactions: A Rider-Bicycle Example."
Abstract

 

*April 24:

Professor Mangus Egerstedt, Georgia Institute of Technology, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, "From Global Properties to Local Rules in Multi-Agent Systems."

*NOTE: 10:00 - 11:00 a.m., Room 1200 EECS

Abstract

 

 

 

 


 

 

For more information please contact:

 

Professor James Freudenberg

email:  jfr@umich.edu

 

and

 

Professor Kira Barton

email: bartonkl@umich.edu

 

 


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