Fall 2021 Seminars

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Control Seminars 

Fridays 3:30 – 4:30 p.m.
Virtual

September 10, 2021CANCELED. Necmiye Ozay, University of Michigan, “Learning Models and Constraints with Limited Data,” abstract here.
September 17, 2021Dawn Tilbury, University of Michigan, “Convergence Research Addressing Societal Challenges: The Central Role of Systems and Control,” abstract here. Recording of the seminar here. Presentation slides here.
September 24, 2021Mark Mueller, University of California, Berkeley, “More Versatile Aerial Robots — Safer and Longer Flights,” abstract here. Recording of the seminar here.
October 1, 2021Pramod Khargonekar, University of California, Irvine, “Climate Change Mitigation and Adaptation: Role for Systems and Control,” abstract here. Recording of the seminar here. Presentation slides here.
October 8, 2021Mahnoosh Alizadeh, University of California, Santa Barbara, “Learning to Price Demand in Safety-Critical Infrastructure Systems,” abstract here. Recording of the seminar here.
October 15, 2021Murti, Salapaka, University of Minnesota, “Reconstruction of Interconnectedness in Networks of Dynamical Systems Based on Passive and Partial Observations,” abstract here. Recording of the seminar here.
October 22, 2021Angela Schoellig, University of Toronto, “Safe Learning in Robotics,” abstract here. Recording of the seminar here.
October 29, 2021Maryam Fazel, University of Washington, “Analysis of Policy Gradient Descent for Control: Global Optimality via Convex Parameterization,” abstract here. Recording of the seminar here.
November 5, 2021Baosen Zhang, University of Washington, “Safe and Efficient Reinforcement Learning for Power System Control,” abstract here. Recording of the seminar here.
November 12, 2021Laurent Lessard, Northeastern University, “The Speed–Robustness Trade-Off for Iterative Optimization Algorithms,” abstract here. Recording of the seminar here. Presentation slides here.
November 19, 2021Reza Langari, Texas A&M University, “An Approach to Shared Control for Automated Driving,” abstract here. Recording of the seminar here.
December 3, 2021CANCELED: Hugo Villasanti, University of Michigan, “Control Engineering for Equity in Social Systems,” abstract here.

For more information please contact Prof. James Freudenberg
Email: 
jfr@umich.edu

and Prof. Peter Seiler
Email: 
pseiler@umich.edu

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