Electrical Engineering & Computer Science
stephane @ umich.edu | (734) 763-0591
Lafortune's general area of expertise is in Systems and Control Engineering. He is a member of the Control Systems Research Area in the EECS Department and of the Controls Group in the College of Engineering at the University of Michigan. He is also a member of Michigan Robotics.
Lafortune's research interests are in Discrete Event Systems (DES), including modeling, analysis, supervisory control, optimal control, and diagnosis of this class of dynamical systems. He also works on applications of DES in computer and communication systems and in software systems. Lafortune co-authored the textbook, Introduction to Discrete Event Systems, with Christos Cassandras.