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Seminar Speakers

Julien Leclerc October 26, 2017
“Magnetically Actuated Tetherless Miniature Robots”
Julien Leclerc, Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Houston

 

Karl Johansson October 23, 2017
“Cooperative Road Freight Transport”
Karl Johansson, Electrical Engineering, KTH Royal Institute of Technology

 

Karl F. Böhringer October 9, 2017
“Interfacial Engineering in MEMS-Moving and Assembling Chips and Drops”
Karl F. Böhringer, Institute of Nano-Engineered Systems, University of Washington

 

Mark Spong September 18, 2017
“The How and Why of Robot Air Hockey”
Mark Spong, Systems Engineering, University of Texas at Dallas.

 

morari April 14, 2017
“Computation and Uncertainty: The Past, Present and Future of Control”
Manfred Morari, Electrical and Systems Engineering, University of Pennsylvania

 

seth March 6, 2017
“Design, Modeling, and Control of Biologically-Inspired Bat Robot”
Seth Hutchinson, Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

 

tomizuka February 20, 2017
“Humans and Industrial Robots: The Best of Two Worlds”
Masayoshi Tomizuka, Mechanical Engineering, University of California, Berkeley

 

banda February 6, 2017
“Autonomous UAVs: A Look into the Future”
Siva Banda, Chief Scientist, Aerospace Systems Directorate, Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL)

 

ruths February 3, 2017
“Attack Detection for Cyber-Physical Systems”
Justin Ruths, Mechanical Engineering, University of Texas - Dallas

 

bitmead November 7, 2016
“Output Feedback MPC in the Slow Zone”
Bob Bitmead, Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering, University of California – San Diego

 

murti October 10, 2016
“Manipulation and Interrogation of Matter at the Small Scale Enabled by a Controls and Systems Perspective”
Murti V. Salapaka, Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Minnesota – Twin Cities

 

takeshi September 7, 2016
“Passivity-Based Control and Optimization in Networked Robotics – From Human-Swarm Collaborations to Distributed Optimization”
Takeshi Hatanaka, Tokyo Institute of Technology

 

orin February 22, 2016
“Quantifying Network Controllability”
Bassam Bamieh, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of California at Santa Barbara

 

orin December 7 2015
“Squaring-up Linear Dynamical Systems - Theory and Applications”
Pradeep Misra, Department of Electrical Eingineering, Wright State University

 

orin November 2, 2015
“Dynamic Movement in a Humanoid: Walking, Running, and Jumping”
David Orin, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Ohio State University

 

geir October 5, 2015
“L1 Adaptive Control and it's Transition to Practice”
Naira Hovakimyan, Department of Mechanical Science & Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana - Champaign

 

geir September 10, 2015
“Networked Control: Theoretical Foundations to Cyberphysical Systems”
Geir E. Dullerud, Department of Mechanical Science & Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

 

Carolyn Beck June 29, 2015
“Physical Interpretations of Negative Imaginary Systems Theory”
Ian R. Petersen, Department of Information Technology and Electrical Engineering, University of New South Wales

 

Carolyn Beck May 4, 2015
“Modeling and Control of Anesthetic Pharmacodynamics”
Carolyn Beck, Dept. of Industrial and Enterprise Systems Engineering, Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

 

Hurmuzlu March 2, 2015
“Two Initially Actuated Baton Robots”
Yildirim Hurmuzlu, Dept. of Mechanical Engineering, Southern Methodist University

 

Michael Goldfarb February 16, 2015
“Minimizing Physical Disability with Robotic Arms, Legs, and Exoskeletons”
Michael Goldfarb, H. Fort Glowers Professor of Mechanical Engineering, Vanderbilt University

 

Jim Schmiedeler December 1, 2014
“Enhancing the Robustness of Walking Gaits in Under-actuated Biped Robots”
Jim Schmiedeler, Dept. of Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering, University of Notre Dame

 

Charlie Rohrs November 3, 2014
“Multistage Mean-Variance Portfolio Selection in Cointegrated Vector Autoregressive Systems”
Charlie Rohrs, Rohrs Consulting

 

Randal Beard October 6, 2014
“Multiple Target Tracking from Airborne Cameras”
Randal Beard, Dept. of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Brigham Young University

 

Andrea Serrani September 7, 2014
“The Geometry of Over-actuated Systems: Application to Dynamic Control Allocation”
Andrea Serrani, Dept. Of Electrical and Computer Engineering, The Ohio State University

 

Gary Yen May 5, 2014
“Adaptive Multi-Objective Particle Swarm Optimization Based on Parallel Cell Coordinate System”
Gary Yen, School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Oklahoma State University

 

Umit Ozguner April 7, 2014
“Control Applications in Intelligent / Autonomous Vehicles”
Umit Ozguner, Dept. of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Ohio State Univeristy

 

Chaouki T. Abdallas March 3, 2014
“System Theory, Network Science and Student Success”
Chaouki T. Abdallah, Provost & Executive Vice President, University of New Mexico

 

Emily A. Doucette February 13, 2014
“The Application of a Particle Filter to Urban Target Localization, Tracking, & Intercept”
Emily A. Doucette, Air Force Research Laboratory

 

Valasek February 3, 2014
“Towards Nonlinear Control of Morphing Air Vehicles”
John Valasek, Professor & Director, Center for Autonomous Vehicles and Sensor Systems, Aerospace Engineering Department Texas A&M University

 

Tariq December 2, 2013
“Systems Engineering and Advanced Control: Industry Perspective and an Application to Automotive Powertrains”
Tariq Samad, ACS Advanced Technology, Honeywell Laboratories

 

Chanaka November 4, 2013
“Fleet Routing Position-based Model for Inventory Pickup under Production Shutdown”
Chanaka Edirisinghe, Management Science Program, The University of Tennessee Knoxville

 

Georgia October 7, 2013
“Control and Sensing Co-Design for Maritime Robotic Sensor Networks”
Fumin Zhang, School of Electrical & Computer Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology

 

marka September 16, 2013
“One-bit Matrix Completion”
Mark A. Davenport, School of Electrical & Computer Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology

 

tryphon May 6, 2013
“Geometry of Spectral Analysis and Statistical Estimation, Tracking and Signal Detection”
Tryphon Georgiuo, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Minnesota

 

gary April 1, 2013
“State-Of-The-Art Evolutionary Algorithms for Many Objective Optimization”
Gary Yen, School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Oklahoma State University

 

warren March 4, 2013
“Theoretical and Experimental Outcomes of Closed-Loop Neuromuscular Control Methods to Yield Human Limb Motion”
Warren Dixon, Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (Affiliate), University of Florida

 

nancy February 4, 2013
“Sampling-Based Motion Planning: from Intelligent CAD to Crowd Simulation to Protein Folding”
Nancy Amato, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Texas A&M

 

sagar Oct. 1, 2012
“Probabilistic Methods in Cancer Biology”
M. Vidyasagar, Department Head of Bioengineering, Cecil & Ida Green Chair in Systems Biology Science, The University of Texas at Dallas

 

qu Oct. 22, 2012
“Modularized Design of Cooperative Control for Plug-And—Play Operation of Networked Heterogeneous Dynamical Systems”
Zhihua Qu, Professor and Chair of ECE, University of Central Florida

 

tarraf Nov. 12, 2012
“Optimal Design for Cooperative Control Synchronization and Games on Communication Graphs”
Danielle Tarraf, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Johns Hopkins University

 

tempo Dec. 3, 2012
“Randomized Algorithms for Control of Uncertain Complex Systems”
Roberto Tempo, Director of Research, CNR-IEIIT Politecnico di Torino

 

ross Sep. 10, 2012
“Can Feedback Control-Based Trading Strategies Beat the Stock Market?”
B. Ross Barmish, ECE Department, University of Wisconsin

 

fernandez Apr. 30, 2012
“Decisions and Control, Uncertainty and Risk: Performance Criteria, Models and Applications”
Emmanuel Fernandez, School of Electronics and Computing Systems University of Cincinnati

 

john Apr. 2, 2012
“Information Gradients and the Acquisition of Knowledge from Data”
John Baillieul, Intelligent Mechatronics Laboratory and College of Engineering Boston University

 

magnus Mar. 26, 2012
“Choreographic Abstractions in Robotics”
Magnus Egerstedt, School of Electrical and Computer Engineering Georgia Institute of Technology

 

primbs Mar. 5, 2012
“Systems Methods for Optimal Trading under Transaction Costs”
James Primbs, Department of Management Science & Engineering Stanford University

 

yutaka Feb. 20, 2012
“Fractional delay filters with applications to pitch shifting”
Yutaka Yamamoto, Department of Applied Analysis and Complex Dynamical Systems, Graduate School of Informatics, Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan

 

teel Nov. 21, 2011
“Tracking in billiards: A control-Lyapunov function approach”
Andy Teel, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of California, Santa Barbara

 

popa Nov. 14, 2011
“Multiscale Robotics and Control: from Microns and Millimeters to Human size”
Dan Popa, Department of Electrical Engineering, University of Texas at Arlington

 

abbas Nov. 7, 2011
“Adventures in a Multiattribute Space”
Ali Abbas, Department of Industrial and Enterprise Systems Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

 

subbarao Oct. 18, 2011
“Modeling, Simulation and Control of Morphing Wing UAVs”
Kamesh Subbarao, Department of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering, University of Texas at Arlington

 

rizzoni Oct. 3, 2011
“Energy management and sustainable mobility - an overview of control challenges and opportunities”
Giorgio Rizzoni, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Ohio State University

 

lewis Sept. 12, 2011
“Optimal Design for Cooperative Control Synchronization and Games on Communication Graphs”
Frank L. Lewis, Department of Electrical Engineering, University of Texas at Arlington

 

goswami Aug. 19, 2011
“Fall Control of Humanoid Robots”
Ambarish Goswami, Honda Research Institute, USA

 

voulgaris July 25, 2011
“Structured and Distributed Control via Input-Output Methods”
Petros G. Voulgaris, Department of Aerospace Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign